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Themed Attractions and Resorts Sdn. Bhd. announces Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park (Malaysia) opening November 2012

Photo: Tourism Malaysia Singapore

According to Themed Attractions and Resorts Sdn Bhd, the operational and management company for Khazanah Nasional Berhad’s Leisure and Tourism Division:

“Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park will be a 4-level family theme park providing a series of exciting experiences through popular global children’s characters. Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park looks to enhance the surrounding developments by providing unique and exciting family entertainment for all to enjoy.

“The Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park is part of a mixed hotel, retail and entertainment complex making it a one-of-a-kind tourist destination.

“An exciting mix of homegrown names and globally renowned characters, the Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park will be home to LAT’s Place -the first live animated themed restaurant in the world, the first Sanrio Hello Kitty Town outside of Japan and characters such as Bob The Builder, Barney and Friends, Angelina Ballerina, Pingu the Penguin and Thomas and Friends from The Little Big Club – the first time in the world that all 5 cartoon characters from The Little Big Club is placed under one roof.”

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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