Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) was established on 1 September 1972 as a Statutory Board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Its charter since inception has been to oversee the development, management and promotion of the island as a resort destination for locals and tourists. Under the care of SDC, the island has over the years become a premier resort destination with 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 with multi-faceted appeal catering to both leisure and business visitors.
Today, SDC oversees the following business units – Sentosa Leisure Management Pte Ltd, Sentosa Cove Resort Management Pte Ltd and Mount Faber Leisure Group Pte Ltd. SDC also owns and manages the Sentosa Golf Club.
- Sentosa Leisure Management (SLM) handles the day-to-day operations of Sentosa Island. This includes attractions development and management, marketing and sales, maintenance, safety and security, landscaping and retail. It also organises an “always-on” calendar of programming activities and develops signature events that keep the island abuzz all year round. Some of the major events, such as the Siloso Beach Party – Asia’s biggest beach countdown party, have over the years, built a strong following of local and foreign guests.
- Sentosa Golf Club (SGC) manages two award-winning 18-holes, 71-par championship golf courses on the island – The Serapong, which is ranked 58th in the World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses by Golf Digest, and The Tanjong. SGC hosts the SMBC Singapore Open, where international star players and world-class golf professionals from Asia, Europe and the USA descend on its championship greens to putt for the prize purse of Singapore’s national tournament. It is also home to the HSBC Women’s Champions, a marquee women’s golf event that has been dubbed as ‘‘Asia’s Major’’.
- Sentosa Cove Resort Management (SCRM) is responsible for the management of Sentosa Cove, which has evolved into an internationally prestigious residential and commercial waterfront district, including the ONE°15 Marina Club, W Singapore – Sentosa Cove and Quayside Isle, which offers a selection of specially-curated new-to-market restaurants, dining concepts from established groups, and specialty retail stores.
- Mount Faber Leisure Group (MFLG) manages Faber Peak Singapore and the Singapore Cable Car Sky Network of six stations on two main lines – the Mount Faber Line that connects mainland Singapore to the resort island of Sentosa, and the Sentosa Line that connects to the island’s western end at the Siloso Point. Its key businesses comprise attractions and event management, guided tour experiences, coach services, souvenirs and lifestyle merchandise as well as alfresco dining. Mount Faber Leisure Group strives to create happy experiences for all its guests with friendly and thoughtful service from its passionate team of ambassadors.