Discovery centre, theme park ink deal

Park enjoying the Formula One simulator at the Speed Gallery during a tour of Petrosains, The Discovery Centre.

Petrosains Sdn Bhd has announced a strategic partnership with South Korea’s Lotte World through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU).

The signing between Petrosains Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Fedora Zulkifli and Lotte World president and chief executive officer Park Dong Ki, witnessed by KLCC Holdings Sdn Bhd group chief executive officer Datuk Hashim Wahir, was held at the Malaysian Petroleum Club (MPC) in Petronas Twin Towers.

Also present were Petrosains chairman and Petronas group strategic communications senior general manager Zahariah Abdul Rahman, as well as Petronas, Petrosains and Lotte World representatives.

Under the partnership, Petrosains Sdn Bhd and Lotte World will share knowledge and expertise in marketing cross-promotion, customer service and retail management between Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur and Lotte World in Seoul, South Korea.

Additionally, they will share knowledge and expertise in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education activities between Petrosains, The Discovery Centre and Lotte World.

After the ceremony signing, Park and Lotte World delegates were given a tour of the Petronas Twin Towers’ Skybridge at Level 41 and Observation Deck at Level 86.

The guests later visited Petrosains, The Discovery Centre at Level 4, Suria KLCC.

Speaking at the event, Fedora said, “Petrosains is proud to collaborate with one of South Korea’s largest organisations, Lotte World.

“Through Petrosains, The Discovery Centre and Petronas Twin Towers visit operations, we have reached and impacted the lives of millions of Malaysians and tourists alike in positive and lasting ways, and we are excited to be able to share our experiences and platforms with other like-minded and innovative organisations like Lotte World.

“We also hope to learn from Lotte World’s vast expertise in managing the fifth tallest building in the world, the Lotte World Tower, as well as its other attractions.

Their diverse offerings and world-class customer service is something we aspire to emulate.”

Park said, “It is my great pleasure to sign this MOU and through this, we hope that Lotte World and Petrosains can contribute to the development of the tourism industry in each country.

“We believe that Petrosains Sdn Bhd’s experience and expertise in managing the Petronas Twin Towers’ public visits as well as the STEM education activities will be of great value to Seoul Sky for developing its education programme and visit operations.”

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