LAUNCH OF ‘SEASON OF JOY AT SUNWAY’

“Open Your Most Memorable Christmas Gifts at Sunway Resort City”

Bandar Sunway – YBhg Dato’ Dr Ong Hong Peng, Secretary General of Tourism of Malaysia, officially launched Sunway Resort City’s year-end celebration, “Season of Joy at Sunway” last evening, with the lighting up of Sunway Resort City’s fascinating 2 km festive showlights and a 30 foot Christmas tree.

YBhg Dato’ Dr Ong was accompanied by YBhg Dato’ Ngeow Voon Yean, Managing Director, Property Investment Division, Sunway Berhad; Sunway Lagoon’s mascots, Captain and Lady Quack; Sunway Pyramid’s mascots, Leo and Leona; the London Boys; the casts of Beauty and the Beast The Musical; and the management of Sunway Berhad.

The magnificent festive showlights features Santa’s sleigh, giant Christmas bells, candy canes and sparkly snowflakes across Sunway Resort City to express the joyous spirit of Christmas, while providing an excellent ambiance for memorable photo opportunities for families and friends.

Interpreting Christmas as a season of joy, the gift of Christmas joy is shared in the form of abundant activities lined up for the festive celebration at Sunway Resort City.

For the first time ever, a spectacular Christmas parade will be hosted on December 15 at the Sunway Resort City, featuring the line-up from the “Season of Joy at Sunway” superstars including the cast from Beauty and the Beast: The Musical, The London Boys, Miss Tourism International, Captain and Lady Quack, Leo and Leona, as well as Santa Claus and his Santarinas.

Sunway Lagoon will be featuring an international musical, “Beauty and the Beast” at its Ampitheatre. The Musical will run from Dec 1st to 31st and for the first time ever, will feature live musicians by West End productions. Sunway Lagoon has allocated more than 4,000 complimentary seats for underprivileged children to enjoy the musical.

Visitors to Sunway Lagoon this festive season will also have the opportunity to experience the world’s first water-based 5D attraction. The Waterplexx 5D is the ultimate multi-sensory experience which engages the rider’s sense of sight, sound and touch, in one thrilling action machine. Whether it is a pirate’s adventure or an underwater wonderland, visitors can expect to feel everything they see, from the gust of wind to a powerful gale.

For a melodious evening, Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa will be featuring life jazz performances at New Orleans Bar & Grill every Thursday to Saturday from 8.00pm onwards. The ‘Jazz Saturdays’ highlight a New Orleans Dinner Buffet priced at RM128++ per person with live cooking stations.

Those who are looking for a place to host family and friends this Christmas will be delighted with the glorious international Christmas spread at Fuzion, located at Level 1, Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa. A Christmas strolling band will create the extra merriment at the Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner, which is priced at RM128++per person while the Christmas Day Dinner is priced at RM108++ per person. Among some of the season’s specialities are the Grilled Stuffed Turkey with Assorted Dried Fruits served with Cranberry Sauce, Salted Crusted Prime Roast Beef, Strawberry Mille Feuille, Raspberry Pavlova and Ginger Crème Brulee.

Sunway Pyramid, living up to its promise of a unique shopping adventure by having a host of engaging activities for its shoppers. Drop by the “Pine of Hope” Christmas tree to purchase ornaments and trinkets dangling on the tree for charity, and don’t forget to tip the spirited buskers are performing for charity!
In addition, meet and greet sessions with Santa Claus happens every weekend from 1pm to 5pm. Sing along to good old Christmas carols every weekend until Christmas day and enjoy the uplifting performances by La Voce, Our Saviour’s Church, and Glad Tidings amongst many others.

Sunway has recently launched Sunway Lifestyle, Malaysia’s first integrated lifestyle application that puts all relevant information into one consolidated view to provide individuals, families and communities with a holistic 360-degree brand experience. From the end users’ point of view, this means they can easily access the latest news, promotions and events taking place at Sunway, be it at Sunway Lagoon, Lost World of Tambun, Sunway Pyramid, Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, or Sunway Medical Centre. The application, which is available for download via the Windows Store, utilises the new touch-interface capability in the Windows 8 operating system. By Q1 2013, Sunway Lifestyle will be available for iOS and Android devices. The application will also incorporate e-commerce to enable users the flexibility to purchase tickets directly from their desktop, tablets or smartphones.