2018

The Whey Aye wheel set to revitalise Newcastle Quayside

The Whey Aye wheel set to revitalise Newcastle Quayside

A world-record breaking observation wheel is in the works for Newcastle as part of a project that would see more than £100m invested in the city and up to 550 jobs created. Dubbed ‘The Whey Aye’, the wheel will stand five metres taller than the London Eye.

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Trick ‘r Treat comes to life with fiendish interactive mazes

Trick ‘r Treat comes to life with fiendish interactive mazes

Beginning September 14, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood will bring Legendary Pictures’ cult Halloween classic Trick ‘r Treat to life in all-new Halloween Horror Nights mazes that dare guests to live by the rules or suffer the consequences.

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Panora.me’s Deborah Eicher steps into international business development consultant role

Panora.me’s Deborah Eicher steps into international business development consultant role

Panora.me, the worlds’ first provider of panoramic selfie technology for the global leisure and entertainment industry has appointed Deborah Eicher as international business development consultant. Eicher brings over 18 years of commercial and marketing experience in the leisure and entertainments industry, has an MBA, ICAE and is on the Board of Directors of the IAAPA […]

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Tokyo Disney Resort reveals expansion plans during birthday bash

Tokyo Disney Resort reveals expansion plans during birthday bash

CEO Toshio Kagami has confirmed that Tokyo Disney Resort operator Oriental Land Co. will proceed with plans to expand the park. During the 35th anniversary of the park on April 15 it was revealed that expansion plans are underway, with an aim to increase visitor numbers and reduce congestion, though exact details on when the […]

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Moomins inspired theme park announces date for grand opening

Moomins inspired theme park announces date for grand opening

Moomins, the fluffy creations of Finnish illustrator Tove Jansson, have proven to be as popular in Japan as in their native Scandinavia – with a planned Moomin Valley Park to open in March 2019 in the city of Hanno in the Saitama Prefecture. Located around Lake Miyazawa, Moomin Valley Park will contain structures and buildings […]

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New virtual experience at Efteling

New virtual experience at Efteling

Efteling has launched a new virtual experience on one of the park’s main attractions, the dark ride Droomvlucht, making the ride accessible to disabled visitors. For safety reasons, Droomvlucht was the only large attraction at Efteling that could not be experienced by guests with a physical disability, however this has changed with the launch of […]

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Poussins Park to undergo a E3m transformation into Cita-Parc

Poussins Park to undergo a E3m transformation into Cita-Parc

Work is underway at the soon-to-be leisure park in Lile. Thierry Fééry, a new operator and craftsman of the Circus Great Lile Festival, has invested E3m into the project, which is due to open in early June. Twelve rides are planned so far for the 8,000 square-metre park, including Flying Chairs and The Falls of […]

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Parc Ange Michel doubles the fun with two new attractions

Parc Ange Michel doubles the fun with two new attractions

Two new coasters are coming to French family theme park Ange Michel. Located near Mont-Saint-Michel in Normandy, the park will now house Le Tourbillon, manufactured by Italian company Gosetto, a spinning coaster with wagons that twirl as they go. The park’s second new novelty is Les Pigs who Laugh (Les Cochons qui rient); a little […]

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Picsolve announce new partnership with 360 Chicago Observation Deck

Picsolve announce new partnership with 360 Chicago Observation Deck

Leading digital content creation and distribution partner for visitor destinations, Picsolve, has announced a new partnership with 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck. Situated 1,000ft above the city and overlooking Lake Michigan, the observation deck offers visitors 360-degree panoramic views of a unique city.

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Movie Park Germany embarks on a magical search for Excalibur

Movie Park Germany embarks on a magical search for Excalibur

Just as general manager Thorsten Backhaus was announcing the opening of Excalibur – Secrets of the Dark Forest at its entrance, the last employees were sneaking out of the ride’s exit with vacuum cleaners and paintbrushes. “We have really put the pedal to the metal to present Excalibur to our guests before the May holidays,” […]

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