Malaysia Closes Hotels, Casinos & Playgrounds in Genting Prevent Corona Spread
Resorts World Genting Area, including hotels, casinos and indoor playgrounds in the Genting Highlands, Malaysia is closed from today for two weeks until 31 March. This policy is in line with the announcement of the prime minister the night before to conduct closure throughout the country in the same time period.In a statement, managers of Resorts World Genting said the temporary closure included the closure of hotel facilities, food and beverage outlets, casinos, Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park, entertainment facilities, attractions, shopping centers and supermarkets. As reported by Malay Mail, Wednesday (3/18).
The statement also said all reservations to stay at all hotels during this period will be canceled. Hotel guests are given a choice whether the money is returned or change their reservation date.”The same thing applies to reservations at Resorts World Awana, Resorts World Kijal and Resorts World Langkawi,” he explained.”Guests who have paid tickets for each of our attractions or performances at the resort will be returned,” he added.
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Despite the closure, Resorts World Genting ensures that basic services such as security, clinics, and others continue to operate for two weeks, and will continue to operate again from April 1.“We regret this inconvenience caused by the temporary closure of our resort. We are grateful for your support and understanding as we work together to prevent Covid-19,” the statement said.
Earlier the Malaysian Prime Minister announced a two-week border control movement that obliged Malaysians to cancel any mass assembly and close every business, except basic services and businesses that sell daily necessities.Even before the closing of the two weeks was announced, the government urged the postponement of mass gathering and warned Malaysians to carry out social distancing or maintain a distance of at least 1 meter from others to slow the spread of Covid-19.