Public returned to UK attractions in 2021 as lockdown eased

Two giraffes pictured at Chester Zoo, one of the top five UK visitor attractions last year Visitor attractions welcomed a quarter more visitors in 2021, but the numbers are still below pre-pandemic levels. The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (Alva) said there was strong demand for gardens, parks, forests and zoos in the UK. But … Read more

Attractions at Disney World’s Hollywood Studios, Ranked

I’m a lifelong Disney World fan who’s been visiting the theme park since the late ’90s. After my most recent trip in August 2021, I ranked every Hollywood Studios attraction from worst to best. I love all sections of Hollywood Studios, from Toy Story Land to Galaxy’s Edge. Amanda Krause/Insider I ranked each attraction based … Read more

Merlin Entertainments Taps Oracle to Boost the Magic at its Hotels and Attractions

Merlin Entertainment s is the world’s second-largest operator of family entertainment destinations, including LEGOLAND theme parks and SEA LIFE aquariums. To ensure guests have the best visit from the theme park to hotel room, the company is using Oracle MICROS Simphony Point-of-Sale (POS) and Oracle Hospitality OPERA Property Management technology. With Oracle’s digital solutions, Merlin … Read more

Inspired by Channel 4’s Travel Man? Here are some of Europe’s quirkiest attractions

Travel Man is back on UK TV screens this week, and with it a whirl of delightful European minibreak options that have got us dusting off our suitcases. There’s a new Travel Man on the bloc this year, comedian Joe Lycett, who will be taking other celebrities on 48-hour city tours. The Basque Country, Split, … Read more

Merlin Entertainments Taps Oracle to Boost the Magic at its Hotels and Attractions |

Operator of LEGOLAND theme parks and SEA LIFE aquariums uses Oracle point-of-sale and hospitality technology to personalize and simplify guest visits LONDON and Austin, Texas, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Merlin Entertainments is the world’s second-largest operator of family entertainment destinations, including LEGOLAND theme parks and SEA LIFE aquariums. To ensure guests have the best … Read more

Attractions suppliers: how to measure your carbon footprint

Blooloop’s online sustainability conference, greenloop will look at supply chains and the action that suppliers can take to reduce carbon emissions. We will consider the risk to businesses who are late in taking action, and the advantages of addressing sustainability issues as soon as possible. We’ll have lots of practical advice and tips about how … Read more