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Familypark plans Halloween feast

Familypark plans Halloween feast

Designed for adults and children, FamilyPark Austria will feature a Haunted House when its Halloween descends on the park from 25 October to 3 November. Taking on the popular theme of the “Dia de los Muertos” the park is celebrating Fiesta de los Muertos, the Mexican funeral feast with extended opening hours and lots of […]

Triotech: Creators of Fun

Triotech: Creators of Fun

Established in 1999, Triotech recently celebrated its 20th anniversary with the installation of its 200th XD Dark Ride interactive theatre in Quebec City’s Méga Parc. It’s been quite the ride for president and CEO Ernest Yale, who is on a mission to bring media-based attractions to the masses. Park World editor, Becci Knowles reports Visiting […]

Record-breaking year for Dreamland

Record-breaking year for Dreamland

Dreamland Margate is enjoying its busiest year since reopening, with more than 650,000 visitors in 2019. The Margate amusement park and events space surpassed half a million visitors mid-August and numbers continued to build as temperatures soared over the bank holiday weekend. Just over 310,000 people visited the park across the summer, bringing the total […]

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Simworx to launch two major new products at IAAPA Expo Europe 2019

Simworx to launch two major new products at IAAPA Expo Europe 2019

UK-based dynamic media attractions specialist, Simworx will utilise its attendance at this year’s IAAPA Expo Europe in Paris to mark the official launch of two major new products – the AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle) Dark Ride and the Mini Flying Theatre. The launches will take place at a press conference on the first day of […]

New scares and shows launch Friday the 13th at Six Flags Fright Fest

New scares and shows launch Friday the 13th at Six Flags Fright Fest

Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, New Jersey, will ramp up the scare factor tomorrow (Friday 13th of September) for the debut of Fright Fest, the Northeast’s Largest Halloween Party. Weekends and select days through November 3, more than 20 Halloween-themed attractions including new scares and shows will take centre stage. Guests can enjoy Thrills By […]

Celebrate the holidays in Hershey

Celebrate the holidays in Hershey

Tis’ the season for festive lights, roller coasters, live reindeer and hot chocolate in The Sweetest Place On Earth as Hershey, Pennsylvania, will be aglow with sweet attractions and holiday cheer planned through the end of the year. Hersheypark Christmas Candylane holiday attraction will be open select days from November 15 through January 1. It […]

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Scruffy Dog appoints local representative in China

Scruffy Dog appoints local representative in China

Scruffy Dog Creative Group has appointed Sophie Liu as the new head of marketing Asia and client development manager. Liu, who is based in Shanghai, previously worked for Premier Rides as the head of marketing and communication at Center of American States, where she was responsible for all entertainment related projects including themed entertainment projects […]

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The Legoland Windsor Resort announces Duplo Valley extension plans

The Legoland Windsor Resort announces Duplo Valley extension plans

The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort has today announced plans to extend its popular DUPLO Valley, adding to its attractions, with the exciting arrival of the DUPLODream Coaster – a ‘My First Coaster’ especially for pre-schoolers.  The DUPLO Dream Coaster, opening in March 2020, will be made especially for children aged two-five years old.  As well as […]

Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s Valhalla gets the golden ticket for the fifth year running

Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s Valhalla gets the golden ticket for the fifth year running

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is celebrating as Valhalla has been named The Best Water Ride in the World for an amazing fifth year running at the recent Golden Tickets Awards. Representatives from amusement and water parks across the globe gathered at Silverwood Amusement Park in Idaho, USA on 6th & 7th September for the annual ceremony, […]

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“Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” debuts at Universal Orlando Resort

“Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” debuts at Universal Orlando Resort

The all-new light projection experience, “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle,” makes its highly-anticipated debut at Universal Orlando Resort September 14. It uses state-of-the-art projection mapping, special effects and lighting to bring a new dimension of magic to life on the majestic Hogwarts castle. And, for the first time at Universal Orlando, guests will be able […]