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The rail-suspended dark ride opened at Disneyland, California, in 1955 and is believed to have been one of Walt Disney’s favourite attractions


Joe Rohde has swapped the most magical place on earth for the most magical place off of it, with the Disney legend joining Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic


As Disney celebrates Black History Month, Carmen Smith explains how the company is making efforts to ensure its attractions and experiences are relevant to guests


Build your own soap bottle droid with Imagine from Home


Omega Mart is officially open and with it comes Meow Wolf's 'man made high' Projected Desert


What does it take to make it to the elite level of circus performer? Cirque du Soleil veteran Elena Lev reveals all...


Lesley the manatee has finally returned home


Scream if you wanna go faster! Welcome to the theme park experience built inside content creator Parkspill’s house


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have won the Super Bowl, with Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski punching their ticket to the happiest place on earth


Get a new perspective on Island of Adventure’s popular story coaster with this 360 degree look at the ride experience


After six straight correct predictions, is Nicholas the dolphin the greatest sport pundit in history?


New video from Meow Wolf shows the country music legend in a way you’ve almost certainly never seen before


Kept indoors by the global pandemic and missing Disney’s parks, this fan recreated the iconic fireworks show at home using a projector and a 3D printer


Go behind the scenes with two of the men responsible for the creation of Disney’s jaw-dropping Star Wars attractions


WhiteWater showcases Jungala Aqua Experience - a luxury waterpark designed to blend in with its surroundings


She usually serves clients such as Russell Brand, Demi Lovato and 50 Cent but now Maeve Reilly is turning her attentions to Mickey and Minnie for a new line of Disney merchandise


Spider-Man himself reveals all about his new dark ride attraction coming to Disneyland later this year


Despite an extremely challenging year, Disney has continued to give back to charities across the world


Did you know that Efteling and Legoland had their own videogames? Which was your favourite? This is a brief history of theme park management games.


Imagineering veteran and founder of the Designer's Creative Studio, Theron Skees, reveals how to take a brand concept and transform it into a physical environment


Viewist delves into the history of Six Flags’ Monster Mansion


Step into Claudia Bueno’s aquarium-style installation at Meow Wolf Las Vegas and experience the slow, oscillating movements of natural life


If Skynet does enslave us, we sincerely hope it’s through the art of dance...


Expedition Theme Park has delved into the rocky past of the iconic EuroStar


Take a look at the Australian Museum’s A$57.5m redevelopment


Wish fulfilled! Disney has offered a first look at the newest ship in its fleet - ‘Disney Wish’


The British institution highlights the challenges COVID-19 has presented to maintain and present the thousands of priceless works in its collection


Seasons greetings! Walt Disney Imagineering shares a message of peace and hope for the coming year.


What went right? What went wrong? What happened to that giant Ferris wheel - here’s what happened to the flagship Times Square store for Toys R Us


Heigh Ho! Disney gives viewers a sneak peek at new Snow White dark ride


Be among the first to see new features inside Universal Studios’ Super Nintendo World


Get a sneak peek of the arts festival ahead of its 19 December launch in Melbourne


Get a first person look at The Shredder courtesy of ThemePark HD


And they lived happily ever after! Inside Jordan Fisher and Ellie Woods’ Disney World wedding


Gundam Factory Yokohama makes its official debut later this month


The attraction has been in development for three years


Challenge accepted! Beto Carrero World welcomes Masterchef Brazil judge to ride the Fire Whip



The Las Vegas attraction has combined sci-fi and Christmas for the bizarre event


Joyeux Noël! Get in the holiday spirit with a performance of Mickey’s Magical Christmas Lights.


Make-Up artist Rebecca Butterworth shows you how to get that Ancient Rome shine


A new video offering a first glimpse at the ride vehicles for the new Jurassic World VelociCoaster has been released by Universal.





The theatres might be closed but the British Library is inviting families to make their own at home





Florida is the undisputed theme park capital but how many of its coasters have you conquered?


See Walt Disney’s office exactly as it was, “down to the last paperclip” and learn a little bit about the man behind The Walt Disney Company’s media and theme park empire.


Join Rey, a young African penguin, on her adventures, as she gets a private tour of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.


Lego has turned Rome’s historic colosseum into a 9,036-piece construction, which is now available to buy


Disney has released a peek behind the curtain for the redevelopment of its castle at Hong Kong Disneyland


Fans in and out of Disney’s parks will be able to get their hands on a Spider-Bot from December 4


So what’s it all about then? We’ve just launched a news and media service for the world of visitor attractions, and it’s all about you. Welcome to Planet Attractions.



