AWARDS & ACCOLADES

Since opening in April 2010, Marina Bay Sands has clinched over 750 awards and is highly recognised in Asia for its outstanding MICE and hotel facilities. Key awards include:
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Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants

Granted by Restaurant Magazine

Organised by Restaurant magazine, Asia's 50 Best Restaurants is a snapshot of the opinions and experiences of over 900 international restaurant industry experts. The Restaurant magazine also organizes the World’s 50 Best Restaurants and Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2013 - Osteria Mozza - ranked 35th
  • 2013 - Waku Ghin - ranked 11th
  • 2014 - Waku Ghin - ranked 7th
  • 2015 - Waku Ghin - ranked 9th
  • 2015 - Osteria Mozza - ranked 45th
  • 2015 - Tetsuya Wakuda - The Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2016 - Waku Ghin - ranked 6th
  • 2016 - David Thompson - The Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2017 - Waku Ghin - ranked 20th
  • 2018 – Waku Ghin – ranked 23rd 
  • 2019 – Waku Ghin – ranked 40th

Asia Retail Congress

Asia Retail Congress

Granted by Asia Retail Congress

The Asia Retail Congress is Asia's single most important global platform promoting world-class retail practices. For more than 10 years, the Retail Excellence Awards have championed and rewarded the finest achievements in the retail sector. Winners are amongst some of the most highly regarded names in the industry.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

2016 Retail Marketing Campaign of the Year - The Shoppes Luxury Relaunch


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BCA Green Mark Scheme

Granted by Building and Construction Authority

The BCA Green Mark Scheme was launched in January 2005 as an initiative to drive Singapore's construction industry towards more environment-friendly buildings and to raise environmental awareness among developers, designers and builders. Marina Bay Sands is one of the single largest buildings in Singapore to be conferred the Green Mark Platinum Award by the Building and Construction Authority.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2012 - Green Mark Gold
  • 2015, 2018, 2020, 2021 - Green Mark Platinum

Community Chest Awards Platinum

Community Chest Awards

Granted by Community Chest

Community Chest, the fund-raising arm of National Council of Social Service, presents annual awards to recognize the support it receives from the community. These awards acknowledge the passion and generosity of organizations and individuals who have helped the disadvantaged in Singapore. Selection of the Community Chest Awards winners is based on donations made or raised in the preceding financial year.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2011: Corporate Gold Award
  • 2012 to 2017: Corporate Platinum Award
  • 2018 to 2021: Charity Gold Award
  • 2021 - Enabler Award
  • 2021 - Volunteer Partner Award

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Enabling Mark Awards

Granted by SG Enable

The Enabling Mark is a national-level accreditation framework that recognises organisations for best practices and outcomes in disability-inclusive employment.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2021 to 2024 - Enabling Mark (Platinum)
  • 2021 - Enabling Champion Award

Readers' Choice Awards 2021

Expat Living Readers' Choice Awards    

Granted by Expat Living Singapore

The annual Expat Living Readers’ Choice awards invites readers to vote for their favourite products and services across more than 100 categories.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2020 - Best Nightlife: Marquee Singapore (Bronze)
  • 2020 - Best Hotel for a Romantic Getaway (Bronze)
  • 2020 - Best Hotel for a Family Trip in Singapore (Bronze)
  • 2021 - Best Nightlife: Marquee Singapore (Silver)
  • 2021 - Best Romantic Dining: KOMA Singapore (Bronze)
  • 2022 - Best Hotel for Business in Singapore (Silver)
  • 2022 - Best Romantic Dining: Spago Dining Room (Silver)
  • 2022 - Best Restaurant & Bar with Best Views: Spago Dining Room (Silver), LAVO Italian Restaurant & Rooftop Bar (Bronze)

Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide

Granted by Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide, originator of the Five Star Ratings, has established the benchmark for excellence in global hospitality. For more than 50 years, their professional inspectors have traveled the world to find the finest hotels, restaurants and spas, spotlighting each property's best attributes through their Five-Star, Four-Star and Recommended ratings.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2015 to 2022: Five Star Restaurant – Waku Ghin
  • 2015 to 2022: Four Star Restaurant – CUT by Wolfgang Puck
  • 2017 to 2022: Four Star Restaurant – Spago by Wolfgang Puck
  • 2015 to 2022: Four Star Spa – Banyan Tree Spa
  • 2015 to 2022: Four Star Hotel – Marina Bay Sands
  • 2019: Top 25 Hotels of Instagram

Healthy Venue

Healthy Venue

Granted by the World Obesity Federation

The Healthy Venue accreditation, given by the World Obesity Federation who is a lead partner to global agencies on obesity, recognises venues that integrate wellness into conferences by prioritising healthier eating, movement and workplace health. 

