News: Zoos

10 days until IAAPA Indonesia Summit

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) is counting down to the staging of its APAC ‘Spring’ Summit on the Indonesian island of Bali. Being…

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Feb 27, 2024 Aquatics / Attractions / Tourism / Zoos /

 
 

Nominations closing soon for MENALAC Awards 2024

The Middle East and North Africa Leisure & Attractions Council (MENALAC) has highlighted that nominations for the MENALAC Awards 2024 will be closing on 8th February. MENALAC is a…

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Feb 5, 2024 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Waterparks / Zoos /

 
 

Two whale sharks at Japan aquarium die due to earthquake related equipment failures

Two whale sharks at Notojima Aquarium in Nanao, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan died in successive days after equipment failures led to deterioration of their water tank environment. The…

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Jan 15, 2024 ByKaren Sweaney Aquatics / Attractions / Environment / Zoos /

 
 

Dubai welcomes record visitor numbers in 2023

Dubai has seen record visitor numbers, witnessed high hotel occupancy and been recognised with a number of tourism achievements in the past year. A review of the sector shows that tourism…

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Dec 18, 2023 Attractions / Hospitality / Marketing / Tourism / Zoos /

 
 

Hong Kong’s Ocean Park and Water World look to recruit over 100 full-time and part-time positions

Hong Kong attractions Ocean Park and Water World have advised that they are looking for staff to fill over 100 full-time and many part-time vacancies, including frontline and back-of-house…

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Nov 13, 2023 Attractions / Retail / Tourism / Waterparks / Zoos /

 
 

Singapore Zoo opens petting zoo and water maze in new KidzWorld zone

Singapore Zoo’s ongoing commitment to providing children and their families with educational animal encounters has seen the leading attraction open its new KidzWorld zone. Featuring…

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Oct 30, 2023 Attractions / Play / Tourism / Zoos /

 
 

Outrage over Chimelong Theme Park’s captive Orcas

The Chimelong Theme Park located in Zhuhai, China - designed to appear like a giant spaceship - has softly launched its offerings and attractions. However, while the indoor theme park…

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Oct 10, 2023 ByKaren Sweaney Attractions / Environment / Tourism / Waterparks / Zoos /

 
 

International Zookeeper Day spotlights the important role of wildlife conservation

Today is International Zookeeper Day. The International Congress of Zookeepers (ICZ) established International Zookeeper Day (IZD) on 4th October in 2015 to encourage all who make it…

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Oct 4, 2023 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /

 
 

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