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Something old, something new

Something old, something new

Most people familiar with the US wouldn’t think of a theme park nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains as part of the Old West. According to Kathy Archer, however, it’s the perfect way to describe Tweetsie Railroad, a magical piece of history tucked away in the mountains near Boone, North Carolina. Read the full Park […]

Old legends, new Legendia

Old legends, new Legendia

Alterface, Jora Vision, and ETF have joined forces with Chorzów based Legendia Park to bring a piece of Polish folklore to life. The Basilisk (or Bazyliszek in Polish) is the country’s first interactive dark ride, and Park World was lucky enough to check it out… Read Park World’s Ride Profile here

Riding through the Rockies

Riding through the Rockies

There’s a new addition in France’s Le Pal park – the Yukon Quad, a roaring ride with a rustic Canadian twist or two. Opened to the public in April, the coaster is the result of fine-tuned plans and a dreamy creative concept. Hannah Hart reports for Park World – read more here

Flying start for Wonder Woman: Golden Lasso coaster

Flying start for Wonder Woman: Golden Lasso coaster

Six Flags Fiesta Texas has welcomed Wonder Woman: Golden Lasso, the world’s first single rail coaster. Created in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, the ride features first-of-its-kind single I-beam rail with riders seated single file and their legs positioned on either side of the thin monorail track. This new […]

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175 years of magic at Tivoli

175 years of magic at Tivoli

Danish amusement park Tivoli Gardens celebrates an unbelievable 175th anniversary this year. Park World took a trip to the park, located in central Copenhagen, to find out the secret to its enduring appeal. Bryony Andrews reports. Click here to read the story in Park World

Ryan Miziker on being the invisible partner

Ryan Miziker on being the invisible partner

Full service creative design and production company Miziker Entertainment specialises in being invisible. Whether its for a theme park’s nighttime spectacular, a Halloween horror maze or the superbowl halftime show, the team aims to leave absolutely no trace of their work – no hint at all that the world of the attraction is fabricated – […]

Trolls bring a hair-raising adventure to Dreamworld

Trolls bring a hair-raising adventure to Dreamworld

A glitter-filled world of family fun is coming to the Trolls Village precinct this winter at Dreamworld. Some of Australia’s favourite Trolls will find their own happy place at the Gold Coast’s biggest theme park, created in partnership with DreamWorks Animation. “We are very excited to have a new family attraction here at Dreamworld, which […]

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Wanda’s biggest indoor theme park in Nanjing opens its doors

Wanda’s biggest indoor theme park in Nanjing opens its doors

The first of eight parks designed by KCC Entertainment Design has opened to the public after two years of design and construction. Wanda Nanjing Theme Park in China welcomed 260,000 visitors on the first day. The indoor Theme Park is embedded in a new mixed-use development (Shopping mall, Indoor Theme Park, Hotel, Residential housing and […]

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Travel Frog hops along to next stop in China

Travel Frog hops along to next stop in China

Hong Kong based company Camsing International has licensed the rights to build a Travel Frog inspired theme park. The game, a free-to-play mobile app developed by Japan’s Hit Point, launched in 2017, and has taken China by storm (you might say they’re ribbited…). Players prepare dishes for their froggy friend who hops away through a […]

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Europa-Park looking to recover from destructive blaze

Europa-Park looking to recover from destructive blaze

Germany’s largest amusement park is taking its first steps forward after a fire spread through two themed lands on Saturday May 26. Europa-Park’s Dutch and Scandinavian areas were damaged, and the Pirates of Batavia boat ride was totally destroyed, prompting widespread consolations and well-wishes online and over the following days. The fire, which began in […]

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