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Newly renovated Six Flags Hurricane Harbor opens in Mexico

Newly renovated Six Flags Hurricane Harbor opens in Mexico

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in Oaxtepec, Mexico opened to the public this summer with an updated and expanded Hurricane Harbor Water Park designed by long time Six Flags partner, Aquatic Development Group (ADG). The 65-acre waterpark in Oaxtepec was originally built in the 1940’s. The preexisting property, owned by the Mexican Federal Government and run […]

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Three largest indoor waterparks in the US open new Proslide expansions

Three largest indoor waterparks in the US open new Proslide expansions

The three largest indoor water parks in the US, which are all Kalahari Resorts, have successfully opened new and exciting expansions featuring Proslide rides. The first of these expansions was at Kalahari Resorts Poconos which officially became the biggest water park in the US in March, 2017. The Poconos “Phase II” expansion includes 8 new ProSlide rides, […]

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Falcon’s Creative Group welcomes industry veteran Mike Wallace as Creative Director

Falcon’s Creative Group welcomes industry veteran Mike Wallace as Creative Director

Falcon’s Creative Group, the Orlando-based creative services firm specialising in the design and production of themed experiences, has announced the addition of industry veteran Mike Wallace as its new creative director. In his role at Falcon’s Creative Group, Wallace will be responsible for leading and overseeing the company’s creative team, which consists of an experienced, […]

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AMC and TRIOTECH partner to bring “Fear the Walking Dead Survival” attraction to Las Vegas

AMC and TRIOTECH partner to bring “Fear the Walking Dead Survival” attraction to Las Vegas

Fremont Street Experience will soon be home to a new attraction, Fear the Walking Dead Survival, scheduled to open summer 2017. Inspired by the hit AMC series, thrill-seekers and zombie fanatics will enjoy this unique multisensory experience that combines a thrill ride, escape room, maze, and interactive gaming, all set against the horrors of a […]

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Sea Jellies Illuminated coming to Sea World

Sea Jellies Illuminated coming to Sea World

Sea World has partnered with Griffith University to bring the beauty and wonder of sea jellies to life with the announcement of the Sea Jellies Illuminated exhibit opening in April 2018. Sea Jellies Illuminated will feature an array of sea jelly displays and educational elements to take Sea World guests on an illuminating journey as […]

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White-knuckle ride Sky Force nearing completion

White-knuckle ride Sky Force nearing completion

Flambards Theme Park is all set to welcome its latest attraction, a new white-knuckle ride named Sky Force. The park, located in Cornwall in the UK, is hailing Sky Force as “the first genuine white knuckle ride in the South West”, which is set to open at the Helston park later this summer.  Suspended on […]

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Puy Du Fou set to invest €200 million by 2025

Puy Du Fou set to invest €200 million by 2025

2017 is set to see Puy du Fou, France’s second largest theme park, celebrate its 40th anniversary with a fantastic new programme for guests to enjoy. 2017 is also the year that Puy du Fou promises a ‘major turning point’ for international development with new ambitious projects being developed in Europe and China. The park […]

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SeaWorld adds virtual reality experience to the Kraken

SeaWorld adds virtual reality experience to the Kraken

Kraken, SeaWorld Orlando’s original roller coaster, now offers an adventure for thrill-seeking guests unlike any other. Dubbed Kraken Unleashed, the B&M floorless coaster has become a first-of-its-kind virtual reality coaster in the United States, with fully integrated headsets. The completely immersive experience takes riders on an exploratory journey under the sea. “After providing thousands of […]

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Biggest animatronic ever built set for Carthageland

Biggest animatronic ever built set for Carthageland

EOS Rides,alian ride and attractions developer, has created the world’s biggest ever animatronic figure – which is to be the centerpiece of a customised spinning coaster also designed and built by EOS. The gorilla has been crafted to resemble the famous King Kong, with specialist craftsmen at EOS having studied the animal in real life, […]

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Business of Fun contest now open

Business of Fun contest now open

The IAAPA Foundation of the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions has teamed up with JA Worldwide to sponsor a global, on-line contest for 14 to 19 year-old students who are driven by an entrepreneurial spirit. The Business of Fun contest gives young people the opportunity to submit an idea for—or innovation of—new or improved rides, […]

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