Rome, April 12 (Labitalia) – 500 jobs, over 3 million euros invested in the last 3 years, 384 animals of 33 different species, an average of more than 600,000 guests (pre-covid) per year, 60,000 student visits, 15 collaborations with environmental protection And Italian and foreign universities on conservation projects, active sea first aid in the Lazio region, a non-profit organization for the rescue of endangered animals, a dolphin show judging among the world’s best with 10 great specimens, educational interactions with potential dolphins and sea lions, seals, lemurs, Opportunities to learn about tropical birds, penguins, turtles, flying squirrels, pelicans and flamingos. With these numbers, Jumarin’s 2022 season will open on Thursday 14 April, the largest Italian marine park on the outskirts of Rome, deeply renovated to the public, running for 171 days at full capacity from April to Christmas, with a billboard of more than 30 scheduled events. An inauguration that coincides with Dolphin Day, World Dolphin Day and which will be an opportunity for the public to participate as well as introduce little dolphins born in the park in 2020, baby dolphins (included on admission tickets) to raise public awareness about environmental protection and animal care in marine mammal care. The ‘Meet the Dolphin’ program, led by a specialized instructor, visited the pool.
People who join the program will be able to communicate with dolphins by reproducing training signals, discovering every curiosity about these intelligent and special animals. A reopening that would have been a sign of a complete resumption after Covid, marked by a completely reduced use of uninterrupted stop and go and amusement parks after 2 years, and largely punished by a health emergency. To celebrate the park’s opening on April 14, 15, 16 and 19, 16-year-olds enter for free (as opposed to a full ticket purchased on the Jumarin website).
Jumarin is the first amusement park in Italy to be fully accessible to deaf people. In fact, all park activities will be translated and communicated in sign language (LIS), all exhibits with animals will be translated into LIS, and all videos posted on social channels will be subtitled.
Under the agreement with Officina Lis, Jumrain staff has launched a training course to approach Lis, a project that allows park staff to communicate properly with deaf people, offering them a completely satisfying tour that can be used in all experiences. Then, thanks to the Red Cross and Civil Protection staff who are involved in many daily emergencies and the fight against the coronavirus, Jumarin will offer volunteers free access to the park throughout the season. A sign of gratitude for working in the front row, useful for the community, is often managed in difficult and extremely complex situations.
A focus that goes well with Zoomarine’s mission, which has always been to entertain its guests but also to support social, solidarity and integration initiatives. Park’s claim – we put our heart into it – immediately marks Zumrin’s desire for this new season, with commitments to associations, nonprofits and organizations working in the social sector. In fact, many charities and fundraisers are planned for the summer season.
“We believe in resumption and we aim for a normal season, always protecting the safety and tranquility of our guests. We see that people have a strong desire to relax, to have fun, to start living together again. “Alex Mata, the director of Zumarin.” Over the years – he explains – we’ve changed. With a deep project of renewal and investment based on the philosophy of skin, educational passion, education, learning and fun natural evolution that aims to provide our guests with an increasingly interactive and highly memorable experience.
“This year – he remembers – we have a very strong team, one of the richest range of amusement park market activities. Interaction with dolphins and other animals is a great opportunity for us to send a message of conservation. And conservation of protected species Good for the people and good for the animals. We want to say – he maintains – that in Jumarin we educate the guardians of the sea, small and large ambassadors who are developing a world useful for developing knowledge and sensitivity. “
Owned by Jumarin, the Mexican multinational Dolphin Discovery, the world’s leading marine mammal theme park company, present in 10 countries, including 27 parks, continues to invest heavily in Italy. In keeping with the core company’s philosophy and in the spirit of a successful international experience, Jumarin offers guests a growing interactive visit experience, full of adventure, passion and fun. Parks operated by Dolphin Discovery include Mexico, Anguilla, Tortola, Grand Cayman, Jamaica, St. Kitts, Dominican Republic, USA, Argentina. The Dolphin Company Group operates 3 parks in Italy: Zoomarine in Torvaianica, Aquafelix in Civitavecchia and Acquajoss in Conselice (Ravenna).