Singapore's integrated resorts redesigning jobs to support planned $9b growth

Madam Saadiah Martawi (left) has worked as a housekeeper at Resorts World Sentosa for nine years.
Madam Saadiah Martawi (left) has worked as a housekeeper at Resorts World Sentosa for nine years.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

SINGAPORE - After nine years as a housekeeper at Resorts World Sentosa, Madam Saadiah Martawi, 56, is no stranger to the hard work needed to clean up after guests who leave a complete mess in their rooms.

While her job may be tough now, it looks set to be more demanding in the near future, with Singapore's integrated resorts pledging to pump $9 billion here, which could add another half a million yearly international visitors and create an estimated 5,000 new jobs.

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