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Unesco welcomes liberation of Mosul Museum as body plans to further safeguard site
POSTED 25 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Unesco’s director general, Irina Bokova, has welcomed the liberation of Iraq’s Mosul Museum, after Iraqi forces regained control of the city from ISIS following a nine-month military operation.
Seven studios make shortlist for Pompidou art museum in Brussels
POSTED 24 Jul 2017 . BY Kim Megson
The developer of a new branch of the Pompidou Centre art museum in the centre of Brussels, Belgium, has revealed the seven-strong shortlist of architects in contention to win the prestigious commission.
Thorpe Park teaser hints at The Walking Dead for popular Fright Night events
POSTED 24 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Thorpe Park has teased further details about its Fright Night events for 2017, with a new teaser image on the UK theme park’s website hinting that The Walking Dead could be making its debut at the attraction this Halloween.
Seattle Aquarium plans US$100m expansion
POSTED 24 Jul 2017 . BY Ben Coxon
Seattle Aquarium has unveiled plans to expand its premises, with a new US$100 million (€858m, £770m) Ocean Pavilion coming to the US aquarium in 2023.
Diversity at the top of the agenda as New York lays out detailed plan for culture
POSTED 21 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has outlined the US city’s first ever plan for culture, linking future funding for museums and arts groups to the diversity of their staff.
Google brings back Glass tech with focus on improving job productivity
POSTED 20 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Google’s Glass smart wear technology has been resurrected with job productivity in mind, two years on from the company scrapping its original consumer model.
Freeman expands sports and entertainment reach with acquisition of BaAM
POSTED 20 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Brand experience provider Freeman has announced the acquisition of creative production company BaAM, expanding its business into the sports and entertainment markets.
Second buyer joins Wanda deal as group restructures multi-billion theme park and hotel sale
POSTED 20 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Following a shock move by Wanda to first sell off the majority of its theme park and hotel portfolio and then loan its purchaser billions of dollars to finance the deal, the landmark property deal has taken another twist, with the addition of a second buyer to the sale.
Saudi Arabia government grants US$2.6bn to tourism projects
POSTED 20 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Saudi Arabia’s government has allocated SAR9.9bn (US$2.64bn, €2.29bn, £2.02bn) to develop and rebuild the country’s tourism projects in its attempt to turn it into a world- class tourism destination.
Exclusive: Chester Zoo MD details £100m redevelopment masterplan
POSTED 19 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Chester Zoo will develop 100 acres (405,000sq m) of its existing site into grassland and forest areas as part of a £100m (US$130.4m, €113m) development project.
David Walsh plans five-star suspension bridge hotel for Hobart's Museum of Old and New Art
POSTED 19 Jul 2017 . BY Kim Megson
The founder of Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) in Tasmania has unveiled detailed plans to build a neighbouring 172 room, 5-star hotel suspended over the River Derwent.
Dublin's Guinness Storehouse announces €16m expansion
POSTED 19 Jul 2017 . BY Ben Coxon
Ireland’s most popular visitor attraction is seeking to draw even more visitors after the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin announced €16m (US$18.5m, £14.2m) expansion plans centred around doubling the size of its Gravity Bar.
Reid-Anderson back as Six Flags president as company announces Duffey departure
POSTED 18 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Six Flags has announced the retirement of its president and CEO John Duffey just 17 months after he took up the position.
Tourism projects receive funding in latest round of VisitEngland's £40m Discover England Fund
POSTED 18 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Development of a London/Bristol tourism route, a tour of Britain’s world famous horse- racing courses, travel packages for 18-35 year olds, and an urban food and drink hub have been named as the latest projects to receive funding from VisitEngland’s £40m Discover England Fund.
New York Wheel delayed indefinitely after contractor fired by developer
POSTED 18 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Plans to develop New York’s largest Ferris Wheel are in jeopardy after the attraction's main contractor was removed from the project.
Alton Towers opens world-first CBeebies hotel
POSTED 17 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Alton Towers has extended its relationship with the BBC following the launch of its new world-first 76-bedroom CBeebies-themed hotel at the resort and theme park.
Investigation launched into Madrid rollercoaster crash
POSTED 17 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Spanish theme park Parque de Atracciones has launched an investigation after two trains collided on one of its rides, affecting 33 people.
Star Wars hotel, Pixar Pier and Mickey Mouse ride among D23 announcements
POSTED 17 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Disney has announced a slew of new additions for its parks worldwide, including a Star Wars hotel, Marvel and Pixar attractions, and the very first ride for the company's iconic figurehead, Mickey Mouse.
Five in contention to be UK City of Culture 2021
POSTED 17 Jul 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
Coventry, Paisley, Stoke, Sunderland or Swansea will be named as the UK City of Culture 2021 later this year after making the shortlist for the award.
Major US aquariums join forces to eliminate plastic use
POSTED 14 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
A collection of 19 US aquariums have announced plans to phase out plastic use as part of an initiative to protect the world’s oceans.
     
