TURNER & THE MAJ GROUP TO OPEN CARTOON NETWORK ENTERTAINMENT PARK IN BALI
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
- Indonesia’s first ever internationally-branded park set for 2020 unveil -
(HONG KONG) June 6, 2018 – Turner Asia Pacific has announced a licensing partnership with Indonesian real-estate and hospitality investment company, The MAJ Group, to develop a 4.3-hectare entertainment park in Bali. The family destination will feature the island’s largest waterpark and an indoor entertainment centre – all splashed with Cartoon Network theming and unique sense of fun.
Slated to be fully operational in 2020, the development will include thrilling water rides, and massive surf and wave pools. The integrated project will be a key part of The MAJ Nusa Dua complex, a premier tourist destination in southern Bali featuring world-class hotels and an award-winning golf course.
Ricky Ow, President of Turner Asia Pacific, said: “Turner and The MAJ Group share the same vision of creating the ultimate family destination in Indonesia, and the entertainment park will combine world-class design with unparalleled Balinese hospitality. Above all, it will offer guests genuine fun powered by Cartoon Network, Asia’s leading kids entertainment brand.”
Gita Wirjawan, Chairman of The MAJ Group, added: “We are proud to be Turner’s partner of choice in bringing the Cartoon Network experience to Bali and game-changing the entertainment industry landscape in Indonesia. The new park will enhance the development of The MAJ Nusa Dua complex which will offer a full-suite of leading hospitality and entertainment choices for the whole family. Furthermore, it will further cement Bali as the premier family destination in Asia and one of the world’s top tourist locations.”
This will be Indonesia’s first ever park to partner with an international brand, and it will be Cartoon Network’s first with both indoor and outdoor attractions. The whole environment will be brought to life by live entertainment and performances featuring characters from shows such as Ben 10, We Bare Bears, The Powerpuff Girls and Adventure Time.
The announcement was made today (June 6) at IAAPA’s Asian Attractions Expo 2018 in Hong Kong. Other Cartoon Network-branded projects licensed by Turner International include Cartoon Network Amazone in Thailand, IMG Worlds of Adventures in Dubai, Amaazia in India and Cartoon Network Wave cruise liner in Asia Pacific.
For more information, contact:
James Moore, Director of Corporate Communications, Turner Asia Pacific. +65 6801 7996 / email@example.com
About Turner International
Turner International operates versions of core Turner brands including CNN, TNT, Cartoon Network, Boomerang and TCM Turner Classic Movies, as well as country- and region-specific networks and businesses in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific. It teams with Warner Bros. and HBO to leverage Time Warner’s global reach. Through its local companies, Turner operates more than 180 channels and services, showcasing 48 brands in 34 languages in over 200 countries including 59 channels in 14 languages in 42 countries throughout the Asia Pacific region. Turner International’s entertainment, news and sports services are Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Boing, Boomerang, Cartoonito, Cartoon Network, Chilevisión, CNN Chile, CNN en Español, CNN International, CNNj, Eleague, Esporte Interativo, Esporte Interativo 2, Esporte Interativo BR, FilmStruck, Glitz*, GLOUD, Great Big Story, HBO, HBO HD, HLN, HTV, I.Sat, Mondo Mah-Jong TV, Mondo TV, MuchMusic, Oh!K, Pogo, Space, Tabi Channel, Tabi Tele, TBS, TNT, TNT Comedy, TNT Film, TNT Serie, TNT Series, TNT Sports, Toonami, Tooncast, Toonix, TruTV, TCM, TCM Cinema, Tuzki, Warner TV and WB. Turner International is a Time Warner company.
About The MAJ Group and The MAJ Nusa Dua
The MAJ Group is the real-estate and hospitality investment platform of Ancora Group, a diversified investment group based in Jakarta, Indonesia. It owns and operates various hospitality destinations in Indonesia, including The MAJ Nusa Dua tourism complex in Bali which includes multiple world-class luxury resorts and an award-winning golf course, Bali National Golf Club (2018 Golf Digest Editors’ Choice Award for Best International Resorts - Indonesia).
About Cartoon Network Asia Pacific
Turner’s Cartoon Network, the number one kids’ channel in Asia Pacific, offers the best in original animated content including the multi-award-winning global hits Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes, Adventure Time and We Bare Bears.
Cartoon Network is available in 29 countries throughout Asia Pacific and is currently seen in more than 135 million pay-TV homes. Internationally, it is seen in 192 countries and over 400 million homes, and is an industry leader with a global offering of the best in award-winning animated entertainment for kids and families.
The brand is known for putting its fans at the centre of everything by applying creative thinking and innovation across multiple platforms. Cartoon Network also reaches millions more through its websites, games and apps, including Cartoon Network Watch and Play. Cartoon Network, sister brand to Boomerang and POGO, is created and distributed by Turner, a Time Warner Company.