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Water sports lagoon approved for Sydney's Olympic Park
POSTED 04 Jan 2018 . BY Kim Megson
Proposals for an open water surf sports lagoon at Sydney Olympic Park have been given the green light by planning chiefs.
Ireland uses the Force to grow tourism as Star Wars campaign gets interstellar launch
POSTED 03 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Anstey
Tourism Ireland has taken its Star Wars visitor campaign to a whole new level, by launching its latest project in space.
Public monument or postmodern pastiche? Towering Dubai Frame opens to public
POSTED 03 Jan 2018 . BY Kim Megson
The world’s largest frame has opened in Dubai, offering a surreal and symbolic perspective of the emirate’s architectural landmarks.
Thirteen monkeys killed in Woburn Safari Park fire
POSTED 02 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Anstey
Thirteen patas monkeys have died at Woburn Safari Park following a fire at the attraction in Bedfordshire, UK.
King Richard III car park gets heritage status from Historic England
POSTED 02 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Anstey
A car park in Leicester that famously turned out to be the burial place of King Richard III has been given protected status by Historic England.
Attractions kickoff: 2018's biggest openings
POSTED 01 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Anstey
As the visitor attractions sector gears up for the year ahead, Attractions Management looks at what’s in the pipeline for 2018, with openings, redevelopments, landmark projects and new innovations across the world set to add more fuel to an already booming industry.
Attractions Review 2017: December
POSTED 31 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The biggest news of the year came in its last month, as Disney acquired Fox, with Bob Iger also extending his contract through to 2021. Also in December, Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer spoke to Attractions Management about working with operators in the theme park capital, while BRC revealed how it applied theme park design to a museum experience at the newly opened Museum of the Bible.
Work begins on Hungary's curving, golden Museum of Ethnography
POSTED 30 Dec 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Construction of the new Museum of Ethnography is underway in Budapest, Hungary.
Attractions Review 2017: November
POSTED 30 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
November is among the biggest months in the calendar for attractions, thanks to the annual IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida. This year’s event didn’t disappoint, with news breaking constantly across the trade show floor. Some of the attractions industry’s brightest and most respected minds came together for this year’s Legends Panel to share their insights, while the new IAAPA chair revealed expansion plans for his Swedish theme park. Meanwhile, up in the mountains of Tibet, plans were unveiled to open the world’s highest planetarium.
Attractions Review 2017: October
POSTED 29 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Musical vegetables managed to hit the headlines in October, with an incredibly unique installation in Tokyo. Entering the fourth quarter, a major project in the heart of New York was announced by Parques Reunidos and an industry veteran took the helm at Universal’s multi-billion dollar theme park project in China.
Attractions Review 2017: September
POSTED 28 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The end of the third quarter showed no signs of slow down, as Real Madrid followed in the footsteps of Lionel Messi in June, announcing plans for an interactive football experience in China. Also during September, architect Thomas Heatherwick realised his vision for a Cape Town grape silo, transforming it into an art museum. And the CEO of one of the UAE’s major theme parks revealed early plans for a global expansion.
Attractions Review 2017: August
POSTED 27 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Controversy hit a project in the Philippines in August with 'fake-news' threatening to derail the underwater development. Elsewhere, a brain-controlled virtual reality system was unveiled to the world and Unesco revealed plans to safeguard Mosul Museum following the site’s liberation from enemy forces.
Attractions Review 2017: July
POSTED 26 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
In July, winter came earlier expected as a Game of Thrones touring exhibition was announced. Meanwhile, Dutch celebrities tried their hand at museum curation, while a pub became the first in the UK to be officially recognised as a zoo.
Attractions Review 2017: June
POSTED 25 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
June saw a dramatic shift for a British theme park, with Paramount pulling out of a multi- billion pound project in Kent. Elsewhere, one of the world’s greatest footballers put his name to a Chinese theme park project, while the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) signed a landmark agreement with the United Nations (UN).
Attractions Review 2017: May
POSTED 24 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The orca issue continued to hound SeaWorld, which in May made assurances over captivity in future attractions. Meanwhile, Disney delivered “the impossible” with its new Avatar attraction at Animal Kingdom, while the Italian government came up with a new method of taking care of its heritage – giving away more than 100 sites for free.