Award that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2022 - Gold Awarded Venue: Sands Expo and Convention Centre

 


Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certified Verified Venue

Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certified Verified Venue

Granted by the Meeting Professionals International

The Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certified Verified Venue (HMCC-VV) recognises venues that are equipped to meet the complex planning and operational standards mandated by international healthcare and life-science meeting event organisers.

Award that Marina Bay Sands received:

  •  2022 - Sands Expo and Convention Centre

HSMAI Adrian Awards Winner 2020

HSMAI Adrian Awards 2020        

Granted by The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association

Established 64 years ago, the annual Adrian Awards recognises hospitality, travel and tourism brands and agencies for creative and outstanding work in the areas of advertising, digital marketing and public relations.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2020 - Silver Award: Corporate Social Responsibility (Covid-19 Relief Efforts)

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ISO 20121 Sustainable Events Management System Certification

Granted by BSI Hong Kong

Marina Bay Sands is South East Asia's first MICE facility to obtain the ISO 20121 Sustainable Events Management System certification in February 2014. ISO 20121 provides the framework for identifying the potentially negative social, economic and environmental impacts of events by removing or reducing them, and capitalizing on more positive impacts through improved planning and processes.

Award that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2014 - ISO 20121 Sustainable Events Management System

LEED Platinum

LEED® Green Building Certification

Granted by the U.S. Building Council

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available across building types, LEED provides a framework to recognise buildings designed, constructed, maintained and operated at the highest levels for improved environmental performance.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2018 - LEED Gold: ArtScience Museum
  • 2019 - LEED Platinum: Sands Expo and Convention Centre

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LinkedIn Talent Excellence Awards

Granted by LinkedIn

The Annual Talent Excellence Awards celebrates the success of LinkedIn clients in their talent acquisition journey. In 2014, Marina Bay Sands won the Most Engaging Talent Brand Award for Southeast Asia, which recognises clients who have the highest interaction and engagement with their employer brands on LinkedIn. In 2015, Marina Bay Sands ranked 3rd in the list of Most Influential Brands in Singapore. The ranking is based on LinkedIn’s Content Marketing Score which is calculated by measuring a brand’s unique engagement and dividing it by a brand’s audience.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2014 - Most Engaging Talent Brand Award for Southeast Asia
  • 2015 - Most Influential Brands in Singapore - 3rd position

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Michelin Star

Granted by Michelin Guide Singapore

The Michelin Guide Singapore is an annual guidebook that awards Michelin stars, with recommendations independently and anonymously provided by the Michelin Guide’s team of international restaurant dining inspectors. Michelin stars are coveted by many chefs but bestowed upon only to an excellent few. Singapore is the first Southeast Asian country, and only the fourth Asian territory (after Japan, Hong Kong and Macau) to be rated by the Michelin Guide.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2016 to 2021 - One Michelin Star: CUT
  • 2016 - One Michelin Star: Waku Ghin
  • 2017 to 2021 - Two Michelin Stars: Waku Ghin

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PATA Gold Awards

Granted by Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is a not-for-profit association that is internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region. The PATA Gold Awards is presented to outstanding entries in four principal categories: Marketing; Education and Training; Environment; and Heritage and Culture.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2014 - Gold Award (Culture) - "Wonder Full" Light & Water Show
  • 2016 - Grand Award Winner (Environment Category) -Sands ECO360°

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Patron of the Arts Awards

Granted by National Arts Council

Singapore's vibrant arts and culture scene is possible only with the generous contributions of sponsors, donors and supporters of the arts. The Patron of the Arts Awards celebrates and recognises the support of private corporations and individuals to the local arts scene annually.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, - Distinguished Patron of the Arts

PR Awards 2021

PR Awards 2021

Granted by Marketing Interactive

The annual PR Awards is the definitive awards programme to recognise the very best in the public relations and communications industry across the region.

Award that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2021 - Best Covid-19 Related Response (Gold)
  • 2022 - Best PR by an In-House Communications Team (Bronze) 

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Rakuten Travel Award

Granted by Rakuten

Rakuten Travel is one of Japan’s largest Online Travel Agency and a member of the Rakuten Group. Rakuten Travel, which has established offices in 12 countries and 20 cities, provides the platform to support accommodation providers.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 - Diamond Award

Randstad Award

Randstad Award

Granted by Randstad

Randstad is one of the world’s largest recruitment & HR services providers, with Asia Pacific operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Australia and New Zealand. The Randstad Award is an annual award to recognize Singapore’s most attractive employers based on the results of the largest employment survey into employer branding research by an independent external research agency (ICMA) among a population of 7,103 people in Singapore.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2013 - Singapore’s Most Attractive Employer - 6th place
  • 2014, 2015 - Most Attractive Employer in the Hospitality and Recreation Services Sector
  • 2019: Most Attractive Employer in Singapore (ranked 3rd)

Singapore's Best Employers 2021

Singapore's Best Employers

Granted by The Straits Times and Statista

Commissioned by The Straits Times, Statista ranked employers by their total score based on more than 200,000 gathered evaluations. The list consists of 200 companies with the best scores.

