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Prepare to be amazed at Dreamworld

Prepare to be amazed at Dreamworld

Dreamworld has welcomed Australia’s most talked about Illusionist, Cosentinofor two weeks of awe-inspiring and extraordinary magic. Kicking of the school holidays, Cosentino, The Grand Illusionist took to the stage in the Dreamworld Exhibition Centre (DEC), which has been transformed into The Cosentino Theatre for his theme park debut on Saturday 6 April in a run […]

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Europa-Park hosts trinational ‘blue light’ day

Europa-Park hosts trinational ‘blue light’ day

This coming Saturday, April 13, 2019, the Trinational Blue Day will take place in Germany’s largest amusement park for the first time. Visitors will be provided with easy-to-implement, but life-saving measures in a playful way and can immerse themselves in the work of rescue teams during exciting hands-on activities.  DRK detection dogs will also demonstrate […]

OWA Plans $100 Million Expansion for Phase II

OWA Plans $100 Million Expansion for Phase II

OWA (oh-wah), Foley, Alabama, is continuing to expand with the announcement of a $100 million investment for Phase II. Construction is slated to begin summer 2019 and will include the Gulf Coast’s largest indoor waterpark, an accompanying 200-room resort hotel with conference space, and a luxury, family-friendly RV Park.  Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority (CIEDA), […]

Jordan & Perri of Diversity go topsy-turvy for new ride at The Legoland Windsor Resort

Jordan & Perri of Diversity go topsy-turvy for new ride at The Legoland Windsor Resort

The brand-new Haunted House Monster Party ride at the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort has been given its official topsy-turvy “seal of approval” by Diversity stars Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely ahead of its grand opening on 13 April. The dancing duo – who are no strangers to spending time flipped upside down as part of their […]

Praise for Dreamland Margate in Lords report on the future of seaside towns

Praise for Dreamland Margate in Lords report on the future of seaside towns

A new government report has praised Dreamland Margate for its role in the successful regeneration of the seaside town – but the next steps are to turn coastal communities into year-round destinations, says the attraction. Dreamland was one of several locations visited by the House of Lords Select Committee on Regenerating Seaside Towns for their […]

Europa-Park announces Spring line-up

Europa-Park announces Spring line-up

There are a number of exciting events awaiting visitors to Europa-Park this Spring. From 19 to 22 April 2019, guests young and old can explore the Easter village in the Swiss themed area and participate in the many hands-on activities. One week later, on April 27th and 28th, Ed & Edda’s Spring Festival will also be celebrated for […]

Julia joins Safari of Fun

Julia joins Safari of Fun

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is excited to welcome Sesame Street’s Julia to the Safari of Fun. Julia is an autistic four-year-old girl from Sesame Street who enjoys playing with her friends Elmo and Abby Cadabby. To celebrate the addition of Julia and to honour Autism Awareness Month, Busch Gardens will host a sensory friendly showing […]

Shanghai Disney Resort launches Earth Month

Shanghai Disney Resort launches Earth Month

A wildlife photo exhibit, family nature walks, talking environmental recycling bin and other environmental awareness initiatives are just some of the exciting Earth Month offerings available at Shanghai Disney Resort this April. This Earth Month, Shanghai Disney Resort is leading the way to a greener, happier planet with a whole host of amazing and inspiring […]

Cedar Fair to acquire the land beneath California’s Great America in Santa Clara

Cedar Fair to acquire the land beneath California’s Great America in Santa Clara

Cedar Fair Entertainment has entered into an agreement to acquire the land upon which its California’s Great America amusement park is located for approximately $150 million. The Company has leased the land from the City of Santa Clara since the origin of the park in 1976. Cedar Fair president and CEO Richard A. Zimmerman said, […]

More than 100 Attend NEAAPA’s 106th Anniversary Annual Meeting

More than 100 Attend NEAAPA’s 106th Anniversary Annual Meeting

More than 100 people gathered for the New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions’ (NEAAPA) 106th Anniversary Education Conference and Annual Meeting March 18-20 at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel, Springfield, Massachusetts. The highlight of event was the induction of Gene Dean, owner of Fiesta Shows/Dean Enterprises, Seabrook, New Hampshire, into the NEAAPA […]

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