News: Attractions

Coronavirus shutdown sees Cirque du Soleil file for bankruptcy

Global circus show Cirque du Soleil has sacked most of its employees and filed for bankruptcy following the disruption of the COVID-19 shutdown laying off around 3500 employees. Forced to…

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Jun 30, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Finance / Venues /

 
 

Zamperla conceives plexiglass safety barrier for attraction rides

Global attraction and amusement ride manufacturer, Zamperla has conceived a plexiglass safety barrier that guarantees social distancing for visitors when they are on their amusement rides,…

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Jun 26, 2020 Attractions / Safety /

 
 

Wavegarden looks to future delivery of surf parks around the world

Following the opening of its URBNSURF Melbourne in January 2020, Wavegarden is planning to open four commercial surfing facilities in 2020/21 with more than 30 other projects…

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Jun 19, 2020 Attractions / Recreation / Sport / Tourism /

 
 

KidZania Singapore will not reopen after Coronavirus shutdown

After four years of operations, ‘edu-tainment’ attraction KidZania Singapore will not be reopening upon the lifting of Singapore’s ‘circuit breaker’…

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Jun 17, 2020 Attractions / Education / Finance / Tourism /

 
 

Hong Kong’s theme parks to reopen as Government looks to reboot tourism

In a move to restart its tourism industry, the Hong Kong Government has approved the reopening of the Disneyland and Ocean Park theme parks while also pushing for return of trade shows and…

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Jun 10, 2020 Attractions / Events / Government / Tourism /

 
 

Rollercoaster riders told not to scream at reopened Japanese theme parks

Screaming, shouting and yelling are to be prohibited on Japanese rollercoasters according to new COVID-19 health and safety guidelines developed by the nation’s theme park bodies.…

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Jun 7, 2020 Attractions / Safety / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Study tracks post-Coronavirus attractions re-openings in China

A study into the re-opening of attractions undertaken by the China-based subsidiary of consultancy MR-ProFun, Inc. is providing clear indications of what attraction operators may expect as…

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May 29, 2020 Attractions / Consultants / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Intercard executive shares post-COVID-19 reopening strategies

As international attractions and amusement operators prepare to reopen their facilities after the COVID-19 shutdown, Intercard Sales Manager Asia Pacific, Jerry Heinz shares strategies to…

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May 28, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Finance / Technology / Ticketing /

 
 

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