Gardens by the Bay recipient of Thea 2014 Award
Good news for Singapore. Gardens by the Bay is a recipient of a prestige Thea 2014 Awards for an “Outstanding Achievements” among 13 others nominee. The ceremony will be held in Disneyland Resort, Anaheim USA on 5th April, 2014 to honour the recipients of 20th Thea Awards. The award is equivalent to an Oscar award in an attraction industry.
There is no price for an innovation and Singapore always welcome innovative ideas. The 101 hectares Gardens by the Bay appeared on Singapore landscape in 2012 and it has became one of an iconic attraction in Singapore. The recognition of Gardens by the Bay by Thea Awards Committee is a dedicated efforts of thousand of people who are behind it’s success.
Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) described Gardens by the Bay as:
More than a mere botanical display, Gardens by the Bay is a compelling and iconic experience that brings education, entertainment, other worldly environments, regionally unique biomes and extraordinary perspectives to Singapore. Created as a gift to the people of Singapore, the project boasts audacious scale, a unique site plan, a focus on quality of the educational and interpretation experience, and, especially, excellence of design.
What is so unique about Gardens by the Bay?
There are many unique aspects of Gardens by thy Bay including two conservatories – Cloud Forest & Flower Dome – which can be seen from the distance. The 128 meter long OCBC Skyway suspension bridge, 6 unique gardens in Flower dome, Cloud Walk – Secret Garden – Floating Mountain in Cloud Forest and 18 unique supertrees grove – 82 to 164 feet high.
Recipients of Thea 2014 Awards
The 11 recipients of Thea Outstanding Achievements award include:
- Gardens by the Bay – Marina Bay Singapore
- The Song of an Angel – Universal Studio Japan
- Michael Jackson: ONE, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
- Titanic Belfast, Northern Ireland
- The Mind Museum, Taguig City, Philippines
- Polynesian Cultural Center Revitalization, Oahu, Hawaii
- De Vuurproef, Het Spoorwegmuseum (The Railway Museum), Utrecht, Netherlands
- Enchanted Tales with Belle, Magic Kingdom Park, Walt Disney World Resort (USA)
- Mystic Manor, Hong Kong Disneyland
- Marine Worlds Carousel, Les Machines de I’lle, Nantes, France
- Revolution Tru-trackless Ride System (Oceaneering)
The Thea Classic award goes to Enchanted Tiki Room – Disneyland Park, Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, California USA and The Buzz Price Thea Award goes to Garner Holt of Garner Holt Productions for Recognizing a Lifetime of Distinguished Achievements.
Previously, Singapore attractions were also recipient of Thea Awards including: