Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Themed Attractions and Resorts Sdn Bhd announces 3 projects opening in 2014 in Malaysia

According to Themed Attractions and Resorts Sdn Bhd, the operational and management company for Khazanah Nasional Berhad’s Leisure and Tourism Division, the following 3 projects are set to open in Malaysia in 2014:

Ocean Splash Water Park
“Strategically located within a beachfront development in Desaru Coast, Ocean Splash Water Park will provide a unique mix of attractions, offering a wave pool as an anchor attraction, exhilarating water slides such as the flow ride and lazy river, exciting raft rides among other water attractions. This upcoming water attraction is easily accessible from Singapore and Johor Bahru in less than 50 minutes.”

Ocean Quest Marine Park
“Also located in Desaru Coast, Ocean Quest will transform the traditional animal encounter by providing a focused, immersive experience with an engaging, full day experience of a theme park. Visitors will be able to touch and interact with fish and thousands of other tropical reef fish and marine creatures through guided and self-guided encounters. Wildlife species ranging from birds, mammals, reptiles and insects will be incorporated into educational and interactive Marine Park which focuses on conserving endangered species.”

Malaysia Truly Asia Attraction
“An iconic world class integrated cultural attraction in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysia Truly Asia Attraction showcases Malaysia and its offerings, providing cultural insights and highlights, and defining Malaysia within just a few hours. It is an immersive cultural tourism park where one can learn about Malaysia in a snapshot while exploring its sights and sounds. Apart from cultural elements, the tourism park will feature gastronomical and heritage components, leaving one with an unforgettable experience which captures the essence of Malaysia. Malaysia Truly Asia Attraction is a part of the Greater KL initative which aims to promote Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia as a destination.

Themed Attractions and Resorts Sdn Bhd is the investment holding company for ownership, development and operation of theme parks and attractions under Khazanah Nasional Berhad’s Leisure and Tourism Division. Their mission is to reinvent Malaysia as a premier destination of choice for theme park attractions by leveraging on both international and local brands and enhancing family focused activities catered towards the interest of various age groups. 

Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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