Attractions Review 2017: April
POSTED 23 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
For April, speed was a theme, with Concorde and Ferrari both in the news, while Disney’s research arm achieved a VR breakthrough for visitor attractions.
Attractions Review 2017: March
POSTED 22 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
With cetacean controversies a running theme through 2016, 2017 was no different, with orca captivity at the top of the agenda for many. March also saw plans emerge for an anime theme park, while one proposal even suggested building a visitor attraction on the moon.
Loro Parque expands across Canary Islands with opening of €30m aquarium
POSTED 21 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Attractions operator Loro Parque has launched the latest addition to its Canary Islands attractions portfolio – the €30m (US$35.6m, £26.6m) Poema De Mar aquarium in Gran Canaria.
Attractions Review 2017: February
POSTED 21 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Technology was high on the agenda in February, with some of the most shared Attractions Management news looking at advanced augmented reality and wearable technology. Theme parks made the cut too, with a popular British brand laying out its future ambitions.
Schmidt Hammer Lassen win competition to design Sports and Culture Campus in Aarhus
POSTED 20 Dec 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects (SHL) have been commissioned to design a sports and culture campus in Aarhus, Denmark.
     
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21 to 40 of 5337 news stories
Water sports lagoon approved for Sydney's Olympic Park
POSTED 04 Jan 2018 . BY Kim Megson
Proposals for an open water surf sports lagoon at Sydney Olympic Park have been given the green light by planning chiefs.
Ireland uses the Force to grow tourism as Star Wars campaign gets interstellar launch
POSTED 03 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Anstey
Tourism Ireland has taken its Star Wars visitor campaign to a whole new level, by launching its latest project in space.
Public monument or postmodern pastiche? Towering Dubai Frame opens to public
POSTED 03 Jan 2018 . BY Kim Megson
The world’s largest frame has opened in Dubai, offering a surreal and symbolic perspective of the emirate’s architectural landmarks.
Thirteen monkeys killed in Woburn Safari Park fire
POSTED 02 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Anstey
Thirteen patas monkeys have died at Woburn Safari Park following a fire at the attraction in Bedfordshire, UK.
King Richard III car park gets heritage status from Historic England
POSTED 02 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Anstey
A car park in Leicester that famously turned out to be the burial place of King Richard III has been given protected status by Historic England.
Attractions kickoff: 2018's biggest openings
POSTED 01 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Anstey
As the visitor attractions sector gears up for the year ahead, Attractions Management looks at what’s in the pipeline for 2018, with openings, redevelopments, landmark projects and new innovations across the world set to add more fuel to an already booming industry.
Attractions Review 2017: December
POSTED 31 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The biggest news of the year came in its last month, as Disney acquired Fox, with Bob Iger also extending his contract through to 2021. Also in December, Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer spoke to Attractions Management about working with operators in the theme park capital, while BRC revealed how it applied theme park design to a museum experience at the newly opened Museum of the Bible.
Work begins on Hungary's curving, golden Museum of Ethnography
POSTED 30 Dec 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Construction of the new Museum of Ethnography is underway in Budapest, Hungary.
Attractions Review 2017: November
POSTED 30 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
November is among the biggest months in the calendar for attractions, thanks to the annual IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida. This year’s event didn’t disappoint, with news breaking constantly across the trade show floor. Some of the attractions industry’s brightest and most respected minds came together for this year’s Legends Panel to share their insights, while the new IAAPA chair revealed expansion plans for his Swedish theme park. Meanwhile, up in the mountains of Tibet, plans were unveiled to open the world’s highest planetarium.
Attractions Review 2017: October
POSTED 29 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Musical vegetables managed to hit the headlines in October, with an incredibly unique installation in Tokyo. Entering the fourth quarter, a major project in the heart of New York was announced by Parques Reunidos and an industry veteran took the helm at Universal’s multi-billion dollar theme park project in China.
