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Get ready for some first class speakers!
03/03/2015 Read More →

Get ready for some first class speakers!

Each year the Thea Awards Gala in California is preceded by the two-day TEA Summit and the line-up for this year’s event – taking place in just a few weeks’ time – is particularly impressive.

Posted in: Show Previews
New broom at Disney Parks and Resorts
24/02/2015 Read More →

New broom at Disney Parks and Resorts

Bob Chapek (pictured) has been named the new chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, replacing Tom Staggs who became Disney’s chief operating officer earlier this month.

Posted in: Park News
Paramount London announces new IP agreement
24/02/2015 Read More →

Paramount London announces new IP agreement

Aardman is the latest brand owner to sign an agreement with the company behind the planned Paramount theme park resort outside London.

Posted in: Park News
Reaching for the sky on International Drive
17/02/2015 Read More →

Reaching for the sky on International Drive

The Orlando Eye – opening on May 4 and pictured above – is one of several new sky-scraping attractions that will soon be towering over International Drive (‘I-Drive’) in the Florida theme park hotspot.

Posted in: Park News
MOIpark – out-of-this world entertainment in Istanbul
09/02/2015 Read More →

MOIpark – out-of-this world entertainment in Istanbul

Located inside Turkey’s largest mixed-use shopping centre, MOIpark at the Mall of Istanbul features US$36 million of attractions spread over 12,000 square metres.

Posted in: Park Profiles
WhiteWater’s Chinese waterpark wonders
02/02/2015 Read More →

WhiteWater’s Chinese waterpark wonders

Since designing and supplying the world’s busiest waterpark, Chimelong Water Park in Guangzhou, WhiteWater has experienced considerable growth in China, completing around 30 new projects in the last few years. Here David Bogdonov from the company’s Shanghai office brings us up to speed.

Posted in: Company Profiles
Wanda wows in Wuhan!
02/02/2015 Read More →

Wanda wows in Wuhan!

Believe it or not, the bold looking building above in Wuhan, China, houses a theme park. Designed by Stufish Entertainment Architects, it is home what is believed to be the world’s first indoor movie park.

Posted in: Park News
Play hard, earn hard!
26/01/2015 Read More →

Play hard, earn hard!

Happy children make for happy parents and that means they will spend more money at your facility as a result. Deborah Holt from the Association of Play industries (API) explains more.

Posted in: Park Operations
Mission Admission 2015
26/01/2015 Read More →

Mission Admission 2015

The latest trends in ticketing and access control. 

Posted in: Park Operations
Hello Kitty Park
26/01/2015 Read More →

Hello Kitty Park

China’s first Coaster Wheel – by Intamin – is one of the headline attractions at Hello Kitty Park, which opened in the city of Anji late last year.

Posted in: Park News