- Amusement parks -- History.
- 1845932080 (pbk.) :
- 9781845932084 (pbk.)
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- I. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THEME PARKS; * The social origins of the theme park concept; * Case 1. Searching the origin of amusement parks at Bakken, Denmark; * Case 2. The New World in Singapore, an early XXth century amusement park in Asia; * Development and categorisation; * Case 3. Efteling, the best childhood memories for everyone; * Case 4. Huis ten Bosch, a replica of the Dutch world in Japan; * Case 5. Cedar Fair, the roller coaster capital of the world; * Globalization of the theme park industry; * Case 6. The recent growth of the theme park industry in Brazil; * A profile of major theme park operators; * Case 7. The family-run Europa Park; * Case 8. A chocolate-related entertainment destination in Hersey, Pennsylvania; * Case 9. Suncity, entertainment and property development in Malaysia; II. THEME PARKS IN THE ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY; * Theme parks and the commercialisation of leisure; * Case 10. The ecohistorical parks of Grupo Xcaret; * Case 11. The globalisation of leisure and the Sesame Street characters; * The urbanism of theme parks and spatial innovation; * Case 12. The creation of a leisure destination in Dubai; * The impact of theme parks; * Case 13. Environmental protection measures in the redevelopment of Ocean Park; * Caso 14. The Grand Parc du Puy du Fou and the valorisation of the local heritage; * Caso 15. The enhancement of the urban landscape at International Drive, Orlando; * The development of theme park destinations; * Case 16. The transformation of PortAventura into a tourist destination. III. FUNDAMENTALS OF THEME PARK DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT; * Factors influencing the development process; * Case 17. Effects on attendance of the addition of a new gate in a multipark destination; * Basic principles of theme park planning; * Case 18. Access for the disabled at Disneyland Paris; * The architectonical design of a theme park; * Case 19. A flow management model to optimise retail profits at Universal Studios Hollywood; * Management strategies; * Case 20. The safety of the attractions at Six Flags parks; * Case 21. The International Attractions and Amusement Parks Association.
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