Archive for August, 2012

SATE 2012 – we speak to the speakers
By 31/08/2012 Read More →

SATE 2012 – we speak to the speakers

Ahead of September’s big SATE (Storytelling, Architecture, Technology and Experience) conference at Disneyland Paris, Park World catches up with two of the speakers.

Posted in: 2012, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
Suspense is building at Fårup Sommerland
By 27/08/2012 Read More →

Suspense is building at Fårup Sommerland

The Danish amusement park Fårup Sommerland will unveil a Suspended Family Coaster from Vekoma for the 2013 season.

Curious carousel opens in France
By 27/08/2012 Read More →

Curious carousel opens in France

Located on the banks of the River Loire, Le Carousel Mondes des Marins (Le Carousel Mondes des Marins) is an idiosyncratic attraction now entertaining visitors to the French city of Nantes.

WhiteWater acquires Hopkins
By 24/08/2012 Read More →

WhiteWater acquires Hopkins

The world’s leading waterpark supplier, WhiteWater has widened its portfolio with the acquisition of Hopkins Rides.

Legoland Malaysia
By 17/08/2012 Read More →

Legoland Malaysia

As the first Legoland park in Asia opens near the Malaysia/Singapore border, Park World catches up with general manager Siegfreid Boerst.

Making fun in Malaysia
By 17/08/2012 Read More →

Making fun in Malaysia

The man spearheading the development of multiple branded attractions near the Malaysia/Singapore speaks exclusively to Park World.

Wallace & Gromit at the Pleasure Beach
By 17/08/2012 Read More →

Wallace & Gromit at the Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach, England, has revealed more details of the new Wallace and Gromit dark ride it will open in 2013.

Cedar Point announces Wing Coaster
By 17/08/2012 Read More →

Cedar Point announces Wing Coaster

Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park/resort is to add a Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M) Wing Coaster for the 2013 season, featuring the longest drop of any winged rollercoaster worldwide.

SATE expectations
By 14/08/2012 Read More →

SATE expectations

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) is bringing its Storytelling, Architecture, Technology and Experience (SATE) conference to Disneyland Paris this September and, with a stellar line-up of speakers confirmed, expectations are high.

What’s at the top of your list of infrastructure requirements?
By 14/08/2012 Read More →

What’s at the top of your list of infrastructure requirements?

Dick Knoebel, Knoebel’s Amusement Resort, USA (pictured): We need more dredging of our creek and widening of the creek walls so we will be more prepared for those heavy rains, those flash floods. We need to practice preventative flood maintenance. Last year alone there were eight floods, one that required nine days to re-open. We’ve also […]