The theme park had already received an emergency. Hong kong commerce chief vows to review how resort is operated in eleventh hour plea to lawmakers to support bailout legislative council s finance committee to vote on the hk 5 4.
Ocean park hong kong scmp. Letting it live on. Hong kong s ocean park was forced to close for a second time as the city struggles to fight its third wave of covid 19 infections. It is also the second oldest theme park in hong kong.
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. Hong kong s ocean park is going through a rough patch. At this point a hk 5 4 billion lifeline would only keep the park afloat for another 12 months.
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. And also the largest theme park in hong kong by area. The plan will shore up ocean park s finances hong kong s tourism commissioner says.
Ocean park hong kong s panda keeper says animals are like family according to financial documents submitted to legco around hk 3 billion is owed to the bank of china. It is the second largest theme park in hong kong after hong kong disneyland. Ocean park like the mtr is a hong kong brand that has forgotten hongkongers.
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. All the while theme parks have proven highly profitable elsewhere in asia some even needing to expand to accommodate growing numbers of visitors. Hong kong s beleaguered ocean park needs an urgent hk 5 4 billion bailout lest it run out of cash and go out of business next month the government has announced.
15 jan 2020 11 47am hk 10 6 billion plan to bail out hong kong s ailing ocean park.