Articles tagged “genting”

Asia’s Elusive Chase for So-Called Quality Tourism

Asia’s Elusive Chase for So-Called Quality Tourism

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Quality tourism is a term that has been bandied about by Southeast Asian destinations. It’s high time they stop and give real thought to it.

2 months ago

Genting Malaysia Settles $1 Billion Theme-Park Dispute With Disney and Fox

Genting Malaysia Settles $1 Billion Theme-Park Dispute With Disney and Fox

Tien Hin Chan, Bloomberg

Licensing deals can get messy, and this one nearly fell through in a major way. Genting Malaysia dodged a bullet here and seems well on its way to recovery.

2 months ago

Why the Philippines Risks Losing Out on Asia’s Gaming Boom

Why the Philippines Risks Losing Out on Asia’s Gaming Boom

Ian Sayson and Cecilia Yap , Bloomberg

Casinos are a tourism magnet and stricter rules to safeguard locals from gambling, and to keep other gambling ills at bay, are better than a complete ban. Look to Singapore as a good Asian example.

8 months ago

Wynn Sues Genting for Copying Its Design for Las Vegas Resort

Wynn Sues Genting for Copying Its Design for Las Vegas Resort

Edvard Pettersson, Bloomberg

There are only so many ways you can design a mega resort on a small piece of land so it appeals to the Vegas visitor.

9 months ago

Crystal Cruises Wants to Dominate Luxury Travel On, Under, and Above the Water

Crystal Cruises Wants to Dominate Luxury Travel On, Under, and Above the Water

Charles Runnette , Bloomberg

Crystal Cruises has giant ambitions and owners with deep pockets. We'll be watching to see if the fans who loved the cruise line when it had just two ships embrace its expanded offerings in the next few years.

4 years ago

Bahamas Court Rules Resort Can Continue Dredging Sensitive Habitat

Bahamas Court Rules Resort Can Continue Dredging Sensitive Habitat

Associated Press

If anyone can be trusted to maintain a sensitive ecological site it's a gaming organization trying to build a mega resort.

5 years ago

$4 Billion Genting Mega-Resort Gets the Green Light to Break Ground in Vegas

$4 Billion Genting Mega-Resort Gets the Green Light to Break Ground in Vegas

Associated Press

Vegas is undergoing a bit of a facelift as boutique brands enter the market -- including large ones rom Asia -- and stalled projects come back to life following the economic recession.

5 years ago