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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 […]

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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Lagotronics Projects celebrates #40YearsOfFun

Lagotronics Projects celebrates #40YearsOfFun

From voting systems to LED lighting, complete experience centres to attractions and rides in theme parks, Lagotronics Projects has been creating fun and entertainment for 40 years! By the age of 22 and already a popular DJ, Lago’s fun-loving founder Carlo Görtjes was making a good living creating audio and lighting shows for bars, clubs, […]

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Record-breaking Yukon Striker debuts at Canada’s Wonderland

Record-breaking Yukon Striker debuts at Canada’s Wonderland

Canada’s Wonderland, located just north of Toronto in Vaughan, Ontario, has introduced Yukon Striker, the world’s tallest, fastest, and longest dive roller coaster. From Bolliger & Mabillard, Yukon Striker is the showpiece attraction in the fully immersive area Frontier Canada, themed to the Klondike Gold Rush. Conceived as part of the original plan for Canada’s […]

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The law of Attraktion!

The law of Attraktion!

Attraktion! is taking immersive experiences to a whole new level…. Formed at the end of 2011, Austrian company Attraktion! has grown from a small media and technology driven integrator with it’ first own patented product, Playoke in 2012 to a major player in the market for media-based attractions. Based in Vienna, Linz and Marchtrenk, the […]

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A new challenge awaits

A new challenge awaits

Ahead of his departure from Liseberg this summer, Andreas Anderson tells Park World editor, Becci Knowles why returning to his home in Copenhagen and the park where he began is a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’. Read the article here.

The countdown is on!

The countdown is on!

Following a very successful debut in Amsterdam last year, the 2019 Park World Excellence Awards have proven to be an even bigger hit with the industry – with this year’s expert panel now in the process of looking through a staggering 218 entries and nominations before deciding on a shortlist. Read the article here.

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Cedar Fair to acquire two Schlitterbahn Waterparks

Cedar Fair to acquire two Schlitterbahn Waterparks

Cedar Fair Entertainment has signed a definitive agreement to acquire two iconic water parks and one resort in Texas – Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Resort New Braunfels and Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston for a cash purchase price of $261 million, subject to certain working capital adjustments related to the timing of the closing. Additionally, Cedar Fair has […]

Yeti set for Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights

Yeti set for Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Orlando Resort revealed Yeti: Terror of the Yukon as the next original content haunted house coming to Halloween Horror Nights 2019. Spawned by the twisted minds behind Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights, Yeti: Terror of the Yukon will transport guests to an isolated logging camp in a remote part of Canada that’s all but […]

Sky Trail set for Big Bear Snow Play

Sky Trail set for Big Bear Snow Play

A cold weather favourite, Big Bear Snow Play, has chosen to add a Sky Trail aerial attraction to its lineup of activities. Located in the southern California city of Big Bear Lake, the popular snow tubing destination is best known for its winter-related family fun though the facility also features a go-kart track that can […]