11 August 2021
US cinema chain AMC to accept Bitcoin payments by end of 2021
The announcement was made by CEO Adam Aron in a conference call with journalists. It is not yet clear if cinemas owned by AMC in Europe, such as Odeon, will offer customers the same option.
17 May 2021
Coronavirus restrictions eased as cinemas and museums reopen
Following the roadmap out of lockdown, the UK government has eased restrictions on social interaction, the cultural and hospitality sectors and international travel, though there are concerns about the spread of the new ‘Indian’ variant.
7 May 2021
Odeon cinemas to reopen in May with safety measures in place
In accordance with the government’s roadmap out of lockdown, most Odeon cinemas will reopen from 17 May 2021. Filmgoers will be encouraged to pre-book tickets online, and seats will be limited inside screens to meet social distancing requirements.