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Drive-in comeback during COVID-19: museums, zoos and...

Following the coronavirus pandemic, destinations are beginning to reopen to the public with safety measures in place. Some attractions have opted for the drive-through...

‘Dino’ Don Lessem on realistic animatronic...

‘Dino’ Don Lessem, who has a bachelor's degree in art history from Brandeis University and a masters in animal behaviour from the University of Massachusetts Boston,...

Driving development: breaking the mould with...

Operators are always on the lookout for next-generation attractions. Entertainment + Culture Advisors (ECA) has a global focus on entertainment development projects,...

Inside Bart Kresa’s Shogyo Mujo installation at...

Projection-mapping artist Bart Kresa recently undertook a permanent installation of the iconic Shogyo Mujo skull at AREA15 in Las Vegas. Shogyo Mujo is a collaboration...

Can theme parks make money reopening at reduced...

The new normal for theme parks such as Disney, Universal, Six Flags, SeaWorld and Cedar Fair will mean reopening with reduced capacity. Fewer visitors will pass through...

Manufacturers and suppliers rise to the challenges of...

COVID-19 has forced theme parks, zoos, museums and more around the world to close, causing uncertainty for the attractions industry and the manufacturers and suppliers...

I’m a Celebrity Jungle Challenge: climbing walls...

ITV has announced that it will be opening a new experience in Manchester. The I’m a Celebrity Jungle Challenge will feature vertical climbing walls, jungle ziplines,...

Creating memories: industry experts look back at their...

We can all remember a visit to an attraction that captured our imagination. Be it our first visit to a theme park or the first time on an unforgettable ride. By Adam...

When will theme park attendance rebound?

The attendance losses theme parks are experiencing during the coronavirus closures could stretch for months after the parks reopen with mandated reductions. Attendance...

ALVA’s Bernard Donoghue on COVID-19 and UK...

Bernard Donoghue is the director of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) and the Mayor of London’s Ambassador for Cultural Tourism. Bernard Donoghue...

The Blooloop lockdown playlist: composers name their...

Composers Nick Hutson and Stephen Cavit, as well as IMAscore's Xaver Willebrand each gave Blooloop a list of five favourite soundtracks from the themed entertainment...

How much are theme parks losing during the COVID-19...

The months-long coronavirus closures of theme parks around the world have had a devastating financial impact on Disney, Universal, SeaWorld, Six Flags and Cedar Fair. By...