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We asked some of the industry’s top names from Disney and Universal where it all started for them - with their first-ever ride experience


The company won prizes for best new product and best exhibit at this year’s IAAPA Brass Ring Awards


The charity launches Energise Young Minds to help alleviate “perfect storm” of disruptions affecting young people and the cultural sector


The three-part zone, opening next spring, allows guests to get creative as they design and build their own Lego cars and take part in a virtual race


For a limited time starting November 21, visitors to Downtown Disney will be able to experience Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge in virtual reality


According to John Cena, the time to visit Ferrari World, the Louvre and the rest of Abu Dhabi is now


Set up by tech entrepreneur Frédéric Jousset, Art Explora will go on a tour of the Mediterranean in 2023 with a €32m catamaran the choice of transport for the floating attraction


Universal has released first person footage of what it’s like to ride its brand new Velocicoaster at night


This year’s event will offer a host of horror-themed attractions, including new scare zones and horror mazes


With the US still not setting a firm date in November to open up to international visitors, IAAPA is working with the government to help its members attend the biggest attractions show of the year


Netflix will create a “unique universe” themed around Dahl’s beloved children’s stories


Starting in October De Grote Efteling Koekoekshow will tour both the Netherlands and Belgium


The Met is offering visitors a chance to connect with artists and community partners from across New York City during a daylong celebration held inside and outside of the historic institution


Park Beyond’s ‘impossification’ system promises to let your imagination run wild with a new theme park simulator unlike any we’ve ever seen on modern systems


Disney has introduced a new digital service offering personalised itineraries for visitors wanting to get the most out of their day at one of the operator’s parks


The experience was developed to meet growing demands for high-end turnkey solutions and reliable technology


The animated short encourages museums and other heritage sites to safeguard their collections from pests


Disney has released a new docuseries exploring how it managed to bring some of its most popular attractions to life


Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein has opened its doors to the public a stone's throw away from where the famous author first dreamt up the legendary monster


The Natural History Museum’s iconic diplodocus ‘Dippy’ is about to complete a tour of the UK after arriving at his final destination - Norwich Cathedral


Disney’s Jungle Cruise has undergone a full reimagining, with the ride experience completely modernised to ‘better reflect and value diversity’


Disney is promising a first-ever Marvel-cinematic dining adventure with the debut of Avengers: Quantum Encounter on board the Disney Wish


Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House is set to make its theme park debut at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando


Continuing its 50-year anniversary celebrations, Disney is offering 50 people in the US a trip to Disney World in recognition of their acts of kindness, compassion and creativity


In collaboration with teachers, Disney is introducing students to ‘imagination-powered learning’ with the launch of the Disney Imagination Campus education scheme


Howl-O-Scream will feature several Halloween-themed attractions for horror fans and thrill-seeking guests


Targeting students in Chicago’s underserved neighbourhoods, photojournalist Tonika Johnson and architect Taylor State have discussed creativity and collaboration as part of MSI’s Black Creativity programme


Disney has brought Marvel to life like never before with the launch of Avengers Campus at Disneyland California Adventure


The Gruffalo Spotter 2 app combines augmented reality with animated versions of Julia Donaldson’s beloved characters


The former WWE and AEW World Champion Chris Jericho and his band Fozzy have released a new music video shot on board Holiday World’s record-holding wooden coaster ‘The Voyage’


Time to get hyped! Grona Lund has released an amazing new ad ahead of Monster - King of Roller Coasters’ debut next month


Celebrating 100 years of Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park, the under-construction Phoenix coaster represents the largest investment in the attraction’s history


Fit for a Disney prince or princess, the penthouse suite aboard the upcoming Disney Wish cruise liner is promising to be one of the operator’s most spectacular accommodation offerings ever


Tokyo Disney has limited capacity and reduced the opening times in an effort to curb a rise of COVID-19 cases in the region


Visitors will get their first roll of the dice in August, when ‘Monopoly LIfesized’ makes its official London debut


Travel to the year 3000 and back with a brand-new Doctor Who-themed immersive theatre experience coming to London in May


