£10million funding boost for tourism in Blackpool

TOURISM in Blackpool is to benefit from £10m of new funding as part of a new regeneration programme, which could bring an extra 800,000 visitors to the town every year.
Global visitor attractions operator, Merlin Entertainments has been appointed by Blackpool Council to manage the redevelopment and operations of the iconic Blackpool Tower complex and Louis Tussauds Waxworks. 
New features will include a dungeon attraction in the tower complex and the redevelopment of Louis Tussauds into a second UK Madame Tussauds.

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