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Genting Group

Company nameGenting Group
Company typePublic
SloganGrowing from Strength to Strength
IndustryTourism, Resorts, Gaming, Plantations, Power Generation, Oil & Gas
Founded1965
HeadquartersKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Key people Late Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong (Founder), Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay (CEO), Tun Mohammed Hanif bin Omar (Deputy Chairman) 
Revenue15.2 billion MYR (December 2010)
Employees58 000 globally
ParentKien Huat Realty Sdn Bhd

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Genting Group (Myx - 3182) is the trading name of Genting Berhad, established in 1964 by Malaysian entrepreneur Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong. It is a leading group in developing, operating and marketing casinos and integrated resorts in different parts of the world, including the Americas, Australia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and United Kingdom. It has been voted Malaysia's leading corporation and one of Asia's best managed multinationals. The group's pioneer integrated resort is Genting Highlands, the main attractions of the resort are its casino and theme park. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Malaysia.

From its initial leisure and hospitality activities, the Genting Group has since expanded and diversified into other activities including plantations, properties, power generation, oil and gas, e-commerce and the development of information technology. Genting Group is the founder of Star Cruises the third largest cruise liner company in the world and largest cruise liner in Asia. Star Cruises is listed on Singapore and Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Genting Group currently owns about 19.9% of Star Cruises.

Genting Group trading as Genting Berhad is a publicly listed company on Bursa Malaysia. Genting Group consists mainly of Genting Malaysia, Genting Singapore and Genting Plantations. It employs over 58,000 globally and possesses 4500 acre (18210853.9 m2) of prime resort land and 133500 acre (540255332.3 m2) of land for plantation. The group's combined market capitalisation amounts to US$46 billion as of 31 May 2011. Genting Group possesses assets totaling US$13.5 billion.


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