After two years of being away from exciting the Manila crowd, Ocean Park Hong Kong is back to invite everyone for a Spook-tastic Halloween Fest coming this October 2014. Ocean Park Hong Kong ranks as the 12th in the world; 4th in Asia; and 1st in China when it comes to attendance and guests coming in this world-class theme park experience.
During the Ocean Park Trade-Media Launch held at Makati Shangri-La last September 11, hosted by Sam YG, Ocean Park Hong Kong unveiled its upcoming seasonal attraction for this year’s all-day-and-night Ocean Park Halloween Fest. Ocean Park Hong Kong Chief Executive Tom Mehrmann was dressed in a scary zombie-like Elvis Presley while Executive Director for Hotel and Hospitality, Paul Pei, dressed himself like a rock ‘n’ roll star who just came from his grave. The management team of Ocean Park Hong Kong flew in from HK to Manila to personally share the exciting details of the wide array of spooky attractions, new development plans, and to express appreciation to its Filipino guests for their continued support. There has been a 10% year-on-year increase in attendance by Filipino guests in 2013-2014.
Want to see how Tom and Paul look like when they’re not in costume? Jump to Tom Mehrmann and Paul Pei in business attires.
Spook-tastic Halloween Fest
Ocean Park All-Day-And-Night Halloween Fest starts from Sept. 14 – Oct. 31, 2014. This is regarded as one of the biggest Halloween celebration in the world, and you only need one ticket to experience double the surprises from day to night.
There’s also this first-ever reservation-only haunted attraction with limited admission and restricted to persons aged 16 or above. Whew! Just by that detail, we already could guess how scary this attraction called H14 will be! H14 is a customized experience adjusted based on each guest’s questionnaire on deepest fears. Woah! we’re getting goosebumps already!
Next is what they call Rigos Mortis LIVE where guests will explore the dilapidated public estate scenes from the movie Rigor Mortis, winner of Best Visual Effects at the Hong Kong Film Awards.
Also in the line-up is the Phantom Studios which one of the two Transforming Attractions in the Park. It transforms to a Horror-wood Studios at night to reveal a new adventure of horror. Guests can rent a selfie camera here to capture their scariest moments.
For those who are not much fan of too much scary surprises, Ocean Park Halloween Fest offers Lite Spooky Surprises such as the Doraemon Halloween Party – it’s the first Doraemon-themed Halloween attraction in the world; Scaremonies presented by Blue Girl Beer; Halloween Fest F&B for those who love to eat and drink; Shark Mystique which was recently opened last June 2014; The Rainforest which is the first attraction integrating water ride and walk-through rainforest exhibit in Southeast Asia; there’s also the South Pole Spectacular where you can see a lot of penguins; and the Get Closer to Animals experience.
Awesome Rides and Adventures in Ocean Park Hong Kong
Visiting Ocean Park Hong Kong will never be complete with the awesome and exciting rides like The Flash, and those that are found in the Thrill Mountains and Adventure Land. Our favorite ride when we visited Hong Kong is the Mine Train roller-coaster ride. You have to experience it for you to know how thrilling this ride is.
Guests can also frolic at the Pacific Pier and Ocean Theater.
And here comes the big surprises. Tom unveiled the Annual Big Five Events and New Development Plans for the theme-park. Ocean Park will be coming to Australia and will launch in March 2015. And for those who are commuting from Mainland Hong Kong or Kowloon side, the MRT Island South line will be finished and to be launch in 2016. A new building will rise also in 2017 and will be called the Ocean Hotel. And finally, a new attraction called Tai Shue Wan Waterpark will be launching in 2017.
And so, these are just some of the announcements made by Ocean Park Hong Kong management team during the Trade-Media Launch.
But that’s not all. Executive Director for Slaes & Marketing, Vivian Lee announced Joint Promotions with Philippine Airlines where PAL passengers can enjoy up to 12% on Ocean Park admission tickets by presenting a valid boarding pass within 7 days of arrival. A maximum of 4 tickets can be purchased per boarding pass. Promo period starts from August 25 – December 31, 2014.
There’s also a Halloween Promotions for Local Travel Agents. For guests who purchased Ocean Park Halloween Fest packages in the Philippines through local travel agents can enjoy on the Park’s F&B, retail products, and animal encounter program valued over HK$ 400 and one souvenir.
Another exciting offering is the World’s Attraction Fun Deals where guests can enjoy 10-15% discounts on admission to 21 theme parks worldwide including Enchanted Kingdom in the Philippines.
For more information, visit www.oceanpark.com.hk. We also look forward in going back to Ocean Park Hong Kong! See you there!
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