Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), which manages several popular channels, including the children’s channel Nickelodeon, and the company Parques Reunidos will work together to develop children’s theme parks in Europe: the first such Park will open in Spain in 2017. The parties have successfully cooperated for several years already: one Park they opened in Madrid, and the second, NickLand in Movie Park in Germany.
According to Gerald Raines, Vice President of VIMN, the company’s goal is to “Nickelodeon was everywhere where there are children. We are pleased to diversify our portfolio and move brands and Nickelodeon characters in real life by means of new family entertainment centers,” – said a top Manager.
In the framework of the expansion strategy of Parques Reunidos owns 55 theme and family amusement parks in the world, whose number of visitors is 22.2 million in 12 countries of Europe and South America. According to Pedro Cortes, General Manager of the company, soon the company will announce about the conclusion of an agreement on the development of entertainment centers in leading malls in several European countries: UK, France, Italy and Portugal. Continue reading
By the end of this year in the vicinity of the city of Sochi is fully opened to the largest Park of extreme entertainment AJ Hackett Sochi. It will be located near highway Krasnaya Polyana – Adler. A part of the entertainment complex will include modern, dizzying rides, almost unparalleled in the world.
Currently on the planet, there are only five such extreme parks in France, Singapore, Germany, China and Australia. All of them were built, beginning in 1988, part of the grandiose project AJ Hackett. In Sochi it is planned to build a bungee jumping, skybridge and a rope Park. Lovers of bungee jumping will have an amazing variety. They will have the opportunity to jump into the abyss with a 60-meter height. To do this, built a special platform that allows you to use various options – from jumping, followed by immersion in water up to fly on a BMX bike. The more adventurous can jump from the gondola, fixed in the centre of the bridge at a height of over 200 meters above ground level.
AJ in the company is very serious about security and followed with passion for compliance. In particular, rubber rope for bungee jumping changing srazuzhe after developed 1/3 of the resource. In addition to the traditional fastening ankle applies a safety fastening on the waist. Continue reading
The worst rides “the Man in the cage” from around the world:
Without a cage the chances of swimming with a massive saltwater crocodile and stay alive is approximately equal to zero. However, for brave souls who wish to become better acquainted with the CROC, Australia has opened a new attraction: Bay of Cricosaura (Crocosaurus Cove). Visitors to the attraction can see a crocodile face to face, while being in a safe and transparent cell, affectionately called “cage of death”.
Only 4 cm organic glass, pair of goggles and a swimsuit separate thrill seekers from the jaws of the saltwater crocodile Choppy (a Choppa).
A hungry six-foot predator several times hitting the box from Plexiglas, located on the ice, which hides a helpless Gordon Buchanan (Gordon Buchanan).
Filmmaker Buchanan shows extraordinary persistence, while the polar bear is 40 minutes attacking the cell in search of the weaknesses of the protective structure.
“This is the most difficult and scary thing I’ve ever experienced. Before that I had never felt that fear for 40 minutes.” Expert wildlife of Scotland filmed this strange creature in Svalbard, in Northern Norway, for his series “Family of white medvedei I” (The Polar Bear Family and Me) shown by the BBC. Continue reading