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14 Jun 2017 issue 80
• Universal confirms Mario Kart plans at Nintendo groundbreaking
• Studio Ghibli announces plans to open My Neighbour Totoro theme park

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31 May 2017 issue 79
• Disney delivers 'the impossible' with debut of Avatar land
• Cincinnati Zoo to reopen former home of Harambe after US$12m expansion

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17 May 2017 issue 78
• Girl dies after falling from water ride at Drayton Manor Park
• Life for Abu Dhabi's Guggenheim as contractors invited to renew tenders

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03 May 2017 issue 77
• Gotham City, Bedrock and more for Warner Bros Abu Dhabi
• The end of an era for SeaWorld as final captive orca born in San Diego

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19 Apr 2017 issue 76
• Piero Ferrari opens Ferrari Land at inauguration ceremony
• Disney ups investment in Hong Kong park following taxpayer complaints

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05 Apr 2017 issue 75
• Chile to transform 11 million acres of land into national parks
• Apple boss Tim Cook eyes augmented reality technology

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22 Mar 2017 issue 74
• EAZA urges zoos to inspire trust following poaching incident
• 172,000 people to make way as China plans 27,000sq km panda national park

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08 Mar 2017 issue 73
• Financial discipline 'top priority' for SeaWorld says Manby
• Vancouver Aquarium set to phase out beluga programme over next 12 years

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22 Feb 2017 issue 72
• Aardman Animations outlines theme park ambitions
• Disney significantly ups stake in Euro Disney pledging €1.5bn cash injection

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08 Feb 2017 issue 71
• Tourism shift driving expanding theme park market
• AED700m investment in Ferrari World to bring visitors to Abu Dhabi

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25 Jan 2017 issue 70
• US institutions offer respite for Donald Trump inauguration
• Disney partners with local institutes to expand Shanghai talent pool

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11 Jan 2017 issue 69
• National Museum of Singapore unveils interactive digital forest
• Chester Zoo breaks UK attendance record as 1.9 million flock to attraction in 2016

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21 Dec 2016 issue 68
• SeaWorld planning first orca-free theme park in Abu Dhabi
• Universal confirms Nintendo presence for all of its parks

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16 Dec 2016 issue 67
• 'We'll have brain implants in 10 years', says Atari founder
• Disney CEO Bob Iger names as part of President Donald Trump's policy forum

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30 Nov 2016 issue 66
• US$30bn investment expanding Wanda empire
• IAAPA 2016 largest and best attended in event's history

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22 Nov 2016 issue 65
• Yas Waterworld announces live action roleplay event
• Global travel market braces itself for 'Trump Downturn'

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09 Nov 2016 issue 64
• TripAdvisor change shuts out many animal attractions
• Watercoaster and virtual queueing confirmed for Universal's Volcano Bay

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19 Oct 2016 issue 63
• London Science Museum debuts £6m Wonderlab
• South America's largest aquarium to open next month

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06 Oct 2016 issue 62
• Merlin fined £5m for 'catastrophic' Smiler failure
• Peter Jackson wants to use AR to tell Maori island story

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19 Sep 2016 issue 61
• Science centres will inspire next generation of astronauts
• Architects reveal design for US$250m World Trade Center arts venue

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07 Sep 2016 issue 60
• Revolutionise dark rides, urges Oscar-winning duo
• Focus on fun for Ardent after operator sells health clubs

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24 Aug 2016 issue 59
• New TEA president outlines plans for association
• Prague Zoo states panda ambitions with US$33.5m sceheme

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10 Aug 2016 issue 58
• Ferris Wheel reinvented with world-first i360
• Ending orca captivity 'most difficult decision I've ever made'

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27 Jul 2016 issue 57
• SeaWorld's Middle East expansion will not have orcas
• Disney offers a look at upcoming Star Wars lands with new artistic rendering

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13 Jul 2016 issue 56
• Buenos Aires turning 140-year-old zoo into ecopark
• Museums Association fears Brexit will cost museums billions

