Archive for August, 2013

BALPPA partners with UK trade shows
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BALPPA partners with UK trade shows

A busy programme of trade shows and events awaits members of the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions (BALPPA).

TEA time in Georgia
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TEA time in Georgia

After a sojourn last September to Europe, the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) brings its SATE conference back to North America with a two-day event this October in Savannah, Georgia.

News from KMG – autumn 2013
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News from KMG – autumn 2013

Get in quick if you want a new ride from KMG – the Dutch manufacturer has just one free delivery slot for 2014, otherwise production is fully booked through until spring 2015.

Premier coaster for Holiday Park
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Premier coaster for Holiday Park

The Plopsa group is spending €8 million on a new rollercoaster for Holiday Park in Germany, set to open in July of next year.

Canada’s Wonderland sheds light on new dark ride
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Canada’s Wonderland sheds light on new dark ride

Wonder Mountain’s Guardian – a 3D dark ride with 4D effects and shooting/game technology – will be the big new attraction for 2014 at Canada’s Wonderland outside Toronto.

Power Splash!
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Power Splash!

Guests at Power Park, Härmä, Finland, can celebrate summer with the arrival of a new water ride called Kwai River.

Flamingo Land ups coaster count
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Flamingo Land ups coaster count

The British amusement park Flamingo Land is this summer offering its guests the choice of nine rollercoasters following the addition of a Volare flying coaster and Junior Twister Coaster, both by Zamperla.

Bring me Sunshine!
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Bring me Sunshine!

Following a US$155 million renovation, the cruise ship Carnival Sunshine set sail in May with a new waterpark designed and installed by Polin Waterparks and Pool Systems.

Japanese park launches MASSIVE slide combo!
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Japanese park launches MASSIVE slide combo!

This is what happens when you pair Whitewater’s Family Boomerango together with the company’s new Manta slide – times two! This “powerhouse of a ride experience” can be found at Nagashima Resort in Kuwana City, Japan. The journey begins with the classic sensation of rafting, leading into a screaming, velocity-building drop that launches riders up the Boomerango […]

Paradise Island Chengdu
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Paradise Island Chengdu

It’s the largest building in the world ever constructed …and it includes a waterpark!