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Managing Director
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Location:Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Company: Wicksteed Park
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Head of Site
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Location:Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Royal Horticultural Society
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Recruitment Manager
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Location:Windsor, United Kingdom
Company: Legoland
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Facilities Manager
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Location:Hollywood, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
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Head of eCommerce - Short Breaks
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Location:Chessington, United Kingdom
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group
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Project Manager (Europe)
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Location:London, United Kingdom
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group
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Head of Merlin Annual Pass
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Location:Chessington, United Kingdom
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group
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Finance Director
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Location:Chertsey , United Kingdom
Company: Thorpe Park Resort
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Technical Manager
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Location:Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Company: The Dungeons
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General Manager
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Location:Nashville, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
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28 Jun 2017
Toronto Zoo opens new Wildlife Health Centre
Toronto Zoo is about to open its CA$18m (US$13.6m, €12.1m, £10.7m) Wildlife Health Centre – a brand new high-tech zoo hospital and laboratory with visitor facilities for the public. More>>
28 Jun 2017
London takes cut to boost regional arts by £170m in Arts Council's new National Portfolio
Arts Council England (ACE) has shown its commitment to institutions outside of London and smaller arts organisations, after revealing details of its four-year National Portfolio for funding. More>>
28 Jun 2017
VisitBritain celebrates literary legends with new tourism campaign
VisitBritain has launched a new campaign aiming to boost visitor numbers in the UK, announcing a year of literary milestones dubbed “Magical Britain”. More>>
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26-28 Jun 2017
MuseumNext Europe 2017
de Doelen Rotterdam
Netherlands
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03 Jul 2017
London Venues Summit
Hilton London Canary Wharf London
United Kingdom
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11-13 Aug 2017
China (Zhongshan) International Games & Amusement Fair
Zhongshan Convention Center Zhongshan
China
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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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16-17 Oct 2017
Total Security Summit
Whittlebury Hall Hotel Whittlebury
United Kingdom
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Leisure Operator to manage the Central Milton Keynes Community Sports Facility (Sport Central)
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Company:Milton Keynes Council
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Outdoor Pursuits Partnering Soft Market Test
Location: Walsall
Company:Walsall Council
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Expressions of Interest for the provision of leisure management services at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Aylesbury
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Company:Wheelpower- British Wheelchair Sport
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Opportunity to Operate Two Major West Midlands Leisure Centres
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Company:Solihull Metroplitan Borough Council
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For Sale / To Let Outdoor Pursuits Centre
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Company:GVA
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Invitation to Quote: Specialist Consultancy Advice - Leisure Facilities
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Company:Barrow in Furness Borough Council
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A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
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Company:GVA
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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.

Set against the stunning backdrop of Auckland Castle, in County Durham, UK, the 90 minute show, produced by Eleven Arches, takes audiences on a 2000 year journey through British history, myth and legend.
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  Creative director Steve Boyd extends Kynren for upcoming season
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.

As part of the contract Tensator has provided 150 Tensabarriers, with red and white Emirates branded webbing, to guide visitors quickly and safely through the attraction, whilst also managing passenger flow.
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Polin to create waterpark on the site of an 800 year old church
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. More>>
 
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. More>>
 
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>>
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 children with special needs. He says he’s taken the group to a number of theme parks and seen how inaccessible they can be. “It’s important that we develop our technologies in a way that can help improve inclusivity in the industry,” says Barton. More>>
  Captioning and audio-description made easy with STACK, says Matt Barton at 7thSense Design
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. “It’s an absolutely immersive dining attraction, and what I mean by that is you’re on a ride eating dinner,” says Edward Marks, co-CEO at TPG. More>>
Christie articulates Richard Mosse’s thermographic art
Christie articulates Richard Mosse’s thermographic art

A recent exhibition at the Barbican, London, featured footage taken by a long-range infrared thermographic camera capable of detecting body heat some 30km ) away. More>>
 
Holovis’s Amy Steele opens the door to the Mystic Timbers shed
Holovis’s Amy Steele opens the door to the Mystic Timbers shed

At Cedar Fair’s Kings Island, Holovis has created a multilayered story-driven pre-show for the newly opened wooden coaster, Mystic Timbers. More>>
 
New Smartify app brings visitors closer to their favourite artworks, explains Anna Lowe
New Smartify app brings visitors closer to their favourite artworks, explains Anna Lowe

Smartify is an app that allows gallery visitors to use their mobile phone to identify an artwork and unlock a wealth of information about it. More>>
Drop Line opens at Dollywood

