The Singapore economy has been hard-hit by the pandemic and lack of foreign tourists. New plans have now been announced to help increase the attractiveness further for future tourism.
“These projects are a welcome breathe of fresh air amongst all the negativity and bad news in the last year. Since the pandemic hit we have focused on how to weather this long winter.”Keith Tam, Chief Executive Singapore Tourism Board
Planned to open later in 2021 is Slingshot which will see riders catapulted almost 70 metres into the air, reaching speeds up to 160 kph.
The ride will be the tallest in Asia and will be located in Clarke Quay on the site formally occupied by the G-Max Reverse Bungee and next to GX-5 Extreme Swing where riders drop from 40 metres.
The Sentosa area will see the SkyHelix Sentosa, an open-air rotating gondola that will rise to 35 metres above the ground and offer spectacular views of Singapore’s southern coast while enjoying a drink.
The ride will be located close to the Sentosa cable car station.
Museum of Ice Cream, Singapore
Scheduled to open in August 2021, the Museum of Ice Cream will feature 14 multi-sensory ice cream themed installations, celebrating the ice cream experience.
The 60,000 sq.ft. museum will be located in the Dempsey area of Singapore and will include aSingapore-inspired “Dragon Playground”, a pink and yellow jungle with 10,000 bananas and the largest sprinkle pool in the world.
The whole experience will last around 60 to 90 minutes.
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