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Duty Manager
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Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Company:Oxford Castle


Exhibitions Manager
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Location:York, United Kingdom
Company: JORVIK Viking Centre
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Programmes and Events National Manager
Salary: £22,680 to £28,350 pa
Location:Slimbridge, United Kingdom
Company: The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
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Forest Centre Manager
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Location:Wendover, United Kingdom
Company: Forestry Commission
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Creative Media Assistant
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Location:London, United Kingdom
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group
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Technical Manager
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Location:Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Company: The Dungeons
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Head of PR and Media Relations
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Location:Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Alton Towers Theme Park
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Trade Sales Coordinator
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Location:Kansas City, MO, United States
Company: Legoland Discovery Centre
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Social Media Specialist
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Location:New York, NY, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
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Duty Manager
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Location:Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
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Cluster Operations Manager
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Location:Orlando, FL, United States
Company: Sea Life
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21 Jul 2017
Diversity at the top of the agenda as New York lays out detailed plan for culture
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has outlined the US city’s first ever plan for culture, linking future funding for museums and arts groups to the diversity of their staff. More>>
20 Jul 2017
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>>
20 Jul 2017
Freeman expands sports and entertainment reach with acquisition of BaAM
Brand experience provider Freeman has announced the acquisition of creative production company BaAM, expanding its business into the sports and entertainment markets. More>>
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11-13 Aug 2017
China (Zhongshan) International Games & Amusement Fair
Zhongshan Convention Center Zhongshan
China
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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
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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
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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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Leisure Operator to manage the Central Milton Keynes Community Sports Facility (Sport Central)
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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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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
Location: Hastings
Company:GVA
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Latest product news
Picsolve announces collaboration with Merlin Entertainment

Picsolve has collaborated with Merlin Entertainment on its newest attraction, Little Big City, Berlin. Little Big City takes visitors on a whistle stop tour of Berlin’s history starting in the Middle Ages, through the rise and fall of the Third Reich and the Berlin wall, before culminating in modern day Berlin. More>>
  Picsolve announces collaboration with Merlin Entertainment
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. 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

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. More>>
  Tensator announces Emirates Air Line partnership
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. 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>>
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>>
 
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

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. 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 and content about it. “When visiting museums, galleries or art fairs, we all see artworks we are curious about but then struggle to access more information or to remember the artwork afterwards,” says Smartify’s Anna Lowe. More>>
Drop Line opens at Dollywood
Drop Line opens at Dollywood

Funtime has completed an installation of its Skyfall drop ride at Dollywood, Tennessee. More>>
 
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
Dutch firm Leisure Expert Group (LEG) has been working with Djurs Sommerland in Denmark, on its latest coaster and expansion project. Djurs Sommerland’s biggest investment has been DrageKongen, Europe’s fastest and longest Family Suspended Coaster, manufactured by Intamin. More>>
  Leisure Expert Group breathes fire into new dragon coaster at Djurs Sommerland
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>>
Click here to visit the Simworx website>>
 
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
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). More>>
 
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3M Touch Systems
How multi-touch AV is bringing the museum visitor experience to life.
Museums are among some of the biggest investors in the latest AV technology right now, and for good reason. Getting visitors into museums is a hard task in a market where there is so much competition, not just from other museums, but from all kinds of entertainment and learning experiences, including the digital world.
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Spa Business Education teams up with Joanneum university for spa MBA course
Spa Business Education (SBE), part of spa consultancy Raison d'Etre, has secured an educational partnership with the Joanneum University of Applied Sciences in Austria.



 
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Susan Jessop announces AMRA for Men
British luxury skincare brand AMRA has launched a line of men’s skincare products for professional and at home use.



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Virgin launches boxing fitness class Punch
Virgin Active has launched Punch - a boxing workout that consists of 12 rounds, focusing on speed, core and power.



 
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Hammer Strength HD Athletic Perimeter delivers compact solution for Olympic training
Life Fitness, the global leader in commercial fitness equipment manufacturing, has extended its HD Athletic line with the introduction of Hammer Strength HD Athletic Perimeter Racks.



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Consumer Expectations: The Driving Force Behind Digital in Leisure
The UK's leisure sector is poised for a year of heightened activity as the weakness of the pound and the uncertainty of Brexit prompts Britons to spend more time and money on UK shores.



 
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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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Join us at the annual briefing on what’s happening and why in the leisure property sector.



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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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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.




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