Archive For September, 2019

King Cobra wins first place “European Star Award” again

By | September 20, 2019

TURKEY — For the eighth year in a row, Polin Waterparks’ innovative King Cobra waterslide has been honored by Kirmes & Park Revue magazine and sixth time in eight years, it earned the “First Place European Star Award” in the category of “Best Thrill Waterslide in Europe.” Polin is honored by King Cobra’s impact in the waterpark world and is excited […]

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Andreas Veilstrup Andersen returns to Liseberg as CEO and President

By | September 20, 2019

Liseberg has completed the search for a new CEO and President. After a thorough process with more than 300 applicants and a strong field of candidates, the search has concluded with Liseberg recruiting back Andreas Veilstrup Andersen, whom announced his departure in April. Andersen will return to his previous position at Liseberg on October 1, […]

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Legoland Florida Resort reveals first look at Pirate Island Hotel and announces grand opening on April 17, 2020

By | September 19, 2019

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Arrrgh, ye ready? LEGOLAND Pirate Island Hotel, the first LEGO Pirate themed hotel in North America, is set to open April 17, 2020! The newest on-site accommodation at LEGOLAND Florida Resort will invite brick fans to vacation like a pirate just steps from the entrance to the theme park built for kids. In […]

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Alterface announces technology partnership with AVANZA for ScreenPLAY applications

By | September 18, 2019

WAVRE, Belgium — Alterface, market leader in interactive technology and attractions, announces a technology partnership with AVANZA, inventor and leader in high brightness laser projectors. The cooperation will combine the respective technologies to empower ScreenPLAY for new markets and applications. This innovative solution brings a new level of interactivity to cinemas, shopping malls and any […]

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Mowgli’s 4D Jungle Adventure coming soon

By | September 18, 2019

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment is set to release a new animated 4D Experience with characters based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic novel, The Jungle Book. Currently in production in the UK with critically acclaimed animation studio, Red Star 3D, Mowgli’s 4D Jungle Adventure is expected to launch in spring 2020. SimEx-Iwerks has revealed an […]

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Katmandu announces partnership agreement with Falcon’s Creative Group

By | September 18, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — 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 […]

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Josh Hays joins S&S sales team as Executive Director of Sales & Marketing

By | September 12, 2019

LOGAN, Utah — S&S Worldwide is excited to announce that Josh Hays has joined their team as the Executive Director of Sales & Marketing. Josh is familiar with the amusement and attractions industry being raised around it by his father, Larry Hays, who has sold amusement attractions for over 30 years. Josh first entered the […]

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LEGOLAND Florida Resort raises more than 126 thousand dollars for American Red Cross Hurricane Dorian relief efforts

By | September 12, 2019

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Guests at LEGOLAND Florida Resort came together for a good cause this past weekend to support those impacted by Hurricane Dorian. The theme park built for kids offered a deeply discounted 25 dollar single-day theme park ticket for one weekend only with ten dollars of each ticket set to be donated to the […]

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New roller coasters “Ice Breaker” and “Iron Gwazi” amplify thrills at Seaworld and Busch Gardens

By | September 12, 2019

Orlando, Fla. — Today, SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay revealed details regarding NEW attractions coming to the parks in 2020. This marks the first time in four years that both parks have launched new coasters in the same year, in addition to a new water slide in Tampa. SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Pass Members will […]

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New trampoline game Trax makes the whole body move

By | September 12, 2019

The creator of sports and games of the future, Valo Motion from Finland, introduces a brand new interactive trampoline game. Trax gets its name from the new highly accurate tracking technology and choreographed tracks. A brand new trampoline game Trax will feature new update to Valo Motion’s proprietary ValoVision technology. This new technology now allows […]

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