Merlin Entertainments

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From must-see gigs to VIP tickets: how live events are on course to defy UK cost of living crisis
Strong year predicted for industry amid premium seating boom and despite rise in prices

Mark Sweney

02, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Jumanji rides coming to theme parks as Sony strikes global deal with Merlin
Exclusive: first experience based on hit film franchise will open next month at Gardaland in Italy

Mark Sweney

17, Mar, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Alton Towers owner Merlin to take over Cadbury World
Theme park company to acquire operations and brand licences for £6m attraction in Bournville

Mark Sweney

02, Feb, 2022 @3:52 PM

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Neil Woodford’s woes mount as deadline arrives to meet withdrawal demands
Much will turn on what the former investment star says about the debacle on Monday. He must address the hard issues

30, Jun, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Consortium bids £6bn for Alton Towers owner Merlin
Legoland, London Eye and Madame Tussauds will be taken over by group led by Lego owners

Jasper Jolly

28, Jun, 2019 @6:57 AM

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Alton Towers owner Merlin urged by US investor to go private
ValueAct Capital writes letter to chairman of firm behind Peppa Pig theme parks, Legoland and London Eye

Mark Sweney

23, May, 2019 @8:57 AM

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Rollercoaster ride: day at Thorpe Park ends with lost bag and car theft
Visitor locked in compensation battle as handing over valuables for safekeeping goes awry

Miles Brignall

12, Jan, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Airbus's ingenious Bombardier plan is comeuppance for Boeing
After Boeing tried to kill Bombardier’s C-Series plane in its infancy, Airbus’s actions secure it a sizeable stake and Bombardier wins a powerful ally

Nils Pratley

17, Oct, 2017 @6:44 PM

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Visitor numbers fall at UK attractions after terrorist attacks
Merlin Entertainments, which runs Alton Towers and London Eye, says domestic demand for day trips is down since March

Angela Monaghan and Sarah Butler

13, Jun, 2017 @3:18 PM

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Are you avoiding a trip to a UK attraction because of terror attacks?
We want to hear from people who are cancelling or avoiding major attractions and your reasons why

Guardian readers

13, Jun, 2017 @9:47 AM

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Alton Towers to axe 70 jobs after Smiler rollercoaster crash
Redundancies, which represent up to 9% of permanent workforce, follow loss of 98 jobs as part of restructuring earlier this year

Sean Farrell

14, Nov, 2016 @2:55 PM

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Alton Towers visitor numbers still down since Smiler crash
Merlin Entertainments, fined £5m over rollercoaster crash in 2015, says customer volumes remain lower than two years ago

Angela Monaghan

29, Sep, 2016 @2:09 PM

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