Museum of Ice Cream to open in S'pore in 2nd half of 2021

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Nyi Nyi Thet | April 07, 2021, 10:30 AM

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced three new local attractions that will be launched in the near future.

The announcement,by STB Chief Executive Keith Tan, was made at the Tourism Industry Conference on April 7.

The three new attractions will be the Museum of Ice Cream, the Slingshot, and SkyHelix Sentosa.

According to Tan, the Museum of Ice Cream is a popular attraction in New York City.

The launch in Singapore will be their first location outside of the United States.

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With some interesting flavours available in their U.S. establishment.

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The Slingshot, Asia's tallest slingshot and a new thrill ride, will be opening in Clarke Quay later this year.

SkyHelix Sentosa will be Singapore’s first open-air panoramic attraction that allows visitors scenic views of Sentosa and our Southern Waterfront. It will open in 2022.

Other announcements made at the conference include STB's work in refreshing tourism attractions, as well as new accommodation offerings.

Transforming carpark into event space

In terms of refreshing tourism attractions, Tan pointed to the continued transformation of Grange Road carpark in Orchard Road into a lifestyle and event space, which is expected to be completed in 2022.

He also announced that, together with URA and SLA, they will launch a tender for a new attraction concept at the vacant site between Somerset skate park and Killiney Road, later this year.

There will also be two new properties opening in the lifestyle precinct Orchard Road – Citadines Connect City Centre and Orchard Hills Residences Singapore MGallery.

Tan also highlighted how STB had supported close to 300 establishments with their Marketing Partnership Programme launched in April, 2020.

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