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Stranger Things come to Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights

Stranger Things come to Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights

On the heels of the highly-anticipated debut of “Stranger Things 3” on Netflix, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood have released new artwork for the all-new “Stranger Things” mazes coming to Halloween Horror Nights this fall. The artwork was designed exclusively by Kyle Lambert, who has previously illustrated art for Seasons 1-3 of the […]

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Knott’s Berry Farm’s Timber Mountain Log Ride celebrates 50th anniversary

Knott’s Berry Farm’s Timber Mountain Log Ride celebrates 50th anniversary

The Timber Mountain Log Ride opened at Knott’s Berry Farm on July 11th, 1969, as one of the first flume rides in the US. Designed and created by theme park pioneer, Bud Hurlbut, the ride’s legendary theming and finale drop were credited as the first of its kind when it debuted back in ’69 and […]

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Granby Zoo gets XD Dark Ride Interactive Theatre

Granby Zoo gets XD Dark Ride Interactive Theatre

Triotech has launched its first XD Dark Ride interactive theatre in the Granby Zoo. The “7D theatre” is already one of the most popular attractions at the Granby Zoo, which operates 11 rides. The attraction makes it possible for eight people to play and experience simultaneously an intense multi- sensory adventure enhanced with leading-edge technology […]

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HUSS strengthens sales team with appointment of Lars Hartmann

HUSS strengthens sales team with appointment of Lars Hartmann

Leading amusement ride manufacturer Huss Park Attractions GmbH has strengthened its head office sales team with the appointment of Mr. Lars Hartmann to the position of international sales manager. Hartmann joins HUSS following three years working in sales and project technical supervision for a leading company in the plant construction sector, in which position he was […]

Island H20 Live! now open

Island H20 Live! now open

Island H20 Live!, Central Florida’s newest waterpark, has opened to the public. This tropical-themed water park, designed and built by Aquatic Development Group (ADG), is situated on 11.5 acres and home to over 15 water attractions designed for guests of all ages and thrill-seeking levels. Island H20 Live! features a 24,000 square foot (2,230 sq […]

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Mountain Monster is coming

Mountain Monster is coming

Mountain Monster, the newest attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, will open soon. From Soaring Eagle, it will feature three rides from a 200-foot tower overlooking the Smoky Mountains. These include the Aerial Dive Ride, Daring Drop, Saddle Sling, all be designed, built, and operated by Stan Checketts, the renowned attractions inventor. “I’ve designed ride concepts […]

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Manchester United creates new experience for fans in China

Manchester United creates new experience for fans in China

Manchester United is furthering its relationship with its long standing and loyal fanbase in China through new physical and digital initiatives, including immersive and interactive experience centres in major cities and a dedicated Chinese language app. Club legends Peter Schmeichel, Dimitar Berbatov and Wes Brown attended the recent opening of the preview centre in Beijing, […]

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New hybrid coaster and waterslide from Wiegand Water Rides

New hybrid coaster and waterslide from Wiegand Water Rides

Wiegand Water Rides has developed a new Slide Coaster that combines the most spectacular thrills of a roller coaster with the ultimate fun of a waterslide. Imagine the moment when a guest is strapped into a roller coaster car. The adrenaline rises as they are launched from 0 to 50kph (30 mph) in only a […]

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Surfside Inn and Suites opens at Universal Orlando

Surfside Inn and Suites opens at Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando Resort’s seventh hotel, Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites, has opened its doors to guests as the destination’s first Value Category hotel. Universal Orlando now offers a hotel for every style, every family and every budget, complete with exclusive theme park benefits and a seamless vacation experience. Surfside Inn and […]

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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 […]

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