Parrot park takes stock of 2022 and defines it as a year of success, in which he was able to celebrate his 50th anniversary and receive at its facilities Cross port to more than 3 million visitors. since 1972, 53 million people have passed through this zoo. The equivalent to the sum of the entire population of Spain (47 million) and Bulgaria (6 million).
«Recovered from 17 months of pandemic and enormous losses, we presented ourselves in Loro Parque with new facilities already inaugurated in the last days of 2022, La Gruta, a cave of fruit bats, and Oceania, a large aviary open to visitors through its interior and that recreates Australian habitats. Under construction, with an expected completion before the end of March 2023, the largest artificial atoll in the worldwith 40 meters long, about 300 square meters and more than 16,000 tropical fish and corals that will form an explosion of life. A presentation that the world has not yet seen about our coral reefs that are mostly in danger of disappearing, “he announces. Parrot park.
Of this 2022, Parrot park also appreciates “the enormous success we have had this year with the celebration of the X International Parrot Congress of Tenerife in which we have again brought 800 people from 47 countries from all corners of the world. Later he organized the meeting of the Conservation Planning Specialist Groupwith some 200 experts from the zoological society, in charge of deciding the future in matters of conservation, and shortly after, the annual conference of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) with 400 participants. Zoo managers from around the world, from 45 countries.
In March it is expected to open the largest artificial atoll in the world, with some 16,000 fish and corals
Loro Parque Foundation He highlights that in the past year they have managed to “save two more species from extinction, the Colombian parrot and the Venezuelan marguerite parrot.” In total, there are already 12 species of parrots that could not have been saved without the intervention of Loro Parque.
Loro Parque recalls that, after receiving the most prestigious regional and national awards, such as the Gold Medal for Tourism Merit from the Government of Spain, the Gold Medal from the Government of the Canary Islands and the Príncipe de Felipe Award for Business Excellence, was named the best zoo in the world by Tripadvisor in 2017 and 2018. Likewise, it has prestigious certifications in areas such as animal welfare or environmental care, such as the certificate Humane Conservationwith the highest rating for best zoo in europe.
This park is part of a large company founded by Wolfgang Kiessling which also has the Botanical Hotel, Poema del Mar, Brunelli’s and Siam Park. The water park in the South of Tenerife has on several occasions in 2022 exceeded ten thousand daily visitors and has been named by Tripadvisor for the eighth time as the best water park in the world. There will soon be installed “a spectacular new slide, an absolute novelty, never seen in the world.”
“Tourism products are of the highest level, with top-quality facilities, exhibitions, and products, as shown, for example, by the Botanical Hotel has been named 6 times by count nast as the best Spa-Hotel in Europe and the Mediterranean”, underlines this business group in a statement.
About poem of the sea, they are working on the construction of a new large pool for the Goliath fish. This is going to be another attraction for this famous aquarium that, today, is already among the best in the world, also with important contributions in the field of preservation of animal species. In 2022 I carry out a pioneering study in tableclothsa threatened species in the Canary Islands.
“The best meat this side of the Atlantic is the motto we chose for our restaurant. Some time ago an acquaintance of mine who has traveled the world told me that it was already the best meat on both sides of this ocean”, according to what its founder, Wolfgang Kiessling, commented on the 50th anniversary of Loro Parque, referring to Brunelli’s, a steak house Americana that has established itself as a gastronomic benchmark, with unique products and a spectacular view of the Atlantic from Punta Brava.
This group has also been directed in the past towards investments in renewable energy. Between photovoltaic and wind energy, it has a production capacity of 20 MW. In 2023, the Loro Parque Group green energy production will exceed the total energy consumed by its parks, becoming a 100% energetically self-sustainable company.