Archive for February, 2016

Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon

Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon

The world’s first Nickelodeon branded waterpark has opened at Sunway Lagoon in Malaysia, featuring SpongeBob SquarePants and friends plus a host of exciting attractions from WhiteWater inside a tropical 10- acre landscape.

Posted in: Park Profiles
World’s largest trailer-mounted observation wheel opens in Paris

World’s largest trailer-mounted observation wheel opens in Paris

Standing proudly overlooking the Champs Élysées from the Place de la Concorde, the new Roue de Paris from Mondial towers approximately 70 metres (230 feet) over the French capital.

Posted in: Ride Profiles
Mission accomplished!

Mission accomplished!

It’s not every day you see a lifelike NASA Space Shuttle mounted on top of a Boeing 747. Not unless you work at Space Center Houston, that is. The Texas visitor attraction launched its long-anticipated Independence Plaza on January 23, presented by Boeing. Whilst the Space Shuttle is a replica, the 747 is the actual […]

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‘Legoland’ stars in new 4D film

‘Legoland’ stars in new 4D film

The park is the star of a new 4D Lego movie showing exclusively at Legoland sites across the globe in 2016, but all may not be as it seems.

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Fun Spot’s theme park ambition

Fun Spot’s theme park ambition

It developed from a family entertainment centre into an amusement park, and now Orlando’s Fun Spot America has ambitions to become a theme park.

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PortAventura World

PortAventura World

As it gears up for the opening of Ferrari Land next year, the Spanish destination PortAventura is aiming to consolidate its status as a major European resort with a rebranding exercise that sees it emerge as PortAventura World Parks & Resort.

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Chimelong chief named Circus Ambassador

Chimelong chief named Circus Ambassador

Su Zhigang, founder and chairman/CEO of the Chimelong Group in China, has been named Circus Ambassador of the Year by the Fédération Mondiale du Cirque (World Circus Federation).

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Gardaland Adventure Hotel

Gardaland Adventure Hotel

Here is one of the first images of one of the new fully-themed rooms at Gardaland’s second hotel.

Posted in: Park News, Ride Profiles
Gone to the dogs

Gone to the dogs

Park Hoppin’ with Paul Ruben Recently I visited Morey’s Piers in Wildwood, New Jersey, and met the newest member of the Morey Organization, Hobbs Morey, a Weimaraner.

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Ground broken on first Chinese Six Flags park

Ground broken on first Chinese Six Flags park

Construction work has started on the RMB 30 billion ($4.6bn/€4.2bn) development that includes China’s first-ever Six Flags-branded theme park.

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