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Unesco welcomes liberation of Mosul Museum as body plans to further safeguard site
POSTED 25 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Unesco’s director general, Irina Bokova, has welcomed the liberation of Iraq’s Mosul Museum, after Iraqi forces regained control of the city from ISIS following a nine-month military operation.
Seven studios make shortlist for Pompidou art museum in Brussels
POSTED 24 Jul 2017 . BY Kim Megson
The developer of a new branch of the Pompidou Centre art museum in the centre of Brussels, Belgium, has revealed the seven-strong shortlist of architects in contention to win the prestigious commission.
Thorpe Park teaser hints at The Walking Dead for popular Fright Night events
POSTED 24 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Thorpe Park has teased further details about its Fright Night events for 2017, with a new teaser image on the UK theme park’s website hinting that The Walking Dead could be making its debut at the attraction this Halloween.
Seattle Aquarium plans US$100m expansion
POSTED 24 Jul 2017 . BY Ben Coxon
Seattle Aquarium has unveiled plans to expand its premises, with a new US$100 million (€858m, £770m) Ocean Pavilion coming to the US aquarium in 2023.
Diversity at the top of the agenda as New York lays out detailed plan for culture
POSTED 21 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has outlined the US city’s first ever plan for culture, linking future funding for museums and arts groups to the diversity of their staff.
Google brings back Glass tech with focus on improving job productivity
POSTED 20 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Google’s Glass smart wear technology has been resurrected with job productivity in mind, two years on from the company scrapping its original consumer model.
Freeman expands sports and entertainment reach with acquisition of BaAM
POSTED 20 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Brand experience provider Freeman has announced the acquisition of creative production company BaAM, expanding its business into the sports and entertainment markets.
Second buyer joins Wanda deal as group restructures multi-billion theme park and hotel sale
POSTED 20 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Following a shock move by Wanda to first sell off the majority of its theme park and hotel portfolio and then loan its purchaser billions of dollars to finance the deal, the landmark property deal has taken another twist, with the addition of a second buyer to the sale.
Saudi Arabia government grants US$2.6bn to tourism projects
POSTED 20 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Saudi Arabia’s government has allocated SAR9.9bn (US$2.64bn, €2.29bn, £2.02bn) to develop and rebuild the country’s tourism projects in its attempt to turn it into a world- class tourism destination.
Exclusive: Chester Zoo MD details £100m redevelopment masterplan
POSTED 19 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Chester Zoo will develop 100 acres (405,000sq m) of its existing site into grassland and forest areas as part of a £100m (US$130.4m, €113m) development project.
David Walsh plans five-star suspension bridge hotel for Hobart's Museum of Old and New Art
POSTED 19 Jul 2017 . BY Kim Megson
The founder of Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) in Tasmania has unveiled detailed plans to build a neighbouring 172 room, 5-star hotel suspended over the River Derwent.
Dublin's Guinness Storehouse announces €16m expansion
POSTED 19 Jul 2017 . BY Ben Coxon
Ireland’s most popular visitor attraction is seeking to draw even more visitors after the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin announced €16m (US$18.5m, £14.2m) expansion plans centred around doubling the size of its Gravity Bar.
Reid-Anderson back as Six Flags president as company announces Duffey departure
POSTED 18 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Six Flags has announced the retirement of its president and CEO John Duffey just 17 months after he took up the position.
Tourism projects receive funding in latest round of VisitEngland's £40m Discover England Fund
POSTED 18 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Development of a London/Bristol tourism route, a tour of Britain’s world famous horse- racing courses, travel packages for 18-35 year olds, and an urban food and drink hub have been named as the latest projects to receive funding from VisitEngland’s £40m Discover England Fund.
New York Wheel delayed indefinitely after contractor fired by developer
POSTED 18 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Plans to develop New York’s largest Ferris Wheel are in jeopardy after the attraction's main contractor was removed from the project.
Alton Towers opens world-first CBeebies hotel
POSTED 17 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Alton Towers has extended its relationship with the BBC following the launch of its new world-first 76-bedroom CBeebies-themed hotel at the resort and theme park.
Investigation launched into Madrid rollercoaster crash
POSTED 17 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Spanish theme park Parque de Atracciones has launched an investigation after two trains collided on one of its rides, affecting 33 people.
Star Wars hotel, Pixar Pier and Mickey Mouse ride among D23 announcements
POSTED 17 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Disney has announced a slew of new additions for its parks worldwide, including a Star Wars hotel, Marvel and Pixar attractions, and the very first ride for the company's iconic figurehead, Mickey Mouse.
Five in contention to be UK City of Culture 2021
POSTED 17 Jul 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
Coventry, Paisley, Stoke, Sunderland or Swansea will be named as the UK City of Culture 2021 later this year after making the shortlist for the award.
Major US aquariums join forces to eliminate plastic use
POSTED 14 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
A collection of 19 US aquariums have announced plans to phase out plastic use as part of an initiative to protect the world’s oceans.
     
