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LEGACY ENTERTAINMENT ENDS RECORD YEAR WITH OVER $1-BILLION OF PROJECTS CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION AROUND THE GLOBE

Hollywood, California, November 15, 2021 – Legacy Entertainment, a leading entertainment design studio, is celebrating the close of a record year

Legacy Entertainment celebrates 10 years of partnership with Lotte World
Legacy Entertainment, a leading theme park and resort design company, is celebrating ten years of successful collaboration with Lotte World, the number one theme park in South Korea. […]
Legacy Entertainment launches Destination Dining initiative
Legacy Entertainment, a leading theme park and resort design company, has announced that it currently has three food-focused projects in development, in Saudi Arabia, Indonesia and China. “The […]
Chimelong Group opening marine science park in 2021

Chimelong Group has announced the opening of a marine science park, known as Zhuhai Chimelong Marine Science Park, in 2021.

Legacy Entertainment & Enlight Media to create Enlight China Movie World
Legacy Entertainment, a leading theme park and resort design company, has been chosen to design the new Enlight Movie World project. Legacy Entertainment has been selected by […]
Legacy Entertainment celebrates award-winning Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

The Legacy Entertainment-designed Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park was recognized with three major awards at this year’s Golden Crown Awards. These are Outstanding Themed Land Park, Outstanding Family Entertainment Center and Outstanding Social Media Famous Tourist Attraction.

Legacy Entertainment wins honours and awards for Asian projects

Legacy Entertainment, a leading theme park and resort design company, has won awards for three projects in Asia, including Macau Studio City and the Kingdom of Poseidon.

Legacy Entertainment Reopen Haichang Ocean Park

Legacy Entertainment, a leading theme park, and resort design company, has announced that Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park will reopen on 20 March 2020.

16 new zoo and aquarium projects to watch in 2020

In fact, AZA released research in 2019 which showed that its accredited venues across the US added $24 billion to the country’s economy. As we enter a new decade, there are several exciting new zoo and aquarium projects underway across the globe.

Legacy Entertainment selected to design new Happy Valley theme park

Legacy Entertainment, a leading theme park and resort design company, has been chosen by China’s OCT Group to design a new Happy Valley theme park in Zhengzhou.

Legacy Entertainment announces two new projects in Asia for 2020

Legacy Entertainment, a leading theme park and resort design company, has two upcoming projects set to debut in 2020. China’s Chimelong Marine Science park will open in May and Vietnam’s Vinpearl Sea Shell is set to open in July.

WhiteWater announces three Brass Ring Awards wins at IAAPA Expo 2019

WhiteWater is pleased to announce that it has been recognized at IAAPA’s Brass Ring awards for three separate products at this year’s event. Over/Under, Spinning Rapids Ride, and Tailspin were all named in the Best New Product Category.

Legacy Entertainment reflects on a successful year ahead of IAAPA Expo 2019

Legacy Entertainment, a leading theme park and resort design company, is celebrating the completion of several successful projects for 2019 under the leadership of new partners, before the team heads to IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida next month.

Legacy Entertainment and Advanced Aquarium Technologies announce unique new aquarium in Vietnam

Legacy Entertainment, a leading theme park, and resort design company, and Advanced Aquarium Technologies, a leading specialist in public aquarium products, have announced their new turtle-shaped aquarium will debut on Phu Quoc Island in early 2020.

Spirit of old Shanghai comes alive at Dream Bund theme park, designed by Legacy Entertainment

Dream Bund movie studio and theme park, the latest Chinese project designed by Legacy Entertainment, enjoyed its grand opening on Saturday, August 17. Celebrating colonial-era Shanghai, the park is located in Hengdian, Zhejiang Province.

Trans Studio Cibubur – a new kind of world-class indoor attraction

The park is something of a phenomenon: a major all-indoor theme park with world-class rides by some of the industry’s biggest names.

Legacy Entertainment announces launch of “Pacific Rim: Shatterdome Strike”

Legacy Entertainment, a leading theme park and resort design company, has announced the launch of its groundbreaking new ride at Trans Studio Cibubur in Indonesia.

IAAPA Expo Asia 2019: a record-breaking landing in Shanghai

The record-breaking event was hosted at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China. Over 11,400 industry professionals from 80 countries attended IAAPA Expo Asia. This represented a 25% increase in buyers from last year’s expo in Hong Kong.

WhiteWater opens world’s longest spinning rapids ride

WhiteWater, a leading waterpark manufacturer, has announced the opening of Lava Drifting at Shanghai Haiching Ocean Park. The Spinning Rapids Fusion water ride is the longest spinning rapids ride in the world, and the first spinning rapids ride with actual rapid rivers.

Biggest ever IAAPA Expo Asia arrives in Shanghai

The first event under its new name of IAAPA Expo Asia kicked off in Shanghai on Wednesday, June 12. Formerly known as Asian Attractions Expo (AAE), the show continues until Friday, June 14.

The China Attractions Expo 2019: VR galore in the Forbidden City

The first of China Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (CAAPA)two large-scale exhibitions for the year, the second is set for October in Shanghai.

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park: China’s award-winning new marine theme park

Ocean Park in Hong Kong remains widely admired within the attractions industry. The 42-year-old park’s setting is spectacular. However, it was the HK$5.5 billion (US$700m) Master Redevelopment Plan implemented by Tom Mehrmann that transformed the hilltop property overlooking the South China Sea into a leaner, cleaner destination with truly world-class facilities.

Christie deliver projection at Twin dome Sky Theater at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

Christie projection is at the heart of marine-themed multimedia show entertaining guests at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park.

World’s first ‘stunt show dark ride’ announced for Trans Studio Bali

A ‘stunt show dark ride’ has been revealed as the first of several signature attractions planned for the new Trans Studio Bali theme park in Indonesia.

