Paul Baker, Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Genting Malaysia Berhad and Mr
Lucas Chew, Managing Director, Head of Cash Management Transaction Banking of
CIMB Bank , introducing the Alipay system at Resorts World Genting.
visitors holidaying at Resorts World Genting can now enjoy cashless payment
with the introduction of Alipay at Resorts World Genting today. This
collaboration with CIMB Bank Berhad
marks the resort as the first hospitality merchant to introduce Alipay in
“We have enjoyed a meaningful working
relationship with CIMB Bank over the years, and now we are only too happy to be
working with them to make Alipay a reality at the resort,” said Paul Baker,
Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Resorts World Genting.
today, customers can enjoy using Alipay mobile wallet at various F&B
outlets at Resorts World Genting, Awana Skyway station, SkyAvenue station and
indoor Theme Park (SnowWorld, Bowling centre and Vision City). It is also
accepted at its five hotels, namely Genting Grand, Maxims & Crockfords,
Resort Hotel, First World Hotel and Awana Hotel, M Spa & Fitness at Genting
Grand and Genting Rewards Gallery stores.
This is the first phase of Alipay introduction at the
Resort that covers all the resort’s own properties. The
Resort will subsequently be working with about 160
third party tenants to introduce this service in stages.
“We are delighted to witness our
first merchant, Genting Malaysia Berhad going live with Alipay mobile wallet
today. Leveraging on our vast suite of cash management products, we
are confident that our leading edge expertise in transaction banking will
continue to bring great value to this and future collaborations, marking
the start of many great things ahead,” said Hendra Lembong, CEO, Transaction
Banking, CIMB Group.
in the number of tourist arrivals from China
In Malaysia, nearly one-third of the two million tourists from
China who visited the country in 2016, came to Resorts World Genting. This year, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture of Malaysia has
projected three million Chinese visitors to Malaysia and out of this figure,
one million is expected to visit Resorts World Genting.
“The China market has always been an important
one for us, and we are proud that the number of visitors from this country has
grown tremendously in the last few years. It shows their satisfaction with our
products and services. With Alipay we hope to enhance their holiday experience here and offer them the convenience as
this is an important lifestyle product and one that they use extensively in
their daily lives,” added Baker.
For more information, call +603 2718 1118 or visit www.rwgenting.com
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