The theme park
industry is scaling the growth trajectory in the UAE, with the country set to attract multibillion dollar revenues by 2017 through this sector, noted Abdul Rahman Falaknaz, chairman, IEC and organiser of the Deal Show.
Shepherd believes that Dubai is in a good position to take on the world's most famous theme park
destination, Orlando, which ishome to around 17 theme parks
of various shapes and sizes.
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are an excellent idea to make Doha livelier.
Half Off Theme Parks
took a hit earlier in the year when Disneyland changed their policies, but now they say they are ready to start selling discounted tickets again.
A third of people only go to theme parks
if they can find a discount because they refuse to pay full price.
Melinda Ashcraft, the company president for Six Flags Atlanta Properties Park, said, 'Six Flags Over Georgia debuted the world's first theme park
virtual queuing system ten years ago.
"It's something everybody in the industry is conscious of and they're always looking to green the operation" says Dennis Speigel, director of International Theme Park
"The UAE has shown a vision for global entertainment and multi-faceted theme parks
along with their long-range potential for financial gain in an insatiable entertainment and travel market," said show director Paul Grinnall.
While the roller coaster world of theme parks
differs from our work in the insurance business, there is plenty we can learn from reviewing their operations.