News: Entertainment

Vivaticket expands in Asia with MyTicketAsia partnership

Vivaticket has expanded into the Asian market through a new partnership with ticketing solution company with Malaysian-based MyTicketAsia. Under the agreement, the MyTicketAsia will be the…

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Jan 21, 2021 Attractions / Entertainment / Technology / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Owners agree sale of ‘leisure-tainment’ business Funlab to private equity firm TPG Capital

Global private equity firm TPG Capital has agreed to acquire Australian bowling alleys and mini golf business Funlab from its current owners at a reported cost of $250 million. Agreed…

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Jan 15, 2021 Attractions / Entertainment / Finance / Recreation /

 
 

Cameron Stone appointed as TEG Chief Technology Officer

Sydney-based live entertainment and ticketing firm, TEG has appointed widely respected technology executive Cameron Stone as their Chief Technology Officer. Stone will lead the team…

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Jan 13, 2021 Entertainment / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Rescheduled Dubai Expo anticipates 25 million visits over its six-month event

Delayed until opening later this year because of the global Coronavirus pandemic, organisers of the postponed Expo 2020 Dubai are still confident that the six-month event will attract…

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Jan 11, 2021 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Tourism /

 
 

Abu Dhabi’s new Etihad Arena to open with fans in attendance for UFC fights

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Arena will open for its inaugural events later this month with a limited number of fans in attendance for three UFC fight cards - the first time UFC events will be…

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Jan 8, 2021 Entertainment / Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Thailand welcomes the New Year with 25,000 eco-friendly firework display

Thailand welcomed the New Year with a spectacular 25,000 eco-friendly fireworks display running along 1.4 kilometres of Bangkok's Chao Phraya River - which has become a key Bangkok…

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Jan 6, 2021 Entertainment / Environment / Events /

 
 

Universal Beijing Resort moves towards May 2021 opening

Announcing that major construction on its theme park is now complete, Universal Beijing Resort is now moving ahead in preparation for the highly anticipated grand opening in May this year.…

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Jan 5, 2021 Entertainment / Retail / Tourism /

 
 

International venue management leader Cliff Wallace’s achievements recognised with Unity Award

Cliff Wallace, whose 50-year career has spanned the management of venues across North America and Asia, has been awarded the 2020 Unity Award from the Joint Meetings Industry Council…

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Jan 4, 2021 Entertainment / Events / Hospitality / Sport / Venues /

 
 

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