Malaysia – A Malaysian integrated resort; Resorts World Genting, formerly known as Genting Highlands Resort, has today announced that it is extending its closure period beyond the initial date announced by the owners; Genting Group.
The news comes after the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Muhyiddin Yassin, announced an extension of the Movement Control Order in the Southeast Asian country.
On its corporate website, Genting also announced that the extension would apply to Resorts World Awana, Resorts World Kijal and Resorts World Langkawi until the 28th April 2020.
The company stated:
‘Operations at our Resorts will resume upon the lifting of the MCO. We will continue to monitor the situation and make the necessary announcements as more information becomes available.
We would like to assure you that, despite the temporary closure, we have heightened our already stringent hygiene practices to safeguard the health and safety of all our guests and employees. This will ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable experience once we reopen.
Thank you for your continued support and cooperation as we work together to eradicate COVID-19.
We look forward to welcoming you back to Resorts World Genting soon.’
Resorts World Genting is accessible by car within an hour drive from Kuala Lumpur, or accessible by two different cable cars, Genting Skyway which at its opening was the world’s fastest and South East Asia’s longest gondola lift, and the newer Awana Skyway.
The announcement comes after figures were released showing that there had been a total of 4817 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Malaysia and 77 deaths from the virus.