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Head of Site - RHS Garden Wisley
Salary: circa £70,000
Location:Wisley, United Kingdom
Company: Royal Horticultural Society
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Visitor Experience and Operations Manager
Salary: £30,507 pa
Location:Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Company: National Trust
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Estates and Properties Manager
Salary: Excellent salary and benefit package
Location:Romsey, United Kingdom
Company: Paultons Park
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Visitor Services Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location:Darlington, United Kingdom
Company: Raby Castle
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Forest Centre Manager
Salary: £29,401 - £32,486
Location:Wendover, United Kingdom
Company: Forestry Commission
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Exhibitions Manager
Salary: £20,000 per year
Location:York, United Kingdom
Company: JORVIK Viking Centre
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Facilities Technician
Salary: Competitive
Location:San Francisco, CA, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
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Performance Team Leader
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Location:San Francisco, CA, United States
Company: The Dungeons
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Rides and Attractions Team Leader
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Location:Farnborough, United Kingdom
Company: 360 Play
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Assistant Manager
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18 Aug 2017
Avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama to open eponymous museum in Tokyo
A new website has announced the opening of the Yayoi Kusama Museum, in Tokyo, Japan. More>>
18 Aug 2017
DCMS introduces £15m cultural regeneration fund as part of Great Exhibition of the North
Culture and tech projects in the North of England will soon be able to bid for a slice from a £15m (US$19.3m, €16.5m) funding pie, with a new fund established to help build a lasting regional legacy for the Great Exhibition of the North. More>>
17 Aug 2017
Pezo von Ellrichshausen and Felice Varini design Hull public pavilion for UK City of Culture 2017
Swiss artist Felice Varini and the Chilean architecture practice Pezo von Ellrichshausen have been commissioned to design an ambitious temporary outdoor structure in the historic heart of Hull, UK. More>>
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12-13 Sep 2017
BALPPA Autumn Conference
Exeter Castle, Crealy Great Adventure Park, Paignton Zoo Exeter/Paignton
United Kingdom
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14 Sep 2017
Attractions Show
Paradise Wildlife Park Broxbourne
United Kingdom
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21-22 Sep 2017
BALPPA Zoo Group Meeting
Chessington World of Adventures Resort Chessington
United Kingdom
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24-28 Sep 2017
EAS (Euro Attractions Show) 2017
Messe Berlin Berlin
Germany
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24-28 Sep 2017
World Canals Conference 2017
Erie Canal Syracuse
United States
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02-04 Oct 2017
MuseumNext USA
Portland Art Museum Portland
United States
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04 Oct 2017
VAC 2017 (The Annual National Conference of Visitor Attractions)
Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre London
United Kingdom
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05-06 Oct 2017
TEA SATE Conference
California Institute of the Arts Valencia
United States
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09-10 Oct 2017
Event Organisers Summit
Wokefield Park Wokefield
United Kingdom
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12 Oct 2017
Group Leisure and Travel Trade Show
NEC (Hall 18) Birmingham
United Kingdom
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Mepal Outdoor Activities Centre - Partnership / Investment Opportunity
Location: Cambridgeshire
Company:East Cambridgeshire District Council
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Invitation to tender - Management of Rosliston Centre
Location: Rosliston, South Derbyshire
Company:South Derbyshire District Council
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For Sale / To Let Outdoor Pursuits Centre
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Company:GVA
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A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings
Company:GVA
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Latest product news
Roller Software announces new partnership

Australian tech company Roller Software has announced a strategic partnership with Fairfax Media, that will see the cloud-based booking software used exclusively across Fairfax’ entire events portfolio, including Kidtopia, Open Air Cinemas and the Good Food Month.

Founded in 2012 by brothers Luke and Mark Finn and Will Nicholson, Roller is an all-in-one cloud based platform.
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VDC assists VR upgrade on Derren Brown’s Ghost Train  
VDC assists VR upgrade on Derren Brown’s Ghost Train
Derren Brown’s Ghost Train: Rise of the Demon at Thorpe Park, Surrey, UK, has recently undergone a terrifying revamp to provide more scares to riders than ever before.

