Coventry water park named The Wave

Coventry water park named The Wave

The upcoming water park in Coventry, which is due to open to the public in early 2019, finally has a name – The Wave. The name was derived from the building’s modern design. The water park is estimated to cost £36.7m, and will feature nine water slides. Next year, visitors will be able to ride […]

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Christmas comes to Hersheypark

Christmas comes to Hersheypark

The magic of the holidays comes to life during Christmas at Hersheypark, Pennsylvania. Marking its 35th anniversary this year, the Christmas Candylane holiday attraction will feature more than 50 rides, including 40 rides for children and six roller coasters, including Sidewinder, Wildcat, sooperdooperLooper, Cocoa Cruiser, Wild Mouse and Laff Trakk. Four million sparkling lights will […]

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Holovis join Liver Building project

Holovis join Liver Building project

The Royal Liver Building is due to be revamped with a visitor attraction and projection mapped show as part of Heritage Great Britain’s new project. As well as producing the projection mapped show for the iconic Liverpudlian building, Holovis is is working with Heritage Great Britain on a series of signature destination attractions, across both […]

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Simtec unveil ScreenFlite

Simtec unveil ScreenFlite

Simtec has developed a media information system, named “Le Chandelier”, for the Aeroporto di Roma. Simtect’s customer and Samsung, as launching advertising customer and supplier of the LED display, were each played pivotal parts in the Le Chandelier project. The system itself is installed in Terminal 3 at Rome Fiumicino Airport. The huge digital sculpture […]

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Parque de Diversiones opens in Cuba

Parque de Diversiones opens in Cuba

Parque de Diversiones, a modern amusement park with Chinese technology, Wi-Fi, computerized spaces, and a braille guidance system for children with visual disabilities has opened in Cienfuegos, Cuba. It was built at a cost of 2,774,000 pesos, or $2.774 million. That includes the cost of two Chinese carousels and an electric train. In addition, another […]

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Best Union is now Vivaticket

Best Union is now Vivaticket

The Best Union group has rebranded, becoming Vivaticket. The new brand now reflects the company’s goals more closely, and brings the group together as one global team. With 19 years under its belt so far, Vivaticket’s goal is to continue to grow with the same values, and to prioritise customer feedback and knowledge. Vivaticket was […]

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Offshore Surf makes waves

Offshore Surf makes waves

American Wave Machines has launched Offshore Surf, a comprehensive surf venue offering that combines an authentic surfing experience with food, bar and retail – all under one roof. Powered by American Wave Machine’s SurfStream technology, Offshore Surf offers visitors everything from soft rolling white water waves to hollow right and left barrels. The technology provides […]

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Familypark hosts summer VDFU meeting

Familypark hosts summer VDFU meeting

Over 180 participants gathered at Familypark, Austria, to take part in the Summer Meeting of the Association of German amusement parks and leisure companies (VDFU). Key members of the industry were in attendance at the park, which was also celebrating it’s 50th anniversary, as well as 25 years as part of the VDFU association.

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Havoc in West Edmonton

Havoc in West Edmonton

Canada’s West Edmonton Mall, he largest shopping mall in North America and the tenth largest in the world, has welcomed it’s newest attraction; Havoc. The Moser Ride manufactured thrill stands over 46ft tall and weighs 125,000 pounds, and sends riders through the air on three independent axes of rotation.

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Triotech unveil free-roaming Assassin’s Creed adventure for its VR Maze

Triotech unveil free-roaming Assassin’s Creed adventure for its VR Maze

Triotech, along with Ubisoft, has launched a new adventure for its VR Maze attraction – Assassin’s Creed: The Temple of Anubis. The new VR Maze title was announced at IAAPA’s attractions expo in Orlando, and is set in Ancient Egypt as reimagined in Ubisoft’s 2017 game Assassin’s Creed Origins. Players take on the role of […]

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