Universal Orlando reveals Hagrid animated figure

Universal Orlando reveals Hagrid animated figure

Universal Orlando Resort has created its most life-like animated figure for the most highly themed, immersive coaster experience yet, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure – opening June 13. And it’s none other than Hogwarts gamekeeper and Care of Magical Creatures professor himself – Hagrid. Guests will come face-to-face with Hagrid during their journey as his […]

Story Land opens for 66th season

Story Land opens for 66th season

Story Land, Glen, New Hampshire, is gearing up for another season of family fun. The park has been delighting families for over 65 years and features more than 30 themed rides, attractions and shows. New for 2019 is the Rap Tour Safari. Dinosaurs have taken over the Slipshod Safari and everyone’s favourite tour guide is […]

Train conversions available

Train conversions available

Western Train Czo. Is now offering C.P. Huntington Train conversions. They will convert your existing C.P. Huntington Engine to a cleaner burning, more efficient diesel drive system. They will remove your train’s old transmissions, transfer cases, drive shafts, and overheating engines and replace it with a diesel engine built to last. Western Train’s Hydrostatic Diesel […]

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Park Profile: EnergyLandia

Park Profile: EnergyLandia

With 70 different attractions, everyone can find something they love at EnergyLandia says Kris Kojder, pr manager and spokesperson. Read the Park World interview here.

Lock it out for safety

Lock it out for safety

Safety is and always has been the number one priority of the attractions industry, with maintenance checklist programmes playing a vitally important role says David Bromilow, global director of parks and attractions at the Mobaro Park Group. Read more…

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New entertainment suite in The Blackpool Tower’s 125th year

New entertainment suite in The Blackpool Tower’s 125th year

A new themed entertainment and event suite will open at The Blackpool Tower this summer and will be used for family fun, events and conferences.   This comes as The Blackpool Tower celebrates its 125th year of providing amazing and memorable family experiences.   Work has already started on the new 750-capacity venue which is […]

All you can eat, drink and ride at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

All you can eat, drink and ride at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has launched a new product which gives guests the opportunity to enjoy all they can drink, all they can eat, and all they can ride, for one great price.  The new wristbands are available throughout May and offer guests entrance to Blackpool Pleasure Beach and all the amazing rides, plus all they […]

JRA team members to host sessions at at IAAPA Asia

JRA team members to host sessions at at IAAPA Asia

JRA’s vice president, Shawn McCoy, and director, marketing and business development, Chloe James Hausfeld, will host sessions at the upcoming IAAPA Expo Asia in Shanghai, China. The conference, which takes place June 11-14, 2019, will offer educational programming, networking opportunities, an expansive trade show floor, and lavish special events to 8,500 professionals from over 60 […]

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Jungle Island appoints Curtis Crider as general manager

Jungle Island appoints Curtis Crider as general manager

Jungle Island, South Florida’s iconic attraction, has appointed Curtis Crider as its new general manager. Crider brings more than 26 years of hospitality management experience to the 18-acre park and will oversee Jungle Island during the next phase of its multi-million dollar reinvention into an eco-adventure theme destination. Upon completion, Jungle Island will boast a […]

Bollywood Star Richa Chadha kicks off India’s First MX4D opening

Bollywood Star Richa Chadha kicks off India’s First MX4D opening

Taking the brand promise of “Live the Movie” to an all new level, INOX has launched India’s first MX4D EFX Theatre at the existing INOX multiplex at Inorbit Mall at Malad in Mumbai, India. Present at the launch were actress Richa Chadha, Alok Tandon, Chief Executive Officer, INOX Leisure Ltd and Mark Kamiyama, Global Head […]