The ride, a world first, is a completely immersive, multi-sensory experience that is designed to terrify the rider.
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7thSense Design named as key supplier for Dubai Parks and Resorts
7thSense Design named as key supplier for Dubai Parks and Resorts

Media design specialists 7thSense Design has announced its key technology supplier status with Dubai Parks and Resorts. More>>
 
Tempest launches Breeze enclosure
Tempest launches Breeze enclosure

Projector enclosure technology specialist Tempest has expanded its offering with the launch of Breeze. More>>
 
Tony Gattillo joins Triotech
Tony Gattillo joins Triotech

Immersive attraction design firm Triotech has announced the appointment of Tony Gattillo as Regional Sales Director for Europe and Africa. More>>
Alterface partners with Jora Vision for new dark ride

Alterface has partnered with Jora Vision to create a new interactive dark ride at Legendia theme park in Silesia, Poland.

Bazyliszek, which is due to open next year, is based on traditional Polish folklore and will feature the latest in dark ride technology. It promises to be a one-of-a-kind experience.
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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor opens in Mexico  
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor opens in Mexico
Six Flags has collaborated with its long time partner Aquatic Development Group (ADG) to open its first site in Mexico.

The site in Oaxtepec, Mexico, originally a state park, was acquired by the American amusement park company in 2015.
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Crealy Park announces Westlers collaboration
Crealy Park announces Westlers collaboration

Crealy Park Resort in Exeter, UK, has expanded its catering offering with a new partnership with hot dog brand Westlers. More>>
 
Disney unveils 'Magic Bench' mixed reality technology
Disney unveils 'Magic Bench' mixed reality technology

Disney's research and development arm has revealed a new mixed reality technology concept – a bench which allows people to see, hear and interact with virtual characters in the real world. More>>
 
Sonic the Hedgehog turns 26
Sonic the Hedgehog turns 26

To celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog’s 26th birthday Sega has launched Sonic Baby Air Hockey, a classic air hockey game reimagined for younger children. More>>
Google brings back Glass tech with focus on improving job productivity

Google’s Glass smart wear technology has been resurrected with job productivity in mind, two years on from the company scrapping its original consumer model. More>>
  Google brings back Glass tech with focus on improving job productivity
Picsolve announces collaboration with Merlin Entertainment
Picsolve announces collaboration with Merlin Entertainment

Picsolve has collaborated with Merlin Entertainment on its newest attraction, Little Big City, Berlin. More>>
 
Could interactive narratives be incorporated into visitor attractions?
Could interactive narratives be incorporated into visitor attractions?

An immersive storytelling expert has discussed the possibility of using new and evolving technologies to give visitors to attractions rein over interactive experiences, allowing them to make personal choices and drive narrative in a story unfolding before them. More>>
 
Holovis partners with E2M Technologies
Holovis partners with E2M Technologies

Electric motion specialists E2M Technologies (E2M) have partnered with sensory experience design firm Holovis. More>>
US$46m waterpark comes to North Carolina's Outer Banks  
US$46m waterpark comes to North Carolina's Outer Banks
A US$46m (€40.5m, £35.6m) waterpark development has opened its doors in the Outer Banks region of North Carolina. Designed by Aquatic Development Group (ADG), the H2OBX waterpark is catered to families and reflects the feel of the Outer Banks area, according to ADG, who have called it a "new benchmark in Carolina coastal tourism." More>>
Save £50: Register now for the Licensed, Leisure and Entertainment Premises Conference
Save £50: Register now for the Licensed, Leisure and Entertainment Premises Conference

Join us at the annual briefing on what’s happening and why in the leisure property sector. More>>
 
Creative director Steve Boyd extends Kynren for upcoming season
Creative director Steve Boyd extends Kynren for upcoming season

Kynren - An Epic Tale of England, a spectacular open air show will reopen for the 2017 season on 1 July 2017. More>>
 
