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Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi reveals signature rides

Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi reveals signature rides

Branded indoor theme park Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, which will make its debut in summer 2018 on Yas Island, has revealed details for two of its six themed lands: Metropolis and Cartoon Junction. These will showcase signature rides, entertainment and restaurants inspired by the stories and characters from DC and Warner Bros. Animation. Metropolis Beyond […]

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6 million euro waterpark to open near Zagreb, Croatia

6 million euro waterpark to open near Zagreb, Croatia

Aquapark Zelina will be located at the site of the former pools in Sveti Ivan Zeleni, a formerly popular tourist hub in central Croatia. The 6 million-euro water park was designed by Spanish company ActionPark WaterScapes, and will has areas for swimming and relaxation as well as slides aimed at both adults and children planned for as part of its first phase of construction. Aquapark Zelina […]

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Efteling to expand and open a new attraction in 2020

Efteling to expand and open a new attraction in 2020

Dutch theme park Efteling is submitting an application to expand by eight hectares and add a new attraction in 2020. The expansion is described in the draft development plan ‘World of Efteling 2030’ and involves enlarging the eastern side of the park. The municipal council is expected to sanction the development plan this summer, while […]

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ITEC Entertainment announces Paradise Park

ITEC Entertainment announces Paradise Park

Construction has begun on a major mixed-use and entertainment complex in Harbin, China, with planning and design by ITEC Entertainment Corporation. Harbin Paradise Park will be teamed with the first Ripley’s Believe It or Not! attraction located in China, plus two other major themed attraction areas in the development, to form a major entertainment destination […]

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Parc du Petit Prince launches two new attractions

Parc du Petit Prince launches two new attractions

French aerial theme park the Parc du Petit Prince will launch two new attractions for its spring 2018 season. Visitors can immerse themselves in the universe of the park’s mascot Little Prince through a new virtual reality experience, and can go on a unique journey in space accompanied by the hero of the year, Thomas […]

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Mayan-themed resort planned on the Mexican Riviera Maya

Mayan-themed resort planned on the Mexican Riviera Maya

The Mayan-themed Amikoo Resort Destination theme park, an $840 million project, will be built on Mexico’s Mayan Riviera between Cancun and Playa del Carmen. It will be developed by Grupo Gala Resorts & Entertainment and Grupo IUSA. “Amikoo means ‘friend’ in the Mayan language,” explained Angel Rodriguez, president of Grupo Gala. The project includes two phases, […]

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New discovery-themed ride at Tivoli named Tik Tak

New discovery-themed ride at Tivoli named Tik Tak

Danish amusement park Tivoli will launch a new ride marking its 175-year jubilee year. Named Tik Tak, the Shake R5 ride by Dutch company Mondial will replace the Huss Spinning Top ride, which carried almost 14 million visitors during its 29 years in Tivoli.  Tik Tak opens on 24 March 2018 and is designed to cater to both thrill-seekers […]

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New amusement park to come to Mexico City

New amusement park to come to Mexico City

Grupo Diniz, operator of the Recórcholis family entertainment centres, will invest 550 million pesos in the development of the new park, which will be located in the Parque Las Antenas shopping centre in east Mexico City. Named Kataplum, the amusement park will have an area of more than 27,000 square metres with an estimated influx […]

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Three new rides announced for Gardaland’s Peppa Pig Land

Three new rides announced for Gardaland’s Peppa Pig Land

Italian theme park Gardaland, part of the  Merlin Entertainments group, has announced three new rides set to feature in its new area Peppa Pig Land. Families will be able to visit Peppa’s famous yellow house, climb aboard a pirate ship inside the Pirate Island Boat Ride, go on an adventure with Grandpa Pig’s Train Ride or […]

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S&S to open Double Towers and Launch Coaster for Sun Tzu Cultural Park

S&S to open Double Towers and Launch Coaster for Sun Tzu Cultural Park

U.S. ride manufacturer S&S Worldwide, Inc. will open 12-Seat Double Towers and an Air Launch Coaster for the Sun Tzu Cultural theme park. The Air Launch Coaster, named ‘Lightning Speed’, will be the tallest launch coaster in East China. Both the Towers and the Launch Coaster are set to open in the Summer of 2018.   […]

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