Genting Group’s Leisure & Hospitality Division is led by 56.8%-owned Genting Malaysia Berhad (Genting Malaysia). The crown jewel of the division is Genting Highlands Resort – Asia’s leading integrated leisure and entertainment resort.
The resort’s attractions include over 50 fun rides, 150 outlets (comprising 80 dining and 70 shopping outlets) and six uniquely themed leisure walk boulevards at First World Plaza – the highest shopping centre in Malaysia at about 2,000 metres above sea level, Casino de Genting – a world-class gaming entertainment area and three mega multi-purpose venues (the 6,000-pax Genting International Convention Centre, 6,000-pax Arena of Stars and 1,800-pax Genting International Showroom) that provides a constant flow of world class shows and events..
There are six hotels in Genting Highlands Resort, i.e. Genting Hotel, Resort Hotel, Highlands Hotel, Theme Park Hotel and First World Hotel at the hilltop and Awana Genting Highlands Golf & Country Resort at the mid-hill – offering 10,000 hotel rooms.
Genting Highlands Resort has the distinction of having Genting Skyway – “the longest cable car in Southeast Asia” spanning 3.38km from the midhill at Gohtong Jaya to Highlands Hotel at the hilltop. Genting Skyway, at maximum speed of 21.6km per hour is also the fastest mono cable car system in the world.
The various leisure products and services such as Genting Highlands Resort, Awana chain of hotel resorts, Awana Timeshare and Star Cruises, have enabled Genting Malaysia to be a global provider of leisure & hospitality services and to continue playing a pivotal role in the development of the tourism industry.