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Christie technology powers immersive experience for Beijing’s Wonderland Science Fiction Exploration Hall
 

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Christie technology is behind a new immersive experience in Beijing, China, with Wonderland Science Fiction Exploration Hall at the ZGC Science Fiction Industry Innovation Center taking visitors on two different sci-fi-themed space adventures

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Perth Zoo masterplan in full swing as work starts on multi-million dollar gibbon habitat


Perth Zoo has started work on an AUS$11.7m (US$7.8m, €7.1m, £6.1m) project that will introduce a state-of-the-art gibbon habitat - the latest phase of development in the animal attraction’s multi-year, multi-million dollar transformation.

Animal attractions
 

Hallmark to launch immersive Christmas-themed experience


Hallmark is leveraging the success of its popular Christmas holiday movies with the launch of an immersive festive-themed experience in the US.

IP and Brands
 

Vertical dark rides: Five reasons to go vertical now


Dark rides are one of the most popular types of attractions in theme parks worldwide. They have been around for over 100 years and will be around for 100 more. Over the past 30 years, there has been a slow but steadily rising newcomer in the dark ride family - the vertical dark ride.

Rides
 


Bright and beautiful: How Europe’s biggest light festival delivered with Christie
Already the largest of its kind in Europe, here’s how the Signal light festival worked with Christie to bring the spectacle to life
Suppliers

Industry insights
         


Maximising ROI: Revenue strategies for operators


Operations and ticketing
 

Spatial Sound, Immersive Audio: What is it and is it here to stay?


Technology
 

Things you might not know about water slide refurbishment


Waterparks
 

How can attractions capitalise on the rise of AI and virtual influencers?


Technology

Video
         


Disneyland Paris renames park ahead of €2bn expansion
 

WATCH: Steve Drake on accesso’s expanding portfolio




WATCH: Intamin’s Lukas Spieldiener on company’s immersive projects
 

WATCH: Julie Kline on ADG, EpicSurf and company’s development pipeline




Pokémon and Van Gogh collaboration to open at the end of September

In-depth
         


Hole in One: How Holovis is changing the game with 360Golf


Since debuting its 360Golf concept at the 2021 edition of IAAPA Expo, the product has been received extremely well by both the public and attractions operators.

Suppliers


Storm surge: How Chimelong Spaceship’s award-winning and record-breaking Bermuda Storm was brought to life


When the world’s largest indoor theme park opened its doors in China last year, it came with a very special, record-breaking flagship attraction.

Rides


Mundo Amazonia: Exploring Bellewaerde Park’s new themed area for 2024


A lot of hard work is currently being carried out in Ypres, Belgium, where a new themed area for Bellewaerde Park is being built.

Theme park

Company Profiles
         


Company profile: Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.



Company profile: FORREC



Company profile: Triotech


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Visitor attractions

Lake Compounce’s Boulder Dash completes second phase of re-tracking
 

Theme parks

Connect&GO expands presence in France with Le Pal partnership
 

Waterparks
WhiteWater to supply record-breaking attractions for Qiddiya’s Aquarabia waterpark
 

Animal Attractions


Costa Rica closes last state-run zoos following decade long legal battle


Museums and galleries

Transformed Natural History Museum gardens to reopen in July
 
STEM
Halo Space unveils capsule ahead of public trips into the stratosphere
 
IP and Brands Warner Bros Studio Tour Hollywood launches TCM Classic Films Tour
 
Heritage
Two charged over felling of famous Sycamore Gap tree

Events

Nominations open for UK Theme Park Awards 2024
 
Culture

Lethal force allegations made against Saudi Arabia’s The Line
 
Cruise

Could nuclear power be the key to carbon neutrality for the cruise industry?
 
Technology

Efteling’s steam trains going green with switch to electric energy

Rides

Germany’s HarzVenture expands operations with new Bad Harzburg dark ride attraction
 
Food and beverage

Chuck E. Cheese and American Society for Deaf Children partner on inclusivity initiative
 
Operations and ticketing

Attractions.io’s MapLayr utilised for reimagined Cedar Fair guest experience app
 
Tourism

Saudi Arabia attracts US$13bn of private investment as tourism industry continues to grow at pace

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Pyek Group names Accesso as dedicated technology partner


Accesso has been named the dedicated technology partner of Pyek Group after signing a three-year agreement with the waterpark management company.

Suppliers


Effective operations within a storied environment


Theme park attraction design is a wonderful world where we at Firefly Creations get to dream, imagine, create and design fully immersive experiences.

