Malaysia: Resort World Genting closes

Malaysia: Resort World Genting closes

Resort to close its doors until the end of the month at the earliest due to Coronavirus.

Malaysia.- Resorts World Genting has closed its doors after the government imposed a Movement Control Order yesterday as part of efforts to curb the spread of Coronavirus.

“Following the Movement Control Order announced by the Prime Minister, Resorts World Genting will be temporarily closed from March 18-31,” the company said on its Facebook page.

“This will include our hotel facilities, food and beverage outlets, casino, Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park, entertainment facilities, attractions, shopping malls and retail outlets at Resorts World Genting.”

The mountaintop resort is located in the Genting Highlands, about an hour’s drive from Kuala Lumpur, at the border between Selangor and Pahang states.

The company said: “All reservations made for stay at our hotels during this period will be cancelled. Guests may seek a refund or change their reservation dates.”

It added that the same conditions will apply for reservations made at related facilities Resorts World Awana, Resorts World Kijal and Resorts World Langkawi.

“Guests who have purchased tickets for any of our attractions or shows at the resort will also be refunded,” the statement added.

The company also informed that essential resort-based services such as security, fire services, utilities and clinics will remain operational during this period.

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