Attractions Review 2017: September
POSTED 28 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The end of the third quarter showed no signs of slow down, as Real Madrid followed in the footsteps of Lionel Messi in June, announcing plans for an interactive football experience in China. Also during September, architect Thomas Heatherwick realised his vision for a Cape Town grape silo, transforming it into an art museum. And the CEO of one of the UAE’s major theme parks revealed early plans for a global expansion.
Attractions Review 2017: August
POSTED 27 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Controversy hit a project in the Philippines in August with 'fake-news' threatening to derail the underwater development. Elsewhere, a brain-controlled virtual reality system was unveiled to the world and Unesco revealed plans to safeguard Mosul Museum following the site’s liberation from enemy forces.
Attractions Review 2017: July
POSTED 26 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
In July, winter came earlier expected as a Game of Thrones touring exhibition was announced. Meanwhile, Dutch celebrities tried their hand at museum curation, while a pub became the first in the UK to be officially recognised as a zoo.
Attractions Review 2017: June
POSTED 25 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
June saw a dramatic shift for a British theme park, with Paramount pulling out of a multi- billion pound project in Kent. Elsewhere, one of the world’s greatest footballers put his name to a Chinese theme park project, while the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) signed a landmark agreement with the United Nations (UN).
Attractions Review 2017: May
POSTED 24 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The orca issue continued to hound SeaWorld, which in May made assurances over captivity in future attractions. Meanwhile, Disney delivered “the impossible” with its new Avatar attraction at Animal Kingdom, while the Italian government came up with a new method of taking care of its heritage – giving away more than 100 sites for free.
Attractions Review 2017: April
POSTED 23 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
For April, speed was a theme, with Concorde and Ferrari both in the news, while Disney’s research arm achieved a VR breakthrough for visitor attractions.
Attractions Review 2017: March
POSTED 22 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
With cetacean controversies a running theme through 2016, 2017 was no different, with orca captivity at the top of the agenda for many. March also saw plans emerge for an anime theme park, while one proposal even suggested building a visitor attraction on the moon.
Loro Parque expands across Canary Islands with opening of €30m aquarium
POSTED 21 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Attractions operator Loro Parque has launched the latest addition to its Canary Islands attractions portfolio – the €30m (US$35.6m, £26.6m) Poema De Mar aquarium in Gran Canaria.
Attractions Review 2017: February
POSTED 21 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Technology was high on the agenda in February, with some of the most shared Attractions Management news looking at advanced augmented reality and wearable technology. Theme parks made the cut too, with a popular British brand laying out its future ambitions.
Schmidt Hammer Lassen win competition to design Sports and Culture Campus in Aarhus
POSTED 20 Dec 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects (SHL) have been commissioned to design a sports and culture campus in Aarhus, Denmark.
     
 
 
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21 to 40 of 5337 news stories
Water sports lagoon approved for Sydney's Olympic Park
POSTED 04 Jan 2018 . BY Kim Megson
Proposals for an open water surf sports lagoon at Sydney Olympic Park have been given the green light by planning chiefs.
Ireland uses the Force to grow tourism as Star Wars campaign gets interstellar launch
POSTED 03 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Anstey
Tourism Ireland has taken its Star Wars visitor campaign to a whole new level, by launching its latest project in space.
Public monument or postmodern pastiche? Towering Dubai Frame opens to public
POSTED 03 Jan 2018 . BY Kim Megson
The world’s largest frame has opened in Dubai, offering a surreal and symbolic perspective of the emirate’s architectural landmarks.
Thirteen monkeys killed in Woburn Safari Park fire
POSTED 02 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Anstey
Thirteen patas monkeys have died at Woburn Safari Park following a fire at the attraction in Bedfordshire, UK.
King Richard III car park gets heritage status from Historic England
POSTED 02 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Anstey
A car park in Leicester that famously turned out to be the burial place of King Richard III has been given protected status by Historic England.
Attractions kickoff: 2018's biggest openings
POSTED 01 Jan 2018 . BY Tom Anstey
As the visitor attractions sector gears up for the year ahead, Attractions Management looks at what’s in the pipeline for 2018, with openings, redevelopments, landmark projects and new innovations across the world set to add more fuel to an already booming industry.
