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Simtec presents innovation in digital signage at IAAPA

Simtec presents innovation in digital signage at IAAPA

Simtec Systems presented ScreenFLITE – a new digital signage system at IAAPA. The company has developed this unique media information system for the Aeroporto di Roma. The huge digital sculpture with mobile LED screens was placed within the Leonardo da Vinci Airport. Almost inaudibly, twelve LED displays with about 2sqm each arrange to form different patterns […]

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Chance Rides takes home first place during the Brass Ring Award’s at IAAPA

Chance Rides takes home first place during the Brass Ring Award’s at IAAPA

Chance Rides was ‘honoured’ to receive the Brass Ring Award for Best New Product, Technology Applied to Amusements Product or Service used by Facilities, for its’ Electric C.P. Huntington train, at the IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018 in Orlando, FL. “On Tuesday, November 13th, we were pleased to see the IAAPA team stop by our booth for […]

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Best of both: Twisted Cyclone

Best of both: Twisted Cyclone

Wood meets steel at Six Flags Over Georgia All-new hybrid coaster Twisted Cyclone, a Rocky Mountain Construction created, opened at Atlanta’s Six Flags Over Georgia this summer. Recognised as one of 2018’s top new coasters, Twisted Cyclone offers maximum thrills by combining the best of both coaster worlds, a classic wooden structure integrated with a […]

Slate of new experiences coming to Disney Parks, Experiences, and Consumer Products during Mickey Mouse fan celebration

Slate of new experiences coming to Disney Parks, Experiences, and Consumer Products during Mickey Mouse fan celebration

At the recent D23’s Destination D: Celebrating Mickey Mouse, Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products Chairman Bob Chapek shared new details surrounding experiences coming soon to Disney parks. Destination D fans were the first to see Chapek reveal the names and the first-ever look inside the two signature attractions set for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge […]

WhiteWater and Holovis announce strategic partnership

WhiteWater and Holovis announce strategic partnership

WhiteWater and Holovis announced an exclusive new strategic partnership between their two companies ahead of IAAPA.   Holovis has been exploring for some time how to enter the water park sector and WhiteWater has been looking for an innovative technology partner to further enhance its position as the world’s leading water park company.   Geoff […]

Hal McEvoy named IAAPA President and CEO

Hal McEvoy named IAAPA President and CEO

Hal McEvoy has been named president and CEO of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), effectively immediately. The announcement by the Board of Directors follows a comprehensive worldwide executive search process conducted by the IAAPA Compensation Committee which is made up of IAAPA members from around the globe.

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Holovis join Liver Building project

Holovis join Liver Building project

The Royal Liver Building is due to be revamped with a visitor attraction and projection mapped show as part of Heritage Great Britain’s new project. As well as producing the projection mapped show for the iconic Liverpudlian building, Holovis is is working with Heritage Great Britain on a series of signature destination attractions, across both […]

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Carowinds to Add Copperhead Strike Double Launch Coaster

Carowinds to Add Copperhead Strike Double Launch Coaster

Carowinds, North Carolina, is set to boost its evolution as a destination amusement part with the introduction of Copperhead Strike. The Carolina’s first double launch coaster will arrive in 2019, and simulate the chase of getaway cars racing through rolling farmland. Riders will experience two launches through a relentless winding ride across 3,255ft of steel […]

Otter Banks – Columbus Zoo’s Zoombezi Bay opens fourth waterpark expansion

Otter Banks – Columbus Zoo’s Zoombezi Bay opens fourth waterpark expansion

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s 9.2 hectare Zoombezi Bay waterpark opened to the public this year with a brand new expansion. Designed and built by Aquatic Development Group (ADG), the appropriately dubbed ‘Otter Banks’ aims to increase the value of the venue for its visitors. Paul Ruben reports. Click here to read the full article!

Enhancing the guest experience

Enhancing the guest experience

Premier technology solutions provider to the leisure and entertainment sector accesso generated $133 million in revenue over the past year – almost tripling its 2012 total. Recently-appointed CEO Paul Noland speaks to editor Bryony Andrews about how the company’s comprehensive product suite and unique offerings can benefit operator and guest alike. Click here for the […]