If you're in Canada, the northern U.S or Europe, it's easy to find snow to create a feeling of Christmas and the North Pole. But what if you're in Singapore or some other area where it never snows? How can event planners respond to the challenge of creating a winter event with real snow at 5 star hotels, resorts and event venues in hot climates?
Up until recently, you had to be satisfied with posters and winter videos. Now, the possibilities are endless.
Snow Houses in Hot Places
So you're in Singapore? Finding snow is no problem. All it takes is a visit to Snow City.
You can also do what these folks did and just make it snow in Singapore. How did they do it? More about that later.
You can pick from Snow World in Genting Highlands, or use one of the many ice rinks in Kuala Lumpur.
You can find snow at Snow World in Manila or sometimes at the Enchanted Kingdom and it did really snow in 2009.
By now, you've heard about Ski Dubai where you'll find real ski slopes in an area that was, up until relatively recently, desert. There are also a number of ice skating rinks in Dubai that are perfect winter event venues. For something really different, try the Ice Cafe.
What if the temperatures are soaring outside and there is no snow house or ice cafe near you? No problem. The folks in Celebration, Florida have been throwing an annual Christmas street party with real snow for years. This year was no exception.
Now you can too. Take a peek:
With the magic of modern technology, event planners can use snow machines to create real, fake snow and transform any environment into a winter wonderland without any danger of frostbite.