Through its range of elevated, human-powered machines, SkyRide Technology is underlining its commitment to the 'fun fitness' sector around the world.
Scott Olson's passion for combining fitness and fun is clear for all to see. As the founder of the world-famous Rollerblade brand of inline skates, Olson's history in the industry stretches back to 1983.
WhiteWater West Industries, the Canada-based waterpark and attractions supplier, is celebrating its 100th AquaLaunch build.
The innovative launch capsule dials up the thrill factor in numerous WhiteWater waterslides, sending riders into jaw-dropping waterslides such as the AquaDrop, the Flatline Loop and the ever-popular AquaLoop with installations in over 70 countries worldwide.
Formula K launched a new version of its most popular mini-car, the Quad, at the recent EAG exhibition at Excel in London.
"The original Quad has been, and is still the most versatile of all the children's coin-op cars that they produce, and will remain in the line up of 2015 production models in its recognised form," the UK-based company told InterPark.
ETF Ride Systems has installed a new ride, Swiss Chocolate Adventure, at the Swiss Museum of Transport in Luzern, Switzerland.
Developed in conjunction with the Lindt Chocolate Competence Foundation, the Swiss Chocolate Adventure allows visitors to learn interesting facts about the discovery, origin, production and transport of chocolate.
The Ride Entertainment Group has introduced AirSurfer, the world's first standing zipline that can navigate turns and climb hills.
US-based Ride Entertainment, which also owns the Skycoaster fly-by-wire thrill ride, will manufacture the attraction using experienced amusement industry engineers and fabricators.
This year will see the 10th anniversary of the Green Dragon, the unique roller coaster at GreenWood Forest Park in North Wales, UK.
Built in early 2004, the Green Dragon is the only roller coaster of its kind in the world. The ride combines traditional roller coasters with funicular technology that was developed and used 200 years ago in the slate quarries of North Wales.
Wet 'n' Wild waterpark in Las Vegas, US, has announced it will install a new Slideboarding attraction in time for the 2015 season.
Developed by WhiteWater, Slideboarding is a waterslide that integrates gaming, skill and competitive sports. The waterslide that uses a state-of-the art ride vehicle with an embedded game controller.
In conjunction with its upcoming second anniversary, Legoland Malaysia Resort has announced the opening of Lego Star Wars Miniland Model Display at the Johor resort.
The first attraction of its kind in Asia, the attraction features seven scenes from the six Star Wars films and The Clone Wars animated series in great detail. In total, the attraction features more than 2,000 Lego models built to a 1:20 scale using 1.5 million Lego bricks.
The Quassy Express Train at Quassy Amusement and Waterpark in Middlebury, Connecticut, will have a new home for the 2015 season, park officials announced this week.
A train station reminiscent of Quassy's 'trolley park' heritage will be constructed at the current loading platform for the popular ride, which has been a staple at the family-owned property since 1948.
Philadelphia's Franklin Institute recently opened a high profile, permanent exhibition, 'Your Brain', which represents the most significant expansion in the museum's history.
Your Brain is the largest exhibition in the country dedicated to the most complex and misunderstood vital organ in our bodies.
Futuroscope's dark ride 'The Time Machine' received an accolade at the Themed Entertainment Association's 21st annual Thea Awards in California, US, earlier this month.
The ride at the French theme park, which features popular Ubisoft characters the Raving Rabbids, won a Thea award for Outstanding Achievement.
Six Flags Magic Mountain in California is converting its flagship roller coaster, Goliath, into a ride based on forthcoming Monster Hunter 4 video game title from Capcom.
At the park, fans can visit special kiosks at the Cyber Cafe to play demos of the game. There will also be commemorative merchandise sold around the park to celebrate the event.
Dollywood theme park in Tennessee, US, is planning the host a range of shows and music events as its celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.
The park's Festival of Nations is also celebrating a landmark anniversary in 2015, with the multicultural music and entertainment festival entering its 15th year.
The first three months of 2015 have been busy for Sacoa, with several installations of the company's flagship PlayCard system going on simultaneously across the US.
Early in January, Sacoa deployed its PlayCard system in two Florida locations, AMF Davie Lanes and AMF Pembroke Pines Lanes, which offer traditional bowling lanes, sports bar areas, pool tables and family-friendly arcade games.
Officials in California's Coachella Valley are looking to bolster the region's tourism industry through the development of a new theme park.
According to local press, plans for the park - tentatively named 'Return to Aztlan' - include a 200ft pyramid, 10,000-person concert plaza, 12-screen movie theatre, rides, a river walk, a hotel, restaurants and retail options.
After enjoying strong success in China's burgeoning attractions market, S&S Worldwide has shifted its attention back to the US with an expanded R&D programme.
With more than 400 roller coasters, thrill rides and family amusement rides in over 30 countries, S&S is an international leader in the creation, innovation, design, engineering and manufacture of amusement rides and roller coasters.
The 10th edition of the TiLEzone London seminar takes place at the London Transport Museum on Wednesday, March 25.
This year's event features speakers from a wide range of leisure sectors, including Duncan Campbell, new business strategy director for Merlin Entertainments; Tom Rockwell, director of exhibitons and programmes at the Exploratorium, San Francisco; TripAdvisor's Fernando Oliveira; Ben Sweet, general manager of Madame Tussauds in London; and Fredrik Eriksson of Sweden's National Museum.
Development of a new theme park in Fort Smith, Arkansas, is on schedule to meet its targeted Memorial Day weekend opening.
According to local reports, the $10.9m Parrot Island Waterpark at Ben Geren Regional Park will include a wave pool, four water slides up to 40ft in height, a children's play area, an activity pool with basketball goals and a water walk and a 500ft lazy river.
SeaWorld Entertainment, the Orlando-based theme park and entertainment company, has reported a 3.8 per cent drop in earnings for 2014.
Earnings for the group, which operates 11 theme parks in the US under the SeaWorld, Aquatica and other brands, totalled $49.9m, down on the $51.9m in 2013. Year-on-year, attendance dropped by one million visitors to 22.4 million.