Attractions industry news

19 Mar 2018

£50m investment into UK attractions set to boost tourism sector

Britain’s visitor attractions are set to get a major boost, with investment into the sector topping £50m (US$70.2m, €57m) this year. [more...]

16 Mar 2018

Eureka! plans second science attraction in the UK

The CEO of Eureka!, the National Children’s Museum in Halifax, UK, has said plans for a second branded attraction are “advancing well”. [more...]

16 Mar 2018

Designs revealed for Chipperfield's Edinburgh concert hall

The latest design proposals for David Chipperfield’s 1,000-capacity concert hall in Edinburgh – the city’s first in 100 years – have been publicly revealed for the first time. [more...]

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London reigns while Scotland flourishes in latest ALVA figures

Despite a decline in visitor numbers, London’s British Museum is still the UK’s most visited attraction, but Scotland reigns supreme, with the country outperforming the rest of Great Britain in terms of growth for the sixth consecutive year. [more...]

Stephen Hawking hailed 'beacon of inspiration', as London Science Museum pays tribute

London’s Science Museum has paid tribute to Stephen Hawking, calling the famous scientist a “beacon of inspiration” following his death. [more...]

VisitBritain signs first-ever commercial deals with destination management companies

VisitBritain has agreed commercial deals with destination management companies for the first time, in order to better promote England’s tourism products overseas. [more...]

Disney Imagineers to reinvent patient experience, as company commits US$100m to children's hospitals worldwide

Disney is commiting more than US$100m (€81m, £71.6m) to children’s hospitals across the world, with the company’s Imagineers tasked with reinventing the patient and family experience in a care setting. [more...]

Holovis plans significant Asian expansion as Road King acquires stake in company

Holovis has secured a multimillion pound investment from asset management company Road King, with the Hong Kong firm now owning a minority investment in the experiential design specialists. [more...]

Machine learning meets culture, as Google rolls out experimental programs on Art and Culture app

Google has released three experimental computer programs through its arts and culture platform, each designed to explore how machine learning can enhance the public’s understanding of, and access to, art. [more...]

In brief:

Tourism focus as government trials 5G in Britain [more...]
Museum and heritage sectors prioritise environmental sustainability, says culture study @JuliesBicycle @ace_national [more...]
Tokyo lab demonstrates dynamic projection mapping on dancing man [more...]
Registration opens for @IAAPAEMEA Spring Forum @IAAPAHQ [more...]
Gulliver's seeks next round of applicants for trainee management scheme @gulliversfun [more...]
Merlin profits increase despite terror attacks affecting London [more...]
‘Paying homage to motorsport across the decades’: Plans unveiled for £35m vintage car museum in Oxfordshire [more...]
London, Manchester and Birmingham team up to launch international tourism drive @londonpartners [more...]
Scottish tourism’s ‘bumper year’ led by visitor attractions @asvatweets @NtlMuseumsScot #Scotland #ScottishTourism [more...]
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