Guests at Silverwood will be invited to jump into the cockpit of a Pitts Special biplane as a new RMC single-rail coaster makes its debut at the end of May


Take a look at what Avengers Campus cast members will be wearing ahead of its public launch on June 4


Baha Bay will be one of the Carribean’s top tourist attractions when it opens to guests later this year in July


Have you ever wanted to rob a bank with the kids? Well now you can with Gangsta Granny: The Ride at Alton Towers in the UK, which has been given the green light by David Walliams himself


"We're powering the magic by harnessing the power of the sun"


Coming to the hotly-anticipated Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser hotel experience, Disney has unveiled what looks like the most realistic lightsaber ever created


Would you cross the 516 Arouca? The recently-opened attraction in Portugal is the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world


Disney Wish will set sail for the first time in June 2022


The Smithsonian Institute has announced the launch of a new initiative aiming to provide US citizens with information about COVID-19 vaccines


Knott's Bear-y Tales: Return To The Fair will not only celebrate 100 years of Knott’s Berry Farm but also the reopening of the park following a year-long closure


Characters like Grogu and Rocket Racoon could soon come to life in Disney’s parks following the unveiling of a walking, talking and even dancing version of the Guardians of the Galaxy favourite Groot by Disney Imagineering


Aerosmith has been the star of Disney’s Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster since it opened


Ningbo and Ganzhou to open second gates in the next stage of the Beautiful China Trilogy resorts


In 1967, Economic Research Associates were hired to find out what impact the upcoming Disney World Resort would have on the state. The outcome, it turned out, would surprise even Disney


Royal Caribbean’s Richard Fain has hailed positive discussions with the CDC, bringing the US cruise industry a step closer to a return to operations


Imagineering veteran Designer's Creative Studio founder Theron Skees shares the secrets for everything you need to be successful in themed entertainment


YouTuber CoasterWriter has built a gargantuan rollercoaster entirely out of K’nex, with the mega ride filling his entire back garden


Merlin has offered a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the giant Lego Sky Lion for its upcoming Mythica attraction at Legoland Windsor


Life in Stages is a brand-new conversation series from the National Theatre profiling some of the biggest names in British theatre


The Royal Albert Hall has released a short film, narrated by Mick Jagger, to celebrate the anniversary


Egypt has celebrated the long-awaited opening of its National Museum of Egyptian Civilization with a procession of 22 ancient Egyptian royal mummies through Cairo


The ride will take guests on a madcap adventure with characters from the Flåklypa Universe


The Flying Kiss has firmly planted itself as one of China’s strangest attractions since its official launch in 2020


Mexico’s famous luchadores are taking a stand against COVID-19, touring Latin America’s largest wholesale food market to promote mask wearing


The actor shared his story to raise awareness for the fund, which supports theatre workers in financial crisis


Zoo Guardians is available now on Android and iOS


Disney has created a giant sand sculpture to celebrate the recent release of Raya and the Last Dragon


Epcot’s Harmonious will be the largest nighttime illumination that Disney has ever produced


David Walliams’ children’s book is being brought to life at Alton Towers, which has offered a first look at the ride opening April 12


‘Songs of England’ explores traditional folk music associated with different heritage sites throughout England


Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes is designed for diehard and casual fans alike


The rail-suspended dark ride opened at Disneyland, California, in 1955 and is believed to have been one of Walt Disney’s favourite attractions


Joe Rohde has swapped the most magical place on earth for the most magical place off of it, with the Disney legend joining Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic


As Disney celebrates Black History Month, Carmen Smith explains how the company is making efforts to ensure its attractions and experiences are relevant to guests


Build your own soap bottle droid with Imagine from Home


Omega Mart is officially open and with it comes Meow Wolf's 'man made high' Projected Desert


What does it take to make it to the elite level of circus performer? Cirque du Soleil veteran Elena Lev reveals all...


Lesley the manatee has finally returned home


Scream if you wanna go faster! Welcome to the theme park experience built inside content creator Parkspill’s house


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have won the Super Bowl, with Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski punching their ticket to the happiest place on earth


Get a new perspective on Island of Adventure’s popular story coaster with this 360 degree look at the ride experience


After six straight correct predictions, is Nicholas the dolphin the greatest sport pundit in history?


