Archive for September, 2016

Pleasure Beach’s new coaster consolidates relationship between two amusement industry stalwarts

Pleasure Beach’s new coaster consolidates relationship between two amusement industry stalwarts

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has revealed details of its first new rollercoaster for over a decade, and it’s a biggie. Opening in 2018, the £16.25 million ($21m/€19m) Construction MMXVIII (18) by Mack Rides will be the UK’s first double launch coaster, featuring well over 1km of track.

Posted in: Park News
EAS 2016 – Barcelona breaks all records!

EAS 2016 – Barcelona breaks all records!

Whichever way you judge it – number of visitors, number of exhibitors or occupied floor space – last month’s Euro Attractions Show (EAS) in Barcelona was the largest in its history. Owen Ralph reports from the three-day event organised by IAAPA EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa).

Posted in: Show Reviews