A True Family Coaster?

A True Family Coaster?

When Busch Gardens Williamsburg sent out their media kit for InvadR, they didn’t apologize for the misspelling. Rather, they touted the opening of the park’s first wooden roller coaster. I easily excused the spelling, since this ride was themed to a Viking invasion, and English was never the Viking’s first language. But what caught my […]

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Business of Fun contest now open

Business of Fun contest now open

The IAAPA Foundation of the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions has teamed up with JA Worldwide to sponsor a global, on-line contest for 14 to 19 year-old students who are driven by an entrepreneurial spirit. The Business of Fun contest gives young people the opportunity to submit an idea for—or innovation of—new or improved rides, […]

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Two New Triotech Projects with Jeju Shinhwa World announced

Two New Triotech Projects with Jeju Shinhwa World announced

Triotech is developing two world premiere attractions for the Jeju Shinhwa World theme park being built in South Korea. These unique attractions will be based on TUBAn Entertainment’s Larva I.P. including its two iconic characters, Red and Yellow. Triotech is developing two world premiere attractions for the Jeju Shinhwa World theme park being built in […]

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Justice League: Battle for Metropolis Opens at Six Flags Over Georgia

Justice League: Battle for Metropolis Opens at Six Flags Over Georgia

Justice League: Battle for Metropolis is a high action and interactive ride by Sally Corp. located inside a 22,000 square foot (2,044 sq m) building in the all-new Metropolis Park at Six Flags Over Georgia. Guests tag alongside their favourite DC Comics Super Heroes in an epic battle through 4D effects of wind, fire and […]

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accesso partners with Experiencias Xcaret

accesso partners with Experiencias Xcaret

accesso Technology Group is bringing its ticketing and point-of-sale platform to Experiencias Xcaret, a network of popular parks, tours and attractions that highlight the nature, culture, history and beauty of Mexico. Located in Riviera Maya, just 35 miles (56 km) from Cancun, Experiencias Xcaret will utilise the accesso Siriusware solution to simplify operations and streamline […]

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New Cedar Point Shores waterpark opens

New Cedar Point Shores waterpark opens

Cedar Point began as a simple bathing beach and bathhouse in 1870 Sandusky, Ohio. Today, Cedar Point is a summertime destination for families with 70 rides, including 17 roller coasters, a mile-long beach, five hotel properties, beautiful marinas and now, the new Cedar Point Shores Waterpark.   Cedar Point Shores is home to 17 brand […]

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Zero Latency sets industry record with 8-player free roam VR gaming

Zero Latency sets industry record with 8-player free roam VR gaming

Zero Latency, who specialise in free roam VR entertainment, have unveiled an industry first ability to accommodate 8 simultaneous players in a free-roam VR game, which is up from the prior record of 6 players currently held by the company. The first Zero Latency-powered VR game arena to showcase 8-player free roam VR gaming is […]

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First visitors enjoy new Efteling attraction Symbolica

First visitors enjoy new Efteling attraction Symbolica

The Palace of Fantasy opens its doors to the public Efteling visitors are welcome in the new family attraction Symbolica, an enchanting palace in which nothing is what it seems. The palace doors opened for the first time to the public yesterday, and the first enthusiastic visitors ran to Symbolica for an audience with the […]

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£30 million Bodmin Jail visitor attraction gets green light

£30 million Bodmin Jail visitor attraction gets green light

Visitor attraction designer, Sarner International, have announced Cornwall Council’s approval of their cutting-edge Bodmin Jail visitor attraction. The historic building, once the site of hangings by renowned British executioner Henry Albert Pierrepoint, will be transformed into an immersive, educational visitor experience. Repairs will be made to parts of the Bodmin Jail building, creating an exhibition, […]

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Aquatic Development Group’s latest water park opens in North Carolina

Aquatic Development Group’s latest water park opens in North Carolina

  Thursday 22nd June saw the much anticipated H20BX waterpark open in the Outer Banks (OBX), North Carolina. Designed with classic coastal architecture at the forefront, ADG developed the unique waterpark design to reflect the feel of the Outer Banks, offering resort-style comfort along with traditional family fun. The newest waterpark in North Carolina, it sprawls across […]

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