The tourism industry in Hong Kong has a problem - young people are just not drawn to it. Now, some of the biggest names in the city, which can pull in customers by the millions, are behind a recruitment drive.Monday, 3 June, 2013, 7:14am
India's most elaborate theme park opens this week with special-effect Hindu gods and Bollywood-themed rides, aiming to tap a thirst for family entertainment among the country's rising middle class.18 Apr 2013 - 1:47am
The new attraction - set to open in Tai Shue Wan in 2017 - will avoid making the mistake of the old water world, which closed in the late 1990s after making losses in the colder seasons of the year, said park chief executive Tom Mehrmann.18 Mar 2013 - 4:44am
Ocean Park's successful chief executive started as a cleaner in theme parks and shows that he still has the welfare of workers at heart.18 Mar 2013 - 4:44am
On July 17, 1955, when moviemaker Walt Disney turned more than 64 hectares of farmland into a theme park based on his animated characters, many people thought it was a fantasy that wouldn't look out of place in one of his films.24 Feb 2013 - 5:02am
Little could have prepared Noble Coker for the rocky ride he's been on since starting at Hong Kong's magic kingdom project in 2002.28 Jan 2013 - 10:55am
Disneyland expects to open the last attraction of its three-stage HK$3.6 billion expansion project this spring.
The new area is called Mystic Point - home to "mysterious forces and supernatural events in the heart of a dense, uncharted rain forest", according to Disney.21 Jan 2013 - 4:59am
Beijing's embargo on building big theme parks could be easily dodged by developers, according to industry veterans attending an attractions trade fair in Hong Kong.11 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Stretch catapult, take aim and release. Observe ensuing destruction.
It's a tried and tested formula that has kept young miscreants amused since humanity learned to pile three stones on top of each other. Applying it to the virtual world has made a small Finnish company's fortune - and no doubt cost countless other firms 10 times as much in lost productivity.17 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Many chief executives start from the bottom but few like Tom Mehrmann can literally claim to have started from ground level. The boss of Ocean Park Hong Kong launched his career with a broom and mop at a Californian theme park before climbing to the very top of the management ladder.25 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Rock into 201229 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Christmas has come early to Ocean Park. Opened last Friday, the park's brand new game zone, Thrill Mountain, adds six new rides, bringing the total to 27.12 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Alice Leung, 16, Ho Fung College9 Dec 2010 - 12:00am
Six deaths when a ride malfunctioned at an amusement park in Shenzhen's Overseas Chinese Town (OCT) East last month have not derailed the operator's plans for further expansion.24 Jul 2010 - 12:00am
The families of six people who died when a ride at a Shenzhen amusement park malfunctioned last week have criticised the park management's handling of the tragedy as 'inhumane and unreasonable'.
Shenzhen police announced yesterday that they had detained 11 people for further investigation, including the killer ride's supplier, supervisor, operator and safety examiner.8 Jul 2010 - 12:00am