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Parque de Diversiones Opens in Cuba

Parque de Diversiones Opens in Cuba

Parque de Diversiones, a modern amusement park with Chinese technology, Wi-Fi, computerized spaces, and a braille guidance system for children with visual disabilities has opened in Cienfuegos, Cuba. It was built at a cost of 2,774,000 pesos, or $2.774 million. That includes the cost of two Chinese carousels and an electric train. In addition, another […]

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WhiteWater Licenses Wiegand Maelzer’s Slide Wheel

WhiteWater Licenses Wiegand Maelzer’s Slide Wheel

At this year’s EAS exhibition in Amsterdam, Wiegand Maelzer licensed WhiteWater to manufacture its innovative Slide Wheel.

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SeaWorld to welcome a new world-first coaster

SeaWorld to welcome a new world-first coaster

Tidal Twiser, a duelling roller coaster-like ride, is set to arrive in SeaWorld San Diego in May 2019. The unique horizontal ride is the first of its kind in the world – a Skywarp Horizon model built by Skyline Attractions.

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Six Flags to operate Magic Waters Waterpark

Six Flags to operate Magic Waters Waterpark

A lease agreement has been approved by the Rockford Park District Board of Commissioners allowing Six Flags Entertainment Corporation to operate Magic Waters Waterpark from spring 2019. This lease agreement is expected to be signed in the near future, and allows the largest regional theme park company in the world to bring its brand to […]

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Double trouble coming to Efteling

Double trouble coming to Efteling

Netherlands’ fairy-tale theme park Efteling has announced that the Bobsleigh track, due to reopen mid-October, will be replaced in 2020 by a new Mack Rides coaster: Max and Moritz. Construction of the new double family ride rollercoaster is scheduled to begin in 2019 and conclude in spring 2020. Max and Moritz is being designed with […]

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SeaWorld and Aquatica San Antonio to debut new attractions

SeaWorld and Aquatica San Antonio to debut new attractions

An interactive sea turtle attraction and new rides will bring more waves of adventure to SeaWorld & Aquatica San Antonio in spring 2019. SeaWorld will unveil Turtle Reef, a habitat that will enable guests to get an up-close look at threatened and endangered sea turtles, plus learn about the threats the species face in the […]

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Hersheypark to create Hershey’s Chocolatetown

Hersheypark to create Hershey’s Chocolatetown

Inspired by the legacy of founder Milton S. Hershey, Hersheypark, the 121-acre amusement park in Hershey, Pennsylvania, announced a $150 million transformational expansion.

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RES signs Conny-Land contract at EAS 2018

RES signs Conny-Land contract at EAS 2018

(L-R, Roby Gasser and Willy Walser) Switzerland’s Conny-Land is set to welcome a new vertical dark ride, manufactured by Ride Engineers Switzerland (RES). The contract for this project, which is planned for 2020, was signed at the European Attraction Show EAS Amsterdam by Roby Gasser from Conny-Land and Willy Walser, RES. The new vertical dark […]

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Christmas comes to Hersheypark

Christmas comes to Hersheypark

The magic of the holidays comes to life during Christmas at Hersheypark, Pennsylvania. Marking its 35th anniversary this year, the Christmas Candylane holiday attraction will feature more than 50 rides, including 40 rides for children and six roller coasters, including Sidewinder, Wildcat, sooperdooperLooper, Cocoa Cruiser, Wild Mouse and Laff Trakk. Four million sparkling lights will […]

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Parque de Diversiones opens in Cuba

Parque de Diversiones opens in Cuba

Parque de Diversiones, a modern amusement park with Chinese technology, Wi-Fi, computerized spaces, and a braille guidance system for children with visual disabilities has opened in Cienfuegos, Cuba. It was built at a cost of 2,774,000 pesos, or $2.774 million. That includes the cost of two Chinese carousels and an electric train. In addition, another […]

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