DHX brands and Paragon Creative offer design solutions for Teletubbies, In The Night Garden and Twirlywoos indoor attractions

DHX brands and Paragon Creative offer design solutions for Teletubbies, In The Night Garden and Twirlywoos indoor attractions

DHX Brands, and their appointed design-and-build collaborator, Paragon Creative, have developed design solutions for indoor attractions, ready to take to market and featuring much-loved children’s characters from the Teletubbies, In the Night Garden and Twirlywoos. Each concept brings the properties to life, featuring iconic elements from each series. Children will be able to walk amongst […]

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Report: Middle East Theme Park Market Outlook

Report: Middle East Theme Park Market Outlook

The ‘Middle East Theme Park Market Outlook to 2021 – Increasing Number of Foreign Visitors and New Theme Parks in Pipeline to Foster Future Growth’ report has been added to the research and markets offering. ‘Middle East Theme Park Market Outlook’ provides a comprehensive analysis of the theme parks market in the Middle East. The […]

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New thrill ride coming to Hogsmeade

New thrill ride coming to Hogsmeade

According to a blog posting by Universal Orlando Resort, a new generation of thrill ride is coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in 2019. It promises to take guests deeper into J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, where they will encounter some of their favourite characters and creatures […]

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Two new additions to Funland Hayling Island

Two new additions to Funland Hayling Island

The owners of Funland Hayling Island are continuing on their path to provide affordable family rides at their UK seaside park with two new additions.  When Pleasure Island Family Theme Park Cleethorpes closed in late 2016, Marshall Hill, a director at Funland, enquired as to what rides could be purchased. He came away with a […]

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New family thrill ride coming to Valleyfair in 2018

New family thrill ride coming to Valleyfair in 2018

Valleyfair, the Twin Cities’ premier amusement park, is located on 125 acres in Shakopee, Minn, and will introduce Delirious, a 70-foot looping thrill ride, for its 2018 season. The new family thrill ride, manufactured by Larson International, will coil riders upside-down on a seven story, 360-degree freestanding structure with a high capacity, high speed train. […]

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Hersheypark plans two new water attractions

Hersheypark plans two new water attractions

Hersheypark, the 121-acre amusement park in Hershey, Paennsylvania, plans to introduce two new family thrill attractions from ProSlide Technology for The Boardwalk at Hersheypark water park – Breakers Edge Water Coaster and Whitecap Racer. Breakers Edge Water Coaster will be the world’s first HydroMagnetic water coaster with flying saucer turns and the 14th coaster at […]

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First Chinese Six Flags parks highlighted in exhibition center

First Chinese Six Flags parks highlighted in exhibition center

  Six Flags Entertainment Corporation and Riverside Investment Group Co. Ltd. have opened the Zhejiang Riverside Themed Town Exhibition Center offering visitors a first-hand look of the planned Riverside themed town. This 30 billion yuan (USD $4.6 billion) development along the Yangtze River Delta will be a Chinese residential and retail community with the first-ever […]

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Schlitterbahn weathers hurricane Harvey

Schlitterbahn weathers hurricane Harvey

Schlitterbahn has had four parks impacted by hurricane Harvey. Fortunately, the majority of these parks have weathered the storm. Both Schlitterbahn New Braunfels and Schlitterbahn South Padre Island waterparks re-opened and the resorts continue to operate. Schlitterbahn Galveston Island has also gotten through the storm with minimal damage. Unfortunately, area flooding and a second wave […]

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Planet Aqua Group to utilise CenterEdge software

Planet Aqua Group to utilise CenterEdge software

CenterEdge Software, a provider of point-of-sale, online sales and reservations, and ticketing systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, has been selected by Planet Aqua Group as its POS system for the Shreveport Aquarium and SALT Restaurant in Shreveport Restaurant in Shreveport, Louisiana. Planet Aqua Group will use the CenterEdge Advantage Point of Sale system for […]

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Kristensen named at Orlando Eye

Kristensen named at Orlando Eye

The Coca-Cola Orlando Eye on Orlando’s International Drive has hired Jacob Kristensen as the attraction’s new general manager. Kristensen will oversee all operations for the Orlando Eye, including business development, marketing and engineering. “Jacob Kristensen is a welcome addition to the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye team,” said Patrick Connor, southeast general manager, Merlin Entertainments. “Kristensen’s experience […]

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