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Hop on over to Paultons Park this Easter

Hop on over to Paultons Park this Easter

TripAdvisor’s best-rated UK theme park, Paultons Park, is getting ready for its forthcoming Easter celebrations where families can meet Bobtail Bunny and his Forest Friends, set within the New Forest, Hampshire.  ‘Hoppy Easter at Paultons Park starts on Friday, April 5 and runs every day until Tuesday, April 23. Paultons Park – home of Peppa […]

An iconic structure

An iconic structure

Carnaval’s Neil Dwyer stops a little longer to tell us about the park’s newest ride, Wheel of the World, a 60m high wheel featuring a 50 metre LED screen which displays stunning live scenes, shows and views of Dubai. Read the story here.

Always on point

Always on point

Having worked with the Mack family for over 30 years in a range of high profile positions, Michael Kreft von Byern has been appointed director for Rulantica, a brand new waterpark opening on the doorstep of Europa-Park later this year.  In an exclusive interview with Park world magazine, he shares his thoughts on the industry […]

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PortAventura World to open its first carbon-neutral hotel

PortAventura World to open its first carbon-neutral hotel

Colorado Creek will be PortAventura World’s first zero-emission hotel, consolidating the resort’s commitment to reducing its environmental footprint. Offering superior 4-star accommodation and direct access to PortAventura Park, this new hotel (the resort’s sixth) is scheduled to open its doors on 1 June 2019. It will have 150 rooms, bringing the resort total to more […]

MADGIX launches new interactive MADGIX ScreenPLAY Kit

MADGIX launches new interactive MADGIX ScreenPLAY Kit

MADGIX has announced the worldwide launch of its new Interactive MADGIX ScreenPLAY Kit, developed in collaboration with Alterface. Designed to transform existing non-interactive screens and spaces into vibrant play and gaming arenas, the hardware is compact and easy to implement. The MADGIX ScreenPLAY Kit introduces a new level of interaction to cinemas and attraction venues. […]

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Award win for WhiteWater

Award win for WhiteWater

WhiteWater has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 2019. Canada’s leading business awards program recognizes excellence in private Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million. According to Deloitte – who hands out the awards – the companies may vary, but they all share one thing in common: they keep […]

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Scarygirl Mission Maybee goes global

Scarygirl Mission Maybee goes global

Dark Slope, a Toronto-based virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) developer, is bringing the surreal world of its debut VR experience Scarygirl Mission Maybee to Zero Latency’s arena-scale, free-roam virtual reality venues around the globe. As one of the first experiences to release on Zero Latency’s second-generation VR platform being developed in tandem with […]

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Universal Orlando Reveals new details for Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

Universal Orlando Reveals new details for Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

On June 13, 2019, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, the new addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, will open at Universal Orlando Resort. It will be located in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.  It is expected to become the most highly themed, immersive coaster experience […]

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Clementon Park adding four new rides

Clementon Park adding four new rides

Clementon Park & Splash World, Clementon, New Jersey, invites guests to bring back the memories of old-fashioned family fun in 2019 with the addition of four new, retro ride favorites. After 112 years of entertaining guests, the historic park remains a regional favorite and this year expands with the addition of Pirate Ship from SBF/Visa, […]

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New ride for Schlitterbahn Galveston Island

New ride for Schlitterbahn Galveston Island

Schlitterbahn Galveston Island, Texas, is adding a new multi-million dollar set of slides from Whitewater. Infinity Racers, which will open in June of 2019, is a pair of space-themed, racing head-first mat slides that are 75 feet (23 m) tall and 696 feet (212 m) long. Both of the racing slides are fully enclosed for […]

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