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The countdown is on

The countdown is on

The closing date is approaching – get your entries and nominations in now! That’s right, the coveted Park World Excellence Awards are closing for entries and nominations in just five weeks (June 21st), so if you have yet to take part, head over to the dedicated awards website and do it today! Launched in 2018 […]

Rainer Maelzer leaves wiegand.maelzer

Rainer Maelzer leaves wiegand.maelzer

After over 12 years of successful, international and cooperative development of wiegand.maelzer Rainer Maelzer GmbH, Rainer Maelzer has decided to leave the company. He will be superseded by longtime business partner and managing director Hendrik Wiegand, who is taking over the management. He is supported by the existing team and authorised signatory, Thomas Schmitt, who […]

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Efteling launches 3D film in collaboration with UK studio Aardman

Efteling launches 3D film in collaboration with UK studio Aardman

Efteling – the fairytale theme park in the South of Holland – has announced that 4D theatre attraction PandaDroom will re-open with a new restaurant, a new 3D film and a new name; Fabula. PandaDroom was first opened in 2002 in collaboration with the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF NL), to celebrate Efteling’s 50th […]

WDW resort unwraps 55 Disney Skyliner Gondolas

WDW resort unwraps 55 Disney Skyliner Gondolas

Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, has unveiled 55 Disney Skyliner gondolas, including several with graphics based on Disney films, attractions, and characters at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The reveal is a milestone for Disney Skyliner, a Doppelmayr gondola system, in preparation for it’s opening this fall. It’s a system of aerial gondolas similar […]

Sharing experiences important

Sharing experiences important

The ability to capture and share an experience via photo or video is almost as important as the experience itself, according to new research from Magic Memories. A global survey of 2,600 adults reveals that 75% of consumers unite in the importance of taking photos to mark a visit to an attraction, theme park or […]

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Eric Beauregard joins Triotech as global sales VP

Eric Beauregard joins Triotech as global sales VP

Eric Beauregard has been named Triotech’s vice president global sales by Ernest Yale, founder, Triotech President & CEO. Beauregard has a strong track record of developing and leading international sales organizations focused on growth and delivering value added to clients in several world class companies. He has also held various key general management responsibilities.  “Eric […]

Finnegan’s Flyer sends riders over the edge

Finnegan’s Flyer sends riders over the edge

A high-flying thrill ride has debuted at Virginia’s Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Finnegan’s Flyer, an exhilarating Screamin’ Swing from S&S – Sansei Technologies is located in the park’s Ireland village adjacent the park’s Loch Ness Monster roller coaster. Finnegan’s Flyer takes 32 riders to staggering heights of more than 80 feet (24 m), with speeds reaching […]

Mary Jane Brewer named executive director of AIMS International

Mary Jane Brewer named executive director of AIMS International

Mary Jane (MJ) Brewer has been appointed as the next executive director of AIMS International, a not-for-profit association dedicated to improving amusement industry safety through leadership in education. She will succeed Karen Oertley. Brewer brings more than 20 years of industry experience to AIMS International and will assume overall responsibility for day-to-day management and operation […]

Universal Orlando reveals Hagrid animated figure

Universal Orlando reveals Hagrid animated figure

Universal Orlando Resort has created its most life-like animated figure for the most highly themed, immersive coaster experience yet, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure – opening June 13. And it’s none other than Hogwarts gamekeeper and Care of Magical Creatures professor himself – Hagrid. Guests will come face-to-face with Hagrid during their journey as his […]

New entertainment suite in The Blackpool Tower’s 125th year

New entertainment suite in The Blackpool Tower’s 125th year

A new themed entertainment and event suite will open at The Blackpool Tower this summer and will be used for family fun, events and conferences.   This comes as The Blackpool Tower celebrates its 125th year of providing amazing and memorable family experiences.   Work has already started on the new 750-capacity venue which is […]