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Hong Kong Ocean Park launches Aqua City


Published on Feb 1, 2011

Donald Tsang, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR, yesterday officiated the grand opening of Aqua City, Ocean Park's brand new flagship marine-themed zone.

Tsang was joined by Dr Allan Zeman, Chairman of Ocean Park; Judy Chen, Chair of Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong (OPCFHK); Tiger Lin, Chairman of China Mobile; and international film star Donnie Yen and his wife in unveiling the new attraction area.

Opening today, the new theme zone will showecase marine life integrated with conservation, education and entertainment through its flagship attractions, which includes aquariums, a conservation story told on the world's first 360° water screen, Hong Kong's first and only fine dining destination in an aquarium setting and new themed retail space.

The launch of Aqua City coincides with the opening of a brand new Main Entrance, presenting a "new" Ocean Park experience and marking the attractions' most significant development since its opening in 1977. From today guests will be greeted by a kiosk featuring educational displays about the importance of conserving animals and their habitats, as well as an exhibit of Asian otters.

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