Seasons Greeting Treats and Promotions at Resorts World Genting


A fun filled 24 hour food trail and retail therapy took place at Resorts World Genting. Over 10 bloggers and influencers participated in this exclusive event, which required them to eat and shop within the given time frame. Think of it as the Amazing Race, but this time with a lot of eating and shopping.

The day began after a quick check-in at First World Hotel followed by breakfast at Park Avenue Louge. The picturesque venue served up a delicious breakfast special consisting of poached eggs, turkey ham, and cheese croissant with a cup of latte. Sharing portions were perfect for this as they had Tampopo Delicieux for their next stop.

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An authentic Japanese cuisine like none, the restaurant featured signature items from the menu, one of which is the Chicken Katsu Curry Rice and Ramen with Ebi Tendon, salad, and agedashi tofu. Portions were large than expected which posed as a challenge but everyone braved through the delicious meal.

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After that it was time for some much needed shopping.Off to several skincare outlets they went, where they got to learn about a product or two by the well versed sales personnel who gave them samples to try on in Sulwahsoo. At Cle De Peau goodie bags offered came with a lipstick and lip gloss whilst Kiehl’s had given a customized skincare goodie bag based on the skin check done by the outlet’s personnel. With big smiles on their face and zillions of pictures later they were ready to eat once more. 

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This time it was lunch at the cosy Ming Ren at Genting Grand Hotel that is known to serve delicious Chinese food. From the star dish being the lamb to the famous halal dim sums. Of steamed siew mai, steamed prawns dumpling, eggs tart, and cheese rolls it was truly a feast. 

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Onto the next skincare outlet, this time it was L’Occitane. Upon arriving at the store they were ushered in and shown the latest Christmas collection comprising of Almond selections and a Power Up essential kit. Each were given a goodie bag that included a shampoo, lotion, and shower gel.

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It was time for dessert but before that, Bath and Bodyworks was due for a quick visit. The store reflected the anticipated holiday season well with its various scents ranging from Frosted Coconut Snowball to Spiced Gingerbread Swirl, Winter Candy Apple, and Vanilla Bean Noel to list a few. More pictures were taken and fragrances were tried before donut time at Krispy Kreme.

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The American donut chain with over 16 different flavours to choose from highlighted their holiday season specials; the Famous Amos Double Chocolate Chip Donut and the Famous Amos Red Velvet Christmas Donut. Both of which tasted yummy and were not too sweet. From donuts to coffee well in this case it was chocolate beverages at Dal.Komm Coffee. Over here the sweet tooth fans rejoiced yet again with the Christmas special called the Merry Merrier Christmas series with signature items being the Premium Salted Chocolate that is topped with Netherland Caramel Waffle & Salted Chocolate Frappe.

With bellies filled it was time for Chinese desserts at Lol Soon Kee. Many of whom thoroughly enjoyed the mix of healthy and traditional items. Classics such as red date fungus, Malaysian favourite “bubur cha -cha”, The Winner fondly known as Tong Sui featuring a mix of peanut and sesame soup with glutinous rice balls, and curry fish balls were prepared.

With all the eating done thus far, it was time for something fluffy and warm, with Tokyo Secret being the right fit to do so! Many enjoyed fluffy crepe cakes that came in vanilla and pandan to Hanjuku Cheese tarts served with hot tea and fresh juice! On top of that, a fragrant nasi lemak ayam rempah and Hawaiian pizza were bought out for a taste as well.

And the shopping continued where clothing store Outfit provided everyone with a cash voucher to shop to their liking. Labels that can be found in Outfit includes prominent labels such as Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge, Dorothy Perkins and Burton. On top of that, the store was playing its part in the season of giving with a 50% off on selected items.

And for those who wanted sportswears shopped at labels such as Under Armour, Adidas, and Puma where a 30% discount was offered on the entire receipt.

It was time for dinner, and hot pot lovers were in for a treat as Steam Era served up delicious classic Chinese dishes that were packed with robust flavours. The likes of live tiger prawns that were steamed in front of them to Hong Kong style beef brisket pot, braised lamb trotter, tiger grouper, and handmade steamed chicken and squid ball. After this feast was over, everyone made their way to Hanburger and Pies in The Sky, for some freshly made signature Hanburger comprising of a juicy mustard grilled double wagyu beef patty, applewood smoked beef bacon, caramelized onions, American cheese, gherkin, tomato relish sandwiched between lettuce and two toasty buns to massive sized pizzas that were bigger than one’s hands.

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The final leg of the retail therapy for the day took place at Outpozt, a trendy fashion, beauty, and eatery store that features prominent Korean labels. The likes of SPAO, SHOOPEN & MIXXO from Korea, 7DAYZ, hip streetwear brands namely TNTC0, STONED & CO, BERFOE (by BLAUGRUN), VIBRATE and sportswear corner, SPORTMART can all be found in the store. Those on a healthy diet can consider hipster café Wake and Cartopus that serves up healthy bento snacks/meals.

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As for beauty, Play Up was a hit with the crowd as the multi-brand beauty section had over 200 international and local brands from all over the world present. Including the infamous Jefferee Star palette.

To cap the night, everyone were at Fuhu and Redtail Karaoke to unwind with some delicious canapés, beers, and cocktails whilst playing Jenga and socializing. Some decided to belt out to their favourite songs in Redtail’s Karaoke room. 

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The last day involved more eating and shopping, with a little pampering in between at Resort’s Hotel Oriental Signature. The Oriental Signature is no stranger on the wellness and beauty scene having specialized in Authentic Foot Reflexology, Head, Shoulder, and Back Massage, Body Reflexology Massage and many more. Other treatments include manicure, massage and facial. With tummies filled after a delicious Malaysian breakfast at Medan Selera, they were advised to go for a foot and shoulder massage instead of a full body massage.

Once the one hour massage was completed it was time for some cosmetics pampering at Chanel. The outlet manager spoke about the latest collection along and gave out sample size of the much loved N05 Prestige perfume and hydrating foundations for one’s base before makeup is applied.

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In no time it was lunch and there were two restaurants to visit, one being Babajia that specializes in Nyonya cuisine and Grandmama known for its local staples. From chicken pongteh and asam spicy fish to Grandmama’s Nasi Lemak and dry fried sang har egg noodles with fresh prawns. To cool down after lunch, desserts such as the popular ABC were served.

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Once lunch was done it was time to bid them farewell as the food and retail therapy session had come to an end. Everyone were glad to partake in this exciting activity.


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