21 Dec 2009 Philand Ranch: An Ambitious Vietnamese Real Estate Enterprise Discovers the Leisure Industry

The Philand Ranch Ltd. has begun with the realization of a multi-billion dollar development program in the province of Quang Nam / Central Vietnam ...

19 Dec 2009 Berlin: “Blub Badeparadies” Will Become Holiday Resort for Families

The 35,000 square metre-large Blub (“Berliner Luft- und Badeparadies”) in Berlin-Britz reappears: The wip Willmeroth Projektentwicklungsgesellschaft mbH purchased the property as well as the recreational bath Blub from the Property Fund Berlin and plans as new owner an inner-city holiday resort including middle-class hotel ...

15 Dec 2009 Success for Meersburg-Therme & Operators Changing at Asia Spa Leoben / Austria

The Meersburg-Therme at Lake Constance operated by GMF (Gesellschaft für Entwicklung und Management von Freizeitsystemen) records an operative profit of about 400,000 euros for the business year 2009 – a little bit more than in the previous year ...

14 Dec 2009 Tropical Islands / Krausnick: GO for the Construction of the Vacation Resort

At the end of November Tropical Islands in Brandenburg announced “the race is on” and finally started the construction of the first holiday houses ...

13 Dec 2009 Bad Dürkheim: Investor for Thermal Bath Wanted

According to “Rhein-Zeitung” the Staatsbad Bad Dürkheim GmbH intends to publish an Europe-wide call for tenders in order to win investors for the new construction of a thermal spa ...

12 Dec 2009 Aqualux –Therme Fohnsdorf / Austria: Prefare Hotel Construction than Bankruptcy

The thermal spa Aqualux, which opened its doors two years ago and which is very much estimated for its architecture and equipment, is threatened to become a money pit ...

11 Dec 2009 Siegfried & Roy Visiting Phantasialand Bruehl

During a recent trip to Germany, the world-famous magicians Siegfried & Roy paid a visit to Phantasialand Bruehl ...

10 Dec 2009 Topping-Out Ceremony for the Tropical Hall Gondwana at Zoo Leipzig

As a symbol for the completion of the building shell, a green crown was put onto the roof of the “Tropenhalle Gondwanaland” at Leipzig Zoo at the end of October ...

09 Dec 2009 Go-Ahead for … Disneyland Shanghai

After long lasting negotiations, Disney was recently given green light for the construction of Disneyland Shanghai ...

03 Dec 2009 Many Future Plans for Disney Parks

On the first in-house exhibition of Disney, the D23 Expo in Anaheim, Jay Rasulo, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, presented future plans of Disney for new attractions and themings ...

01 Dec 2009 New Roller Coaster at Kennywood Amusement Park

Kennywood Amusement Park in Pennsylvania / USA plans to open a new launch coaster in May 2010 ...

29 Nov 2009 Dinosaur Theme Park to Be Opened in Transylvania

A dinosaur theme park with the topic “evolution of dinosaurs” is to be opened at the latest in spring 2011 at Rasnov, ...

27 Nov 2009 Beijing: Theme Park for Chocoholics

Chocolate fanatics from China can be looking forward to January 2010: According to China Daily, a chocolate theme park is due to be opened near the Water Cube Aquatics Centre and the Bird’s Nest stadium. Chocolate replicas of ...

24 Nov 2009 Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in Australia

In the Natural World Heritage region of the Blue Mountains in Australia, the first luxury resort from the Emirates Group opened outside of Dubai ...

21 Nov 2009 SEA LIFE Aquarium for Phoenix

The Merlin Entertainment Group plans the construction of a 15-million dollar Sea Life Aquarium at Phoenix / Arizona, USA. The 26,000-square feet facility will be one of ...

19 Nov 2009 World Tourism Organisation: Industry Gripped by Crisis Worldwide

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced in October that worldwide tourism is in danger of declining by up to six percent this year ...

16 Nov 2009 Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum Paderborn: 1.5 Million Visitors Since Opening

Recently the Paderborn Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum (HNF) welcomed its 1.5 millionth visitor. The museum opened in October 1996 (its motto: “More than just the world’s biggest computer museum”) and now ...

13 Nov 2009 Vitam’Parc Opens in France

Southwest of Geneva in France’s Département Haute-Savoie is the peaceful town of Neydens, where the official grand opening of the new Vitam’Parc was held on the 19th of October after a good three years of construction. The 70-million euro expensive Vitam’Parc is ...

10 Nov 2009 Camden, New South Wales, Australia: Plans for Great Reef Resort

JVPlay, developers from Prestons / Australia, are planning an indoor and outdoor water park with theme park, hotel rooms, a themed restaurant and conference facilities. The resort ...

07 Nov 2009 ANC Holdings Takes Stake in Amusement Whitewater

The Dubai-based company ANC Holdings has taken a majority stake in Amusement Whitewater, a regional leader in design, supply and execution of themed environments ...