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IAAPA shares resources on Coronavirus outbreak

IAAPA shares resources on Coronavirus outbreak
February 18, 2020

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) has compiled a range of resources for members regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

IAAPA has assembled resources to help aid its members affected by and during the outbreak of the coronavirus. Carefully monitoring the situation around the world, IAAPA has made the following resources available for members.

IAAPA Asia Pacific Information Exchange Group
IAAPA has coordinated an information exchange group of attractions industry professionals based in the Asia-Pacific region. This group will be available for IAAPA members to connect with if they are in need of support due to the outbreak.

IAAPA members and facilities will be able to discuss a range of issues with members of this group. For example, communication with guests, operational protocols, prior epidemic communications used in the past and more. When contacting the group by email, members must include their IAAPA member ID and company name.

Click here for details of how to contact the group. The opinions and advice offered by this group may not reflect the official position of IAAPA, but are a gesture of goodwill and sharing within the global attractions community.

IAAPA Webinar: Coronavirus Protocols for Visitor Attractions
A webinar dealing with coronavirus protocols for visitor attractions will take place today (Tuesday 18th February). During this session, members will be able to hear from attractions industry leaders from facilities, both open and currently closed, across the Asia Pacific region. These professionals will share what protocols are in place at their facilities in response to the situation. They will also discuss best practice and the best way to maintain effective communication.

The webinar is also open to members of the Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation Association (AALARA).

Click here for more information on the seminar which will be broadcast at these times:

Hong Kong: 7pm - 8.15 pm 
Australia
NSW/Victoria/Tasmania: 10pm-11:15pm
Qeuunsland: 9pm-10:15pm
Western Australia: 7pm-8:15pm
Northern Territory: 8:30pm - 9:45pm
Western Australia: 9:30pm - 10:45pm

IAAPA also recently announced that registration is now open for its annual Leadership Summit, which takes place in Los Angeles, California, from 11th to 13th March 2020.

IAAPA represents over 5,300 amusement-industry members in more than 100 countries worldwide and operates a range of attractions industry trade shows around the world.

For more information on IAAPA and its events go to www.iaapa.org

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