A blast of cold air engulfed Orlando, Florida, for the beginning of IAAPA Attractions Expo back in November, but activity inside the Orange County Convention Center was heated, buoyed by the largest attendance in 17 years. Paul Ruben and Owen Ralph report from the big industry get-together.
Set to open in three years’ time, Legoland Korea will be built under Merlin Entertainments’ “operated and leased” model, the parks and attractions giant has confirmed.
Nine new Angry Birds family entertainment centres will open in China following a deal between Rovio Entertainment and the Guogou Group.
As part of the Tweetsie Railroad Halloween Festival, this fearsome looking “Ghost Train” has been howling its way through the Blue Ridge Mountains each weekend since late September and will contibue to do so until 1 November.
The award-winning Danish amusement park Fårup Sommerland is to realise its dream of resort status with the addition of a 4-star hotel, opening in 2016.
Opening in summer 2015, Efteling’s new dive coaster will be called Baron 1898.
Over the years, the Thai resort of Pattaya hasn’t always enjoyed the most family-friendly reputation, but the arrival of two new waterparks should put the area back on the map. The first, which opened earlier this month in Bang Saray, is Cartoon Network Amazone.
Billed as “the Polynesian island in the South Pacific, Lotte Water Park opened this May in Gimhae, Busan, attracting impressive attendance figures form the start.
Six Flags Over Georgia (SFOG) is the latest ‘Flags property in the United States to add a Hurricane Harbor-branded waterpark. Best of all, guests can enjoy its four new water attractions included in the price of regular amusement park admission.