Archive for July, 2007

Mole in One at Legoland Windsor
By 27/07/2007 Read More →

Mole in One at Legoland Windsor

An 18-hole adventure golf course has opened at Legoland Windsor near London. The £300,000 (€443,000) attraction is based on a woodland theme and features Lego models of creatures such as squirrels, foxes, moles, otters and dragonflies.

Coastal Erosion
By 26/07/2007 Read More →

Coastal Erosion

Rising land values threaten seaside parks American seaside amusement parks are in crisis. Their numbers have reached alarming proportions, as landowners whack up the rent and force operators to close in favour of new developments like luxury housing. Park World talks to several park operators on the eastern shore of the US to determine the […]

By 25/07/2007 Read More →

Have you ever considered selling out to a corporate chain?

  Rob Norris, Seabreeze, USA: No, we have never seriously considered selling Seabreeze. Our family has been in the business for over 130 years; we started building carousels in 1876. We really hope the legacy continues but that’s up to the next generation. We have a philosophy that we are the current caretakers of a […]

By 25/07/2007 Read More →

Kernels

August 2007 Following the two-year masterplan handed over last October, the Prater in Vienna, Austria, is to get a new entrance plaza celebrating the city’s golden era. Local supplier Explore 5D has been awarded the contract to develop the 16,000 square metre area which will carry the theme “Vienna in the 1900s.” Up to four […]

Cirque Dreams Coobrila at Six Flags Over Texas
By 25/07/2007 Read More →

Cirque Dreams Coobrila at Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington, has introduced Cirque Dreams Coobrila, a new stage extravaganza from Cirque Productions.

Forbidden at Pleasure Beach Blackpool
By 25/07/2007 Read More →

Forbidden at Pleasure Beach Blackpool

The successor to Eclipse, the curtain rose on Pleasure Beach’s much anticipated new show, Forbidden, on Friday, July 6. In this, the biggest and most lavish production ever staged at the UK park, audiences are treated to a feast of sumptuous song, dance and glorious style.

Eye of the Hurricane
By 25/07/2007 Read More →

Eye of the Hurricane

Eye of the Hurricane, a new Superbowl slide from Whitewater West Industries, is bringing visitors to Splash Mountain Waterpark, Ocean City, Maryland.

Dangle Coaster for Saudi Arabia mall
By 25/07/2007 Read More →

Dangle Coaster for Saudi Arabia mall

The SBF/Visa Group, in collaboration with Westech, recently supplied a customised suspended coaster to the Hyatt Mall in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

BRC promotes Ault
By 25/07/2007 Read More →

BRC promotes Ault

BRC Imagination Arts has promoted Scott Ault (pictured) to the position of chief operating officer, reporting to CEO Bob Rogers.

‘Text me when it’s time to ride’
By 25/07/2007 Read More →

‘Text me when it’s time to ride’

The Flamingo Land theme park and zoo is to become the first park in England to provide guests with a mobile phone ‘virtual queuing’ application courtesy of Monkwood Technologies.