Above the Clouds – Genting Highlands, Malaysia

About six hours bus ride from Singapore and just a few hours ride from Kuala Lumpur is Southeast Asia’s famous Resort World Genting. Located 6000 feet above sea level, the mist covered mountains, cold breeze, and the inviting weather add up as a great getaway from the humid and hot weather of the city. Although the new Fox studios theme park renovation was still in progress when I visited, Genting highlands still has a lot more to offer. Genting Highlands is the only place in Malaysia with legal Casino, people from various places around Malaysia visit Genting mostly for gambling. The Genting Premium outlet is another key attraction in Genting it’s a Southeast Asia’s second Premium Outlet Center and the world’s first hilltop Premium Outlet Center. Featuring around 150 designers its a heaven for all the shopaholics. If you‘re interested, there are live performances by the world famous local and …

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First World Hotel Review – Resort World Genting

When I decided to stay for a night in Genting Resorts, First world hotel was my choice. It’s the only budget-friendly hotel you can find in Genting Highlands. First world hotel holds a Genius record as world’s Largest Hotel with 7200 rooms. I reached Genting resorts at 4 am after a 5-hour’ journey from Singapore. The bus drops directly at the First World hotel entrance. A lush, tropical rainforest welcomes you at the main entrance. The reception area is tastefully designed giving a rich feeling to the reception, there is a minimum of 10 reception desks to help the guest for the quick check-in. Don’t be surprised if you had to wait for a few hours to get a room. Even though it’s the largest hotel sometimes you may have to wait a few hours for your room to be allocated. I really liked the self-check-in Kiosks. The type of rooms assigned to you is automatically allocated by the system according to the room category booked. You just need to scan your passport and select the type of room you need. You can also check in …

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