James Croll

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James Croll

With a background in adventure tourism, events management and marketing, James Croll is a regular contributor to Australasian Leisure Management and Asian Leisure Business.

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Surf Lakes Global shifts base to USA

The formerly Queensland-based wave pool developer Surf Lakes Global has advised of the creation of a new parent company, Surf Lakes Global, Inc., based in the USA state of Delaware. Surf…

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Jan 13, 2024 James Croll Aquatics / Attractions / Finance / Tourism /


Gateway Ticketing unveils new version of Galaxy Connect

Leading admission control systems provider Gateway Ticketing Systems has revealed details of its latest version of the Galaxy Connect platform which now includes support for the new OCTO…

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Oct 13, 2023 James Croll Attractions / Technology / Ticketing /


YouGov tracking shows growing global interest in women’s sport

The growth in interest for women’s sporting events has been confirmed by data and market research company YouGov. Following on from record attendances at the FIFA 2023…

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Sep 15, 2023 James Croll Marketing / Sport / Venues /


Contactless payment transactions to exceed $10 trillion globally by 2027

The ongoing adoption of contactless payments across most economies will see cashless transactions reach $10 trillion globally by 2027 according to a recently released study from UK-based…

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Nov 3, 2022 James Croll Billing / Finance / Security / Technology / Ticketing /


MotoGP to make its debut in India in 2023

MotoGP will race in India next year, with the series set to debut on the subcontinent at the Buddh International Circuit south of the capital of Delhi. Under a seven-year race contract…

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Oct 5, 2022 James Croll Events / Sport / Venues /


Go-ahead for development of Modern Pentathlon complex in China’s Yunnan Province

The Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) has announced that it has entered into an agreement for the development of a Modern Pentathlon facility in the city of Kunming in…

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Sep 28, 2022 James Croll Sport / Venues /


Korea’s Lotte Corporation opens new theme park in southern city of Busan

South Korean multinational conglomerate corporation Lotte Corporation has opened its second theme, Lotte World Adventure, in the southern port city of Busan. The development of the new…

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Apr 4, 2022 James Croll Attractions / Entertainment / Tourism /