News: Zoos

New report shows leading travel brands to be complicit in Taiji dolphin hunts

A new report has called for urgent policy action after exposing the tourism industry’s involvement in the Taiji dolphin hunts, notorious for the slaughter of hundreds of dolphins each…

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Apr 12, 2024 Tourism / Zoos /


Merlin Entertainments announces record revenues as transformational strategy takes hold

Merlin Entertainments, the global leader in branded entertainment destinations, has today reported record revenues for the 2023 financial year, driven, it says, by strong performance in key…

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Mar 25, 2024 Attractions / Entertainment / Tourism / Zoos /


Gantner Ticketing rebranded as Vintia by new owners Salto Wecosystem

Salto Systems’ acquisition of Gantner Electronic GmbH has seen the introduction of a new brand name for Gantner Ticketing, the provider of software for museums, zoos, cultural…

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Mar 4, 2024 Attractions / Technology / Ticketing / Tourism / Zoos /


World Wildlife Day 2024 marked by development of climate change impact guidance tool

United Nations World Wildlife Day (WWD) is celebrated every year on 3rd March to celebrate wild animals and plants. The WWD 2024 theme is ‘Connecting People and Planet: Exploring…

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Mar 3, 2024 Education / Environment / 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 /



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