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Miami’s newest megaship — MSC World America — will be the ultimate family vacation at sea with new Lego experiences and largest kids club

By | June 14, 2024

GENEVA, Switzerland — MSC World America, the latest World Class ship in the MSC Cruises fleet, will redefine family cruising with new activities and never-before-seen spaces, including new programs and facilities developed in partnership with the LEGO Group. The ultramodern new flagship will feature seven distinct districts when it enters service in April 2025, each bringing together a range […]

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The Friends Experience to debut Las Vegas Flagship at MGM Grand later this year

By | June 14, 2024

LAS VEGAS — Could we BE any more excited?! Later this year, The FRIENDS Experience will debut its West Coast flagship location in Las Vegas at MGM Grand. “The One in Vegas” transports guests into the world of FRIENDS allowing fans to explore the show’s iconic moments, behind-the-scenes content and photo opportunities within life-sized set […]

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Franceen Gonzales appointed park president of Merlin Entertainments’ LEGOLAND Florida Resort

By | June 14, 2024

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Merlin Entertainments’ LEGOLAND Florida Resort is pleased to announce the appointment of Franceen Gonzales as its new Park President, effective June 10th. With more than 30 years of experience in amusement parks, water parks, hotels, and family entertainment, Gonzales brings a wealth of expertise to the role. She will oversee all […]

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Intamin — Hot Racer, Mahuka Walibi Rhône-Alpes, France

By | June 14, 2024

Mahuka, meaning “escape” in Hawaiian, invites visitors to explore the heart of an abandoned temple built in honor of the God of Fire on a secluded island in the South Pacific. But be careful not to provoke the God’s sacred fire, or risk becoming a prisoner of the temple! Escape the site, conquer your fears, […]

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The Exciting collection of new experiences, including the all-new DreamWorks Land, are now open at Universal Orlando Resort

By | June 14, 2024

ORLANDO — Summer just got more exciting with today’s official debut of several all-new, must-see experiences at Universal Orlando Resort.  Guests of all ages can now enjoy DreamWorks Land – the expansive, vibrant themed environment inspired by beloved characters from DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek, Trolls and Kung Fu Panda; CineSational: A Symphonic Spectacular – a riveting new nighttime lagoon show; and Hogwarts Always – an all-new […]

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World’s Largest Coaster Ride to dispatch at amusement parks across North America

By | June 14, 2024

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — Coaster enthusiasts across North America will take a ride at 2 p.m. EDT on June 16 on roller coasters at 22 amusement and theme parks to celebrate the anniversary of the opening of the first modern roller coaster. The ride celebrates the engineering, architecture, history and thrills of these marvels that were […]

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Universal Studios Hollywood invites guests to double their fun with the Buy A Day, Get A 2nd Day Free ticket option, available for purchase now through October 9, 2024

By | June 14, 2024

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Beginning today, Universal Studios Hollywood is offering guests a chance to experience the two of the best days in L.A. with the purchase of a Buy A Day, Get A 2nd Day Free General Admission ticket, available now through October 9, 2024. With a bevy of original and dynamic immersive lands, thrill rides and […]

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Entertainment summer at Movie Park Germany provides an action-packed program!

By | June 13, 2024

BOTTROP-KIRCHHELLEN — A summer full of action at Movie Park Germany is just about to start! Just in time for the high season, Germany’s largest movie and amusement park is further expanding its entertainment program. Illusionist Christian Farla returns in July with his team for the next season of the magic show series “Sherlock Holmes […]

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Betson Imperial Parts & Service unveils “The JuiceBox” power distribution unit

By | June 13, 2024

CARLSTADT, N.J. — Betson Imperial Parts and Service, a leader in gaming and amusement parts and services, announces the launch of a groundbreaking product: The JuiceBoxTM. The JuiceBox power distribution unit is designed to revolutionize equipment power by centralizing multiple power needs into a single UL-certified solution. “The JuiceBox is a result of our team’s […]

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Madame Tussauds Hollywood unveils new Rooftop Bar and Restaurant

By | June 13, 2024

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Merlin Entertainments’ Madame Tussauds Hollywood is set to open the latest addition to its famed attraction – The Hollywood Rooftop Bar and Restaurant. This new Hollywood hideout, opening August 2, is the first-of-its-kind “celebrity” dining experience, offering guests an unparalleled opportunity to dine amongst its famed waxed stars. Perched high above the world-renowned Walk […]

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