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FlowRider triple arrives

FlowRider triple arrives

The latest addition to the FlowRider family, FlowRider Triple is the largest FlowRider yet, wide enough to accommodate up to three guests at once eager for the fun and challenge of surfing. Riders of all ages can safely experience the thrill of both stand-up riding and bodyboarding no matter how far they are from the […]

Sidewinder Tube from Zebec

Sidewinder Tube from Zebec

At the recent WWA Symposium & Trade Show held at Walt Disney World, Zebec Water Sports displayed a new Sidewinder Tube. Made for two riders facing each other, the tube provides an individual compartment for each rider to keep riders in place. The tube also provides a high backrest for each rider and a covered […]

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Turtle shaped aquarium to open in Vietnam

Turtle shaped aquarium to open in Vietnam

Vietnam’s island resort destination of Phú Quốc will soon have another must-see offering when “The Sea Shell” makes its debut in early 2020. Developed by Vinpearl, the leisure division of Vietnam’s Vingroup real estate company as part of an all-new theme park development, The Sea Shell promises to be one of the most unique and […]

PortAventura World to become the home of Europe’s largest solar park

PortAventura World to become the home of Europe’s largest solar park

PortAventura World is installing a photovoltaic power plant covering 100,000 m2, which will comprise of 22,000 modules that will supply energy to the whole resort. The project will launch in spring 2020 and will be the largest self-consumption photovoltaic plant in a European resort. The plant, will be the equivalent of 14 football pitches and will have an installed capacity […]

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WhiteWater celebrates multiple wins at 2019 WWA show

WhiteWater celebrates multiple wins at 2019 WWA show

The 2019 Leading Edge Awards have been announced and WhiteWater celebrates this momentous occasion with clients, Royal Caribbean International for Perfect Day at CocoCay and Horizon Waterpark, LLC for Island H2O Live! We are also proud that Andrew Mowatt, Executive Vice President of Global Key Accounts was inducted into the World Waterpark Association’s (WWA) Hall […]

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Blackpool Tower gets new VR ride

Blackpool Tower gets new VR ride

Said to be virtually the tallest rollercoaster in Blackpool and a first for the VR Industry, the new virtual reality ride will be open to the public this month at The Blackpool Tower, and features a first for VR – a bespoke townscape of Blackpool’s iconic skyline and the Fylde Coast, offering unseen views of […]

First visitors experience Efteling’s newest fairytale

First visitors experience Efteling’s newest fairytale

Efteling – the fairytale theme park in the south of Holland – has welcomed the very first visitors to its 30th fairytale in the Fairytale Forest, the Six Swans. The Six Swans have landed between the fairy tales of Snow White and Cinderella and amazed the first visitors. “Fairy tales have been the origin of Efteling since […]

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Brand new theme park to open next summer in Poland

Brand new theme park to open next summer in Poland

Mandoria, City of Adventures, a brand new theme park will open next summer in Poland. It will bring guests back to the year 1520, the exciting Age of Discovery. Located near Łódź, in the heart of Poland, Mandoria will take a surface area of 50 hectares. The first stage of the investment, an indoor theme […]

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Sesame Street: Street Mission Wins BIG!

Sesame Street: Street Mission Wins BIG!

Sally Dark Rides has been celebrating since the IAAPA Expo Europe after receiving two major industry awards for its successful interactive dark ride, Sesame Street: Street Mission. Sesame Street: Street Mission opened at PortAventura World earlier this year and was the first dark ride at the park, and the first Sesame Street-themed ride in Europe.  […]

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Oakwood adds new attractions for 2019 Spooktacular

Oakwood adds new attractions for 2019 Spooktacular

Oakwood Theme Park’s popular Spooktacular events are set to return for another year running with two brand new attractions and even more horrors and chills on hand for thrill-seekers and families to enjoy. The annual Halloween celebration, which sees the park welcome a host of new spooky rides, attractions and entertainment on top of its […]