 
 
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Unesco welcomes liberation of Mosul Museum as body plans to further safeguard site
POSTED 25 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Unesco’s director general, Irina Bokova, has welcomed the liberation of Iraq’s Mosul Museum, after Iraqi forces regained control of the city from ISIS following a nine-month military operation.
Seven studios make shortlist for Pompidou art museum in Brussels
POSTED 24 Jul 2017 . BY Kim Megson
The developer of a new branch of the Pompidou Centre art museum in the centre of Brussels, Belgium, has revealed the seven-strong shortlist of architects in contention to win the prestigious commission.
Thorpe Park teaser hints at The Walking Dead for popular Fright Night events
POSTED 24 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Thorpe Park has teased further details about its Fright Night events for 2017, with a new teaser image on the UK theme park’s website hinting that The Walking Dead could be making its debut at the attraction this Halloween.
Seattle Aquarium plans US$100m expansion
POSTED 24 Jul 2017 . BY Ben Coxon
Seattle Aquarium has unveiled plans to expand its premises, with a new US$100 million (€858m, £770m) Ocean Pavilion coming to the US aquarium in 2023.
Diversity at the top of the agenda as New York lays out detailed plan for culture
POSTED 21 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has outlined the US city’s first ever plan for culture, linking future funding for museums and arts groups to the diversity of their staff.
Google brings back Glass tech with focus on improving job productivity
POSTED 20 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Google’s Glass smart wear technology has been resurrected with job productivity in mind, two years on from the company scrapping its original consumer model.
Freeman expands sports and entertainment reach with acquisition of BaAM
POSTED 20 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Brand experience provider Freeman has announced the acquisition of creative production company BaAM, expanding its business into the sports and entertainment markets.
Second buyer joins Wanda deal as group restructures multi-billion theme park and hotel sale
POSTED 20 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Following a shock move by Wanda to first sell off the majority of its theme park and hotel portfolio and then loan its purchaser billions of dollars to finance the deal, the landmark property deal has taken another twist, with the addition of a second buyer to the sale.
Saudi Arabia government grants US$2.6bn to tourism projects
POSTED 20 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Saudi Arabia’s government has allocated SAR9.9bn (US$2.64bn, €2.29bn, £2.02bn) to develop and rebuild the country’s tourism projects in its attempt to turn it into a world- class tourism destination.
Exclusive: Chester Zoo MD details £100m redevelopment masterplan
POSTED 19 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Chester Zoo will develop 100 acres (405,000sq m) of its existing site into grassland and forest areas as part of a £100m (US$130.4m, €113m) development project.
David Walsh plans five-star suspension bridge hotel for Hobart's Museum of Old and New Art
POSTED 19 Jul 2017 . BY Kim Megson
The founder of Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) in Tasmania has unveiled detailed plans to build a neighbouring 172 room, 5-star hotel suspended over the River Derwent.
Dublin's Guinness Storehouse announces €16m expansion
POSTED 19 Jul 2017 . BY Ben Coxon
Ireland’s most popular visitor attraction is seeking to draw even more visitors after the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin announced €16m (US$18.5m, £14.2m) expansion plans centred around doubling the size of its Gravity Bar.
Reid-Anderson back as Six Flags president as company announces Duffey departure
POSTED 18 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Six Flags has announced the retirement of its president and CEO John Duffey just 17 months after he took up the position.
Tourism projects receive funding in latest round of VisitEngland's £40m Discover England Fund
POSTED 18 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Development of a London/Bristol tourism route, a tour of Britain’s world famous horse- racing courses, travel packages for 18-35 year olds, and an urban food and drink hub have been named as the latest projects to receive funding from VisitEngland’s £40m Discover England Fund.
New York Wheel delayed indefinitely after contractor fired by developer
POSTED 18 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Plans to develop New York’s largest Ferris Wheel are in jeopardy after the attraction's main contractor was removed from the project.
Alton Towers opens world-first CBeebies hotel
POSTED 17 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Alton Towers has extended its relationship with the BBC following the launch of its new world-first 76-bedroom CBeebies-themed hotel at the resort and theme park.
Investigation launched into Madrid rollercoaster crash
POSTED 17 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Spanish theme park Parque de Atracciones has launched an investigation after two trains collided on one of its rides, affecting 33 people.
Star Wars hotel, Pixar Pier and Mickey Mouse ride among D23 announcements
POSTED 17 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Disney has announced a slew of new additions for its parks worldwide, including a Star Wars hotel, Marvel and Pixar attractions, and the very first ride for the company's iconic figurehead, Mickey Mouse.
Five in contention to be UK City of Culture 2021
POSTED 17 Jul 2017 . BY Matthew Campelli
Coventry, Paisley, Stoke, Sunderland or Swansea will be named as the UK City of Culture 2021 later this year after making the shortlist for the award.
Major US aquariums join forces to eliminate plastic use
POSTED 14 Jul 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
A collection of 19 US aquariums have announced plans to phase out plastic use as part of an initiative to protect the world’s oceans.
     
 


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