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Posts By David Whitworth

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Futuroscope, France
2 years ago

Futuroscope, France

THE educational leisure park Futuroscope, situated near Poitiers in eastern France, opened in 1987, the first stone of the project having been laid in 1984 by René Monory, president of the …
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Calaway Park – Calgary, Canada
2 years ago

Calaway Park – Calgary, Canada

Having opened its doors in 1982, Calaway Park is located 10km west of Calgary, Canada in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The park takes its name from ‘Calgary away’, …
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Tom Mehrmann, President and General Manager, Universal Beijing Resort
2 years ago

Tom Mehrmann, President and General Manager, Universal Beijing Resort

Tom Mehrmann has had a colourful career within the parks and attractions industry, which all started back in 1977 when he took a summer job as a sweeper at Knott’s …
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Jinma applies LSM launch system to coasters
2 years ago

Jinma applies LSM launch system to coasters

Jinma has announced it will implement Linear Synchronous Motor (LSM) launch systems to its wide range of roller coasters, following a successful installation at Joypolis Guangzhou.

In order to integrate …
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First Hello Kitty hotel set for 2025
2 years ago

First Hello Kitty hotel set for 2025

China’s first Hello Kitty hotel is set to open in 2025 at the Sanya Hello Kitty Resort.

The Hello Kitty hotel will have 221 rooms and villas and feature Hello …
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Premier Studio Ghibli theme park arrives autumn 2022
2 years ago

Premier Studio Ghibli theme park arrives autumn 2022

Award-winning Studio Ghibli will open its first theme park in November.

The Japanese theme park, based on the works of Miyazaki Hayao and his animation firm Studio Ghibli, have confirmed that the themed areas …
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Dollywood recognised with 2022 Top Workplaces USA and Forbes awards
2 years ago

Dollywood recognised with 2022 Top Workplaces USA and Forbes awards

Dollywood Parks & Resorts has been named as a 2022 Top Workplaces USA award winner. This prestigious award follows the park being recognised in the 2021 Top Workplaces category. In …
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Connect&Go announce 3-year partnership with Parc Safari
2 years ago

Connect&Go announce 3-year partnership with Parc Safari

Connect&GO, a world leader in integrated management solutions and RFID technology, have announced a multi-year deal with Parc Safari to use the Konnect all-in-one management platform as the Park celebrates its 50th anniversary.


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George Walker appointed as Vice President Creative Development at Holovis
2 years ago

George Walker appointed as Vice President Creative Development at Holovis

Holovis, who design and install world-class experiential solutions for global themed entertainment and visitor attractions, welcome George Walker into this new role.

George’s addition brings a wealth of experience as Vice …
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Magic Aquarium opens in Uzbekistan
2 years ago

Magic Aquarium opens in Uzbekistan

Magic City Theme Park have opened its first full-scale public aquarium in Uzbekistan themed to the lost city of Atlantis.

The oceanarium is a cutting edge underwater museum housing 50 …
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