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FREE ADMISSION TO OCEAN PARK FOR 4,000 GUESTS ON IDDP 2008 - OCEAN PARK FUN DAY

2008-11-29

(29 November 2008 – Hong Kong) The 16th International Day of Disabled Persons (IDDP) - Ocean Park Fun Day was held today at Ocean Park, bringing fun and joy to 4,000 guests with disabilities along with their friends and relatives, who all enjoyed free admission to the Park.

To enable more people to enjoy Ocean Park’s offerings and connect with nature, Ocean Park has in place a series of caring initiatives, one of which includes free admission for holders of the Registration Card for People with Disabilities, while one caregiver can come in at half price. Additionally, Ocean Park supports social enterprise initiatives by providing employment opportunities for members of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (TWGH) and St James Settlement, as well as purchasing some of its food supplies from TWGH’s Enterprise Vegetable and Fruit Processing and Supply Service.

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About Ocean Park
Ocean Park is Hong Kong’s unique home-grown theme park with a heritage of delivering family fun and fond memories. Since its opening in January 1977 as a non-profit organization, Ocean Park has developed itself to be a world-class attraction connecting people with nature, and recognized for its animal husbandry, research and relationship with the community. Over 90 million people have visited Hong Kong's premier park since its inception and Ocean Park has remained committed to offer adults and children experiences that blend entertainment with education and conservation.

Photos 1: Cheung Kin Fai (centre), Chairperson of Hong Kong Joint Council for People with Disabilities, presented a souvenir to Matthias Li (centre), Deputy Chief Executive of Ocean Park (OPC). OPC mascots, welcomed guests with disabilities to OPC.
Photos 1: Cheung Kin Fai (centre), Chairperson of Hong Kong Joint Council for People with Disabilities, presented a souvenir to Matthias Li (centre), Deputy Chief Executive of Ocean Park (OPC). OPC mascots, welcomed guests with disabilities to OPC.
Photos 2: Cheung Kin Fai (centre), Chairperson of Hong Kong Joint Council for People with Disabilities, presented a souvenir to Matthias Li , Deputy CE of Ocean Park (OPC). Kitty (Macaw) & Yarbon (Cockatoo), welcomed guests with disabilities to OPC.
Photos 2: Cheung Kin Fai (centre), Chairperson of Hong Kong Joint Council for People with Disabilities, presented a souvenir to Matthias Li , Deputy CE of Ocean Park (OPC). Kitty (Macaw) & Yarbon (Cockatoo), welcomed guests with disabilities to OPC.