New video from Meow Wolf shows the country music legend in a way you’ve almost certainly never seen before


Kept indoors by the global pandemic and missing Disney’s parks, this fan recreated the iconic fireworks show at home using a projector and a 3D printer


Go behind the scenes with two of the men responsible for the creation of Disney’s jaw-dropping Star Wars attractions


WhiteWater showcases Jungala Aqua Experience - a luxury waterpark designed to blend in with its surroundings


She usually serves clients such as Russell Brand, Demi Lovato and 50 Cent but now Maeve Reilly is turning her attentions to Mickey and Minnie for a new line of Disney merchandise


Spider-Man himself reveals all about his new dark ride attraction coming to Disneyland later this year


Despite an extremely challenging year, Disney has continued to give back to charities across the world


Did you know that Efteling and Legoland had their own videogames? Which was your favourite? This is a brief history of theme park management games.


Imagineering veteran and founder of the Designer's Creative Studio, Theron Skees, reveals how to take a brand concept and transform it into a physical environment


Viewist delves into the history of Six Flags’ Monster Mansion


Step into Claudia Bueno’s aquarium-style installation at Meow Wolf Las Vegas and experience the slow, oscillating movements of natural life


If Skynet does enslave us, we sincerely hope it’s through the art of dance...


Expedition Theme Park has delved into the rocky past of the iconic EuroStar


Take a look at the Australian Museum’s A$57.5m redevelopment


Wish fulfilled! Disney has offered a first look at the newest ship in its fleet - ‘Disney Wish’


The British institution highlights the challenges COVID-19 has presented to maintain and present the thousands of priceless works in its collection


Seasons greetings! Walt Disney Imagineering shares a message of peace and hope for the coming year.


What went right? What went wrong? What happened to that giant Ferris wheel - here’s what happened to the flagship Times Square store for Toys R Us


Heigh Ho! Disney gives viewers a sneak peek at new Snow White dark ride


Be among the first to see new features inside Universal Studios’ Super Nintendo World


Get a sneak peek of the arts festival ahead of its 19 December launch in Melbourne


Get a first person look at The Shredder courtesy of ThemePark HD


And they lived happily ever after! Inside Jordan Fisher and Ellie Woods’ Disney World wedding


Gundam Factory Yokohama makes its official debut later this month


The attraction has been in development for three years


Challenge accepted! Beto Carrero World welcomes Masterchef Brazil judge to ride the Fire Whip



The Las Vegas attraction has combined sci-fi and Christmas for the bizarre event


Joyeux Noël! Get in the holiday spirit with a performance of Mickey’s Magical Christmas Lights.


Make-Up artist Rebecca Butterworth shows you how to get that Ancient Roman glow


A new video offering a first glimpse at the ride vehicles for the new Jurassic World VelociCoaster has been released by Universal.





The theatres might be closed but the British Library is inviting families to make their own at home





Florida is the undisputed theme park capital but how many of its coasters have you conquered?


See Walt Disney’s office exactly as it was, “down to the last paperclip” and learn a little bit about the man behind The Walt Disney Company’s media and theme park empire.


Join Rey, a young African penguin, on her adventures, as she gets a private tour of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.


Lego has turned Rome’s historic colosseum into a 9,036-piece construction, which is now available to buy


Disney has released a peek behind the curtain for the redevelopment of its castle at Hong Kong Disneyland


Fans in and out of Disney’s parks will be able to get their hands on a Spider-Bot from December 4


So what’s it all about then? We’ve just launched a news and media service for the world of visitor attractions, and it’s all about you. Welcome to Planet Attractions.



