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New Audiences and Opportunities at London’s Design Museum

The Design Museum’s decision to relocate to the former Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington has had some unexpected consequences. Traditionally a museum with an unusually young visitor profile, it is...
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The Major new Theme Park Rides and Attractions for 2017

This is the ninth annual study Blooloop has conducted regarding new theme park rides and attractions around the world. BY TRACY KAHANER (LEFT), PRESIDENT KAHANER RESEARCH AND NEWS EDITOR, BLOOLOOP While...
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Gamifying Museums Pt 1. – How Minecraft is Taking Visitor Engagement to the Next...

Gamification, the practice of using gaming techniques and games such as Minecraft to increase consumer engagement, has long proved its worth in the retail sector. Now, the...
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Making Waves in Waco: BSR Surf Ranch Brings Out-of-Sea Surfing to Texas

Perfect waves that break on demand? Over 200 miles from the ocean? BSR (Barefoot Ski Ranch) Cable Park Resort is bringing the surf vibe to the heart of Texas...

Tayto Park, Ireland’s Only Theme Park is a Clear, Crisp Winner

Tayto Park, Ireland’s only theme park, re-opens in April 2017. Themed around Ireland’s most famous crisp brand, the amusement park is located in Kilbrew, near...

The Top Line: Zip World’s Co-founder Sean Taylor

Adventure attraction company, Zip World, is growing at the kind of pace one might expect from the creators of the world's fastest zip line. Currently on three sites amid the...
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Kazakhstan’s Most Prestigious Project: $3.3bn Expo 2017

Accounting for nearly 20% of Kazakhstan's GDP and 60% of total export earnings, crude oil prices are remaining stubbornly low. Few will disagree that it has taken a...
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The Driving Force Behind the Silverstone Heritage Experience

A £20m Heritage Experience dedicated to motorsport is to open at Silverstone in Northamptonshire, UK. Nearly half the money for The Silverstone Heritage Experience will be coming from...
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How Vortex has Doubled the Fun at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan...

When the UAE’s DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island turned to Vortex to enhance its children’s aquatic play offering, the original plan was to create a splash...
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The International Aquarium Congress 2016: Creating a Positive Future

The world renowned Vancouver Aquarium hosted the International Aquarium Congress (IAC) in 2016. It was also the aquarium's 60th anniversary. The conference is the major event for professionals working in the public...