ICYMI: This week’s news
Our regular Friday digest of what has been happening this week.WATER PARKS: Universal goes cashless at Volcano Bay
Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park, set to open on May 25th will feature a new cashless system based around the TapuTapu wearable.
THEME PARKS: Thorpe Park promo targets young voters
With less than a week until the deadline for British citizens to register to vote in the coming general election, Thorpe Park Resort has announced a discounted tickets offer to all 18-24 year olds who register to vote before 11.59pm on Monday 22nd May.
VIRTUAL REALITY: VRStudios releases VRcade Drone Storm
US virtual reality specialist, VRstudios, has announced the release of its newest multi-player, untethered, free-roaming VR game, VRcade Drone Storm.
INDOOR PLAY: Eli Play on the move
After 10 years, ELI Play, European manufacturer of indoor playgrounds and trampoline parks, is leaving its current building at the Steenoven in Eindhoven to move to a new building at ‘De Korenmolen’ in Boxtel.
WATERPARKS: Award win for Polin
Polin Waterparks has been named as one of Europe’s top import/export companies in the Grand Final of this year’s European Business Awards sponsored by RSM, at an awards ceremony held in Dubrovnik.
ATTRACTIONS: Simworx adds theatre to Ferrari Land
UK-based dynamic simulation attractions specialist Simworx has announced the opening of a new family attraction at the new Ferrari Land theme park at PortAventura World in Spain in the form of the Racing Legends motion theatre.
THEME PARKS: Oakwood signs Playnation deal
Oakwood Theme Park in Pembrokeshire, has agreed a major new deal with Playnation to manage and operate its amusement arcade the FunZone which features everything from simulator machines and carousels to air hockey tables and ten-pin bowling lanes.
THEME PARKS: Luna readies summer promos
Luna Park, New York City’s largest amusement park, has announced a series of special events and special offers for the 2017 season.