Marina Bay Sands Revs Up for Its First F1

2010-08-26 17:31 1866

Great hotel packages, F1 driver appearances, concerts and
free night race screenings at Singapore's most excitingentertainment destination

SINGAPORE, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ --Marina Bay Sands today announced a line-up of exciting experiences for guests as it gears up for its first Singapore Grand Prix night race. As Singapore's latest and most exciting entertainment destination, the integrated resort expects to welcome thousands of visitors from Singapore and around the world with attractive Grand Prix Hotel packages, free F1 race screenings at the event plaza, F1 driver appearances, race car simulations and exciting competitions.

Guests checking into the luxurious trackside Marina Bay Sands Hotel on September 23rd and 24th will enjoy savings up to SGD200. All stays will be even more unforgettable as each guest will have full access to the Sands SkyPark, 200 meters above ground, providing an unparalleled view of the race track. Other perks include free breakfast for two, exclusive deals from participating retailers at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands and complimentary airport shuttle for overseas visitors. Other exciting hotel promotions will be available till September 28th. For full details on all F1 packages and bookings visit our website at .

Marina Bay Sands President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Thomas Arasi, said, "Singapore has been described as one of the best F1 venues in the world and as the city's newest icon, Marina Bay Sands cannot wait to be part of this year's thrilling event. We look forward to welcoming thousands of fans to our magnificent destination, to not only witness another fantastic Grand Prix but also to experience all that Marina Bay Sands has to offer. From our luxurious hotel rooms, international cuisine from celebrity chefs and perhaps the most remarkable feature, the Sands SkyPark, all our guests at this year's race will be truly entertained."

As early as August 23rd, F1 fans will get to experience the thrills of hitting speeds over 200km/h in the Williams F1 simulation car with a chance to win attractive prizes if they qualify in the top 10. The week only gets better with the appearance by reigning F1 World Champion Jensen Button on September 22nd. Button, the brand ambassador for Tag Heuer, one of the leading retailers at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands will be the special guest for the store's ribbon cutting ceremony.

"We expect that with Marina Bay Sands' fantastic location and stunning views of the entire city, including the race track, we will become the most sought after destination during this action-packed week," said Mr. Arasi. To keep the momentum in high gear, Avalon the iconic Hollywood nightclub, set to open its doors at Marina Bay Sands in January, will host a two-night musical festival starting September 23. The party, to be held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, will feature international headlining acts including Flo Rida and the Chemical Brothers (DJ set).

About Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd

Marina Bay Sands is the leading business, leisure and entertainment destination in Asia. It features large and flexible convention and exhibition facilities, 2,560 hotel rooms and suites, the rooftop Sands SkyPark, the best shopping mall in Asia, world-class celebrity chef restaurants, a casino, Paiza Club for premium players and an outdoor event plaza. It will also have a museum and theaters, which will debut with "The Lion King." For more information, please visit .

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Source: Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd