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The Joy of The Jordanian Family Is Fully Returned to Action

Except for the need to wear masks in family entertainment centers, all current restrictions on the entertainment industry in Jordan have been lifted. Michel Koborsi, owner of the new Ryze High trampoline park in the center of the capital Amman, told InterGame this weekend: “We were allowed to reopen in June, but the capacity was reduced to 50% and we must wear masks. But now everything is back to normal. ” Koborsi said his park opened last year with his partner [...]

The Saudi Entertainment Show Has Begun

The 3rd Saudi Entertainment Expo and Summit opened last week at the Frontline Exhibition Center in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia.   There was a large number of registered visitors from Saudi Arabia. Inevitably, as the travel embargo is effective for many people, there are very few people from western countries. But some industry folks in neighboring Middle Eastern countries are visible. There are 120 exhibitors in this exhibition, including some well-known companies in the supply sector, represented by local distributors. Due [...]

Mixed Australian Industrial Assets

Australian clubs and bars are reported to have seen a 65% drop in revenue this year, and FEC revenue has performed quite well during the pandemic. According to InterGame, despite a rapid blockade, the situation is improving, as 50% of the population now has at least one dose of the vaccine. Government sources said Australia’s gambling tax fell 13.1% from 2020, with the biggest drop in Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria. The culprit in the autumn was a [...]

Family Entertainment Centre Group Suffers In Lockdown

Adbul Mohsen Al Hokair Group, the largest FEC operator in the Middle East, lost 69.95 million rials (15.9 million euros) in the second quarter, while its net profit for the same period in 2020 was 2.07 million. (471.9 million euros). The quarter’s loss increased by 17.67%, while the first quarter’s loss was just over 60 million rials (13.6 million euros). In a statement released by the Saudi Tadawul Stock Exchange, the company said the loss for the quarter was due to [...]

UAE Entertainment Industry Recovery Continues

The entertainment industry in the United Arab Emirates continues to show signs of recovery from the epidemic, said the president of one of the largest operating companies in the region. Alain Bejjani, CEO of retail and entertainment firm Majid Al Futtaim Holding, reports that current data for the second quarter of this year shows that the recovery is continuing. Consumer spending showed that online sales increased by 17% in the first half of 2021 and consumer spending in retail stores [...]

India Has Over 250 Family Recreation Centers

The latest Indian-based entertainment industry statistics show that the country has between 250 and 300 locations. The largest operator is TEEG Time Zone, which will have 53 locations by the end of the year. In addition, there are a few small shops that have two skill games on the test and playground type locations, but despite the total, not more than 800. The Indian market is dominated by Middle Eastern-style anchors in supermarkets, some of which are of Dubai quality. The main [...]

Indian City Plans Amusement Park

An amusement park is being planned for the Indian city of Tiruchi , in the south of the country, reported by The Hindu newspaper. The city authorities have decided that the facility is long overdue and plans to establish batting cages, go-karts, bumper boats, roller coasters and water slides in the new venue. A suitable site is now being sought and a detailed project report will be compiled. Currently, many new amusement parks are opening in many places. Also if you are interested in [...]

U.S. FEC Business “back like an avalanche”

Business in the US FECs industry has “returned like an avalanche”, said Pete Gustafson, vice president of AMOA, the operators’ trade association. Gustafson said in a recent edition of the organisation’s newsletter Loose Change: “From the very first event I attended during show week (Amusement Expo International), the Annual President’s Reception, until the show closed I witnessed an industry roaring back after one of – if not the – worst periods in its history. “If you told me six months ago, [...]

US Operator Opens 16th FEC

It is reported that a new FEC at Pineville, North Carolina, US, named Spare Time will open next month. The location will have bowling, laser tag, escape rooms and a large arcade with F&B facilities on-site. The new location is operated by Spare Time Entertainment and will be the company’s 16th location. The Pineville venue is located in a former sporting goods shop opposite the Carolina Place Mall. It will cover 50,000sq.ft and the bowling facility will have 14 lanes. The game [...]

A New Bahrain Entertainment Center Opens To Welcome Guests

The largest indoor FEC in Bahrain. Funscape World is located in the Dilmunia shopping mall and has four themed areas: Funscape Adventure, Funscape Ice, Funscape Sports and the latest Funscape Play. Mohammed Binduage Al Harifa from the shopping mall said: Bats have raised the standard of indoor entertainment in Bahrain. Very suitable for performances. ” Assistant Life Rebecca Charlotte Arnold said: Today, Play Zone offers a variety of arcade games, surrender towers, roller coasters, bumper cars, halfway games, VR games, videos, voting, [...]

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