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Kanopeo launches SUMAA

Kanopeo GmbH has launched the Saferoller® Ultimate Mobile Aerial Adventure (SUMAA) Trailer, the first single-operator mobile course on the market.

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STAR WARS THEMED HYPER-REALITY EXPERIENCE COMING TO LONDON

Continuum Attractions have joined forces with US start-up The VOID to bring a Star Wars themed, hyper-reality experience to London this December.

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FOOD & DRINK OFFERING KEY IN ATTRACTING AND RETAINING VISITORS

67% of people attending museums and visitor attractions found food and drink to be an integral part of their visit, with 59% of visitors expecting premium quality.

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£4M WATER PARK PROJECT AT LLYS Y FRAN GETS GREEN LIGHT

The Pembrokeshire reservoir will be transformed to welcome a series of outdoor and water-based activities, turning it into a top tourist destination.

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BEAR GRYLLS INSPIRED £20M ADVENTURE PARK TO GO AHEAD

The Bear Grylls Adventure will come to the Birmingham NEC offering thrill-seekers the opportunity to skydive, go zip-lining, enjoy the free roaming high ropes and even scuba dive.

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UPDATE ON FLAMINGO LAND'S £30M LEISURE PARK PROJECT AT LOCH LOMOND

New additions include a 60-bed hotel, an indoor water park and spa, woodland toboggan rides and a monorail running through Balloch.

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EXTREME TO DEVELOP £22.5M WORLD CLASS SPORT & LEISURE DESTINATION

EXTREME Destinations and Continuum Attractions have joined forces to develop the scheme, which will also include the development of restaurants, bars and social spaces as well as themed accommodation.

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Dreamland has Made its Mark on the Family Traveller Awards

The runner-up for the coveted Best Family Theme Park award has been given to Dreamland!

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The Bear Grylls Adventure Park is Coming to Birmingham's NEC

A staggering £8m fitout contract has been obtained by McGoff Construction

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Could talking litter bins help keep your site clean and tidy?

Novelty talking litter bins in the shape of penguins, chicks and bears are helping improve litter collection rates

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Self-watering planters suitable for year-round use at family attractions

Self-watering planters are considered more suitable for use in the summer – but can enhance growing conditions all year round

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The Demise of Good Old Fashioned Cash and Our Changing Lifestyle

Have you noticed how little cash we all carry nowadays?

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InterFun discusses the latest in adventure and play

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Simply The Best Events

Simply The Best Events are the UK's leading events company, specialising in Family Fundays, Its a Knockout, Team Building, Inflatable attractions, Synthetic Ice and Roller Rinks.

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The future for family attraction sites has its own award

The arrival of the Family Attraction Innovation Award.

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Penguins come to Lincoln!

Shopping centres are becoming entertainment hubs for all the family, offering facilities such as play areas, cinemas and bowling alleys,

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The Golden Coffee Opportunity

Coffee and hot drinks, as part of a retail offering, in any modern facility is still in huge growth. Starbucks, Costa and numerus smaller, local companies have branched out from the traditional coffee house offering

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BRAND NEW £4.5M ZOO PLANNED FOR REDBRIDGE

The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure a £4.5M grant to turn Hainault Forest Country Park into a regional visitor attraction.

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Plans for £11M Interactive Children’s Museum revealed

Eureka! have just announced their plans to open a brand new interactive children’s museum in Wirral marking their 25 year anniversary.

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The Family Attraction Expo is only three weeks away

Join the industry's most innovative suppliers and find all you need to develop your holiday business.

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The Future of Immersive Entertainment

The ability to offer a visitor the opportunity to explore an alternative reality has hit the headlines in recent times and the attraction industry is at its forefront.

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NEW SCREAM PARKS BY ATMOSFEAR!

The UK’s biggest producer of scare entertainment launches Scare Kingdom Scream Park in Lancashire

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Maximising the Success of your SMS Marketing Campaign

SMS campaigns are utilised across a huge range of industries, and are an extremely popular method of getting messages out to visitors.

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Transform your site with self-watering planters

We all know that appearances are important. One way of making your site look appealing to visitors is by creating stunning floral displays.

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‘Fox Den’ play area for Foxlake Adventures Parks young visitors.

The Foxlake Adventures Park boasts Scotland’s first cable wakeboarding park, and the UK’s only rope course constructed over water.

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Top 5 things family attractions should learn from the industry giants.

Legoland, Alton Towers, Thorpe Park - what are they doing differently to you?

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WORK BEGINS ON INTU LAKESIDE’S £73M EXPANSION

Works have begun at intu Lakeside’s 175,000 sq ft extension project after McLaren Construction were put in charge of its construction earlier last month.

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EUROPE’S LONGEST INDOOR SKI SLOPE COULD BE COMING TO WALES

The proposed £450 million leisure complex would also include an indoor bike and skate park, an equestrian centre and what would become the UK’s largest indoor waterpark.

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PLANS LODGED FOR £1M ICE AGE ATTRACTION AT WEST MIDLAND SAFARI PARK

If approved, the attraction will feature static and animatronic life-sized extinct animals and numerous environments from the Ice Age period such as ice caves and an eight-meter high volcano.

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PLANS LODGED FOR £130M AFAN VALLEY RESORT

The scoping report submitted outlines the plans for a 100-bed hotel, 600 luxury lodges, a spa and a square surrounded by shops, restaurants and a wide variety of adventure sports.

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MANCHESTER WELCOMES JURASSIC-THEMED GOLF COURSE

The unique 18-hole dinosaur adventure golf course will feature environments from over 100 million years ago, with moving dinosaurs roaming the 54,000 sq ft course.

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CORAL REEF WATERWORLD UNDERGOES £13M REFURBISHMENT

New features include 5 new ultra-modern slides incorporating cutting-edge sound effects, interactivity and laser technology.

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A 360 venue for your visitor attraction

Is it time to enhance your attraction with a 360 Venue? A 360° cinema or immersive video environment allowing audiences to experience virtual worlds without VR headsets.

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Corporate Team Building

A positive, trust-based work environment is more productive and profitable

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Understanding your customers: the experience business

The key to any successful business comes down to customer experience. James Sinclair discusses some of his rules for assessing new business.

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Data driven cleaning swings into monkey attraction

Data-driven cleaning improves staff engagement and cleaning quality at a major Dutch attraction.

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