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And then there were three

And then there were three

A stork has made another special delivery to the Dreamworld family, with a new set of paws stealing the hearts of Tiger Island team members. “Our bundle of joy took the limelight on Sunday 26 May, arriving into the world as the only cub of his litter. As a single cub, socialisation is typically more […]

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Schlitterbahn announces 40th anniversary celebration

Schlitterbahn announces 40th anniversary celebration

Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts is celebrating 40 years of delivering water-themed fun with a big anniversary celebration on the first day of summer, June 21st. On that day, there will be a little something extra for everyone at Schlitterbahn’s New Braunfels, Texas, location. For over 40 years, Schlitterbahn has invented everything from the uphill water […]

Let judging commence!

Let judging commence!

With the deadline for the 2019 Park World Excellence Awards fast approaching, organiser Datateam Business Media is delighted to reveal a stellar line-up of judges Launched in 2018, the Park World Excellence Awards is open to operators, suppliers, manufacturers and entertainment specialists across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), with exciting stories to tell. […]

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Batman: The Ride opens at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Batman: The Ride opens at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, California, has opened the park’s most innovative roller coaster to date, Batman: The Ride, a 4D Free Spin Coaster from S&S-Sansei. On this new coaster, riders are suspended outward on either side of the track as the cars flip continuously throughout the experience. Batman: The Ride is the park’s 11th […]

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Futuristic Thrill Ride now open at Six Flags New England

Futuristic Thrill Ride now open at Six Flags New England

Six Flags New England, Agawam, Massachusetts, has opened its newest thrill ride, Cyborg Hyper Drive. A Chance Rides’ Free Style, this hi-tech attraction, inspired by the iconic DC Super Hero Cyborg, offers a dynamic ride experience, futuristic lighting, and sound effects. “Innovation is part of the Six Flags DNA and Cyborg Hyper Drive reinforces our […]

World’s tallest loop coaster opens at Six Flags Over Texas

World’s tallest loop coaster opens at Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington, Texas, has unleashed a “devilish” attraction with the opening of the world’s tallest looping thrill ride—El Diablo in the Spain section of the park. It’s a 30M Giant Loop from Larson International. “The Six Flags brand is synonymous with innovation at the highest level and we are excited to welcome […]

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PortAventura Foundation launches  unique leisure experience for children and their families who require respite

PortAventura Foundation launches unique leisure experience for children and their families who require respite

The PortAventura Foundation has announced its most ambitious and representative project yet: PortAventura Dreams. The village, located within the resort, will offer a unique experience for children living with serious illnesses and their families. The project will consolidate the foundation’s commitment to use entertainment and fun as the axis of its social action in order […]

ParadropVR reveals record-breaking numbers ahead of IAAPA Expo Asia

ParadropVR reveals record-breaking numbers ahead of IAAPA Expo Asia

Immersive adventure attraction ParadropVR is on target to hit over one million rides across all its global locations in 2019, leisure and entertainment specialist Frontgrid Ltd has announced. Total ride numbers have received a boost in the second quarter of 2019, thanks to the record-breaking launch of ParadropVR at the VR Park, Dubai. Ride utilisation […]

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Holovis and KingJoy unveil Shanghai Innovation Center

Holovis and KingJoy unveil Shanghai Innovation Center

Experience designer Holovis and its shareholding partner KingJoy have launched an Innovation and Demonstration Center in the heart of Shanghai. The new five floor complex will feature applications of Holovis’s emerging technologies and complex immersive environments from their entertainment, enterprise and simulation sectors, as well as offices, innovation labs and house development teams for both […]

IAAPA Expo Europe open for registration

IAAPA Expo Europe open for registration

IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, has announced registration is now open for IAAPA Expo Europe 2019 (formerly Euro Attractions Show). This year’s event will be held at the Paris Expo Porte De Versailles in Paris, France, 16-19 Sept. 2019. The Expo will feature the largest show floor in the event’s history with […]

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