Attractions

Alterface announces to accomodate further growth and spur innovation

Alterface announces to accomodate further growth and spur innovation

Benoit Cornet, founder of Alterface, is taking a strategic role as president to pursue new business & market opportunities. Benoit will also be representing the company as newly re-appointed TEA Board Member and develop relations across Europe and Asia. Stéphane Battaille will move from COO to CEO, assuming the operational and daily management at the […]

San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park to observe Sesquicentennial with Giant Wheel

San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park to observe Sesquicentennial with Giant Wheel

San Francisco’s 1,017 acre Golden Gate Park, set to celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2020, boasts 24 million visits each year as guests enjoy its historic institutions, concerts and sprawling lawns. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Golden Gate Park, Mayor London N. Breed announced an illuminated 150-foot observation wheel is among the attractions […]

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CEC Entertainment and Semnox score 5-year winning partnership

CEC Entertainment and Semnox score 5-year winning partnership

CEC Entertainment, the nationally recognised leader in family dining and entertainment with its Chuck E. Cheese restaurants and Semnox, the leading RFID based venue management solution provider have scored a 5-year winning partnership. With what started as a testing of RFID based debit card system in 2014, the partnership has yielded mutually beneficial and successful […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fear the Walking Dead Survival opens in Bali

Fear the Walking Dead Survival opens in Bali

Triotech’s newest media-based thrill attraction, ‘Fear the Walking Dead Survival,’ opened this month at Trans Studio Bali. ‘Fear the Walking Dead Survival’ is an immersive walkthrough attraction. Based on AMC’s top-rated series, the multi-sensory experience transports guests inside the world of a zombie apocalypse through an adventure that’s part thrill ride, part haunted house, part […]

Cedar Fair appoints Daniel J. Hanrahan board chairman

Cedar Fair appoints Daniel J. Hanrahan board chairman

Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, an operator of regional amusement parks, water parks, and immersive entertainment, has appointed Dan Hanrahan as its independent board chairman, effective January 1, 2020. Mr. Hanrahan has served on Cedar Fair’s Board of Directors since June 2012, most recently as chair of the Compensation Committee. Matthew A. Ouimet, executive chairman, and […]