Attractions

Alterface appoints Gillian Basso as Chief Information Officer

Alterface appoints Gillian Basso as Chief Information Officer

Alterface has announced the appointment of Gillian Basso as new chief information officer. He will spur further innovation across interactive attractions in the themed entertainment market, securing Alterface’s leadership position in advanced interactive and user-centric technology. Gillian obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science at UTBM in France, and presents an impressive international track record across […]

Picsolve ignites innovation with Panora.me purchase

Picsolve ignites innovation with Panora.me purchase

Picsolve, the world’s number one photo and video capture partner for world-class visitor destinations, today announces the purchase of Belgium-based start-up Panora.me to fuel future innovation. The collaboration, which marks the creation of Picsolve’s first innovation and creativity hub, Picsolve Lab will bring together world-leading market expertise to drive the continued development of cutting-edge capture […]

Dorney Park readies for fall

Dorney Park readies for fall

This Autumn, Dorney Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania, will debut an all-new, limited-time, interactive experience: Monster Jam Thunder Alley through new partnership with Feld Entertainment, frightening new scare zones at Halloween Haunt, and family-fun at The Great Pumpkin Fest providing a daytime Halloween experience featuring the classic Peanuts characters. Monster Jam Thunder Alley will bring some of […]

RCI and Kalahari Resorts team up for new Round Rock location

RCI and Kalahari Resorts team up for new Round Rock location

Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) and Kalahari Resorts and Conventions are collaborating once again with each other on a project that will debut several RCI adventure products to the public amongst other amenities such as world-class dining, an indoor waterpark, arcades and more. Starting in November 2020, an entirely new resort built by Kalahari will be […]

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Anakeesta offers Ridge Rambler Rides

Anakeesta offers Ridge Rambler Rides

In addition to the one-of-a-kind Chondola (multi-person aerial gondola), guests will now be able to reach Anakeesta Mountain via an immersive adventure trek through the forest. Guests can board a Ridge Rambler at the Chondola base station at 576 Parkway in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, then enjoy a scenic ride along a forested road to the summit […]

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Pursuit wins bid to expand Flight Ride Experience to Toronto

Pursuit wins bid to expand Flight Ride Experience to Toronto

Pursuit, part of Viad Corp., will expand its flight ride concept to Toronto. Modelled after Pursuit’s highly successful FlyOver attraction in Vancouver, the new FlyOver Canada location will provide guests with a brand-new flight ride experience featuring the country’s most iconic locations, picturesque landscapes and natural wonders. Following a competitive selection process undertaken by Canada […]

Marineland Express arrives

Marineland Express arrives

Marineland of Canada, Niagara Falls, Ontario, has added three trains to transport guests around the park. Marineland Express is one of three 30-passenger trams supplied by True American Classics to carry visitors to several locations around the large park, saving steps. It is an amenity welcomed by those who normally walk the entire length of […]

The Strong National Museum of Play teams up with Gateway Ticketing Systems

The Strong National Museum of Play teams up with Gateway Ticketing Systems

The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York has chosen Gateway Ticketing Systems and its Galaxy Ticketing and Admission Control software to provide an efficient purchase and admission experience for its guests. The Museum began looking for a new ticketing system as it expanded and realised its current solution couldn’t grow and scale […]

Story Land designated a Certified Autism Center

Story Land designated a Certified Autism Center

Story Land amusement park, nestled in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, recently earned the Certified Autism Center (CAC) designation from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). This certification demonstrates Story Land’s dedication to provide a space where guests will be supported by staff who have completed training to accommodate needs […]

“Jurassic World—The Ride” Opens at Universal Studios Hollywood

“Jurassic World—The Ride” Opens at Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood’s mega attraction “Jurassic World—The Ride” opens and It Just Got Real. Inspired by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurrassic World blockbuster films, this new thrill ride features the film’s stars, Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and BD Wong, who reprise their roles as Owen Grady, Claire Dearing and Dr. Henry Wu, and […]