Holidays are coming to Universal Studios

Holidays are coming to Universal Studios

A host of festive fun is coming to Los Angeles’ Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal CityWalk for the 2018 winter season, including the additional of nightly snowfall to Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Hogwarts castle transforms into a light projection spectacular, and the town of Hogsmeade shines with décor themed to each […]

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Infinity Falls debuts at SeaWorld Orlando

Infinity Falls debuts at SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando has introduced Infinity Falls, an eight seat whitewater raft ride by Intamin.

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EAG 2019 to celebrate 10 years of innovation

EAG 2019 to celebrate 10 years of innovation

The ExCel London is set to welcome the 10th EAG International & Visitor Attraction Expo on January 15-17 2019. In 10 years, EAG & VAE has reflected changes in the industry, evolving from its amusements and coin-op roots, to a show embracing indoor and adventure play and reflecting the dynamic markets for of out-of-home entertainment.

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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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WhiteWater Licenses Wiegand Maelzer’s Slide Wheel

WhiteWater Licenses Wiegand Maelzer’s Slide Wheel

At this year’s EAS exhibition in Amsterdam, Wiegand Maelzer licensed WhiteWater to manufacture its innovative Slide Wheel.

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SeaWorld to welcome a new world-first coaster

SeaWorld to welcome a new world-first coaster

Tidal Twiser, a duelling roller coaster-like ride, is set to arrive in SeaWorld San Diego in May 2019. The unique horizontal ride is the first of its kind in the world – a Skywarp Horizon model built by Skyline Attractions.

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Ride Entertainment looks to the future

Ride Entertainment looks to the future

In addition to celebrating its first 20 years of operation, Ride Entertainment is expecting continued growth in the years to come, boosted by the upcoming creation of two divisions to manage its activities under the larger Ride Entertainment banner.

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Wild Adventures snaps up new alligator attractions

Wild Adventures snaps up new alligator attractions

2019 will see Wild Adventures Theme Park, Georgia, build a new kids’ area boasting immersive wildlife experiences, six rides, and the chance to get up close with South Georgia’s most intriguing native species. The new additions represent one of the park’s largest projects in a decade with a renovation of more than three acres.

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Legacy Entertainment completes brand evolution

Legacy Entertainment completes brand evolution

Legacy Entertainment has completed its brand evolution and will make its official company debut under its new banner during IAAPA 2018 in Orlando. There, the firm will sport a striking new booth that will represent the completion of the yearlong rebranding and restructuring process. The announcement of the new brand also coincides with the completion […]

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Hal McEvoy named IAAPA President and CEO

Hal McEvoy named IAAPA President and CEO

Hal McEvoy has been named president and CEO of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), effectively immediately. The announcement by the Board of Directors follows a comprehensive worldwide executive search process conducted by the IAAPA Compensation Committee which is made up of IAAPA members from around the globe.

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