First 5-Star Wyndham Hotel debuts in Genting Highlands, Malaysia

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts unveils the Wyndham Ion Majestic Hotel in Genting Highlands, Malaysia, a luxurious retreat 6,000 feet above sea level, featuring 178,000 square feet of retail space and facilities for up to 1,500 guests, aimed at boosting local and international tourism.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts unveils an exclusive gem in Malaysia, the Wyndham Ion Majestic Hotel, Genting Highlands, with 6,000 feet above sea level and is designed to cater to the discerning tastes of local and international tourists, offering a quick getaway and a tranquil retreat.

David Lean, General Manager, Wyndham Ion Majestic Hotel, Genting Highlands, shared “The opening of Wyndham Ion Majestic Hotel, Genting Highlands is anticipated to further stimulate growth in the country’s tourism industry, driving consistent demand by attracting both local and international tourists. Our partnership with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is pivotal in this endeavour, as it enables us to leverage all of the benefits of the Wyndham Advantage program, including access to over 108 million enrolled members through its world-renowned program – Wyndham Rewards. This ensures that we are well-positioned to promote this property effectively, ensuring robust visibility and engagement within the global tourism market.”

Ben Schumacher, Vice President of Operations for Southeast Asia, and Pacific Rim in Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, said, “With Wyndham Ion Majestic Hotel, Genting Highlands, we are establishing a new standard of hospitality, crafting an extraordinary experience for visitors to Genting Highlands. The property will add approximately 178,000 square feet of retail space to elevate this travel destination further. The hotel’s commitment to excellence extends to its staff, with a focus on providing a safe and healthy work environment and opportunities for professional growth and development.”

A Trailblazer in Hospitality

Nestled amidst a verdant tapestry of the Banjaran Titiwangsa rainforest, the hotel is a gateway to Genting Highlands’ vibrant attractions. Just an hour from Kuala Lumpur, it offers easy access to Genting Skyway, Genting Highlands Premium Outlets, Genting Skyworlds Theme Park, and SkyAvenue shopping haven.

The property sits in a prime location that treats visitors to a breathtaking beauty, ethereal cloudscapes, and uniquely cool weather that stands out remarkably in the typically hot tropical climate of Malaysia. A majestically built Vertical Sky Glass Pyramid sits on the rooftop, overseeing a stunning sea of clouds. An exceptional offering is its ‘Wedding in the Sky’ experience, where couples can tie the knot amidst this awe-inspiring splendour, where every corner is thematically set against the lush rainforest contours creating unforgettable moments to cherish forever.

The hotel’s banquet hall in Malaysia is capable of accommodating up to 1,500 guests for Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE) events. The hotel’s commitment to personalized guest experiences is evident in its dedicated concierge service and a range of tailored packages including room accommodations, food and beverage options, wellness services such as spa treatments, and transport services to meet the unique needs of every guest.

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