Archive for April, 2011

Texas Giant – bigger and better!
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Texas Giant – bigger and better!

Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington, Texas, is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the unveiling of a new-look Texas Giant – a wooden rollercoaster with steel track.

Waldameer – new for 2011
By 04/04/2011 Read More →

Waldameer – new for 2011

When Waldameer opens for the 2011 season on May 7, it will unveil an expansion at the north end of the park with three new rides. Here’s some exclusive construction shots from the Pennsylvania park.

Wooden Warrior takes shape
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Wooden Warrior takes shape

Featuring more than 1,200-feet (365-metres) of track, Wooden Warrior is one of the biggest attractions ever installed at Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury, Connecticut. Ahead of the 2011 season, which starts on April 23, we take a look at the ride’s progress.

Zippin’ Pippin’ at Bay Beach
By 04/04/2011 Read More →

Zippin’ Pippin’ at Bay Beach

New for 2011 at Bay Beach Amusement Park in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Zippin Pippin formerly operated at Libertyland in Tennessee. Park World previews the ride’s remergence.

Raptor at Gardaland
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Raptor at Gardaland

  Unveiled to Gardaland guests at the start of the season, Raptor is the world’s first winged rollercoaster from revered Swiss designer Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M). Read our full ride profile here.

Peppa Pig World
By 01/04/2011 Read More →

Peppa Pig World

Built at a cost of £6 million ($9.8/E6.8m), Peppa Pig World is the largest single project undertaken by Paultons Park in its 27-year history. The new land is home to a five-year-old talking pig, star of her own cartoon series and currently one of the hottest pre-school brands in the UK. Read Park World’s full […]

What mobile phone applications (“apps”) do you offer to your guests?
By 01/04/2011 Read More →

What mobile phone applications (“apps”) do you offer to your guests?

Volker Klaiber, Europa-Park, Germany (pictured): We offer our guests the Europa-Park Guide app, which consists of several components.

Counting Coasters
By 01/04/2011 Read More →

Counting Coasters

by Paul Ruben Ever since I was five years old I have enjoyed riding rollercoasters.

Skigypt!
By 01/04/2011 Read More →

Skigypt!

Following the success of Ski Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, developer Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) is to export its indoor snow concept to another hot country.

3D at sea!
By 01/04/2011 Read More →

3D at sea!

A stereoscopic 3D digital cinema is one of the signature features of Allure of the Seas, the largest cruise ship in the world and the latest vessel to be launched by Royal Caribbean International.