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Plan underway to transform Chicago's Pedway into tourist attraction
POSTED 23 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Officials in the city of Chicago are exploring a proposed plan to transform a network of underground tunnels into a tourist attraction, granting a non-profit permission to create more detailed plans for the project.
Heritage tourism worth £16.4bn to England’s economy – report
POSTED 22 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
England’s heritage tourism has generated up to £16.4bn (US$22.2bn, €18.6bn) in visitor spending a year, directly employing 278,000 people and contributing £11.9bn (US$16.1bn, €13.5bn) gross added value to the economy.
National Football Museum names new chair and CEO with double appointment
POSTED 22 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
England's National Football Museum has announced two senior appointments, with Ian Penrose named non-executive chair and Tim Desmond taking over as CEO.
Exclusive: Dubai on target to become Orlando 2.0, says Worlds of Adventure CEO
POSTED 22 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Dubai is still in the early stages but is definitely on track to achieve the status of ‘Orlando 2.0’ – that’s the opinion of IMG Worlds of Adventure CEO, Lennard Otto.
Trump Slump takes hold as US tourism drops in early 2017
POSTED 21 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Predictions of a fall in visitors to the US following the election of Donald Trump have become a reality, with a decline of nearly 700,000 in the first quarter of 2017.
Six Flags provides parks and employee updates following Mexico earthquake
POSTED 21 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Six Flags has provided an update on its Mexico theme parks following this week’s devastating earthquake, with all of its employees safe and accounted for but damage to both its waterpark and theme park in the region.
Architecture competition announced for landmark South Australian art gallery
POSTED 21 Sep 2017 . BY Kim Megson
The government of South Australia is commissioning an international search for a design team to create a second site for the state’s acclaimed art gallery.
Yorkshire Wildlife Park submits plans for phase one of £50m expansion
POSTED 21 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The Yorkshire Wildlife Park has submitted plans for the first phase of its £50m (US$67.8m, €56.5m) expansion, a project which will bring in new animals and double the workforce.
'Cage free' zoo proposal for Sydney granted planning permission
POSTED 20 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Plans to develop a second zoo in Sydney, Australia, have been given the go-ahead after local government officials granted planning permission to the AU$36m (US$28.8m, €24m, £21.3m) “cage free” project in Bungarribee.
On the wall: London’s National Portrait Gallery to stage major Michael Jackson exhibition
POSTED 20 Sep 2017 . BY Alice Davis
The National Portrait Gallery, London, has announced what’s set to be a blockbuster exhibition exploring artworks portraying and inspired by the legendary singer Michael Jackson.
Culture at heart of Dubai Expo legacy plans as government unveils District 2020
POSTED 19 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Dubai has revealed its legacy plans following the 2020 World Expo, announcing plans to turn the site into a multi-use urban leisure district following the six-month event’s conclusion.
Legoland bringing VR coaster racing experience to Florida, Malaysia and Germany parks
POSTED 19 Sep 2017 . BY Alice Davis
Merlin Entertainments has revealed plans to introduce a high-adrenaline virtual reality (VR) experience to rollercoasters in three of its parks.
Real Madrid plans interactive football experience in China
POSTED 18 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Real Madrid football club has announced plans to create an interactive football experience centre as part of a major development in Zhuhai, China.
David D'Alessandro to step down from SeaWorld board as operator names Yoshikazu Maruyama new chair
POSTED 15 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Further strengthening its ties with China, SeaWorld has elected Zhonghong Zhuoye Group's (ZZG) Yoshikazu Maruyama as its new chair, also naming Donald C. Robinson as its lead independent director.
Heatherwick Studio transforms Cape Town grain silo into art museum
POSTED 15 Sep 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Heatherwick Studio’s latest completed building, the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) has been unveiled today (15 September) ahead of its public opening next week on Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront.
AZA names Bronx Zoo director Jim Breheny as new chair
POSTED 14 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) has named Jim Breheny, director of the Bronx Zoo, as its new chair.
Exclusive: Post-Brexit tourism deal in the 'common interest' of Europe, says tourism minister
POSTED 14 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
John Glen, Britain’s minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), has said the country’s rising tourism numbers will continue to grow after it makes its exit from the European Union (EU), saying that it was in the “common interest” of Europe to make Britain accessible.
Visitor attractions worldwide gear up for Halloween
POSTED 14 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
With the Halloween season fast-approaching, operators around the world are lining up their visitors for a scare as they try to get a slice of the lucrative Halloween pumpkin pie.
Foster + Partners' evolution of iconic London Zoo aviary gets green light
POSTED 13 Sep 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Foster + Partners’ plans to reinvigorate the famous Snowdon Aviary at ZSL London Zoo have received planning approval from Westminster Council.
France and Britain's past and future relationship to be explored in new museum by Casson Mann
POSTED 13 Sep 2017 . BY Kim Megson
British exhibition designers Casson Mann will team up with Parisian architects Atelier Philéas to create a new Centre of Franco British Relations in Ouistreham, France.
     
