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An iconic structure

An iconic structure

Carnaval’s Neil Dwyer stops a little longer to tell us about the park’s newest ride, Wheel of the World, a 60m high wheel featuring a 50 metre LED screen which displays stunning live scenes, shows and views of Dubai. Read the story here.

PortAventura World to open its first carbon-neutral hotel

PortAventura World to open its first carbon-neutral hotel

Colorado Creek will be PortAventura World’s first zero-emission hotel, consolidating the resort’s commitment to reducing its environmental footprint. Offering superior 4-star accommodation and direct access to PortAventura Park, this new hotel (the resort’s sixth) is scheduled to open its doors on 1 June 2019. It will have 150 rooms, bringing the resort total to more […]

Entertain the possibilities

Entertain the possibilities

In addition to sporting a brand-new look, WhiteWater announced a number of strategic new partnerships at the recent IAAPA Expo, along with launching Vantage, a pioneering guest engagement software platform designed to empower guests to customise their entertainment experience and parks to improve their operations. Park World reports… You might have noticed that WhiteWater has […]

Western Train Co. restoring carousels

Western Train Co. restoring carousels

Western Train Co. has been involved in the repair and restoration of Antique carousels for more than 12 years, carrying on the work of Brass Rings Entertainment and the late Dan Horenberger. In 2017 Western Train Co. assumed many current carousel restoration projects in progress by Brass Ring Carousel Co. Western Train documents the entire […]

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Simworx to supply Ben 10 themed Immersive Adventurer ride to Future Kid’s Cartoon Network World, Kuwait

Simworx to supply Ben 10 themed Immersive Adventurer ride to Future Kid’s Cartoon Network World, Kuwait

UK-based dynamic media attractions specialist Simworx is to supply an example of its Immersive Adventurer rides to Future Kid’s Cartoon Network World in Kuwait. The attraction is a highly dynamic, 3DOF motion simulator, themed internally as a 16 seat ‘vehicle’ which uses 13 video screens to project media on all sides of the vehicle and […]

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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 […]

ADG to design and build Island H2O Live! Waterpark at Margaritaville Resort Orlando

ADG to design and build Island H2O Live! Waterpark at Margaritaville Resort Orlando

Aquatic Development Group (ADG), has been contracted as the design/builder of the brand new Island H20 Live! Waterpark expected to open Spring 2019 at the Margaritaville Resort in Orlando, Florida. This tropical-themed water park is under construction and is situated on 11.5 acres, which will be home to over 15 water attractions designed for guests […]

Dynamic Entertainment signs Tennessee co-venture

Dynamic Entertainment signs Tennessee co-venture

Empire Industries has announced that it has partnered with Bob and Clay McManus for a Flying Theatre co-venture to be located at The Island in Pigeon Forge in Tennessee. Located adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which draws over 11 million annual visitors, the Island is the premier tourist destination in the region. […]

First new ride of 2019: Pirates of the Deep Sea at Six Flags Fiesta Texas

First new ride of 2019: Pirates of the Deep Sea at Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Six Flags Fiesta Texas, San Antonio, Texas, is kicking off the New Year in a big way with the theme park industry’s first new attraction of the year, a new dark ride debuting on January 1, 2019. Pirates of the Deep Sea is a collaboration between Six Flags Fiesta Texas and Magic in the Sky […]

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Sansei unveils 4-meter tall ridable transforming Humanoid Robot

Sansei unveils 4-meter tall ridable transforming Humanoid Robot

A Sansei company, Asratec, and Brave Robotics introduced the prototype of a ridable transforming humanoid robot, “J-deite Ride,” at the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo. J-deite Ride is a 4-metre (13 foot) tall robot that can transform from a bipedal walking humanoid form (robot mode) to a wheel-driven form (vehicle mode) and back. Up to two […]

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