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Glastonbury axes mini Equinox event

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Behind the Attraction: New Disney+ series takes a look at some of Disney’s most iconic attractions


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Mather & Co announced as exhibition design partner for Inverness Castle redevelopment


Scotland’s Inverness Castle is set to undergo a redesign, with Mather & Co appointed by the Highland Council to oversee exhibition and content design on the major project.

Heritage
 

Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein opens in Bath


A world-first attraction has opened its doors in Bath with the brand-new House of Frankenstein looking at the life of author Mary Shelley while exploring the cultural impact of her iconic monster.

Visitor attractions
 

Lego launches UK touring pop-up experience


Lego has launched a new retailtainment pop-up experience that will tour several major shopping centres across the UK this summer.

IP and Brands
 

Everton stadium plans and waterfront redevelopment sees Liverpool stripped of World Heritage status


Liverpool is no longer considered to be a World Heritage site after a Unesco committee found that a number of developments in the city were damaging the value of its historic waterfront.

Heritage



Industry insights
         


Should we interfere with heritage to improve the visitor experience?


Heritage
 

LED is here to challenge projection’s throne


Technology
 

The European Super League is a lesson in greed and terrible PR


Visitor attractions
 

It’s time for a retail revolution


Technology

Video
         


Natural History Museum’s ‘Dippy’ concludes UK tour at Norwich Cathedral
 

WATCH: Reimagined Jungle Cruise reopens at Disneyland




Immersive Ant-Man dining experience coming to Disney Cruise Line
 

The Haunting of Hill House makes its way to Universal with brand new maze for Halloween Horror Nights




Imagination-powered learning: Disney set to launch education programme at US parks

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Thirty-four years in the making: How Triotech took a classic dark ride attraction and brought it into the 21st century


After what seemed like the longest year in living memory for most of the world, the lifting of restrictions in California meant that Knott’s Berry Farm was able to open its doors for the first time in well over a year.

Theme park


Super Sonic: The attractions history of Sega’s most iconic IP and potential plans for theme park developments in 2022


After successfully making the transition from videogames to the silver screen, recent reports have suggested that Sonic the Hedgehog might be making his way back into the world of visitor attractions on a grand scale.

Theme park


Avengers, and Bob Chapek, assemble at Disneyland for epic grand opening ceremony of Avengers Campus


Disney has celebrated the launch of Avengers Campus in style, with Bob Chapek, Josh D’Amaro, Kevin Feige and of course, the Avengers themselves, all gathering for the landmark event.

Theme park

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World’s tallest sandcastle built in Denmark
 

Theme parks

11-year-old dies and another child in critical condition after raft flips over on Raging River ride at Adventureland
 

Waterparks
ProSlide launches Europe’s first five-person water coaster in Portugal’s Aquashow Park
 

Animal Attractions


US officials seize nearly 70 big cats from ‘Tiger King’ zoo after alleged animal abuse


Museums and galleries

Jeff Bezos donates US$200m to Smithsonian
 
STEM
Shanghai’s highly-anticipated planetarium and astronomy museum set to open later this month
 
IP and Brands Is Donkey Kong making his way to Universal’s theme parks?
 
Heritage
Roadworks endanger Stonehenge’s World Heritage status

Events

IAAPA Expo Asia enhances education offering with Insights day and full line-up of speakers
 
Culture

London’s West End theatres introduce COVID status certification as shows move to full capacity
 
Cruise

Domestic cruise ship barred from Scotland over Covid concerns
 
Technology

Avonturenpark Hellendoorn eliminates F&B queues with Convious Mobile Food Ordering solution

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Triple H: WWE has considered physical Hall of Fame


Legendary professional wrestler and current WWE EVP of Global Talent Strategy & Development, Triple H, has said the global wrestling organisation has considered building a physical Hall of Fame, though associated costs might rule out such a move for the time being.

Visitor attractions


A major player is about to enter Brazil’s waterpark market with the US$92.5m Acqualinda set to make a splash in Sao Paulo


Work is currently in the final stages for a huge waterpark development in Brazil, with the BRL500m (US$92.5m, €75.5m, £68.3m) Acqualinda tourist complex coming to the city of Andradina, São Paulo, later this year.

