Archive for February, 2017

WhiteWater at Motiongate Dubai

WhiteWater at Motiongate Dubai

Dubai Parks and Resorts’ Motiongate movie park recently provided the famous Canadian company a chance to prove it does more than just waterparks.

Posted in: Park News
Super slick: Europa-Park’s new logistics centre

Super slick: Europa-Park’s new logistics centre

Opened at the start of the year, Europa-Park’s impressive new €10 million logistics centre now handles all deliveries coming into the German tourist attraction. 

Posted in: Park News
BALPPA in the blood: Nick Thompson becomes British association’s new chairman

BALPPA in the blood: Nick Thompson becomes British association’s new chairman

Blackpool Pleasure Beach deputy managing director Nick Thompson has become the first ever third generation chairman of BALPPA, the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions.

Posted in: Park News
Qinqyuan Delight

Qinqyuan Delight

Built above a shopping mall in the Guangdong Province of China, the Qingyuan Delight is believed to be the country’s tallest rooftop observation wheel.

Posted in: Park News
Sky Eye towers over Tampa

Sky Eye towers over Tampa

Visitors to this year’s Florida State Fair (February 9 to 20) in Tampa could enjoy more than 115 rides, including a brand new and noteworthy new addition for 2017.

Posted in: Park News
Glenwood Caverns plans unique underground drop tower

Glenwood Caverns plans unique underground drop tower

Billled as featuring a bigger drop than Disney’s Tower of Terror, Colorado’s Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park will introduce the Haunted Mine Drop this summer.

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Agila – Asia’s first flying theatre

Agila – Asia’s first flying theatre

Former IAAPA chairman Mario Mamon talks about Enchanted Kingdom’s “birthday present to itself”, including its unique ride system, storyline and the eye-catching building that houses it.

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Project V – Europe’s largest flying theatre

Project V – Europe’s largest flying theatre

Michael Mack discusses the development of Europa-Park’s ambitious new attraction for 2017.

Posted in: Ride Profiles
Flying Theatres – a new industry classic

Flying Theatres – a new industry classic

Owen Ralph surveys one of the hottest products of the past decade, and a genre of ride many believe offers the ultimate feeling of flight.

Posted in: Ride Profiles