Tensator announces Emirates Air Line partnership
Tensator announces Emirates Air Line partnership

Queue management specialist, Tensator has signed a contract with the Emirates Air Line cable car. More>>
Polin to create waterpark on the site of an 800 year old church
Waterslide manufacturer Polin will create an indoor waterpark next to a church spire in Coventry, West Midlands, UK, that was built in the Middle Ages. The spire originally formed part of a larger cruciform church that was built in the 1200s, and destroyed in the dissolution of the monasteries in the 1600s. More>>
  Polin to create waterpark on the site of an 800 year old church
Digital Projection completes installation at the Alexis de Tocqueville library  
Digital Projection completes installation at the Alexis de Tocqueville library
The Alexis de Tocqueville library in Caen, France has opened its doors following an extensive £54.6m ($70.7m USD, €63 m) remodel. The state-of-the-art library was designed by architect Rem Koolhaas, from Dutch architecture firm OMA. More>>
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Accesso’s Steve Brown reveals Prism
Accesso’s Steve Brown reveals Prism
There was an important starting point for Prism, says Steve Brown, Accesso CEO. More>>
Kunstkraftwerk’s Devon Miles chooses Optoma
Kunstkraftwerk’s Devon Miles chooses Optoma
A recent art installation at a power plant in Leipzig, Germany, used 55 shortthrow Optoma Proscene projectors to incorporate contemporary art with the industrial structure. More>>
 
Captioning and audio-description made easy with STACK, says Matt Barton at 7thSense Design
Captioning and audio-description made easy with STACK, says Matt Barton at 7thSense Design
Matt Barton, 7thSense Design’s managing director, runs a scout group for disabled children, and has seen just how inaccessible theme parks can be. More>>
 
TPG’s Edward Marks on combining dining, adventure and theme park thrills
TPG’s Edward Marks on combining dining, adventure and theme park thrills
The Producers Group (TPG) has unveiled a turnkey attraction that combines the dark ride with the dining room. More>>
 
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WhiteWater
Established in 1980, WhiteWater has evolved from waterpark operations to the largest designer and manufacturer of the most successful waterpark attractions in the world.
WhiteWater is the leading manufacturer of innovative waterpark products and active family attractions, as well as a global designer of waterparks, for world-class clients.
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ORLY collaborates with MuslimGirl for new halal collection
Nail care company ORLY has partnered with MuslimGirl.com to create an exclusive collection of halal-certified nail polishes.



 
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Olympia Beauty: Your guided tour
Your 5 step guide to the ultimate beauty experience!

Taking place Sunday 1 October (10am- 6pm) and Monday 2 October (10am-5pm) at London’s Olympia Exhibition Centre.




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MoveGB nominated in National Business Awards
MoveGB has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Amazon Digital Business of the Year category at the 2017 National Business Awards.



 
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The all new Expresso GO Bike raises the bar for indoor cycling
Cardio equipment is generally the largest expense that a club makes, but it is often hard for operators to quantify their return on investment.



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Running down running costs: how to put your portfolio on a low-energy diet
Running down running costs: how to put your portfolio on a low-energy diet



 
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Triotech partners with AMC for Fear the Walking Dead Survival
Triotech has partnered with American broadcasting company AMC to create a new attraction at the Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas.



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Studio RHE merge restaurant with co-working space at London's placemaking Palatino
British architecture practice Studio RHE have merged an Italian restaurant and a modern co- working space under one roof in London’s Clerkenwell.



 
 
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Picsolve names new CTO
Digital content creator Picsolve has announced the appointment of Dan Maunder as its Chief Technology Officer.



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Time for leisure centres and gyms to choose next-generation air conditioning – Mitsubishi Electric’s Mr Slim Power Inverter R32 range
It’s time for your gym to enjoy real energy savings whilst meeting crucial EU carbon emissions targets and lowering your carbon footprint.



 
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Waterflex and Aquatic Systems introduce the Fits Pool
Waterflex and Sheffield-based company Aquatic Systems has created the Fits Pool, an innovative, self-supporting pool.




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