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Generation Hope: London’s Natural History Museum launches programme encouraging climate action
 

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The Natural History Museum’s Generation Hope: Act for the Planet programme will offer a series of free in-person and online events aimed at young people to help drive positive change for the planet

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Triotech to present new standing theatre attraction and announce major European theme park project at IAAPA Expo Europe


At this year’s IAAPA Expo Europe, Triotech will be using its show floor space to showcase a new stand-up flying theatre attraction.

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Building work begins on Shanghai’s new museum devoted to literature


The construction of a new museum that will celebrate the literary stars of Shanghai past got under way this week, alongside renovations to adjacent historical buildings that were once central to the city’s literary community.

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Ambassador Cruise Line’s Ambition chartered to house Ukranian refugees in Scotland


The Scottish government has announced plans to convert a second cruise ship into temporary accommodation, with the Ambassador Cruise Line’s Ambition to house an influx of Ukrainian refugees.

Cruise
 

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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


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


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Immersive design is the bridge between physical attractions and the metaverse


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The world’s first ‘Amazement Park’: Wake the Tiger’s Graham MacVoy on Bristol’s newest immersive attraction


A mind-blowing new attraction has just arrived in Bristol, UK, with the creative geniuses behind the popular British music festival Boomtown turning their attention to an all-new experience dubbed “the world’s first Amazement Park”.

Visitor attractions


Earnings reports: SeaWorld, Cedar Fair and Universal all soar in the face of Covid-19


The start of August signals the second quarter results for a number of major theme park operators, including SeaWorld, Cedar Fair, and Comcast - the parent company of Universal.

Theme park


Everything you need to know about Shark Week


The annual tooth-filled extravaganza is back for another year as July 24 to 31 represents Shark Week - the popular event from the Discovery Channel that takes a deep dive into everything shark.

Animal attractions

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Simworx to showcase new ride concepts at IAAPA Expo Europe
 

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Rollercoaster crash at Legoland Germany leaves 30 injured
 

Waterparks
FlowRider launches nature-inspired FlowSurf technology to create ‘never-ending’ waves
 

Animal Attractions


Big Cat Public Safety Act passes the US House of Representatives


Museums and galleries

Robotic plant powered by data from Natural History Museum will wilt or grow based on society’s choices over biodiversity
 
STEM
Building commences in Lhasa on world's highest planetarium
 
IP and Brands Merlin’s ‘next generation’ of Lego Discovery Centre coming to three US locations
 
Heritage
British Museum proposes ‘Parthenon partnership’ with Greece over Elgin Marbles

Events

RWS to showcase full capabilities at IAAPA Expo Europe following key multi-national acquisitions
 
Culture

Shakespeare North: £38m playhouse set to rival London’s Globe Theatre
 
Cruise

Carnival to cut fleetwide emissions by 500,000 metric tons with new sustainability initiative
 
Technology

MagicBand+ technology set for July 27 launch at Walt Disney World

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Where have all thrillseekers gone?


With Paultons Park in the UK about to launch a brand-new family-focused land this year following the successes of Peppa Pig World and Lost Kingdom, a whole new family-oriented park recently opening with Gulliver’s Resort in Rotheram and now with once thrill-focused Yorkshire park Lightwater Valley recently announcing that they too are turning their attention to the family market I have to ask – where have all the thrillseekers gone?

Theme park


London’s Whitechapel Gallery reaches milestone as historic institution celebrates 120th anniversary


The Whitechapel Gallery, a historic art gallery in London, UK, has celebrated a landmark 120 years today (March 12).

Culture


WATCH: Rome’s legendary colosseum transformed into largest ever Lego set


What was once the largest amphitheatre in the world has now become the largest Lego set ever, with the manufacturer having just put the record-breaking set on sale.

Heritage



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Generation Hope: London’s Natural History Museum launches programme encouraging climate action


The Natural History Museum’s Generation Hope: Act for the Planet programme will offer a series of free in-person and online events aimed at young people to help drive positive change for the planet

Museums and galleries


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





Triotech to present new standing theatre attraction and announce major European theme park project at IAAPA Expo Europe


Suppliers


Building work begins on Shanghai’s new museum devoted to literature


The construction of a new museum that will celebrate the literary stars of Shanghai past got under way this week, alongside renovations to adjacent historical buildings that were once central to the city’s literary community.

Museums and galleries



Ambassador Cruise Line’s Ambition chartered to house Ukranian refugees in Scotland


The Scottish government has announced plans to convert a second cruise ship into temporary accommodation, with the Ambassador Cruise Line’s Ambition to house an influx of Ukrainian refugees.

Cruise

Simworx to showcase new ride concepts at IAAPA Expo Europe


Dynamic media-based attractions specialist Simworx will have a functioning AGV Dark Ride unit on its booth (1728) at this year’s IAAPA Expo Europe, with visitors able to get a close up look at the technology on the trade show floor.

Suppliers

The world’s first ‘Amazement Park’: Wake the Tiger’s Graham MacVoy on Bristol’s newest immersive attraction


A mind-blowing new attraction has just arrived in Bristol, UK, with the creative geniuses behind the popular British music festival Boomtown turning their attention to an all-new experience dubbed “the world’s first Amazement Park”.

Visitor attractions

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: Go behind the scenes of Epcot’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind



World-first Nerf-themed land coming to Beto Carrero World in 2023





Welcome to the Space Lounge: Space tourism venture sees visitors climb 20 miles via balloon



In Depth


Earnings reports: SeaWorld, Cedar Fair and Universal all soar in the face of Covid-19


The start of August signals the second quarter results for a number of major theme park operators, including SeaWorld, Cedar Fair, and Comcast - the parent company of Universal.
Theme park



Everything you need to know about Shark Week


The annual tooth-filled extravaganza is back for another year as July 24 to 31 represents Shark Week - the popular event from the Discovery Channel that takes a deep dive into everything shark.

Animal attractions



‘We're the industry of fun and it's time to have fun again’: Peter van der Schans on IAAPA EMEA, industry challenges and what to expect at this year’s IAAPA Expo Europe


In April 2022, IAAPA named Peter van der Schans its new executive director and vice president for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region.

People



Sector news


Visitor attractions

RWS to showcase full capabilities at IAAPA Expo Europe following key multi-national acquisitions




Theme parks

Rollercoaster crash at Legoland Germany leaves 30 injured




Waterparks
FlowRider launches nature-inspired FlowSurf technology to create ‘never-ending’ waves



Animal Attractions


Big Cat Public Safety Act passes the US House of Representatives




Museums and galleries

Robotic plant powered by data from Natural History Museum will wilt or grow based on society’s choices over biodiversity



STEM
Building commences in Lhasa on world's highest planetarium



IP and Brands Merlin’s ‘next generation’ of Lego Discovery Centre coming to three US locations


Heritage
British Museum proposes ‘Parthenon partnership’ with Greece over Elgin Marbles



Events

Planet Attractions to host influencer panel at IAAPA Expo Europe



Culture

Shakespeare North: £38m playhouse set to rival London’s Globe Theatre



Cruise

Carnival to cut fleetwide emissions by 500,000 metric tons with new sustainability initiative



Technology

MagicBand+ technology set for July 27 launch at Walt Disney World



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