th12 World Sport for All Congress
Genting Highlands Resort City is situated on the main mountain range of Malaysia, about oo2,000m above sea level, with year round fresh cool climate ranging from 15 C to 23 C
and magnificent views of the surrounding mountains. Delegates are reminded to bring
along a jacket or track-suit as it can be quite cool in the Convention Centre.
Malaysia’s time zone is eight hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT + 8).
The official language is Bahasa Malaysia. However, English is spoken widely together
with a host of vernacular languages including Chinese dialects and Tamil.
All breakout rooms, function rooms are NO SMOKING area. Smokers are welcome to
light up in the general public areas of the hotel and in the easily accessible outside area.
Location Map of the Resort will be provided. Please check your Conference Bag.
The medical clinic is located at First World Hotel (Mezzanine Floor) & Genting Hotel
(Left turn from Genting Hotel Entrance). For emergency assistance, please refer to OCM
Office at MR 2, Lower Level at Genting International Convention Centre.
There will be 2 computers available at First World Business Centre (Lower Lobby Level)
to Congress delegates (Lower Lobby Floor) for complimentary internet services. Please
note that 30 minutes is the time limit per session. Operation hour for Business Centre
will be extended to 10pm from 3 - 6 November.
For a small fee of less than USD 10.00, you can have unlimited WIFI access in the
Genting International Convention Centre for the whole duration of your stay in Genting
Highlands. So bring along you notebooks or laptops.
Foreign Exchange & Banking
The unit of currency is the Malaysia Ringgit, which is denoted as RM. Money exchange
service will be available at Public Bank (located at First World Lobby Level), Maybank
(located at Genting Hotel Lower Lobby Level) & CIMB Bank (located Mezzanine Floor
Genting Hotel) from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm on Monday to Friday. ATM machine will be
available at Lobby of First World Hotel (near to Starbucks Café).
Money exchange also available at FOREX Exchange Counter located at Level 2A, First
Post Office Post Office is Located at Lower Lobby Floor of Genting Hotel.
Operation Hours Monday - Friday 8.30 am to 4.00 pm
Saturday 8.30 am to 1.00 pm
Prayer Room The prayer room or “Surau” is located at Mezzanine Floor, First World Hotel (Opposite
clinic) & Lower Level of Genting International Convention Centre (Opposite MR 11).
MICE Privilege Card
MICE Privilege Card will be issue upon check in. The following offers will be accorded
- 30% discount for Food & Beverages outlets operate by Genting
- 30% discount for purchase of Theme Park All Park Tickets
- 20% discount at M Spa & Fitness, Genting Hotel
- Free Entrance to Safari Disco & Pub
Please produce the card for the special offers.
Congress Pick up & drop off point
Pick up & drop off point will be in front of Genting International Convention Centre.
Travel Desk Travel Desk will be located next to Registration Counter from 2 - 6 November. Operation
hours daily from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm.
A gym is located at Lower Level of Genting International Convention Centre. Free
admission for all congress delegates to use the gym. Please present your Congress Tag
upon using the gym.
Awana Genting Highlands
Tennis courts, Squash courts & Badminton courts are available at Awana Genting
Highlands. Awana Genting Highlands is 30 minutes from First World Hotel. You can use
Genting Skyway (from Highlands Hotel) to go down to Genting Lower Skyway Station.
There is a shuttle service from First World Hotel to Highlands Hotel every 30 minutes
between 8.15 am to 12.15 am. Prior arrangement will be required for the activities. Please
refer to Travel Desk for the booking.
Hourly complimentary shuttle service will be available daily from 8am to 10 pm between
Lower Skyway Station and Awana Genting. Please request your Complimentary Skyway
tickets from Registration Counter.
Outdoor Activities such as Jungle Trekking, Abseiling, 18 holes Golf Course is also
available at Awana Genting Highlands. Please refer to Travel Desk for the booking.
