News: Attractions

Dreamworld makes key executive changes to drive future operations

As part of a move to implement global best practice in all aspects of theme park and attractions operations, Dreamworld has announced significant changes in its executive team. The changes…

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May 27, 2019 Attractions / Safety / Tourism / Waterparks /

 
 

Village Roadshow Theme Parks to operate China’s Lionsgate Entertainment World

Village Roadshow Theme Parks will operate one of China’s most technologically advanced theme parks, Lionsgate Entertainment World when it opens in summer at Novotown, an integrated…

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May 27, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Tourism /

 
 

World’s busiest waterparks see ongoing attendance rise

The latest edition of the TEA/AECOM Theme and Museum Index has shown that attendance at the world's major waterparks continues grew in 2018, with nearly 31 million people visiting the…

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May 27, 2019 Attractions / Tourism / Waterparks /

 
 

Village Roadshow reveals $50 million investment into Gold Coast theme parks

Village Roadshow Theme Parks on the Gold Coast are set for a massive investment over the next 18-months with $50 million to be spent on new attractions, the enhancement of guest…

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May 25, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Environment / Retail / Tourism /

 
 

Louvre breaks attendance records as Europe maintains lead in global museum market

The Louvre in Paris, already the world’s top-attended museum, had a record-breaking year with 10.2 million visitors in 2018. As reported in the latest edition of the TEA/AECOM Theme…

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May 24, 2019 Arts / Attractions / Tourism /

 
 

New rides to open as part of expansion of Dubai’s Atlantis Aquaventure

Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark has announced a major expansion, with plans to open a dozen new rides in the middle of 2020. In addition to adding to the 20 rides and rivers…

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May 24, 2019 Attractions / Tourism / Waterparks /

 
 

Attendance at the world’s themed attractions exceeds half a billion visits for the first time in history

The 2018 TEA/AECOM Theme Index and Museum Index has revealed that visits to themed attractions exceeded half a billion Visits for the first time in history last year, with Disney remaining…

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May 23, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Tourism / Venues / Waterparks /

 
 

Fears that funding for Tasmania’s MONA being used as a ‘political football’

The Tasmanian tourism industry has been warned not to allow partisan interest to turn it into a “political football”. Speaking to the Hobart Mercury, Tourism Industry Council…

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May 23, 2019 Arts / Attractions / Finance / Government / Recreation /

 
 

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