Author Archives: News Release

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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Alterface rolls out interactive Popcorn Revenge as turnkey solution: dark ride + IP + merchandising

By | August 30, 2019

Wavre, Belgium — Alterface proudly presents the roll-out of its interactive Popcorn Revenge as turnkey solution for family and regional theme parks. This follows the successful launch and operation of the attraction in Walibi Belgium since May 2019. The popcorn IP has been warmly welcomed in Asia and Popcorn Revenge has already been nominated in […]

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Kennywood hosts Coasting For Kids

By | August 30, 2019

With summer winding down, Kennywood will celebrate this holiday weekend by hosting its inaugural Coasting for Kids event, a fundraiser for Give Kids The World Village. So far, more than $37,000 has been raised by participants, the largest total ever raised in the 10-year history of Coasting for Kids! All of the proceeds will go to benefit the non-profit resort […]

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MajorMega and Hersheypark announce summer 2019 R&D partnership

By | August 23, 2019

HERSHEY, Pa. — Pennsylvania-based virtual reality studio andlocation-based entertainment company MajorMega is thrilled to announce a research and development partnership with Hersheypark, the 121-acre amusement park in Hershey, Pa, featuring more than 70 rides, a waterpark, zoo and entertainment offerings like shows and arcades for guests. The partnership brings Hyperdeck – MajorMega’s four-player, immersive virtual […]

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Statement on the incident at Cobra Adventure Park from Orlando Slingshot and Slingshot Group of Companies

By | August 22, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — Earlier Wednesay, an incident was reported at the Cobra Adventure Park involving an attraction named the “Vertical Accelerator.” The Vertical Accelerator and Cobra Adventure Park are not affiliated with the Orlando Slingshot or Slingshot Group of Companies, which operates the Funtime Handels-trademarked Slingshot attractions in Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach and Panama City […]

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One of only seven giga coasters in the world to join Kings Island’s coaster lineup

By | August 16, 2019

MASON, Ohio — Thrill-seekers will experience a new level of excitement when they visit Kings Island in 2020. Joining the world-class line-up of coasters at the park is Orion®, one of only seven giga coasters in the world, a class of coasters having a height or drop of 300-399 ft. Orion will plunge riders down […]

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National Rollercoaster day is sounding amazing for The Big One

By | August 15, 2019

Friday 16th August is National Rollercoaster Day and to mark the occasion, Blackpool Pleasure Beach are launching a soundtrack for the park’s legendary rollercoaster, The Big One.   This brand new composition will be heard by guests whilst they are queuing, and preparing to board the ride.  The music reflects the thrills and exhilaration of the ride […]

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