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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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 /


Beijing Winter Olympic Games venue introduces working robots to reduce COVID-19 contact risk

Wukesong Sports Centre, the ice hockey venue for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, has introduced robot technology to aid its preparations for the events - providing both…

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Nov 10, 2021 James Croll Events / Safety / Sport / Technology / Venues /


SeaWorld Abu Dhabi to feature world’s largest aquarium

The developers of SeaWorld Abu Dhabi have revealed that the Yas Island attraction home to the world’s largest aquarium, is almost two thirds complete. SeaWorld Abu Dhabi will be home…

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Aug 23, 2021 James Croll Attractions / Environment / Zoos /


ICC advises relocation of T20 World Cup from India to UAE and Oman

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has advised that this year’s Twenty20 World Cup will be moved from India to the United Arab Emirates and Oman as a result of the ongoing effects…

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Jun 30, 2021 James Croll Events / Safety / Sport / Venues /