With Many Similar Theme Parks, Resorts and Casinos in the Region, How Can Singapore's Step Towards Integrated Resorts Achieve its Aims?
18 Pages Posted: 31 Dec 2005
The opening of the Disneyland in Hong Kong adds to the growing number of theme parks in the region and also fuelling competition in the tourism market in the region. To stem the decline in figures of tourists traveling to Singapore and reap the financial returns as hoped, Singapore has to implement necessary measures towards differentiating itself from other destinations, and to promote itself as the place to be at for tourists and locals alike.
The whole package of branding efforts, establishment of image, marketing work and management of the resorts shall require much analysis into the fine details. Only with such detailed planning can Singapore's Integrated Resorts achieve its aim to be among the best tourist destination in world, and compete with countries in the region in tourism industry. This study aims to give a better understanding on how and what options can Singapore adopt to achieve that competitive edge over the rest and be successful in using that edge to its advantage.
Keywords: Casino, Integrated Resort, Theme Park, Gaming
JEL Classification: L83
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