World Genting (RWG), a premier
leisure and entertainment holiday destination, is back into limelight after 3
years of construction. The renowned tourist spot is now ready to give the world
a first look at its ongoing metamorphosis.
It is equipped with over 10,300 rooms spread across 7 hotels, theme
parks and entertainment attractions, dining and also retail outlets,
international shows and business convention facilities.
Speaking to Safari
Plus, Mr. Rocky Too, Senior Vice
President Sales & Marketing, Genting
Malaysia Berhad (Resort World Genting) elaborates on what they have bagged
to attract Indian tourists.
World Genting (a destination itself) is back into limelight, what all are the
key factors that would attracts Indian to the resorts?
Resorts World Genting is a one stop holiday
destination for holiday makers and especially the Indian tourists. Rediscover the resort in 2018 with many new
attractions available and on the way such as:
The resort offers
clean cool weather between 14 to 22 degrees 365 days above 6,000 ft above sea
Brand new cable
car system with glass floor gondolas.
Sky Avenue Mall
– Shopping haven with a difference – 168 tenants consisting 70 over food &
beverage outlets to choose from. Luxury floor, high street fashion, al fresco
dinning, cinemas, Sky Symphony Show – biggest winch performance in the world
complemented by three storey high and giant LED screens to showcase the story
of the show.
Indoor Theme Park SkyTropolis – Soft opening February and full opening in April/May
Outdoor Theme Park – first in the world Twentieth Century Fox world Theme Park
Genting Highlands Premium Outlets – showcasing over 150 top brands
World biggest hotel in the world – First World Hotel with 7351 rooms.
Q2) Though it's
a niche product which all segments you target in Indian Market?
The resort has many things to offer to the Indian
Market. Tourists consist of family
members from young to senior citizens.
Prior to the closure of the outdoor theme park, the resort has received over 250,000 tourists from India. In 2018, this figure will rise to 300,000
with the opening of the indoor and outdoor theme park.
Q3) With an array of Restaurant which will be
the best option for Indian tastebud?
Many Indian tourists are well traveled. They want to
try local and international food. We have many options that include western,
local and vegetarian food that are available at the SkyAvenue plus specific Indian food at the Spice Garden and Sri Paandi
at Malaysian Food Street.
Q4) What are
your marketing and promotional plans for 2018?
First quarter of 2018 will see us promoting the
opening of our Indoor Theme Park,
Skytropolis and also concurrently the outdoor theme park, Twentieth Century Fox World. We believe these two new attractions
will highly attract the Indian tourists to rediscover Resorts World Genting.
Q5) Do you have
plans promoting this destination along with Malaysian Tourism Board and
Yes, we hope to do more promotions with Malaysian Tourism Board and in
particular Malaysia Airlines, Malindo and Air Asia to bring Indian Tourists to the resort.