Attractions

Accelerated growth for Puy du Fou

Accelerated growth for Puy du Fou

Record investment for 2020 to create a new night-time show, a sixth hotel and a conference centre. Puy du Fou continues to speed up its development both in France and on the international stage, following a highly successful 2019 season. For 2020, Puy du Fou has invested €52m in France and has pushed existing boundaries […]

Simworx to present US launch of two major  new products at IAAPA Expo 2019

Simworx to present US launch of two major new products at IAAPA Expo 2019

UK-based dynamic media based attractions specialist Simworx will utilise its attendance at this year’s IAAPA Expo in Orlando to mark the official US 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 Thursday, November 21st. […]

Yas Island Abu Dhabi witnesses 25% YoY growth in visitation from European markets

Yas Island Abu Dhabi witnesses 25% YoY growth in visitation from European markets

Experience Hub, the trade and promotion arm of one of the world’s fastest growing leisure and entertainment destinations, Yas Island Abu Dhabi, is participating at World Travel Market (WTM) 2019 from 4-6 November, highlighting its value proposition to industry players and showcasing the Island’s growing portfolio of attractions. Experience Hub has contributed to a 25% […]

ARena Space to Launch in NYC and London

ARena Space to Launch in NYC and London

ARena Space, a global chain of scalable, data-driven VR parks for retail and entertainment industries, eyes a mid-2020 launch in New York City and London. Last year, the company raised over $8 million to accelerate its international expansion and is now planning a new round of $30 million. Other prospective locations, including Los Angeles, Berlin, […]

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Daniels Wood land constructs new headquarters

Daniels Wood land constructs new headquarters

Known for its themed design and fabrication, shooting galleries, commercial playgrounds, animatronics, and tree houses, Daniels Wood Land will soon open a new $6 million corporate headquarters and shop in Paso Robles, California. The new building coincides with the company’s launch of a new theming division, DWL Studios. “We are excited to enter this next […]

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Skycoaster upgrades Video

Skycoaster upgrades Video

Last month at the annual Skycoaster Safety Seminar in Cedar Point, Ohio, Skycoaster announced their new partnership with JoyTech. That’s an automated, customisable video software that enhances the thrill-seeker experience by documenting each flight into shareable memories with friends, family, and social media: “We are proud to introduce the JoyTech Skycoaster Video System, says Christian […]

Universal Orlando to celebrate 30 Years of fear with Halloween Horror Nights 2020

Universal Orlando to celebrate 30 Years of fear with Halloween Horror Nights 2020

On the heels of this year’s event, Universal Orlando Resort has revealed the dates for Halloween Horror Nights 2020 – the 30th anniversary of their Halloween event. All-new scares, plus reimagined haunts inspired by the past, will invade Universal Studios Florida for 39 select nights from Thursday, September 10 through Saturday, October 31, 2020. Guests […]

Universal Cinemark completes enhancements and upgrades at CityWalk

Universal Cinemark completes enhancements and upgrades at CityWalk

Universal Cinemark at CityWalk, Universal Orlando Resort’s dining and entertainment complex, now features superior upgrades that will enrich guests’ entertainment experience, further immersing moviegoers in the action of the films. Guests can now relax and catch the newest releases on the big screen in Luxury Loungers with extendable footrests, cup holders and plush seating – […]

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Andretti Indoor Karting & Games debuts Omni Arena in Orlando

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games debuts Omni Arena in Orlando

Virtuix, developer of the “Omni Arena” virtual reality esports attraction, has announced that Omni Arena has debuted at Andretti Indoor Karting & Games in Orlando, Forida. Virtuix has started rolling out the popular attraction nationwide, including at Dave & Buster’s, Sky Zone, and FACE Amusement’s Rockin’ Raceway. “We are thrilled to offer the Omni Arena […]

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Penguins taking flight to 
Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach in 2020

Penguins taking flight to 
Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach in 2020

Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is excited to announce Ripley’s Penguin Playhouse will open in early 2020. The 5,500-square-foot expansion is the largest in Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach’s 20-year history. The African penguin habitat will have floor-to-ceiling viewing glass and a 360º crawl tunnel for guests to waddle through. This addition also […]