News | 29 Sep 2023

IEE 2023 in Vienna Closes with Top Results

Yesterday (September 28), this year’s edition of IAAPA Expo Europe, which was held in the Austrian capital Vienna for the first time since 2005, ended with very good results in terms of attendance. As the International Association of Amusement Parks (...) read more

News | 27 Sep 2023

Bluestone Equity Partners Invests in RWS Global

(eap) The private equity firm of Bluestone Equity Partners, which is focused on the sports, media and entertainment sectors, has announced a minority investment in RWS Global. Through this strategical step, Bluestone will hold two seats on RWS (...) read more

News | 26 Sep 2023

IAAPA Expo Europe 2023 Kicks off in Vienna

(eap) IAAPA Expo Europe, Europe’s leading trade fair for the leisure industry, kicks off today at the Vienna Exhibition & Congress Center, where industry professionals and executives will gather until Thursday (Sept 28) this week to present (...) read more

News | 25 Sep 2023

Chaos Karts: New AR Go-Kart Fun in Manchester and Dubai

(eap) A new Augmented Reality (AR) go-karting experience has recently opened in Manchester, England: “Chaos Karts” is the name of the attraction that combines karting with digital gaming elements and can be enjoyed by racing enthusiasts at least (...) read more

News | 22 Sep 2023

New Experiences During Halloween Nights at Toverland

(eap) Kicking off Halloween season on October 7, the Dutch Toverland theme park in Sevenum will once again be all about creeps, pumpkins and mystery again: A total of 16 dates (mainly weekend days) are fixed for the family-friendly Halloween Days, (...) read more

News | 21 Sep 2023

EpicSurf Announces Projects in Saudi Arabia and USA

(eap) Aquatic Development Group (ADG) recently announced two new projects involving its “EpicSurf®” surf wave technology. On the one hand, its technology will be used in the new Glo Entertainment sports and entertainment complex being built in the (...) read more

News | 20 Sep 2023

Chimelong Spaceship Starts into Soft Opening

(eap) After several years of development and some project delays, the new leisure destination Chimelong Spaceship – previously called “Chimelong Marine Science Park” among other names –, located in Zhuhai, China, started into its soft opening this (...) read more

News | 20 Sep 2023

Disney Plans USD 60 Billion Parks Investment

(eap) The Walt Disney Company has announced a huge investment in their “Parks, Experiences and Products” division totalling at some USD 60 billion (about EUR 56 billion) for the next ten years. This is nearly twice as much as former 10-year (...) read more

News | 20 Sep 2023

Year-Round Skiing in Québec

(eap) In Mont Tremblant, a popular ski region in Québec (Canada), it has recently become possible to also ski during the summer months. The destination has received a 4,800 square meter artificial slope from Italian manufacturer Neveplast. On that (...) read more

News | 19 Sep 2023

„World Heritage Centre Wadden Sea” to Open 2025

(eap) A new interactive centre dedicated to the preservation of the Wadden Sea is currently under construction at the harbor of the Dutch fishing village Lauwersoog in the province of Groningen. The “World Heritage Centre Wadden Sea” will (...) read more

News | 19 Sep 2023

ETF Ride Systems Celebrates 25th Anniversary

(eap) Congratulations ETF Ride Systems! The Dutch company, which emerged from the ETF Group – whose origins lie in the ETF Machinefabriek, founded in 1951 to produce machines for the textile industry – celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. The (...) read more

News | 18 Sep 2023

Rulantica: Relaxing in New Luxury Day Suites

(eap) The Rulantica water world of the Europa-Park Resort in Rust, Germany, was extended at the beginning of this year by the new area “Nordiskturn”, with a number of wellness and gastronomy offerings as well as the racing slide “Vikingløp” (from (...) read more