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EAG 2020 to showcase new tech for coin-op attractions

EAG 2020 to showcase new tech for coin-op attractions

Next week’s EAG International Expo at ExCeL London will give visitors an opportunity to learn about and experience the very latest in cutting-edge technology for the gaming and leisure industries worldwide, according to organisers Swan Events. Building on its proud tradition of hosting the year’s first major leisure industry gathering, EAG 2020 is expected to […]

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Historic transformation of Epcot underway at Walt Disney World Resort

Historic transformation of Epcot underway at Walt Disney World Resort

Walt Disney once said Epcot “would always be in a state of becoming.” It is a place that changes with the times. Over the next several years, the Walt Disney World Resort theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, will live up to that promise in a whole new way as it continues the biggest […]

The Crealy experience

The Crealy experience

In the UK, Devon’s Crealy Theme Park & Resort draws from a storied past to create magical moments for all the family, and is now set to expand it’s resort offerings too. Park World spoke to general manager, Josh Haywood, to find out more…. “In 1989, Crealy Theme Park & Resort opened its doors for […]

Living life in the fast lane

Living life in the fast lane

In an interview with general manager, Bianca Sammut we find out why everyone’s a winner at Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi. When Ferrari World opened its doors in 2010 it was the world’s first ever, Ferrari branded theme park. How was the park and unique IP received nationally and internationally? When Ferrari World Abu Dhabi opened, […]

Zierer prepares 2020 deliveries

Zierer prepares 2020 deliveries

Following successful sales in 2019, Zierer is preparing to deliver many products in 2020. According to Zierer’s Marina Ernst-Weiderer, the company will ship more than ten Family Towers in 2020, plus several attractions destined for new parks. Four Family Towers will be placed in different locations in Germany. One goes to Japan considering the special […]

MK Themed Attractions turns Speedzone area at Walibi Holland into reality

MK Themed Attractions turns Speedzone area at Walibi Holland into reality

Following the brand new theme of Walibi Holland’s Untamed and Wilderness area, MK Themed Attractions has also been chosen to re-theme the amusement park’s Speedzone area opening in May 2020. Walibi has previously announced that over the next couple of years it will do an extensive re-theming of the park, which in 2020 includes a […]

Meet the new IAAPA chair

Meet the new IAAPA chair

Amanda Thompson OBE, who has been both producer and director of the Hot Ice Show for over 20 years, took over managing Blackpool Pleasure Beach 15 years ago. The fourth generation of her family to run it, Amanda’s great-grandfather bought the land on the seafront and opened the park in 1896. As well as juggling […]

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A new frontier

A new frontier

With an interactive dark ride at its heart, Popcorn Revenge exploded onto the scene at Walibi Belgium – a park owned and operated by the French entertainment group Compagnie des Alpes – in May, delighting visitors and piquing the interest of parks worldwide. Rewriting the rules of visitor centric experiences, Alterface’s award winning ride has […]

Introducing Skywarp Orbit

Introducing Skywarp Orbit

Skyline Attractions has introduced the Skywarp Orbit. This is the latest addition to the galaxy of Skywarp attractions, which include the successful Skywarp Classic and Skywarp Horizon. “Skywarp Orbit was developed as an attraction along the same lines as the rest of the Skywarp coasters,” said Chris Gray, Partner and Vice President, “big thrill, visually […]

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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