Cinemacar drive-in publicity image, Alicante, Spain

Europe’s biggest drive-in cinema coming to Alicante

Alicante on Spain’s Costa Blanca is opening Europe’s largest drive-in cinema and music venue next month. CINEMACAR opens to the public on June 11 in the well-known Rabasa enclosure, hailed a new concept of drive-in cinema with more than 45,000 square metres of facilities dedicated to cinema, gastronomy and live music. “Cinemacar updates the concept of drive-in we all know, a new offer of entertainment and leisure that takes into account the musical, cinematographic and restoration culture, with the highest standards of design, quality and comfort. “With this opening we…

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UK Government funds independent cinema recovery

Government chooses GO.CINEMA initiative to help independent cinemas get back on their feet. Following an intense competition with over 8,500 applicants, Screen Moguls is proud to announce that it has been chosen by Innovate UK and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, on behalf of the UK government, to help drive the recovery of independent cinemas after COVID-19. The competition was designed to fast-track the development of innovations borne out of the coronavirus crisis. For the past two years, Screen Moguls has been working with studios on successful,…

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Quantifying the effects of COVID-19 on the restaurant industry

To better understand the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on restaurants, JLL, in partnership with MERA (Middle East Restaurant Association) and GRIF (Global Restaurant Investment Forum) launched a survey in the beginning of April 2020 to quantify the effects of COVID-19 on the restaurant industry. The outbreak of COVID-19 has had immediate impact on the Food and Beverage (F&B) industry, with strict lockdown measures resulting in restaurant closures and a switch to online delivery platforms. Even with measures easing in some cities across the Middle East, allowing for a 30%…

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