Tuesday, September 27, 2022


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Social distancing to cap Genting Malaysia visitation


Social distancing measures will cap capacity at Genting Malaysia and it may take two to three years before visitation levels get back to 2019 levels, Affin Hwang Capital Research said in a note, cited by The Edge.

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Paradise City launches exclusive Wonderbox campaign


As a measure to recover business as well as adapt to Covid-19 era realities, Paradise City is launching a special campaign at its new Wonderbox indoor

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Genting Highlands theme park faces an additional year of delay


An elaborate theme park at Genting Highlands that was most recently scheduled to have its soft opening in the third quarter of this year is now said t

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Genting Malaysia theme park seen opening in Q3/2020


Genting Malaysia is planning a soft opening of its theme park in Q3, 2020, though the park will be more expensive than anticipated.

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Sasebo deepening engagement with IR operators


Following that Kyushu-Nagasaki IR Business Connect Seminar held in June, the Sasebo Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pushing forward with a pair of initiatives that aim to deepen their engagement with IR operators that have an interest in the Huis...

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Genting settles lawsuit with Fox, Disney


Genting Malaysia said it has settled all legal proceedings with Fox Entertainment Group and its related companies and as a result will be permitted to use some Fox intellectual property in an outdoor theme park that is under development.

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Genting Malaysia theme park opening soon


Resorts World Genting may be opening its outdoor theme park earlier than expected, according to analysts from Maybank IB Research on Wednesday. Acc

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Sasebo mayor cruises to easy reelection win


Sasebo Mayor Norio Tomonaga cruised to an easy electoral win over his single opponent, gathering 78.2 percent of the vote, and thus ensuring continuity in the city’s plan to make an IR bid at the Huis Ten Bosch theme park.

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Paradise City to open indoor amusement park this week


Paradise City, which is operated through a joint venture between Paradise Co. and Sega Sammy, plans to open an indoor family amusement park later this

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Genting theme park operational by 2020: Analysts


Analysts believe that Genting Malaysia’s theme park should be on operational by 2020, and believe the opening could boost visitation by up to 10 per

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Unlikely Universal will pick up Genting theme park: Maybank


It’s unlikely that Japan’s Universal Entertainment will take over Genting Malaysia’s stalled theme park project, as it would likely cause cannibalization from their sister resort in Singapore, Maybank said in a note.

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Nagasaki’s Huis Ten Bosch to gain Chinese partner


Huis Ten Bosch President Hideo Sawada has announced that His Sasebo-based, Dutch-themed park will be welcoming a Chinese partner, the Fosun Group, as

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Genting outlook dimmed by lawsuit, tax hikes


A more than $1 billion legal dispute with Walt Disney Co. and Fox Entertainment over a planned theme park is capping off a roller coaster of a year for Genting Malaysia, with analysts slashing their forecasts for the group.

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Genting sues Fox, Disney for $1b for breach of contract


Genting Malaysia is suing Walt Disney Co. and 20th Century Fox for $1 billion for pulling out of a contract for a Fox-themed amusement park at its Resorts World Genting property in Malaysia.

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Arnaldo Ho unveils new IR, Lisboeta


Macau Theme Park and Resorts Limited (MTPR) has unveiled plans for an HK$5 billion ($637 million) integrated resort concept, Lisboeta, reviving an ent

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Landing required to open theme park before casino


Landing International, the company with plans to develop an IR in the Philippines, will be only be allowed to open its casino after it commences opera

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Angela Leong’s theme park company applies for trademarks


Macau Theme Park and Resort Ltd, a company headed by Angela Leong On Kei, has applied to register six new trademarks in Macau, local media reports.

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Landing International eyes theme park in Philippines


Chinese property developer Landing International Development is looking to build a multi-billion dollar theme park in the Philippines, said the compan

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Forest-themed mass floor opens as revamp plan rolls on


Genting Malaysia continues to roll out new facilities under a MYR10 billion ($2.3 billion) revamp plan, though a theme park development with 20th Century Fox, seen as a key driver for growth, has now been delayed until the second quarter of next year....

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