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Embed completes installation at Fun City’s 50th store location in  Oasis Mall, Salalah, Oman

Embed completes installation at Fun City’s 50th store location in Oasis Mall, Salalah, Oman

Embed is proud to announce the completion of the Embed systems installations in the newly opened Fun City  in Oasis Mall. Owned by Landmark, this is Fun City’s 50th store, located in Salalah, the second largest city in Oman. Embed’s involvement includes 44 award-winning smartTOUCH readers, two point-of-sale sales modules and two prizes modules. Embed’s […]

Virtuix unveils Elite Force for Omni Arena

Virtuix unveils Elite Force for Omni Arena

Virtuix, developer of the Omni Arena virtual reality esports attraction, has unveiled Elite Force, its latest game for Omni Arena. Elite Force is a player-vs-player military shooter in the style of the popular video game Call of Duty. Up to four players fight each other and battle for special weapons that parachute down from the […]

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KidZania opens its first North America location in Dallas

KidZania opens its first North America location in Dallas

KidZania, an interactive education and entertainment concept designed for kids, opens to the public for the first time in the U.S. The 85,000 square-foot city built for kids is located at Stonebriar Centre, 2617 Preston Road, Frisco, Texas. KidZania gives kids the knowledge and confidence to be outstanding citizens. “After 20 years in business and […]

Vortex debuts from Talon

Vortex debuts from Talon

From the team that builds and supports over 140 four-player virtual reality simulators at Dave & Buster’s across the US comes a cutting edge virtual reality experience for venues of any size and budget. Talon Simulations introduced the Vortex to more than 35,000 industry professionals from around the world in Orlando, Florida, during the IAAPA […]

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Zamperla celebrates 10th anniversary of Luna Park with expansion

Zamperla celebrates 10th anniversary of Luna Park with expansion

Zamperla is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Luna Park in 2020 with an expansion. “Ropes Course Adventure Zone” from RCI Adventure Products will feature circus-like theming (custom sun shades above the attraction itself and will allow climbers to experience breathtaking views of the boardwalk and ocean. It will consist of eight poles, three levels and […]

Largest attendance in IAAPA Expo history

Largest attendance in IAAPA Expo history

With global theme and amusement park attendance on the rise, IAAPA Expo continues to serve as the epicentre for attractions industry innovation. Welcoming 42,600 attendees and 1,146 exhibitors in 2019, international leaders, decision makers, and visionaries from around the world came together to buy, learn, and network at the premier conference and trade show for […]

IAAPA announces 2019 Brass Ring Award winners

IAAPA announces 2019 Brass Ring Award winners

IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, presented the 2019 IAAPA Brass Ring Awards on Wednesday, 20 November during IAAPA Expo 2019 in Orlando, Florida. The annual awards recognise amusement parks, water parks, zoos, aquariums, museums, family entertainment centers (FECs), and suppliers from around the world for excellence in food and beverage, games and […]

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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Katmandu announces partners with Falcon’s Creative Group

Katmandu announces partners with Falcon’s Creative Group

Katmandu Group, a privately held company based in Orlando with operations in Mallorca and Tenerife, Spain, announced that they have reached an agreement with Falcon’s Creative Group, also based in Orlando, to produce a series of Katmandu branded attractions beginning with a dynamic new entertainment venue in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The initial plans include […]

Nickelodeon Universe and The Rink Open at American Dream

Nickelodeon Universe and The Rink Open at American Dream

The first portions of the $5 billion American Dream in East Rutherford, New Jersey, are now open. Nickelodeon Universe, the largest indoor theme park in the Western Hemisphere, and The Rink – an NHL-size ice skating and hockey facility, opened to guests on October 25, marking the first chapter in the revolutionary destination’s opening. Don […]