Genting Malaysia the entertainment resort on Malaysia tours in Pahang State. It is not very far from Kuala Lumpur attractions. It principally involved in the leisure and hospitality business and its activities cover theme parks, gaming, hotels, seaside resorts and entertainment. The jewel of its crown is Resorts World Genting, a premier integrated family leisure and entertainment resort at the peak of Genting Highlands in Pahang States that attracted 19.9 million visitors in 2010.
Genting Highland Courtesy by Tourism Office Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
Known as Resorts World Genting, the Genting resort offers six hotels with 10,000 rooms, over 50 fun rides, over 200 dining and retail outlets, mega shows, business convention facilities and endless entertainment - all at one location. The six hotels at Resorts World Genting are Maxims Genting, Highlands Hotel, Theme Park Hotel, Resort Hotel, Awana Genting Highlands, Golf & Country Resort and First World Hotel – one of the world’s largest hotels with 6,118 rooms.
Shopping is another popular activity, with First World Plaza attached to one of the major Genting Highlands hotels. At more than 6,000 feet elevation, this is the highest shopping complex in Malaysia. It's also an important entertainment hub, with a number of indoor attractions including a water park. Tourist for Malaysia vacations typically arrive via Kuala Lumpur, but a shuttle serves destinations as far flung as Singapore. It's also possible to get to the base of the mountain by bus or train, at which point the Skyway cable car can whisk passengers to the summit in about ten minutes.
Resorts World Genting was voted the World's Leading Casino Resort (2005 and 2007 to 2010) and Asia's Leading Casino Resort from 2005 to 2010 by World Travel Awards.
Apart from the highland resort, Genting owns and operates two beautiful seaside properties called Awana Kijal Golf, Beach & Spa Resort in Terengganu (on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia) and Awana Porto Malai in Langkawi (off the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia). These properties are collectively known as Awana Hotels & Resorts.
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