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Octonauts to launch at Sea Life Shanghai

Octonauts to launch at Sea Life Shanghai

Merlin Entertainments has partnered with Silvergate Media to bring its hit property Octonauts to Changfeng Ocean World in Shanghai, part of the Sea Life global aquarium chain. Opening in June 2020, it will be the largest Octonauts attraction worldwide, creating an authentically themed experience that will give families the opportunity to play and explore in […]

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Holovis partners with Sangwha for Gyro VR experiences

Holovis partners with Sangwha for Gyro VR experiences

Technology experience designer Holovis has partnered with Korean digital agency and manufacturer Sangwha as the exclusive European reseller for its Gyro VR motion systems and an innovation partner for future developments. This has begun with the collaborative creation of a Holovis global exclusive, a specialist 2-DOF Gyro VR for spaces with ceiling heights of less […]

Nashville Shores introduces Mega Mayhem

Nashville Shores introduces Mega Mayhem

Nashville Shores, Nashville, Tennessee, is transforming its waterpark in 2020 with the addition of Mega Mayhem, which will be the largest waterslide addition in the history of the waterpark. From ProSlide Technologies, the massive family raft ride is scheduled to be ready for guests to enjoy on opening day in May. “Mega Mayhem is a […]

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The future of VR entertainment is female

The future of VR entertainment is female

According to ARena Space, a chain of scalable data-driven VR parks, larger indoor parks have higher retention rates and are more efficient than smaller ones. The company also found that men still comprise the majority of virtual entertainment consumers but most frequent guests were female.  ARena Space analysed the behaviour of more than 150,000 visitors […]

ATRAX trade show to attract key buyers and decision makers

ATRAX trade show to attract key buyers and decision makers

Organised by Tureks International Fairs, the 8th ATRAX trade show (Attraction-Parks-Recreation Exhibition) will bring together key industry buyers and stakeholders visitors at Istanbul Expo Center next month (13-15 February 2020). The amusement park and recreation industry in Turkey continues to grow with new projects. According to Tureks, increased interest from municipalities, hotels, shopping malls, residential […]

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Fairytale Farm announces Superheroes Week

Fairytale Farm announces Superheroes Week

Fairytale Farm has announced its first ever Superheroes Week, with superhero-themed activities running all day right through the February half-term (15th to 23rd February 2020). Fairytale Farm owner, Nick Laister, said: “Those fairytale baddies had better watch out as Fairytale Farm is taken over by ‘powerful forces for good’ when comic book superheroes join us […]

Scruffy Dog appoints new art director to London studio

Scruffy Dog appoints new art director to London studio

Scruffy Dog Group Global Creative Services has announced the appointment of a new art director to its London team. Ana Grijalva, a Los Angeles native, was hired in late October to join the growing creative team in the company’s UK headquarters. Grijalva brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the Film & TV industry […]

Tower Tag debuts

Tower Tag debuts

Tower Tag, the global esports phenomenon where teams battle each other in epic laser tag VR has found a home in the Hologate Area as our newest Hologate Plus game, and is now rolling out to all Hologate locations. Tower Tag will be available globally within days. Tower Tag is a multiplayer experience. Globally Tower […]

ITPS promotes Pam Westerman

ITPS promotes Pam Westerman

Pamela B Westerman has been named president & chief operating officer (COO) of International Theme Park Services (ITPS), according to Dennis Speigel, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of ITPS. Speigel said Westerman has been a long-term and vital part of the ITPS team’s success, adding:“Pam is an amazing individual with remarkable leadership and organisational […]

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Tivoli’s Lars Liebst to step down as CEO

Tivoli’s Lars Liebst to step down as CEO

Lars Liebst is stepping down as CEO of Tivoli Gardens. The Advisory Board for Tivoli A/S and  Liebst have agreed to initiate a succession plan for the post as chief executive officer. Liebst, who has been CEO at Tivoli A/S since 1996 said: “After nearly 24 years at the helm in one of Denmark’s most […]

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