WhiteWater is the leading global designer and manufacturer of innovative waterpark products and active family attractions and they had a great year in 2016! This past year, they introduced their Smart Blaster technology designed to conserve water and energy on water coasters. The technology can be found on Massiv at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island in Texas. […]
Last month, We told you about The Secret Life of Pets joining the parks daily Superstar Parade. Well, the time has come! Guests can now experience some of the most hilarious and memorable moments from The Secret Life of Pets, as they come to life in Universal Orlandos Superstar Parade! The star characters from Secret […]
It’s Christmas! – Let’s visit a haunted house!! Haunted Attractions have turned into year-round entertainment venues capitalizing on holiday events. In 2016, there’s an incredible number of attractions around the country that are open for Christmas. We have put together an extensive list of haunted attractions that will be open this holiday season! Many haunted […]
Each year, IAAPA awards Brass Ring Awards to leaders within the industry. This year at the IAAPA Attractions Expo, Polin took home the Brass Ring for Best New Product for the Space Race Waterslide. This particular award is given to the best new product or service at a water park in Class A. That means […]
Every year we consistently see new rides and products being released that push the limits and boundaries of height, speed, complexity, etc. Last week, we tested an older concept twisted into something completely new! It’s called the Augmented Climbing Wall and was showcased at by Spectrum Sports at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions […]
Schlitterbahn announced today that the 168 foot tall Verrückt water slide at the Kansas City, Kansas waterpark will be permanently closed and taken down after a death of a young boy in August. Caleb Schwab, (10) the son of a Kansas state Rep. Scott Schwab, died on a trip down the slide. Exactly what happened to Schwab’s […]
Each year, the IAAPA’s Brass Ring Awards’ Best New Product recognizes the best new products or services in the amusement park and attractions industry. This year, they recognized WhiteWater’s Mat Blaster and Smart Blast. Mat Blaster is a first-of-it-kind slide that combines the fun of mat racing with the thrill of an uphill water coaster. […]
“Wishing upon a star” will take on an even more magical meaning in the skies of Disney Springs this holiday season. Just days after receiving permission from the FAA to fly drones, Walt Disney World has announced Disney Springs will soon have an incredible new light show utilizing drones to celebrate the holidays! Earlier today, Disney revealed […]
This holiday season, “Tinsel Town” will take on a whole new meaning at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The giant Christmas tree towers over the main entrance and holiday displays and decorations will capture the imagination in colorful garlands and twinkling lights. Guests will even have the chance to share their holiday wish lists with Santa Claus […]
Cedar Fair, the parent company of Cedar Point, announced its third quarterly earnings, for the quarter ending September 25, 2016. The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the symbol “FUN.” While Cedar Fair may not have achieved any “Best New” awards this year, it still reported a net revenue of […]
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