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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 […]

Leolandia most popular theme park in Italy according to Trip Advisor

Leolandia most popular theme park in Italy according to Trip Advisor

Leolandia, the fantasy world near the city of Milan (Italy) dedicated to families and children up to 10 years old, remains the most popular Italian theme park, according to TripAdvisor international travellers as it won this fierce competition for the third consecutive year: this is what emerges in Top 10 best Amusement Parks in Italy […]

Movie Park Germany inaugurates redesigned water attraction “Area 51 – Top Secret”

Movie Park Germany inaugurates redesigned water attraction “Area 51 – Top Secret”

Secret alien laboratory, UFO experimental area or secret US government base – numerous rumors are circulating about the mysterious restricted military zone Area 51. Now it is high time to dispel these stories! From now on, visitors to Movie Park Germany will be able to get to the bottom of the legendary restricted area and […]

Katapult launches immersive queue line experience at Ireland’s top theme park

Katapult launches immersive queue line experience at Ireland’s top theme park

Katapult has redesigned a new, interactive queue line experience at Ireland’s top theme park, Tayto Park, for its water-flume ride, Viking Voyage At The Park. Tayto Park appointed Katapult to design and install the new queue line experience in March 2019, and less than 3 months later, the ride and new queue line were fully […]

Gardaland introduces Fearful Fridays

Gardaland introduces Fearful Fridays

Magic Halloween returns to Gardaland this October with the addition of Venerdì da Paura (Fearful Fridays). On the 11th, 18th and 25th October the park will be open from 6pm-11pm to offer guests an exclusive night of compelling and interactive events.    

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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 […]

Rise in popularity of IoT enabled theme parks to boost growth

Rise in popularity of IoT enabled theme parks to boost growth

The global amusement park market is expected to post a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 8% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. However, the growth momentum of the market is expected to decelerate due to a decline in the year-on-year growth. A key factor driving the […]

Graveyard Games coming to Universal Orlando Resort

Graveyard Games coming to Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando Resort revealed Graveyard Games as the final original content haunted house coming to Halloween Horror Nights 2019. Created by Universal Orlando’s Entertainment team, Graveyard Games will transport guests to a haunted cemetery where vengeful spirits have been awakened from their graves. As guests venture through the graveyard in the dead of night, the […]

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Us is Universal’s newest Halloween Horror Nights Maze

Us is Universal’s newest Halloween Horror Nights Maze

The reality unearthed in Universal Pictures’ global horror film blockbuster, Us, from filmmaker Jordan Peele, becomes perilously tethered to Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort in all-new terrifying “Halloween Horror Nights” mazes, debuting this September. Featuring the unnerving labyrinth of underground tunnels that stretch from coast to coast below America, to the disorienting and […]

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“Creepshow” Comes to Life at Universal Studios Hollywood

“Creepshow” Comes to Life at Universal Studios Hollywood

“Creepshow” will scare the creep out of guests when this all-new Halloween Horror Nights maze, inspired by the 1982 cult classic movie and Shudder’s all-original anthology series, debuts as part of Universl Studios Hollywood’s wildly popular nighttime event. It kicks off on Friday, September 13. The original Creepshow movie was created by legendary director George […]

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