Ripley Entertainment Expands Asia Pacific Footprint with New Office

By April 25, 2017Company News

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  (April 25, 2017) For nearly 100 years, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! has been a world leader in family entertainment. In response to growing demand, Ripley Entertainment has opened a new office in Asia.

The company has been active in Asia Pacific for nearly 20 years with both franchise and company-owned attractions. Founded in 1918 with the debut of Robert Ripley’s newspaper cartoon, the company now encompasses more than 100 attractions in 11 countries across four continents including: Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditoriums, Guinness World Records Attractions, Ripley’s Aquariums, Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks, Ripley’s Marvelous Mirror Mazes, Ripley’s Mini Golf, and Ripley’s Traveling Shows.


Jim Pattison Jr., President of Ripley Entertainment, reports “There is no doubt the market in Asia is growing, and more and more families are looking for quality entertainment. This office will serve our longstanding partners in the region, and help bring our unique lineup of attractions to more families around Asia.”

The new office, located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, shows the company’s commitment to providing localized services to existing partners in Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia, and to future franchisees.

“Robert Ripley shared the wonders of Asia with the world more than 80 years ago, and I am very proud to be representing such a legendary company in the Asia Pacific market,” says Victor Danau, Director, Asia Pacific Development & Operations. Adding, “Our brands have a successful track record in Asia, and this new office will undoubtedly help us expose millions of families to our unique brand of fun.”

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ASIA PACIFIC (Vietnam Office)

Victor Danau
Director, Development & Operations, Asia Pacific
Ripley Entertainment Inc.
Office: +1 407 692 9710

UNITED STATES (Headquarters)

Suzanne Smagala-Potts
Public Relations Manager
Ripley Entertainment Inc.
Office: 407-345-8010
Cell: 727-439-0136


Ripley Entertainment Inc. is the global leader in location-based entertainment. More than 14 million people visit its over 100 attractions in 10 countries each year. In addition to its 32 Believe It or Not! Odditoriums, the Orlando, Florida-based company has publishing, licensing and broadcast divisions that oversee projects including the syndicated Believe It or Not! television show, best-selling books and the popular syndicated cartoon strip, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, that still runs daily in 42 countries. Ripley Entertainment is a Jim Pattison Company, the third-largest privately held company in Canada.