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Displaying posts with tag: "Merlin"

Scarefest 2019: Alton Towers’ Halloween delivers...

Alton Towers is in the throes of its annual Halloween event, and there's not a better place for Scarefest 2019. Overlooked by its gothic namesake, surrounded by woods,...

The Park Database’s industry review of theme park...

Once in a while, we like to take a pulse on the state of the market.  Our industry review uses a Bloomberg terminal to explore the financials of the world’s...

Merlin announces Ash Tailor & Matthew Williams for...

Merlin Entertainments announces the senior marketing appointments of Ash Tailor and Matthew Williams, who will lead the development of its global brands. Ash Tailor has...

Attractions news: Universal’s Epic Universe |...

Welcome to the blooloop briefing; a roundup of attractions news from the last seven days. In the news this week – Universal reveals plans for an Epic Universe theme...

Attractions news | London Resort new Paramount deal |...

Welcome to the blooloop briefing; a roundup of attractions news from the last seven days. In the news this week – Lego and Blackstone to buy Merlin Entertainments;...

Merlin Entertainments agrees to £6bn acquisition by...

Merlin Entertainments has agreed to be acquired for £6bn ($7.6bn) by Berkeley Bidco Limited, a new company jointly owned by Kirkbi and Blackstone Core Equity Partners. ...

Build, play, repeat: the worldwide expansion of...

With the number of international Legoland parks set to hit double figures, the theme park chain's reach is wider than ever. Here's how it has developed into one of the...

Attractions news: George RR Martin joins Meow Wolf pack...

Welcome to the blooloop briefing; a roundup of attractions news from the last seven days. In the news this week – George RR Martin joins the Meow Wolf pack; SeaWorld...

Disabled boy to pay £9k to Flambards in theme park...

A 12-year-old disabled boy who attempted to sue Flambards theme park will have to pay back £9,000 after campaigning for larger disabled toilets. Adam George, who uses a...

Tejix makes Michael Jackson sing at Madame Tussauds...

Visitors to Madame Tussauds Tokyo can now enjoy a better looking – and sounding – Michael Jackson exhibit. The wax figure of the “king of pop” is now animated...