Archive for November, 2011

Legoland Florida – waterpark plans revealed
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Legoland Florida – waterpark plans revealed

Plans have been confirmed for the waterpark at Legoland Florida, just weeks after the main park debuted to the public. The new ‘second gate”, which will use the infrastructure of the old Cypress Gardens waterpark, will open in summer 2012.

Antarctica comes to Orlando
By 23/11/2011 Read More →

Antarctica comes to Orlando

Billed as SeaWorld Orlando’s biggest-ever attraction expansion, Antarctica – Empire of the Penguin will open in spring 2013 at this popular Florida marine park.

Park World now available to read on Apple iOS devices
By 03/11/2011 Read More →

Park World now available to read on Apple iOS devices

Posted in: Editorial
Tennessee Trekkin’
By 02/11/2011 Read More →

Tennessee Trekkin’

by Paul Ruben It had been 22 years since the last time I visited Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. It’s not easy for me to get to, so I kept postponing the trip. But this summer I went back, and I’m glad I did.

How was business this season?
By 02/11/2011 Read More →

How was business this season?

Henrik B Nielsen, Djurs Sommerland, Denmark (pictured): We welcomed more than 660,000 guests during 2011, a new attendance record for the fifth consecutive year.

Defence Vs Settlement
By 02/11/2011 Read More →

Defence Vs Settlement

Lawsuits are inevitable in the amusement industry, and several plaintiffs’ attorneys have targeted the industry in recent months. Insurance companies retain defence counsel to represent your interests in these lawsuits, but which ones should you urge the insurer to defend and which should you attempt to settle amicably?

Polar Land at Legoland Billund
By 02/11/2011 Read More →

Polar Land at Legoland Billund

Denmark’s Legoland Billund is to get a brand new area for 2012 called Polar Land, anchored by a Zierer drop coaster.

Bill Kitchen reaches for the Sky
By 02/11/2011 Read More →

Bill Kitchen reaches for the Sky

Attractions inventor Bill Kitchen has conceived a dramatic new sightseeing ride which, in theory, could be built almost 1km tall. S

WWA New Orleans
By 02/11/2011 Read More →

WWA New Orleans

Waterpark professionals came together for the first time in “The Big Easy” – New Orleans, Louisiana – to attend the World Waterpark Association’s (WWA) 31st Annual Symposium & Trade Show. Paul Ruben reports.

Q-Lines: Dick Kinzel
By 02/11/2011 Read More →

Q-Lines: Dick Kinzel

As he prepares to retire in January 2012, Cedar Fair’s longest serving executive reflects on his time in the industry and what lies ahead.

Posted in: 2011, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A