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Attractions news: Rihanna, Beyoncé and Posh

Welcome to the blooloop briefing; a roundup of attractions news from the last seven days.  In the news this week – celebrities bring in visitors to museums, new eSports arenas, theme park expansion...

Attractions news: Spider-Man, Moomins and space tourism

Welcome to the blooloop briefing; a roundup of attractions news from the last seven days.  In the news this week – new theme parks for Moomins and Smurfs, eSports advances, a "patriotic-themed" maze, a new...

Attractions news: Hagrid, Blockchain and Wizards Unite

Welcome to the blooloop briefing; a roundup of attractions news from the last seven days.  In the news this week - an enchanted motorbike ride, a magical AR app, realist avatars for social VR and Emaar's...

Attractions news: Expo2020, sharks and Teletubbies

Welcome to the blooloop briefing; a roundup of attractions news from the last seven days.  This week we saw new theme park attractions, stunning Expo 2020 pavilions, an airport becoming a destination and a...

10 Travel and consumer trends for visitor attractions...

No matter where in the world your attraction is based, global consumer and travel trends will have an affect on the way you’ll be marketing your business this year. We recently rounded up the top 10 travel...

Attractions news: themed hotels, museum yoga and Bloody...

Welcome to the blooloop briefing; a roundup of attractions news from the last seven days.  This week we saw results announcements from Merlin Entertainments and SeaWorld, more details of interactivity in Star...

Three ways to capitalise on Halloween’s rhythm of...

Halloween has a reach, a fan base and a sense of occasion all of its own. I remember watching ET as a kid in the UK and thinking ‘wow, that’s what trick or treating is’; and now we can’t move for...

Theme park news top 10: goodbye to The Bugs and hello...

It's been a busy week in the theme park world, with a business battle ended and new rides and attractions announced, just as an old favourite scuttles off into the sunset. Here the week's theme park new tops...

Can Disney Princesses be transformed into more positive...

From attorney Mulan to animal rights activist Cinderella, illustrator Matt Burt has given Disney princesses powerful new jobs. Disney princesses may be adored by millions of little girls but they are rarely...

The cautionary tale of San Diego’s Horton Plaza...

San Diego's Horton Plaza once attracted over 25 million people, a "city" in which a visitor could get "safely lost". Now it's a ghost town. The retail landscape has changed and malls are rapidly becoming...