Ranking that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2020 - Singapore’s Best Employer (#19)
  • 2021- Singapore's Best Employer (#8)
  • 2022 - Singapore’s Best Employer (#23)

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Singapore Tourism Awards

Granted by Singapore Tourism Board

The Singapore Tourism Awards celebrates and recognises individuals and organisations in the tourism sector for delivering outstanding experiences and demonstrating enterprise excellence. Organised by the Singapore Tourism Board, the Awards seek to raise the sector’s competitiveness by motivating organisations and individuals to create compelling experiences or adopt best practices.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2011 - Special Recognition Breakthrough Contribution to Tourism
  • 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021, 2022 - Best Business Event Venue Experience
  • 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2022 - Best Shopping Experience, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
  • 2016 - Best Meetings/Incentives Organiser
  • 2016, 2019 - Best Customer Service for Food & Beverage
  • 2016, 2019, 2020 - Best Customer Service for Retail
  • 2018 - Exceptional Achievement Award (for receiving Best Business Event Venue for three consecutive years)
  • 2020 - Best Nightspot Experience (Marquee Singapore)
  • 2020 - Special Recognition (Integrated Resorts)
  • 2021, 2022 - Special Award for Community Care (Business)
  • 2022 - Special Award for Most Exemplary Employer
  • 2022 - Special Award for Sustainability 

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Top 50 Engineering Feats

The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) commemorated Singapore’s 50th birthday in 2015 and IES’ 50th anniversary in 2016 with Engineering Feats @ SG50 competition to identify 50 engineering projects, via votes from Singaporeans that have made economic and social impact to Singapore.

Marina Bay Sands and ArtScience Musuem won the Top 50 Engineering Feats.


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Travellers' Choice Best of the Best Awards

Granted by TripAdvisor

The Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Awards is TripAdvisor’s highest recognition and is presented annually to the top 1% of businesses across select categories.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2014, 2016 - Best Fine Dining Restaurants (Asia): CUT by Wolfgang Puck
  • 2016, 2017, 2020, 2021 - Best Fine Dining Restaurants (Singapore): CUT by Wolfgang Puck
  • 2017, 2020 - Best Fine Dining Restaurants (Singapore): Spago by Wolfgang Puck
  • 2020, 2021 - Top 25 Most Saved Hotel (World)
  • 2021 - Top Picture-Perfect Hotels (World)

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The Marketing Events Awards

Granted by Marketing Magazine

The Marketing Events Awards is designed to celebrate the outstanding work of event marketers and planners across South Asia, Southeast Asia and ANZ. Since its inception in 2012, The Marketing Events Awards has grown to be the premier platform for event marketers and planners to showcase their creative excellence, successful strategy, and operational precision.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2015 - Best Use of Influencers (Gold) and Best Use of Malls/Shopping Centres (Gold)
  • 2016 – Best Event – Social Media (Gold), Best  Event – Consumer (Silver), Best Event – Use of Influencers (Silver) and Best Event – Retail (Bronze)
  • 2017 – Best Event – PR/Guerrilla Marketing Stunt (Bronze) and Best Event – Retail/Shopper Marketing (Silver)
  • 2019 - Best Venue for Conferences, Meetings, Seminars (Gold) and Best Use of Influencers (Bronze)

50 Best Discovery

The World’s Best 50 Discovery

Granted by William Reed Business Media

An extension of the annual World’s 50 Best ranking of restaurants and bars, the World’s Best 50 Discovery aims to showcase lesser-known venues through travel guides and features. A diverse range of expert-recommended restaurants and bars across the world are provided, from emerging talent and local favourites to fine dining and sophisticated drinking establishments.

Award that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2021 - CUT by Wolfgang Puck, Spago Bar & Lounge, Spago Dining Room and Waku Ghin

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The World’s 50 Best Restaurants

Granted by Restaurant Magazine

Organised by Restaurant Magazine, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants is a snapshot of the opinions and experiences of over 900 international restaurant industry leaders. This well-constructed list is an honourable survey of current tastes and a credible indicator of the best places to eat around the globe.

Award that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2014 - Waku Ghin - ranked 50th

TTG Travel Awards

Granted by TTG Asia

Organised annually by TTG Asia, the TTG Travel Awards honours the best of the best in the Asia-Pacific travel trade. This prestigious travel industry event marks a time for the industry to recognise the exemplary organisations that raise the bar of excellence.

Awards that Marina Bay Sands received:

  • 2017 to 2019: Best Convention & Exhibition Centre