Imagine sitting in a seat with you legs dangling high above the Swedish capital of Stockholm. Suddenly, your chair is tilted more than 90 degrees, and you’re staring face-first at the ground.Then comes the drop…
What will the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union mean for the amusement park and attractions industry?
Park World is pleased to confirm that the Maurer portfolio of rollercoasters is to be marketed by a new entity called Maurer Rides GmbH as Maurer AG (formerly Maurer Söhne) concentrates its efforts on its structural protection systems division.
Russian authorities have given the green light to the Moschanko Investment Group’s (MIG) planned $4 billion (€3.6bn) theme park development between Moscow and Kaluga.
Members attending this May’s IAAPA EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) Spring Forum by the banks of Lake Garda in Northern Italy were treated to a rich itinerary comprising visits to three theme parks, a waterpark and an aquarium, plus a plethora of networking lunches, cocktail receptions and dinners.
Kentucky Kingdom, Louisville, Kentucky, has introduced its fifth rollercoaster, and the second since the park’s reopening three years ago under Ed Hart. Storm Chaser from Rocky Mountain Construction represents packs an abundance of thrills, writes Paul Ruben.
Adventureland Park, Des Moines, Iowa, has introduced The Monster, its first new rollercoaster since the addition of Outlaw back in 1993.
Georgia’s Six Flags White Water waterpark (north of Atlanta) has introduced Wahoo Racer, a multi-lane slide complex from WhiteWater that is the largest of its kind in the world.
Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington, has expanded the Gotham City section of the park with the addition of three villainous new rides.