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Museum hosts inaugural exhibition after opening inside Korea’s Demilitarised Zone
 

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You’ll need an armed military escort to get there but the reward will be great with a new museum dedicated to exploring themes of peace through art inside Korea’s DMZ

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Disney Wish to transport guests under the sea with Broadway-style stage show of The Little Mermaid


Disney’s upcoming cruise ship The Disney Wish will feature an original Broadway-style stage adaptation of Disney’s 1989 animated movie; The Little Mermaid.

Cruise
 

Oman unveils Yiti tourism mega-development project


The Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN) has unveiled plans for one of the country’s largest tourism developments, with the Yiti masterplan set to act as a hub for tourism in the sultanate.

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Planet Attractions to present at Vietnam Theme Park Virtual Expo & Conference 2021


Planet Attractions is making its presence felt at this year’s Vietnam Theme Park Virtual Expo and Conference, with Editor-in-Chief, Tom Anstey, set to host a panel exploring emerging trends in Vietnam’s attractions industry.

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Triotech wins two prestigious Brass Ring Awards at IAAPA 2021


Canadian media-based attractions specialist Triotech has scooped two prestigious Brass Ring Awards at this year’s IAAPA Attractions Expo.

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Visitor attractions need to be paying attention to the metaverse


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The story behind Integrated Storytelling by Design


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Should we interfere with heritage to improve the visitor experience?


Heritage
 

LED is here to challenge projection’s throne


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Art Fund fundraiser aims to raise £1m to invest in museum youth initiatives
 

Ferrari speeding in to Legoland California with an interactive build-and-race attraction




WATCH: The time to visit Abu Dhabi is now, says John Cena
 

Art Explora: The travelling museum set to operate onboard a €32m catamaran




WATCH: Experience Universal’s Velocicoaster ride at night

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Everything you need to know about IAAPA Expo Europe 2021


The largest international trade show and conference for the visitor attractions industry in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, IAAPA Expo Europe also represents the first return to the global stage for any IAAPA Expo since the start of the global pandemic.

Events


The making of Bolt: How Maurer Rides created Carnival’s game-changing rollercoaster at sea


Cruise operator Carnival took delivery of its latest addition to its fleet in December 2020, with the 180,000-ton Mardi Gras setting sail for the first time from Port Canaveral just over a month ago on July 31.

Cruise


Project Exo is just the start of Disney’s robotic ambitions


Always one to try and bring the magic to its parks, Disney is going above and beyond when it comes to robotics.

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Assassin’s Creed creator Ubisoft plans entertainment complex and theme park in France
 

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Universal Parks veteran Mark Woodbury to take over as CEO
 

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SeaWorld announces unprecedented list of new thrill rides and coasters, plus another Sesame Place, coming soon to US parks
 

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Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s amputee dolphin Winter dies aged 16


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Abramovich’s Garage Museum to revive pavilions in expansion plans
 
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Celebrating its 175th anniversary, the Smithsonian launches FUTURES festival and exhibition in historic building
 
IP and Brands IAAPA 2021: Simworx and Katapult launch midway media-based Ferrari attraction
 
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The new visitor attraction that just opened its doors 250km north of the Arctic Circle

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Multi-use K-pop attraction CJ LiveCity breaks ground in Seoul
 
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COVID-hit British Council cuts overseas culture funding in more than 20 countries
 
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Marvel actors assemble for Disney Wish cruise experience
 
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IAAPA 2021: VRsenal set to showcase multiplayer unattended VR Arcade platform

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More than 250,000 people volunteer for Royal Caribbean test cruise


The first large cruise ship departing from the US in more than 15 months will leave on June 20, though capacity could be an issue with more than 250,000 people signing up for the journey.

Cruise


From The Community: The high and lows of Spider-Man, the coaster sandwich and the Terror behind Terror Tower


Highlighting some incredible content, welcome to From The Community - a roundup of everything fans and influencers from within the attractions community have been up to all over the world.

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WATCH: Super Bowl winners Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski are going to Disney World!


