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Icon Park’s Orlando FreeFall to be taken down following death
 

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The world’s tallest freestanding drop tower will be dismantled in Orlando following the death of a 14-year-old boy on the ride

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Meet IAAPA’s director of global communications Caitlin Dineen


This year’s IAAPA Expo Europe was a landmark show for the organisation. After two years of disruption, the London event was the first European IAAPA show post-Covid that took place with no restrictions related to the pandemic.

People
 

Natural History Museum partners with National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine to help save historic artworks


Researchers from the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and London’s Natural History Museum (NHM) have discovered what has been causing damage to several significant medieval frescoes in Ukraine.

Heritage
 

RWS to produce live entertainment at IAAPA Expo


RWS Entertainment Group (RWS) will produce all mainstage live entertainment at this year’s IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida.

Events
 

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


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Immersive design is the bridge between physical attractions and the metaverse


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WATCH: Paradise Wildlife Park recruits The Pool Guy to boost social media presence
 

WATCH: Meet Spree Interactive CEO and co-founder Jonathan Nowak Delgado




WATCH: Meet Katapult’s creative strategist Kelly Herrick
 

WATCH: Meet Vantage president Michael Jungen




WATCH: Meet Conductr CEO and co-founder Peter Cliff

In-depth
         


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


On the shoulders of giants: The Giant Company founder 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


Everything you need to know about IAAPA Expo Europe 2022


The largest international trade show and conference for the visitor attractions industry in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, IAAPA Expo Europe is back on the big stage as the event returns to London for the first time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic with no restrictions in place.

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Company Profiles
         


Company profile: Mather & Co



Company profile: Saudi Entertainment and Amusement Expo



Company profile: IAAPA EMEA

Sector news
         


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Louvre turns the lights out amid spiralling energy costs
 

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Disney legends set to come together to celebrate 40 years of Epcot
 

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

Animal Attractions


Attractions across the world pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II following her death


Museums and galleries

National Museum of Brazil completes first phase of restoration following catastrophic 2018 fire
 
STEM
Building commences in Lhasa on world's highest planetarium
 
IP and Brands Bean-tastic: JRA redevelops Bush’s Visitor Center Museum
 
Heritage
British Museum proposes ‘Parthenon partnership’ with Greece over Elgin Marbles

Events

Alton Towers, Flamingo Land and Drayton Manor pick up top accolades in UK Theme Park Awards 2022
 
Culture

Community-focused children’s museum central to Queens’ gallery expansion
 
Cruise

Passengers on new MSC cruise liner set for high-octane Robotron ride
 
Technology

Guests can now enjoy different experiences on the same ride at the same time thanks to new TiO innovation from Holovis

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Falcon's Creative debuts custom user interface for immersive themed entertainment experiences


A new to market technology is being promoted as a first-of-its-kind product for the themed entertainment industry.

Technology


The Met to host first block party in 150-year history


New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is about to do something the historic institution has never done since its foundation in 1870 - host its first-ever block party.

Museums and galleries


Is Donkey Kong making his way to Universal’s theme parks?


Reports from the gaming industry are suggesting that Nintendo is planning a big push for its Donkey Kong IP, with plans for a new game, animated series, and, most importantly, a new theme park world.

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Icon Park’s Orlando FreeFall to be taken down following death


The world’s tallest freestanding drop tower will be dismantled in Orlando following the death of a 14-year-old boy on the ride

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





Meet IAAPA’s director of global communications Caitlin Dineen


People


Natural History Museum partners with National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine to help save historic artworks


Researchers from the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and London’s Natural History Museum (NHM) have discovered what has been causing damage to several significant medieval frescoes in Ukraine.

Heritage



RWS to produce live entertainment at IAAPA Expo


RWS Entertainment Group (RWS) will produce all mainstage live entertainment at this year’s IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida.

Events

WATCH: Paradise Wildlife Park recruits The Pool Guy to boost social media presence


A zoo in the UK has turned to a rather unusual source for social media attention - a professional pool cleaner.

Animal attractions

Louvre turns the lights out amid spiralling energy costs


Paris’ iconic Louvre has joined the Eiffel Tower and Musée d’Orsay in turning its lights out early in a bid to tackle skyrocketing energy costs as part of a government scheme.

Museums and galleries

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: Meet Spree Interactive CEO and co-founder Jonathan Nowak Delgado



WATCH: Meet Katapult’s creative strategist Kelly Herrick





WATCH: Meet Vantage president Michael Jungen



In Depth


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



On the shoulders of giants: The Giant Company founder 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



Everything you need to know about IAAPA Expo Europe 2022


The largest international trade show and conference for the visitor attractions industry in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, IAAPA Expo Europe is back on the big stage as the event returns to London for the first time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic with no restrictions in place.

Events



Company profiles


Company profile: Simworx



Company profile: FlowRider, Inc.



Company profile: WhiteWater



Sector news


Visitor attractions

Disney legends set to come together to celebrate 40 years of Epcot




Theme parks

Hurricane Ian set to hit Florida as theme parks prepare for ‘storm of the century’




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



Animal Attractions


Attractions across the world pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II following her death




Museums and galleries

National Museum of Brazil completes first phase of restoration following catastrophic 2018 fire



STEM
Building commences in Lhasa on world's highest planetarium



IP and Brands Bean-tastic: JRA redevelops Bush’s Visitor Center Museum


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



Events

Alton Towers, Flamingo Land and Drayton Manor pick up top accolades in UK Theme Park Awards 2022



Culture

Community-focused children’s museum central to Queens’ gallery expansion



Cruise

Passengers on new MSC cruise liner set for high-octane Robotron ride



Technology

Guests can now enjoy different experiences on the same ride at the same time thanks to new TiO innovation from Holovis



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