Fantasy Island, Ingoldmells announces the first of many exciting developments this year!

Fantasy Island, Ingoldmells announces the first of many exciting developments this year!

Following the company’s purchase in March 2016 by Mellors Group, Fantasy Island Holdings Ltd has had three successful seasons and is looking forward to opening its doors to visitors in March 2109. The park has announced the first of its 2019 developments – a major re-vamp to one of its most thrilling rides, Fantasy Mouse. […]

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Legoland planned for Korea

Legoland planned for Korea

Merlin Entertainments has confirmed that it has entered into a partnership agreement with the Gangwon Provincial Government to build a Legoland Park in South Korea, scheduled to open by 2022. Legoland Korea will be situated upon the island of Hajungdo in Chuncheon, located approximately one hour’s journey east of Seoul and within a two-hour drive […]

Climbing Walls Coming to the Wilderness Resort

Climbing Walls Coming to the Wilderness Resort

Wilderness Resort,  Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, is adding three climbing walls by Clip and Climb to its Timberland Playhouse area. According to Chris Ebben, the resort’s attractions director, “Each of the walls will vary in difficulty and appearance, and all are certain to provide a memorable experience for participants by offering a wide variety of challenges.” […]

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Puy du Fou announces 2019 plans

Puy du Fou announces 2019 plans

A spectacular new immersive attraction, upgraded park entrances and an investment of €28.5m are amongst the key initiatives for 2019, announced by Puy du Fou, France’s 2nd largest theme park. Next year will also see the opening of the first Puy du Fou venture in Spain when a night-time show, narrating the history of the […]

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Wild adventures names Vigue assistant general manager

Wild adventures names Vigue assistant general manager

​Wild Adventures Theme Park, Valdosta, Georgia, has announced that Jon Vigue, an industry veteran with 20 years of experience, has been promoted to the position of assistant general manager. Vigue has been serving as Wild Adventures’ director of revenue, security and safety, joining the Herschend Family Entertainment property in 2016.​“This is an exciting development for […]

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Visitor numbers at an all time high for Europa-Park

Visitor numbers at an all time high for Europa-Park

With over 5.6 million visitors last year, Europa-Park broke its 2017 record. Park owner Roland Mack said: “We are very happy that the guests stayed with us so much despite the fire in May. The long heat period in the summer was not conducive, but the October, with Halloween and the winter season balanced it […]

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Schlitterbahn seeking alumni

Schlitterbahn seeking alumni

Schlitterbahn is seeking out all former members of the Bahn staff family to help celebrate the park’s 40th anniversary in 2019. Everyone from lifeguards to housekeepers, accountants to Dippin’ Dot scoopers, grounds crew to glitter tattoo artists – all far-flung Schlitterbahn staff alumni from every park are invited to sign up on a special site […]

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Universal Orlando reveals earlier-than-ever opening for Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Orlando reveals earlier-than-ever opening for Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Orlando Resort has an early holiday gift for guests who are visiting in early September 2019. They’ll now have the opportunity to experience the Halloween event during their visit. Due to popular demand and the incredible growth of the event, Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 2019 will begin earlier than ever before, running select […]

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Yukon striker enjoys rapid progress

Yukon striker enjoys rapid progress

Canada’s Wonderland is thrilled to see such rapid progress on its new world-record breaking Bolliger & Mabillard dive coaster, Yukon Striker. The entire coaster consists of 107 track pieces and 42 support columns. The largest column is 63 meters (207 feet) high and over a meter (3 feet) in diameter. In the new year the […]

Zierer Busy for 2019

Zierer Busy for 2019

Zierer has a full order book to fill for 2019. Most recently as shown in the photo is a contract signed at the IAAPA Attractions Expo. It was for a Jet Ski with Fraispertuis Amusement Park in France on behalf of EAS in Amsterdam. Shown at the contract signing are, left to right, Yvonne Penzkofer, […]

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