€50m Tourism Business Continuity Programme to help sustain Ireland's tourism businesses in 2022





Leadership shakeup at Universal as corporate landscape changes with multiple appointments




T-ReXmas: Natural History museum fits dino with special Christmas jumper




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Industry legends share their first ride experiences
We asked some of the industry’s top names from Disney and Universal where it all started for them - with their first-ever ride experience


Triotech wins two prestigious Brass Ring Awards at IAAPA 2021
The company won prizes for best new product and best exhibit at this year’s IAAPA Brass Ring Awards


Art Fund fundraiser aims to raise £1m to invest in museum youth initiatives
The charity launches Energise Young Minds to help alleviate “perfect storm” of disruptions affecting young people and the cultural sector


Ferrari speeding in to Legoland California with an interactive build-and-race attraction
The three-part zone, opening next spring, allows guests to get creative as they design and build their own Lego cars and take part in a virtual race


Meta and Lucasfilm team up for immersive Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge preview experience at Disneyland
For a limited time starting November 21, visitors to Downtown Disney will be able to experience Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge in virtual reality


WATCH: The time to visit Abu Dhabi is now, says John Cena
According to John Cena, the time to visit Ferrari World, the Louvre and the rest of Abu Dhabi is now


Art Explora: The travelling museum set to operate onboard a €32m catamaran
Set up by tech entrepreneur Frédéric Jousset, Art Explora will go on a tour of the Mediterranean in 2023 with a €32m catamaran the choice of transport for the floating attraction


WATCH: Experience Universal’s Velocicoaster ride at night
Universal has released first person footage of what it’s like to ride its brand new Velocicoaster at night


Thorpe Park celebrates 20 years of fear with the return of Fright Nights
This year’s event will offer a host of horror-themed attractions, including new scare zones and horror mazes


IAAPA supports overseas visitors wanting to attend November Expo in Orlando
With the US still not setting a firm date in November to open up to international visitors, IAAPA is working with the government to help its members attend the biggest attractions show of the year


Netflix plans immersive Roald Dahl experiences following golden ticket acquisition
Netflix will create a “unique universe” themed around Dahl’s beloved children’s stories


Efteling set to debut touring theatre experience in October
Starting in October De Grote Efteling Koekoekshow will tour both the Netherlands and Belgium


The Met to host first block party in 150-year history
The Met is offering visitors a chance to connect with artists and community partners from across New York City during a daylong celebration held inside and outside of the historic institution


New theme park sim from Tropico developer turns genre on its head
Park Beyond’s ‘impossification’ system promises to let your imagination run wild with a new theme park simulator unlike any we’ve ever seen on modern systems


Disney’s new Genie service waves goodbye to traditional fastpasses and replaces them with an all-in-one park planning tool
Disney has introduced a new digital service offering personalised itineraries for visitors wanting to get the most out of their day at one of the operator’s parks


Kraftwerk Living Technologies introduces Night at the Manor 4D theatre experience
The experience was developed to meet growing demands for high-end turnkey solutions and reliable technology


South West Museum Development partners with Kilogramme Animation Studio to launch animated short to protect museum collections from pests
The animated short encourages museums and other heritage sites to safeguard their collections from pests


Behind the Attraction: New Disney+ series takes a look at some of Disney’s most iconic attractions
Disney has released a new docuseries exploring how it managed to bring some of its most popular attractions to life


Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein opens in Bath
Mary Shelley’s House of Frankenstein has opened its doors to the public a stone's throw away from where the famous author first dreamt up the legendary monster


Natural History Museum’s ‘Dippy’ concludes UK tour at Norwich Cathedral
The Natural History Museum’s iconic diplodocus ‘Dippy’ is about to complete a tour of the UK after arriving at his final destination - Norwich Cathedral


WATCH: Reimagined Jungle Cruise reopens at Disneyland
Disney’s Jungle Cruise has undergone a full reimagining, with the ride experience completely modernised to ‘better reflect and value diversity’


Immersive Ant-Man dining experience coming to Disney Cruise Line
Disney is promising a first-ever Marvel-cinematic dining adventure with the debut of Avengers: Quantum Encounter on board the Disney Wish


The Haunting of Hill House makes its way to Universal with brand new maze for Halloween Horror Nights
Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House is set to make its theme park debut at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando


Disney seeks inspiring people as operator launches Magic Makers competition
Continuing its 50-year anniversary celebrations, Disney is offering 50 people in the US a trip to Disney World in recognition of their acts of kindness, compassion and creativity