Sports and Cultural Programme Sports programmes have been arranged for delegates in the evenings, after the Congress
sessions. Volunteers have been engaged to conduct Wushu, Tai Chi and Qigong, etc. in
special designated rooms at the Lower Level of Genting International Convention Centre
A special designed Aerobics programme, accompanied by music has been drawn up for thparticipants of the 12 World Sport for All Congress. The beauty of exercising in music is that each participant can exercise at his or her own pace. The Aerobics programme
will be in the evenings after the Congress sessions on 4 and 5 November 2008 at a
designated room at the Lower Level of Genting International Convention Centre
The 2008 Genting Trail Blazer, a sport for all adventure event in a natural environment, will be held on 2 November 2008 at Genting Highlands. Delegates can participate in this event, by
logging into the Website http://www.gentingtrailblazer.com or the Genting Trail Blazer blog
http://verydirtypeople.blogspot.com. Hashing is a participative sport comprising two elements, exercise and fellowship.
Hashing originated in Malaysia in 1938 and today there are over 2,000 chapters in some
180 countries or territories, including Antarctica.
A paper on Hashing is scheduled under Parallel session 1B on 4 November 2008 from
12.00 pm to 12.15 pm. A Hash Run in the evening of 4 November 2008, from 6.00 pm
is organized near Awana Genting. After the Run, a party will be held at the site to
strengthen fellowship among the Hashers. A small participation fee of RM 50.00 will be
charged to any delegate who is interested to participate. The fee is to pay for
transportation from Genting International Convention Centre to the Run site and return thafter the party. In addition, each participant will be provided with the Hash 70 Year
Anniversary Souvenir T-shirt, food and drinks (beer) after the Hash Run, The bus leaves
from Genting International Convention Centre to the Run site at 5.30 pm. Registration
forms for the Hash Run from the Registration counter. For more details of the Hash
House please log into the Websites: http://www.malaysiahash.org and
Please bring along your jogging shoes, sports attires and sports equipment to participate
in the various sporting activities, including the once in a life-time Hash Run, drawn up thfor the 12 World Sport for All Congress.
M Spa & Fitness
Situated at Lobby Floor of Genting Hotel, the M Spa & Fitness offers finest treatments
Operation Hour for Spa Treatments
Sunday - Thursday 11.00 am to 1.00 am
Friday & Saturday 2.00 pm to 2.00 am
Indoor & Outdoor Theme Park The cool mountain air makes it an exhilarating experience to enjoy the many rides at
Indoor & Outdoor Theme Park
Operation Hours for Outdoor Theme Park
Monday - Friday 10.00 am to 7.00 pm
Operation Hours for Indoor Theme Park
Monday - Friday 9.00 am to 12 midnight
Bowling, Rock Climbing, Archery
PLACES OF INTEREST
Located at Lobby Floor of Genting Hotel, Take a walk down memory lane and get to
know the history of Genting Highlands Resort and the Founder's Vision!
Chin Swee Temple
The Chin Sweet Temple is situated in the most scenic site of Genting Highlands. Within
the Temple is seated a black statue of the Reverend Master Chin Swee who has long been
referred to as a deity in Fujian Province of his supernatural abilities to summon rain and
drive away evil spirits. Free shuttle is available with below schedule:-
Depart from Depart from
Highlands Hotel Lobby Chin Swee Cave Temple
9.00 am 10.15 am
10.00 am 11.15 am
11.00 am 12.15 pm
12.00 pm 1.15 pm
2.00 pm 3.15 pm
3.00 pm 4.15 pm
4.00 pm 5.15 pm
5.00 pm 6.15 pm
Gems of the World Exhibition
Mystical Gemstone display at Genting Hotel Grand Ballroom. Located Lobby of Genting
Hotel . Entrance fees of RM 18.00 nett per person for Adult.
Operation Hour (daily) 11.00 am to 10.00 pm
First World Plaza has got to be the coolest, if not the highest shopping destination in
Malaysia. It carries over 90 different labels with F & B outlets and attraction for all ages.
Located at Time Square, First World Plaza.
Be A Star Karaoke
Safari Disco (Lower Lobby, Genting Hotel) 6.00 pm to 3.00 am
Cloud 9 Lounge (Lower Lobby, Genting Hotel) 6.00 pm to 2.00 am
Sports Book (Lower Lobby, Genting Hotel) 12.00 pm to 2.00 am