Archive for December, 2011

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Meeting Miss Germany

by Paul Ruben What caught your eye during IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando? I’ll tell you what caught mine … Miss Germany, Anne-Kathrin Kosch.

The Crane Dance
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The Crane Dance

Described by Edward Marks of The Producers Group as, “truly a one-of-a-kind attraction,” The Crane Dance at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore was one of several worldwide attractions that has just been selected for a Thea Award from the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA).

Gosetto goes back to school!
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Gosetto goes back to school!

Schools out for summer? Not at Etnaland. The Italian theme park on the isle of Sicily is to open a new dark ride themed around a haunted school.

A load of balls!
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A load of balls!

Interactive water rides can be great fun, but not everyone likes to get wet. That’s why two European suppliers reckon they’ve hit onto something with new attraction concepts featuring soft foam ball shooters rather than water cannons.

Atlantis lost!
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Atlantis lost!

The luxury resort operator Kerzner International has been forced to surrender ownership of its Atlantis resort in the Bahamas (pictured) and may have to do the same in Dubai, writes the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

Mack reveals Manta train
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Mack reveals Manta train

Here’s a glimpse of what the trains will look like on SeaWorld San Diego’s new Manta coaster, slated to open spring 2012.

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Legoland Japan?

Merlin Entertainments is to begin formal negotiations with the Japanese city of Nagoya about establishing a Legoland theme park.

Transformers The Ride
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Transformers The Ride

One of the industry’s most elaborate new dark rides made its world premiere last month in Singapore.

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Story and Burke buy Clementon Lake

Clementon Park and Splash World, Clementon, New Jersey, is the latest park to be acquired by ex-Six Flags executives Kieran Burke and Gary Story via their Premier Attractions Management vehicle.

Pier Hoppin’ at Morey’s
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Pier Hoppin’ at Morey’s

Morey’s Piers in New Jersey plans to build a 1km-long wooden coaster that will link the Surfside Pier and old Hunt’s Pier in the resort town of Wildwood.