Author Archives: News Release

Construction starts on Liseberg Grand Curiosa Hotel

By | September 25, 2019

After almost six years of preparation, construction of the park-integrated themed hotel will now start. The hotel is phase one of the Liseberg’s expansion project, celebrating the park’s centennial in 2023. Phase two will be a fully integrated indoor waterpark. “We intend to sign an agreement with a contractor within the next week, and construction […]

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Intercard and party expert Dorothy Lewis team up to boost customers’ event business

By | September 25, 2019

ST. LOUIS — Intercard has allied with party specialist Dorothy Lewis, who contributed to the development of Intercard’s Shindigger party planning and reservation software. Lewis has worked in the amusement industry for more than 25 years and began her career with the legendary Al Kress, co-founder of Benchmark Games, before going on to work with […]

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Alterface’s Popcorn Revenge steals the show in Paris

By | September 24, 2019

WAVRE, Belgium — Alterface enjoyed the recognition and enthusiasm during IAAPA Expo Europe in Paris for its successful Popcorn Revenge. The interactive dark ride in Walibi Belgium was nominated in four categories for the Park World Excellence Award. Finally, Alterface won the Best Use of Technology Award for its innovative Erratic Ride technology, together with […]

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Seaworld Orlando offers free single day park admission to stranded Thomas Cook travelers

By | September 24, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — SeaWorld Orlando is offering a respite for displaced Thomas Cook vacationers:  free, single day admission available now through Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. “We’re pleased that this free offer lets stranded families and friends enjoy a day together,” stated Kyle Miller President of SeaWorld Orlando.  “From our newest immersive experience Sesame Street Land, to exciting ride […]

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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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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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