Saturday, 10 August 2013

Wonderla Holidays ranks 8th amongst Asia’s top 25 amusement parks at TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards 2013


Bangalore
Wonderla Holidays Limited, India’s favorite amusement park has been ranked on 8th position among top 25 amusement parks in Asia. TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site, announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice Attractions awards based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers. In its inaugural year, the awards honor 1,263 of the world’s top landmarks, parks, museums and amusement and water parks.

Wonderla – Bangalore is the only park in India to rank in the 10 best amusement and water parks in Asia while Wonderla - Kochi has secured 14th rank among the best 25 amusement parks in Asia. Wonderla amusement parks offer a wide range of water and land based attractions catering to all age groups. At Wonderla Kochi, situated on 92.95 acres of land, the park has 22 water based attractions and 34 land based attractions while at the Wonderla Bangalore, situated on 81.75 acres of land, there are 20 water based attractions and 33 land based attractions. Wonderla recorded total footfalls of 2.26 million in Fiscal 2012 and 1.82 million in the nine month period ended December 31, 2012 across the two amusement parks in Kochi and Bangalore. Both the parks leverage solar enabled technology thereby making available eco-friendly rides to its visitors. Both the parks have adopted several eco-friendly ‘Go –green” and save nature initiatives to ensure that it doesn't inflict any harm to nature either polluting the environment or exploiting natural resources.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Arun K Chittilappilly, Managing Director Wonderla, said, “We express our gratitude to our visitors and TripAdvisor for honoring us with the rank. It is our constant endeavor to provide the best facilities, rides and attractions to all our visitors. We believe in bringing the best in entertainment industry as many of our rides are state-of-the-art and cannot be found anywhere in India. The Indian amusement park is still evolving and the future holds exciting prospects.”

To inspire travelers setting out on summer trips, TripAdvisor has named the top attractions across the globe based on the valuable feedback from millions worldwide. Honoring more than 1,200 winners, these remarkable sights offer enriching and entertaining experiences for travelers of all ages.”The Travelers’ Choice Attractions awards were determined based on the quality and quantity of traveler reviews of attractions, featured on TripAdvisor, in each of the categories.
About Wonderla Holidays Limited
Wonderla: India’s favorite amusement park operator, operating two of India’s prime amusement parks, Wonderla Bangalore and Cochin. Wonderla Bangalore is over 82 acres of land is located just 28kms from Bangalore. Wonderla Cochin is spread over 40 acres located just 16km outside Cochin. Wonderla Kochi has been set up in 2000 and Wonderla Bangalore was set up in 2005. Many of the rides have been custom made and imported from reputed international suppliers, making them unique in India. recorded total Footfalls of 2.26 million in Fiscal 2012 and 1.82 million in the nine month period ended December 31, 2012 across our two amusement parks in Kochi and Bangalore. Our total Footfalls across the two amusement parks have grown at a CAGR of 18.48% from Fiscal 2010 to Fiscal 2012. Wonderla also has the best safety record for parks of this size and are both ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certified.

Wonderla’s latest venture is the Wonderla Resort which is a ‘Three Star’ leisure resort located beside our amusement park in Bangalore comprising of 84 luxury rooms, with amenities including banquet halls, a board room, conference rooms, a multi-cuisine restaurant, a solar heated swimming pool, recreation area, kids’

activity centre and a well equipped gym.

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