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Chester Zoo the UK’s Most Visited Attraction Outside London

New figures released by The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) show that Chester Zoo is the UK’s most visited attraction outside London. Close to 1.9 million people visited the...
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Resorts World Sentosa’s S.E.A. Aquarium Welcomes 10 Millionth Visitor

Only five years after opening, S.E.A. Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa has welcomed its 10 millionth visitor.


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Protecting the Magic: Dominic Wigley Talks Safety First at Merlin Entertainments

Dominic Wigley joined Merlin Entertainments in 2014 as Group Health, Safety and Security Director. Less than a year later Merlin suffered their worst accident in the company’s history. The...
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Knowsley Safari’s Edward Perry – Connecting Communities to the Natural World

Knowsley Safari, one of the North West’s leading attractions, has been welcoming visitors for over four decades. Edward Perry, Director of Operations at Knowsley since 2012, spoke to Blooloop about the...
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Willows Activity Farm: Making Play Pay with Peter Rabbit Themed Attraction

Willows Activity Farm in St Albans, Hertfordshire upped its game last year with the addition of a £1million Peter Rabbit™ play area designed and installed by Lappset, Europe’s leading...

Tayto Park, Ireland’s Only Theme Park is a Clear, Crisp Winner

Tayto Park, Ireland’s only theme park, re-opens in April 2017. Themed around Ireland’s most famous crisp brand, the amusement park is located in Kilbrew, near...
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The International Aquarium Congress 2016: Creating a Positive Future

The world renowned Vancouver Aquarium hosted the International Aquarium Congress (IAC) in 2016. It was also the aquarium's 60th anniversary. The conference is the major event for professionals working in the public...
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We Are the Zoo of the Future: Wildlands Director Frankwin van Beers

The Netherlands' story-driven adventure park where the animals are part of the narrative

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International Zoo Design Conference

the International Zoo Design Conference will be a significant event for zoo and aquarium design professionals. It is the first conference worldwide that addresses design, construction and maintenance of exhibits for live animals with the aim of improving animal welfare.
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This 100% practical class will take you from Novice or intermediate to Social Media and SEO Superstar in just one day.
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BALPPA Summer Conference 2017

Join for 3 days of informative fun! The conference includes a Golf Day, Members’ meeting, attraction visits, themed summer party, Gala Dinner and lots...

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This is your opportunity to make connections with more than 5, 000 professionals from 60 different countries who make buying decisions in the Asian market. 

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