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Social Gathering
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Social Gathering
Finding the best social media platform for your attraction More>>
 
The Home Makers
House Museums
The Home Makers
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Major Infrastructure Projects
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Promoting The Arts
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Center Parcs advert controversy sparks calls for debate over term time school holidays
23 Apr 2014

Center Parcs advert controversy sparks calls for debate over term time school holidays

The controversy surrounding a Center Parcs TV advert which fell foul of the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) for offering discount family-themed breaks only available during school-term time, has led to tourism industry calls for a review of the policy of fining parents for taking children on term time breaks. More>>
 
Monster attraction boosts Sesame Street park
23 Apr 2014

Monster attraction boosts Sesame Street park

Sesame Place, the US theme park based on long-running children’s show Sesame Street, will open an entirely new themed area next month – its largest ever renovation. More>>
 
New attractions lead to record figures for Glasgow Science Centre
23 Apr 2014

New attractions lead to record figures for Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre has reaped the rewards of a busy 12 months of new collaborations and installations to achieve a record-breaking year for visitor numbers. More>>


23 Apr 2014

US theme park first as solar energy powers Legoland Florida

Legoland Florida ran completely on renewable solar energy yesterday (22 April) to mark Earth Day – the first theme park in the US to do so. More>>
23 Apr 2014

Controversial Tiananmen Square museum opens this week

The world's first museum about the Tiananmen Square massacre is set to open in Hong Kong this week. More>>
 
23 Apr 2014

US$371m Sochi theme park nearing completion

A new theme park in Sochi adjacent to the site of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games has been given an official opening date of early June 2014 – but will let its first visitors through the gates in May in what will be a soft launch. More>>
22 Apr 2014

Europe’s first triple-launch coaster debuts in Germany

Germany’s Holiday Park has opened a new themed area based on vampires and zombies – with Europe’s first triple-launch rollercoaster at its undead heart. More>>
 
22 Apr 2014

July opening for Universal Japan’s Harry Potter world

Universal Studios Japan has announced a 15 July opening date for its $500m (€362m, £297m) Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction. More>>
22 Apr 2014

Mystery delay means Musée Picasso won’t reopen until year-end

The reopening of Paris’ Musée Picasso – scheduled for June – has been delayed again. The museum, home to one of the world’s most extensive collections of Pablo Picasso’s artwork, has been closed for more than four years for renovation and expansion. More>>
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Tornado water slide blasts into Wet'n'Wild Las Vegas
Tornado water slide blasts into Wet'n'Wild Las Vegas

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Thrill-seekers visiting Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas will be able to experience the Tornado – an extreme funnel water slide that simulates a natural storm – when the park opens for its second season on 12 April.
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DJW installs new AV system at historic Dorset hotspot
DJW installs new AV system at historic Dorset hotspot

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AV specialist DJ Willrich (DJW) is helping visitors get closer to nature at one of the South Coast's most historic hotspots.
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Neptune-Benson to supply its Defender filtration system to Chinese waterpark
Neptune-Benson to supply its Defender filtration system to Chinese waterpark

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Water systems company Neptune-Benson is to supply its award-winning Defender® aquatic filtration system to the La Viva Waterpark in north east China.
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MTFX lightning bolts entertain queueing visitors
MTFX lightning bolts entertain queueing visitors

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MTFX has created a high-voltage lightning bolt special effect for the waiting area of UK attraction Alton Tower’s Th13teen ride.
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Cast's BlackTrax lights up Cirque du Soleil Varekai show
Cast's BlackTrax lights up Cirque du Soleil Varekai show

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Cast's BlackTrax tracking solution is being used to light up the performers of the the Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai arena show.
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Mack Rides for Russian theme park near Sochi
Mack Rides for Russian theme park near Sochi

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Mack Rides has developed three new three attractions for a theme park near the city of Sochi in Russia.
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nWave is a market leader in the production and distribution of high-quality and innovative 4D/3D attraction films; 3D/2D ride simulation films; and 3D nature documentaries for giant screen theatres and digital 3D cinemas More>>
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EAG International is the must-attend event for amusement and attractions industry professionals seeking the latest ideas and innovations More>>
Ray Hole Architects
We are chartered RIBA architects providing: strategic, masterplanning and architectural design services across all visitor attraction sectors More>>
COST of Wisconsin Inc
COST provides theme and specialty construction services for zoological parks, aquariums, museums, theme parks, casinos, botanical gardens, waterparks and family entertainment centres More>>
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Simworx sells a diverse range of mediabased attractions, including dynamic motion simulation attractions and 4D cinemas for the worldwide entertainment, education and corporate markets More>>
International Play Company
International Play Company was established in 1999. Iplayco Corporation Ltd is the owner and key stakeholder More>>
Triotech
Triotech is unique in its integration as both a ride and content developer and is constantly adding titles to its film library More>>
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Sally Corporation was founded in 1977 to merge technology and art into memorable entertainment and educational experiences More>>
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Since 1967 Sky-Skan has been the leading provider of multi-media products, services and turn-key installations to the planetarium industry More>>
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