Archive for April, 2012

Fishy fun at Familypark Neusiedlersee
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Fishy fun at Familypark Neusiedlersee

Austria’s Familypark Neusiedlersee has unveiled a Flying Fish ride courtesy of Zierer.

SeaWorld reveals plans for Antarctica
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SeaWorld reveals plans for Antarctica

SeaWorld Orlando has revealed more details of its largest-ever new attraction, Antarctica – Empire of the Penguin.

A worldwide standard – one step closer
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A worldwide standard – one step closer

A group of around 15 industry professionals from across Europe gathered recently in England as part of an ongoing quest to establish a worldwide safety standard for amusement rides and devices.

Digital interactive entertainment takes centre stage at LA conference
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Digital interactive entertainment takes centre stage at LA conference

A new conference focusing on digital out-of-home interactive entertainment event is scheduled for the US next month. The inaugural DNA US event will take place in Los Angeles on October 2 and 3.

KMG launches XLR8
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KMG launches XLR8

Prolific European ride manufacturer KMG launched its latest compact thrill ride recently in the Netherlands.

Pharaonique Magnifique!
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Pharaonique Magnifique!

A B&M inverted coaster is the spectacular new attraction anchoring the latest themed land at Parc Astérix outside Paris.

Have you ever considered adding a hotel or other guest accommodation?
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Have you ever considered adding a hotel or other guest accommodation?

John Holer, Marineland, Canada (pictured): Our campground business has proven very popular, but Marineland is located in Niagara Falls – a city that is full of hotels – and I don’t want to compete with them. I concentrate my efforts on the attraction business, which is what I know and understand.

Kernels – April 2012
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Kernels – April 2012

The Australian theme park operator Village Roadshow is hoping to open a park in China, according to Australasian Leisure Management. The project would, “effectively leverage the extraordinary value of our 40 years and more of world quality theme park expertise and without any heavy investment burden,” chairman Robert Kirby told the magazine.

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British park figures pass away

Jimmy Jones and Jimmy Godden passed away on the same day, March 27, 2012.

Wild Eagle launches at Dollywood
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Wild Eagle launches at Dollywood

Dollywood has launched Wild Eagle, the first Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M) Wing Coaster in North America. The $20 million attraction represents the largest single capital investment in the Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, park’s 26-year history.