LEGOLAND NY reveals first of its kind ride tech at IAAPA

LEGOLAND NY reveals first of its kind ride tech at IAAPA

This morning at IAAPA, LEGOLAND New York Resort revealed a first look at the LEGO Factory Adventure ride — exclusive to the New York theme park – and introduced first-of-its-kind technology that makes the experience even more personalized for each individual rider. When it opens 4 July 2020 LEGOLAND New York Resort will introduce the LEGO Factory […]

Buy, Learn, and Network at IAAPA Expo 2019 


Buy, Learn, and Network at IAAPA Expo 2019 


The global attractions industry’s premier event is now IAAPA Expo 2019 (formerly IAAPA Attractions Expo), where more than 38,000 international attractions professionals will come together to discover the latest products and technologies on the trade show floor, learn from industry experts, and build connections with industry colleagues. Earlier this year, the association launched a new […]

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New WB Studio Showcase at Warner Bros. Movie World

New WB Studio Showcase at Warner Bros. Movie World

Warner Bros. Movie World, in conjunction with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, opened the all new WB Studio Showcase on 1 November. With the help of Warner Bros. Corporate Archives, the WB Studio Showcase features over 30 authentic costumes, in addition to film used cars and props, to make the attraction the largest Warner Bros. exhibit […]

TEA Asia Pacific Division networks at Chinese industry summit

TEA Asia Pacific Division networks at Chinese industry summit

In October 2019, the Asia Pacific Division of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) participated in the 6th SCPR – The Summit of Chinese Park & Resort, organised by Beijing Shouhuan Cultural Tourism Investment Company (BSH Investment). The Summit invites 300 participants from sectors that are part of the theme park industry chain – such as tourism and travel, intellectual […]

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Leolandia launching Christmas season

Leolandia launching Christmas season

From 16 November to 6 January, Leolandia will be completely themed to be immersed in the traditional Christmas atmosphere: thousands of lights, decorations and snowflakes, including a 20 metre high Christmas tree in a Minitalia setting, will await visitors to get into the cheerful and festive spirit with shows, rides and popular cartoon characters.

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New Sunkid ride for Potts Park

New Sunkid ride for Potts Park

Sunkid has installed a custom-themed XL-Butterfly coaster in the shape of a giant skeleton at Potts Park Germany. Called Sabersaurus, the ride’s gondola has, of course, been themed as well. Two saberthooth tigers heads ornament the vehicle that sways back and forth as if you are riding on the dinosaur’s back. Passengers are pulled up […]

Smoky Mountain Christmas returns to Dollywood

Smoky Mountain Christmas returns to Dollywood

Christmas comes early in the Smokies when Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas returns to the Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, theme park from November 9 through January 4. During the festival, the park boasts an impressive count of more than five million brilliant lights, heartwarming Christmas entertainment, delicious holiday meals and the fun of Dollywood at Christmas. Glacier […]

Winter on the Mountain returns to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

Winter on the Mountain returns to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

After a hiatus last winter for construction of the Glenwood Gondola, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, celebrates the return of Winter on the Mountain. Beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, guests can take in the holiday lights, visit and take photos with Santa Claus in the North Pole and get a […]

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It’s a game changer

It’s a game changer

At this year’s IAAPA Expo in Orlando, FL, Ride Entertainment’s president of business development, Adam Sandy, will speak about Lagotronics Projects’ new ride, The Smurfs: GameChanger, for Shimao Group’s new Smurfs theme park in Shanghai. Mark Beumers, Lagotronics Projects CEO, will also be available to answer specific questions about the project. When: November 20th, 2019 […]

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Legoland Shanghai Resort planned

Legoland Shanghai Resort planned

Merlin Entertainments has entered into an agreement with the Shanghai Jinshan District Government, CMC Inc. and Kirkbi to develop a Legoland Resort in the Jinshan District of Shanghai, China. Under the terms of the agreement, all parties will form a joint venture company and contribute funding to the construction and development of Legoland Shanghai. The […]

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