Theme park


Saudi Arabia’s Seven breaks ground on latest project with SAR1.3bn entertainment destination coming to Al-Madinah


Development company Saudi Entertainment Ventures (Seven) has announced its latest mega project in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia - a SAR1.3bn (US$350m, €320m, £270m) entertainment destination in the city of Al-Madinah.

Visitor attractions



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Christie technology powers immersive experience for Beijing’s Wonderland Science Fiction Exploration Hall


Christie technology is behind a new immersive experience in Beijing, China, with Wonderland Science Fiction Exploration Hall at the ZGC Science Fiction Industry Innovation Center taking visitors on two different sci-fi-themed space adventures

Suppliers


LIVE/ Planet Daily

Keeping you up to date with the latest breaking news and events from around the world, welcome to the Planet Attractions daily news feed




Bright and beautiful: How Europe’s biggest light festival delivered with Christie
Already the largest of its kind in Europe, here’s how the Signal light festival worked with Christie to bring the spectacle to life
Suppliers



Perth Zoo masterplan in full swing as work starts on multi-million dollar gibbon habitat


Animal attractions


Hallmark to launch immersive Christmas-themed experience


Hallmark is leveraging the success of its popular Christmas holiday movies with the launch of an immersive festive-themed experience in the US.

IP and Brands



Vertical dark rides: Five reasons to go vertical now


Dark rides are one of the most popular types of attractions in theme parks worldwide. They have been around for over 100 years and will be around for 100 more. Over the past 30 years, there has been a slow but steadily rising newcomer in the dark ride family - the vertical dark ride.

Rides

Costa Rica closes last state-run zoos following decade long legal battle


Nearly 300 animals have been transferred to a refuge in Costa Rica, following the closure of the last two state-run zoos more than 11 years after the approval of a wildlife protection law created to close them.

Animal attractions

Lake Compounce’s Boulder Dash completes second phase of re-tracking


Historic US theme park Lake Compounce has reopened its Boulder Dash wooden coaster following a re-tracking of the ride.

Rides

Industry insights


Maximising ROI: Revenue strategies for operators


Operations and ticketing

Spatial Sound, Immersive Audio: What is it and is it here to stay?


Technology

Things you might not know about water slide refurbishment


Waterparks

How can attractions capitalise on the rise of AI and virtual influencers?


Technology

Video


Disneyland Paris renames park ahead of €2bn expansion



WATCH: Steve Drake on accesso’s expanding portfolio





WATCH: Intamin’s Lukas Spieldiener on company’s immersive projects



In Depth


Hole in One: How Holovis is changing the game with 360Golf


Since debuting its 360Golf concept at the 2021 edition of IAAPA Expo, the product has been received extremely well by both the public and attractions operators.
Suppliers



Storm surge: How Chimelong Spaceship’s award-winning and record-breaking Bermuda Storm was brought to life


When the world’s largest indoor theme park opened its doors in China last year, it came with a very special, record-breaking flagship attraction.

Rides



Mundo Amazonia: Exploring Bellewaerde Park’s new themed area for 2024


A lot of hard work is currently being carried out in Ypres, Belgium, where a new themed area for Bellewaerde Park is being built.

Theme park



Company profiles


Company profile: BoldMove Nation



Company profile: accesso® Technology Group



Company profile: Fireworks Trade Media - Theme Park Vietnam



Sector news


Visitor attractions

WhiteWater to supply record-breaking attractions for Qiddiya’s Aquarabia waterpark




Theme parks

Connect&GO expands presence in France with Le Pal partnership




Waterparks
Record-breaking attractions in store as largest waterpark in Middle East announced for Saudi Arabia’s Qiddiya



Animal Attractions


Le Pal’s €11m Fjord Explorer opens to the public alongside new themed neighbourhood




Museums and galleries

Transformed Natural History Museum gardens to reopen in July



STEM
Halo Space unveils capsule ahead of public trips into the stratosphere



IP and Brands Warner Bros Studio Tour Hollywood launches TCM Classic Films Tour


Heritage
Two charged over felling of famous Sycamore Gap tree



Events

Nominations open for UK Theme Park Awards 2024



Culture

Lethal force allegations made against Saudi Arabia’s The Line



Cruise

Could nuclear power be the key to carbon neutrality for the cruise industry?



Technology

Efteling’s steam trains going green with switch to electric energy



Rides

Germany’s HarzVenture expands operations with new Bad Harzburg dark ride attraction



Operations and ticketing

Attractions.io’s MapLayr utilised for reimagined Cedar Fair guest experience app



Food and beverage

Chuck E. Cheese and American Society for Deaf Children partner on inclusivity initiative



Tourism

Saudi Arabia attracts US$13bn of private investment as tourism industry continues to grow at pace



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