Sentosa and MasterCard will join hands for the first time to offer exclusive deals to MasterCard cardholders from all over the world when they visit the State of Fun. Cardholders of the 2.1 billion MasterCard and Maestro-branded cards in circulation worldwide can expect to receive special privileges at Sentosa Island’s exciting array of themed attractions, award-winning spa retreats, golden sandy beaches, resort accommodations and world-renowned golf courses with the new tie-up.
The two-year partnership will see the island resort’s businesses collaborate with MasterCard to provide attractive deals for guests to enjoy on the island. Whether they choose to escape with a staycation, indulge in good food, gear up for adrenaline-pumping activities or party the nights away, there will be a deal for everyone holding a MasterCard card.
“We know that our consumers have come to expect the best deals when they pay with their cards. In addition to fantastic discounts offered by MasterCard at establishments across the island, our collaboration with Sentosa will provide novel experiences to both domestic and visiting cardholders,” said Deborah Heng, group head and general manager, MasterCard Singapore.
“With over 30 attractions and 120 F&B establishments on the island, Sentosa receives more than 18 million local and foreign visitors annually. We believe that this partnership is a step in the right direction towards expanding our reach and connecting with even more prospective visitors. We are very encouraged by our business partners’ warm reception towards this collaboration and are confident that this will further enhance the Sentosa experience for each and every single one of our visitors,” said Mr Addison Goh, Director, Island Investment, Sentosa Development Corporation.
Most of the businesses on Sentosa have jumped onboard this partnership programme with attractions offering up to 20% off their published rates and all island hotels having committed discounts either on hotel stays or at their food and beverage and spa outlets. Check out more deals at http://www.sentosa.com.sg/en/MasterCard/.
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Sentosa is Asia’s leading leisure destination and Singapore’s premier island resort getaway, located within 15 minutes from the central business and shopping districts. The island resort is managed by Sentosa Development Corporation, which works with various stakeholders in overseeing property investments, attractions development, operation of the various leisure offerings and management of the residential precinct on the island. The Corporation also manages the Southern Islands, and owns Mount Faber Leisure Group which runs Singapore’s only cable car service.
The 500-hectare island resort is home to an exciting array of themed attractions, award-winning spa retreats, lush rainforests, golden sandy beaches, resort accommodations, world-renowned golf courses, a deep-water yachting marina and luxurious residences – making Sentosa a vibrant island resort for business and leisure. Making Sentosa its home, too, is Singapore’s first integrated resort, Resorts World Sentosa, which operates South East Asia’s first Universal Studios theme park.
Situated on the eastern end of Sentosa Island is Sentosa Cove, an exclusive residential enclave. By 2014, it will be bustling with some 2,000 homes, romantic quayside restaurants, retail and specialty shops. Offering Singapore’s only truly oceanfront residences, Sentosa Cove is fast becoming the world’s most desirable address.
The Island is also proud to be home to Sentosa Golf Club and its two acclaimed golf courses, The Serapong and The Tanjong. In 2013, Sentosa Golf Club hosted the HSBC Women’s Champions, featuring some of the world’s best female golf professionals. This prestigious ladies event will continue teeing off at the Serapong till 2015.
Welcoming a growing number of local and international guests every year, Sentosa is an integral part of Singapore’s goal to be a global destination to work, live and play. For more information, please visit www.sentosa.com.sg.
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