The Macau Metro Monitor, December 7, 2012
RWS FORECASTS 17 MILLION VISITORS FOR 2013 Channel News Asia
Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) expects to have 17 million visitors for 2013. RWS, which started welcoming guests in January 2010, has 16 million visitors to date for 2012. The recently-opened Marine Life Park is expected to draw the extra one million visitors to the integrated resort next year. RWS will offer new attractions progressively including a new ride at Universal Studios Singapore based on the children's show, Sesame Street, and new education and conservation programmes at Marine Life Park.
The integrated resort has generated over 13,000 jobs. 70% jobs are taken up by Singaporeans.
GENTING SINGAPORE MAY EXPAND IN JAPAN ON LEGISLATION OUTLOOK Bloomberg
Genting is monitoring Japan’s legislative process and said the market offers “good potential.” It said it explores every acquisition opportunity and Japan will probably be the company’s next investment. “I’m more optimistic on something happening in Japan,” Chairman Lim Kok Thay said at a press conference in Singapore. “It’s all about the legislation. The group wouldn’t do anything until there’s clarity on gaming regulation.”