Newly renovated Six Flags Hurricane Harbor opens in Mexico

Newly renovated Six Flags Hurricane Harbor opens in Mexico

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in Oaxtepec, Mexico opened to the public this summer with an updated and expanded Hurricane Harbor Water Park designed by long time Six Flags partner, Aquatic Development Group (ADG). The 65-acre waterpark in Oaxtepec was originally built in the 1940’s. The preexisting property, owned by the Mexican Federal Government and run […]

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Falcon’s Creative Group welcomes industry veteran Mike Wallace as Creative Director

Falcon’s Creative Group welcomes industry veteran Mike Wallace as Creative Director

Falcon’s Creative Group, the Orlando-based creative services firm specialising in the design and production of themed experiences, has announced the addition of industry veteran Mike Wallace as its new creative director. In his role at Falcon’s Creative Group, Wallace will be responsible for leading and overseeing the company’s creative team, which consists of an experienced, […]

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Sea Jellies Illuminated coming to Sea World

Sea Jellies Illuminated coming to Sea World

Sea World has partnered with Griffith University to bring the beauty and wonder of sea jellies to life with the announcement of the Sea Jellies Illuminated exhibit opening in April 2018. Sea Jellies Illuminated will feature an array of sea jelly displays and educational elements to take Sea World guests on an illuminating journey as […]

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SeaWorld adds virtual reality experience to the Kraken

SeaWorld adds virtual reality experience to the Kraken

Kraken, SeaWorld Orlando’s original roller coaster, now offers an adventure for thrill-seeking guests unlike any other. Dubbed Kraken Unleashed, the B&M floorless coaster has become a first-of-its-kind virtual reality coaster in the United States, with fully integrated headsets. The completely immersive experience takes riders on an exploratory journey under the sea. “After providing thousands of […]

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Biggest animatronic ever built set for Carthageland

Biggest animatronic ever built set for Carthageland

EOS Rides,alian ride and attractions developer, has created the world’s biggest ever animatronic figure – which is to be the centerpiece of a customised spinning coaster also designed and built by EOS. The gorilla has been crafted to resemble the famous King Kong, with specialist craftsmen at EOS having studied the animal in real life, […]

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A True Family Coaster?

A True Family Coaster?

When Busch Gardens Williamsburg sent out their media kit for InvadR, they didn’t apologize for the misspelling. Rather, they touted the opening of the park’s first wooden roller coaster. I easily excused the spelling, since this ride was themed to a Viking invasion, and English was never the Viking’s first language. But what caught my […]

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Business of Fun contest now open

Business of Fun contest now open

The IAAPA Foundation of the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions has teamed up with JA Worldwide to sponsor a global, on-line contest for 14 to 19 year-old students who are driven by an entrepreneurial spirit. The Business of Fun contest gives young people the opportunity to submit an idea for—or innovation of—new or improved rides, […]

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Two New Triotech Projects with Jeju Shinhwa World announced

Two New Triotech Projects with Jeju Shinhwa World announced

Triotech is developing two world premiere attractions for the Jeju Shinhwa World theme park being built in South Korea. These unique attractions will be based on TUBAn Entertainment’s Larva I.P. including its two iconic characters, Red and Yellow. Triotech is developing two world premiere attractions for the Jeju Shinhwa World theme park being built in […]

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Justice League: Battle for Metropolis Opens at Six Flags Over Georgia

Justice League: Battle for Metropolis Opens at Six Flags Over Georgia

Justice League: Battle for Metropolis is a high action and interactive ride by Sally Corp. located inside a 22,000 square foot (2,044 sq m) building in the all-new Metropolis Park at Six Flags Over Georgia. Guests tag alongside their favourite DC Comics Super Heroes in an epic battle through 4D effects of wind, fire and […]

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accesso partners with Experiencias Xcaret

accesso partners with Experiencias Xcaret

accesso Technology Group is bringing its ticketing and point-of-sale platform to Experiencias Xcaret, a network of popular parks, tours and attractions that highlight the nature, culture, history and beauty of Mexico. Located in Riviera Maya, just 35 miles (56 km) from Cancun, Experiencias Xcaret will utilise the accesso Siriusware solution to simplify operations and streamline […]

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