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Happinov brings innovation to the Escape Game Market

Creating technology-based immersive experiences is key to survival in today’s competitive escape game market but the major challenge is rethinking the business model.

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A revolution in kids snacking – can crisps be healthy?

There is a new, innovative snack on the market that may be an answer to issues related to child obesity and compulsive snacking.

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ZooLab’s efforts go beyond the UK to give you the real experience!

Animals add something special, however nothing beats first-hand experience.

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Kanopeo GmbH to showcase flagship Saferoller® attractions at Family Attraction Show 2018

Leading adventure attractions specialist, Kanopeo GmbH, will be showcasing Saferoller® among its latest innovations at this year’s Family Attraction Show

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Alton Towers teases theme park fans with plans for spooky new attraction

With Halloween just around the corner, it's a great time for Alton Towers to tease fans with news of their new spooky attraction.

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Massive inflatable play park coming to Meadowhall will be first in the UK

An enormous inflatable play park that will be the first of its kind in the UK is set to open within 25 miles of Chesterfield.

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Scottish Parliament rated five-star tourist attraction

The Scottish Parliament has been awarded a five-star rating from Scotland’s national tourism body.

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Plans for topsy-turvy house in Bournemouth Triangle approved

The eccentric Upside Down House attraction has received planning permission to set up in Bournemouth.

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Jurassic Coast Planners Combine Two Projects To Create A ‘Journey’ On Portland

An attraction originally designed as a monument to extinction will open to the public in 2020, 10 years after it was first approved.

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Major Redevelopment Plans Of Giant's Park Given Go-Ahead

Plans worth £140 million to regenerate a former landfill site have been approved by Belfast City Council.

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Multi-Million-Pound Expansion Plans for Glenkinchie Distillery

Glenkinchie Distillery will soon be having major work undertaken as part of the company’s £150m investment in its whisky visitor attractions across Scotland.

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Saving JM Barrie’s Neverland

A new £8 million Peter Pan-themed visitor attraction will turn a “forgotten” corner of Scotland into an important tourist destination, it has been claimed.

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Grand Opening of Aerial "Snowboards on Wheels"

New indoor aerial adventure opens featuring a single course with 10 obstacles hanging 6 meters above the ground.

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Why Aroma Prime Love Themed Scents For Family Attractions!

Science research has proved that the sense of smell triggers memories and emotions much stronger and more vividly than sight or sound.

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The change in catering attitude

Over the past decade, a phenomenal focus has been placed on what we eat, how we eat and the environments we eat in.

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Interactive Health and Fitness for kids

Within the attractions and leisure industry Fired Up Technologies has noticed an increase in interest towards installing interactive play options, that can help combat childhood obesity.

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Have your morning coffee with “Jacques” @snowmass, Aspen, Colorado USA

Gather your team and meet Kanopeo’s “boss” at the industry's premier Summer Ops Camp at Snowpass, Aspen, Colorado USA and play like a guest.

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One Simple Switch to Reduce Single-use Plastics in Theme Parks

As global focus centres on the devastating effects of single-use plastics worldwide, sustainable alternatives are coming to the forefront.

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Bring Your Venue to Life in 3D and VR!

3D and Virtual Reality – The visual experiences your guests now expect, providing a fully immersive booking experience.

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ATRAX’ll be talking about the “Happy Cities”!

ATRAX which will be organized at Istanbul Fuar Merkezi between 14-16 February 2019, will bring together the leading companies of the attraction and recreation industry.

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Till Solution’s Latest Version Tailored for Visitor Attractions

The enhancement increases traceability of your customers or members’ spending across your site, so you can clearly monitor their preferences or habits.

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Visits to UK by overseas tourists Hit Record-Breaking Figures

Post-Brexit travel hasn’t put tourists from abroad off from coming to the UK

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Theme parks will give half price tickets in exchange for plastic bottles

It is part of a trial which gives instant incentives for recycling.

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Alton Towers set to expand with 120 ‘camping pods’

The Staffordshire theme park has been given approval for more hotel facilities on its site.

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New farm park visitor attraction set to open in Scotland

A Cardross business and visitor attraction has been granted permission to open a new farm park.

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New Dino Maze Attraction unveiled at Skylark Garden Centre

The centre has seen a giant 150m tall Tyrannosaurus Rex carved from a living field of maize plants

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£4 million redevelopment of Clacton Pier unveiled

A whopping £4 million has been spent on the facelift in a bid to make the entertainment venue one of the region’s top attractions.

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Hatton Adventure World introduces new features for the summer

Hatton Adventure World will host the ‘Great Summer Adventure’ which will feature a thrilling new attraction this year.

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‘Ground-breaking Play Village’ in Northumberland Gets the Go Ahead

The plans are set to boost the town’s economy by up to £7M every year.

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Lake District Lead Mine May Re-Open As Visitor Attraction Site

The lead mine which closed its doors in 1962 could be reopened as a visitor attraction.

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New Multimillion Pound Visitor Attraction with Mythical Monsters To Be Built in Gateshead

Magical artefacts will be moving into Gateshead’s Old Town Hall Quarter in multimillion-pound regeneration plans.

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10 days until the upcoming Games & Amusement Show

GAF 2018 will be taking place from the 6th - 8th July at the Wuhan International Expo Center in China.

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AUGMENTED REALITY: HOW COULD IT ENHANCE THEME PARKS?

For true consumer-facing innovation, theme park designers are considering how using AR can create unmatched visitor experiences.

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GO-APE: NEW HIGH WIRE ADVENTURE COURSE APPROVED TO SWING INTO GEAR

Go Ape have had plans approved for a high-rope adventure course aimed primarily at younger children.

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TWO INFLATABLE THEME PARKS TO OPEN IN THE UK THIS MONTH

Two permeant inflatable theme parks are set to open in the UK this month. One in Wales, and the other in Gloucester.

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WHY TRAMPOLINE PARKS HAVE JUMPED ONTO THE UK LEISURE SCENE

Since 2014, the UK has seen the number of Trampoline Parks increase by 3000% and has become a firm family favourite for days-out in the UK.

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