18 Sep '11, 12am

Halloween event cancellation was due to 'negative feedback' and not religious reasons, WRS chief executive says

Halloween event cancellation was due to 'negative feedback' and not religious reasons, WRS chief executive says

Halloween nightmare -- ST ILLUSTRATION: MARLONE RUBIO By Amanda Tan The Night Safari's annual scare fest was not called off for religious reasons, Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) chief executive Isabella Loh said on Saturday. Rather, it was due to 'negative feedback' from the company's corporate partners and members of the public who had signed up for its Friends of the Zoo loyalty programme. Her remarks come in the wake of much online speculation as to to why the popular annual event was suddenly canned on Tuesday, just two weeks shy of its opening. Background story Creepy vibes from the start 'I felt from the beginning that Halloween Horrors did not fit in and there were not many family activities... I was uncomfortable with the idea because it was too scary.' Wildlife Reserves Singapore chief executive Isabella Loh New management, new focus 'The new management could h...

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