AT THE Feng Shui approved time of 3:18 pm, Marina Bay Sands officially opened
its doors to the public. The Integrated Resort (IR) is set to open
progressively over the year, with Tuesday’s first phase including 963 hotel
rooms, parts of the shopping mall and convention centre, some restaurants and
bars, the Event Plaza along Marina Bay, and the casino.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon G. Adelson,
together with his wife and other company officials snip the celebratory ribbon
during the opening.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon G. Adelson.
Crowds wait to enter the Marina Bay Sands which opened at 3.18pm on Tuesday.
To ease the flow of human traffic into the casino, 12 levy kiosks and 28 levy
counters were set up in the Expo hall.
Stilt walkers were a favourite with the crowds waiting inside the Expo Hall.