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Ryan Miziker on being the invisible partner

Ryan Miziker on being the invisible partner

Full service creative design and production company Miziker Entertainment specialises in being invisible. Whether its for a theme park’s nighttime spectacular, a Halloween horror maze or the superbowl halftime show, the team aims to leave absolutely no trace of their work – no hint at all that the world of the attraction is fabricated – […]

The Evolution of LEGACY | GGE

The Evolution of LEGACY | GGE

Following the leave of absence founder Gary Goddard has taken from his entertainment design company, the Goddard Group, the company has a new President, Taylor Jeffs, and a new name, LEGACY | GGE. The conversation about changing the company’s name started about three years ago. According to Jeffs, “The entertainment design industry is reaching a […]

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WhiteWater and Life Floor enter agreement to increase waterpark safety

WhiteWater and Life Floor enter agreement to increase waterpark safety

WhiteWater has announced an exclusive distribution agreement with Life Floor for the global water park market. Life Floor’s patented foam-rubber flooring system significantly reduces slips and falls, the #1 cause of water park injuries. However, with Life Floor, when a fall does occur, bumps and bruises are minimised. This is a game-changing product for the […]

Posted in: News, Waterparks
New Crash Test coaster spins into Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

New Crash Test coaster spins into Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

South Shield’s’ seaside Ocean Beach park has welcomed a new roller coaster, Crash Test, which is set to stay until September, replacing the Big Wheel. “Riders can enjoy the excitement and anticipation as it raises them 12 metres above the park and drops them into a series of exciting spins and turns along its 310 […]

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SATE Europe

SATE Europe

This year’s European meeting took place on May 2 and 3 at Europa Park, and, as in years before, SATE celebrated a collaborative culture of production, where designers, technologists, producers, developers and operators work closely together from the early stages of a project, in a team structure often more horizontal than hierarchical. Story, architecture, and […]

Posted in: Events, Features
Get on board for a thrilling ride!

Get on board for a thrilling ride!

Datateam Business Media, the publisher of Park World Magazine, has announced the launch of the Park World Excellence Awards. Designed to celebrate brilliance across the European attractions scene and put the ultimate power in the hands of its industry, entries are now open. Recognising the industry’s exceptional parks, rides, experiences and attractions, the inaugural Awards […]

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Trolls bring a hair-raising adventure to Dreamworld

Trolls bring a hair-raising adventure to Dreamworld

A glitter-filled world of family fun is coming to the Trolls Village precinct this winter at Dreamworld. Some of Australia’s favourite Trolls will find their own happy place at the Gold Coast’s biggest theme park, created in partnership with DreamWorks Animation. “We are very excited to have a new family attraction here at Dreamworld, which […]

Posted in: News, Theme Parks
Shanghai Disney Resort raises curtain on Mandarin Production of Beauty and the Beast

Shanghai Disney Resort raises curtain on Mandarin Production of Beauty and the Beast

Shanghai Disney Resort have revealed the premiere date for the Broadway musical Beauty and the Beast, set to take the stage at the Walt Disney Grand Theatre in Disneytown on June 14. “The new Mandarin production of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is a magnificent addition to the one-of-a-kind, immersive entertainment at Shanghai Disney Resort,” said […]

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Down with the kids

Down with the kids

Winner of ‘Best Attraction over 12,000 square feet’ at last year’s BALPPA FEC awards, Hobbledown outdoor activity park and zoo is from the team behind the successful Kidspace FEC chain. Ronnie Dungan spoke to marketing manager Katherine Newton to find out exactly where Hobbledown fits into the market… Read it in Park World  

Posted in: Features, Play
Daytona Lagoon to add two new water rides this summer

Daytona Lagoon to add two new water rides this summer

Located steps away from the iconic Daytona Beach, Daytona Lagoon has announced that expansion plans are underway for its water park. Visitors will soon be able to climb aboard Daytona Lagoon’s new slides – a 54-foot-high mat racer slide and a pendulum tube water slide.

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