The museum that beat COVID by going mobile





England’s theme parks, museums and zoos to reopen in April, as Boris Johnson sets out roadmap to end national lockdown




The Week: Lessons from Vince McMahon, Cirque du Soleil and Andreas Andersen




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Effective operations within a storied environment




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WATCH: Ride and learn on-board Peter Pan’s Flight at Disneyland Paris
The rail-suspended dark ride opened at Disneyland, California, in 1955 and is believed to have been one of Walt Disney’s favourite attractions


Disney Imagineering icon Joe Rohde joins Virgin Galactic as experience architect
Joe Rohde has swapped the most magical place on earth for the most magical place off of it, with the Disney legend joining Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic


Disney’s Carmen Smith on reimagining experiences with inclusivity in mind
As Disney celebrates Black History Month, Carmen Smith explains how the company is making efforts to ensure its attractions and experiences are relevant to guests


Disney Imagineering partners with ABC for ‘one-of-a-kind’ DIY Disney experience
Build your own soap bottle droid with Imagine from Home


WATCH: Projection mapping a desert landscape with Meow Wolf
Omega Mart is officially open and with it comes Meow Wolf's 'man made high' Projected Desert


WATCH: Learn from a master of the Hula Hoop with Cirque du Soleil
What does it take to make it to the elite level of circus performer? Cirque du Soleil veteran Elena Lev reveals all...


SeaWorld releases Lesley the manatee back into the wild
Lesley the manatee has finally returned home


WATCH: Building a theme park inside your own house
Scream if you wanna go faster! Welcome to the theme park experience built inside content creator Parkspill’s house


WATCH: Super Bowl winners Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski are going to Disney World!
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have won the Super Bowl, with Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski punching their ticket to the happiest place on earth


WATCH: Get a 360 degree view of Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure
Get a new perspective on Island of Adventure’s popular story coaster with this 360 degree look at the ride experience


WATCH: Clearwater Marine Aquarium Dolphin aims to make it six out of six with Super Bowl prediction
After six straight correct predictions, is Nicholas the dolphin the greatest sport pundit in history?


Willie Nelson promotes Omega Mart’s grand opening... We think
New video from Meow Wolf shows the country music legend in a way you’ve almost certainly never seen before


Disney fan uses 3D printing and projection mapping to recreate fireworks display at home
Kept indoors by the global pandemic and missing Disney’s parks, this fan recreated the iconic fireworks show at home using a projector and a 3D printer


WATCH: Lucasfilm’s Doug Chiang and Walt Disney Imagineering’s Scott Trowbridge reveal the secrets of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge
Go behind the scenes with two of the men responsible for the creation of Disney’s jaw-dropping Star Wars attractions


WATCH: Exploring Mexico City’s luxury Jungala Aqua Experience
WhiteWater showcases Jungala Aqua Experience - a luxury waterpark designed to blend in with its surroundings


WATCH: Celebrity stylist Maeve Reilly collaborates with Disney on worldwide launch of Disney nuiMOs
She usually serves clients such as Russell Brand, Demi Lovato and 50 Cent but now Maeve Reilly is turning her attentions to Mickey and Minnie for a new line of Disney merchandise


Tom Holland offers behind-the-scenes look at new Spider-Man attraction coming to Disneyland in 2021
Spider-Man himself reveals all about his new dark ride attraction coming to Disneyland later this year


WATCH: Disney celebrates a year of giving
Despite an extremely challenging year, Disney has continued to give back to charities across the world


WATCH: A brief history of theme park management games
Did you know that Efteling and Legoland had their own videogames? Which was your favourite? This is a brief history of theme park management games.


Dimensionalising Brand: How to take an IP and turn it into a physical place
Imagineering veteran and founder of the Designer's Creative Studio, Theron Skees, reveals how to take a brand concept and transform it into a physical environment


WATCH: What role did Disney’s Imagineers play in one of Six Flags’ most iconic dark rides?
Viewist delves into the history of Six Flags’ Monster Mansion


WATCH: Claudia Bueno’s immersive art ‘aquarium’ from Meow Wolf
Step into Claudia Bueno’s aquarium-style installation at Meow Wolf Las Vegas and experience the slow, oscillating movements of natural life


WATCH: Boston Dynamics shows off its super-advanced robot tech with the help of The Contours and ‘Do You Love Me?’
If Skynet does enslave us, we sincerely hope it’s through the art of dance...


