Archive for September, 2012

SATE 2012
By 25/09/2012 Read More →

SATE 2012

An international representation of themed attraction creators, operators and consultants assembled last week at Disneyland Paris Resort for the latest SATE (Storytelling, Architecture, Technology and Experience) conference from the TEA (Themed Entertainment Association). So was SATE great? Owen Ralph reports. ìThe best thing about the TEA is these kinds of gatherings,î noted the associationís president, […]

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Privacy Policy
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Privacy Policy

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Are web forums, fan sites etc a help or hindrance to your business?
By 10/09/2012 Read More →

Are web forums, fan sites etc a help or hindrance to your business?

Søren Kragelund (pictured), Fårup Sommerland, Denmark: Web forums are a great help to us when we’re planning new rides and developing the park. The forums are useful because the contributors have a lot of knowledge about what’s happening at parks around the world – and a lot of them are exceptionally well informed about rides, […]

On the Dock of the Bay
By 10/09/2012 Read More →

On the Dock of the Bay

by Paul Ruben As the song by Otis Redding goes: I’m sittin’ on the dock of the bay Watching the tide roll away Ooo, I’m just sittin’ on the dock of the bay Wastin’ time.

Prospects for theme park success in China
By 10/09/2012 Read More →

Prospects for theme park success in China

by Dr Jack Samuels Each year I make an annual visit to lecture at Shanghai Normal University, and these visits have provided some interesting food for thought about the amusement industry in China.

Waterpark Round-up
By 10/09/2012 Read More →

Waterpark Round-up

Aqua Mundo 2.0
By 10/09/2012 Read More →

Aqua Mundo 2.0

Michel Linot-Frion explains how Center Parcs is taking its Aqua Mundo waterpark concept to the next level.

Transforming Ocean Park
By 10/09/2012 Read More →

Transforming Ocean Park

Ocean Park chief executive Tom Mehrmann discusses the challenges and achievements of the Hong Kong park’s six-year HK$5.5 billion (US$710m/€565m) Master Redevelopment Plan, completed this summer.

X Flight
By 10/09/2012 Read More →

X Flight

X Flight, a Wing Coaster from Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M), is now thrilling guests at Six Flags Great America near Chicago. Paul Ruben reports. Click here for full feature…

Superman Ultimate Flight (Six Flags Discovery Kingdom)
By 10/09/2012 Read More →

Superman Ultimate Flight (Six Flags Discovery Kingdom)

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom near San Francisco has launched Superman Ultimate Flight, a new coaster from Premier Rides featuring the tallest inversion west of the Mississippi. Click here for full feature…