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Amazing Interactives Wins Contract for 5D Attraction from Ripleys

Middlesbrough, UK (November 5, 2012) — The Evening Gazette reports on the deal valued at £1.5m:

“It will create a 5D Dark Ride for Ripley Entertainment Inc, after boss Jim Pattison Jnr visited its Riverside Park premises.

“Ripley Entertainment has just bought the Guinness World Records brand and Jim Pattison Jnr’s group, which also spans oil and gas, agriculture, automotive and construction, is worth $7.3bn and is Canada’s second largest company.

“A venue for the Amazing Interactives ride has yet to be decided, but if it’s a success, it could be installed at more parks in the Ripley portfolio, which includes 90 attractions across ten countries.

“A further £30,000 contract to supply its successful Shark Attack, a 3D ride which was installed at Katmandu theme park in Majorca, has also been won by the company.”

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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