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20th Century Fox Theme Park

Genting New Theme Park 2018

The 20th Century Fox Theme Park at Genting Malaysia will be the first of its kind globally and will undergo renovations from 1st September 2013 till late 2015, 2018 or 2019.

In this agreement between 20th Century Fox and Genting Malaysia Berhad, the current Genting Theme Park will be closed from the said date for the massive renovations that will take almost two four to five years.

As Malaysia is seeing a massive influx of theme parks in the coming years, it was the right strategy for the Genting Group to up their game in this entertainment field by building the world's first 20th Century Fox Theme Park in Malaysia.

According to Resorts World Genting, Update Jan 2019: The Genting 20th Century Fox Theme Park has been cancelled.
Update March 2021: The new name is Genting SkyWorlds Theme Park and opening in Q2 or Q3 of 2021.

20th Century Fox Theme Park

In just two years, at least 4 new theme parks have opened in Malaysia, with more on the way. Genting's joint venture with 20th Century Fox is a winning formula where a lack of international attractions is found in Malaysia.

The current Genting Theme Park is closed for renovations, and there is currently a lot of hype that has been planned for the opening of the all-new 20th Century Fox Theme Park here in Malaysia.

Announcement of 20th Century Fox World Theme Park
Members of 20th Century Fox and Genting Malaysia Berhad during the MoU.

What is the 20th Century Fox Theme Park?

According to plans, the theme park's investment was part of an RM3 Billion Resort World Genting refurbishment program, which includes the construction of an additional 1,300 hotel rooms adjoining the First World Hotel.

Some of the rides and attractions will also be based on movies like Rio, Ice Age, Life of Pi, Alien vs Predator and Night At The Museum.

A unique Dream Parade featuring a one-of-a-kind animatronics parade based on all characters and titles represented at the theme park will also be one of the highlights when opened. Not forgetting the many retail merchandises and themed food and beverage outlets here.

The 20th Century Fox theme park will be built on a 10 hectare (100,000 square meters) space and will feature 25 rides and attractions that include thrill rides, water rides, dark rides for children and adults.

Ticket prices have yet to be announced, but it will probably be in 2015, 2018 or 2019, and prices will be relatively competitive with other theme parks here in Malaysia.

In April 2018, the world's first Fox World Studio Store opened in Malaysia and at SkyAvenue Genting, ahead of the new theme park. 
 Malaysia Genting Highlands
Genting Highlands in Malaysia (File Photo).

Who is Resorts World Genting?

Malaysia's first theme park, called Genting Theme Park, was opened in 1978 as Genting Amusement and Recreation Park and the only themed destination in the '70s.

Genting Malaysia now owns six hotel properties at Resorts World Genting;
  1. Maxims Genting Highlands Hotel,
  2. Theme Park Hotel
  3. Resort Hotel
  4. Awana Genting Highlands
  5. Awana Golf & Country Resort
  6. First World Hotel
Aside from Resorts World Genting, the group owns Resorts World Singapore, Resorts World Casino New York City in the US and over 40 casinos in the United Kingdom.

In Malaysia, Genting Malaysia also operates two seaside properties: Resorts World Kijal in Terengganu, and the Resorts World Langkawi, on the island of Langkawi in Kedah.

Conclusion

As we now patiently await more news of the new theme park, which we will do our best to share here, there are many other Theme Parks in Malaysia that you can choose from while waiting for the Genting 20th Century Fox Theme Park in Malaysia.

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