ICYMI: This week’s news…
A brief catch-up on the news from this week’s GAP Daily newsletter, the sector’s only daily email service.
VIRTUAL REALITY: Simworx partners with Frontgrid for ParadropVR launch
A new name to the attractions industry, Frontgrid, has partnered with dynamic simulation attractions specialist Simworx to introduce a VR attraction which will be officially launched at EAS 2017 in Berlin.
EVENTS: BALPPA conference filling up fast
BALPPA’s first FEC trade exhibition and excellence awards is getting closer, with the deadline for awards nominations still open for a few weeks more.
WATERPARKS: Polin kits out new Kosovo park
Polin has designed and developed the largest waterpark in Kosovo at the Ujevara Resort as part of its continued expansion into the Balkans region.
FUNFAIRS: New proposals seek to open up market
The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) is consulting on proposals offered by the main trade body for funfairs to open up travelling fairs to greater competition.
BINGO: Rank trials new ‘bingo bar’ concept as numbers fall
With numbers from its traditional market on the wane, bingo operator Mecca, is targeting the student pound with special offer nights and the launch of a new brand also including arcades, gaming and food and drink.
BOWLING: Trio move on up at Brunswick
Brunswick Bowling Products CEO Corey Dykstra has announced three new promotions within the company.
WATERPARKS: New ride revealed for refurbished Coral Reef
Coral Reef Waterworld near Bracknell in Berkshire has revealed the name of a fourth waterslide which will be opening at the newly revamped water park next month.
SYSTEMS: Semnox installed at three more UK parks
Green Space Leisure has expanded its cashless solution, adding Semnox’s system in three additional UK parks.