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Vivid Sydney 2024 Program Unveiled

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Monday, March 11, 2024

SYDNEY, AU, Mar 11, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - Vivid Sydney, the Southern Hemisphere's largest multi-artform festival, today unveiled its captivating program for 2024.

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  • SYDNEY, AU, Mar 11, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - Vivid Sydney, the Southern Hemisphere's largest multi-artform festival, today unveiled its captivating program for 2024.
  • Australia's largest event will transform Sydney with mesmerising light installations and 3D projections from Circular Quay to The Goods Line; genre-spanning music performances and creative showcases; a formidable Vivid Ideas program featuring experiences that will open minds; and a mouth-watering Vivid Food program.
  • Staged across Sydney, Vivid Sydney festival locations and venues include Circular Quay, the Sydney Opera House, The Rocks, State Library of New South Wales, Walsh Bay, Walsh Bay Arts Precinct, Barangaroo, Darling Harbour, University of Technology Sydney, The Goods Line, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Carriageworks, and more.
  • Vivid Sydney 2024 will engage audiences across four pillars: Vivid Light, Vivid Music, Vivid Ideas and Vivid Food.

PLAYSTUDIOS and Merlin Entertainments Join Forces From Across the Globe to Bring Real Life Rewards to Mobile Tetris® Players

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Thursday, August 3, 2023

PLAYSTUDIOS, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYPS), the award-winning developer of the playAWARDS loyalty platform and publisher of free-to-play mobile games that offer real-world rewards to players, has formed an international partnership with Merlin Entertainments to offer the adventure company’s most exciting experiences in Australia and New Zealand to playAWARDS members through the Tetris® myVIP Rewards Store.

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  • PLAYSTUDIOS, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYPS), the award-winning developer of the playAWARDS loyalty platform and publisher of free-to-play mobile games that offer real-world rewards to players, has formed an international partnership with Merlin Entertainments to offer the adventure company’s most exciting experiences in Australia and New Zealand to playAWARDS members through the Tetris® myVIP Rewards Store.
  • Players can now use Loyalty Points earned from playing the popular mobile game to redeem rewards across their 10 attractions; Madame Tussauds Sydney, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, Sydney Tower Eye, Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, SEA LIFE Melbourne, LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Melbourne, OTWAY Fly Treetop Adventures, SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast and SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s.
  • “Having an opportunity to collaborate with a world-renowned company like Merlin Entertainments is truly thrilling for PLAYSTUDIOS as we look to unite with partners who bring the most rewarding and exciting experiences to their guests,” said Rob Oseland, President of the Americas for PLAYSTUDIOS.
  • “We are happy to welcome them to the playAWARDS family as it continues to grow internationally and attract loyal players worldwide.”
    Freeman Fung, Marketing & Promotion Manager at Merlin Entertainments ANZ, says, “We are excited to be partnering with PLAYSTUDIOS to help families unlock more rewards and consequently deliver more magical days out at our Merlin attractions across Australia and New Zealand.”
    Players around the world can redeem their Loyalty Points in the myVIP Rewards Store after earning points playing Tetris® via iOS , Android , and on Facebook in your browser.

MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS APPOINTS SCOTT M. O'NEIL CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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Monday, November 14, 2022

LONDON, Nov. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --  Merlin Entertainments, Europe's largest and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, today announces the appointment of 25-year sports and entertainment industry veteran Scott M. O'Neil as Chief Executive Officer, effective 15 November 2022. O'Neil will be responsible for overseeing the business operations and global growth for Merlin Entertainments across its 147 attractions in 24 countries. O'Neil's appointment comes following outgoing CEO Nick Varney's decision to retire after 23 years.

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  • LONDON, Nov. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Merlin Entertainments, Europe's largest and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, today announces the appointment of 25-year sports and entertainment industry veteran Scott M. O'Neil as Chief Executive Officer, effective 15 November 2022.
  • O'Neil will be responsible for overseeing the business operations and global growth for Merlin Entertainments across its 147 attractions in 24 countries.
  • Merlin is continuing to expand, with three LEGOLAND Resorts in China under development and further openings planned across the US and Asia.
  • "I would like to reiterate the Group's thanks to Nick for his outstanding leadership of Merlin Entertainments over the last 23 years.

Iconic Music Sensation ABBA Launch New Album Voyage Illuminating The Sydney Harbour Bridge As Part Of Global Album Announcement

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Thursday, September 2, 2021

SYDNEY, Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic music sensation ABBA officially motivated their fans into a frenzy earlier this morning.

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  • SYDNEY, Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic music sensation ABBA officially motivated their fans into a frenzy earlier this morning.
  • Striking avatars of Agnetha, Bjrn, Benny, and Anni-Frid illuminated the Pylons of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge accompanied by a dazzling light display across the Bridge arch.
  • Destination NSW CEO Steve Cox described the Sydney Harbour Bridge tribute as fitting recognition of ABBA as one of the world's most enduring bands.
  • "We couldn't be more thrilled for Sydney to be part of our global album launch.

Iconic Music Sensation ABBA Launch New Album Voyage Illuminating The Sydney Harbour Bridge As Part Of Global Album Announcement

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, September 2, 2021

SYDNEY, Sept. 3,2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic music sensation ABBA officially motivated their fans into a frenzy earlier this morning.

Key Points: 
  • SYDNEY, Sept. 3,2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic music sensation ABBA officially motivated their fans into a frenzy earlier this morning.
  • Striking avatars of Agnetha, Bjrn, Benny, and Anni-Frid illuminated the Pylons of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge accompanied by a dazzling light display across the Bridge arch.
  • Destination NSW CEO Steve Cox described the Sydney Harbour Bridge tribute as fitting recognition of ABBA as one of the world's most enduring bands.
  • "We couldn't be more thrilled for Sydney to be part of our global album launch.