The IAAPA Leadership Conference 2014 will take place on March 5-7 in San Francisco, California, providing owners and managers of amusement or theme parks, waterparks, family entertainment centres, zoos, aquariums, science centres and museums the tools to build customer loyalty and drive their business.
Cologne's annual Christmas Markets closed their doors for another year on December 23, but not before the German city had the chance to demonstrate exactly why it leads the way in terms of offering the finest traditional food, drink and shopping options - all framed within a classic winter theme. Adrian Lennox reports.
Britain's tourism industry is expected to more than double from £127bn ($204.6bn) in 2013 to £257bn ($414bn) by 2025, according to a new report commissioned by VisitBritain.
A new report published by the tourist board suggests that the UK's tourism industry could make up 10 per cent of UK GDP by 2025, up from nine per cent this year, with this growth creating 175,000 new jobs.
The Thai government is being asked to create new incentives that will promote the development of amusement and theme parks in the country, reports indicate.
"Thailand has set a lofty plan to boost tourism income to THB2tn ($64.2bn) by 2015," Suwat Sidthilaw, the country's tourism and sports secretary, told the Bangkok Post.
Manormortis, located at Scare Kingdom Scream Park in Lancashire, UK, is Britain's newest permanent award-winning scare attraction.
Created for Scare Kingdom Scream Park by European scare entertainment specialist AtmosFear Scare Entertainment, which has created over 100 temporary and seasonal scare entertainment projects in its 13-year history, Manormortis is the third permanent scare attraction designed and built by the company
InterPark takes a trip to Efteling to see exactly why the theme park has been voted the best in the Netherlands.
Efteling theme park has been welcoming visitors for almost 60 years. The park, located in a large forested area in the southern town of Kaatsheuvel, opened its doors as Fairy Tale Forest in 1952 - predating the original Disneyland park in California by three years.
Chinese billionaire Tony Fung's plans for a A$4.2bn (US$3.8bn) hotel and casino project in Australia is being fast-tracked for approval by the Australian government.
The Aquis Resort at the Great Barrier Reef resort complex, which is currently under consideration by the northeastern state of Queensland, would include an "international class" casino, nine luxury hotels with a total 3,750 rooms, and one of the largest aquariums in the world.
Legoland Florida has unveiled plans for the Legoland Florida VIP Experience, and the Legoland Florida and Legoland Waterpark combo VIP Experience.
The private guided tour experiences include park admission, a personal guide, lunch, refreshments, an exclusive Lego Model Shop tour and a special build experience with a master model builder.
Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, cut the ribbon on the world's tallest and fastest looping roller coaster on June 22.
Developed in collaboration with Premier Rides, Full Throttle has been an instant hit, with rave reviews and high-definition videos circulating throughout social media to the point that Yahoo highlighted the attraction on its 'Trending Now' online daily report.