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Industry defined by ‘optimism and economic recovery’

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Major attractions operators across Europe, Asia and North America enjoyed successful trading in 2012, with average attendance increasing 6.7 per cent across the top 10 global operators, according to the …
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Australia targets Chinese consumers

By  •  Latest News  • 11 years ago

Plans have been put forward to develop at $480m theme park in Australia that will include a full-size replica of Beijing's Forbidden City and a nine-storey temple housing a giant …
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Universal Studios on the lookout

By  •  Latest News  • 11 years ago

Universal Studios Hollywood in California, US, is currently looking for entrepreneurial and self-motivated individuals to work for Universal Creative – the division responsible for the design, development and delivery of …
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New managing director for UK park

By  •  Latest News  • 11 years ago

Wicksteed Park in Northamptonshire, UK, has appointed Alasdair McNee as its new managing director as it continues to strengthen its position as a top family attraction and the home of …
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HK association hosts theme party

By  •  Latest News  • 11 years ago

The Hong Kong Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (HKAAPA) held a memorable theme party at Ocean Park on May 23 to welcome five new members into the organisation.

Executives …
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Roman Baths signs Gateway deal

By  •  Latest News  • 11 years ago

Gateway Ticketing Systems has added another prestigious world heritage site to its growing customer portfolio, after winning the contract to provide a new visitor management system at the Roman Baths …
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Wet ‘n’ Wild parks add Lo-Q system

By  •  Latest News  • 11 years ago

Two Wet 'n' Wild branded parks in the US are partnering with UK-based Lo-Q to deliver virtual queuing to their guests beginning this summer.

Branded as Xpress Band, guests of …
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Falcon’s Fury rises at Busch Gardens

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In spring 2014, Busch Gardens Tampa in Florida, US, will take its guests' experiences to new heights with Falcon's Fury – the first drop tower of its kind in the …
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Malaysian group plans IPO

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Khazanah Nasional, Malaysia's state investment company, plans to raise as much as $400m in an initial public offering of its theme park business, a report suggests.

According to Bloomberg news …
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SeaWorld plans 50th anniversary celebration

By  •  Latest News  • 11 years ago

SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment is planning an 18-month slate of company-wide events and park enhancements, commemorating the 50th anniversary of SeaWorld San Diego.

Starting in March 2014, SeaWorld said a …
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