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Genting Highlands Resort voted as World’s Leading Casino Resort and Asia’s Leading Casino Resort

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The Genting Highlands Resort has been voted as the World’s Leading Casino Resort and Asia’s Leading Casino Resort at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 12th Annual Ceremony 2005. The WTA official Gala Ceremony, held at the Royal Opera House in London on November 13, 2005, is regarded as one of the world's most comprehensive travel awards ceremonies.

“The distinction of being recognised as the World’s and Asia’s Leading Casino Resort are a great acknowledgement of our service excellence and our ability to produce world-class integrated resorts that benefit the tourism industry in the countries that we operate,” said Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, Chairman, President and Chief Executive of the Genting Group.

"We are extremely honoured to receive two major awards of excellence in this prestigious World Travel Awards. These two awards for Genting Highlands Resort are a tribute to all the travel agents and our customers and everyone whom have shared and supported us throughout our 40 years, including our management and employees for delivering the best of services," added Tan Sri Lim.

Mr. Justin Leong, Genting's Head of Strategic Investments who was on hand to receive the award said, “Genting Highlands Resort is not only just a casino resort - it is an integrated resort which offers a myriad of leisure and entertainment attractions to different visitors - an array of endless entertainment variety for the fun-seekers, a meeting place for business or conventions or simply a place to relax, unwind and share quality moments with family and friends. It is a world of leisure and entertainment filled with fun, thrills and adventure in a unique cool highlands landscape and scenic surroundings. One of its six resorts, First World Hotel will soon be the world’s largest hotel with 6,200 rooms and through continuous enhancements, we are committed to ensuring that Genting Highlands Resort remains one of Asia’s leading integrated entertainment resorts.”

In addition to developing Genting Highlands Resort into one of Asia’s leading integrated entertainment resorts, the Genting Group has grown other renowned leisure brands globally including the Star Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line.

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