The Great Lego Race comes to Florida

The Great Lego Race comes to Florida

Legoland Florida has transformed existing Project X roller coaster into a high-octane, virtual reality experience that puts guests in the driver’s seat for a race against a colorful lineup of Lego mini-figure characters. Developed under the supervision of Merlin Magic Making, the global creative and delivery division of Merlin Entertainments, The Great Lego Race is […]

Posted in: 2018
Atlantis unveiled

Atlantis unveiled

Commissioned by Fosun International and Kerzner International, Falcon’s Creative has provided thematic and interior design services for the Lost Chambers Aquarium and the Aquaventure Waterpark, a part of the new Atlantis Sanya resort situated along the Haitang Bay National Coast in China. Inspired by the myth of the lost continent of Atlantis, Aquaventure Waterpark’s design […]

Posted in: 2017
Exploring the rapid development of Middle East’s entertainment and leisure industry

Exploring the rapid development of Middle East’s entertainment and leisure industry

With investment from both public and private sectors, the GCC region (all Arab states of the Persian Gulf except for Iraq) is fast becoming a growing market for international theme parks, leisure parks and entertainment establishments. There is an increasing need in this area to boost tourism with the aim of attracting 86 million visitors […]

Posted in: 2017
Dinosaurs lurk in AR park Jurrassic Island

Dinosaurs lurk in AR park Jurrassic Island

Huis Ten Bosch theme park, located on the shores of Omura bay in the Saikai prefecture of Nagasaki, Japan, has announced the launch of an augmented reality experience that allows guests to do battle with dinosaurs in a realistic outdoor setting, reminiscient of the hit film franchise. Located on an ‘uninhabited island’, just off the coast from Huis […]

Posted in: 2018
Roland Mack to keynote TEA SATE Europe 2018

Roland Mack to keynote TEA SATE Europe 2018

German theme park Europa-Park will host the Themed Entertainment Association’s SATE Europe conference for 2018, taking place May 2-3. Park founder Roland Mack (pictured) will be the keynote speaker. SATE is the signature conference on Experience Design. Born in Freiburg in 1949, Roland Mack studied mechanical engineering and created the idea for Europa-Park together with his father in […]

Posted in: 2018, Uncategorized
Picsolve appoints Hockley as CEO

Picsolve appoints Hockley as CEO

Picsolve has appointed David Hockley as chief executive officer. He previously held the role of Picsolve’s interim CEO and was instrumental in the company’s acquisition of US market leader Freeze Frame in September 2017. Hockley will focus on driving Picsolve’s top-line growth, helping its partners realize innovative customer experiences, boosting new business, and increasing operational […]

Posted in: 2018
Expansion plans for Maurer Rides

Expansion plans for Maurer Rides

To accommodate an increased volume of incoming orders, Maurer Rides is expanding to open joint facilities in Kirchheim near Munich, together with its development partner, Beutler Transport Systeme. The new location is located in Kirchheim, only 15 minutes from Maurer’s headquarters in Munich. Moving forward, the spare parts supplies and vehicle construction will be relocated […]

Posted in: 2018

Lionsgate and Parques Reunidos to open second ‘Lionsgate Entertainment City’ in Madrid

Global content leader Lionsgate and leading leisure park operators Parques Reunidos has announced the opening of branded indoor entertainment centre ‘Lionsgate Entertainment City’ at the iconic Estación Príncipe Pío in Madrid. It is set to open in early 2020 following the launch of the partnership’s first entertainment centre in Time Square, New York in 2019. […]

Posted in: 2018
6 million euro waterpark to open near Zagreb, Croatia

6 million euro waterpark to open near Zagreb, Croatia

Aquapark Zelina will be located at the site of the former pools in Sveti Ivan Zeleni, a formerly popular tourist hub in central Croatia. The 6 million-euro water park was designed by Spanish company ActionPark WaterScapes, and will has areas for swimming and relaxation as well as slides aimed at both adults and children planned for as part of its first phase of construction. Aquapark Zelina […]

Posted in: 2018, Park News
Teletubbies live show returns to Butlin’s

Teletubbies live show returns to Butlin’s

DHX Brands, the brand management and consumer products arm of DHX Media, has announced that the Teletubbies are back at Butlin’s for 2018 – and for the first time in a live show, they will be joined by the Tiddlytubbies! The brand new show, Teletubbies’ Big Play Date, features new music as part of a 20-minute […]

Posted in: 2018