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Plan underway to transform Chicago's Pedway into tourist attraction
POSTED 23 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Officials in the city of Chicago are exploring a proposed plan to transform a network of underground tunnels into a tourist attraction, granting a non-profit permission to create more detailed plans for the project.
Heritage tourism worth £16.4bn to England’s economy – report
POSTED 22 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
England’s heritage tourism has generated up to £16.4bn (US$22.2bn, €18.6bn) in visitor spending a year, directly employing 278,000 people and contributing £11.9bn (US$16.1bn, €13.5bn) gross added value to the economy.
National Football Museum names new chair and CEO with double appointment
POSTED 22 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
England's National Football Museum has announced two senior appointments, with Ian Penrose named non-executive chair and Tim Desmond taking over as CEO.
Exclusive: Dubai on target to become Orlando 2.0, says Worlds of Adventure CEO
POSTED 22 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Dubai is still in the early stages but is definitely on track to achieve the status of ‘Orlando 2.0’ – that’s the opinion of IMG Worlds of Adventure CEO, Lennard Otto.
Trump Slump takes hold as US tourism drops in early 2017
POSTED 21 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Predictions of a fall in visitors to the US following the election of Donald Trump have become a reality, with a decline of nearly 700,000 in the first quarter of 2017.
Six Flags provides parks and employee updates following Mexico earthquake
POSTED 21 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Six Flags has provided an update on its Mexico theme parks following this week’s devastating earthquake, with all of its employees safe and accounted for but damage to both its waterpark and theme park in the region.
Architecture competition announced for landmark South Australian art gallery
POSTED 21 Sep 2017 . BY Kim Megson
The government of South Australia is commissioning an international search for a design team to create a second site for the state’s acclaimed art gallery.
Yorkshire Wildlife Park submits plans for phase one of £50m expansion
POSTED 21 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The Yorkshire Wildlife Park has submitted plans for the first phase of its £50m (US$67.8m, €56.5m) expansion, a project which will bring in new animals and double the workforce.
'Cage free' zoo proposal for Sydney granted planning permission
POSTED 20 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Plans to develop a second zoo in Sydney, Australia, have been given the go-ahead after local government officials granted planning permission to the AU$36m (US$28.8m, €24m, £21.3m) “cage free” project in Bungarribee.
On the wall: London’s National Portrait Gallery to stage major Michael Jackson exhibition
POSTED 20 Sep 2017 . BY Alice Davis
The National Portrait Gallery, London, has announced what’s set to be a blockbuster exhibition exploring artworks portraying and inspired by the legendary singer Michael Jackson.
Culture at heart of Dubai Expo legacy plans as government unveils District 2020
POSTED 19 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Dubai has revealed its legacy plans following the 2020 World Expo, announcing plans to turn the site into a multi-use urban leisure district following the six-month event’s conclusion.
Legoland bringing VR coaster racing experience to Florida, Malaysia and Germany parks
POSTED 19 Sep 2017 . BY Alice Davis
Merlin Entertainments has revealed plans to introduce a high-adrenaline virtual reality (VR) experience to rollercoasters in three of its parks.
Real Madrid plans interactive football experience in China
POSTED 18 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Real Madrid football club has announced plans to create an interactive football experience centre as part of a major development in Zhuhai, China.
David D'Alessandro to step down from SeaWorld board as operator names Yoshikazu Maruyama new chair
POSTED 15 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Further strengthening its ties with China, SeaWorld has elected Zhonghong Zhuoye Group's (ZZG) Yoshikazu Maruyama as its new chair, also naming Donald C. Robinson as its lead independent director.
Heatherwick Studio transforms Cape Town grain silo into art museum
POSTED 15 Sep 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Heatherwick Studio’s latest completed building, the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) has been unveiled today (15 September) ahead of its public opening next week on Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront.
AZA names Bronx Zoo director Jim Breheny as new chair
POSTED 14 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) has named Jim Breheny, director of the Bronx Zoo, as its new chair.
Exclusive: Post-Brexit tourism deal in the 'common interest' of Europe, says tourism minister
POSTED 14 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
John Glen, Britain’s minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), has said the country’s rising tourism numbers will continue to grow after it makes its exit from the European Union (EU), saying that it was in the “common interest” of Europe to make Britain accessible.
Visitor attractions worldwide gear up for Halloween
POSTED 14 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
With the Halloween season fast-approaching, operators around the world are lining up their visitors for a scare as they try to get a slice of the lucrative Halloween pumpkin pie.
Foster + Partners' evolution of iconic London Zoo aviary gets green light
POSTED 13 Sep 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Foster + Partners’ plans to reinvigorate the famous Snowdon Aviary at ZSL London Zoo have received planning approval from Westminster Council.
France and Britain's past and future relationship to be explored in new museum by Casson Mann
POSTED 13 Sep 2017 . BY Kim Megson
British exhibition designers Casson Mann will team up with Parisian architects Atelier Philéas to create a new Centre of Franco British Relations in Ouistreham, France.
     
