Fårup Sommerland confirms hotel plans
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Fårup Sommerland confirms hotel plans

The award-winning Danish amusement park Fårup Sommerland is to realise its dream of resort status with the addition of a 4-star hotel, opening in 2016.

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Efteling mines Dutch history for new coaster name
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Efteling mines Dutch history for new coaster name

Opening in summer 2015, Efteling’s new dive coaster will be called Baron 1898.

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Cartoon Network Amazone
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Cartoon Network Amazone

  Over the years, the Thai resort of Pattaya hasn’t always enjoyed the most family-friendly reputation, but the arrival of two new waterparks should put the area back on the map. The first, which opened earlier this month in Bang Saray, is Cartoon Network Amazone.

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Lotte Water Park
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Lotte Water Park

Billed as “the Polynesian island in the South Pacific, Lotte Water Park opened this May in Gimhae, Busan, attracting impressive attendance figures form the start.

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Hurricane hits Atlanta
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Hurricane hits Atlanta

Six Flags Over Georgia (SFOG) is the latest ‘Flags property in the United States to add a Hurricane Harbor-branded waterpark.  Best of all, guests can enjoy its four new water attractions included in the price of regular amusement park admission.

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Verrückt – insane fun in Kansas City!
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Verrückt – insane fun in Kansas City!

The world’s tallest waterslide is now thrilling guests at Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark.

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Aquatropica
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Aquatropica

Empex Watertoys’ new line of leafy interactive water features bring a tropical twist to any waterpark, splash park or water playground, including the new Parque Warner Beach in Madrid.

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Be fresh, be cool – the 4 ‘R’s of waterpark revitalisaiton
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Be fresh, be cool – the 4 ‘R’s of waterpark revitalisaiton

For many guests, one of the main attractions of waterparks is that they are fresh and cool. But what happens when your property is no longer fresh and not very cool? Forrec’s Glenn A O’Connor offers advice on how to re-“fresh” your waterpark.

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Touring exhibits – the flexible attraction alternative
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Touring exhibits – the flexible attraction alternative

Looking for a new attraction but don’t have the time or the budget to commit to a multi-million thrill ride? A touring exhibit, such as Angry Birds Universe, could be for you!

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Arthur – In the Minimoys Kingdom
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Arthur – In the Minimoys Kingdom

By the park’s own admission it’s “the most intricate indoor attraction in the entire history of Europa-Park”. After several setbacks, Arthur – In the Minimoys Kingdom has been entertaining families since the summer at the popular venue near Freiburg, Germany.