WAZA Welcomes New Corporate Member
Posted: 10 December 2020
The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is pleased to welcome a new corporate member to its global membership base. Immotion Group plc, with offices based in the United Kingdom and the United States of America, joined the international WAZA community in October 2020.
Immotion Group is a global leader in immersive edutainment. By combining educational virtual reality (VR) experiences with state-of-the-art motion-platform technology, Immotion Group gives zoos and aquariums a new attraction that excites and engages visitors of all ages while increasing ancillary revenues. Immotion’s VR solutions for zoos and aquariums, featuring live-action and animated educational content guided by marine biologists and wildlife experts, both educate and entertain guests – giving them the immersive experience of a lifetime.
Dr Martín Zordan, Chief Executive Officer of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), said, “We are delighted to welcome Immotion Group to the global WAZA community. Immotion Group’s virtual reality education and entertainment offerings provide exciting and original content, utilising new methods to engage and inspire guests about conservation and the natural world.”
“We are honoured and delighted to join WAZA. Our mission at Immotion is to educate, engage and inspire guests by using cutting-edge technology to bring them closer than ever before to amazing animals in their natural habitats,” said Immotion Group Commercial Director, Rod Findley. “We feel our work builds on the conservation and educational efforts that WAZA members dedicate themselves to every day.”
The company offers immersive virtual experiences, such as ‘Swimming with Humpbacks’ – a dynamic education journey, following a marine biologist, which takes viewers deep into the South Pacific Ocean, bringing them face-to-face with some of the most elusive creatures on the planet.
The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is the global alliance of regional associations, national federations, zoos and aquariums, dedicated to the care and conservation of animals and their habitats around the world.