Imagination-powered learning: Disney set to launch education programme at US parks
In collaboration with teachers, Disney is introducing students to ‘imagination-powered learning’ with the launch of the Disney Imagination Campus education scheme


Immersive scare experience coming to SeaWorld Orlando for Halloween season
Howl-O-Scream will feature several Halloween-themed attractions for horror fans and thrill-seeking guests


WATCH: Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry celebrates black creativity with Taylor Staten and Tonika Johnson
Targeting students in Chicago’s underserved neighbourhoods, photojournalist Tonika Johnson and architect Taylor State have discussed creativity and collaboration as part of MSI’s Black Creativity programme


Avengers, and Bob Chapek, assemble at Disneyland for epic grand opening ceremony of Avengers Campus
Disney has brought Marvel to life like never before with the launch of Avengers Campus at Disneyland California Adventure


New AR app brings The Gruffalo to England’s forests
The Gruffalo Spotter 2 app combines augmented reality with animated versions of Julia Donaldson’s beloved characters


Chris Jericho rides Holiday World’s ‘The Voyage’ for new Fozzy music video
The former WWE and AEW World Champion Chris Jericho and his band Fozzy have released a new music video shot on board Holiday World’s record-holding wooden coaster ‘The Voyage’


Grona Lund releases epic teaser ad for Monster - King of the Roller Coasters
Time to get hyped! Grona Lund has released an amazing new ad ahead of Monster - King of Roller Coasters’ debut next month


Phoenix rises at Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park as first new coaster in 20 years closes in on completion
Celebrating 100 years of Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park, the under-construction Phoenix coaster represents the largest investment in the attraction’s history


Luxury at sea: Disney unveils palatial penthouse suite coming to Disney Wish cruise liner
Fit for a Disney prince or princess, the penthouse suite aboard the upcoming Disney Wish cruise liner is promising to be one of the operator’s most spectacular accommodation offerings ever


Rise in COVID cases prompts new restrictions for Tokyo Disney
Tokyo Disney has limited capacity and reduced the opening times in an effort to curb a rise of COVID-19 cases in the region


Hasbro and Gamepath are bringing an immersive Monopoly experience to London later this year
Visitors will get their first roll of the dice in August, when ‘Monopoly LIfesized’ makes its official London debut


Immersive theatrical Doctor Who adventure coming to London later this month
Travel to the year 3000 and back with a brand-new Doctor Who-themed immersive theatre experience coming to London in May


New single-rail RMC coaster for Silverwood, as Stunt Pilot prepares to take flight later this month
Guests at Silverwood will be invited to jump into the cockpit of a Pitts Special biplane as a new RMC single-rail coaster makes its debut at the end of May


Cast Members ASSEMBLE - Disney shows off costumes ahead of Avengers Campus launch
Take a look at what Avengers Campus cast members will be wearing ahead of its public launch on June 4


New waterpark offering for the Bahamas set to become premier tourist destination
Baha Bay will be one of the Carribean’s top tourist attractions when it opens to guests later this year in July


David Walliams visits Gangsta Granny: The Ride ahead of its official opening at Alton Towers
Have you ever wanted to rob a bank with the kids? Well now you can with Gangsta Granny: The Ride at Alton Towers in the UK, which has been given the green light by David Walliams himself


WATCH: Disney's parks 'powering the magic' with clean, sustainable energy
"We're powering the magic by harnessing the power of the sun"


Disney offers first look at ‘real’ lightsaber
Coming to the hotly-anticipated Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser hotel experience, Disney has unveiled what looks like the most realistic lightsaber ever created


World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Portugal
Would you cross the 516 Arouca? The recently-opened attraction in Portugal is the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world


WATCH: ‘A castle on the sea’ - Disney unveils new addition to cruise fleet
Disney Wish will set sail for the first time in June 2022


Smithsonian launches ‘Vaccines & Us’ initiative to support vaccine education across the US
The Smithsonian Institute has announced the launch of a new initiative aiming to provide US citizens with information about COVID-19 vaccines


Return to the Fair: Knott’s Berry Farm set for grand reopening with launch of history-inspired dark ride
Knott's Bear-y Tales: Return To The Fair will not only celebrate 100 years of Knott’s Berry Farm but also the reopening of the park following a year-long closure


