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 attraction of the Sochi amusement Park and rides “Sochi Park”
A Grand theme Park is the most interesting attraction in Sochi Olympic Park.
Here are the most modern and thrilling rides. For example, a roller coaster, “Quantum leap”: the maximum altitude of 58 meters and a speed of 105 kilometers per hour! In Russia there is nothing like it. Unique to our country is the attraction “the Firebird”, which is a free fall from a 65-meter height. Work and rides for the kids – “flying ship” carousel “Tea Cup” and others. In all there are 12 rides for the whole family.
The Park is divided into several themed zones, each offering a different, quite unlike the style of – “the land of heroes”, “Alley lights”, “the Edge of science and fiction”, “eco-village” and “Enchanted forest”. The Park alleys are decorated with fancy fountains and sculptures relevant to the topic area.
On the territory of “Sochi Park” children’s Museum “Experimentarium”, a fun and just focusing on the scientific achievements and physical laws. All exhibits can and should be touched with hands. Continue reading
Port Aventura is the largest amusement Park in Spain and part of a popular resort. Located in the heart of Tarragona, a 10-minute drive from Salou. The sixth most visited amusement Park in Europe, for a year it receives more than three million tourists.
PortAventura opened in 1995. Today is a theme Park with many rides, a water Park, several Golf courses and a huge lake in General, more than one million square meters. The Park continues to evolve and expand. In 2014, the opening of the family attraction “Angkor: adventure in the lost Kingdom”, which is a rafting on an artificial river with a length of 300 meters, full of dangers and wonders of the jungle. In addition, the Spanish Park Port Aventura was honored to be the first European resort to host of the famous Cirque du Soleil.
According to the organizers, PortAventura is divided into 6 areas. Each of them is dedicated to a civilization left a significant mark in history. Continue reading