POST YOUR JOB ONLINE
Free ezine/digital edition sign up
Jobs   News   Features   Video    Products   Magazine      Advertise  
PRODUCT NEWS
Triotech reimagines Knott's Bear-y Tales as new 4D dark ride
09 Dec 2019 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Knott's Bear-y Tales: Return to the Fair will open in 2020
Triotech, a supplier and designer of interactive and immersive attractions, has announced a new partnership with Knott's Berry Farm, that will see the company develop a new attraction to celebrate the park's centenary.

The new ride, called Knott's Bear-y Tales: Return to the Fair, is expected to open in 2020. It will act as a sequel to the original Knott's Bear-y Tales dark ride, which opened in 1975 and was designed by Disney Imagineer Rolly Crump. The original ride was located in the Roaring 20's themed area of the park and closed in 1986 after eleven years of operation.

A 4D interactive dark ride, Knott's Bear-y Tales: Return to the Fair, is set 34 years after the original ride and will follow original characters Boysen and Girlsen Bear on their travels to the Country Fair to win the blue ribbon prize for their boysenberry pies, before they encounter Crafty Coyote and his mischevious pups intent on stealing the pies. Guests will make their way through a series whimsical scenes, trying to score points anrecover the stolen pies in ride vehicles equipped with jelly blasters.

In addition to designing the attraction, Triotech will also create the scenic theming and produce the animation and gaming systems throughout.

Ernest Yale, founder, president and CEO of Triotech, said: "For this unique attraction, the Knott's team gave us access to a wealth of archive materials that have been key understanding the original Knott's Bear-y Tales®."

Jon Storbeck, VP and general manager of Knott's Berry Farm, said: "The return of Knott's Bear-y Tales is perfect for the 100th anniversary because it brings one of the park's most ostalgic and beloved attractions in an innovative 4D dark ride format that will delight an entirely new generation of fans."

Nol Van Genuchten, VP creative at Triotech, said: "Knott's Bear-yTales carries a great significance and evokes an intense sense of nostalgia for those who first experienced the ride as children in the '70s and '80s. It's our goal to capture the spirit, creativity and originality that made this dark ride such a success and thus honouring the cherished memories of the original attraction."
PRODUCT NEWS
Ritz Carlton co-founder joins Frontline Summit 2020 as keynote speaker
Frontline work has never been more important and frontline workers are the largest class of workers on the planet, as well as the most impactful group on the experience customers get.
Matrix takes its partnership with Renault Sport racing team up a gear
Matrix Fitness, the commercial brand of Johnson Health Tech, has announced the renewal of its long term partnership with the Renault F1 Team.
Premier Software Solutions offers scalable software for single or multi-site businesses
Premier Software Solutions' flagship business management system, Core by Premier Software, is the leading single and multi-site solution designed specifically for the spa, wellness and leisure industries.
Power Plate kicks off campaign to support fitness industry deliver health and wellness in one solution
Power Plate, the global leader in whole-body vibration training equipment, is encouraging its community to stay fighting fit this winter with a campaign intended to encourage comfort and confidence, as well as boosting health and wellness.
Gympass sees success after pivoting to digital
As the COVID-19 lockdown forced the temporary closure of businesses across the country, the outlook for companies supplying services to corporate partners looked precarious.
Annual Fitness & Active Brands Summit offering invaluable insight from over 40 leading industry speakers
Join the second Annual Fitness & Active Brands Summit and walk away with the expertise you need to transform your business model and maximise the US$59.23bn virtual fitness market opportunity.
Cryotherapy specialists, L&R Kältetechnik, launch new artofcryo.com division
L&R Kältetechnik has launched a new division, named artofcryo.com, after 30 years’ experience with -110 °C electrical solutions.
Life Fitness introduces new Axiom Series of strength equipment
Life Fitness has launched a new line of strength equipment targeting the commercial market.
CAWS unveils new programme designed to help trainers work with guests recovering from COVID-19
Educational company, CAWS, has launched a new programme to help educate trainers on how to support members recovering from COVID-19.
Core Health & Fitness announces Michel Somford as director of European sales
Core Health & Fitness has appointed Michel Somford, a 25-year industry veteran, as director of European sales.
The Virtual Revolution: Hutchison Technologies help operators motivate members
Hutchison Technologies virtual solutions are helping operators expand their virtual offering and get motivated members back into the club.
Volution explains how to drive the lifetime value of members through virtual engagement
In April 2020, two-thirds of the world’s gyms went into temporary closure due to COVID-19.
+ More products  
LATEST JOBS
Personal trainers
Everyone Active
Salary: Unlimited earning potential
Job location: Aqua Vale Swimming & Fitness Centre, Aylesbury , United Kingdom
Personal trainers
Everyone Active
Salary: Unlimited earning potential
Job location: Swan Pool & Leisure Centre, Buckingham , United Kingdom
Personal trainers
Everyone Active
Salary: Unlimited earning potential
Job location: Wickford Swim and Sports Centre, Wickford , United Kingdom
Personal trainers
Everyone Active
Salary: Unlimited earning potential
Job location: Eversley Leisure Centre , United Kingdom
Personal trainers
Everyone Active
Salary: Unlimited earning potential
Job location: Basildon Sporting Village , United Kingdom
Personal trainers
Everyone Active
Salary: Unlimited earning potential
Job location: Hemel Hempstead Leisure Centre, UK , United Kingdom
+ More jobs  