I am Groot: Disney Imagineering’s free-walking robot opens the door for host of new characters in parks
Characters like Grogu and Rocket Racoon could soon come to life in Disney’s parks following the unveiling of a walking, talking and even dancing version of the Guardians of the Galaxy favourite Groot by Disney Imagineering


Fans call for Disney to retheme Aerosmith’s Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster with new act
Aerosmith has been the star of Disney’s Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster since it opened


Fantawild set for imminent openings of new Chinese history-themed Glorious Orient theme parks
Ningbo and Ganzhou to open second gates in the next stage of the Beautiful China Trilogy resorts


WATCH: Predicting Disney World’s economic impact during its first decade of operation
In 1967, Economic Research Associates were hired to find out what impact the upcoming Disney World Resort would have on the state. The outcome, it turned out, would surprise even Disney


US cruise industry could resume as early as July, says Royal Caribbean chair following ‘constructive dialogue’ with CDC
Royal Caribbean’s Richard Fain has hailed positive discussions with the CDC, bringing the US cruise industry a step closer to a return to operations


WATCH: The Designer’s Creative Studio releases how-to guide on themed entertainment success
Imagineering veteran Designer's Creative Studio founder Theron Skees shares the secrets for everything you need to be successful in themed entertainment


WATCH: Theme park fanatic CoasterWriter fills entire back garden with giant K’nex rollercoaster
YouTuber CoasterWriter has built a gargantuan rollercoaster entirely out of K’nex, with the mega ride filling his entire back garden


WATCH: Building the Lego Sky Lion at Legoland Windsor
Merlin has offered a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the giant Lego Sky Lion for its upcoming Mythica attraction at Legoland Windsor


Olivia Colman, Adrian Lester and Jessie Buckley among performers set to appear in new National Theatre interview series
Life in Stages is a brand-new conversation series from the National Theatre profiling some of the biggest names in British theatre


Royal Albert Hall celebrates milestone anniversary as the iconic London venue turns 150
The Royal Albert Hall has released a short film, narrated by Mick Jagger, to celebrate the anniversary


Egypt holds grand parade as ancient mummies are moved to new home
Egypt has celebrated the long-awaited opening of its National Museum of Egyptian Civilization with a procession of 22 ancient Egyptian royal mummies through Cairo


WATCH: Simworx partners with Norway’s Hunderfossen Familie Park on new Hyperakselerator attraction
The ride will take guests on a madcap adventure with characters from the Flåklypa Universe


One of China’s most bizarre new attractions is dividing public opinion
The Flying Kiss has firmly planted itself as one of China’s strangest attractions since its official launch in 2020


Pro wrestling luchadores take the fight to COVID in Mexico City’s Central de Abastos
Mexico’s famous luchadores are taking a stand against COVID-19, touring Latin America’s largest wholesale food market to promote mask wearing


WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch shares acting turning point in support of Theatre Artists Fund
The actor shared his story to raise awareness for the fund, which supports theatre workers in financial crisis


WATCH: Smithsonian’s National Zoo launches trailer for new mobile game
Zoo Guardians is available now on Android and iOS


WATCH: The making of Animal Kingdom’s 40-tonne Raya and the Last Dragon sand sculpture
Disney has created a giant sand sculpture to celebrate the recent release of Raya and the Last Dragon


WATCH: Disney’s Harmonious illumination takes shape as Icon Ring is installed at Epcot
Epcot’s Harmonious will be the largest nighttime illumination that Disney has ever produced


WATCH: Go behind the scenes of David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny: The Ride at Alton Towers
David Walliams’ children’s book is being brought to life at Alton Towers, which has offered a first look at the ride opening April 12


Exploring English Heritage through song with The Nest Collective
‘Songs of England’ explores traditional folk music associated with different heritage sites throughout England


Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry to celebrate 80 years of Marvel when it reopens in March
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes is designed for diehard and casual fans alike


WATCH: Ride and learn on-board Peter Pan’s Flight at Disneyland Paris
The rail-suspended dark ride opened at Disneyland, California, in 1955 and is believed to have been one of Walt Disney’s favourite attractions


