Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Hengqin Island Chimelong resort attracts 500,000 visitors during its first 10 days

Hengqin Island Chimelong resort attracts 500,000 visitors during its first 10 days
February 14, 2014

The Chimelong International Ocean Resort on China's Hengqin Island drew in about 500,000 visitors during its first 10 days in business over the period including the Chinese New Year

Explaining that opening the integrated resort over the Lunar New Year holidays had boosted visitor numbers, Guangdong Chimelong Group Co Ltd spokesperson Yang Hua told Chinese media "we had about 70,000 to 80,000 visitors each day during the Chinese New Year Holidays.

"The majority of these visitors were independent travellers from Zhuhai or from the Pearl River Delta region."

Yang added that 500,000 people had visited the resort between its opening on 28th January and the seventh day of the Lunar New Year 'golden week' on 6th February.

Located next to the Chinese 'Special Administrative Region' of Macua, with which it is to be connected by bridge, Hengqin Island is being developed as the 'Orlando of China' with 10 theme parks/integrated resorts to be built on the Island along with 12 luxury hotels, three golf courses, two international yacht clubs, several shopping malls and a convention centre.

The Chimelong International Ocean Resort includes the US$2-billion Chimelong Ocean Kingdom theme park, dubbed 'the largest ocean park in the world', China's longest roller coaster and highest Ferris wheel, and a luxury hotel.

The Chimelong Group already operate the Chimelong Paradise theme park and waterpark, China's most visited attractions, in the nearby city of Guangzhou, that also includes a safari park, crocodile farm and hotels.

For details go to http://www.hengqin.gov.cn/en/index.php/page/ltxm/lid/2

25th July 2013 - OCEAN KINGDOM PROJECT THE FIRST STAGE IN DEVELOPING THE ‘ORLANDO OF CHINA’

22nd May 2012 - CHIMELONG EXPANDS WITH CHINA’S FIRST FAMILY PYTHON

 


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

QUAYCLEAN

Quayclean are a national cleaning and waste services partner with proven results in the understanding and delivery of cleaning needs and challenges faced by facilities including; major venues and…

read more

Aquatics / Hospitality / Surfaces / Venues

 
 

Sportybots

We are the leading providers of kids fun multi-sports programs for Sport and Recreation Centres. Programs cover twelve common sports as well as Gross Motor Skill Development and suit children from as…

read more

Fitness / Play / Recreation / Sport / Wellness

 
 

CENTAMAN

Centaman has been a market leader in Enterprise Software Solutions for the leisure and recreation industry and both profit and not-for-profit attractions since 1991. It offers a wide range of software…

read more

Access / Billing / Fitness / Technology / Ticketing

 
 

Ecoline

Ecoline is a highly experienced and skilled company that offers world-first technology in safety, protects the environment and provides a unique and challenging custom-made adventure and educational…

read more

Attractions / Environment / Safety / Tourism

 
 

Jonas Leisure

JonasLeisure offers a complete range of leading leisure and recreation software brands – envibe, Centaman, Gladstone Health & Leisure, The Retention People, Nutrition Complete and…

read more

Aquatics / Billing / Fitness / Recreation / Sport

 
 

Myzone

Myzone is the industry’s leading wearable technology solution. Myzone’s wearable products show and reward effort when you work out. It displays accurate real-time heart rate, calories, and…

read more

Fitness / Sport / Technology / Wellness

 
 

TECHNOGYM AUSTRALIA

Technogym is the leading company in the Wellness and Fitness field all over the world. With 2,200 employees, 14 branches in Europe, U.S., South America, Asia  and Australia, Technogym exports its…

read more

Fitness / Technology / Wellness

 
 

Pico Play

Pico is a global leader in Total Brand Activation. We specialise in engaging people, creating experiences and activating brands. Leveraging a track record in experience design that spans half a…

read more

Attractions / Consultants / Design / Recreation / Venues

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business