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VIRTUAL REALITY: Bandai steps up VR drive
By 26/06/2017 Read More →

VIRTUAL REALITY: Bandai steps up VR drive

Bandai Namco is opening a dedicated virtual reality facility in Japan, called VR Zone Shinjuku, set to be the biggest of its kind in the country.

TRAMPOLINES: Ashford set to Flip Out
By 26/06/2017 Read More →

TRAMPOLINES: Ashford set to Flip Out

Trampolining franchise Flip Out, is opening in Ashford next month.

ICYMI: This week’s headlines….
By 23/06/2017 Read More →

ICYMI: This week’s headlines….

A quick round-up of the news from this week’s GAP Daily Newsletter.

ARCADE: Sega celebrates Sonic birthday with hockey launch
By 23/06/2017 Read More →

ARCADE: Sega celebrates Sonic birthday with hockey launch

Sega is celebrating Sonic the Hedgehog’s 26th with the launch of Sonic Baby Air Hockey and a re-cap of its current Sonic arcade range.

ACTIVITIES: Daytona invests in new Sky Maze
By 22/06/2017 Read More →

ACTIVITIES: Daytona invests in new Sky Maze

Daytona Lagoon, in Daytona Beach, Florida has opened its new Sky Maze attraction, which includes an indoor Sky Trail Navigator ropes course with a Sky Rail Zipline.

PARKS: Madurodam adds new family attraction
By 22/06/2017 Read More →

PARKS: Madurodam adds new family attraction

Dutch park Madurodam is adding a fourth indoor attraction, a family experience called New Amsterdam.

ATTRACTIONS: Jail break for Sarner
By 21/06/2017 Read More →

ATTRACTIONS: Jail break for Sarner

Visitor attraction designer, Sarner International, has had Cornwall Council’s approval of its Bodmin Jail visitor attraction.

WATERPARKS: Polin to create Coventry City rides
By 21/06/2017 Read More →

WATERPARKS: Polin to create Coventry City rides

Polin Waterparks has been chosen as the waterslide supplier to Coventry City Centre Leisure Park in Coventry.

BOWLING: Qubica launches new shoe option
By 21/06/2017 Read More →

BOWLING: Qubica launches new shoe option

QubicaAMF Worldwide has launched its new SmartValue Rental Shoe option. SmartValue shoes feature synthetic slide soles, padded collar cushions and foot beds designed to reduce fatigue, allowing your customers to bowl more games. “Centers often have a tremendous challenge finding value-priced rental shoes that look good while still providing superior comfort and resilience,” said Cliff […]

WATERPARKS: Strong year expected for hotel openings, says report
By 20/06/2017 Read More →

WATERPARKS: Strong year expected for hotel openings, says report

Some 27 hotel waterparks are scheduled to open by year end 2017 compared to 28 that opened in 2016 and only 14 that opened in 2015, according to figures from JLC Hospitality Consulting.