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Schlitterbahn announces 40th anniversary celebration

Schlitterbahn announces 40th anniversary celebration

Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts is celebrating 40 years of delivering water-themed fun with a big anniversary celebration on the first day of summer, June 21st. On that day, there will be a little something extra for everyone at Schlitterbahn’s New Braunfels, Texas, location. For over 40 years, Schlitterbahn has invented everything from the uphill water […]

Let judging commence!

Let judging commence!

With the deadline for the 2019 Park World Excellence Awards fast approaching, organiser Datateam Business Media is delighted to reveal a stellar line-up of judges Launched in 2018, the Park World Excellence Awards is open to operators, suppliers, manufacturers and entertainment specialists across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), with exciting stories to tell. […]

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Batman: The Ride opens at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Batman: The Ride opens at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, California, has opened the park’s most innovative roller coaster to date, Batman: The Ride, a 4D Free Spin Coaster from S&S-Sansei. On this new coaster, riders are suspended outward on either side of the track as the cars flip continuously throughout the experience. Batman: The Ride is the park’s 11th […]

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Salim Sabbagha to head Triotech’s Latin American Sales

Salim Sabbagha to head Triotech’s Latin American Sales

Salim Sabbagha has joined Triotech as Director of Sales for Latin America. In this new role, he will become the first point of contact for sales activities in Latin America. He joined Triotech in 2011 and has a strong experience in international business. “Salim has a strong knowledge of this region and he has been […]

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Futuristic Thrill Ride now open at Six Flags New England

Futuristic Thrill Ride now open at Six Flags New England

Six Flags New England, Agawam, Massachusetts, has opened its newest thrill ride, Cyborg Hyper Drive. A Chance Rides’ Free Style, this hi-tech attraction, inspired by the iconic DC Super Hero Cyborg, offers a dynamic ride experience, futuristic lighting, and sound effects. “Innovation is part of the Six Flags DNA and Cyborg Hyper Drive reinforces our […]

World’s tallest loop coaster opens at Six Flags Over Texas

World’s tallest loop coaster opens at Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington, Texas, has unleashed a “devilish” attraction with the opening of the world’s tallest looping thrill ride—El Diablo in the Spain section of the park. It’s a 30M Giant Loop from Larson International. “The Six Flags brand is synonymous with innovation at the highest level and we are excited to welcome […]

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New multi-million dollar ride opens at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island

New multi-million dollar ride opens at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island

Schlitterbahn Galveston Island, Galveston, Texas, has added a new multi-million dollar set of slides that are more than the first of its kind – they are out of this world. Infinity Racers is a pair of space-themed, racing head-first mat slides. At eight stories (75 feet or 23 m) tall and as long as two […]

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Luminosa Festival of Lights coming to Jungle Island

Luminosa Festival of Lights coming to Jungle Island

Jungle Island, Miami, Florida’s popular eco-adventure attraction, reinvents an ancient Buddhist tradition with a Magic City twist through the debut of Luminosa! Festival of Lights. In partnership with Zigong Lantern Group and China Lantern International, which is the #1 industry leader in Chinese Lantern Festivals worldwide, the park will invite visitors from around the globe […]

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Kennywood’s 121st season begins with historical dedication

Kennywood’s 121st season begins with historical dedication

When Kennywood, West Mifflin, Pennsylvana, opened for its 121st season by paying homage to the builder of the park’s first roller coasters. Before the gates opened, Kennywood, along with the Senator John Heinz History Center, American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE), and the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC), dedicated a new PHMC marker recognising Frederick Ingersoll […]

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PortAventura Foundation launches  unique leisure experience for children and their families who require respite

PortAventura Foundation launches unique leisure experience for children and their families who require respite

The PortAventura Foundation has announced its most ambitious and representative project yet: PortAventura Dreams. The village, located within the resort, will offer a unique experience for children living with serious illnesses and their families. The project will consolidate the foundation’s commitment to use entertainment and fun as the axis of its social action in order […]