Funtime has completed an installation of its Skyfall drop ride at Dollywood, Tennessee. The ride, named Drop Line, is a 262ft (80m) tall drop tower, that can seat 24 passengers per ride and accommodate 700 riders per hour. Drop Line is designed to offer the rider a sightseeing and thrill seeking experience. More>>
  Drop Line opens at Dollywood
Alterface to launch Popcorn Revenge at AAE 2017
Alterface to launch Popcorn Revenge at AAE 2017

Alterface will unveil a new and unique ride concept at the Asian Attractions Expo (AAE) in June. More>>
 
Fabian Stumpfl joins brother Tobias at head of AV Stumpfl in dual leadership role
Fabian Stumpfl joins brother Tobias at head of AV Stumpfl in dual leadership role

Audio visual technology manufacturer AV Stumpfl has announced that Fabian Stumpfl will join brother Tobias as CEO of the Austrian company, with the pair operating in a dual leadership role. More>>
 
Leisure Expert Group breathes fire into new dragon coaster at Djurs Sommerland
Leisure Expert Group breathes fire into new dragon coaster at Djurs Sommerland

Dutch firm Leisure Expert Group (LEG) has been working with Djurs Sommerland in Denmark, on its latest coaster and expansion project. More>>
Simworx’ Racing Legends attraction opens at Ferrari Land  
Simworx’ Racing Legends attraction opens at Ferrari Land
The UK-based attractions specialist has created the Racing Legends motion theatre for Ferrari Land in PortAventura World in Spain. The attraction is housed within the Ferrari Experience, the central feature of the park which plays host to a number of Ferrari-themed attractions and exhibits. More>>
Wavegarden makes waves with new surfing cove
Wavegarden makes waves with new surfing cove

Wavegarden has released the Wavegarden Cove (Cove), a modular system that creates customisable waves for surfing enthusiasts miles away from the ocean. More>>
 
Jora Vision designs new mega roller coaster for Parc Astérix in France
Jora Vision designs new mega roller coaster for Parc Astérix in France

The Dutch design company worked alongside park operators Compagnie des Alpes and amusement manufacturer Gerstlauer to create the attraction. More>>
 
Alterface creates The Smurfs and Lucky Luke attractions at Comics Station Antwerp
Alterface creates The Smurfs and Lucky Luke attractions at Comics Station Antwerp

Belgian media company Alterface has installed two interactive attractions at Comics Station Antwerp. More>>
7thSense completes out of this world installation at South Downs Planetarium
The South Downs Planetarium in Chichester, Sussex, UK, has reopened following a technology upgrade, which included a new show control system and media server from 7thSense Design (7thSense). The upgrade was led by Brighton-based immersive experience specialist TEQ4 More>>
  7thSense completes out of this world installation at South Downs Planetarium
Simworx appoints Martin Booth as head of projects  
Simworx appoints Martin Booth as head of projects
Martin Booth joins the UK-based attraction specialist following a 24 year stint at Merlin Entertainment, where his most recent role was the ride projects technical director in Merlin’s Magic Making department. Booth will work closely with Simworx’ chief technical officer Andy Roberts. More>>
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Sky Trail Rope Course opens at Universe Science Park in Denmark
Sky Trail Rope Course opens at Universe Science Park in Denmark
Innovative Leisure has installed a double level Sky Trail Explorer high ropes course at the Universe Science Park in Nordborg, South Jutland. More>>
Ulyanovsk Indoor Waterpark receives positive reviews following Polin installation
Ulyanovsk Indoor Waterpark receives positive reviews following Polin installation
The Ulyanovsk Indoor Waterpark claims to have received unanimously positive reviews since its opening in December last year. More>>
 
Holovis sets the scene for Ferrari World’s Turbo Track coaster
Holovis sets the scene for Ferrari World’s Turbo Track coaster
Immersive experience specialist Holovis has designed and produced a preshow for the Turbo Track coaster that has recently opened at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. More>>
 
Mousetrappe installs two attractions in Ferrari Land at PortAventura World
Mousetrappe installs two attractions in Ferrari Land at PortAventura World
Creative studio Mousetrappe has designed and produced two media-based attractions, Flying Dreams and Racing Legends at PortAventura World’s Ferrari Land. More>>
 
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FORREC Ltd
FORREC is a global entertainment company based in Toronto, Canada. The company has representatives in China, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and India.
FORREC is an entertainment design company that creates places of escape and destinations of distinction. Our creative house leads in the design of theme parks, waterparks, retail and mixed-use developments, resorts and visitor attractions globally.
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A keynote lineup like no other featured at the 2017 ISPA Conference & Expo
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Celebrity trainer endorses new KFit Trainer
Television personality and celebrity personal trainer Jessie Pavelka has partnered with Bellmate Systems for the UK launch of its innovative new KFitTrainer.



 
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Leisure-net launches theme for active-net 2018
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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.




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