MUMBAI: KidZania recognised for its unique blend of education and fun expands its footprint with the opening of its first centre in India, in the city of Mumbai. Mumbai will be the 14th operational centre of KidZania in the world as India joins countries like Chile, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Portugal, South Korea, Thailand and United Arab Emirates.
KidZania India director and CEO Sanjeev Kumar, said, “We are proud to be a part of this remarkable concept that will empower future generations of India and bring a fresh outlook in the kids' entertainment space. KidZania is designed to help kids strengthen their ability to manage their world through key aspects of learning ranging from society functions, financial literacy, career choices, team work, independence, real life skills and self-esteem. Parents and teachers today are looking for new ways to motivate children and every activity at KidZania is aimed at inspiring, educating, entertaining and empowering children through real-life role-play experiences.”
KidZania is an indoor family edutainment theme park that
emulates the workings of a real city. By blending reality
with entertainment, the amusement park provides an authentic
and powerful developmental experience, preparing kids to understand
and manage their world.
“With the opening of KidZania Mumbai, we celebrate a major
corporate achievement - our 14th city in our 14th year of
operation – now located in what is predicted to grow
into the largest city in the world by 2020,” said KidZania
president and global CEO Xavier López Ancona. “This
represents a meteoric growth of our company and illustrates
how families from around the world have embraced the KidZania
concept - a progressive and interactive role-play experience
that challenges, inspires and readies kids to create a better
Actor and co-promoter of KidZania Mumbai Shah Rukh Khan,
said, “I’m elated to see KidZania open in India
and proud to be part of such an empowering concept. It is
my belief that KidZania will be the new destination for Indian
parents to send their kids to learn and have fun together.
India is ready for an edutainment concept like KidZania and
I’m hopeful that it will provide new opportunities to
the kids to shape their future.”
KidZania Mumbai features premier global and local brands
and the key Industry Partners include: Big Bazaar, Birla
Sun Life Insurance, Cadbury's Dairy Milk, Central, Coca-Cola,
Godrej Security Systems, Hardy's, Hyundai, Kellogg’s'
Chocos, Mad over Donuts, Radio City, Star India, Times of
India and YES Bank.