Attractions industry news

25 Jul 2017

Isle of Wight using Queen Victoria for latest tourism drive in £200,000 campaign

The Isle of Wight’s tourism body is about to launch a £200,000 tourism campaign promoting the island as the home of Queen Victoria. [more...]

25 Jul 2017

Steve Double to lead cross-party group for tourism, hospitality and attractions

Conservative MP Steve Double has been elected chair of the cross-party Parliamentary group responsible for addressing issues relating to the tourism, hospitality and attractions sectors. [more...]

24 Jul 2017

KidZania launches new veterinary attraction in London

Edutainment operator Kidzania’s London franchise has partnered with the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) and pet food brand Lily’s Kitchen to introduce a new activity focused on veterinary care to the attraction [more...]

News powered by attractionsmanagement.com

Thorpe Park teaser hints at The Walking Dead for popular Fright Night events

Thorpe Park has teased further details about its Fright Night events for 2017, with a new teaser image on the UK theme park’s website hinting that The Walking Dead could be making its debut at the attraction this Halloween. [more...]

Google brings back Glass tech with focus on improving job productivity

Google’s Glass smart wear technology has been resurrected with job productivity in mind, two years on from the company scrapping its original consumer model. [more...]

Freeman expands sports and entertainment reach with acquisition of BaAM

Brand experience provider Freeman has announced the acquisition of creative production company BaAM, expanding its business into the sports and entertainment markets. [more...]

Strong Q1 shows increases in key visitor markets for British tourism

New figures released by VisitBritain have shown strong growth in overseas visits from markets including China, Australia, France and the US. [more...]

Exclusive: Chester Zoo MD details £100m redevelopment masterplan

Chester Zoo will develop 100 acres (405,000sq m) of its existing site into grassland and forest areas as part of a £100m (US$130.4m, €113m) development project. [more...]

Dublin's Guinness Storehouse announces €16m expansion

Ireland’s most popular visitor attraction is seeking to draw even more visitors after the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin announced €16m (US$18.5m, £14.2m) expansion plans centred around doubling the size of its Gravity Bar. [more...]

In brief:

Tourism projects receive funding in latest round of £40m Discover England Fund [more...]
Alton Towers opens world-first CBeebies hotel @altontowers [more...]
Five in contention to be UK City of Culture 2021 #culture [more...]
HLF funding awarded for Paralympic heritage centre @ParalympicsGB @heritagelottery [more...]
Longleat eyes extended stays with hotel and waterpark plan set for approval @Longleat [more...]
New icon for @NHM_London as Dippy is replaced by giant blue whale skeleton @CassonMann [more...]
Plan launched to improve Snowdon and safeguard mountain from increased tourism [more...]
Unesco launches fundraising platform for World Heritage projects @UNESCO [more...]
.@FosterPartners @ALA_tweets @snohetta @RPBWARCHITECTS in running for London concert hall [more...]
More news from attractionsmanagement.com>>
<< Back