Archive for September, 2010

A farm park with a message
By 30/09/2010 Read More →

A farm park with a message

When it opens in 2012, Fairytale Farm in Oxfordshire, England, will be the first family farm attraction where everything is designed around the needs of children with sensory, learning and physical disabilities.

What deals do you offer on ride/admission tickets?
By 07/09/2010 Read More →

What deals do you offer on ride/admission tickets?

Robin Goh, Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore (pictured): There’s so much to do here that it really depends on what our guests prefer. They may choose to stay in one of our hotels, in which case they can opt for our resident circus theatrical, Voyage de la Vie. Most guests come with families and all they […]

Caution – klutz on board!
By 07/09/2010 Read More →

Caution – klutz on board!

by Paul Ruben Shoehorned into the maze of attractions on Mariner’s Landing, one of three Morey’s Piers in Wildwood, New Jersey, is the majestic sight of the decrepit, rusting merchant ship, the Ignis Fatuus. That’s Latin for foolish fire or light.

Grand Pier 2.0
By 07/09/2010 Read More →

Grand Pier 2.0

A fire in July 2008 wrecked the Grand Pier’s pavilion and most of the rides and attractions inside it at the English resort of Weston-super-Mare. As the pier’s owner’s unveil their £51 million ($79m/€61m) transformation, Park World takes an exclusive look at the progress that has been made.

Posted in: 2010, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
Shoot the Rapids
By 07/09/2010 Read More →

Shoot the Rapids

Cedar Point’s new Shoot the Rapids is a flume ride on steroids. The newest ride at the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park and resort opened earlier this summer, and has been drenching guests ever since.

Euro Attractions Show 2010
By 07/09/2010 Read More →

Euro Attractions Show 2010

The industry’s leading European get-together arrives in the Italian capital next month. Park World looks ahead to the week’s events at Euro Attractions Show (EAS) and asks, “are you ready for Rome?”

Leisure Industry Week 2010
By 07/09/2010 Read More →

Leisure Industry Week 2010

Play & Attractions is the new name for the family entertainment sector of Leisure Industry Week (LIW) in the UK, and it all kicks on September 21.

Terra Mitica makes changes
By 07/09/2010 Read More →

Terra Mitica makes changes

Terra Mitica, the Spanish theme park on the Costa del Sol, is to be closed for six months by its new owners as they make a number of changes and improvements.

Eden’s Eye opens at Drusillas
By 07/09/2010 Read More →

Eden’s Eye opens at Drusillas

Drusillas Park in England has replaced its old Bug World attraction with a maze courtesy of theming specialist Meticulous.

Giant’s Causeway tramway
By 07/09/2010 Read More →

Giant’s Causeway tramway

A new four-coach tram from Severn Lamb is now in service in Northern Ireland, offering a welcome diversion for visitors to the Giant’s Causeway UNESCO World Heritage Site.