Marina Bay Sands has introduced a state-of-the-art hybrid broadcast studio, complete with holograms and virtual reality, as it seeks to salvage its MICE business from the ravages of Covid-19.
Designed to accommodate a live studio audience with a maximum capacity of 50 persons at any one time, the hybrid broadcast studio will offer broadcast-quality live-streaming capabilities.
It’s also able to beam someone from a different part of the world ‘live’ into Singapore through a holographic presence.
The studio is a forward-thinking example of how Asia’s MICE industry is seeking to reinvent itself in the wake of the pandemic. Las Vegas Sands, which owns MBS, boasts 5.2 square million of MICE space globally and has more in the plans for Singapore through its S$4.5 billion casino expansion plan.
Prior to the crisis, the island nation had been one of the most prosperous places for such large-scale events.
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For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.