Mr. Vicha Poolvaraluk, the founder of the company built a first standalone “Cineplex” in 1995, with 7-10 floors

building combines customer experiences of cinema & entertainment complex that including of films selection in the multiplex cinema format, and also variety of restaurants, banks, and many other lifestyle shops in one stop with a strong “movie culture” in Thailand which continuous flow of moviegoers traffic every week. In 2020, the company has operated 5 locations standalone Cineplex located in Bangkok, Pinklao (The first standalone in Thailand), Sukhumvit, Ratchayothin, Major Rangsit and Esplanade Ngamwongwan–Kaerai.

Besides the standalone cineplexes, the company also expanded in another three expansion models to across nationwide:

Shopping mall model
Lifestyle neighborhood mall model
Hypermarket model

In year 2004, Major took a stake in Siam Future Development Plc. - a lifestyle-neighbor-mall developer, which was an alternative expansion model serving customers in the metropolitan areas as well as more urbanized areas around the country. The hypermarket model is another expansion model in the provincial areas. The company builds cinemas & bowling in the hypermarket structures as an anchor tenant. For the provincial dwellers, hypermarket or supercenter serves as a perfect destination, not only for shopping but also for family entertainment, in a very similar fashion as shopping malls are to the urban people. The company joins with hypermarket operators, Tesco Lotus & Big-C.

For the customer’s best satisfaction and new experience from our services, the Company has continuously developed and searched for the new innovation and technology, such as; changing from film 35 mm. to be digital system for sharper image, using E-Ticketing instead of buying ticket from box office to reduce the customer’s time queuing for ticket, as well as adding more continence channel to buy ticket through Mobile Application which the customer can buy ticket and scan QR code to enter the cinema directly. In December, the Company has debuted Icon Cineconic which is the new flagship at Icon Siam in the area of 11,062 square meters with 13 luxury cinemas consist of VIP, 4DX, IMAX, Kids Cinema, Living room and ordinary cinemas.

Currently the company commands over 70% market share of the Thai cinema industry.

At year-end 2020, the company operated 12 brands:
  • Major Cineplex
  • Paragon Cineplex
  • Paradise Cineplex
  • Hatyai Cineplex
  • Westgate Cineplex
  • Icon Cineconic
  • EGV Cinemas
  • Esplanade Cineplex
  • Mega Cineplex
  • Quartier CineArt
  • Cineplex
  • Major Cinema

The company has totally 172 branches in Thailand and overseas, which include 817 screens and 182,259 seats. Because of “underscreened” situation in Thailand, the company plans to expands approximately at least 30-40 screens in every year to cover all areas in nationwide. The company concentrates every segment of customers and provides all kind of innovation to serve customers as of RealD, 2D, 3D, 4DX, IMAX, Screen X and sound quality. The company offers cinema services covering the full spectrum of the customer segments. The Company therefore acquires the right of the only IMAX system movie screening in Thailand. 4DX cinema will give customer the movie experience in every aspect including image, light, color, sound, touch and smell effects as well as special chairs with up to 24 effects.

ScreenX cinema is the third Ultra Wide Screen 270o surround of the world with 3 dimension screening by 9 projectors on 3-sides extra wide screen for more realistically pressure of watching.

LED Screen cinema is the first innovation in South East Asia and in Thailand as the second place of the world with special feature of displaying in High Dynamic Range (HDR), screen resolution 4K which will provide clear image, full color and realistic.

Kids Cinema is the cinema for kids by decorating like a playground with play land and ball pool for the kids to be more fun and enjoy movie watching. The movie teasers are appropriate for kids and family. The light and sound systems in the cinema are designed to be adequate for kids by increasing brightness 30% and reducing loudness 20% while screening movie to let the parents be able to see their kids at all time. There is also activity provided both before and after movie screening.

E-Sport cinema is the first mixed-use cinema of the world designed for multiple purpose both movie screening and E-Sport activities to support specific customer’s need with high technology of image and sound, equipment and high speed internet for the competitors and audiences to have extreme enjoyment and excitement.

In addition, there is also alternative content, which is other content besides movies, provided in the cinemas to increase the revenue of Major Cineplex.

Also the full function service & newest innovations are created to serve hi-end customers in the “six-star” ambience, where is equipped with fully-reclined, serving foods and beverages in personal lounge before watching the movie, and also spa service.

