USA: Legacy Entertainment Projects in Asia Receive Awards
Legacy Entertainment from California is one of the world’s leading companies for theme park design and production. Many of its projects are realized in Asia, where the leisure industry saw a strong boom in recent years. Recently a number of facilities realized by Legacy Entertainment received several awards: As part of the Macau Studio City entertainment complex (cf. EAP 2/2016), the Star Tower luxury hotel was awarded with the “Five-Star Award“ by the “Forbes Travel Guide“ for the third consecutive year. One of Macau Studio City’s highlights is the integraded “Golden Reel“ ride (from Intamin) between the two hotel towers.
Furthermore, Kingdom of Poseidon (Habei, China) was awarded as “Best Indoor Theme Park“ at the “11th Annual China Best Cultural Tourism Awards“. On the same occasion, which was organised by the yoyo Network Company, Legacy Entertainment‘s project Chimelong Forest Kingdom, which is currently under construction in Qingyuan, China received the award as “Most Anticipated Theme Park“. Additionally, Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park was awarded as “Best Theme Park“ by the “China Cultural & Tourism Development Conference“.
Marcus King, Chief Projects Officer and one of the owners of Legacy Entertainment, said “Our entire team is thrilled at the sustained success of the projects we’ve been lucky enough to help bring to life. These awards and recognitions are testaments to the vision and leadership of our partners, as well as to their continued commitment to quality and safety above all else, often long after opening day has passed.” (eap)