TGV Cinemas Opens in Bukit Mertajam, Miri, Seri Manjung, Petaling Jaya and Kulaijaya.
Kuala Lumpur – 15 Dec 2014, – TGV Cinemas, one of Malaysia’s leading exhibitor and multiplex cinema operators is concluding the year with a bang with the opening of five new locations in AEON Bukit Mertajam,Penang; AEON Kulaijaya, Johor; AEON Seri Manjung, Perak; Permaisuri Imperial City Mall (PICM) Miri, Sarawak and Jaya Shopping Centre, Selangor.
The first to open will be in Bukit Mertajam and Miri as their first foray to East Malaysia on Dec 18. Next, will be Kulaijaya, Seri Manjung and Jaya by Christmas.
Collectively, the five new cinemas has 35 screens with 4,364 seats. TGV Cinemas Bukit Mertajam and AEON Manjung both have seven halls, TGV Cinemas Jaya and PICM have eight halls and TGV cinemas Kulaijaya has five. All halls are fitted with the state of the art Dolby Digital sound system and Christie® CP2220 a digital cinema projector system. In addition, the first row of each hall in TGV Cinemas PICM and Jaya has been fitted with its iconic Beanie seats (bean-bag) to make the viewing experience in the front row more comfortable and relaxing.
Subsequently, TGV Cinemas will have a total of 27 multiplex cinemas all across Malaysia with 219 screens and a total capacity of more than 37,500 seats.
Gerald V Dibbayawan, Chief Executive Officer of TGV Cinemas shared that the opening of these five locations, especially in Miri are pivotal to TGV Cinemas. “Firstly, the opening of TGV Cinemas PICM is significant to our growth and development as it marks their first cinema in East Malaysia. This will pave the way for two more in Kota Kinabalu and Kuching respectively by 2016,” said Dibbayawan.
“Secondly,” he added, “these new locations also marks our on-going passion to share and enhance the cinema-going experience for movie lovers all over Malaysia.” He elaborated that in today’s day and age, watching a movie is no longer just about the movie, but it is also the experience of enjoying it in its cinematic glory on the big screen, with the state of the art sound system with your friends and loved ones.
“This is precisely why our new locations are located either in central business district areas, housing areas or neighbourhood retail malls. Each one represents a strategic location whereby friends, colleagues and family patronage and spend time together,” said Dibbayawan.
To celebrate the new cinemas, TGV Cinemas will be organising an Open House in TGV Cinemas PICM and AEON Bukit Mertajam which includes free screenings of blockbuster movies for the public and also giving out 1000 popcorn sets at each location (while stocks last).
“We would like to welcome all to our free screenings on December 17 at 2pm and 5pm respectively and the movies which will be screened are Maleficent, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and Interstellar.,” Dibbayawan added excitedly.
In addition to the free screenings, TGV Cinemas will also be organising the 30 Days of Goodies in all their new locations whereby each day, customers can claim a free goodie from TGV Cinemas such as movie passes, popcorn and drink vouchers as well as movie premiums.
“This is just the beginning. In time, we be sharing more of our other unique features such as our TGV MovieClub, which is our loyalty programme and special event screenings such as our TGV Family Screening sessions, which are becoming increasingly popular amongst young families and TGV Halls of Horror. Moreover, we also look forward to sharing our innovative concession offerings like our Popcorn Royale which is our signature popcorn, innovative popcorn flavours such as corny cheese, roasted chicken, kimchi and curry,” elaborated Dibbayawan.
For more details about TGV Cinemas, their new cinemas and the opening activities, please visit www.tgv.com.my or follow them on Facebook, Twitter or Instragram.