2017

Disney Toy Story Land to open April 26, 2018

Disney Toy Story Land to open April 26, 2018

Shanghai Disney Resort announced today that Shanghai Disneyland’s seventh themed land, Disney Toy Story Land, is set to open on April 26, 2018. Major construction of Disney Toy Story Land is close to completion, Disney reports, and will be followed by an extensive preparation period including ride testing and adjustment and trial operations, in anticipation […]

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White Christmas at Warner Bros. Movie World

White Christmas at Warner Bros. Movie World

The magic of Christmas will return to Warner Bros. Movie World this December with the annual White Christmas event, which launches tonight. Over nine nights in December, Movie World is transformed into a winter wonderland as the iconic Main Street glistens with white snow while being illuminated by one of the largest and most spectacular […]

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Merlin Entertainments opens Madame Tussauds Delhi

Merlin Entertainments opens Madame Tussauds Delhi

Merlin Entertainments has officially opened its latest Madame Tussauds attraction in the Connaught Place area of Delhi, the city’s most frequently visited district. The new opening marks the 23rd edition of the world-famous attraction, and its first entry into India. Located in at the historic Regal building, the attraction will feature fifty life-like figures of well-known individuals […]

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New waterslide offers interactive video game experience

New waterslide offers interactive video game experience

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, Sandusky, Ohio, has introduced a new interactive gaming experience called the Storm Chaser. From WhiteWater, this slideboarding adventure combines the thrill of a waterslide with the challenge of a multilevel video game. The new attraction integrates gaming, skill, speed and competition into an experience that will define waterparks of the future. […]

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The Reef at Castaway Bay opens for Aussie summer

The Reef at Castaway Bay opens for Aussie summer

The Gold Coast Sea World’s newest attraction, The Reef at Castaway Bay, has opened in time to take advantage of the Australian summer holidays. The Reef is a fully accessible interactive splash area that is designed to “excite the young and young at heart” with a range of immersive water features and effects. Village Roadshow […]

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New features for Atomic A3 full motion simulator

New features for Atomic A3 full motion simulator

Talon Simulations has added Tornado and Remote Launch Interface to the Atomic A3 virtual reality motion simulator, a compact virtual reality attraction. Tornado is a physics based fan system engineered to provide a realistic and immersive wind effect to riders. Remote Launch Interface is an intuitive software which increases throughput and user experience by allowing […]

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Adventure Landing adding play slide complex

Adventure Landing adding play slide complex

Adventure Landing is adding a $1 million slide complex to its 23-year-old Shipwreck Island Water Park in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. The pirate-themed waterslide complex will open just in time for the Spring 2018 season. It will feature five innovative slides and interactive water features for families with children to experience. The Pirate Play Slide Complex, […]

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SeaWorld Orlando unveils custom raft for Infinity Falls

SeaWorld Orlando unveils custom raft for Infinity Falls

At the Intamin booth during IAAPA Attractions Expo 2017, SeaWorld Orlando revealed the first of 15 custom rafts for its new Infinity Falls river rapids attraction opening summer 2018. By Intamin, the eight-passenger raft features custom theming and décor resembling supplies found on real white-water rafting expeditions. The circular raft design puts riders face-to-face and […]

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Czarnecki moves up at Camelback

Czarnecki moves up at Camelback

Ken Ellis and Arthur Berry III, co-owners of Camelback Resort, Tannersville, Pennsylvania have promoted Brian Czarnecki to the role of chief operating officer. Czarnecki’s previous role was that of vice president of sales and marketing for the popular, four-season destination in the Northeast US. Czarnecki will direct the operations, technology, brand and marketing of Camelback […]

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Longleat’s Festival of Light

Longleat’s Festival of Light

Longleat’s spectacular Festival of Light, which is open to the public until 7 January 2018, has been designed to bring the magic of storytelling to life. Visitors can wander through settings depicting famous scenes from Snow White, Rapunzel, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, The Snow Queen and Beauty and the […]

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