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Legoland construction starts up again as Covid lockdown starts to ease
 

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Land, sea and everywhere in between: WhiteWater’s global openings for 2022


With the summer season rapidly approaching and 2022 promising to be a celebration of comebacks, we’ve taken a look at one of the world’s leading waterpark suppliers in WhiteWater to see what projects are set to launch globally in the coming months.

Waterparks
 

Google uses augmented reality to bring fine art to life for International Museum Day


Google Arts & Culture celebrated this month’s International Museum Day by taking some classic works of art and bringing them to life using augmented reality (AR) technology.

Museums and galleries
 

National Football Museum and Royal Botanic Gardens get share of £553m in carbon reduction scheme


The National Football Museum in Manchester and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in London, are among a number of public sector entities to receive a share of £553m (US$695.4m, €648.9m) for low carbon heating and energy efficiency initiatives.

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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


Technology
 

New horizons for immersive experiences in leisure facilities


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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




Record-breaking Fønix debuts at Fårup Sommerland
 

WATCH: Swedish actor Felix Herngren voices alien in new Gröna Lund advertising campaign




WATCH: Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind arrives at Epcot next month

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The generation game: How modern POS is transforming attractions operations


When it comes to making an attraction run smoothly, an effective Point of Sale (POS) system is key.

Suppliers


Ryan Stana and Robin Breese-Davies on what’s next for RWS and ted


Following its acquisition of JRA in November last year, RWS Entertainment Group announced its latest acquisition in April - another major player in the industry in the form of The Experience Department.

Suppliers


No such thing? Exploring The Gruffalo Discovery Land at Twycross Zoo


Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire, UK, has welcomed a new attraction with the opening of The Gruffalo Discovery Land.

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Saudi Arabia starts work on Riyadh’s Royal Arts Complex
 

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Simworx takes riders on an adventure through the clouds with new dark ride attraction at Vietnam’s Sun World theme park
 

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Croatia’s largest waterpark acquired by Looping Group
 

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No such thing? Exploring The Gruffalo Discovery Land at Twycross Zoo


Museums and galleries

Andy Warhol Museum announces plan to launch US$60m ‘Pop District’ in Pittsburgh
 
STEM
Delaware Museum of Nature and Science to reopen as a ‘Tik-Tok-friendly’ attraction following multi-million-dollar renovation
 
IP and Brands Netflix partners with Fever to launch live-action Stranger Things experience in London
 
Heritage
London’s Natural History Museum announces plan to open major new research centre with the University of Reading

Events

Planet Attractions partners with IAAPA Expo Europe on media and content creation for 2022 event
 
Culture

Gods of the Game: Football opera coming to UK in time for 2022 World Cup
 
Cruise

Halloween on the High Seas to return to Disney Cruise Line with all-new themed programming
 
Technology

Gaming with your hands: Ultraleap introduces new hand-tracking technology for VR headsets

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Launch of Europa Park’s underwater VR experience imminent pending relaxation of COVID restrictions


Europa-Park is ready to launch its latest visitor experience - an underwater virtual reality adventure taking place inside an actual pool.

Waterparks


Mamma Mia! Here they go again! Stufish design pop-up arena to host ABBA’s virtual comeback tour


Swedish pop group ABBA have a new London home, with the ABBA Arena in Stratford set to host the outfit’s virtual reunion more than 40 years since their last performance.

Culture


Disney offers sneak peek at Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser attraction ahead of 2022 opening with new official poster


Disney has unveiled its official poster for Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser ahead of its opening at the Disneyworld resort in Orlando, Florida, in 2022.

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Legoland construction starts up again as Covid lockdown starts to ease


Site workers will be kept inside a ‘closed-loop’ system following strict prevention and control measures

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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





Land, sea and everywhere in between: WhiteWater’s global openings for 2022


Waterparks


Google uses augmented reality to bring fine art to life for International Museum Day


Google Arts & Culture celebrated this month’s International Museum Day by taking some classic works of art and bringing them to life using augmented reality (AR) technology.

Museums and galleries



National Football Museum and Royal Botanic Gardens get share of £553m in carbon reduction scheme


The National Football Museum in Manchester and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in London, are among a number of public sector entities to receive a share of £553m (US$695.4m, €648.9m) for low carbon heating and energy efficiency initiatives.

Museums and galleries

Saudi Arabia starts work on Riyadh’s Royal Arts Complex


The King Salman Park Foundation has started construction on its upcoming Royal Arts Complex - a project spanning more than 500,000sq m (5.4 million sq ft) and featuring immersive experiences designed to cater to culture and art in all of its forms.

Culture

Andy Warhol Museum announces plan to launch US$60m ‘Pop District’ in Pittsburgh


The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US, has announced that it will spearhead a major new cultural and economic development project that will see a six-block section of the neighbourhood surrounding the museum transformed into a hub for cultural programming and creative workforce development.

Culture

Industry insights


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

New horizons for immersive experiences in leisure facilities


Technology

Video


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





Record-breaking Fønix debuts at Fårup Sommerland



In Depth


The generation game: How modern POS is transforming attractions operations


When it comes to making an attraction run smoothly, an effective Point of Sale (POS) system is key.
Suppliers



Ryan Stana and Robin Breese-Davies on what’s next for RWS and ted


Following its acquisition of JRA in November last year, RWS Entertainment Group announced its latest acquisition in April - another major player in the industry in the form of The Experience Department.

Suppliers



No such thing? Exploring The Gruffalo Discovery Land at Twycross Zoo


Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire, UK, has welcomed a new attraction with the opening of The Gruffalo Discovery Land.

Animal attractions



Sector news


Visitor attractions

Netflix partners with Fever to launch live-action Stranger Things experience in London




Theme parks

Simworx takes riders on an adventure through the clouds with new dark ride attraction at Vietnam’s Sun World theme park




Waterparks
Croatia’s largest waterpark acquired by Looping Group



Animal Attractions


No such thing? Exploring The Gruffalo Discovery Land at Twycross Zoo




Museums and galleries

London’s Natural History Museum announces plan to open major new research centre with the University of Reading



STEM
Delaware Museum of Nature and Science to reopen as a ‘Tik-Tok-friendly’ attraction following multi-million-dollar renovation



IP and Brands Halloween on the High Seas to return to Disney Cruise Line with all-new themed programming


Heritage
Unesco’s World Heritage meeting in Russia indefinitely postponed



Events

Planet Attractions partners with IAAPA Expo Europe on media and content creation for 2022 event



Culture

Gods of the Game: Football opera coming to UK in time for 2022 World Cup



Cruise

Josh Weinstein to take the reins from Arnold Donald after being named new Carnival president and CEO



Technology

Gaming with your hands: Ultraleap introduces new hand-tracking technology for VR headsets



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