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The president and CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment (HFE) talks to Park World about the group's parks and attractions and its recent surprise (even to some in the company) move into the sports industry.
In a special edition of Park Bloggin’, official 'Disney Legend' Jack Lindquist (pictured), who began his 38-year career with the company as Disneyland’s first ever advertising manager, explains how he helped put the California park and its then relatively unknown location on the map.
Merlin Entertainments is to bolster its presence in the British capital by adding a Shrek themed experience to its County Hall operation in London – the first of six planned outlets worldwide.
Until now, Twentieth Century Fox has only ever licensed its intellectual property to parks and attractions on an occasional basis. Here Greg Lombardo from the company's consumer products division reveals why the time is right for the first fully Fox themed park – coming soon to Malaysia.
Guests at the English park Drusillas, near the south coast in Sussex, got a sneak peak of the new Hello Kitty Secret Garden over the recent February half-term school holiday with the opening of a new tea cup ride.
While other parks introduce new themed areas based around licensed intellectual property, Gardaland in Italy will be celebrating is own in-house mascot in 2014 with the opening of Prezzemolo Land.
The Norwegian park Hunderfossen will launch a new rollercoaster this May, featuring some special theming.
Nothing beats riding a water ride in the heat, which is why PortAventura's big new attraction for 2014 is great news.
After enjoying success in the UK, Diggerland is about to launch his first park in the USA.
Billed as “one of the most sophisticated and technologically advanced rides ever seen in the country”, Storm Coaster debuted in time for the Christmas/new year season at Sea World on the Gold Coast in Australia.
Audiences are promised an immersive superhero adventure in a new touring attraction coming soon to North America.
Paul Ruben visits one of Southern Florida’s premier entertainment destinations
The park is dwarfed by the massive Harbour Bridge adjacent to it, but nevertheless the skyline at Luna Park Sydney has just got a little bit more interesting with the addition of a new tower ride.
You must have been sleeping under a rock (or maybe it was a bit of theming) not to know that Universal Orlando is about take its adventures with Harry Potter to the next level. Here's what's in store at Diagon Alley and elsewhere at the Florida resort in 2014.
Andreas Andersen, Liseberg, Sweden (pictured): You never really know until the security measures of the park are tested. I do, however, feel very good about our security systems, planning and training.
It’s rare that I travel any further south in Florida than Walt Disney World. But the World Waterpark Association’s 33rd Annual Symposium and Trade Show brought me to West Palm Beach last fall. While in South Florida I discovered three new things.