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Aquaman makes a splash at Madame Tussauds Orlando

Aquaman makes a splash at Madame Tussauds Orlando

The Justice League: A Call For Heroes experience in Madame Tussauds Orlando has launched another new character into the walkthrough attraction; Aquaman. The experience, which first launched in May 2018, has broken the mould for Madame Tussauds by letting guests star alongside the wax characters through a series of interactive adventures where they engage with […]

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First ever roller coaster at sea to launch in 2020

First ever roller coaster at sea to launch in 2020

In another cruise industry first, Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras™ will feature the first-ever roller coaster at sea when it debuts in 2020, providing an unforgettable and unique open-air thrill ride on the line’s newest and most innovative ship. Built by Munich-based Maurer Rides, BOLT™: Ultimate Sea Coaster™ is a heart-pounding rush of adrenaline offering […]

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Out of this world experience comes to Wembley with ImmotionVR

Out of this world experience comes to Wembley with ImmotionVR

Promising to take fun to a whole new dimension, ImmotionVR is the latest new attraction to come to London Designer Outlet (LDO) at Wembley Park. Situated next to the world-famous Wembley Stadium, the fully immersive virtual reality (VR) experience centre takes guests into new realms thanks to motion simulators, wrap-around sound and multi-direction movement. One […]

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Six Flags set to dive in to magic waters waterpark

Six Flags set to dive in to magic waters waterpark

Six Flags Great America, Gurnee, Illinois, has received the last vote from the Rock Valley College approving the final of 11 real estate tax abatements on the Magic Waters property. Six Flags Great America now has the necessary approvals to begin managing Magic Waters Waterpark near Rockford, Illinois. The leasing agreement will officially begin on […]

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Adventureland Park announces new family spinning roller coaster

Adventureland Park announces new family spinning roller coaster

Adventureland Park, Altoona, Iowa, will add a new $6 million spinning roller coaster for the 2019 season. From Maurer Rides, “The Phoenix” will be the second new steel roller coaster added in the park since 2016. “The Phoenix” will reach speeds of up to 40 mph (64 kph) and heights of over 50 feet (15 […]

360 Fly Adventure new from Intamin

360 Fly Adventure new from Intamin

360° Fly Baloon is the theme of 360 Fly Adventure. Is is based on a concept by Valerio Mazzoi and developed by Intamin in collaboration with Project Syntropy and Polimorph. 360° Fly Baloon is the latest version of 360 Fly Adventure that had been already tested with a classic Flying Theatre. But the new version […]

Spaces first multi-sensory VR centre opens

Spaces first multi-sensory VR centre opens

Spaces has opened the door to the world’s first Spaces Centre, featuring the multi-sensory VR attraction: Terminator Salvation: Fight for the Future with more adventures slated for the future. Located within the recently revamped Irvine Spectrum Centre in Orange County, one of Southern California’s most popular entertainment lifestyle destinations that attracts more than 17 million […]

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Book Review: Always Cedar Point, a Memoir of the Midway by H. John Hildebrandt

Book Review: Always Cedar Point, a Memoir of the Midway by H. John Hildebrandt

Always Cedar Point, a Memoir of the Midway gives the reader a rare insider’s view of the operations of one of the world’s greatest amusement parks, Cedar Point. When author H. John Hildebrandt began work in February 1974, there was no “Cedar Fair,” just a single amusement park, Cedar Point. The best thrill ride was […]

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Bart Dohmen new CEO of Unlimited Snow Development

Bart Dohmen new CEO of Unlimited Snow Development

Bart Dohmen has been appointed CEO of Unlimited Snow Development, part of the Unlimited Leisure Group. With a new project opening in first half 2019 and many other projects in the pipeline, Unlimited Snow is constantly enlarging its team. With his long experience in management roles in the themed entertainment industry in both creative as […]

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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s magical ‘Winterfest’ returns this season

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s magical ‘Winterfest’ returns this season

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is celebrating the festive season with the return of Winterfest. The region’s leading theme park will enchant guests with live performances, a charming winter village, an incredible ice skating show, and entertainment that brings the spirit of the holiday season to life. For the first time this year, Winterfest will entertain […]

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