Events

First ParadropVRTM installation in the Middle East

First ParadropVRTM installation in the Middle East

Frontgrid Ltd has launched its first ParadropVRTM installation in the Middle East. The thrilling immersive attraction is now live and thrilling guests at VR Theme Park at The Dubai Mall, which is owned and operated by Emaar Entertainments. This latest installation is the first new ParadropVRTM site to launch this year, following installations at Universe […]

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Park World Excellence Awards: Steaming ahead with entries and nominations

Park World Excellence Awards: Steaming ahead with entries and nominations

Entries and nominations for the Park World Excellence Awards are up like-for-like on last year, with a wide range of parks, projects, rides, attractions and people joining the line-up ahead of the 21 June closing date. Launched in 2018 by Park World publisher, Datateam Business Media, the Park World Excellence Awards is open to operators, […]

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Europa-Park gets set for St Patrick’s Day

Europa-Park gets set for St Patrick’s Day

Europa-Park will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on 16 March at its 4* Bell Rock hotel. Guests will enjoy fresh Guinness, fruity cocktails and bacon cheese burgers with real Irish cheddar cheese from 6 pm in the ‘Spirit of St. Louis’ bar. Music will be provided by Murray Hockridge & Steven Hockridge, the band 1st Revolution […]

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IAAPA Leadership Conference 2019 brings together global attractions Executives in Abu Dhabi/Dubai, UAE

IAAPA Leadership Conference 2019 brings together global attractions Executives in Abu Dhabi/Dubai, UAE

IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, celebrated a successful IAAPA Leadership Conference in Abu Dhabi/Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26-28 February 2019. More than 200 top-level attractions industry leaders gathered for the ninth annual event complete with thought-provoking presentations, unique networking opportunities, and exclusive behind-the scenes tours of several of the region’s most popular […]

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World’s largest swimming lesson celebrates 10th Anniversary on June 20

World’s largest swimming lesson celebrates 10th Anniversary on June 20

Registration for the 2019 World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) is now open. This year’s event will take place Thursday, June 20th. Organisers are urging aquatic facilities of all types to show their love for water safety and drowning prevention by registering as an official 2019 Host Location and sharing that love on social media. The […]

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Alan Lowry joins the elite of the Themed Attraction Industry

Alan Lowry joins the elite of the Themed Attraction Industry

A Northern Ireland businessman will join the elite of the themed attraction industry at the prestigious International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Leadership Conference in the Middle East this week. Alan Lowry’s award-winning company, Environmental Street Furniture (ESF), has been focussing on the themed attraction industry after securing projects worth £1.5m in the […]

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Park World Excellence Awards open for entry

Park World Excellence Awards open for entry

Designed to celebrate the industry’s most outstanding parks, people, rides, and attractions, the Park World Excellence Awards 2019 will take place on Wednesday 18 September, in Paris. Now open for entry, the awards are split into three sections: the ‘Operator’ awards will honour the stand-out theme parks, family parks, waterparks and family entertainment centres across […]

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Middle East’s largest entertainment exhibition to feature USA Pavilion for the first time

Middle East’s largest entertainment exhibition to feature USA Pavilion for the first time

Dubai Entertainment, Amusement & Leisure Show DEAL 2019, will feature a USA pavilion for the first time in its 25 years history. With 25 American organisations choosing to participate at the largest entertainment and amusement industry event in the Middle East, the show organisers have earmarked a prominent location for the exhibitors. Apart from China, […]

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Alterface presents at attractionsTECH during ISE 2019

Alterface presents at attractionsTECH during ISE 2019

During Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam, Alterface will be speaking at the attractionsTECH conference on 8 February in the Okura Hotel. Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) is the largest trade show for the professional AV and electronic systems industry, with yearly around 80.000 visitors. AttrractionsTECH is a half day conference organised by blooloop, addressing this growing […]

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“We’re Overcoming the Barriers on the Ice Rink” event a success

“We’re Overcoming the Barriers on the Ice Rink” event a success

The therapeutic recreation activity organised by MARTI (Marmara Recreational Therapy Istanbul) comprising the volunteers of the Faculty of Sports Sciences of Mamara University was held at Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality’s Silivrikapı Ice Rink under the slogan “We’re Overcoming the Barriers on the Ice Rink.” The first part of the activity took place on December 19, 2018 at […]

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