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Cirque du Soleil plans its first theme park, chooses Mexico site
Cirque du Soleil plans its first theme park, chooses Mexico site

Cirque du Soleil plans to create and operate a major theme park that promises an immersive "entertainment experience" in Nuevo Vallarta on Mexico's west coast. It's a first for the Canadian company known for its elaborate circus-style shows that tour the world. Details in the announcement Wednesday were scant, except to say that ideas for the theme park near Puerto Vallarta are in development. Cirque is partnering with Mexican resort developer Grupo Vidanta on the project, which is expected to open in 2018. "Grupo Vidanta is offering us an amazing sandbox in which we can unleash our creativity," Cirque's founder, Guy Laliberte, said in the statement....

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