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‘A first of its kind experience’: SeaWorld’s Jonathan Smith on operator’s upcoming Pipeline surf coaster
 

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

The highly-anticipated Pipeline surf coaster is coming to SeaWorld Orlando this spring. SeaWorld’s vice president of rides and engineering, Jonathan Smith, spoke to Planet Attractions about the project

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Merlin seeks extension to keep iconic London Eye in British capital beyond 2028


Merlin Entertainments is seeking to make The London Eye a permanent fixture of the British capital’s skyline with the operator revealing plans to extend the iconic attraction’s lease beyond 2028.

Visitor attractions
 

Monopoly Lifesized opens in Saudi Arabia


Hasbro has partnered with The Path Entertainment Group and Al Hokair Group to bring Monopoly Lifesized to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Visitor attractions
 

Natural History Museum launches online masterclass series


London’s Natural History Museum (NHM) has launched its NHM Masterclass programme, a series of educational online courses that will take attendees inside the museum’s cutting-edge research.

Museums and galleries
 


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

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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

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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
 

WATCH: Meet Convious’s managing director for the UK & Ireland, Andy Povey




WATCH: Meet Mather & Co’s new managing director, Kim Kherlopian

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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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Company profile: accesso® Technology Group



Company profile: Simworx



Company profile: Mather & Co


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

Theme parks

Disney World welcomes black entrepreneurs for supply chain accelerator education programme
 

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

Animal Attractions


Convious named tech partner for West Midland Safari Park


Museums and galleries

Dolly Parton announces plans for Tennesse Dolly museum
 
STEM
Building commences in Lhasa on world's highest planetarium
 
IP and Brands PortAventura announces world-first Uncharted dark ride coaster
 
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

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

Princess Cruises unveils 360: An Extraordinary Experience
 
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Dronisos targets US market following exciting year

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Andy Povey to lead UK and Ireland operations for Convious following appointment


Industry veteran Andy Povey has joined experience economy software developer and app innovator Convious as the company’s new managing director for the UK and Ireland.

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Abandoned Berlin theme park to undergo €45m transformation


Germany’s long-abandoned Spreepark is undergoing a major redevelopment, with work underway to transform the former theme park into a cultural site offering art galleries and residential spaces for artists.

Culture


A new exhibition at the British Museum will tell the grisly story of Thomas Becket


An exhibition dedicated to the brutal murder of Thomas Becket - a catholic saint who was murdered in Britain in the 12th century - is set to open at the British Museum this spring.

Museums and galleries



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‘A first of its kind experience’: SeaWorld’s Jonathan Smith on operator’s upcoming Pipeline surf coaster


The highly-anticipated Pipeline surf coaster is coming to SeaWorld Orlando this spring. SeaWorld’s vice president of rides and engineering, Jonathan Smith, spoke to Planet Attractions about the project

Theme park


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



Merlin seeks extension to keep iconic London Eye in British capital beyond 2028


Visitor attractions


Monopoly Lifesized opens in Saudi Arabia


Hasbro has partnered with The Path Entertainment Group and Al Hokair Group to bring Monopoly Lifesized to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Visitor attractions



Natural History Museum launches online masterclass series


London’s Natural History Museum (NHM) has launched its NHM Masterclass programme, a series of educational online courses that will take attendees inside the museum’s cutting-edge research.

Museums and galleries

Convious named tech partner for West Midland Safari Park


Convious has signed a multi-year agreement with West Midland Safari Park (WMSP) that will see the software and app developer serve as a technology partner for the popular UK animal attraction.

Animal attractions

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


Culture and heritage sites across Wales are set to receive a slice of £4.5m (US$5.5m, €5.2m) over the next three years to support the government’s anti-racism action plan.

Heritage

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: accesso® Technology Group



Company profile: FlowRider, Inc.



Company profile: Vantage



Sector news


Visitor attractions

Disney World welcomes black entrepreneurs for supply chain accelerator education programme




Theme parks

PortAventura announces world-first Uncharted dark ride coaster




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

Dolly Parton announces plans for Tennesse Dolly museum



STEM
Building commences in Lhasa on world's highest planetarium



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


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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