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Anti-racist action in culture, heritage and sport gets £4.5m boost from Welsh government
 

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Culture, heritage and sport sites are set to receive £4.5m over the next three years to support actions in the Welsh Government’s Anti-Racist Wales Action Plan

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Dolly Parton announces plans for Tennesse Dolly museum


Country music legend Dolly Parton has announced plans to open a self-dedicated museum in Nashville, Tennessee.

Culture
 

Disney World welcomes black entrepreneurs for supply chain accelerator education programme


The Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE) - an organisation created to support and inspire black entrepreneurs in business - has partnered with Disney to offer some of its members a peek behind the curtain at the world’s largest entertainment operator.

People
 

nWave unveils new attractions title ‘Meg and the Lost Scepter’


Animation studio nWave has revealed its latest title: Meg and the Lost Scepter.

Suppliers
 


IAAPA Expo 2022: 36,000 gather for industry extravaganza
More than 36,000 people travelled to Orlando in November for the annual spectacular known as IAAPA Expo. Planet Attractions was in attendance
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Some handy tips to get waterpark operators through the busiest time of year


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Two sustainability mantras from the House of Gucci movie


Visitor attractions
 

Theme parks must streamline their internal comms to ensure a smooth and successful re-opening in the summer


Theme park
 

Immersive design is the bridge between physical attractions and the metaverse


Technology

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Red Raion to preview new title at IAAPA Expo




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Industry experts name iconic attractions ahead of special IAAPA webcast


An iconic attraction usually leaves the guest thinking “wow” and when it comes to iconic attractions, you probably have one or two that you’re particularly fond of.

Events


Into Overdrive: Inside the innovative new dark ride from Simworx


Leading dynamic media-based attractions specialist Simworx has teamed up with themed entertainment designer Katapult to develop a new high-octane ride concept.

Suppliers


Paddy Dunning announces worldwide locations for ‘The Giant’


The Giant - a mammoth moving attraction and exhibition - is coming to a city near you following the announcement of a number of sites worldwide by the operator’s CEO and founder, Paddy Dunning.

Visitor attractions

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PortAventura announces world-first Uncharted dark ride coaster
 

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Michael Eisner and Florentino Perez had plans to turn world famous Real Madrid football club into €2.5bn theme park
 

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ProSlide set to shatter projects record for 2023 with major announcement coming at IAAPA Expo
 

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Clearwater Marine Aquarium set to debut new Manatee Springs exhibition


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92 museum directors sign open letter condemning climate action against ‘irreplaceable’ artworks
 
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Mather develops visitor experience for hydroelectric scheme on Scotland’s River Ness


A new hydro scheme on the River Ness at Inverness has been officially opened with designers Mather & Co responsible for interpreting the site so that it would offer educational information about the project, climate change and more.

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Stand-alone Peppa Pig theme park coming to Legoland Florida in 2022


Merlin has announced plans to open the world’s first stand-alone Peppa Pig theme park, with the attraction coming to the Legoland Florida Resort in 2022.

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Anti-racist action in culture, heritage and sport gets £4.5m boost from Welsh government


Culture, heritage and sport sites are set to receive £4.5m over the next three years to support actions in the Welsh Government’s Anti-Racist Wales Action Plan

Heritage


LIVE/ Planet Daily

Keeping you up to date with the latest breaking news and events from around the world, welcome to the Planet Attractions daily news feed




IAAPA Expo 2022: 36,000 gather for industry extravaganza
More than 36,000 people travelled to Orlando in November for the annual spectacular known as IAAPA Expo. Planet Attractions was in attendance
Events



Dolly Parton announces plans for Tennesse Dolly museum


Culture


Disney World welcomes black entrepreneurs for supply chain accelerator education programme


The Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE) - an organisation created to support and inspire black entrepreneurs in business - has partnered with Disney to offer some of its members a peek behind the curtain at the world’s largest entertainment operator.

People



nWave unveils new attractions title ‘Meg and the Lost Scepter’


Animation studio nWave has revealed its latest title: Meg and the Lost Scepter.

Suppliers

PortAventura announces world-first Uncharted dark ride coaster


Popular Spanish theme park resort PortAventura has teamed up with Sony Pictures for the development of a world-first dark ride rollercoaster dedicated to the Uncharted franchise.

Theme park

Guinness World Records partners with Mirage Entertainment Design for new live stunt show


Guinness World Records (GWR) has announced a partnership with Mirage Entertainment Design that will see the launch of a new live stunt show created for land and water-based attractions all over the world.

IP and Brands

Industry insights


Some handy tips to get waterpark operators through the busiest time of year


Waterparks

Two sustainability mantras from the House of Gucci movie


Visitor attractions

Theme parks must streamline their internal comms to ensure a smooth and successful re-opening in the summer


Theme park

Immersive design is the bridge between physical attractions and the metaverse


Technology

Video


WATCH: Cristiano Ronaldo unveils Madame Tussauds Waxwork with Times Square takeover



Red Raion to preview new title at IAAPA Expo





WATCH: Exploring IAAPA Expo Europe with ParkSpill, Jack Silkstone and Kieran Adams



In Depth


Industry experts name iconic attractions ahead of special IAAPA webcast


An iconic attraction usually leaves the guest thinking “wow” and when it comes to iconic attractions, you probably have one or two that you’re particularly fond of.
Events



Into Overdrive: Inside the innovative new dark ride from Simworx


Leading dynamic media-based attractions specialist Simworx has teamed up with themed entertainment designer Katapult to develop a new high-octane ride concept.

Suppliers



Paddy Dunning announces worldwide locations for ‘The Giant’


The Giant - a mammoth moving attraction and exhibition - is coming to a city near you following the announcement of a number of sites worldwide by the operator’s CEO and founder, Paddy Dunning.

Visitor attractions



Company profiles


Company profile: Triotech



Company profile: accesso® Technology Group



Company profile: Saudi Entertainment and Amusement Expo



Sector news


Visitor attractions

Saudi Arabia’s PIF to invest US$13.3bn in development of 21 integrated entertainment destinations across the kingdom




Theme parks

Michael Eisner and Florentino Perez had plans to turn world famous Real Madrid football club into €2.5bn theme park




Waterparks
ProSlide set to shatter projects record for 2023 with major announcement coming at IAAPA Expo



Animal Attractions


Clearwater Marine Aquarium set to debut new Manatee Springs exhibition




Museums and galleries

92 museum directors sign open letter condemning climate action against ‘irreplaceable’ artworks



STEM
Building commences in Lhasa on world's highest planetarium



IP and Brands Epic Resorts Destinations unveils attractions for world’s first Mattel theme park


Heritage
Helena Bonham Carter named first female president of The London Library



Events

ProSlide set to shatter projects record for 2023 with major announcement coming at IAAPA Expo



Culture

Cultural sites damaged in Ukrainian capital in latest wave of Russian attacks against country



Cruise

Princess Cruises unveils 360: An Extraordinary Experience



Technology

Dronisos targets US market following exciting year



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