Major Cineplex Group is launching their 2nd out of country branch in Laos, with the first being an extremely successful project in Cambodia, which has become the market leader. This new world-class theatre in Vientiane will have “Huawei” as a naming sponsor and be called “Major Platinum Cineplex by Huawei”
Vicha Poolvaraluk, CEO of Major Cineplex Group revealed that its current 544 screens will be increased to an estimated 1.000 by the end of the decade of which about 100 will be out of Thailand. The Laos project will contain about 1,150 seats in five halls and offer the best and brightest 3D available.
“Although we would be happy with 300,000 annual attendance, we may be surprised as we were in Cambodia and do even better. We will screen Hollywood movies with both English and Thai soundtracks and the many popular Thai and Laos movies, all with subtitles.”
The project is about 4,550 square meters and will offer other entertainment facilities. The initial fit out cost of over 12,500,000,000 LAK will ensure the highest level of equipment and finishing. The cinema will open at the end of July on the 4th floor of the Vientiane Center with the blockbuster film, the new Mission Impossible.
Laos is developing and the improvements mean people are looking for more entertainment options and Major Platinum Cineplex” will change the entertainment landscape in Laos. A growing city with a population of over 700,000 is ready for a world class entertainment experience.
“Major Platinum Cineplex” is a joint venture between Major Cineplex and Platinum Cineplex, with Major having the majority share, and be located on 4th Fl. of the newly opened world-class Vientiane Center.
Major Cineplex currently has about 544 screens open in 84 locations and Platinum has over 40 screens in the region and conducts much of the film distribution in the region.