Attractions industry news

11 Nov 2020

We The Curious ready to open its biggest exhibition ever – when Covid measures allow

We The Curious science and arts centre in Bristol, UK, will open the doors to its largest ever exhibition – as soon as the current "Lockdown 2" measures are lifted. [more...]

10 Nov 2020

Experience UK and ALES UK merge to create new trade body

Experience UK has completed a merger with ALES UK – the industry body for manufacturers and suppliers working within the visitor attractions and amusements industries. [more...]

09 Nov 2020

Hundreds of heritage attractions saved by £103m Covid rescue fund

Hundreds of heritage attractions and organisations in England will share a £103m government rescue fund to help them through the COVID-19 pandemic. [more...]

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Details revealed for 16th World Leisure Hybrid Congress

The 16th World Leisure Hybrid Congress, taking place in April 2021, has been given the title “Leisure Makes Life Better”. [more...]

Glenkinchie Distillery attraction opens as part of £185m investment in whisky tourism

LA-based experience design studio, BRC Imagination Arts, is the creative force behind the new Glenkinchie Distillery attraction, which has opened today (29 October 2020) near Edinburgh, Scotland. [more...]

Vigilante Group launches to shake up the experience sector

Six UK-based creative companies have teamed up to launch the Vigilante Group, described as a "rebellious team of creative companies" looking to "liberate the world from the fortress of the status quo". [more...]

Don't miss out on VAC 2020 - catch it on demand until 12 November

For those who missed this year’s VAC – the annual UK Conference for Visitor Attractions – there’s still the chance, until 12th November, to catch it on demand. [more...]

Tourism minister and former google travel exec, Nigel Huddleston, delivers keynote speech at VAC 2020

UK tourism and heritage minister, Nigel Huddleston, delivered the keynote speech during this year's Annual National Conference of Visitor Attractions (VAC) which was held on Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 October as a virtual event. [more...]

Pinewood Studios, home to James Bond and Star Wars, set to house major visitor attraction

The UK's best-known film studio, used for the filming of blockbusters such as the James Bond and Star Wars franchises, is set to house a major new visitor attraction. [more...]

In brief:

Bletchley Park and Eltham Palace's immersive LGBTQ+ show among winners of UK Heritage Awards @visitheritageuk #HeritageAwards #Heritage #VisitorAttractions #Museums [more...]
Therme Group announces development plans to roll out wellbeing resorts across UK @ThermeGroup #wellbeing #spa #thermalresort #fitness #leisure #attractions #waterpark [more...]
COVID-19 stimulus package – VAT cut for hospitality, companies to get apprenticeship funding @RishiSunak @hmtreasury @UKHofficial @josscroft @UKinbound #COVID19 #RishiSunak #minibudget [more...]
Eureka! reveals new designs for Eureka! Mersey – construction to begin in 2021 @k2_architects @eurekamuseum @Merseytravel @LpoolCityRegion @WirralCouncil @yourseddon @Sutcliffe_1985 @taceme @weareurbangreen @WalkerSime #Liverpool #Museum [more...]
Thermal project set to ‘redefine city wellbeing’ on track for 2023 opening @ThermeGroup #wellbeing #citywellbeing #thermalexperiences #development #Manchester [more...]
Cultural Renewal Taskforce launched to get sector up and running @DCMS @AlexScott @neilfmendoza @Marthalanefox #COVID19 #Coronavirus #Culture #Leisure #DCMS [more...]
EU launches plan to refloat 'vibrant European tourism ecosystem'@EU_Commission @TourismsVoice @tourismsociety #Tourism #COVID19 #Coronavirus #Travel #Beach #CityBreak [more...]
MPs write to chancellor demanding more support for tourism and hospitality @UKHofficial @RishiSunak #Tourism #Hospitality #COVID19 #Coronavirus #Lockdown #hotels #Pubs [more...]
Tourism Society emergency meeting addresses impact of delayed lockdown on tourism industry @tourismsociety @TourismsVoice [more...]
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