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New Liver Building Clock Tower AV experience revealed ahead of RLB360 opening

New Liver Building Clock Tower AV experience revealed ahead of RLB360 opening

A world-class audio-visual experience within the Clock Tower of Liverpool’s Royal Liver Building has been revealed, ahead of the new RLB360 visitor attraction’s official opening early next month. The immersive experience, backed by an original music score, is digitally-projected directly onto the walls of the historic clock tower within the 322ft Grade I-listed structure and […]

Surfside Inn to open at Universal Orlando

Surfside Inn to open at Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando Resort’s most affordable hotel option, Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites, will open on June 27, 2019. This all-new Value category hotel will allow the entire family to kick back and relax with both standard rooms and two bedroom suites available. Plus, guests will enjoy the exclusive benefits that come […]

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First VR Arena installed

First VR Arena installed

Virtuix, developer of the “Omni” virtual reality treadmill and “VR Arena” esports attraction and Funovation, announced that they have installed the first VR Arena esports system at Pinballz, a family entertainment center in Austin, Texas. During its first 10 days of operation, the attraction generated revenues of more than $10,000 from a total of 820 […]

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Triotech Appoints Han Jie as sales director for China

Triotech Appoints Han Jie as sales director for China

Harley Bostock, managing director, Asia Pacific for Triotech has appointed Han Jie as sales director for China. Han will be joining Triotech’s Beijing based team and will be responsible for all sales activities in China. Her appointment is effective immediately. Han has a strong background in the themed entertainment industry having spent the last five […]

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Storybook Land Adds Deep Sea Divers

Storybook Land Adds Deep Sea Divers

Storybook Land, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, just installed a new Zamperla Su and Zo ride, but Storybook Land is calling it Deep Sea Divers. It was bought off the floor at IAAPA in November, and it’s now part of the park’s Storybook Seaport area. It’s perfect for families with small kids.

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First ParadropVRTM installation in the Middle East

First ParadropVRTM installation in the Middle East

Frontgrid Ltd has launched its first ParadropVRTM installation in the Middle East. The thrilling immersive attraction is now live and thrilling guests at VR Theme Park at The Dubai Mall, which is owned and operated by Emaar Entertainments. This latest installation is the first new ParadropVRTM site to launch this year, following installations at Universe […]

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Park World Excellence Awards: Steaming ahead with entries and nominations

Park World Excellence Awards: Steaming ahead with entries and nominations

Entries and nominations for the Park World Excellence Awards are up like-for-like on last year, with a wide range of parks, projects, rides, attractions and people joining the line-up ahead of the 21 June closing date. Launched in 2018 by Park World publisher, Datateam Business Media, the Park World Excellence Awards is open to operators, […]

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Arnolds Park adds Wild Mouse

Arnolds Park adds Wild Mouse

Arnolds Park Amusement Park, on the shores of Lake Okoboji, Iowa, will add a classic Wild Mouse roller coaster for 2019. The new ride, formerly known as The Mad Mouse, was manufactured by the Allan Herschell Company in 1959 and was relocated from Joyland Amusement Park in Lubbock, Texas, where it operated for 45 years. […]

Vortex International’s new ‘Water Journey’ events win four IDA Awards

Vortex International’s new ‘Water Journey’ events win four IDA Awards

Vortex Aquatic Structures International is proud to announce that its new line of Water Journey elements has won four International Design Awards, taking Bronze in the Children Products, Toddler Products, Outdoor and Leisure Fun Games, and Designs for Social Impact categories. The new experiences, named Pico, Alto, and Hop, cater specifically to children aged 2 to […]

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Arihant Group names Jagat Parikh as COO

Arihant Group names Jagat Parikh as COO

Arihant is pleased to announce that Jagat Parikh has been named COO (Chief Operating Officer) for the Arihant Group. Mr. Jagat brings with him 25 years of experience in strategy and supply chain. He was briefly associated with a healthcare startup and with Universal Consulting for 19.6 years as partner and COO. He has consulted […]

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