“ENIGMA: the Shadow Screen”, a luxurious movie club exclusively for members only. Thirty-three exclusive seats, resembling living room couches adjacent to an exclusive club equipped with full bar services, are perfect for private parties. The venue has become very popular, not only among the high net worth individuals, but also the corporate customers who prefer using the ENIGMA for entertaining their VIP customers in an exclusive atmosphere.

Major Platinum Cineplex (Cambodia) Co., Ltd.

Major Holding International Co., Ltd. and Platinum Cineplex (which incorporated in Cambodia) invest in the company called “Major Platinum Cineplex Cambodia Co., Ltd.” in order of a 70:30 ratio, to opened “Major Cineplex” with 7 screens of the world class luxury cinemas and 13 Bowling Lanes at Aeon Mall on area 4,450 sq.m. located in the center of Phnom Penh, Cambodia including 7 screens 1,578 seats, provide 7 screens of 2D and 3D system, 1 theatre for VIP screen and 1 theatre 4DX screen and opened 3 locations at Platinum Siem Reap 3 screens, 6 screens at Sorya and 8 screens at Aeon Mall 2 Phnom Penh. In 2019, the Company opened 1 Location in Poipet, Cambodia.

Major Platinum Cineplex (Laos) Co., Ltd.

Major Holding International Co., Ltd. coordinated with Platinum Cineplex Co., Ltd. under “Major Platinum Cineplex” brand, opened 5 screens, 1,148 seat at Vientiane Center, Laos. In 2019, the Company opened 4 screens at Vientiane,Laos. Major Holding International Co., Ltd. holds 60% and Platinum Cineplex Co., Ltd. holds 40%

Cineplex (Laos) Sole Co., Ltd.

Major Holding International Co., Ltd. invest in the company called “Cineplex (Laos) Sole Co., Ltd.” The company hold 100% investment 1,000,0000 LAK (Par 10,000 LAK) or 4,300,000 baht, to opened cinema with 4 screens 1,087 seats at Friendship Mall in Laos.

The company has totally 172 branches in Thailand and overseas, which include 817 screens and 182,259 seats. Because of “underscreened” situation in Thailand, the company plans to expands approximately at least 30-40 screens

