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Could talking litter bins help keep your site clean and tidy?

Novelty talking litter bins in the shape of penguins, chicks and bears are helping improve litter collection rates

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Self-watering planters suitable for year-round use at family attractions

Self-watering planters are considered more suitable for use in the summer – but can enhance growing conditions all year round

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The Demise of Good Old Fashioned Cash and Our Changing Lifestyle

Have you noticed how little cash we all carry nowadays?

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InterFun discusses the latest in adventure and play

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Simply The Best Events

Simply The Best Events are the UK's leading events company, specialising in Family Fundays, Its a Knockout, Team Building, Inflatable attractions, Synthetic Ice and Roller Rinks.

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The future for family attraction sites has its own award

The arrival of the Family Attraction Innovation Award.

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Penguins come to Lincoln!

Shopping centres are becoming entertainment hubs for all the family, offering facilities such as play areas, cinemas and bowling alleys,

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The Golden Coffee Opportunity

Coffee and hot drinks, as part of a retail offering, in any modern facility is still in huge growth. Starbucks, Costa and numerus smaller, local companies have branched out from the traditional coffee house offering

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BRAND NEW £4.5M ZOO PLANNED FOR REDBRIDGE

The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure a £4.5M grant to turn Hainault Forest Country Park into a regional visitor attraction.

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Plans for £11M Interactive Children’s Museum revealed

Eureka! have just announced their plans to open a brand new interactive children’s museum in Wirral marking their 25 year anniversary.

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The Family Attraction Expo is only three weeks away

Join the industry's most innovative suppliers and find all you need to develop your holiday business.

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The Future of Immersive Entertainment

The ability to offer a visitor the opportunity to explore an alternative reality has hit the headlines in recent times and the attraction industry is at its forefront.

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NEW SCREAM PARKS BY ATMOSFEAR!

The UK’s biggest producer of scare entertainment launches Scare Kingdom Scream Park in Lancashire

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Maximising the Success of your SMS Marketing Campaign

SMS campaigns are utilised across a huge range of industries, and are an extremely popular method of getting messages out to visitors.

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Transform your site with self-watering planters

We all know that appearances are important. One way of making your site look appealing to visitors is by creating stunning floral displays.

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‘Fox Den’ play area for Foxlake Adventures Parks young visitors.

The Foxlake Adventures Park boasts Scotland’s first cable wakeboarding park, and the UK’s only rope course constructed over water.

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Top 5 things family attractions should learn from the industry giants.

Legoland, Alton Towers, Thorpe Park - what are they doing differently to you?

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WORK BEGINS ON INTU LAKESIDE’S £73M EXPANSION

Works have begun at intu Lakeside’s 175,000 sq ft extension project after McLaren Construction were put in charge of its construction earlier last month.

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EUROPE’S LONGEST INDOOR SKI SLOPE COULD BE COMING TO WALES

The proposed £450 million leisure complex would also include an indoor bike and skate park, an equestrian centre and what would become the UK’s largest indoor waterpark.

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PLANS LODGED FOR £1M ICE AGE ATTRACTION AT WEST MIDLAND SAFARI PARK

If approved, the attraction will feature static and animatronic life-sized extinct animals and numerous environments from the Ice Age period such as ice caves and an eight-meter high volcano.

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PLANS LODGED FOR £130M AFAN VALLEY RESORT

The scoping report submitted outlines the plans for a 100-bed hotel, 600 luxury lodges, a spa and a square surrounded by shops, restaurants and a wide variety of adventure sports.

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MANCHESTER WELCOMES JURASSIC-THEMED GOLF COURSE

The unique 18-hole dinosaur adventure golf course will feature environments from over 100 million years ago, with moving dinosaurs roaming the 54,000 sq ft course.

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CORAL REEF WATERWORLD UNDERGOES £13M REFURBISHMENT

New features include 5 new ultra-modern slides incorporating cutting-edge sound effects, interactivity and laser technology.

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A 360 venue for your visitor attraction

Is it time to enhance your attraction with a 360 Venue? A 360° cinema or immersive video environment allowing audiences to experience virtual worlds without VR headsets.

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Corporate Team Building

A positive, trust-based work environment is more productive and profitable

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Understanding your customers: the experience business

The key to any successful business comes down to customer experience. James Sinclair discusses some of his rules for assessing new business.

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Data driven cleaning swings into monkey attraction

Data-driven cleaning improves staff engagement and cleaning quality at a major Dutch attraction.

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Does your security do anything? Or is it all for show?

How much does you CCTV actually do and how hard is your system working?

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An all year round outdoor play area, indoors

Russell Play creates an all-weather indoor play area for award winning park

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Toughing It Out For a Good Cause!

Kamarin Computers & HBP Systems triumph at ‘Tough Mudder’ to raise £1,000 for local charities.

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Your Role in Achieving Success with your Data-Driven CRM Programme

Every visitor attraction understands that a data-driven CRM strategy is an essential approach in today’s world.

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VisitEngland reveal their Annual Attractions Survey results

A survey of 1,500 English attractions found that zoos and gardens remain the nation's favourites after upstaging the rest with a growth of 8%.

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Extreme Bounce Revolution reveal plans to build unique £2m air dome

The unique air dome will be home to a Total Wipeout-style activity centre.

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Continuum Attractions acquires Greenwood Forest Park

The popular eco-attraction in North Wales was bought for an undisclosed sum earlier last month. It was set up by Andrea and Stephen Bristow in 1993, who built the park on a stretch of farmland in Bethel.

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Longleat’s new resort and waterpark gain planning approval

FORREC are behind the ambitious design of the development, which has been inspired by the estate manor’s 400-year history.

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UK’s most popular zoo unveils plans for £100m redevelopment

Chester Zoo hopes to strengthen its status as a world leading animal, conservation and leisure attraction from now until 2030.

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