This week’s headlines

In case you missed anything this week

Happy Friday! And welcome to our regular assortment of this week’s headlines from the GAP Daily.

Slice of the action

Growing out of the arcade boom in the seventies and eighties, John’s Incredible Pizza Company has gradually reinvented itself as a family entertainment centre with strong links to its local communities and, of course, great pizza.…

Grand opening for new play barn

A new indoor play barn that has been in the planning for 14 years has been officially opened in Desborough.

Rabbid rise at IAAPA for LAI Games

LAI Games reports a hugely successful showing at the IAAPA Expo last month, and says it would like to thank those who stopped by to see their latest offerings.

BBC notices rise of FECs

The BBC has an interesting piece on it today about traditonal fanily entertainment making a comeback in the UK, featuring quotes from BALPPA chief exec, Paul Kelly.

Madame Tussauds arrives in Dehli

Merlin Entertainments has officially opened its latest Madame Tussauds attraction in the Connaught Place area of Delhi in India, the city’s most frequently visited district.

Creative Works updates Carolina laser tag arena

The Pit Indoor Kart Racing, a North Carolina-based entertainment facility, has had its pre-existing laser tag arena updated by Creative Works.

VR comes to Exeter

Endurance VR, a new virtual reality gaming arcade, is opening in Exeter city centre this side of Christmas.

Report highlights US amusement market

A new report offers insight into the size and nature of the US amusements market.

Sacoa marks silver anniversary

Sacoa celebrated its 25th anniversary at  this year’s IAAPA show, with customers and friends over the four nights.

New FEC for Wisconsin Mall

A new FEC featuring laser tag, mini-golf and arcade games is opening at Hub City Adventure in the Marshfield Mall, Wisconsin, next year.

SnowDome adds new climbing wall

A brand new climbing attraction is opening in the Midlands, billed as ‘the ultimate climbing adventure for all the family’, at SnowDome in Tamworth.

Fast Track boost for zip line firm

Welsh attractions firm Zip World has made the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 as one of the UK’s fastest growing firms.

Embed adds Teitelbaum to support team

Embed has hired David Teitelbaum as installation manager, to ensure that all Embed system installations run smoothly and efficiently.

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