At end of September 2016, Intamin’s newest LSM Launch Coaster, named “Soaring with Dragon”, opened at Hefei Wanda Cultural Tourism City as the park’s signature attraction. One of the unique features of this LSM Launch Coaster is a ‘Swing Launch’. Utilizing Intamin’s most powerful LSM drive system, the trains are first launched forwards into the first part of the loop, then launched backwards reaching the 60 meters high vertical tower, along which the riders experience weightlessness and finally launched forwards again
On May 28th, 2016 Dalian Wanda Group’s newest theme park, Wanda Nanchang City Park, opened its gates to the public. Intamin proudly contributed to the success of the theme park with three signature rides, namely a Mega Coaster, a Gyro Drop and a Flying Island, two of them record breaking attractions in China.
On June 30th, the famous theme park opened a new, heavily themed area named ‘KLUGHEIM’. The key attraction is ‘TARON’, Intamin’s new LSM Multi Launch Coaster, breaking 4 records worldwide.
Right on time for the summer season, the Lands of Legends Theme Park in Antalya, Turkey opened its gates to the public beginning of July. The signature attraction of this world class water park is Intamin’s Water Coaster, named “Typhoon Coaster”.
After the great success of “Formula Rossa”, the World’s fastest Roller Coaster which opened in 2010, Ferrari World wanted once again to introduce a record breaking ride. But this time, they were looking for a coaster themed and designed around the history of the famous Ferrari brand. Count Francesco Baracca’s mother is actually behind the story of Ferrari’s logo.
The European Star Award ceremony, hosted at Liseberg, in Gothenburg during the Euro Attraction Show, Kirmes and Park Revue unveiled the 2015 winners. And Intamin has been rewarded for a number of rides. Two Intamin rides won the 1st place and two others ranked #2. In the category “Europe’s Best Water Ride” Intamin is very proud that our very innovative “Flume Ride – with Backwards Drop” “Chiapas” in Phantasialand, Germany, which entered the competition last year as #4 Best New Ride, is now #1 Best Water Ride.
Wanda Group is currently developing several world-class theme parks in China. Intamin is keen to be part of this process and proud to be one of the suppliers for the Wanda Group. End of September 2015, their first theme park in in the South of China opened, namely in Xishuangbanna.
Amusement Today has released the Golden Ticket Awards results. Proved to be one of the most renowned and prestigious award in the amusement industry, it is a great honor to receive it. This year, as the last several years, Intamin’s Roller Coasters are featured on the top of the list. Since 2001, two Intamin Roller Coasters are ‘fighting’ for the 1st place.
The winners of the 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Roller Coasters in America are in! Nominees in the contest, sponsored by USA TODAY and 10Best.com, were chosen by a panel of experts and voted by the public. And Intamin proudly reports that three Intamin built coasters are prominently ranked under the top 10 coasters in America.
Djurs Sommerland and Intamin proudly announce that the ”Coaster Club Denmark” has voted the two Intamin Coasters in operation at Djurs Sommerland as the two best roller coasters in Denmark – “Juvelen”, Intamin’s Family Launch Coaster, is ranked 2nd and “Piraten”, Intamin’s Mega Lite Coaster, is ranked 1st and holds the crown for the best roller coaster in Denmark.
For those who say “everything’s-bigger-in-Texas”, obviously haven’t been to Florida lately. Known for its larger than life Theme Parks, Hotels and Attractions, Orlando, Florida opened on May 4, 2015, one of the tallest Giant Wheels in the United States.
January 2015 marked a new era for Hello Kitty fans – the Japanese Iconic cat cartoon figure, who this year turns 40-years old, travels from her famous cartoon London suburban home to China, making her mark in Zhejiang province's, Anji county.