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29 Jun 2016 issue 55
• George Lucas drops museum plans for Chicago
• Aquarium to build North America's first dolphin sanctuary

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15 Jun 2016 issue 54
• Theme parks unite for Orlando shooting victims
• French flooding causes emergency closure of major museums in Paris

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01 Jun 2016 issue 53
• 'Tiger no match for wolf pack' Wanda chair warns Disney
• Mark Zuckerberg launches dedicated VR office in London

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18 May 2016 issue 52
• UK's first VR centre caters to special needs children
• Portaventura's Ferrari Land hits halfway point

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04 May 2016 issue 51
• DreamWorks acquisition signals theme park IP battle
• Rio's Museum of Tomorrow builds a lasting legacy

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20 Apr 2016 issue 50
• Smithsonian and British Museum eye Olympicopolis
• Catherine Powell takes Euro Disney hotseat as Tom Wolber heads to US

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06 Apr 2016 issue 49
• IP acquisitions key for Disney growth, says Iger
• VR market worth 'more than a billion' in 2016

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23 Mar 2016 issue 48
• SeaWorld ending its orca breeding programme
• Oil prices and 2022 World Cup hits Qatar culture

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09 Mar 2016 issue 47
• Ever-evolving tech changing the virtual game
• Iger defends Disney pricing at annual meeting

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24 Feb 2016 issue 46
• Constant reinvention keeps Guinness ahead of game
• President Obama allocates US$3bn to national parks

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03 Feb 2016 issue 45
• Set the trend or risk falling behind, say experts
• David Bowie exhibition becomes fitting memorial

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20 Jan 2016 issue 44
• Great white dies after just three days in aquarium
• Dubai Parks & Resorts to boost region's tourism aspirations ahead of 2020 Expo

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06 Jan 2016 issue 43
• US parks beef-up security amid terror tensions
• IAAPA chair McReynolds says safety is top priority

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16 Dec 2015 issue 42
• Theme park plan is Indonesia's answer to Narnia
• Australia looks at national lottery heritage fund plan

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09 Dec 2015 issue 41
• US Senate questions museums' charitable status
Jurassic World exhibition coming to Australia ahead of worldwide tour

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25 Nov 2015 issue 40
• 'We've been quiet too long' says SeaWorld CEO
• Universal's McReynolds appointed IAAPA chair

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11 Nov 2015 issue 39
• George Lucas legacy project gets city approval
• Liseberg's Andreas Anderson to lead IAAPA in 2018

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28 Oct 2015 issue 38
• SeaWorld expansion comes at cost of breeding ban
• IAAPA sells out indoor exhibitor space for 2015

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14 Oct 2015 issue 37
• Mining and oil put a third of natural heritage at risk
• Georgia Aquarium fails in controversial bid to import 18 wild beluga whales

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30 Sep 2015 issue 36
• Ubisoft to take theme park concept worldwide
• Hayao Miyazaki's magical landscapes to become a reality with nature park

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16 Sep 2015 issue 35
• UAE will be 'Orlando 2.0' by 2021 says PwC report
• Shanghai government shuts down toxic industrial sites around Disneyland

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02 Sep 2015 issue 34
• Disney confirms long-awaited Star Wars plans
• Italian museum sector gets major govt shakeup

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19 Aug 2015 issue 33
• SeaWorld struggles as profits plunge 84 per cent
• Portland Science Center to make debut with Gunter von Hangens' Body Worlds

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04 Aug 2015 issue 32
• BIG revolutionises zoos with cageless experience
• Alton Towers Smiler incident costs Merlin £50m

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22 Jul 2015 issue 31
• Chester Zoo debuts £40m Islands development
• 10,000 fish die in waiting as R$166m Brazilian aquarium development stalls

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08 Jul 2015 issue 30
• Firestorm engulfs hundreds in waterpark incident
• KidZania makes London debut with its £30m 'global flagship' location

