Archive for August, 2011

Europa-Park woodie takes shape
By 31/08/2011 Read More →

Europa-Park woodie takes shape

Construction work has started on the new wooden coaster at Germany’s leading theme park – as these pictures show.

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
By 19/08/2011 Read More →

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Ripley Entertainment is to build a $130-million aquarium at the base of the CN Tower in Toronto, Canada.

First B&M 300-footer for Canada’s Wonderland
By 19/08/2011 Read More →

First B&M 300-footer for Canada’s Wonderland

This coming spring, Canada’s Wonderland near Toronto will unveil the 306-feet-tall (93m) Leviathan, one of the biggest and tallest rollercoasters in the world.

Poland’s first theme park
By 12/08/2011 Read More →

Poland’s first theme park

Others have tried and failed, but Peter Jan Mulder, chairman and CEO of Les Palm sp zoo, believes the time is right to develop Poland’s first theme park resort. Park World speaks to him to find out more. 

Posted in: 2011, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
Euro Attractions Show 2011
By 12/08/2011 Read More →

Euro Attractions Show 2011

This September it’s back to where it all began as Euro Attractions Show (EAS) returns to London for the first time in a decade.

Dark In The Park 2011
By 12/08/2011 Read More →

Dark In The Park 2011

Park World’s annual dark rides review is back with a selection of nine new attractions entertaining guests at parks around the world this season. Read the full feature here…

Maus au Chocolat
By 12/08/2011 Read More →

Maus au Chocolat

Phantasialand’s head of marketing, Birgit Reckersdrees, explains why the German’s park’s new attraction – a mix of dark ride and high-tech shooting gallery – is perfect for all the family.

WindSeeker
By 12/08/2011 Read More →

WindSeeker

Canada’s Wonderland is one of four Cedar Fair-operated parks in North America taking excitement to new heights this season with the addition of WindSeeker, the new towering swing ride from Mondial. Read the full feature here…

Twister at Gröna Lund
By 12/08/2011 Read More →

Twister at Gröna Lund

Squeezing another coaster into  was never going to be easy. Here Peter Osbeck, rides manager of the Stockholm park, discusses the challenges associated with accommodating its seventh coaster, and its first “woodie” since 1965.

Catanosos buy Steel Pier
By 05/08/2011 Read More →

Catanosos buy Steel Pier

The Catanoso brothers and their partners have taken over ownership of Steel Pier, the amusement venue they operate in Atlantic City, New Jersey