Category: Guides and References

How to Size an Attraction (of Any Kind)

Sizing an attraction correctly is one of the primary issues in the planning phases of development. Size too small, and

An Introduction to Indoor Entertainment

This post is a brief primer of the indoor theme parks of the world along the lines of revenues, size,

The Attraction Resort Model, Part I: How a Waterpark Hotel Works

In this series, we’ll examine the business model of attraction or theme park resorts. These resorts work, simply, by the attraction

The Mega Chinese Theme Parks

In the last decade, China has gone from being an attractions backwater to the world’s most significant theme park and

The Definitive Guide to Attraction Concepts

Behold!  In our latest post, we’ve taken a pass at categorizing every major type of attraction or amusement facility in

Common Mistakes in Opening a Theme Park

Courtesy of Parques Reunidos and IQPC Middle East, the content below is a summarized version of a talk that Jose

An Overview of Indoor Ski Resorts in China

  Why Do They Matter?   The Chinese Government has recently launched an ambitious campaign to develop the winter sports industry

Start Here

This blog is intended to serve as a primer to the business of the theme park and attraction industry.  Here

Attraction & Theme Park Funding and Financing – A Primer

Due to their size, theme parks and attractions are typically financed through creative and diversified sources.   When done right, attractions

Managing Extremes: Seasonality & Peaking of a Theme Park

Variability causes chaos.  And variability when it comes to the attraction world, is perhaps nowhere so present or prominent as