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.
Holovis will launch The Lost Cove, its latest 3D immersive, themed multiplayer title in the DomeRider series, at EAS 2014.
Incorporating the next generation of interactive dark ride technologies, it features fully immersive content with real time media and gaming integration, all synchronised with an array of motion and interactivity options.
Cadbury World in the UK has opened a new attraction in the shape of the 4D Chocolate Adventure.
A replacement for the previous Cadbury Land attraction, the latest addition to the venue provides a brand new 4D experience which sees guests joining Cadbury character Freddo and a host of other characters on an adventurous journey.
Premier Rides, a global supplier of cutting-edge theme park attractions, has announced the successful opening of its newest attraction, Sky Scream, at Holiday Park in Germany.
The visually stunning and thrilling attraction, designed and manufactured by the Baltimore, US-based company, is Europe's first roller coaster to feature three magnetic launches.
Flogos, the innovative marketing company that is involved in the production of 'flying foam' motifs across world markets, is quickly growing its foothold in the Middle East.
Developed in the US in 2008, the Flogos solution has been expanding around the world. The innovative solution utilises helium foam to create floating messages and logos, ideal for corporate events, sport sponsorship, trade fairs, store openings and roadshows.
Divertical, the world's tallest and fastest water coaster, is located at Mirabilandia in north-eastern Italy.
Developed by Intamin, Divertical stands an imposing 60m tall at the apex of its elevator lift system. Riders hit a top speed of 110km/h, and traverses several hundred feet of roller coaster-style track.
Adlabs Imagica Waterpark in Khopoli, India, has chosen state-of-the-art water quality by using the Neptune-Benson Defender aquatic filtration system.
Adlabs Imagica Waterpark is spread across 300 acres and has over 21 rides and attractions - many of which require thousands of gallons of water to operate.
Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas has announced that one of ProSlide Technology's award-winning Tornado extreme water slides will be opening at the waterpark on Memorial Day weekend.
ProSlide's Tornado has received numerous awards, including the Industry Impact Award from the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA).
Sacoa PlayCard, a leader in cashless payment systems, has partnered with Megma Print-O-Pack to represent the company's debit card system in India.
The two companies exhibited together for the first time under the Megma-Sacoa banner at the recent IAAPI trade show. Attendees were able to see the PlayCard line-up for FECs, amusement parks, arcades and waterparks.
Europe's leading theme park and amusement specialists enjoyed a successful trip to Amsterdam this week for the annual Euro Attractions Show (EAS).
EAS 2014 closed its doors this afternoon (September 25), and according to the latest figures from event organiser the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), the number of buyers attending the show was 6,900, up 38 per cent on 5,000 last year.
Sim Leisure has successfully delivered Sinbad's Kids Club for a prestigious luxury hotel located on Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE.
Features of Sinbad's Kids Club include an entrance kiosk with a custom designed park map, a climbing wall on a faux-rock structure, Sinbad's 'castle' playhouse, and an iconic whale play structure.
ProFun Management Group, the California-based attractions specialist, has announced the addition of Mike Oswald to its corporate team.
With over 20 years of experience in the amusement and waterpark industry, Oswald is well placed to offer his services as an executive vice president. He joined ProFun originally in 2008 as vice president of operations and worked with the team to open Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and to work on the development of the Warner Bros theme park.
Cliffside Waterpark Entertainment Group's plans to develop a $30m waterpark in Antwerp, upstate New York, have gained preliminary approval from the town's planning board.
Creating an estimated 300 jobs, the 81,000sq.m waterpark will feature a range of waterslides and water-themed attractions, including a wave pool and lazy river, in addition to other non-water activities.