News: Attractions

HKECIA welcomes appointment of two successive UFI presidents from Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Industry Association (HKECIA,) has welcomed the UFI’s appointment of two successive presidents from Hong Kong. UFI is the global association of…

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Jun 14, 2021 Attractions / Events /

 
 

Polin Waterparks announce new Operations Director

Polin Waterparks have appointed a new Operations Director - Koray Özbulut - who has been working as Production and Innovation Director at Polin Waterparks since 2018. Özbulut will…

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Jun 2, 2021 Aquatics / Attractions / Tourism / Waterparks /

 
 

Connect&GO launches all-in-one platform Konnect for the attractions industry

Known for its smart wristbands used in major events such as the Olympic Games and the Superbowl, Connect&GO – a global leader in RFID technology based in Canada - has announced…

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Jun 2, 2021 Attractions / Marketing / Retail / Technology / Waterparks /

 
 

Theme park tickets and airline rewards offered as incentives for vaccination uptake

Airline tickets, staycations, and theme park deals are among the potential free offerings from business sectors looking to boost vaccination rates. With plans for Hong Kong’s…

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Jun 2, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Attractions / Safety / Ticketing / Tourism / Venues /

 
 

Shanghai Disneyland trial enhancement of facial recognition technology

Shanghai Disneyland is the latest Disney theme park to test facial recognition technology, after a similar trial at Magic Kingdom in Florida. Starting the trial operation yesterday (26th…

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May 27, 2021 Attractions / Entertainment / Security / Technology / Tourism /

 
 

Nepalese Walltopia Climbing Wall helps develop safe climbing skills

The Khumbu Climbing Centre, located at 3,950 metres altitude in the Nepalese village of Phortse aims to help develop for all Nepali climbers - technical climbing skills,…

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May 21, 2021 Attractions / Fitness / Recreation / Safety /

 
 

International hiking association adds Ras Al Khaimah to its list of global hosts for Highlander events

Ras Al Khaimah is set to host the Arabian Gulf region's first Highlander hiking experience in November as it continues to build on its adventure tourism reputation. Highlander, the…

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May 14, 2021 Attractions / Environment / Recreation / Tourism /

 
 

ASTM International revises key amusement rides standard

ASTM International’s amusement rides and devices committee (F24) is revising one of its key standards to include a new section requiring owner/operators to have a documented record…

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May 13, 2021 Attractions / Education / Safety /

 
 

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