Following the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-9 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs at Superbowl LV, the MVP and 7-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady and his trusted Tight End and former WWE 24/7 champion, Rob Gronkowski, have kept tradition alive by announcing their intention to go to Disney World following their victory.

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Theme park, visitor attraction, waterpark, museum and gallery, heritage and Zoos News and comment from around the planet | Planet Attractions
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Museum hosts inaugural exhibition after opening inside Korea’s Demilitarised Zone


You’ll need an armed military escort to get there but the reward will be great with a new museum dedicated to exploring themes of peace through art inside Korea’s DMZ

Museums and galleries


LIVE/ Planet Daily at IAAPA Expo

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





Disney Wish to transport guests under the sea with Broadway-style stage show of The Little Mermaid


Cruise


Oman unveils Yiti tourism mega-development project


The Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN) has unveiled plans for one of the country’s largest tourism developments, with the Yiti masterplan set to act as a hub for tourism in the sultanate.

Visitor attractions



Planet Attractions to present at Vietnam Theme Park Virtual Expo & Conference 2021


Planet Attractions is making its presence felt at this year’s Vietnam Theme Park Virtual Expo and Conference, with Editor-in-Chief, Tom Anstey, set to host a panel exploring emerging trends in Vietnam’s attractions industry.

Events

Triotech wins two prestigious Brass Ring Awards at IAAPA 2021


Canadian media-based attractions specialist Triotech has scooped two prestigious Brass Ring Awards at this year’s IAAPA Attractions Expo.

Suppliers

Art Fund fundraiser aims to raise £1m to invest in museum youth initiatives


UK arts charity Art Fund has pledged to raise £1 million (US$1.3m, €1.2m) to fund programmes that will attract more young people to museums and galleries, boosting engagement with the sector in the wake of the pandemic.

Museums and galleries


Industry insights


Visitor attractions need to be paying attention to the metaverse


Technology

The story behind Integrated Storytelling by Design


Visitor attractions

Should we interfere with heritage to improve the visitor experience?


Heritage

LED is here to challenge projection’s throne


Technology

Video


Ferrari speeding in to Legoland California with an interactive build-and-race attraction



WATCH: The time to visit Abu Dhabi is now, says John Cena





Art Explora: The travelling museum set to operate onboard a €32m catamaran



In Depth


Everything you need to know about IAAPA Expo Europe 2021


The largest international trade show and conference for the visitor attractions industry in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, IAAPA Expo Europe also represents the first return to the global stage for any IAAPA Expo since the start of the global pandemic.
Events



The making of Bolt: How Maurer Rides created Carnival’s game-changing rollercoaster at sea


Cruise operator Carnival took delivery of its latest addition to its fleet in December 2020, with the 180,000-ton Mardi Gras setting sail for the first time from Port Canaveral just over a month ago on July 31.

Cruise



Project Exo is just the start of Disney’s robotic ambitions


Always one to try and bring the magic to its parks, Disney is going above and beyond when it comes to robotics.

Theme park



Sector news


Visitor attractions

Assassin’s Creed creator Ubisoft plans entertainment complex and theme park in France




Theme parks

Universal Parks veteran Mark Woodbury to take over as CEO




Waterparks
SeaWorld announces unprecedented list of new thrill rides and coasters, plus another Sesame Place, coming soon to US parks



Animal Attractions


Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s amputee dolphin Winter dies aged 16




Museums and galleries

Abramovich’s Garage Museum to revive pavilions in expansion plans



STEM
Celebrating its 175th anniversary, the Smithsonian launches FUTURES festival and exhibition in historic building



IP and Brands IAAPA 2021: Simworx and Katapult launch midway media-based Ferrari attraction


Heritage
The new visitor attraction that just opened its doors 250km north of the Arctic Circle



Events

Multi-use K-pop attraction CJ LiveCity breaks ground in Seoul



Culture

COVID-hit British Council cuts overseas culture funding in more than 20 countries



Cruise

Marvel actors assemble for Disney Wish cruise experience



Technology

IAAPA 2021: VRsenal set to showcase multiplayer unattended VR Arcade platform



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