Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park named ‘Best Theme Park’

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park named ‘Best Theme Park’

The Legacy Entertainment-designed Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park has just been named “Best Theme Park” at the 2019 China Cultural & Tourism Development Conference (CAAPA), which was recently held in Beijing. The park won a “Ferris” Award from the CAAPA for “Best Theme Park” for its scale, theming, quality, and high construction standards. Since its opening […]

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Praise for Dreamland Margate in Lords report on the future of seaside towns

Praise for Dreamland Margate in Lords report on the future of seaside towns

A new government report has praised Dreamland Margate for its role in the successful regeneration of the seaside town – but the next steps are to turn coastal communities into year-round destinations, says the attraction. Dreamland was one of several locations visited by the House of Lords Select Committee on Regenerating Seaside Towns for their […]

MX4D expanding on five continents in 2019

MX4D expanding on five continents in 2019

Torrance, California based MediaMation Inc., makers of the immersive motion EFX experience MX4D, will be expanding its presence with over 50 new global installations in Asia, Europe, North America, South America and Africa beginning in mid-2019. The announcement was made recently by CEO Howard Kiedaisch. The new installations jump from 346 facilities to over 400, […]

Europa-Park announces Spring line-up

Europa-Park announces Spring line-up

There are a number of exciting events awaiting visitors to Europa-Park this Spring. From 19 to 22 April 2019, guests young and old can explore the Easter village in the Swiss themed area and participate in the many hands-on activities. One week later, on April 27th and 28th, Ed & Edda’s Spring Festival will also be celebrated for […]

Julia joins Safari of Fun

Julia joins Safari of Fun

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is excited to welcome Sesame Street’s Julia to the Safari of Fun. Julia is an autistic four-year-old girl from Sesame Street who enjoys playing with her friends Elmo and Abby Cadabby. To celebrate the addition of Julia and to honour Autism Awareness Month, Busch Gardens will host a sensory friendly showing […]

New Adventure Park in Mexico: Xavage

New Adventure Park in Mexico: Xavage

Grupo Xcaret, the leaders in offering thrilling, eco-friendly experiences in Riviera Maya, announces the grand opening of Xavage, a new adventure park that will make its highly anticipated debut April 15. With an investment of US$78 million that transformed 57 acres in Riviera Maya, Xavage invites those who want to unleash their wild side and […]

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Shanghai Disney Resort launches Earth Month

Shanghai Disney Resort launches Earth Month

A wildlife photo exhibit, family nature walks, talking environmental recycling bin and other environmental awareness initiatives are just some of the exciting Earth Month offerings available at Shanghai Disney Resort this April. This Earth Month, Shanghai Disney Resort is leading the way to a greener, happier planet with a whole host of amazing and inspiring […]

Taking Virtual Reality to new depths…Underwater

Taking Virtual Reality to new depths…Underwater

Sub Sea Systems and San Francisco tech firm, Ballast Technology, have introduced Deep Dive VR, an underwater virtual dive experience designed for installation at water parks and destinations where guests are ready to get wet. Deep Dive VR combines realistic virtual reality content, a waterproof VR headset with audio, and multiple in-water sensory effects for […]

Cedar Fair to acquire the land beneath California’s Great America in Santa Clara

Cedar Fair to acquire the land beneath California’s Great America in Santa Clara

Cedar Fair Entertainment has entered into an agreement to acquire the land upon which its California’s Great America amusement park is located for approximately $150 million. The Company has leased the land from the City of Santa Clara since the origin of the park in 1976. Cedar Fair president and CEO Richard A. Zimmerman said, […]

More than 100 Attend NEAAPA’s 106th Anniversary Annual Meeting

More than 100 Attend NEAAPA’s 106th Anniversary Annual Meeting

More than 100 people gathered for the New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions’ (NEAAPA) 106th Anniversary Education Conference and Annual Meeting March 18-20 at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel, Springfield, Massachusetts. The highlight of event was the induction of Gene Dean, owner of Fiesta Shows/Dean Enterprises, Seabrook, New Hampshire, into the NEAAPA […]

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