And also the largest theme park in hong kong by area. On friday the legislatures weren t convinced about the financial package to save the theme park.
According to south china morning post 32 legislators approved the lifeline for ocean park 20 legislators voted against it and two abstained.
Ocean park hong kong government. Hong kong s tourism commissioner has defended the government s plan to pump hk 10 6 billion into struggling ocean park saying it was not simply a short term move to stop the bleeding. Ocean park hong kong commonly known as ocean park is a marine mammal park oceanarium animal theme park and amusement park situated in wong chuk hang and nam long shan in the southern district of hong kong. Ocean park in hong kong will seek government support for a hk 10 billion us 1 3 billion rescue plan to reinvent the beleaguered attraction in the face of financial turmoil and strong competition.
Ocean park hong kong will be bailed out by the hong kong government as lawmakers have approved an hk 5 4 billion us 0 7bn relief fund for the theme park to keep operating for another 12 months. The 43 year old park has been shut since 26 january due to the coronavirus pandemic. The hong kong government said on monday it is preparing a revised bailout plan to inject hk 5 4 billion into cash strapped ocean park amid growing concerns that the city s iconic marine life.
Hong kong s ocean park will introduce camping hiking and yoga experiences in october to tap the evolving staycation market amid the coronavirus crisis its new chairman has said adding. Ocean park would have added seven new zones and 20 attractions enabling it to better compete with other regional facilities such as government owned hong kong disneyland and those in neighboring. It is the second largest theme park in hong kong after hong kong disneyland.
Hong kong s government has unveiled a hk 10 64 billion us 1 4 billion plan to bail out the financially strapped ocean park with its chairman making an emotional plea for public support. Scmp reports that hong kong lawmakers are struggling to agree on a hk 5 4 billion for the city s iconic theme park ocean park. Hong kong government to propose revised bailout plan for ocean park soon sources say a hk 10 6 billion proposal tabled in january to revive the park will not go ahead and officials will instead.