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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 […]

SeaWorld Orlando gears up for Christmas

SeaWorld Orlando gears up for Christmas

SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration will take place from November 23 through December 31. For five weeks only, the park is transforming into a winter wonderland with more than three million sparkling lights. Guests will experience award-winning entertainment, from the all-new Sesame Street Christmas Parade to seasonal shows like O Wondrous Night. They can rub noses […]

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Triotech: Creators of Fun

Triotech: Creators of Fun

Established in 1999, Triotech recently celebrated its 20th anniversary with the installation of its 200th XD Dark Ride interactive theatre in Quebec City’s Méga Parc. It’s been quite the ride for president and CEO Ernest Yale, who is on a mission to bring media-based attractions to the masses. Park World editor, Becci Knowles reports Visiting […]

Bombs Away coming to Three Palace Entertainment waterparks

Bombs Away coming to Three Palace Entertainment waterparks

Three Palace Entertainment waterparks, including Sandcastle, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Wet’n Wild Emerald Pointe, Greensboro, North Carolina, and Raging Waters, Los Angeles, California, will add Bombs Away, a high altitude, looping free-fall body slide from Whitewater West for the 2020 season. Bombs Away will take riders to a towering height of more than six-stories. Once they reach […]

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Call of the wild

Call of the wild

Matteo Crepaldi was among the first to ride the hotly anticipated hybrid coaster ‘Untamed’ at Walibi Holland last month, and it didn’t disappoint… Read the article here

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Europa-Park Scandinavian themed area shines in new splendour

Europa-Park Scandinavian themed area shines in new splendour

Germany’s largest amusement park officially celebrated the reopening of the Scandinavian themed area this morning in the presence of around 200 international journalists and guests of honour. For the owner family Mack and thousands of loyal fans of Europa-Park, the return of the idyllic village with its colourful wooden houses evokes strong emotion. Since 1992, […]

Market Report: Middle East

Market Report: Middle East

Market conditions in the GCC have proved challenging for the attractions industry over the past 12 months, writes Phil Taylor, but with a number of notable highlights. Here, the Dubai based industry expert brings us up to speed on the projects from the UAE and wider Middle East region. Read his report here.

Let’s talk tech

Let’s talk tech

The evolution of Family Entertainment Centres (FEC’s) from small indoor play centres adjacent to shopping centres and restaurants, to larger scale entertainment and/or edutainment venues that appeal to the whole family, has resulted in a proliferation of venues offering everything from esports to trampolining, bumper cars to bowling, thrill rides to VR and much more […]

Mary Jane Brewer named executive director of AIMS International

Mary Jane Brewer named executive director of AIMS International

Mary Jane (MJ) Brewer has been appointed as the next executive director of AIMS International, a not-for-profit association dedicated to improving amusement industry safety through leadership in education. She will succeed Karen Oertley. Brewer brings more than 20 years of industry experience to AIMS International and will assume overall responsibility for day-to-day management and operation […]

Park Profile: EnergyLandia

Park Profile: EnergyLandia

With 70 different attractions, everyone can find something they love at EnergyLandia says Kris Kojder, pr manager and spokesperson. Read the Park World interview here.