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24 Jun 2015 issue 29
• Microsoft augmented reality device unveiled at E3
• Putin support 'great' for Puy du Fou, says president

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10 Jun 2015 issue 28
• Asian market booming but fears for post-World Cup Brazil
• UNESCO warns Australia over Great Barrier Reef

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27 May 2015 issue 27
• The Void offers next-gen virtual reality experience
• JAZA members vote to ban Taiji dolphin hunts

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13 May 2015 issue 26
• Path cleared for Lucas Museum and Obama Library
• Universal signs deal with Nintendo for exclusive use of IPs in theme parks

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29 Apr 2015 issue 25
Star Wars teaser boosts Disney value by US$2bn
• France spends €56m on prehistoric art recreation

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15 Apr 2015 issue 24
• Safari park anchors Egypt's US$1.1bn Adventure City
• Hamleys debuts theme park concept in Moscow

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01 Apr 2015 issue 23
• 21 killed in Bardo museum terrorist attack
• Joel Manby named new SeaWorld CEO

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18 Mar 2015 issue 22
• Shrek's Adventure is 'gamechanger' for Merlin
• Dubai's Museum of the Future breaks ground

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04 Mar 2015 issue 21
• Lego gets named world's most powerful brand
• SeaWorld loses one million visitors in 2014

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18 Feb 2015 issue 20
• Texas to get US$3.5bn winter wonderland park
• Smithsonian plans first international site in the UK

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04 Feb 2015 issue 19
• Hogwarts Express coming to Harry Potter tour
• US$2.4bn bankrupt casino set to be transformed into a waterpark resort

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21 Jan 2015 issue 18
• Hobbit museum could boost New Zealand tourism
• Giant eco-theme park coming to Indonesia in 2015

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07 Jan 2015 issue 17
• Park loses US$18m for refusing to hire non believers
• Egypt banks on heritage to bring back prosperity

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17 Dec 2014 issue 16
• Paramount London strikes licensing deal with BBC
• American Museum of Natural History planning grand US$325m expansion

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10 Dec 2014 issue 15
• Judge halts development of Lucas legacy project
• Zamperla unveils all-access theme park masterplan for disabled visitors

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26 Nov 2014 issue 14
• Big business for suppliers at IAAPA 2014 event
• Bjarke Ingels unveils US$2bn masterplan for Washington's Smithsonian Institution

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12 Nov 2014 issue 13
• First images for George Lucas' museum revealed
• Are 3D animal-scan exhibits the next big thing?

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29 Oct 2014 issue 12
• Details revealed for Dubai's AED10bn mega resort
• All 1,715 designs revealed for record breaking Helsinki Guggenheim contest

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15 Oct 2014 issue 11
• Euro Disney future secured with €1bn refinancing
• Horror fans flock for visitor attraction fright nights

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01 Oct 2014 issue 10
• Abandoned London tunnels 'to be transformed'
• Coca-Cola to stamp brand on London eye in new multi-year sponsorship deal

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17 Sep 2014 issue 9
• Legoland part of Dubai AED10bn mega resort plan
• £60m Science Museum transformation underway

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03 Sep 2014 issue 8
• Puy du Fou reveals plans for Crimea theme park
• SeaWorld shares plummet in wake of Blackfish doc

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20 Aug 2014 issue 7
• ISIS deliberately destroying Iraq's cultural heritage
• Anti-Russia sanctions hampering attractions sector

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06 Aug 2014 issue 6
• Star Wars filming at heritage site concerns UNESCO
• Multiple attraction launches in first half of 2014 spur on Merlin's profits

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23 Jul 2014 issue 5
• US$500m Harry Potter attraction lights up Osaka
• Plans outlined for underwater theme park in Dubai

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09 Jul 2014 issue 4
• Six Flags set to join China's theme park boom
• George Lucas chooses Chicago over San Francisco for his legacy museum

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