COMPANY PROFILES
Harlands Group

Harlands Group is the leading provider of membership management services to leisure operators, proce [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
 
+ More catalogues  

VIDEO GALLERY

FreeMotion Fitness - Freemotion FUSION Team Training
The High-Intensity Cardio-Strength Training. Find out more...
+ More videos  

DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

17-23 Oct 2020

World Leisure Congress 2020

Pinggu, Beijing, China
20-23 Oct 2020

SPATEC Europe

Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, Quarteira, Portugal
+ More diary  
 
ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
 
HCM
LEISURE OPPORTUNITIES
HEALTH CLUB HANDBOOK
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2020
Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
PRODUCT NEWS
Triotech reimagines Knott's Bear-y Tales as new 4D dark ride
09 Dec 2019 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Knott's Bear-y Tales: Return to the Fair will open in 2020
Triotech, a supplier and designer of interactive and immersive attractions, has announced a new partnership with Knott's Berry Farm, that will see the company develop a new attraction to celebrate the park's centenary.

The new ride, called Knott's Bear-y Tales: Return to the Fair, is expected to open in 2020. It will act as a sequel to the original Knott's Bear-y Tales dark ride, which opened in 1975 and was designed by Disney Imagineer Rolly Crump. The original ride was located in the Roaring 20's themed area of the park and closed in 1986 after eleven years of operation.

A 4D interactive dark ride, Knott's Bear-y Tales: Return to the Fair, is set 34 years after the original ride and will follow original characters Boysen and Girlsen Bear on their travels to the Country Fair to win the blue ribbon prize for their boysenberry pies, before they encounter Crafty Coyote and his mischevious pups intent on stealing the pies. Guests will make their way through a series whimsical scenes, trying to score points anrecover the stolen pies in ride vehicles equipped with jelly blasters.

In addition to designing the attraction, Triotech will also create the scenic theming and produce the animation and gaming systems throughout.

Ernest Yale, founder, president and CEO of Triotech, said: "For this unique attraction, the Knott's team gave us access to a wealth of archive materials that have been key understanding the original Knott's Bear-y Tales®."

Jon Storbeck, VP and general manager of Knott's Berry Farm, said: "The return of Knott's Bear-y Tales is perfect for the 100th anniversary because it brings one of the park's most ostalgic and beloved attractions in an innovative 4D dark ride format that will delight an entirely new generation of fans."

Nol Van Genuchten, VP creative at Triotech, said: "Knott's Bear-yTales carries a great significance and evokes an intense sense of nostalgia for those who first experienced the ride as children in the '70s and '80s. It's our goal to capture the spirit, creativity and originality that made this dark ride such a success and thus honouring the cherished memories of the original attraction."
PRODUCT NEWS
Ritz Carlton co-founder joins Frontline Summit 2020 as keynote speaker
Frontline work has never been more important and frontline workers are the largest class of workers on the planet, as well as the most impactful group on the experience customers get.
Matrix takes its partnership with Renault Sport racing team up a gear
Matrix Fitness, the commercial brand of Johnson Health Tech, has announced the renewal of its long term partnership with the Renault F1 Team.
Premier Software Solutions offers scalable software for single or multi-site businesses
Premier Software Solutions' flagship business management system, Core by Premier Software, is the leading single and multi-site solution designed specifically for the spa, wellness and leisure industries.
Power Plate kicks off campaign to support fitness industry deliver health and wellness in one solution
Power Plate, the global leader in whole-body vibration training equipment, is encouraging its community to stay fighting fit this winter with a campaign intended to encourage comfort and confidence, as well as boosting health and wellness.
Gympass sees success after pivoting to digital
As the COVID-19 lockdown forced the temporary closure of businesses across the country, the outlook for companies supplying services to corporate partners looked precarious.
Annual Fitness & Active Brands Summit offering invaluable insight from over 40 leading industry speakers
Join the second Annual Fitness & Active Brands Summit and walk away with the expertise you need to transform your business model and maximise the US$59.23bn virtual fitness market opportunity.
Cryotherapy specialists, L&R Kältetechnik, launch new artofcryo.com division
L&R Kältetechnik has launched a new division, named artofcryo.com, after 30 years’ experience with -110 °C electrical solutions.
Life Fitness introduces new Axiom Series of strength equipment
Life Fitness has launched a new line of strength equipment targeting the commercial market.
CAWS unveils new programme designed to help trainers work with guests recovering from COVID-19
Educational company, CAWS, has launched a new programme to help educate trainers on how to support members recovering from COVID-19.
Core Health & Fitness announces Michel Somford as director of European sales
Core Health & Fitness has appointed Michel Somford, a 25-year industry veteran, as director of European sales.
The Virtual Revolution: Hutchison Technologies help operators motivate members
Hutchison Technologies virtual solutions are helping operators expand their virtual offering and get motivated members back into the club.
Volution explains how to drive the lifetime value of members through virtual engagement
In April 2020, two-thirds of the world’s gyms went into temporary closure due to COVID-19.
+ More products   
 
COMPANY PROFILES
Harlands Group

Harlands Group is the leading provider of membership management services to leisure operators, proce [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  

VIDEO GALLERY

FreeMotion Fitness - Freemotion FUSION Team Training
The High-Intensity Cardio-Strength Training. Find out more...
+ More videos  

DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

17-23 Oct 2020

World Leisure Congress 2020

Pinggu, Beijing, China
20-23 Oct 2020

SPATEC Europe

Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, Quarteira, Portugal
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2020

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS