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UK waxwork group strengthens transatlantic ties

By  •  Latest News  • 12 years ago

On August 1, Merlin Entertainments will open its latest attraction, Madame Tussauds Hollywood. The US$55m attraction is the ninth Madame Tussauds to open worldwide and fourth in the US, joining …
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New San Diego venue set to open in 2012

By  •  Latest News  • 12 years ago

The Nickelodeon Resort, located in San Diego’s Liberty Station development region, will join the southern Californian city’s world-renowned portfolio of venues, which includes Sea World, San Diego Zoo, Legoland and …
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Amusement park planned for Isle of Man

By  •  Latest News  • 12 years ago

According to Waft, the development of a theme park project would stimulate the construction industry at a time of economic downturn. He drew particular attention to the idea of a …
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Further shifts in US trade association infrastructure

By  •  Latest News  • 12 years ago

Earlier this week, the Amusement and Music Operators Association, which forms part of the Fun Expo ownership consortium Leisure Entertainment Trade Shows (LETS), said the group would allow IAAPA to …
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Europe’s first standing wave surf machine to open in Sweden

By  •  Latest News  • 12 years ago

Sited at the Himlabadet Pool Facility in Sundsvall, Sweden, the SurfSteam facility is scheduled to open next summer.

The all-season indoor facility is being designed with a northern Swedish theme …
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Ocean World strengthens WhiteWater ties

By  •  Latest News  • 12 years ago

Canada’s WhiteWater West Industries was again chosen for the waterpark’s expansion, which features three of the group’s most popular attractions, the Family Boomerango – winner of the 2008 IAAPA award …
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ASTM devises new waterpark safety standard

By  •  Latest News  • 12 years ago

The newly approved standard, ASTM F2461: Practice for Manufacture, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Aquatic Play Equipment, was developed by ASTM subcommittee F24.70 on Water Related Amusement Rides and Devices.


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Investment firm unveils Japan theme park plans – report

By  •  Latest News  • 12 years ago

The theme park, which will include entertainment facilities and a five-star hotel, will be built on the site of the failed Expoland amusement park, Sun Capital Management Corporation told Kyodo …
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BALPPA appoints new CEO

By  •  Latest News  • 12 years ago

Barratt will join the organisation on May 1, 2010, to allow a three-month handover before current CEO Colin Dawson retires on July 31.

A parks industry veteran, Barratt became an …
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Harry Potter theme park to open next year

By  •  Latest News  • 12 years ago

According to Universal, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will be a ‘theme park within a theme park’, in which guests will be able to visit some of the locations …
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