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Dalian-Wanda Group Begins Construction on Company’s First Theme Park Coaster

Beijing, China (September 11, 2014) — Wanda’s first rollercoaster started assembly on September 1 in Xishuangbanna Theme Park in Yunnan Province.

The roller coaster, which has a total investment value of 100 million yuan, was created by leading roller coaster design firm Bollinger & Mabillard. Standing at a height of 40 meters and a total length of 900 meters, the ride will serve as the leading entertainment attraction for the Xishuangbanna Theme Park as well as the entire region.

Xishuangbanna International Resort is located near Jinghong City, Yunnan Province. The project occupies a total area of 6 square kilometers. The resort will house a theme park, vacation hotels, Banna Show theatre, a commercial center and a new tourism town.

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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