A new mall, glass-floored gondolas, shows, activities and a giant LED show are among the attractions that beckon.
Resorts World Genting has seen something of a revamp in recent months, and now it’s bursting at the seams with all-new attractions and things to do! Their tagline promises that “exciting things are happening at Resorts World Genting”, and we’re inclined to believe that they’re right! If you’ve got a weekend to spare, here is a list of 10 things you can enjoy at the resort:
It’s not not quite a magic carpet ride, but it’s close! Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the 130 million years old rainforest when you take a ride in one of the 99 gondolas of the Awana Skyway cable car system. If you’ve got the spine for it, thrill-seekers will want to get into one of the 10 glass-floored gondolas — travelling 2.8 kilometres from Awana Skyway Station to the peak in just 10 minutes while standing on a see-through floor.
2. Stay at the world’s largest hotel
Two-time Guinness World Records holder, First World Hotel is officially the world’s largest hotel with its whopping 7,351 rooms. The hotel first won the title in 2006 when it had 6,118 rooms, then regained the title in 2015 after the completion of its Tower 3. Our tip? Choose to stay in the Wifi, Triple or World Club rooms for a pleasant stay at the resort.
3. Watch the giant LED show at Sky Symphony
Enjoy spectacular visual storytelling at Sky Symphony on Level 1 of SkyAvenue. This is an extraordinary audio, visual and motion graphics showcase made possible by the use of 1,001 winch balls suspended from the four-storey high ceiling. Each performance is accompanied by larger-than-life cinematic visuals and original music mix. This feature is world’s largest permanent winch installation and the first multimedia winch attraction.
4. Go on a shopping spree at SkyAvenue
SkyAvenue has upped the ante in retail, dining and lifestyle experiences, with four floors now opened to provide many exciting options. The 2nd Floor is where Sephora and Uniqlo being among the latest additions plus popular brands such as Thomas Sabo, Pandora, Kiehl’s, Body & Works, Joy & Peace, Shizen, L’ocitanne and HLA on the high street fashion floor located on the 3rd floor. And just opened is H&M on the 2nd and 3rd Floor featuring Justin Bieber and Weekend latest collections.
Here’s a little taste from when we took our readers on a shopping trip with us to Sky Avenue!
5. Indulge in a variety of food offerings
Besides shopping, SkyAvenue is quickly becoming foodie heaven! Here’s where you’ll find the first branch of the famous Burger & Lobster in Asia! Other popular restaurants include Cafes Richard, La Fiesta, Motorino, Dragon-i, Din Tai Fung, Royale Vietnam, Dome, Morganfield’s, Madam Kwan, Acme Bar & Coffee, Kyochon 1991, Tampopo and many more. On the 4th floor is the Malaysian Food Street as well as a soon-to-open al fresco dining dining space filled with cafes and bars.
6. Watch the latest movies at Picturehouse Cinema
Another new recreational activity to pursue at Resorts World Genting is movie-watching — at the Picturehouse Cinema on the 1st Floor of SkyAvenue. The cinema offers the latest movies and comfortable reclining seats at all four halls of these cinemas with each hall also installed with Dolby Atmos that creates a powerfully moving cinematic experience.
7. Visit SeniKome for a cultural experience
SeniKome highlights traditional art forms, specifically visual and performing arts from the east coast states of Terengganu, Pahang and Kelantan on the 3rd floor of First World Plaza. It offers an experiential area for various traditional games, a galleria area, a video projection room, an event space, and a holographic theatre. End your visit by stopping at the souvenir shop and mini cafe that serves the best of home cooked food from these three states.
8. Enhance your gaming skills at Vision City Video Games Park
Fancy some time at an arcade? Vision City has something for every taste. More hardcore gamers would enjoy something like Dark Escape 3D, while fans of robots would enjoy the Transformers machine. Even retro gamers will find something to enjoy here, with the beloved 1980s Pac-Man Smash. There are also classic redemption games for all ages like Street Basketball, Ducky Splash and Toy Story.
9. Catch special shows and seasonal exhibits
SkyAvenue is also home to a rotating stable of of special events, so visiting is never a boring affair! Here are three exhibits currently running:
Be the first to come see the first Tour The World with Snoopy exhibit from 52 countries this 1 November 2017 to 1 January 2018 that includes parades and exciting activities plus a six meter high inflatable Snoopy.
Watch also the energetic The Adventures of the Monkey King: The Golden-Hooped Rod acrobatic show from China this 11 November 2017 to 1 January 2018 at Genting International Showroom.
For Justice League fans, in conjunction with the new Justice League movie, come take pictures with the superheroes such as Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman from 15 November 2017 to 1 January 2018 at the SkyAvenue. There will also be games, exhibitions and kids’ corner.
10. Relax at M Spa
After a busy day of indulging in all the activities Genting has to offer, this is the most fitting end. M Spa & Fitness is where elements like scented air and soft, ambient music come together to make it the ultimate spa getaway such as body massage, body and facial treatment, hand and feet care, and even Teen Spa treatment packages designed for those aged between 8 and 15.
Source from: http://femalemag.com.my/travel/10-new-things-resorts-world-genting/10/
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