Attractions Review 2017: December
POSTED 31 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The biggest news of the year came in its last month, as Disney acquired Fox, with Bob Iger also extending his contract through to 2021. Also in December, Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer spoke to Attractions Management about working with operators in the theme park capital, while BRC revealed how it applied theme park design to a museum experience at the newly opened Museum of the Bible.
Work begins on Hungary's curving, golden Museum of Ethnography
POSTED 30 Dec 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Construction of the new Museum of Ethnography is underway in Budapest, Hungary.
Attractions Review 2017: November
POSTED 30 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
November is among the biggest months in the calendar for attractions, thanks to the annual IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida. This year’s event didn’t disappoint, with news breaking constantly across the trade show floor. Some of the attractions industry’s brightest and most respected minds came together for this year’s Legends Panel to share their insights, while the new IAAPA chair revealed expansion plans for his Swedish theme park. Meanwhile, up in the mountains of Tibet, plans were unveiled to open the world’s highest planetarium.
Attractions Review 2017: October
POSTED 29 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Musical vegetables managed to hit the headlines in October, with an incredibly unique installation in Tokyo. Entering the fourth quarter, a major project in the heart of New York was announced by Parques Reunidos and an industry veteran took the helm at Universal’s multi-billion dollar theme park project in China.
Attractions Review 2017: September
POSTED 28 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The end of the third quarter showed no signs of slow down, as Real Madrid followed in the footsteps of Lionel Messi in June, announcing plans for an interactive football experience in China. Also during September, architect Thomas Heatherwick realised his vision for a Cape Town grape silo, transforming it into an art museum. And the CEO of one of the UAE’s major theme parks revealed early plans for a global expansion.
Attractions Review 2017: August
POSTED 27 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Controversy hit a project in the Philippines in August with 'fake-news' threatening to derail the underwater development. Elsewhere, a brain-controlled virtual reality system was unveiled to the world and Unesco revealed plans to safeguard Mosul Museum following the site’s liberation from enemy forces.
Attractions Review 2017: July
POSTED 26 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
In July, winter came earlier expected as a Game of Thrones touring exhibition was announced. Meanwhile, Dutch celebrities tried their hand at museum curation, while a pub became the first in the UK to be officially recognised as a zoo.
Attractions Review 2017: June
POSTED 25 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
June saw a dramatic shift for a British theme park, with Paramount pulling out of a multi- billion pound project in Kent. Elsewhere, one of the world’s greatest footballers put his name to a Chinese theme park project, while the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) signed a landmark agreement with the United Nations (UN).
Attractions Review 2017: May
POSTED 24 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The orca issue continued to hound SeaWorld, which in May made assurances over captivity in future attractions. Meanwhile, Disney delivered “the impossible” with its new Avatar attraction at Animal Kingdom, while the Italian government came up with a new method of taking care of its heritage – giving away more than 100 sites for free.
Attractions Review 2017: April
POSTED 23 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
For April, speed was a theme, with Concorde and Ferrari both in the news, while Disney’s research arm achieved a VR breakthrough for visitor attractions.
Attractions Review 2017: March
POSTED 22 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
With cetacean controversies a running theme through 2016, 2017 was no different, with orca captivity at the top of the agenda for many. March also saw plans emerge for an anime theme park, while one proposal even suggested building a visitor attraction on the moon.
Loro Parque expands across Canary Islands with opening of €30m aquarium
POSTED 21 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Attractions operator Loro Parque has launched the latest addition to its Canary Islands attractions portfolio – the €30m (US$35.6m, £26.6m) Poema De Mar aquarium in Gran Canaria.
Attractions Review 2017: February
POSTED 21 Dec 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Technology was high on the agenda in February, with some of the most shared Attractions Management news looking at advanced augmented reality and wearable technology. Theme parks made the cut too, with a popular British brand laying out its future ambitions.
Schmidt Hammer Lassen win competition to design Sports and Culture Campus in Aarhus
POSTED 20 Dec 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects (SHL) have been commissioned to design a sports and culture campus in Aarhus, Denmark.
     
 


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