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Mack Rides building new coasters

Mack Rides building new coasters

_Mack Rides revealed two new roller coasters it is building for European parks at IAAPA. Set for 2019 completion is a Big Dipper for Plohn Theme Park in Gauls, Germany. It will contain a vertical loop and a corkscrew element. In 2020 Efteling, Kaatsheuvel, the Netherlands, will add the first dueling powered coaster in the […]

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort breaks ground with new tower hotel

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort breaks ground with new tower hotel

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida revealed that work had begun on a ‘ground-breaking’ new tower last Tuesday, bringing together hotel owners Tishman and MetLife along with representatives from Walt Disney World and Marriott International. The new 349-room hotel brings the resort’s total inventory to 2,619 rooms and will […]

Jenkinson’s Boardwalk adding Tidal Wave Spinning Coaster

Jenkinson’s Boardwalk adding Tidal Wave Spinning Coaster

Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, will add a brand new roller coaster for the 2019 season. The Tidal Wave is a surf-themed SBF/Visa Spinning Family Coaster model 5.0 brokered by Rides-4-U that was inspired by the iconic beach culture of the Jersey Shore’s Point Pleasant Beach. The Tidal Wave can hold up […]

New coaster to mark Kentucky Kingdom’s 30th Anniversary

New coaster to mark Kentucky Kingdom’s 30th Anniversary

To celebrate Kentucky Kingdom’s 30th anniversary, Adam Birkner, Kentucky Kingdom’s Senior Marketing Manager, announced that a new roller coaster, the Kentucky Flyer, will be ready to ride on the park’s opening day in 2019. “What better way to celebrate Kentucky Kingdom’s 30th anniversary than to add our sixth roller coaster,” remarked Birkner. “The Kentucky Flyer […]

Kennywood Park and S&S Worldwide reveal the Pittsburgh Steelers’ themed vehicle

Kennywood Park and S&S Worldwide reveal the Pittsburgh Steelers’ themed vehicle

Since this summer’s announcement that Pittsburgh’s iconic Kennywood Park will open the groundbreaking Steelers Country attraction in 2019, football and roller coaster fans have been eager for news on one of the most exciting projects in recent amusement industry history. During the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo, S&S Worldwide and Kennywood came together to reveal one […]

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Extreme Engineering unveils all-new roller coaster cart and adventure Parks.

Extreme Engineering unveils all-new roller coaster cart and adventure Parks.

Extreme Engineering has introduced an all-new Cloud Coaster roller coaster cart, over twelve new attractions, new adventure parks, and new roller coaster locations. The Cloud Coaster has come a long way since its first debut in 2015. Today Extreme Engineering has four locations installed with three more projects pending for 2019. The new Cloud Coaster’s […]

Falcon’s Creative designs custom augmented reality (AR) solution

Falcon’s Creative Group, the Orlando-based creative services firm specialising in the design and production of themed experiences, has launched Falcon’s Vision, a revolutionary augmented reality (AR) solution specifically designed for theme parks, attractions, and other special venues including museums, galleries, zoos, aquariums, and beyond. Falcon’s Vision delivers an engaging and versatile interactive overlay that fills […]

Hersheypark Christmas Candylane returns

Hersheypark Christmas Candylane returns

Marking its 35th anniversary this year, Hersheypark’s Christmas Candylane holiday attraction will feature more than 45 rides (weather permitting), including six roller coasters: Sidewinder, Wildcat, sooperdooperLooper, Cocoa Cruiser, Wild Mouse and holiday-themed Laff Trakk. Four million sparkling lights will illuminate and excite as you make your way through Hersheypark amusement park in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in […]

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ARena Space Brings a VR Park to America

ARena Space Brings a VR Park to America

Virtual reality provider ARena Space entered the global market: at the IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018 in Orlando. The company presented a multi-format VR park, and scheduled a business mission with strategic negotiations on the opening of new virtual reality parks. The founders of ARena Space are confident that the time of small and dubious virtual […]

Dynamic Attractions unveils Dual Power Coaster

Dynamic Attractions unveils Dual Power Coaster

A roller coaster capable of doing spin-outs and other racing moves was unveiled by Dynamic Attractions at the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando. “The Dual Power Coaster is the world’s most advanced roller coaster vehicle,” stated Hao Wang, President, Dynamic Attractions. “Most coasters are all about the track. That is only half of the […]

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