Waterparks


A look at Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway from the Imagineer that created it


In 2020, Disney+ debuted its brand new series Disney Insider - a show which peels back the curtain, revealing the secrets of Disney’s movies, theme parks, destinations, music, toys and more.

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Home Opinion In depth Video
Theme park, visitor attraction, waterpark, museum and gallery, heritage and Zoos News and comment from around the planet | Planet Attractions
Top Stories

Glastonbury axes mini Equinox event


Glastonbury’s Equinox mini-festival will no longer go ahead, with co-founder Emily Eavis blaming the cancellation on ‘a number of reasons’

Culture


Behind the Attraction: New Disney+ series takes a look at some of Disney’s most iconic attractions


Theme park


Mather & Co announced as exhibition design partner for Inverness Castle redevelopment


Scotland’s Inverness Castle is set to undergo a redesign, with Mather & Co appointed by the Highland Council to oversee exhibition and content design on the major project.

Heritage





Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein opens in Bath


A world-first attraction has opened its doors in Bath with the brand-new House of Frankenstein looking at the life of author Mary Shelley while exploring the cultural impact of her iconic monster.

Visitor attractions

Lego launches UK touring pop-up experience


Lego has launched a new retailtainment pop-up experience that will tour several major shopping centres across the UK this summer.

IP and Brands

Everton stadium plans and waterfront redevelopment sees Liverpool stripped of World Heritage status


Liverpool is no longer considered to be a World Heritage site after a Unesco committee found that a number of developments in the city were damaging the value of its historic waterfront.

Heritage

Industry insights


Should we interfere with heritage to improve the visitor experience?


Heritage

LED is here to challenge projection’s throne


Technology

The European Super League is a lesson in greed and terrible PR


Visitor attractions

It’s time for a retail revolution


Technology

Video


Natural History Museum’s ‘Dippy’ concludes UK tour at Norwich Cathedral



WATCH: Reimagined Jungle Cruise reopens at Disneyland





Immersive Ant-Man dining experience coming to Disney Cruise Line



In Depth


Thirty-four years in the making: How Triotech took a classic dark ride attraction and brought it into the 21st century


After what seemed like the longest year in living memory for most of the world, the lifting of restrictions in California meant that Knott’s Berry Farm was able to open its doors for the first time in well over a year.
Theme park



Super Sonic: The attractions history of Sega’s most iconic IP and potential plans for theme park developments in 2022


After successfully making the transition from videogames to the silver screen, recent reports have suggested that Sonic the Hedgehog might be making his way back into the world of visitor attractions on a grand scale.

Theme park



Avengers, and Bob Chapek, assemble at Disneyland for epic grand opening ceremony of Avengers Campus


Disney has celebrated the launch of Avengers Campus in style, with Bob Chapek, Josh D’Amaro, Kevin Feige and of course, the Avengers themselves, all gathering for the landmark event.

Theme park



Sector news


Visitor attractions

World’s tallest sandcastle built in Denmark




Theme parks

11-year-old dies and another child in critical condition after raft flips over on Raging River ride at Adventureland




Waterparks
ProSlide launches Europe’s first five-person water coaster in Portugal’s Aquashow Park



Animal Attractions


US officials seize nearly 70 big cats from ‘Tiger King’ zoo after alleged animal abuse




Museums and galleries

Jeff Bezos donates US$200m to Smithsonian



STEM
Shanghai’s highly-anticipated planetarium and astronomy museum set to open later this month



IP and Brands Is Donkey Kong making his way to Universal’s theme parks?


Heritage
Roadworks endanger Stonehenge’s World Heritage status



Events

IAAPA Expo Asia enhances education offering with Insights day and full line-up of speakers



Culture

London’s West End theatres introduce COVID status certification as shows move to full capacity



Cruise

Domestic cruise ship barred from Scotland over Covid concerns



Technology

Avonturenpark Hellendoorn eliminates F&B queues with Convious Mobile Food Ordering solution


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