Projects delayed at Big Rivers Waterpark

Projects delayed at Big Rivers Waterpark

The Big Rivers Waterpark and Gator Bayou Adventure Park project, Texas, has been delayed. According to a company statement issued July 27: “We appreciate that the Houston area has waited a long time for Big Rivers Waterpark and Gator Bayou Adventure Park to open, and we want to give you the best experience possible. Our […]

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World’s first Roam & Ride VR attraction announced

World’s first Roam & Ride VR attraction announced

September 2018 will see the soft opening of Europa-Park’s newest virtual reality attraction. VR Coaster, Holodeck VR and MackMedia announced that the Holodeck platform has been selected to create Roam & Ride, which combines free-roaming virtual reality with a VR thrill ride.

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Universal to debut Stranger Things Halloween Horror Nights maze

Universal to debut Stranger Things Halloween Horror Nights maze

Things are about to get turned upside down at Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights’ as a first look  at the Stranger Things maze key art designed  by Kyle Lambert, the official illustrator of the mega-hit Netflix original series, has been revealed.

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Baby-boomers boost amusement park market growth

Baby-boomers boost amusement park market growth

According to the latest market research report by Techanavio, the global amusement park market is expected to post a CAGR of over 8% during the period 2018-2022. However, the growth momentum of the market is expected to decelerate due to a decline in the year-on-year growth.

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Picsolve announces tech team expansion and new hires

Picsolve announces tech team expansion and new hires

In order to cement its position in the global industry, Picsolve has announced a series of senior leadership and tech team hires. The appointments accelerate Picsolve’s strategy of global expansion into a diverse range of new leisure sectors, from stadia to cruise ships, and will complement its growth across the US, Europe and Asia-Pac markets.

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Roller raises $7m to accelerate global growth

Roller raises $7m to accelerate global growth

The all-in-one software platform for leisure and entertainment venues, Roller, has raised a $7 million Series B round of funding led by US based growth capital firm, Acadian Software, with participation from a number of Australian based investors. Roller is an enterprise platform that allows leisure and entertainment venues to perform business critical functions such […]

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Roush opening new entertainment-focused technical centre in Orlando

Roush opening new entertainment-focused technical centre in Orlando

Roush, a product development services supplier, is opening an Orlando-based facility to expand Roush Entertainment Systems’ ongoing support of the themed attraction industry. Since 2007, Roush’s Entertainment Systems group has engineered, designed and manufactured ride seat systems, equipment and show action figures for theme parks from its main campus in Livonia, Michigan. With the opening […]

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Swim and play with dolphins in Bermuda

Swim and play with dolphins in Bermuda

At Dolphin Quest Bermuda, guests can now discover dolphins up-close and help support marine mammal conservation and education. The lagoon, located inside the National Museum of Bermuda, offers visitors as young as three the opportunity to touch, feed, and play with bottlenose dolphins. Similarly, the Sea Quest package includes a water-scooter tour of a coral reef […]

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Realfiction appoints new CFO

Realfiction appoints new CFO

Realfiction Holding has appointed Torben Okkels as new chief financial officer, effective from August 1. Okkels brings a background of finance, accounting and management consulting to the company, and will strengthen Realfiction’s efforts in achieving commercial milestones.

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Falcon’s Creative Group announce new podcast series

Falcon’s Creative Group announce new podcast series

Orlando-based theming firm has announced the launch of its new podcast series – Experience Imagination.

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