Disney Imagineering icon Joe Rohde joins Virgin Galactic as experience architect
Joe Rohde has swapped the most magical place on earth for the most magical place off of it, with the Disney legend joining Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic


Disney’s Carmen Smith on reimagining experiences with inclusivity in mind
As Disney celebrates Black History Month, Carmen Smith explains how the company is making efforts to ensure its attractions and experiences are relevant to guests


Disney Imagineering partners with ABC for ‘one-of-a-kind’ DIY Disney experience
Build your own soap bottle droid with Imagine from Home


WATCH: Projection mapping a desert landscape with Meow Wolf
Omega Mart is officially open and with it comes Meow Wolf's 'man made high' Projected Desert


WATCH: Learn from a master of the Hula Hoop with Cirque du Soleil
What does it take to make it to the elite level of circus performer? Cirque du Soleil veteran Elena Lev reveals all...


SeaWorld releases Lesley the manatee back into the wild
Lesley the manatee has finally returned home


WATCH: Building a theme park inside your own house
Scream if you wanna go faster! Welcome to the theme park experience built inside content creator Parkspill’s house


WATCH: Super Bowl winners Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski are going to Disney World!
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have won the Super Bowl, with Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski punching their ticket to the happiest place on earth


WATCH: Get a 360 degree view of Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure
Get a new perspective on Island of Adventure’s popular story coaster with this 360 degree look at the ride experience


WATCH: Clearwater Marine Aquarium Dolphin aims to make it six out of six with Super Bowl prediction
After six straight correct predictions, is Nicholas the dolphin the greatest sport pundit in history?


Willie Nelson promotes Omega Mart’s grand opening... We think
New video from Meow Wolf shows the country music legend in a way you’ve almost certainly never seen before


Disney fan uses 3D printing and projection mapping to recreate fireworks display at home
Kept indoors by the global pandemic and missing Disney’s parks, this fan recreated the iconic fireworks show at home using a projector and a 3D printer


WATCH: Lucasfilm’s Doug Chiang and Walt Disney Imagineering’s Scott Trowbridge reveal the secrets of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge
Go behind the scenes with two of the men responsible for the creation of Disney’s jaw-dropping Star Wars attractions


WATCH: Exploring Mexico City’s luxury Jungala Aqua Experience
WhiteWater showcases Jungala Aqua Experience - a luxury waterpark designed to blend in with its surroundings


WATCH: Celebrity stylist Maeve Reilly collaborates with Disney on worldwide launch of Disney nuiMOs
She usually serves clients such as Russell Brand, Demi Lovato and 50 Cent but now Maeve Reilly is turning her attentions to Mickey and Minnie for a new line of Disney merchandise


Tom Holland offers behind-the-scenes look at new Spider-Man attraction coming to Disneyland in 2021
Spider-Man himself reveals all about his new dark ride attraction coming to Disneyland later this year


WATCH: Disney celebrates a year of giving
Despite an extremely challenging year, Disney has continued to give back to charities across the world


WATCH: A brief history of theme park management games
Did you know that Efteling and Legoland had their own videogames? Which was your favourite? This is a brief history of theme park management games.


Dimensionalising Brand: How to take an IP and turn it into a physical place
Imagineering veteran and founder of the Designer's Creative Studio, Theron Skees, reveals how to take a brand concept and transform it into a physical environment


WATCH: What role did Disney’s Imagineers play in one of Six Flags’ most iconic dark rides?
Viewist delves into the history of Six Flags’ Monster Mansion


WATCH: Claudia Bueno’s immersive art ‘aquarium’ from Meow Wolf
Step into Claudia Bueno’s aquarium-style installation at Meow Wolf Las Vegas and experience the slow, oscillating movements of natural life


WATCH: Boston Dynamics shows off its super-advanced robot tech with the help of The Contours and ‘Do You Love Me?’
If Skynet does enslave us, we sincerely hope it’s through the art of dance...


