Archive for February, 2010

Whale kills SeaWorld trainer
By 25/02/2010 Read More →

Whale kills SeaWorld trainer

An experienced trainer at SeaWorld Orlando was killed by a 12,000-pound (5,443kg), 22-ft-long (6.7-metres) orca whale on February 24.

Mondial Mistral
By 21/02/2010 Read More →

Mondial Mistral

Mondial recently completed its first Mistral ride at its premises in Holland.

S&S 4th Dimension Coaster for China
By 17/02/2010 Read More →

S&S 4th Dimension Coaster for China

S&S Worldwide is to build a 4th Dimension Coaster at Changzhou Dinosaur Park in China in time for 2011 season.

Morey’s mystery
By 17/02/2010 Read More →

Morey’s mystery

Morey’s Piers, Wildwood, New Jersey, is planning a major new attraction for 2010 on the the site of its old miniature golf course at Mariner’s Landing Pier.

Luna Park 2.0
By 15/02/2010 Read More →

Luna Park 2.0

Zamperla rides confirmed for Coney Island New York City’s (NYC) mayor, Michael Bloomberg, and Central Amusement International (CAI) have unveiled plans for a new amusement park featuring Zamperla rides on three City-owned parcels of land (identified below) at Coney Island.

Madame Tussauds Vienna
By 09/02/2010 Read More →

Madame Tussauds Vienna

Merlin Entertainments will open its 11th Madame Tussauds attraction in early 2011. The new outlet will feature as part of the Riesenradplatz entrance plaza (pictured) in Vienna’s famous Prater park.

Eating ‘treats’ OK on a day out
By 09/02/2010 Read More →

Eating ‘treats’ OK on a day out

A survey carried out on behalf of Merlin Entertainments has confirmed that parents drop their guard when it comes to feeding their children healthily on a family day out.

IAAPA Safety Institute 2010
By 09/02/2010 Read More →

IAAPA Safety Institute 2010

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) is to expand its Safety Institute in 2010 by holding separate one-day workshops beginning in March in Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and the United States.

ScareCON 2010
By 09/02/2010 Read More →

ScareCON 2010

Europe’s only haunted attractions trade show returns for a third year in London on May 6, and Park World readers can benefit from an exclusive discount!

Inversion USA
By 09/02/2010 Read More →

Inversion USA

KMG, the Dutch ride builder, has sold an Inversion to Demas Enterprises, set to be the second ride of its kind in the United States.