Dolphin Discovery acquires Gulf World Marine Park at Panama City Beach, Florida USA

Dolphin Discovery announces that on the 9th of October it completed the acquisition of Gulf World Marine Park, located in Panama City Beach, Florida. Gulf World is the newest acquisition of Dolphin Discovery, the leading Dolphin Company in the world.
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - Oct. 13, 2015 - PRLog -- Gulf World, a marine life park founded in 1969, co-owned and operated by CEO Ron Hardy, is one of the most successful and traditional family attractions in north Florida, with more than 150,000 visitors in the last year, who come to learn and enjoy from the animal exhibits and swim with the dolphins.

"After more than 30 years of running this amazing park, we are very happy to see Gulf World now become part of the Dolphin Discovery family. The animal care and husbandry programs of Dolphin have shown to be one of the most successful and responsible in the marine life industry and we feel very confident and proud that all our more than 30 marine mammals and our more than 70 birds and reptiles at Gulf World are now under the care of Dolphin Discovery", said Ron Hardy, who remains as Chairman of the Board of Gulf World.

Once owner of a family park in Oahu, Hawaii, Dolphin Discovery returns to the USA with Gulf World in Florida and has announced more acquisitions soon to happen, as part of its expansion plans.

"We are very excited to be back in the USA with the purchase of Gulf World, one of the most amazing marine life parks in North America, and have plans to improve the facility and the swim with the dolphin activities offered at Gulf World, to give all guests visiting the Park the opportunity to live and learn from the Dolphin Discovery experience, like the almost 6,000,000 guests who have lived the experience in our parks in Mexico and the Caribbean”, said Eduardo Albor, Dolphin Discovery Group CEO.

Dolphin Discovery, the largest Dolphin Company in the world, now with 18 parks in 7 countries, including USA and Mexico and with more than 200 marine mammals under its care, receives more than a million visitors a year and will now be proud to say "Bienvenidos" to all the guests at Gulf World in Panama City, Florida.

About Dolphin Discovery:

For more than 20 years, Dolphin Discovery has contributed to the study and conservation of marine mammals, creating bounding’s of love and respect trough the best interaction experience in unique habitats around the world. Almost 6 million people had lived the Experience of a Lifetime in one of their 18 parks located in Mexico, Anguilla, Tortola, Cayman, St. Kitts, Dominican Republic and now USA.

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About Gulf World:

Established in 1969, Gulf World is licensed by the federal government as a marine mammal display facility. It serves as the area coordinator for the Southeast Marine Mammal Stranding Network and is an accredited member of the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums.

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