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Tumbling Timbers new at Knoebels

Tumbling Timbers new at Knoebels

Visitors to Knoebels Amusement Resort, Elysburg, Pennsylvania, can expect a brand new ride, the replacement of another ride, and several new food selections for the 2019 season. America’s largest free-admission amusement park has announced several 2019 updates ahead of its April 27 opening day, including a new ride named Tumbling Timbers, an SBF-Visa Mini Break […]

Tigris debuts at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Tigris debuts at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay opens Tigris, a triple-launch steel roller coaster from Premier Rides, on Friday, April 19. The new attraction is Florida’s tallest launch coaster and the ninth coaster in the park’s collection. Tigris will catapult riders through an array of looping twists with forward and backward motion, drops, a 150-foot (46 m) skyward […]

Shaun the Sheep farm garden opens in Japan

Shaun the Sheep farm garden opens in Japan

Aardman and Tohokushinsha Film Corporation have opened a new Shaun the Sheep area at the English Garden Rosa & Berry, an English garden themed attraction in Tawada, Japan. Shaun the Sheep Farm Garden is an exciting new facility within the garden where children and adults can have fun together through “seeing,” “experiencing,” “learning,” and “eating.” […]

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DC Universe themed area coming to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

DC Universe themed area coming to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, California,  will introduce DC Universe, a newly themed section of the park where guests will find themselves immersed inside a DC comic book-inspired world. This themed section will feature the park’s most innovative roller coaster to date, Batman: The Ride, Northern California’s first 4D free fly roller coaster by S&S […]

Prepare to be amazed at Dreamworld

Prepare to be amazed at Dreamworld

Dreamworld has welcomed Australia’s most talked about Illusionist, Cosentinofor two weeks of awe-inspiring and extraordinary magic. Kicking of the school holidays, Cosentino, The Grand Illusionist took to the stage in the Dreamworld Exhibition Centre (DEC), which has been transformed into The Cosentino Theatre for his theme park debut on Saturday 6 April in a run […]

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Europa-Park hosts trinational ‘blue light’ day

Europa-Park hosts trinational ‘blue light’ day

This coming Saturday, April 13, 2019, the Trinational Blue Day will take place in Germany’s largest amusement park for the first time. Visitors will be provided with easy-to-implement, but life-saving measures in a playful way and can immerse themselves in the work of rescue teams during exciting hands-on activities.  DRK detection dogs will also demonstrate […]

OWA Plans $100 Million Expansion for Phase II

OWA Plans $100 Million Expansion for Phase II

OWA (oh-wah), Foley, Alabama, is continuing to expand with the announcement of a $100 million investment for Phase II. Construction is slated to begin summer 2019 and will include the Gulf Coast’s largest indoor waterpark, an accompanying 200-room resort hotel with conference space, and a luxury, family-friendly RV Park.  Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority (CIEDA), […]

Street Mission, Europe’s first ever dark ride inspired by Sesame Street opens at PortAventura World

Street Mission, Europe’s first ever dark ride inspired by Sesame Street opens at PortAventura World

PortAventura World opens has opened for the 2019 season and will be celebrating a selection of new attractions and experiences for the year ahead, including Street Mission, the new Hotel Colorado Creek and the expansion of the Convention Centre. The new additions consolidate the resorts offer of world class leisure and family entertainment. New family-friendly […]

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Jora Vision creates wine experience for Hameau Duboeuf

Jora Vision creates wine experience for Hameau Duboeuf

This Spring, a new immersive attraction opened in Hameau Duboeuf, believed to be Europe’s largest wine museum. Dutch company Jora Vision was contracted for the design and build of the new experience. In this one-of-a-kind attraction, visitors are entering a wine cellar, take place on one of the benches and are being transported through 2000 […]

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Say cheese!

Say cheese!

Picsolve has been pioneering content creation solutions for the travel and leisure, and media and entertainment industries for almost 25 years. CEO David Hockley talks to Park World   

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