WATCH: The history of EuroStar - Germany’s lost travelling rollercoaster
Expedition Theme Park has delved into the rocky past of the iconic EuroStar


WATCH: See the newly-renovated Australian Museum
Take a look at the Australian Museum’s A$57.5m redevelopment


WATCH: Get a first look at Disney’s newest cruise ship
Wish fulfilled! Disney has offered a first look at the newest ship in its fleet - ‘Disney Wish’


WATCH: How does Tate Modern care for its art during a global pandemic?
The British institution highlights the challenges COVID-19 has presented to maintain and present the thousands of priceless works in its collection


WATCH: Disney Imagineering sends a holiday message
Seasons greetings! Walt Disney Imagineering shares a message of peace and hope for the coming year.


Remembering the Toys R Us flagship store in New York’s Times Square
What went right? What went wrong? What happened to that giant Ferris wheel - here’s what happened to the flagship Times Square store for Toys R Us


WATCH: Disneyland transforms Snow White’s Enchanted Wish
Heigh Ho! Disney gives viewers a sneak peek at new Snow White dark ride


WATCH: Get a live look at Super Nintendo World today
Be among the first to see new features inside Universal Studios’ Super Nintendo World


WATCH: Bringing Melbourne’s NGV Triennial 2020 to life
Get a sneak peek of the arts festival ahead of its 19 December launch in Melbourne


WATCH: Turtle-y awesome! Ride ‘The Shredder’ at Nickelodeon Universe
Get a first person look at The Shredder courtesy of ThemePark HD


WATCH: Actor Jordan Fisher and wife Ellie Woods’ magical Disney World wedding
And they lived happily ever after! Inside Jordan Fisher and Ellie Woods’ Disney World wedding


WATCH: Japan builds 25-tonne moving Gundam robot
Gundam Factory Yokohama makes its official debut later this month


Gröna Lund sets opening date for Monster - King of Roller Coasters
The attraction has been in development for three years


WATCH: Masterchef Brazil’s Henrique Fogaça invited to ride Beto Carrero World’s FireWhip coaster
Challenge accepted! Beto Carrero World welcomes Masterchef Brazil judge to ride the Fire Whip


Step into the world of Newt Scamander as Natural History Museum launches Fantastic Beasts exhibition


WATCH: Experience a Christmas event like no other with AREA15’s ‘Wanderland’
The Las Vegas attraction has combined sci-fi and Christmas for the bizarre event


WATCH: Mickey’s Magical Christmas Lights at Disneyland Paris
Joyeux Noël! Get in the holiday spirit with a performance of Mickey’s Magical Christmas Lights.


WATCH: Get the Roman look with California’s Getty Villa Museum
Make-Up artist Rebecca Butterworth shows you how to get that Ancient Rome shine


WATCH: Get a first look at the ride cars for Universal’s VelociCoaster
A new video offering a first glimpse at the ride vehicles for the new Jurassic World VelociCoaster has been released by Universal.


WATCH: Looking back at the legendary career of Joe Rohde


WATCH: Build your own toy theatre with The British Library
The theatres might be closed but the British Library is inviting families to make their own at home


Storytelling: Is It As Important To Theme Parks As It Is To Film?


WATCH: Every Florida rollercoaster in 60 seconds
Florida is the undisputed theme park capital but how many of its coasters have you conquered?


WATCH: Peek behind the curtain with a look inside Walt Disney’s California office
See Walt Disney’s office exactly as it was, “down to the last paperclip” and learn a little bit about the man behind The Walt Disney Company’s media and theme park empire.


WATCH: Inquisitive Monterey Bay Aquarium penguin takes in the visitor experience
Join Rey, a young African penguin, on her adventures, as she gets a private tour of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.


WATCH: Rome’s legendary colosseum transformed into largest ever Lego set
Lego has turned Rome’s historic colosseum into a 9,036-piece construction, which is now available to buy


WATCH: Go behind the scenes of Disney’s grand transformation of its Hong Kong Castle
Disney has released a peek behind the curtain for the redevelopment of its castle at Hong Kong Disneyland


Disney unveils Spider-Bot merchandise ahead of Avengers Campus launch
Fans in and out of Disney’s parks will be able to get their hands on a Spider-Bot from December 4


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So what’s it all about then? We’ve just launched a news and media service for the world of visitor attractions, and it’s all about you. Welcome to Planet Attractions.


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