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Merlin responds to shareholder urging company to go...

Merlin Entertainments has responded after a US-based shareholder wrote to the attractions operator urging it to go private. ValueAct Capital wrote to Merlin about a...

European theme park attendance 2018: great weather and...

A review of European theme park attendance for 2018 reveals a steady year for Europe's major theme parks. Great weather, annual passes and popular IPs all had an impact...

Attractions news: Thunderbirds, Tarot VR, Charming...

Welcome to the blooloop briefing; a roundup of attractions news from the last seven days. In the news this week – Charming towns with sex toy shopping, Thunderbirds...

Heide Park ‘woodie’ makes Colossal comeback...

After a three-year hiatus, Heide Park's record-breaking wooden coaster Colossos – Kampf der Giganten is thrilling guests again with a completely new track, courtesy of...

Merlin Entertainments announces senior management...

Merlin Entertainments, the world’s second biggest attractions operator after Disney, has announced changes to its senior management team. Fiona Eastwood will move...

Heide Park’s Colossos – Kampf der Giganten given...

Europe's tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster has reopened at Heide Park in Germany after a €12 million refurbishment. Redesigned by Merlin Magic Making, Colossos...

Alton Towers Dungeon opens at UK theme park resort with...

Alton Towers Resort kicked off its 2019 season on Saturday, March 23, with the launch of a gruesome new attraction. The Alton Towers Dungeon is located inside the park's...

Theme park news: private beaches, giant green rabbits...

In this week's themed entertainment news, Disney purchases a second private beach for their Cruise Line; Liseberg builds a world of giant green rabbits; Dolly Parton...

How Pradera Retail Asia is transforming destinations to...

Barry Cox is Head of Leisure and Entertainment at Pradera Retail Asia. He explains how he is bringing his industry expertise to bear on building up the leisure side of...

Welcoming Disabled Customers guide launched

A new and updated guide on meeting the needs of disabled customers and clients has launched at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort. Welcoming Disabled Customers was developed by...