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Coronavirus update 1.07.20: news from the attractions...

Suppliers and manufacturers within the attractions industry are continuing to come up with new ways to help attractions reopen safely, from online ticket booking, apps and temperature scanners. However, we are...

How does indoor playground lighting design affect the...

Research shows that about 80% of early learning is acquired through vision. Poor eyesight not only affects children's eye development but will affect them through to adulthood too. By Harry Lu, Founder and...

Attractions news 27.06.20: Splash Mountain rethemed for...

Attractions news... Walt Disney World releases more information about Disney Park Pass; Genting SkyWorlds opening delayed; VinWonders Vu Yen construction starts; Disneyland reopening delayed; Disneyland Paris...

What it is really like to visit a theme park in a...

The first theme parks across North America and Europe have just started to open again, following successful reopenings of attractions in Asia. By Lance Hart, Screamscape With this in mind, I ventured up...

Coronavirus update 24.06.20: news from the attractions...

We are now seeing widespread reopenings in the attractions industry across the world. They are all implementing very similar safety measures, such as reducing capacity and increasing cleaning and sanitisation...

Retail lens: on-trend versus on-mission gift shops

As cultural attractions begin to re-open in the wake of COVID-19 closures, now more than ever, the gift shop plays an ever-increasing role in supporting critical missions. by Andrea Froehle, Event Network ...

Attractions news 20.06.20: Reopenings and safety...

Attractions news... Hong Kong Disneyland and Ocean Park reopening; Disney Springs tests new security scanner; The Bourne Stuntacular begins technical rehearsals; Soaky Mountain Waterpark opens; Dolphin Marin...

Latest Disney data shows theme park recovery trends...

As theme parks prepare for reopening after COVID-19, what does a path to recovery look like?  With its access to big data in China, The Park Database team has some early indications using Shanghai Disney as...

These attractions have reopened – here’s what they...

Gateway Ticketing Systems recently held the eleventh instalment of its Webinar Wednesdays series, looking at attractions that have already reopened and what lessons the operators have learned so far. By Greg...

Are people ready to visit attractions again?

As we head into a period of phased reopening of attractions in the UK, the industry is wondering whether guests are ready to visit again after COVID-19, and if not, what will encourage them? by Rosalind...