KidZania Manila Is Closing Their Doors For Good

They've been around for five years.

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(SPOT.ph) The COVID-19 pandemic is really hitting businesses hard, especially ones that depend on gathering a crowd—something that's prohibited amid the community quarantine. One of these is KidZania Manila, which is ceasing operations effective August 31 as announced by Play Innovations Inc. in a statement released by ABS-CBN on July 22.

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"With the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing community quarantine, we have complied and suspended operations to prevent the further spread of the virus, which resulted to a massive impact on our revenues. Even if we are allowed to operate in the future, the 'new normal' will prohibit mass gathering and require children to remain at home. These conditions have left us with no choice but to close the play city's doors permanently," they said. They have been closed since March 11 to comply with quarantine rules.

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KidZania Manila lets kids and kids-at-heart pretend to be movie stars if only for a night.
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KidZania Manila is an indoor theme park in Bonifacio Global City that lets children imagine working as DJs, firefighters, or even movie stars by being one themselves for a day. Once in a while, they host grown-ups night where adults can fulfill their childhood dreams with free drinks in hand. They opened on August 7, 2015, making it the 20th KidZania around the world.

KidZania is a franchise of an international chain of indoor family entertainment centers that currently operates in 29 locations across the globe. KidZania Manila is a subsidiary of ABS-CBN.

KidZania Manila is at Park Triangle North, 11th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City. 

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