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Two new experiences introduced at Discovery Cove

Two new experiences introduced at Discovery Cove

Thanks to the introduction of new Relaxation Massages, a day at Discovery Cove, Orlando, Florida, is even more tranquil. The park’s new Animal Trek program gives guests the chance to explore behind the scenes and get to know Discovery Cove’s animal residents even better – and both new programs have debuted in time for the […]

Jeju Shinhwa World

Jeju Shinhwa World

Jeju Shinhwa World marks the beginning of a new era for the South Korean island of Jeju, known for its beach resorts and volcanic landscape of craters and cave-like lava tubes. With this fully integrated new resort, developer Landing International aims to provide a one-stop service for all tourists – from leisure to business, and from couples to families. […]

Legoland Florida Resort planning the Lego Movie World

Legoland Florida Resort planning the Lego Movie World

Legoland Florida Resort, Winter Haven, Florida, will premier The Lego Movie World in spring 2019 at the theme park. It represents Legoland Florida Resort’s largest investment yet. The announcement follows the success of the blockbuster film, The Lego Movie, the upcoming sequel and the popularity of the film’s characters within the children’s theme park. Working […]

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West Coast’s tallest Drop Tower debuts super hero VR experience

West Coast’s tallest Drop Tower debuts super hero VR experience

Six Flags Magic Mountain, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment, has introduced a new, extreme virtual reality experience coming to one of the world’s tallest and fastest drop tower rides. For a limited time, guests can experience the new DC Super Heroes Drop of Doom VR. Thrill-seekers will don […]

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New interactive show at Efteling

New interactive show at Efteling

In September 2018, Efteling – the fairytale theme park in the south of Holland – will launch a new show called CARO directed by famous Dutch actor and director Stanley Burleson. Created for an international audience, CARO will be the first production of its kind to feature at Efteling’s magnificent on-site theatre.   Inspired by […]

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Roland Mack to keynote TEA SATE Europe 2018

Roland Mack to keynote TEA SATE Europe 2018

German theme park Europa-Park will host the Themed Entertainment Association’s SATE Europe conference for 2018, taking place May 2-3. Park founder Roland Mack (pictured) will be the keynote speaker. SATE is the signature conference on Experience Design. Born in Freiburg in 1949, Roland Mack studied mechanical engineering and created the idea for Europa-Park together with his father in […]

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Valeriano New Sesame Place Park President

Valeriano New Sesame Place Park President

Cathy Valeriano, a longtime executive with SeaWorld Parks & Resorts Orlando, has been named Park President of Sesame Place in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. She succeeds Bob Caruso, who left the company after 30 years of service at Sesame Place. Valeriano is a proven leader with a strong record of financial performance, employee engagement and guest satisfaction […]

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Sky Rail adds thrills to Sky Tykes

Sky Rail adds thrills to Sky Tykes

Innovative Leisure has announced a new development for its Sky Tykes junior ropes course with the addition of a Sky Rail zip line to the attraction. Designed specifically for children aged 2 to 7, Sky Tykes provides youngsters with a variety of rope-based challenges that help promote self-confidence while having fun. The new Sky Rail […]

Posted in: 2017, Uncategorized

Merlin Entertainments invests attractions in northwest UK

Merlin Entertainments will launch two new features at its Manchester attractions next spring. ‘Unearthly’ creatures are set to swim into the Manchester Sea Life Centre, and a new interactive experience will be installed at Legoland Discovery Centre. The developments see over £400k invested in the family-friendly attractionsm but there are no further details to report […]

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Disneyland announces new hotel and parking enhancements

Disneyland announces new hotel and parking enhancements

For the first time in almost two decades, the Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, California, will open a new hotel. Set to break ground next summer and open in 2021, the 700-room hotel will transform the west end of the Downtown Disney District and anchor a new gateway to the Disneyland Resort. Featuring a sophisticated design with […]

Posted in: 2017, Uncategorized