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
The network of children’s parks “Kidburg” started to use the funds invested by the Fund CapMan. It extends the network of regional projects.
Russian network of children’s educational and entertainment parks Kidburg, which last year raised funds of CapMan investment Fund to accelerate the development, announced plans to begin work at once in several Russian regions. By the end of 2015 “Kidburg” is planning to open in St. Petersburg and Moscow Zelenograd. In 2015-2016, projects educational activities (the”city of professions”) should appear in Nizhny Novgorod, Yaroslavl and Voronezh, in the last two – together with the franchise, the report said Ceremony.
A year ago in “Kidburg” invested investment Fund CapMan Russia II, which is managed by CapMan. It has acquired for an undisclosed sum a 40% stake in LLC “Kidburg”, funded by “further expand the company’s activities in Russia.” Then partner CapMan Russia Alberto Morandi told “Vedomosti” that the investor plans to develop theme parks “Kidburg” in most Russian cities with a population of over 1 million people. Only in 2016 “Kidburg” plans to launch 6-7 projects – children’s “occupations” and interactive Museum-theater “Skazkin house.” Continue reading
1. Magic Kingdom, Orlando, FL ( Magic Kingdom)
Magic Kingdom is the place where dreams and fairy tales every child come true. Enchanting fireworks, musical parades and famous characters from Disney with stunning attractions, all waiting children in the most famous and best theme Park in the world, which rightfully occupies first place in the Top 10 theme parks in the world.
The magic Kingdom was opened in 1995, and the Park every year attracts an average of 30.5 million visitors. The most famous rides in the Park, the Furies Bako, Tomahawk, Shambhala – expedition to the Himalayas, Tami-Tami, Hurakan Condor, Splash, Silver river Flume and Grand Canyon are also very popular themed parades organize in the Park.
2. Beto Carrero, Brazil ( Beto Carrero World)
Beto Carrero is located in Brazil on the Atlantic coast, South of Rio de Janeiro in Penha. Park Beto Carrero is the largest theme Park in Latin America. Continue reading