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Embed completes installation at Fun City’s 50th store location in  Oasis Mall, Salalah, Oman

Embed completes installation at Fun City’s 50th store location in Oasis Mall, Salalah, Oman

Embed is proud to announce the completion of the Embed systems installations in the newly opened Fun City  in Oasis Mall. Owned by Landmark, this is Fun City’s 50th store, located in Salalah, the second largest city in Oman. Embed’s involvement includes 44 award-winning smartTOUCH readers, two point-of-sale sales modules and two prizes modules. Embed’s […]

TRIOTECH to create Dragon’s Spell interactive dark ride for Vinpearl Land Phú Quốc theme park, Vietnam

TRIOTECH to create Dragon’s Spell interactive dark ride for Vinpearl Land Phú Quốc theme park, Vietnam

Triotech has announced that Vinpearl JSC (Hanoi, Vietnam) has selected the company to design and build a media-based interactive dark ride for Vinpearl Land’s newest theme park on the tropical resort island of Phú Quốc, Vietnam. Titled Dragon’s Spell, this attraction is the first media-based Interactive Dark Ride (IDR) in Vietnam, and is entirely designed […]

Vekoma sales strong

Vekoma sales strong

“We have new projects in Saudi Arabia, Eastern Europe, Russia, and the U.S,” said Peter van Bilsen of Vekoma at the recent IAAPA Expo. “We’re also very busy in China and have opened a new parts centre in China six months ago. We’ve signed seven contracts while at the show.” Vekoma is finishing a variety […]

Multiple projects progressing at Intamin

Multiple projects progressing at Intamin

At the recent IAAPA Expo, Intamin proudly displayed the lead car for the world’s fastest multi-launch coaster that will open 2020. Pantheon at Busch Gardens Williamsburg features four launches, reaching a top speed of 73 mph. But Intamin is multi-talented and delivers a variety of new attractions every year. According to Intamin’s Sascha Czibulka, its […]

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PTC busy doing rehabs

PTC busy doing rehabs

Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters (PTC) recently received its third patent in two years for an improved locking mechanism for passenger restraints. They are currently very busy. “We have a lot of work back at the shop,” acknowledges PTC president Tom Rebbie. Fifteen American parks have their coaster trains in the shop for winter overhaul and rehabilitation. […]

Hersheypark and MajorMega announce Hyperdeck for 2020

Hersheypark and MajorMega announce Hyperdeck for 2020

Hersheypark, the 121-acre amusement park in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and MajorMega, a Pennsylvania-based virtual reality studio and location-based entertainment company, announced during IAAPA Expo an all-new, immersive virtual reality experience planned for summer 2020. Hyperdeck, MajorMega’s immersive, multi-player virtual reality experience, will be offered as part of Hershey’s Chocolatetown in summer 2020. Two unique, 300-square-feet Hyperdecks […]

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Triotech launches the Storm

Triotech launches the Storm

Following its iconic predecessors, the Typhoon and the Mad Wave Theater, both best-selling coin-op simulators that still populate most FECs and arcades around the world, Triotech has launched the Storm, an interactive VR coin-op game that features two competing players sitting side-by-side on motion seats. “What is unique about the Storm is that it is […]

WhiteWater wins Brass Ring  for Tailspin at Whirlin’ Water Adventure Waterpark

WhiteWater wins Brass Ring for Tailspin at Whirlin’ Water Adventure Waterpark

At the recent IAAPA Expo, WhiteWater received a Brass Ring Award for Tailspin in the Best New Product: Water Park Ride/Attraction category. A big anchor attraction without the associated price tag, Tailspin has been designed to deliver a thrilling ride experience and high impact presence while also being an affordable to buy and affordable to […]

ProSlide receives 4th Impact Award

ProSlide receives 4th Impact Award

ProSlide Technology Inc. was honoured to be recognised by IAAPA, for the fourth time, with the industry Impact Award for Dueling PipelineBlast/FlyingSaucer Water Coaster. The Impact Award is presented to a winner of one of the Best New Products (categories 1-10) within the Best New Product or Service Awards that had or will have the […]

DreamWorks sneak peek

DreamWorks sneak peek

The opening of the new DreamWorks Water Park inside the American Dream Mall, East Rutherford, New Jersey, set to open November 27, has been postponed. But visitors to ProSlide Technologies’ booth during the recent IAAPA Expo got a sneak peak. ProSlide, waterslide provider to DreamWorks, had a model of the waterpark on display, and it […]

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