Paultons Park partners with Attractions.io to become the first UK park to offer in-app ticketing

Paultons Park partners with Attractions.io to become the first UK park to offer in-app ticketing

Paultons Park, the UK-based family theme park that’s home to over 70 attractions including Peppa Pig World, has become the first park in the UK to offer its guests access to their tickets from its mobile app. Those visiting Paultons Park have had the ability to order tickets online and download them as a PDF […]

Cedar Fair to acquire two Schlitterbahn Waterparks

Cedar Fair to acquire two Schlitterbahn Waterparks

Cedar Fair Entertainment has signed a definitive agreement to acquire two iconic water parks and one resort in Texas – Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Resort New Braunfels and Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston for a cash purchase price of $261 million, subject to certain working capital adjustments related to the timing of the closing. Additionally, Cedar Fair has […]

Yeti set for Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights

Yeti set for Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Orlando Resort revealed Yeti: Terror of the Yukon as the next original content haunted house coming to Halloween Horror Nights 2019. Spawned by the twisted minds behind Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights, Yeti: Terror of the Yukon will transport guests to an isolated logging camp in a remote part of Canada that’s all but […]

Lionsgate Entertainment World announces grand opening on 31 July 2019

Lionsgate Entertainment World announces grand opening on 31 July 2019

Lionsgate Entertainment World – Asia’s first movie themed vertical theme park located in Hengqin, Zhuhai, is scheduled to open its doors on 31st July at Novotown Phase I. The park, located on the International Recreation and Tourist Island in the Greater Bay Area, is set to transform some of global content leader Lionsgate’s (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) […]

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Sky Trail set for Big Bear Snow Play

Sky Trail set for Big Bear Snow Play

A cold weather favourite, Big Bear Snow Play, has chosen to add a Sky Trail aerial attraction to its lineup of activities. Located in the southern California city of Big Bear Lake, the popular snow tubing destination is best known for its winter-related family fun though the facility also features a go-kart track that can […]

Surfside Inn and Suites opens at Universal Orlando

Surfside Inn and Suites opens at Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando Resort’s seventh hotel, Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites, has opened its doors to guests as the destination’s first ‘value category’ hotel. Universal Orlando now offers a hotel for every style, every family and every budget, complete with exclusive theme park benefits and a seamless vacation experience. Surfside Inn and […]

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PW Exclusive! Playland’s Castaway Cove adds four new Rides

PW Exclusive! Playland’s Castaway Cove adds four new Rides

Playland’s Castaway Cove, Ocean City, New Jersey, has added four new rides for the 2019 season. Included is a new Double Shot from S&S – Sansei, a three-lane dry slide by Battech Enterprises, Storm from Wisdom Rides, and Squadron 33, a Technical Park Aerobat. Squadron 33 is the first Aerobat to appear in North America. […]

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Last chance

Last chance

Operators, suppliers, manufacturers and entertainment specialists across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), only have until midnight tomorrow to get their entries and nominations in for this year’s hotly anticipated Park World Excellence Awards. In addition to giving theme park, water park and FEC operators the chance to be recognised for delivering outstanding guests […]

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Former Brazilian driver Emerson Fittipaldi visits Gardaland

Former Brazilian driver Emerson Fittipaldi visits Gardaland

Emerson Fittipaldi, the former Brazilian driver, two-times F1 World Champion, recently enjoyed a day of fun and relax at Gardaland, accompanied by his wife Rossana and his two children, Emerson Jr (12) and Vittoria (8). The family didn’t miss the opportunity to enjoy the Park’s different rides – from the most refreshing ones, such as Jungle […]

SEA LIFE launches global roll out of interactive aquarium experience

SEA LIFE launches global roll out of interactive aquarium experience

The world’s largest aquarium brand, SEA LIFE, has launched an immersive visitor experience globally. The campaign created by global brand experience agency Sense, launched in Brighton and London and will roll out to another 20 aquariums worldwide featuring innovative interactive installations. The campaign is designed to drive brand engagement and inspire visitors to support SEA […]