WATCH: The history of EuroStar - Germany’s lost travelling rollercoaster
Expedition Theme Park has delved into the rocky past of the iconic EuroStar


WATCH: See the newly-renovated Australian Museum
Take a look at the Australian Museum’s A$57.5m redevelopment


WATCH: Get a first look at Disney’s newest cruise ship
Wish fulfilled! Disney has offered a first look at the newest ship in its fleet - ‘Disney Wish’


WATCH: How does Tate Modern care for its art during a global pandemic?
The British institution highlights the challenges COVID-19 has presented to maintain and present the thousands of priceless works in its collection


WATCH: Disney Imagineering sends a holiday message
Seasons greetings! Walt Disney Imagineering shares a message of peace and hope for the coming year.


Remembering the Toys R Us flagship store in New York’s Times Square
What went right? What went wrong? What happened to that giant Ferris wheel - here’s what happened to the flagship Times Square store for Toys R Us


WATCH: Disneyland transforms Snow White’s Enchanted Wish
Heigh Ho! Disney gives viewers a sneak peek at new Snow White dark ride


WATCH: Get a live look at Super Nintendo World today
Be among the first to see new features inside Universal Studios’ Super Nintendo World


WATCH: Bringing Melbourne’s NGV Triennial 2020 to life
Get a sneak peek of the arts festival ahead of its 19 December launch in Melbourne


WATCH: Turtle-y awesome! Ride ‘The Shredder’ at Nickelodeon Universe
Get a first person look at The Shredder courtesy of ThemePark HD


WATCH: Actor Jordan Fisher and wife Ellie Woods’ magical Disney World wedding
And they lived happily ever after! Inside Jordan Fisher and Ellie Woods’ Disney World wedding


WATCH: Japan builds 25-tonne moving Gundam robot
Gundam Factory Yokohama makes its official debut later this month


Gröna Lund sets opening date for Monster - King of Roller Coasters
The attraction has been in development for three years


WATCH: Masterchef Brazil’s Henrique Fogaça invited to ride Beto Carrero World’s FireWhip coaster
Challenge accepted! Beto Carrero World welcomes Masterchef Brazil judge to ride the Fire Whip


Step into the world of Newt Scamander as Natural History Museum launches Fantastic Beasts exhibition


WATCH: Experience a Christmas event like no other with AREA15’s ‘Wanderland’
The Las Vegas attraction has combined sci-fi and Christmas for the bizarre event


WATCH: Mickey’s Magical Christmas Lights at Disneyland Paris
Joyeux Noël! Get in the holiday spirit with a performance of Mickey’s Magical Christmas Lights.


WATCH: Get the Roman look with California’s Getty Villa Museum
Make-Up artist Rebecca Butterworth shows you how to get that Ancient Roman glow


WATCH: Get a first look at the ride cars for Universal’s VelociCoaster
A new video offering a first glimpse at the ride vehicles for the new Jurassic World VelociCoaster has been released by Universal.


WATCH: Looking back at the legendary career of Joe Rohde


WATCH: Build your own toy theatre with The British Library
The theatres might be closed but the British Library is inviting families to make their own at home


Storytelling: Is It As Important To Theme Parks As It Is To Film?


WATCH: Every Florida rollercoaster in 60 seconds
Florida is the undisputed theme park capital but how many of its coasters have you conquered?


WATCH: Peek behind the curtain with a look inside Walt Disney’s California office
See Walt Disney’s office exactly as it was, “down to the last paperclip” and learn a little bit about the man behind The Walt Disney Company’s media and theme park empire.


WATCH: Inquisitive Monterey Bay Aquarium penguin takes in the visitor experience
Join Rey, a young African penguin, on her adventures, as she gets a private tour of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.


WATCH: Rome’s legendary colosseum transformed into largest ever Lego set
Lego has turned Rome’s historic colosseum into a 9,036-piece construction, which is now available to buy


WATCH: Go behind the scenes of Disney’s grand transformation of its Hong Kong Castle
Disney has released a peek behind the curtain for the redevelopment of its castle at Hong Kong Disneyland


Disney unveils Spider-Bot merchandise ahead of Avengers Campus launch
Fans in and out of Disney’s parks will be able to get their hands on a Spider-Bot from December 4


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