Harry Potter stars attend opening of Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

Harry Potter stars attend opening of Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

Last night, Harry Potter film stars Rupert Grint, Tom Felton, Evanna Lynch, Warwick Davis, James Phelps and Oliver Phelps brought a little magic to Universal Orlando Resort for the opening celebration of Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, debuting to guests on June 13. The beloved Harry Potter film stars reunited and led special guests in a spellbinding […]

Jialong Parks signs Letter of Intent for up to 9 rides from Dynamic Attractions

Jialong Parks signs Letter of Intent for up to 9 rides from Dynamic Attractions

Jialong Parks has signed a Letter of Intent for Dynamic Attractions to provide up to nine key ride systems to some of China’s newest theme parks. The formal signing ceremony occurred yesterday in Shanghai at the annual expo held by the International Attractions and Amusement Park Association. “Jialong Parks’ vision for guest entertainment is fresh […]

New resort concept featuring the Wavegarden Cove planned for Garopaba, Brazil

New resort concept featuring the Wavegarden Cove planned for Garopaba, Brazil

Giesta Enterprises has announced a new resort concept in Garopaba called Surfland Brasil, which will feature a Wavegarden Cove at the core of the development. The destination being created by the real estate developer has “condominium fractions” now on sale. “Surfland Brasil is a resort, a condominium, a hotel, a surf park… and much more,” said André Giesta, a partner at Surfland Brasil and founder of Giesta […]

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Fear to the Max at Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights

Fear to the Max at Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights

Following last year’s immensely popular event, the ‘80s will return with a vengeance to Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights. All-new horrifying experiences inspired by some of the biggest frights of the era will invade the world’s premier Halloween event – offering no escape from the decade that just won’t die. Guests will face 10 elaborately […]

Fernando Eiroa – new CircusTrix CEO

Fernando Eiroa – new CircusTrix CEO

CircusTrix, a developer, operator, and franchisor of indoor active recreation centres, has appointed Fernando Eiroa as chief executive officer. As CircusTrix’s new CEO, Eiroa will lead a company that has experienced rapid growth since its founding in 2011, including adding approximately 50 new locations in 2018. CircusTrix now has a network of more than 260 […]

Marineland of Canada season launches new family-friendly features

Marineland of Canada season launches new family-friendly features

Marineland of Canada, Niagara Falls, Ontario, has launched a multi-stop ‘Marineland Express,’ an in-park tram system that will carry passengers through the park, making it easier for families to see all that Marineland has to offer.  From True American Classics, the Bear, Bison, and Elk Express trains will each carry families from the park’s new […]

And then there were three

And then there were three

A stork has made another special delivery to the Dreamworld family, with a new set of paws stealing the hearts of Tiger Island team members. “Our bundle of joy took the limelight on Sunday 26 May, arriving into the world as the only cub of his litter. As a single cub, socialisation is typically more […]

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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 […]

Top UK exporter sees exponential growth

Top UK exporter sees exponential growth

Edward Pawley, sales director for UK based dynamic media attractions specialist Simworx, takes Park World editor, Becci Knowles on a whistle-stop tour of the company’s new testing facility in the Midlands where, in addition to bumping into Paul Kelly (chief executive, Balppa), she gets to see a world class attraction taking shape Established in 2005, […]

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It’s not a job; it’s a passion

It’s not a job; it’s a passion

Balppa chief executive, Paul Kelly, tells Park World editor, Becci Knowles how a fateful work experience placement changed the course of his career forever… Paul’s long and illustrious career in the industry all began by chance at Thorpe Park in 1986. “I was back there yesterday funnily enough to meet their new divisional director, Helen […]

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