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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 –...

Related: OLC up forecast to 27m visitors for 2011 - Creating Happiness at Tokyo Disney / Compagnie des Alpes: Q1 Sales and Creating a Walibi Universe / Pigs in Pythons:...

Is the UK Government doing enough for Tourism?

We received the folowing mail today highlighting Varney's reservations. In response to Mr Cameron’s speech on the tourist industry: Commenting on David...

Amusement Parks: Not Just a Monorail

I spent a weekend recently at the park, stayed in the Splash Landings Hotel and had a chance to view these rather psychedelic looking vehicles at close hand. Each car...

Amusement law: Snakes Alive! Amusement Legal and...

The UK's Timesonline states that: "The owner of , one of Europe’s leading theme-park operators, has hired investment bankers to advise on a possible $4.5...

Merlin Entertainment Announces Big Wheel for Mega NY...

Two big wheels in the news today as The Sunday Times reports that Merlin Entertainment has clinched a deal to build a giant wheel, two thirds the size of its own London...