IAAPA reveals Brass Ring Award winners 2018

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) presented its annual Brass Ring Awards on Wednesday, November 14, during IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando.

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park opens

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park opened to the public on 16 November after five years of development and construction. The $795 million theme park was designed by Legacy Entertainment.

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park and Trans Studio theme park news from Legacy

The projects were announced by Taylor Jeffs, the Hollywood-based design firm‘s president and chief creative officer, at IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando.

IAAPA 2018: not to be missed at the IAAPA Attractions Expo this week

The IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018 in Orlando, Florida takes place 13 to 16 November at the city’s Orange County Convention Center. It’s a hugely exciting week and here are some of the reasons why.

Legacy Entertainment celebrates ‘unprecedented workload’ ahead of IAAPA Expo

Leading theme park designer, Legacy Entertainment, has described the size of its current workload as ‘unprecedented’ ahead of next week’s IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando.

Rebranded Legacy Entertainment to announce major new projects at IAAPA Expo

Leading theme park and resort design company, Legacy Entertainment, is set to launch its new brand identity and announce major upcoming projects at next month’s IAAPA Expo in Orlando.

Lotte World reveals details of “Lotte’s Magic Forest” theme park, Busan

The first phase of Lotte’s Magic Forest will feature over a dozen family rides and attractions, anchored by two signature roller coaster experiences in an area of over 100,000 square meters.

Legacy GGE: Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park development

Legacy GGE is a global leader in entertainment design and creating attractions. The company provides a range of services from concept design and master planning to show development and project management.

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park, designed by Legacy | GGE announces opening date

The world’s biggest theme park debut of 2018, Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park is set to open on September 28th. It is designed by Hollywood, CA-based Legacy | GGE.

Taylor Jeffs new President, CCO as Gary Goddard takes leave from The Goddard Group

Taylor Jeffs has taken on the role of President and Chief Creative Officer (CCO) at The Goddard Group, the leading international entertainment design firm as its founder and CEO, Gary Goddard takes a leave of absence.

Goddard Group celebrates 15th anniversary at IAAPA 2017: 6 landmark immersive projects mark ‘a banner year’

A world leader in the design and creation of themed entertainment attractions and experiences, Goddard Group, will be celebrating its 15th anniversary at the IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida.

CalArts launches new course in experience design and themed entertainment

The School of Theatre at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) is now offering students the chance to study experience design and themed entertainment as part of its BFA Design and Production Programme.

Picsolve signs 5 year deal with Studio City Macau for digital content creation

Leading digital content creation and distribution partner for world-class visitor destinations, Picsolve, has signed a five-year deal with Studio City, Macau.

$4bn Magic World of Russia Theme Park: Land Registered in Obninsk

The $4 billion theme park in the Kaluga region of Russia will be financed by investors from the US and Middle East. Construction is expected to take about five years.

Work starts on Qingyuan Chimelong International Forest Resort

Work began in late December on the main project and hotels of the Qingyuan Chimelong International Forest Resort. LA-based experience design firm The Goddard Group has been working closely with Chimelong over the last year.

Goddard Group Unveils Details of Immersive Projects Worldwide Including 5 Major Destinations

Global entertainment design company, Goddard Group, has revealed further details of a raft of immersive projects around the world ahead of the IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando.

Goddard Group to Showcase Mexico Cirque du Soleil & Theme Parks Projects in China

Leading entertainment design firm, Goddard Group has revealed details about the company’s upcoming projects across Asia, in Mexico, and around the world, including four attractions currently under construction.

Leading in Asia: The Philippines’ Enchanted Kingdom

Mario Mamon has created one of Asia’s leading theme parks, and the first of its kind in the Philippines, The Enchanted Kingdom, where attendance has grown to 1.8 million.

Goddard Group Lead Design on New $3.2bn Studio City Casino and Resort, Macau

Goddard Group, a world leader in the design, master planning, development, and production of major integrated resorts and destination theme parks worldwide, acted as lead design firm on $3.2bn Studio City casino and resort which opened today in Macau.

Goddard Group Projects Worldwide: “Shanghai Bund”, Lotte World and “Broadway 4D”

Goddard Group announces projects in South Korea, China, Indonesia, New York, and Las Vegas Visit The Goddard Group at IAAPA 2013 Booth # 1358 The Goddard Group, designers of mega-resort and themed entertainment projects, have announced a series of exciting projects around the world.

Gary Goddard and The Goddard Group Master Plan and Design $ 1.9 Billion Mega-Resort “Galaxy World Macau” Opening in China May 15th

Gary Goddard and his company, Hollywood, CA-based Goddard Group, have announced their completed roles in the concept, master planning, schematic design, and show design on behalf of the massive, $ 1.9 (U.S.) billion mega-resort “Galaxy World Macau

LEGACY ENTERTAINMENT has received the widest variety of Awards and Recognitions in the Themed Entertainment Industry.

We have selected 10 honors representing the breadth of our capabilities.
2019

Blooloop Top 11 Dark Rides of Past Decade

Pacific Rim: Shatterdome Strike
2019

#1 Ferris Wheel in the World by Theme Park Crazy

Studio City Macau Golden Reel
2019

IAAPA Brass Ring Award – Best New Product

Lava Drifting Spinning Rapids Ride at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park
2019

CAAPA Best Theme Park

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park
2018

Blooloop 50 Influencers

Taylor Jeffs
2017

International Gaming Awards Integrated Resort of the Year

Studio City Macau
2012

International Gaming Awards Integrated Resort of the Year

Galaxy
2009

Supplier of the Year

Amusement Today Golden Ticket Awards
2009

Tony Award for Best Musical

HAIR on Broadway
2005

Themed Entertainment Award

Georgia Aquarium