Shock death of Chance Rides president
By 22/04/2016 Read More →

Shock death of Chance Rides president

Mike Chance died on April 19 at the age of just 42.

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Warner Bros park plans revealed for Abu Dhabi
By 19/04/2016 Read More →

Warner Bros park plans revealed for Abu Dhabi

The developers of Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi have gone public about their US$1 billion plans. Phase one of this, the third theme park at Yas Island together with Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld, will open in 2018 and also feature the world’s only Warner-branded hotel.

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Pier purchase provides springboard for new UK attraction operator
By 12/04/2016 Read More →

Pier purchase provides springboard for new UK attraction operator

One of England’s most popular visitor attractions is to change hands. The Eclectic Bar Group plans to use the purchase of Brighton Pier as a platform to build a portfolio of other attractions around the UK. The company has entered into a conditional agreement with The Noble Organisation to acquire The Brighton Marine Palace and […]

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Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon
By 11/02/2016 Read More →

Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon

The world’s first Nickelodeon branded waterpark has opened at Sunway Lagoon in Malaysia, featuring SpongeBob SquarePants and friends plus a host of exciting attractions from WhiteWater inside a tropical 10- acre landscape.

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Phantasialand’s next world of wonder
By 11/02/2016 Read More →

Phantasialand’s next world of wonder

Two years on from introducing one of the world’s most unique and highly-themed flume rides (Chiapas), the German park Phantasialand is hard at work on another mega project.

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World’s largest trailer-mounted observation wheel opens in Paris
By 11/02/2016 Read More →

World’s largest trailer-mounted observation wheel opens in Paris

Standing proudly overlooking the Champs Élysées from the Place de la Concorde, the new Roue de Paris from Mondial towers approximately 70 metres (230 feet) over the French capital.

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Mission accomplished!
By 11/02/2016 Read More →

Mission accomplished!

It’s not every day you see a lifelike NASA Space Shuttle mounted on top of a Boeing 747. Not unless you work at Space Center Houston, that is. The Texas visitor attraction launched its long-anticipated Independence Plaza on January 23, presented by Boeing. Whilst the Space Shuttle is a replica, the 747 is the actual […]

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‘Legoland’ stars in new 4D film
By 11/02/2016 Read More →

‘Legoland’ stars in new 4D film

The park is the star of a new 4D Lego movie showing exclusively at Legoland sites across the globe in 2016, but all may not be as it seems.

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Fun Spot’s theme park ambition
By 11/02/2016 Read More →

Fun Spot’s theme park ambition

It developed from a family entertainment centre into an amusement park, and now Orlando’s Fun Spot America has ambitions to become a theme park.

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PortAventura World
By 11/02/2016 Read More →

PortAventura World

As it gears up for the opening of Ferrari Land next year, the Spanish destination PortAventura is aiming to consolidate its status as a major European resort with a rebranding exercise that sees it emerge as PortAventura World Parks & Resort.

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