News: Attractions

Fearing for the future of the amusement and attractions industry AALARA and the Showmen’s Guilds announce stop work campaign

In an effort to raise the profile of the insurance crisis impacting amusement and attractions operators, events and regional shows, the Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation…

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May 4, 2022 Attractions / Events / Insurance / Tourism / Waterparks /


Merlin Entertainments announces acquisition of Seoul’s COEX Aquarium

Merlin Entertainments has completed the acquisition of one of the largest aquariums in Korea, The COEX Aquarium in the Gangnam district of the capital of Seoul. Home to more than 180…

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May 4, 2022 Attractions / Environment / Tourism / Zoos /


AALARA updates operators with latest safety guidance

Committed to backing its members in ensuring safety is their day-to-day operations, the Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation Association (AALARA) has shared a series of recent…

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May 3, 2022 Attractions / Entertainment / Legal / Play / Safety /


Polin announces opening of Sea Shell Aquarium in Vietnam

Polin Aquariums has announced that Sea Shell Aquarium has opened in Vinwonders Phu Quoc, the largest theme park in Vietnam with Polin describing the attraction as the most…

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May 1, 2022 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /


Dubai’s Atlantis Aquaventure and CLYMB Abu Dhabi among MENALAC 2022 award winners

The Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark on Palm Jumeirah in Dubai and CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi are among the attractions to have secured awards at the Middle East and North Africa Leisure and…

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Apr 29, 2022 Attractions / Entertainment / Recreation / Venues / Waterparks /


Art Gallery of NSW’s Sydney Modern expansion to open in December

The Art Gallery of New South Wales has announced that its new $344 million ‘Sydney Modern’ expansion is to open on 3rd December. Set to nearly doubling the museum’s…

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Apr 29, 2022 Arts / Attractions / Education / Venues /


Crocodile Hunter Lodge to open soon at Australia Zoo

The Australia Zoo, located on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, has advised that it will soon be opening its new Crocodile Hunter Lodge with bookings being taken in June. In a Facebook…

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Apr 29, 2022 Attractions / Hospitality / Tourism / Zoos /


After two years of cancellations organisers look to a bumper Brisbane Ekka

Busy with preparations for its first staging since 2019, the organisers of the Brisbane Ekka are expecting a return of visitors from both Queensland and interstate. Looking forward to the…

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Apr 28, 2022 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Safety / Venues /


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