SEA Games 2015: Rise to Greater Heights During the 28th SEA Games with UnionPay International

From today, visitors will experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enjoy the spectacular view of the 28th SEA Games from up above! Further to a cash sponsorship of more than S$1 million, UnionPay International, the Official Payment Systems Sponsor of the Games, will introduce complimentary hot air balloon rides from 2 to 16 June 2015 as part of the 28th SEA Games Carnival at the Singapore Sports Hub. For the first time, the public can enjoy a panoramic view of the Singapore Sports Hub and the surrounding areas, elevating their experience to a whole new level as we celebrate the return of the Games to Singapore after 22 years and the nation’s Golden Jubilee.


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The public will be able to enjoy these exclusive hot air balloon rides during two time periods – 8am to 10am, and 5pm to 8pm. During this 15-day period, fans can expect up to a total of close to 150 hot air balloon flights, with each ride accommodating up to three passengers at a time. The hot air balloon will be anchored and each ride will reach a maximum height of 25m. For safety reasons, the hot air balloon will cease operations during the opening and closing ceremonies of the 28th SEA Games (5 & 16 June, 5-8pm).

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