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LEGOLAND NY reveals first of its kind ride tech at IAAPA

LEGOLAND NY reveals first of its kind ride tech at IAAPA

This morning at IAAPA, LEGOLAND New York Resort revealed a first look at the LEGO Factory Adventure ride — exclusive to the New York theme park – and introduced first-of-its-kind technology that makes the experience even more personalized for each individual rider. When it opens 4 July 2020 LEGOLAND New York Resort will introduce the LEGO Factory […]

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. […]

Buy, Learn, and Network at IAAPA Expo 2019 


Buy, Learn, and Network at IAAPA Expo 2019 


The global attractions industry’s premier event is now IAAPA Expo 2019 (formerly IAAPA Attractions Expo), where more than 38,000 international attractions professionals will come together to discover the latest products and technologies on the trade show floor, learn from industry experts, and build connections with industry colleagues. Earlier this year, the association launched a new […]

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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% […]

It’s a game changer

It’s a game changer

At this year’s IAAPA Expo in Orlando, FL, Ride Entertainment’s president of business development, Adam Sandy, will speak about Lagotronics Projects’ new ride, The Smurfs: GameChanger, for Shimao Group’s new Smurfs theme park in Shanghai. Mark Beumers, Lagotronics Projects CEO, will also be available to answer specific questions about the project. When: November 20th, 2019 […]

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ParadropVR City Flyer announced as MAPIC Awards finalist

ParadropVR City Flyer announced as MAPIC Awards finalist

ParadropVR City Flyer has been shortlisted as a finalist for Best Leisure Concept in the 2019 MAPIC Awards, a standard of excellence that reward the retail real estate industry’s brightest and best retailers and projects. Developed by Frontgrid Ltd, ParadropVR City Flyer is an innovative immersive attraction, designed to help leading retail and leisure destinations increase revenue […]

WWA Show a success

WWA Show a success

After a ten year hiatus, the WWA Show returned to one of its most popular host venues, Walt Disney World Resort. The 39th Annual Symposium & Trade Show, held October 7-10, 2019, was one of the best ever with the more than 1,800 owners, operators, developers, suppliers and designers who traveled from 23 countries and […]

Raging Waves to install a six-lane mat racing attraction

Raging Waves to install a six-lane mat racing attraction

Raging Waves, Yorkville, Illinois, will unveil a new attraction in Summer 2020. With the new, six-lane mat racing waterslide, aptly named Aussie Mat Dash, Raging Waves continues to grow with an attraction that will allow six riders to race side-by-side in tunnels to the bottom. With only two other such slides installed in the world, […]

Rainbow Productions to showcase new services at IAAPA Expo Europe

Rainbow Productions to showcase new services at IAAPA Expo Europe

Returning to IAAPA Expo Europe 2019 for the 16th consecutive year, UK costume character and mascot specialist Rainbow Productions will be highlighting a new manufacturing service available to the European attractions industry. Due to the increased demand for puppets, rather than costume characters, Rainbow Productions has developed innovative designs, with and without technological requirements, and […]

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Meet the finalists! Park World Excellence Awards 2019 shortlist announced

Meet the finalists! Park World Excellence Awards 2019 shortlist announced

The Park World Excellence Awards is one step closer to revealing who will be taking home a trophy from the highly anticipated awards ceremony, as the finalists for this year’s awards scheme have been announced. The event, organised by Datateam Business Media, will reward the industry’s most innovative operators, suppliers, manufacturers and entertainment specialists from […]

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