OWA now open!

OWA now open!

OWA, a new ‘amusement and entertainment destination’ located in Foley, Alabama, has now opened. The $240 million OWA project, including an amusement park, 150-room hotel, retail, dining options, and an artificial lake, is a project that has been developed by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Centered on a 14-acre (5.7 hectare) lake, OWA opened […]

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Quassy to expand waterpark

Quassy to expand waterpark

Splash Away Bay waterpark at Quassy Amusement Park, Middlebury, Connecticut, will get ‘supercharged’ for the 2018 season. Three new gigantic water raft rides with a combined length of more than 1,000 feet will be constructed during the offseason, bringing to 15 the number of slides in the lakeside complex. “We’re thrilled that we can start […]

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Newly renovated Six Flags Hurricane Harbor opens in Mexico

Newly renovated Six Flags Hurricane Harbor opens in Mexico

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in Oaxtepec, Mexico opened to the public this summer with an updated and expanded Hurricane Harbor Water Park designed by long time Six Flags partner, Aquatic Development Group (ADG). The 65-acre waterpark in Oaxtepec was originally built in the 1940’s. The preexisting property, owned by the Mexican Federal Government and run […]

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Three largest indoor waterparks in the US open new Proslide expansions

Three largest indoor waterparks in the US open new Proslide expansions

The three largest indoor water parks in the US, which are all Kalahari Resorts, have successfully opened new and exciting expansions featuring Proslide rides. The first of these expansions was at Kalahari Resorts Poconos which officially became the biggest water park in the US in March, 2017. The Poconos “Phase II” expansion includes 8 new ProSlide rides, […]

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accesso® announces plan to acquire The Experience EngineTM (TE2)

accesso® announces plan to acquire The Experience EngineTM (TE2)

accesso Technology Group plc (AIM: ACSO), the technology solutions provider to leisure, entertainment and cultural markets, plans to acquire The Experience EngineTM (TE2) in a move that will provide accesso the capabilities to offer a heightened level of personalisation and real-time marketing to customers across a range of venues including theme parks, ski resorts, hotels, […]

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Falcon’s Creative Group welcomes industry veteran Mike Wallace as Creative Director

Falcon’s Creative Group welcomes industry veteran Mike Wallace as Creative Director

Falcon’s Creative Group, the Orlando-based creative services firm specialising in the design and production of themed experiences, has announced the addition of industry veteran Mike Wallace as its new creative director. In his role at Falcon’s Creative Group, Wallace will be responsible for leading and overseeing the company’s creative team, which consists of an experienced, […]

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AMC and TRIOTECH partner to bring “Fear the Walking Dead Survival” attraction to Las Vegas

AMC and TRIOTECH partner to bring “Fear the Walking Dead Survival” attraction to Las Vegas

Fremont Street Experience will soon be home to a new attraction, Fear the Walking Dead Survival, scheduled to open summer 2017. Inspired by the hit AMC series, thrill-seekers and zombie fanatics will enjoy this unique multisensory experience that combines a thrill ride, escape room, maze, and interactive gaming, all set against the horrors of a […]

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Sea Jellies Illuminated coming to Sea World

Sea Jellies Illuminated coming to Sea World

Sea World has partnered with Griffith University to bring the beauty and wonder of sea jellies to life with the announcement of the Sea Jellies Illuminated exhibit opening in April 2018. Sea Jellies Illuminated will feature an array of sea jelly displays and educational elements to take Sea World guests on an illuminating journey as […]

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White-knuckle ride Sky Force nearing completion

White-knuckle ride Sky Force nearing completion

Flambards Theme Park is all set to welcome its latest attraction, a new white-knuckle ride named Sky Force. The park, located in Cornwall in the UK, is hailing Sky Force as “the first genuine white knuckle ride in the South West”, which is set to open at the Helston park later this summer.  Suspended on […]

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Puy Du Fou set to invest €200 million by 2025

Puy Du Fou set to invest €200 million by 2025

2017 is set to see Puy du Fou, France’s second largest theme park, celebrate its 40th anniversary with a fantastic new programme for guests to enjoy. 2017 is also the year that Puy du Fou promises a ‘major turning point’ for international development with new ambitious projects being developed in Europe and China. The park […]

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