Resorts World Genting and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products Announce Plans for First Twentieth Century Fox Theme Park

  Resorts World Genting and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products Announce
  Plans for First Twentieth Century Fox Theme Park

     The World’s Most Celebrated Film Properties Come Alive in Next-Level
             Entertainment Experience Opening in Malaysia in 2016

Business Wire

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- July 26, 2013

Resorts World Genting, the world’s largest destination resort operator,
announces today a licensing partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer
Products to develop the first international Twentieth Century Fox theme park.
Opening in 2016, the new theme park at Resorts World Genting will fully
immerse visitors in an entertainment experience featuring some of FOX’s most
recognized and powerful film brands including ICE AGE, RIO, ALIEN and NIGHT AT

Dato Lee Choong Yan, president and chief operating officer of Genting Malaysia
Berhad and Jeffrey Godsick, president of Twentieth Century Fox Consumer
Products participated in a signing event solidifying the partnership between
Genting Malaysia Berhad and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products. The
alliance was witnessed by Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, chairman and chief executive
officer of Genting Malaysia Berhad.

“For the first time, audiences will soon be transported into the worlds of
their favorite Twentieth Century Fox properties,” said Godsick. “Brought to
life by our partner Resorts World Genting, this theme park marks the launch of
our global location based entertainment strategy.”

“Twentieth Century Fox is one of the world’s largest producers and
distributors of entertainment content in the world,” said Tan Sri Lim. “The
FOX brand is popular throughout the world because the studio has earned a
reputation for quality, creativity and longevity. We’re honored to partner
with Twentieth Century Fox to realize the vision of a world class integrated

The Twentieth Century Fox theme park at Resorts World Genting will feature
rides and attractions based on a wide array of FOX properties including
action, adventure, animation, family and sci-fi genres.

Highlights from the park will include:

  *More than 25 acres of land, featuring more than 25 rides and attractions
    from media based rides, thrill rides, dark rides, to children’s rides and
    water rides
  *Rides and attractions based on Twentieth Century Fox blockbuster titles
    (additional film build outs to be announced)
  *The Dream Parade, featuring a one-of-a-kind, animatronics parade based on
    all characters and titles represented at the theme park
  *Retail merchandise and themed food and beverage outlets

Resort World Genting is investing more than r RM400 million to develop the
Twentieth Century Fox theme park. New jobs will be created, including cast
members who will be trained to operate the rides and attractions, while
representing the characters and stories from various FOX properties. The
ultimate focus and goal: delivering a world-class customer experience.

The Genting Theme Park was opened in 1978 as Genting Amusement and Recreation
Park. Today after 35 years, the outdoor theme park receives millions of
visitors annually from Malaysia and all over the world. With the Twentieth
Century Fox theme park targeting families and adults alike, the Resort
anticipates a strong growth in visitors from both Malaysia and international
arrivals, in addition from neighboring countries.

The Genting Outdoor Theme Park will be closed beginning September 1^st 2013 to
facilitate the construction of the Twentieth Century Fox theme park. The
projected soft opening is scheduled to take place in 2016 and will herald a
new milestone of exceptional achievement for Resorts World Genting.

About Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products

A recognized industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products licenses
and markets properties worldwide on behalf of Twentieth Century Fox Film
Corporation, Twentieth Television and Fox Broadcasting Company, as well as
third party lines. The division is aligned with Twentieth Century Fox
Television, one of the top suppliers of prime time entertainment programming
to the broadcast networks.

About Twentieth Century Fox

One of the world's largest producers and distributors of motion pictures,
20^th Century Fox Film produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures
throughout the world. These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the
following units of 20^thCentury Fox Film: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000
Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, and
Twentieth Century Fox Animation.

About Twentieth Century Fox Television

A 21st Century Fox company, Twentieth Century Fox Television is one of the
industry's most prolific suppliers of primetime television programming and
entertainment content, including the blockbuster and Emmy and Golden Globe
winning "Modern Family," the pop culture phenomenon and Golden Globe winning
"Glee," the celebrated anthology series "American Horror Story," the hit
comedies "New Girl" and "How I Met Your Mother," and the longest running
primetime scripted series in the history of television, "The Simpsons." The
studio recently returned the Emmy Award-winning cult hit "Arrested
Development" to production on new episodes, and its cable production division
Fox 21 is responsible for this year's Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe
winner for Outstanding Drama Series, "Homeland."

About Genting Malaysia Berhad


Resorts World Sdn Bhd, a private company limited by shares (Co. number
58019-U), was incorporated on 7 May 1980 under the Companies Act 1965. Upon
conversion into a public company in 1989, its name was changed to Resorts
World Bhd (1989 - 2009), and subsequently Genting Malaysia Berhad (“Genting

In 1989, Genting Berhad and Genting Malaysia underwent a restructuring
exercise, which resulted in Genting Malaysia acquiring from Genting Berhad its
entire gaming, hotel and resort-related operations, inclusive of goodwill and
other relevant assets. GENM’s shares have been traded on the Main Market of
Bursa Malaysia since its listing on 22 December 1989.


