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Feline Good

Feline Good

Chessington World of Adventures Resort is ‘paw-leased’ to announce the new multi-million pound ‘Land of the Tiger’, featuring an innovative enclosure and Europe’s first overhead trails, ready to welcome a family of four endangered Amur Tigers in spring 2018. With the introduction of Europe’s first overhead trails, guests will be able to observe these majestic […]

Posted in: 2017, Park News
Parques Reunidos opens first European location of Nickelodeon Adventure

Parques Reunidos opens first European location of Nickelodeon Adventure

Parques Reunidos has opened the first European Nickelodeon Adventure park, located at Thader Shopping Center in Murcia, which belongs to Merlin Properties. Extending over 5,000 square metres, the centre is designed to take visitors on a family adventure, and is divided into different areas devoted to the most famous Nickelodeon characters. It will feature SpongeBob’s […]

Posted in: 2017, Park News
Disney Toy Story Land to open April 26, 2018

Disney Toy Story Land to open April 26, 2018

Shanghai Disney Resort announced today that Shanghai Disneyland’s seventh themed land, Disney Toy Story Land, is set to open on April 26, 2018. Major construction of Disney Toy Story Land is close to completion, Disney reports, and will be followed by an extensive preparation period including ride testing and adjustment and trial operations, in anticipation […]

Posted in: 2017
White Christmas at Warner Bros. Movie World

White Christmas at Warner Bros. Movie World

The magic of Christmas will return to Warner Bros. Movie World this December with the annual White Christmas event, which launches tonight. Over nine nights in December, Movie World is transformed into a winter wonderland as the iconic Main Street glistens with white snow while being illuminated by one of the largest and most spectacular […]

Posted in: 2017, Park News
SeaWorld Orlando unveils custom raft for Infinity Falls

SeaWorld Orlando unveils custom raft for Infinity Falls

At the Intamin booth during IAAPA Attractions Expo 2017, SeaWorld Orlando revealed the first of 15 custom rafts for its new Infinity Falls river rapids attraction opening summer 2018. By Intamin, the eight-passenger raft features custom theming and décor resembling supplies found on real white-water rafting expeditions. The circular raft design puts riders face-to-face and […]

Posted in: 2017
Czarnecki moves up at Camelback

Czarnecki moves up at Camelback

Ken Ellis and Arthur Berry III, co-owners of Camelback Resort, Tannersville, Pennsylvania have promoted Brian Czarnecki to the role of chief operating officer. Czarnecki’s previous role was that of vice president of sales and marketing for the popular, four-season destination in the Northeast US. Czarnecki will direct the operations, technology, brand and marketing of Camelback […]

Posted in: 2017
Zombies invade Niagara Falls

Zombies invade Niagara Falls

In Niagara Falls, Canada, Clifton Hill is known as the most popular family-fun street and tourist draw besides the Falls themselves. Already operating a Triotech XD Theater 16 seats with a wild west movie, the team at HOCO was looking for an attraction with a universal appeal that would fit to a wide demographic group. […]

Posted in: 2017
Efteling to launch virtual experience Dreamflight

Efteling to launch virtual experience Dreamflight

In spring 2018, Efteling’s top attraction Dreamflight (Droomvlucht) will also be accessible for disabled visitors through virtual reality. At present, Droomvlucht is the only top attraction at the Dutch fairytale theme park that, for safety reasons, is not accessible for handicapped visitors. The indoor dark ride Droomvlucht offers a flight through a world of dreams […]

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Dreamland successfully exits administration

Dreamland successfully exits administration

On Friday 3 November 2017, Sands Heritage Limited, trading as Dreamland Margate, successfully exited administration. This has been followed by a corporate reorganisation that aims to put Dreamland in a strong position for the future. The recent £25 million investment has seen the first phase of redevelopment, which has enabled the re-landscaping of the park, the continued […]

Posted in: 2017
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 […]

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