IAAPA elects Rosenberg replacement 2nd vice-chair
By 23/12/2016 Read More →

IAAPA elects Rosenberg replacement 2nd vice-chair

David Rosenberg (pictured) has been elected second vice-chairman of IAAPA, following the passing of Al Weber Jnr, who had been elected to the position in September.

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Networking in a Winter Wonderland
By 23/12/2016 Read More →

Networking in a Winter Wonderland

Following the spring 2015 tour to The View from The Shard, London Palladium and Making of Harry Potter, the EME (Europe and Middle East) division of the TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) paid a pre-Christmas visit to three more attractions in the British capital.

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Phase one now open at Dubai Parks and Resorts
By 21/12/2016 Read More →

Phase one now open at Dubai Parks and Resorts

With the unveiling of Motiongate movie park on December 17 and Legoland Water Park now close behind, Dubai Parks and Resorts (DP&R) will soon have fulfilled phase one of its development.

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BBC theme parks planned for China
By 16/12/2016 Read More →

BBC theme parks planned for China

A major attraction dedicated to the BBC Earth brand, a Top Gear World and other IP-led experiences including a family entertainment centre and a waterpark are in development for sites across China by a new Hong Kong-based company called Pinnacle International Enterprises.

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Seabreeze goes back to the future
By 08/12/2016 Read More →

Seabreeze goes back to the future

Seabreeze, Rochester, New York, is adding a Super Miami thrill ride from Technical Park for the 2017 season, themed retro-futuristically as The Time Machine.

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IMG plans nine new zones in massive IP-led expansion
By 08/12/2016 Read More →

IMG plans nine new zones in massive IP-led expansion

IMG Worlds – the entertainment arm of Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari Group which this summer launched the 1.5 million+ square feet (139,350 sq m) IMG Worlds of Adventure in Dubai – plans to open a 2 million sq ft (185,800 sq m) extension called IMG Worlds of Legends, comprising nine new lands.

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I’m Dreaming of a Frosted Christmas
By 02/12/2016 Read More →

I’m Dreaming of a Frosted Christmas

Dreamland Margate, the UK amusement park that celebrates all things vintage, hosts its second winter season from December 3 onwards.

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Universal confirms Nintendo lands
By 02/12/2016 Read More →

Universal confirms Nintendo lands

Some of the most loved Nintendo characters and worlds are set to jump out of the computer screen and into the theme park when Universal unveils three new realms over the coming years at its properties in the USA and Japan.

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Parques Reunidos reveals Lionsgate FEC plans
By 02/12/2016 Read More →

Parques Reunidos reveals Lionsgate FEC plans

European park operator Parques Reunidos has partnered with  Lionsgate to develop as many as 20 “branded leisure centres” in shopping areas within various cities.

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So long, Søren – a fresh future for Fårup
By 02/12/2016 Read More →

So long, Søren – a fresh future for Fårup

The Danish amusement park Fårup Sommerland is to undergo a change of ownership as Søren Kragelund (pictured) steps down as CEO, selling his shares to partner Henrik Schnack.

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