Each year the Thea Awards Gala in California is preceded by the two-day TEA Summit and the line-up for this year’s event – taking place in just a few weeks’ time – is particularly impressive.
Bob Chapek (pictured) has been named the new chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, replacing Tom Staggs who became Disney’s chief operating officer earlier this month.
Aardman is the latest brand owner to sign an agreement with the company behind the planned Paramount theme park resort outside London.
The Orlando Eye – opening on May 4 and pictured above – is one of several new sky-scraping attractions that will soon be towering over International Drive (‘I-Drive’) in the Florida theme park hotspot.
Located inside Turkey’s largest mixed-use shopping centre, MOIpark at the Mall of Istanbul features US$36 million of attractions spread over 12,000 square metres.
Since designing and supplying the world’s busiest waterpark, Chimelong Water Park in Guangzhou, WhiteWater has experienced considerable growth in China, completing around 30 new projects in the last few years. Here David Bogdonov from the company’s Shanghai office brings us up to speed.
Believe it or not, the bold looking building above in Wuhan, China, houses a theme park. Designed by Stufish Entertainment Architects, it is home what is believed to be the world’s first indoor movie park.
Happy children make for happy parents and that means they will spend more money at your facility as a result. Deborah Holt from the Association of Play industries (API) explains more.