Triotech: Creators of Fun

Triotech: Creators of Fun

Established in 1999, Triotech recently celebrated its 20th anniversary with the installation of its 200th XD Dark Ride interactive theatre in Quebec City’s Méga Parc. It’s been quite the ride for president and CEO Ernest Yale, who is on a mission to bring media-based attractions to the masses. Park World editor, Becci Knowles reports Visiting […]

New scares and shows launch Friday the 13th at Six Flags Fright Fest

New scares and shows launch Friday the 13th at Six Flags Fright Fest

Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, New Jersey, will ramp up the scare factor tomorrow (Friday 13th of September) for the debut of Fright Fest, the Northeast’s Largest Halloween Party. Weekends and select days through November 3, more than 20 Halloween-themed attractions including new scares and shows will take centre stage. Guests can enjoy Thrills By […]

Celebrate the holidays in Hershey

Celebrate the holidays in Hershey

Tis’ the season for festive lights, roller coasters, live reindeer and hot chocolate in The Sweetest Place On Earth as Hershey, Pennsylvania, will be aglow with sweet attractions and holiday cheer planned through the end of the year. Hersheypark Christmas Candylane holiday attraction will be open select days from November 15 through January 1. It […]

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Scruffy Dog appoints local representative in China

Scruffy Dog appoints local representative in China

Scruffy Dog Creative Group has appointed Sophie Liu as the new head of marketing Asia and client development manager. Liu, who is based in Shanghai, previously worked for Premier Rides as the head of marketing and communication at Center of American States, where she was responsible for all entertainment related projects including themed entertainment projects […]

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The Legoland Windsor Resort announces Duplo Valley extension plans

The Legoland Windsor Resort announces Duplo Valley extension plans

The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort has today announced plans to extend its popular DUPLO Valley, adding to its attractions, with the exciting arrival of the DUPLODream Coaster – a ‘My First Coaster’ especially for pre-schoolers.  The DUPLO Dream Coaster, opening in March 2020, will be made especially for children aged two-five years old.  As well as […]

Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s Valhalla gets the golden ticket for the fifth year running

Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s Valhalla gets the golden ticket for the fifth year running

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is celebrating as Valhalla has been named The Best Water Ride in the World for an amazing fifth year running at the recent Golden Tickets Awards. Representatives from amusement and water parks across the globe gathered at Silverwood Amusement Park in Idaho, USA on 6th & 7th September for the annual ceremony, […]

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“Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” debuts at Universal Orlando Resort

“Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” debuts at Universal Orlando Resort

The all-new light projection experience, “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle,” makes its highly-anticipated debut at Universal Orlando Resort September 14. It uses state-of-the-art projection mapping, special effects and lighting to bring a new dimension of magic to life on the majestic Hogwarts castle. And, for the first time at Universal Orlando, guests will be able […]

Rainbow Productions to showcase new services at IAAPA Expo Europe

Rainbow Productions to showcase new services at IAAPA Expo Europe

Returning to IAAPA Expo Europe 2019 for the 16th consecutive year, UK costume character and mascot specialist Rainbow Productions will be highlighting a new manufacturing service available to the European attractions industry. Due to the increased demand for puppets, rather than costume characters, Rainbow Productions has developed innovative designs, with and without technological requirements, and […]

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Fangtastic Halloween Fun at Vampire Pleasure Beach

Fangtastic Halloween Fun at Vampire Pleasure Beach

From 12th October to 31st October, gather your squad ghouls and dare to enter Blackpool Pleasure Beach for hair-raising and spell-binding Halloween experiences, as the park transforms into Vampire Pleasure Beach, hosting several un-boo-lievable activities for all ages to enjoy. With wristbands starting at a wicked £23 per person, there’s something spooky for all Halloween […]

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Putting its name on the map

Putting its name on the map

Established in 1987, Oakwood Theme Park in Prembrokeshire, Wales, started out with just five attractions, but the arrival of legendary wooden rollercoaster Megafobia in 1996 marked the beginning of its transformation from a small leisurely Welsh family attraction into a major UK theme park. Parkworld editor, Becci Knowles, caught up with park director, Phil Verbinnen, […]

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