Saturday, January 22, 2022

Tag: Madame Tussauds

Merlin fails to wave a magic wand over Legoland visitor numbers

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Merlin Entertainment’s latest trading update was met with a degree of consternation from the stock exchange as shares dipped on the news that the company had done little other than stay within expectations. Citing “early signs of recovery in the London tourism market,” Merlin CEO Nick Varney was able to report an increase in visitor numbers at the London Eye,...

Pleasure Beach to help mothers quit smoking

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Blackpool’s iconic Pleasure Beach has joined forces with a town-wide initiative to curb smoking amongst pregnant women. Those who have dropped the habit during pregnancy will be given vouchers for the iconic theme park, high street retailers and Madame Tussauds in a project backed by local councillors. Recent data from the NHS has revealed that the town has the highest rate...

Sustainability programmes give Merlin a huge costs saving

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Merlin Entertainments has revealed that a programme of sustainability measures has saved it almost a million pounds in costs over the past two years.   The international amusement park operator said that more than £460,000 had been saved through the deployment of local sustainability champions and facilities managers across its attractions, including those in the UK. Dare Ilori, Merlin’s group head...

Merlin committed to profit growth and new attractions

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Merlin Entertainments’ latest financial results show that the company has enjoyed profit growth in 2016 and is on track to meet its 2020 milestones.   Thanks to the weak pound, Merlin Entertainments, operator of attractions such as Alton Towers, Madame Tussauds and the London Eye, saw operating profits grow 3.6 percent in the year to 24 December on a year earlier. Other...