Genting Malaysia has been principally involved in the leisure and hospitality
business covering theme parks, gaming, hotels, seaside resorts and
entertainment for over 45 years. Its loyalty card programme (“Genting Rewards
Card” formerly “Genting WorldCard”) in Malaysia has to-date garnered a
following of over 3.5 million members. Resorts World Genting, a premier
integrated family leisure and entertainment resort sited at the peak of
Genting Highlands, has consistently recorded over 20 million visitations
annually in the last two years and is a major tourist destination of choice in

Resorts World Genting offers 6 hotels, 200 dining and retail outlets, mega
shows, business convention facilities, 40 fun rides and endless entertainment.
The hotels at Resorts World Genting are Genting Grand, Maxims, Theme Park
Hotel, Resort Hotel, Awana Hotel and First World Hotel – one of the world’s
largest hotels. Genting Malaysia also owns two beautiful seaside properties,
namely Resorts World Kijal in Terengganu and Resorts World Langkawi in
Langkawi. Collectively, our properties^1 in Malaysia offer over 9,000 rooms.


In the United States, Resorts World Casino New York City (“RWNYC”) marked its
debut in October 2011, featuring approximately 5,000 electronic gaming
machines - over 4,100 slot machines and 900 state-of-the-art electronic table
games (ETGs). RWNYC achieved several milestones - its daily revenue per
machine was consistently above that of the statewide and industry averages. In
addition, the resort continues to gain visibility and patronage in the
competitive northeast US gaming market with more than 10 million visitations
in 2012. Apart from its gaming facilities, RWNYC also offers premier dining
and entertainment facilities, which include 18 dining outlets and 4
VIP/private lounges.

The Group owns a contiguous 30-acre prime freehold waterfront site overlooking
Biscayne Bay in downtown Miami, Florida, USA. The site includes the Omni
Center and the Miami Herald building, which consists of retail space, office
space and a 527-room Hilton Hotel. Comprehensive planning for the mixed use
development of Resorts World Miami is in progress, and will feature hotel,
dining, entertainment, retail and commercial facilities.

Acquired by Genting Malaysia in October 2010, Genting UK is one of the leading
casino operators in the United Kingdom and a leading innovator in the
provision of high quality, customer focused gaming. Genting UK operates 6
casinos in London namely Crockfords, Maxims Casino Club, The Colony Club, The
Palm Beach, London Mint and Genting Casino Chinatown (formerly Fox Poker
Club); and an additional 35 regional casinos in the UK provinces under Genting
Club and Genting Casino brands. These casinos offer memorable experiences with
various slots and table games in addition to restaurants, bars and other

In June 2011, the Group was awarded a large casino licence to develop a
leisure and entertainment complex at the National Exhibition Centre (“NEC”) in
Birmingham, England. The ground-breaking ceremony on 4 February 2013
officially commenced the development of Resorts World Birmingham and is
scheduled to open in mid-2015. Resorts World Birmingham will bring unique new
offerings to the NEC featuring a casino, hotel, a spa, conference and
banqueting centre, a multi screen cinema, a wide range of food and beverage
outlets and an outlet centre.

The Group launched its latest addition to the Resorts World brand, Resorts
World Bimini in the Bahamas on 1 July 2013. The project is a partnership with
RAV Bahamas Ltd, the resort owner. Resorts World Bimini, a 750-acre beachfront
resort property on North Bimini Island, contains a casino, villas, other
accommodations, shopping and dining options such as restaurants and bars,
resort amenities and the largest marina in the Bahamas. The Group also
concurrently launched its brand new Bimini SuperFast, a 32,000-ton cruise ship
that will sail between Miami and Bimini twice daily.


Genting Malaysia has an equity investment of 18.4% in Genting Hong Kong Ltd,
which has core businesses in both land and sea-based businesses as such Star
Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Lines^2 and Resorts World Manila^3.


Resorts World Genting was voted the World's Leading Casino Resort (2005, 2007
to 2010) and Asia's Leading Casino Resort from 2005 to 2010 by World Travel
Awards. Resorts World Genting also won various culinary awards at the recent
Malaysia International Gourmet Festival 2012 and Hospitality Asia Platinum
Awards (HAPA) 2011 - 2013 Regional Series.


1.   Following a rebranding exercise, the hotels had been renamed as follows:
      i) Maxims Genting as Genting Grand
      ii) Highlands Hotel as Maxims
      iii) Awana Genting Highlands Golf and Country Resort as Awana Hotel
      iv) Awana Kijal Golf, Beach & Spa Resort as Resorts World Kijal
      v) Awana Porto Malai as Resorts World Langkawi

2.    Genting Hong Kong currently holds a 43.4% stake in NCL Holding

3.    A joint partnership with Alliance Global Group under Travellers

Genting Malaysia's registered office:
24th Floor, Wisma Genting, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Rogers & Cowan on behalf of Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products
Tara Moore, 212-878-5072
Genting Malaysia Berhad
Katherine Chew
Vice President
Public Relations & Communications
Michelle Wong
Assistant Manager
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