Genting Malaysia

Activities Integrated leisure resorts, casino operations and cruise ships
Founded 1980
Formation Private Limited Company
Stock Exchange Listing Malaysia
Capitalisation US $6.8bn
Incorporated Malaysia
Company Address Kuala Lumpur
Activities Leisure resorts
Land based casinos
Key Facts Resorts World Genting is one of Asia’s largest and leading resorts including:
• 6 hotels
• First World is the largest hotel in the World with 6118 rooms
• A total of 10,000 hotel rooms
• Over 60 fun rides
• 170 dining and shopping outlets
• Over 19 million visitors per year
Links Genting Malaysia
Resorts World Genting
Genting United Kingdom

Genting Malaysia Berhad (“Genting Malaysia”) was incorporated under the Companies Act, 1965, Malaysia as a private company limited by shares under the name of Resorts World Sdn Bhd on 7 May 1980 in Malaysia. Genting Malaysia’s company registration number is 58019-U. It changed its name to Resorts World Bhd upon its conversion into a public company on 14 July 1989.

On 30 August 1989, Genting Berhad and Genting Malaysia underwent a restructuring exercise, which resulted in Genting Malaysia's acquiring from Genting Berhad its entire gaming, hotel and resort-related operations inclusive of goodwill and other relevant assets. The shares of Genting Malaysia have been listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia since 22 December 1989.

Genting Malaysia is 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 that attracted 19.5 million visitors in 2009.

Known as Resorts World Genting, the resort offers six hotels with 10,000 rooms, over 60 fun rides, 170 dining and shopping 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 – the world’s largest hotel with 6,118 rooms as acknowledged by the Guinness World Records and Ripley's Believe It or Not.

Resorts World Genting was voted the World's Leading Casino Resort (2005, 2007 to 2009) and Asia's Leading Casino Resort from 2005 to 2009 by World Travel Awards.

Apart from the highland resort, Genting Malaysia 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).

On the 1 July 2010, Genting Malaysia entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement with Genting Singapore PLC to acquire its casino operations in the United Kingdom (“Genting UK”). Genting UK is the largest casino operator in the UK and a leading innovator in the provision of high quality, customer focused gaming. Genting UK operates 5 casinos in London under renown brands including Crockfords,

Maxims Casino Club, The Colony Club, The Palm Beach and London Mint; and a further 41 casinos located within the UK provinces under 3 key brands, namely Circus, Maxims and Mint. These casinos offer visitors a memorable experience with its various slots and table games in addition to restaurants, bars and other entertainments. The transaction is expected to be completed by December 2010.

On 13 September 2010, Genting New York LLC (an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Genting Malaysia) was selected as the developer and operator of a video lottery facility at the Aqueduct Racetrack in the City of New York, United States of America. The facility, set upon an area of 413,000 square feet will be known as Resorts World New York. Features of the facility includes approximately 4,500 video lottery terminals (“VLT”), 7,000 car parking lots, a 450-seat 2-storey fast food promenade, 2 high-end restaurants with 200-person capacity, a sports bar restaurant and lounge. Phase 1 is expected to contain approximately 1,600 VLTs (to be completed by late spring 2011) and be fully operational by the end of 2011.

Genting Malaysia's registered office is located at 24th Floor, Wisma Genting, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.