Energylandia’s Hyperion debut takes riders out of this world

Energylandia’s Hyperion debut takes riders out of this world

Poland’s newest record-breaking coaster, Hyperion, debuted at Energylandia Park on July 14 – which was, additionally, the park’s 4th anniversary. Celebrations went on across the weekend as riders enjoyed a coaster a year in the making. Hyperion is now the highest and fastest coaster in Europe, located in Zator, Poland. Construction began in October 2017 […]

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Name selected for Dreamland’s newest ride

Name selected for Dreamland’s newest ride

Over 2,900 entries were submitted in a competition to name Dreamland’s new addition, located in Margate, England. ‘Dreamcatcher’ was chosen by a panel of judges after being suggested by 111 people – one of which, randomly selected, was selected as the winner of the competition. Rebecca Wood, the winner, will be one of the first […]

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Leolandia welcome new Masha and the Bear themed area

Leolandia welcome new Masha and the Bear themed area

Italian theme park Leolandia has revealed that La Foresta di Masha e Orso (Masha and the Bear’s Woodland) will be coming soon. The brand new area is the world’s first Masha and the Bear inspired “world”, and will blend magic and adventure for a fully interactive experience.

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WhiteWater introduce online “Splash Factor” tool

WhiteWater introduce online “Splash Factor” tool

Created to serve as an industry benchmark, WhiteWater have developed on online tool to measure a park’s Splash Factor. The service will decipher whether the right soak factors are being provided for a park’s guests, if there’s enough (or too much) splash, and what blend of rides will optimise the park’s impact.

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Parques Reunidos acquire Wet’n’Wild Sydney with $40m investment

Parques Reunidos acquire Wet’n’Wild Sydney with $40m investment

Spanish leisure park operator Parques Reunidos have acquired the Village Roadshow Wet’n’Wild, located in Sydney. The investment is the first step in a planned expansion throughout the southern hemisphere, strengthening geographic diversification and contributing to reducing revenue seasonality. Wet’n’Wild Sydney will bring along a platform to grow in Australia through future acquisitions and Indoor Entertainment […]

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! partner with Nitro Circus to celebrate 100th anniversary

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! partner with Nitro Circus to celebrate 100th anniversary

  Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is reenergising its history with a two-year touring, digital content, and publishing partnership with action sports entertainment brand Nitro Circus. As a category exclusive partner, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! will be featured throughout Nitro Circus’ live shows and the Nitro World Games. Utilizing athlete ambassadors, the two brands […]

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2019 target for UAE Virtual Reality boom

2019 target for UAE Virtual Reality boom

Virtual Reality (VR) has been a revelation for the entertainment and leisure industry in UAE and the rest of the GCC region, allowing theme parks to present new and exciting experiences to their visitors. Industry experts such as International Expo Consults, organisers of DEAL – the largest exhibition for the entertainment and leisure industry in […]

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16 Taiwanese theme parks roll out preferential admission to returning customers

16 Taiwanese theme parks roll out preferential admission to returning customers

Amusement parks in Taiwan are implementing new deals to increase visitor footfall this summer, and 16 of them have taken a step further – collectively agreeing on a deal to charge lower admission fees to those guests who had visited another partnering amusement park during the season.

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Toverland celebrates its largest expansion ever

Toverland celebrates its largest expansion ever

Toverland presented Port Laguna, a new entrance, and a new themed area called Avalon on July 5 2018. Guests were able to enjoy a number of new attractions, including the rollercoaster Fēnix, water attraction Merlin’s Quest, and an interactive magic show performed in a magical warehouse called Magiezijn.

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Aquatopia voted nations #1 waterpark by USA Today

Aquatopia voted nations #1 waterpark by USA Today

The Poconos’ Camelback Lodge & Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark has been named Best Indoor Waterpark in the country by USA Today. The park was selected from hundreds of American waterparks to secure the winning spot in USA Today’s 10 Best Reader’s Choice travel award contest for the second time since opening its doors in 2015.

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