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Could Disney's force jacket be the future for theme park VR ?

Disney Research has unveiled a prototype wearable device it calls the "Force Jacket".

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The National Memorial Arboretum voted best UK large visitor attraction

The Arboretum near Lichfield took home gold at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence.

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£10M plans approved for artificial surf park outside Edinburgh

Scotland's first artificial surf park will include surfing, zip lining, water tubing, snow-sports, luxury lodges, glamping and restaurant.

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Japan’s Arai Ski Resort is new 'IT' destination

Arai Ski Resort features the largest Aerial Tree Adventure in Japan, with a total number of 102 obstacle elements covering an area of 33,000㎡.

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The LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort welcomes the latest Royal baby

The pitter patter of tiny (LEGO®) feet comes to the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort as fun new Miniland installation celebrates the birth of the Prince

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UK'S VISITOR ATTRACTION SECTOR GETS £50M BOOST

The steep surge in staycations and inbound tourism this past year has clearly been reflected in the visitor attraction sector.

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£1BN PEACE THEME PARK PLANNED FOR EAST LONDON

If the plans go ahead, the complex would be complete with museums, a theatre, restaurants, retail outlets, a botanical garden and a luxury hotel.

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ALTON TOWERS ANNOUNCE NEW GLAMPING VILLAGE

The popular theme park's accommodation expansion hopes to encourage visitors to elongate their stay.

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Legoland Windsor Resort announce new attraction

The Haunted House Monster Party will open its doors in Spring 2019.

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DUTCH ADVENTURE PARK REOPENS WITH THE HELP FROM KANOPEO

Klimrijk Brabant attracts over 300 adventurers climbing at the grand re-opening of their treetop adventure.

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LEGOLAND® WINDSOR RESORTS’ BRAND NEW MINILAND EXPANSION

LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort releases exclusive drone’s eye view of new additions to its Miniland attraction.

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ROARR! DINOSAUR ADVENTURE EXPANDS FOLLOWING MULTI-MILLION INVESTMENT

Roarr Dinosaur Adventure is undergoing a multi-million pound revamp including new attractions.

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NEW DESIGN PLANNED FOR UPCOMING £8.5M EDEN PROJECT HOTEL

A newly revised plan has been put forward for a 109 bedroom, £8.5m Eden Project hotel - with work predicted to start in November 2018.

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Next generation portable outdoor cooking stove

Aquaforno to introduce its next generation portable outdoor cooking stove this Feb.

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Aardman and Land’s End to open new family experience

A new, interactive family attraction is coming to Cornwall, England this February, featuring characters from Aardman.

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Walt Disney World Resort adding new attractions

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, multiple new attractions are coming.

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Georgetown-Penang to witness grand opening of the world’s highest aerial adventure

The Gravityz, at 239 metres, is located on the 65th Floor of Komtar Penang at The Top@Komtar restaurant and viewing deck.

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MANCHESTER MUSEUM ANNOUNCE MULTIMILLION EXPANSION PLANS

Manchester Museum have submitted plans to expand and upgrade their venue by adding two new galleries and a new main entrance.

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£1M MARVEL SUPER HEROES ATTRACTION COMING TO MADAME TUSSAUDS

Merlin Entertainments set to develop a £1m Marvel-inspired attraction at Madame Tussauds Blackpool.

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HAULFRYN'S £8M FINLAKE WATER PARK OPENS THIS MONTH

The new addition to the resort, which will boast a variety of slides, splash zones, and two pools, will open its doors to the public on the 15th of February.

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NFAN'S Farm Attraction Winners Revealed

The winners of this year’s best farm and rural attractions were announced at the National Farm Attractions Network's (NFAN) annual conference and awards ceremony last week.

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£7.5M SAFARI PARK PLANNED FOR WEST NORFOLK

Norfolk landowner releases plans for £7.5m safari park. Plans for the scheme also include an education centre, cafe & function facilities alongside holiday log cabins only accessible by electric buggies to preserve the peaceful surroundings.

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Dinosaurs are coming to South Yorkshire

Dinosaurs will be at the Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre, in North Anston

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Proposed merger to create new voice for hospitality

The BHA and ALMR to join forces in new trade body

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LEGO® MINIFIGURES TAKE OVER AT THE LEGOLAND® WINDSOR RESORT

Junior Builder Week returns to the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort’s Hotels this February half term (9-17 February 2018)

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£10M Mountain Bike Park Plans For Scotland Revealed

Aberdeenshire Council says the park has the potential to put this part of Scotland on the map!

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Alpha Rail metal railings installed in Lake District

The Glebe is a large recreational area located within a Lake District National Park

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What's next for virtual reality in theme parks?

Virtual reality has added a new dimension to theme park rides — so what's next for thrill-seekers?

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ALTON TOWERS REVEAL THEIR BRAND NEW £16M WOODEN ROLLERCOASTER

Spanning 57ft tall, The Wicker Man is the UK's first wooden roller coaster in 21 years.

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EDINBURGH CASTLE REACHES 2 MILLION VISITOR MILESTONE

The popular Scottish landmark hit the two million visitor mark in 2017, a 15% increase in the last year. This surge is being attributed to the weaker pound and a popular historical TV show.

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FLOATING AQUA PARK TO COME TO LIVERPOOL

Industry Wake are behind the project, which will see a 300ft inflatable assault course take over Liverpool's iconic waterfront.

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DERBY MUSEUMS APPOINT SPELLER METCALFE TO BUILD THEIR £16.4M MUSEUM OF MAKING

The new museum will be built at Derby's iconic Silk Mill and will focus of Derby's rich industrial heritage.

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BRIGHTON PIER GROUP ACQUIRES LETHINGTON LEISURE FOR £10.5M

The experienced leisure attraction operator believes there is a future in traditional family entertainment as long as it is appropriately updated by incorporating more modern elements.

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YORKSHIRE WILDLIFE PARK EXPANSION PLANS APPROVED

The £50M project was granted planning permission by the Doncaster Council on Tuesday, allowing the park to extend into 150 acres adjacent to its site.

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Kanopeo launches SUMAA

Kanopeo GmbH has launched the Saferoller® Ultimate Mobile Aerial Adventure (SUMAA) Trailer, the first single-operator mobile course on the market.

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STAR WARS THEMED HYPER-REALITY EXPERIENCE COMING TO LONDON

Continuum Attractions have joined forces with US start-up The VOID to bring a Star Wars themed, hyper-reality experience to London this December.

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