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Viacom will work in theme parks

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 scariest rides in the world

Today, the construction of large-scale amusement rides is one of the most rapidly developing areas in the entertainment industry, in which millions of dollars are invested. Grand entertainment facilities built around the world – from the United States to Japan. Slides, high multi-storey building; the attraction of free fall; an enormous Ferris wheel and other, equally thrilling rides that attract millions of tourists – fans of extreme sports.

One of the most highest Ferris wheel has long been considered the famous London Eye (“London Eye”) with a height of 135 meters. A full rotation of this wheel makes a little more than half an hour. But recently, Singapore had built a Ferris wheel with a height of more than 160 meters. To make one circle, Singaapore Flyer (“son of Singapore”) should be about 40 minutes.

Another breathtaking attraction is set in USA and is called the Simulator of the launch of the spacecraft. In its creation were used the equipment used for real training of American astronauts. Visitors of the attraction will provide all the sensations of astronauts taking off into orbit.

The original attraction can be considered a catapult “Big Shot” – “Big Shot”, giving visitors the feeling of “free fall”. Ustanovlennuyu USA, catapult picks up participants at more than 320 meters up into the sky and “casts” them from this height at speeds over 100 km/hour. Continue reading

Theme parks of Florida

In early February, the whole week I was wandering around the theme parks of Florida – Legoland, Universal Studios, Animal Kingdom, Sea World and Disneyworld. Story about all these parks I was able to compress that into a single post today.

First we visited Legoland, and he has probably left one of the most vivid impressions. Whether because that was the first, whether due to the fact that the youngest loves LEGO and we have a whole house filled with his crafts.

The main feature of Legoland is miniland is, that is famous buildings and cities, built in miniature out of LEGO parts:

Here you can clearly see the scale of buildings:

Everything is thought out and designed to the smallest detail:

On the paths of the Park offer large pieces of LEGO. This is just my copy – 2 camera, smile, shopping bags with lenses and complexion:

The rides in this Park designed for small children. Younger, who on this day was the birthday, and squealed with delight: Continue reading

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