Archive for June, 2017

European amusement parks call for robust protection of IP investments

European amusement parks call for robust protection of IP investments

Representatives from European amusement parks and attractions met in Brussels on Wednesday 21st June 2017 with members of the European Parliament and representatives of the European Commission to discuss how to protect and promote innovation. The meeting was hosted by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) EMEA. Speakers discussed the various facets […]

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The world’s largest swimming lesson 2017 is a resounding success

The world’s largest swimming lesson 2017 is a resounding success

Thousands of children from more than 600 locations in 27 different countries, from Australia to Zimbabwe, Bahrain to Brazil, and Panama to Poland came together to help spread an important safety message in their communities, Swimming Lessons Save Lives ™. The 8th Annual World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) took place at waterparks, community pools and […]

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Holovis introduce Rideable Gaming Robots at Asian Attractions Expo 2017

Holovis introduce Rideable Gaming Robots at Asian Attractions Expo 2017

Theme park executives were the first to ride a gaming robot and explore a specially designed virtual world created especially for Asian Attractions Expo which took place in Singapore last week. This new kind of attraction has been conceived by experiential designers Holovis who has envisioned the world of AAE 2133, enabling guests to take […]

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New waterpark Neptune set to create waves in Bulgaria

New waterpark Neptune set to create waves in Bulgaria

The largest waterpark in Bulgaria is set to open this summer near Sozopol, situated next to one of the biggest tourist attractions in the region – the castle in the nearby village of Ravadinovo, which attracts more than 1 million tourists every year. The park is currently under construction and will feature 16 slides and […]

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Wavegarden launches Cove machine

Wavegarden launches Cove machine

Wavegarden has launched a new machine, the Wavegarden Cove, capable of producing 1,000 waves per hour. A demonstration model has been built at its R&D centre in Spain measuring just 50m x 80m and has been creating waves non-stop since October 2016. Software controlled, the system is able to produce a wide variety of left […]

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Innovative Leisure adds new ropes course to Denmark’s Universe Park

Innovative Leisure adds new ropes course to Denmark’s Universe Park

  The renowned winter winds of Denmark did not manage to stop the completion of a double level Sky Trail explorer high ropes course at Universe Science Park in Nordborg, South Jutland. The team at Innovative Leisure helped to combine creativity and technology into a fun and thrilling hands on experience. The Universe Sky Trail […]

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Hogwarts illuminated in a whole new light

Hogwarts illuminated in a whole new light

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, California have introduced its all-new ‘The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle’. This dazzling nighttime experience includes an amazing light projection experience against the backdrop of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.   The spectacle showcases the four houses of Hogwarts: Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff and Slytherin as night falls on Hogsmeade […]

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SeaWorld and Sesame Workshop expand partnership

SeaWorld and Sesame Workshop expand partnership

SeaWorld Entertainment and Sesame Workshop have extended their 37-year partnership to include the development of an additional Sesame Place theme park in the United States. The current Sesame Place theme park, located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, between Philadelphia and New York City, is the nation’s only theme park based entirely on the program Sesame Street. The […]

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Alterface launches IP Popcorn Revenge®


Alterface launches IP Popcorn Revenge®


This years Asian Attractions Expo (AAE) will see Alterface unveil a new and unique ride concept. The Spinning Interactive Dark Ride features the new Alterface proprietary IP Popcorn Revenge® as the rides theming. Alterface launched its Rotating Theater in 2007, which offered an interactive experience with immersive themed scenery. The second generation now brings a […]

Whirlpool Adventure Course opens

Whirlpool Adventure Course opens

Niagara Parks’ newest outdoor Whirlpool Adventure Course has opened in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Offering breath-taking views of the majestic Niagra River Whirlpool Rapids below, the Niagra Parks Commission and WildPlay Niagara falls have opened this much anticipated new attraction. WildPlay’s new Whirlpool Adventure Course provides an entirely new experience for those looking for an […]

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