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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...

Magic Memories launches personalised journal for...

Magic Memories, a global leader in experience capture for the attractions industry, has unveiled a new personalised photo journal for  Shrek’s Adventure! visitors. ...

Real Experiences Will Remain Digital Proof

Thanks firstly to my good friend Jean-Paul Haenen at Kwan Leisure for drawing attention to a piece by Bloomberg Online columnist, Justin Fox, entitled "Theme parks will...

Nick Varney, CEO of Merlin Entertainments Group sets...

Related: World Leadership through People and Creative Ideas : An interview with Nick Varney, CEO of Merlin Entertainments Group / Merlin Entertainments: Rocking around...

Theme Parks: Merlin Entertainments 2010 Results –...

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