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Paramount Pictures Receives $1bn from Chinese Investors

Chinese firms Shanghai Film Group and Huahua Media are to provide $1 billion in funding for Paramount Pictures. The cash will finance around a quarter of...
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Salil Mehta Appointed President of New FoxNext Division

The newly created FoxNext division is to be headed up by Salil Mehta.  As President of FoxNext, Mehta will oversee location based entertainment, video...


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Looking for the Next Big Thing: How Merlin Entertainments Finds New Magic

Since 1999, Merlin Entertainments has been working its magic on the attractions industry, achieving meteoric growth with a lean corporate structure to become the second largest attractions company in...

IAAPA Reigns in Spain: The Euro Attractions Show (EAS) 2016 in Barcelona

On a heady week in Barcelona
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EAS Preview: How Europe’s Attractions Innovate for Fun & Profit

Joseph Joy on how attractions in Europe continue to grow their business with new investments.

Three’s Company: The IP/Developer/Design Firm Model at Dubai Parks and Resorts

Matt Priddy, Arte Contreras and EDC's Alec Calle on streamlining the delivery process.

Multi Theme Park Destination in Dubai Prepares for Opening in October

Ashok Dutta on Dubai Parks & Resorts

blooloopLIVErpool: Help! How to Engage Visitors with the Experience of the Future

Blooloop visited the birthplace of the Beatles to twist and shout about strategies for the future

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IAAPA Leadership Conference 2017 provides fresh perspectives and unique ideas you can use to enhance the guest experience and drive your business

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