INDONESIAN-BASED BATAVIA PIK, A GROUNDBREAKING RETAIL DESTINATION DESIGNED BY LEGACY ENTERTAINMENT IN COLLABORATION WITH AMANTARA (AGUNG SEDAYU GROUP), ANNOUNCES PHASE 1 OPENING AT GOLF ISLAND PIK
Hollywood, CA and Jakarta, Indonesia, May 2023 – Indonesia’s foremost developers, Agung Sedayu Group (ASG) and Salim Group, have announced that the first phase of Batavia PIK, a next-generation retail...
What it’s like to be a theme park designer
Growing up in Orange County, California, near Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm, he visited some of the world’s best theme parks on a regular basis.“Back then, it definitely wasn’t cool...
LOTTE WORLD ADVENTURE BUSAN THEME PARK, DESIGNED BY LEGACY ENTERTAINMENT, CELEBRATES ITS ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH SIGNIFICANT ATTENDANCE MILESTONE
Previous image Next image Busan, S. Korea, March 31, 2023 – Concurrent with its first-year anniversary, Lotte World Busan has reasons to celebrate – 1.4 million reasons to be specific....
AS MACAU REBOUNDS, LEGACY ENTERTAINMENT IS DEVELOPING NEW ATTRACTIONS & PARKS TARGETING NEW, NON-GAMING INITIATIVE
Previous image Next image Macau, China, February 27, 2023 – In an historic move, Macau’s ‘Big Six’ Casino operators have been granted ten-year extensions of their gaming licenses in exchange...
SHANGHAI HAICHANG OCEAN PARK, DESIGNED BY LEGACY ENTERTAINMENT, AWARDED ‘CHINA’S BEST THEME PARK’ BY CHINA’S THEME PARK RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Previous image Next image Shanghai, China, January 16, 2023 – As it approaches the fifth anniversary of its grand opening, Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park has been named “China’s Best Theme...
LEGACY ENTERTAINMENT CONTINUES ITS ROLE AS A GLOBAL INDUSTRY LEADER IN ASIAN TERRITORIES WITH 16 MAJOR PROJECTS IN VARIOUS STAGES OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
Previous image Next image LEGACY ENTERTAINMENT CONTINUES ITS ROLE AS A GLOBAL INDUSTRY LEADER IN ASIAN TERRITORIES WITH 16 MAJOR PROJECTS IN VARIOUS STAGES OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION Hollywood, CA,...
LOTTE WORLD ADVENTURE BUSAN THEME PARK CELEBRATES OVER 500,000 ATTENDANCE MILESTONE IN FIRST 100 DAYS AS UPCOMING, NEW ATTRACTIONS COME ONLINE
Previous image Next image LOTTE WORLD ADVENTURE BUSAN THEME PARK, DESIGNED BY LEGACY ENTERTAINMENT, CELEBRATES OVER 500,000 ATTENDANCE MILESTONE IN FIRST 100 DAYS, AS UPCOMING, NEW ATTRACTIONS COME ONLINE Hollywood, CA & Busan, South...
VIETNAM’S LARGEST & MOST HIGH-TECH AQUARIUM, CELEBRATES ITS GRAND OPENING AT VINWONDERS THEME PARK
Previous image Next image VIETNAM’S LARGEST & MOST HIGH-TECH AQUARIUM, DESIGNED BY LEGACY ENTERTAINMENT, CELEBRATES ITS GRAND OPENING AT VINWONDERS THEME PARKHollywood, CA, and Phu Quoc, Vietnam – May 2,...
ALL-NEW LOTTE WORLD THEME PARK, DESIGNED BY LEGACY ENTERTAINMENT, CELEBRATES ITS GRAND OPENING IN BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA, WITH FIRST WEEKS QUICKLY SOLD OUT
Previous image Next image ALL-NEW LOTTE WORLD THEME PARK, DESIGNED BY LEGACY ENTERTAINMENT, CELEBRATES ITS GRAND OPENING IN BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA, WITH FIRST WEEKS QUICKLY SOLD OUT Hollywood, CA, and...
LOTTE WORLD ADVENTURE BUSAN THEME PARK ANNOUNCES OPENING DATE OF MARCH 31
Lotte World BusanLotte World Busan Previous image Next image LOTTE WORLD ADVENTURE BUSAN THEME PARK, DESIGNED BY LEGACY ENTERTAINMENT, ANNOUNCES OPENING DATE OF MARCH 31Hollywood, CA, and Busan, South Korea, March 1,...
SHANGHAI HAICHANG OCEAN PARK NAMED “2021’S MOST POPULAR ATTRACTION” BY THE CHINA CULTURAL TOURISM INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT FORUM
Legacy Entertainment, a leading theme park, and resort design company, is celebrating its involvement in an award-winning large-scale theme park development.
Legacy entertainment to bring hollywood magic to indonesia’s pik-2 mega development, including “next generation” malls & retail complexes
Hollywood, CA and Jakarta, Indonesia, January 2022 – Hollywood-based entertainment design firm Legacy Entertainment, currently celebrating its 20th anniversary year,
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. Over the course of...
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 future of retail is...
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 Enlight Media, China’s largest...
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