 
 
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1 to 20 of 5095 news stories
Plan underway to transform Chicago's Pedway into tourist attraction
POSTED 23 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Officials in the city of Chicago are exploring a proposed plan to transform a network of underground tunnels into a tourist attraction, granting a non-profit permission to create more detailed plans for the project.
Heritage tourism worth £16.4bn to England’s economy – report
POSTED 22 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
England’s heritage tourism has generated up to £16.4bn (US$22.2bn, €18.6bn) in visitor spending a year, directly employing 278,000 people and contributing £11.9bn (US$16.1bn, €13.5bn) gross added value to the economy.
National Football Museum names new chair and CEO with double appointment
POSTED 22 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
England's National Football Museum has announced two senior appointments, with Ian Penrose named non-executive chair and Tim Desmond taking over as CEO.
Exclusive: Dubai on target to become Orlando 2.0, says Worlds of Adventure CEO
POSTED 22 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Dubai is still in the early stages but is definitely on track to achieve the status of ‘Orlando 2.0’ – that’s the opinion of IMG Worlds of Adventure CEO, Lennard Otto.
Trump Slump takes hold as US tourism drops in early 2017
POSTED 21 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Predictions of a fall in visitors to the US following the election of Donald Trump have become a reality, with a decline of nearly 700,000 in the first quarter of 2017.
Six Flags provides parks and employee updates following Mexico earthquake
POSTED 21 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Six Flags has provided an update on its Mexico theme parks following this week’s devastating earthquake, with all of its employees safe and accounted for but damage to both its waterpark and theme park in the region.
Architecture competition announced for landmark South Australian art gallery
POSTED 21 Sep 2017 . BY Kim Megson
The government of South Australia is commissioning an international search for a design team to create a second site for the state’s acclaimed art gallery.
Yorkshire Wildlife Park submits plans for phase one of £50m expansion
POSTED 21 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The Yorkshire Wildlife Park has submitted plans for the first phase of its £50m (US$67.8m, €56.5m) expansion, a project which will bring in new animals and double the workforce.
'Cage free' zoo proposal for Sydney granted planning permission
POSTED 20 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Plans to develop a second zoo in Sydney, Australia, have been given the go-ahead after local government officials granted planning permission to the AU$36m (US$28.8m, €24m, £21.3m) “cage free” project in Bungarribee.
On the wall: London’s National Portrait Gallery to stage major Michael Jackson exhibition
POSTED 20 Sep 2017 . BY Alice Davis
The National Portrait Gallery, London, has announced what’s set to be a blockbuster exhibition exploring artworks portraying and inspired by the legendary singer Michael Jackson.
Culture at heart of Dubai Expo legacy plans as government unveils District 2020
POSTED 19 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Dubai has revealed its legacy plans following the 2020 World Expo, announcing plans to turn the site into a multi-use urban leisure district following the six-month event’s conclusion.
Legoland bringing VR coaster racing experience to Florida, Malaysia and Germany parks
POSTED 19 Sep 2017 . BY Alice Davis
Merlin Entertainments has revealed plans to introduce a high-adrenaline virtual reality (VR) experience to rollercoasters in three of its parks.
Real Madrid plans interactive football experience in China
POSTED 18 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Real Madrid football club has announced plans to create an interactive football experience centre as part of a major development in Zhuhai, China.
David D'Alessandro to step down from SeaWorld board as operator names Yoshikazu Maruyama new chair
POSTED 15 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Further strengthening its ties with China, SeaWorld has elected Zhonghong Zhuoye Group's (ZZG) Yoshikazu Maruyama as its new chair, also naming Donald C. Robinson as its lead independent director.
Heatherwick Studio transforms Cape Town grain silo into art museum
POSTED 15 Sep 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Heatherwick Studio’s latest completed building, the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) has been unveiled today (15 September) ahead of its public opening next week on Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront.
AZA names Bronx Zoo director Jim Breheny as new chair
POSTED 14 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) has named Jim Breheny, director of the Bronx Zoo, as its new chair.
Exclusive: Post-Brexit tourism deal in the 'common interest' of Europe, says tourism minister
POSTED 14 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
John Glen, Britain’s minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), has said the country’s rising tourism numbers will continue to grow after it makes its exit from the European Union (EU), saying that it was in the “common interest” of Europe to make Britain accessible.
Visitor attractions worldwide gear up for Halloween
POSTED 14 Sep 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
With the Halloween season fast-approaching, operators around the world are lining up their visitors for a scare as they try to get a slice of the lucrative Halloween pumpkin pie.
Foster + Partners' evolution of iconic London Zoo aviary gets green light
POSTED 13 Sep 2017 . BY Kim Megson
Foster + Partners’ plans to reinvigorate the famous Snowdon Aviary at ZSL London Zoo have received planning approval from Westminster Council.
France and Britain's past and future relationship to be explored in new museum by Casson Mann
POSTED 13 Sep 2017 . BY Kim Megson
British exhibition designers Casson Mann will team up with Parisian architects Atelier Philéas to create a new Centre of Franco British Relations in Ouistreham, France.
     
 


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