Tag: Icon

NSM bringing Thunder, Lightning and Icon to EAG

NSM, Thunder, Lightning, Icon, EAG
Leading jukebox manufacturer NSM are roaring into this year’s EAG with three show-stopping pieces of music innovation - jukeboxes Thunder and Lightning, and Icon, their impressive new background music system. Launched in October,NSM’s flagship jukebox Thunder is a contactless-enabled,operator- friendly music machine that’s as pleasing to the eye as it is to thee ear. Thunder features an optional new lighting perimeter...

New data reveals visitor numbers still booming in Blackpool

Amusements operators across Blackpool can expect a bumper season if the increase in visitors it is experiencing continues. Visitor numbers are on the rise in Blackpool and the Fylde Coast according to new figures that analyse the resort’s transport network. A report by Blackpool Council revealed that the number of people using its car parks and trams in May and June...

ICON rollercoaster opens at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool ICON
Blackpool Pleasure Beach has launched its new £16.25m ICON ride, the UK’s first ever double-launch rollercoaster. The amusement park opened the new attraction - the biggest investment in its 122-year history - to the public last Friday, in time for the bank holiday weekend. The 80-second ride has acceleration equivalent to a Formula 1 racing car, going from zero to over...

Icon to launch at Blackpool Pleasure Beach this month

Icon Pleasure Beach
Blackpool Pleasure Beach has announced that its new £16.25m roller coaster will open to guests on Friday 25 May 2018. Amusement park stakeholders, experts and fans have been hotly anticipating the launch of Icon since work began on it in December 2016. Now Pleasure Beach management has con- firmed that their wait is almost over and that what has been billed...

Blackpool Pleasure Beach unveils its new Icon

Coinslot - Blackpool Icon
Blackpool Pleasure Beach has revealed the name of the new £16.25m rollercoaster, Icon, which will open next year.   The ride, which had gone under the working title of ‘Construction 2018’ until last week, was officially christened ‘Icon’ in a dramatic trailer published on the amusement park’s YouTube channel. The video gave visitors a computer-generated preview of what they could expect from...