172

branches

817

screens

182,259

seats

Domestic Branch
Branch Screens Seats
Major Rangsit 16 3,357
Ngamwongwan 16 4,173
Siam Paragon 16 4,320
Mega Bangna 15 3,233
Ratchayothin 15 3,722
Seacon 14 3,353
Iconsiam 13 2,645
Central Westgate 12 2,235
Esplanade 12 2,533
Central Pinklao 11 1,821
Bangkae - Seacon 10 1,877
Bangkapi 10 2,210
Bangna 10 1,942
Central Chiangmai 2 10 2,417
Central Hatyai 10 2,339
Future Rangsit 10 1,615
Korat 10 2,549
Rama II 9 1,607
Rama III 9 2,594
Samrong 8 2,023
Central East Ville 8 1,128
Central Rayong 8 1,487
Lotus Bangyai 8 2,050
Paradise Park 8 1,509
Pattaya 8 1,715
Promanade 8 1,785
Quartier Cineart 8 1,348
Sukhumvit 8 1,747
Udonthani 8 2,119
Central Ubon 7 1,564
Chaingmai 7 1,835
Fashion Island 7 1,911
Gateway Bangsue 6 1,410
Sahathai Suratthani 7 1,408
Kadsuankaew Chiang Mai 6 1,312
Ayutthaya City Park 6 1,231
Bluport 6 1,195
Lotus Suratthani 6 1,298
Petkhasem 6 1,690
Robinson Saraburi 6 1,317
Samsen 6 1,461
Amatanakorn 5 1,249
Aomyai 5 1,174
Big C Burirum 5 1,329
Big C Lopburi 5 1,101
Big C Roi-Et 5 1,234
Big C Chanthaburi 5 1,328
Big C Mahachai 5 1,100
Central Pitsanulok 5 1,168
Chacheangsao 5 1,636
Nonthaburi 5 633
Major Pinklao 5 1,370
Changwattana 5 1,040
Chiangrai 5 1,225
Branch Screens Seats
Diana Hatyai 5 1,043
Lotus Khonkaen 5 1,205
Big C Pathumthani 5 1,281
Robinson Phetchaburi 5 1,046
Lotus Khon Kaen Patunum 5 1,041
Lotus Songkla 5 1,243
Lotus Srinakarin 5 1,203
Lotus-Baan pong 5 1,442
Nakronsawan 5 1,098
Robinson Samutprakan 5 1,165
Salaya 5 963
Ocean Chumporn 5 905
Robinson Ladkrabang 5 882
Ayutthaya 4 1,248
Big C Lampang 4 866
Big C Ratchaburi 4 937
Big C Suksawat 4 912
Big C Suphanburi 4 1,066
Big C Udonthani 4 844
Chonburi 4 1,061
Hua Hin 4 1,386
Jampha Lamphun 4 1,092
Kampaengphet 4 965
Krabi 4 1,089
Lotus Klaeng 4 1,079
Lotus Maesod 4 1,184
Lotus Nakhonsrithammarat 4 1,103
Lotus Nakonpathom 4 897
Lotus Nakornsawan 4 668
Lotus Nongbualumphu 4 994
Lotus Suphanburi 4 877
Lotus Navanakorn 4 1,191
Nakornsrithammarat 4 1,103
Petchaboon 4 1,091
Pitsanulok 4 945
Robinson Mukdahan 4 1,015
Robinson Roi Et 4 916
Robinson Sakonnakhon 4 856
Saraburi 4 1,064
Siracha 4 1,137
Thanyaburi 4 936
The Sky Ayutthaya 4 951
Big C Korat 2 4 980
Robinson Kamphaengphet 4 753
Big C Chiangrai 4 1,050
TMK Kanchanaburi 4 910
Big C Ranong 3 694
Central Samui 3 672
EGV Big C Lamphun 3 738
Lotus Nadee 3 669
Lotus Satun 3 707
Phangnga 3 634
Phayao 3 652
Samui 3 870
Lotus Tha Thong 3 490
Branch Screens Seats
Sahathai Thung Song 3 607
Lotus Phatthalung 3 429
Sripong Park Uttaradit 3 593
Tops Phichit 3 625
Big C Sattahip 3 791
Lotus Rama 2 3 765
Big C Pak Chong 3 781
Chaisaeng Singburi 3 745
Robinson Chaiyaphum 3 707
Lotus Bangpakok 3 777
Lotus Chana 2 456
Lotus Phayakkaphum 2 398
Lotus Phimai 2 377
Lotus Prachuap 2 192
Lotus Samphran 2 414
Big C Sichon 2 456
Big C Banphai 2 546
Big C Nakhonphanom 2 615
Big C Nan 2 498
Big C Prachinburi 2 616
Big C Samutprakarn 2 348
Lotus Phon Khonkaen 2 316
Lotus Ban Suan 2 348
Lotus Map Ta Phut 2 399
Lotus Angthong 2 465
Lotus Dej Udom 2 331
Lotus Yasothon 2 346
Big C Chaiyaphum 2 277
Lotus Saraburi 2 378
Lotus U-Thong 2 344
Lotus Kamphaengsaen 2 286
Lotus Piboon Mang Sar Harn 2 276
Lotus Khoksamrong 2 292
Lotus Si Sa Ket 2 309
Lotus Ratchaburi 2 320
Asawann Nongkhai 2 580
Lotus Uttaradit 2 234
Lotus Pichit 2 340
Big C Sukhothai 2 421
Big C Mahachai2 2 430
Big C Bandung Udonthani 1 204
Lotus Sukhothai 1 95
Big C Dan Khun Thot 1 204
Big C Tha Ta Koh 1 204
Big C Wang Nam Yen 1 204
Lotus Chomthong 1 207
Big C Suwannaphum Roi Et 1 204
Big C Namyuen Ubonrachathani 1 194
Big C Nongki 1 205
Big C Wichienburi 1 204
Big C Nong Bua 1 205
Big C Ladyao 1 205
Big C Phang Khon 1 205
Big C Kham Ta Kla 1 205
International Branch
Branch Screens Seats
Aeon Mall - Cambodia 7 1,578
Vientiane Center - Laos 5 1,150
Pakse - Laos 4 1,087
Sorya Phnom Penh - Cambodia 6 807
Platinum Siem Reap - Cambodia 3 457
Aeon Mall 2 - Cambodia 8 2,085
Big C Poipet– Cambodia 2 419
ITECC Vientiane - Laos 4 843
Total 812 182,259