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Condor flies over Copenhagen
15/01/2016 Read More →

Condor flies over Copenhagen

Here’s what the latest Condor from Huss Park Attractions will look like when it opens this April at Tivoli in Copenhagen. The famous Danish park is marketing Fatamorgana as a 3-in-1 attraction. The new ride is based on the Huss’ Condor 2G (2nd generation) and offers a choice of two kinds of ride gondola that […]

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New dark ride will be Efteling’s most expensive attraction ever
12/01/2016 Read More →

New dark ride will be Efteling’s most expensive attraction ever

Set to open in summer 2017, Symbolica: Palace of Fantasy is the name of Efteling’s big new dark ride that will l be built in the centre of the famous Dutch park as part of its 65th anniversary celebrations.

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Alton Towers joins space race with VR coaster
12/01/2016 Read More →

Alton Towers joins space race with VR coaster

The famous British park Alton Towers is to give one of its biggest attractions an intergalactic upgrade with the introduction of the world’s first full-scale virtual reality (VR) rollercoaster experience.

Posted in: Park News
Queen makes Smart move
12/01/2016 Read More →

Queen makes Smart move

Gary Smart, the chairman of Harbour Park on the south coast of England, has been recognised in The Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.

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Wet ‘n Wild Orlando – the waterpark that made waves in the industry
04/01/2016 Read More →

Wet ‘n Wild Orlando – the waterpark that made waves in the industry

Following the announcement that 2016 will be the last season for Wet ‘n Wild Orlando, Park World pays tribute to what is widely acknowledged to be the world’s first waterpark by publishing an exclusive extract from park founder George Millay’s 2003 biography The Wave Maker.

Posted in: Park Profiles
Gramado – the Brazilian city that means business when it comes to Christmas
21/12/2015 Read More →

Gramado – the Brazilian city that means business when it comes to Christmas

Santa, chocolate, lights, shows and snow. What’s not to like about the Brazilian city that has made Christmas a particularly popular – and very profitable – focal point of the year, asks Astrid González Nariño.

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Italian Rides Meeting 2015
21/12/2015 Read More →

Italian Rides Meeting 2015

A bunch of park operators and travelling showmen were wined, dined and shown inside the factories of over 15 Italian ride factories just before Christmas.

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SongSong Town – the FEC that made a shopping mall sing
18/12/2015 Read More →

SongSong Town – the FEC that made a shopping mall sing

A shopping mall owner/operator from the northern Chinese city of Harbin reckons he’s hit on a fresh family entertainment centre concept and he plans to roll out it out to half a dozen new locations around the country.

Posted in: Park Profiles
Socially acceptable road rage
18/12/2015 Read More →

Socially acceptable road rage

Park Hoppin’ with Paul Ruben The winter of 2014/15 brought an unusually large amount of snow to North America. And with the snow came scenes on my television screen of automobile carnage on the slippery snow-covered roads.

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Manufacturer News – January 2016
18/12/2015 Read More →

Manufacturer News – January 2016

What’s on the order books of Mack Rides, Gerstlauer, KMG, Intamin and Vekoma (pictured)?

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