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The UK dinosaur adventure park doing a ROARR-ing trade

The UK's award-winning ROARR! Dinosaur Adventure is entertaining unprecedented visitor numbers and an expanded demographic under park manager Adam Goymour.  Until a...

The ewe-niversal appeal of Aardman’s Shaun the...

Aardman made its debut in the attractions business with the dark ride Wallace & Gromit's Thrill-O-Matic at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. But it is another of its IPs –...


Indonesia in 2018 – best sellers waterparks...

Indonesia is a young nation. It also has one of the fastest growing digital buyer penetrations, making its consumers one of the most interesting and sought after groups...

Playing imaginatively – The story of Timbalaya

Rosalind Johnson, guardian of wishes at Timbalaya, tells Blooloop the story of how the imaginative play concept came to be Timbalaya is a story-driven themed...

BALPPA chief executive Paul Kelly on the...

Paul Kelly, chief executive of BALPPA, talks to Blooloop about a range of topics from family-run parks to terrorism During a career in the industry spanning almost...

The evolution of Midway – How Merlin Entertainments...

Marcel Kloos, Merlin Entertainments’ director of new openings for Europe and emerging markets, talks to Blooloop about his rise through the company and its...

Ubisoft changes the LBE game with Rabbids and...

Location-based entertainment is a key element of Ubisoft’s expansion strategy. The challenge is how best to transform Ubisoft’s iconic IPs into engaging real world...

EXTREME measures: transforming Sheffield Ski Village...

Home to the UK's biggest artificial outdoor ski slope, Sheffied Ski Village has produced some of the nation's most successful Winter Olympians. Derelict for the past five...

Thought leadership, play and waterparks –...

WhiteWater's Paul Chutter talks thought leadership, the psychology of play and the individual-centric approach to waterparks. WhiteWater was founded in 1980 as a...

Flamingo Land CEO Gordon Gibb on wild animals, wilder...

With over 1.5 millon annual guests, Flamingo Land is officially the UK's busiest independent theme park. And now the family-run business hopes to develop two new...

Clear blue sky: Compagnie des Alpes makes massive...

Modest investment is a thing of the past at Compagnie des Alpes. Over the next five years, the operator of Walibi, Parc Astérix and Futuroscope is spending hundreds of...

6 attraction technology trends to watch in 2018

Visitor attractions are constantly fighting to keep up with the expectations and demands of 21st century visitors. There is increasing pressure for new attractions to be...