Archive for January, 2013

Sentosa signs deal with Tivoli
By 29/01/2013 Read More →

Sentosa signs deal with Tivoli

Singapore’s island resort, Sentosa has entered into a two-year co-operation agreement with the classic Copenhagen amusement park Tivoli (pictured).

Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness
By 28/01/2013 Read More →

Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness

Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness is the latest themed area to be realised at Dreamworld in Australia as part of an ongoing partnership with DreamWorks Animation.

PortAventura plans €10 million waterpark expansion
By 23/01/2013 Read More →

PortAventura plans €10 million waterpark expansion

The leading Spanish theme park resort PortAventura is to spend €10 million expanding its Costa Caribe waterpark, including a record-breaking waterslide and a Sesame Street-themed pirate ship.

Lotte World Introduces Underland
By 22/01/2013 Read More →

Lotte World Introduces Underland

This spring, visitors to Lotte World in Seoul will find a new world to discover beneath the rest of the park.

Yas Waterworld opens in Abu Dhabi
By 21/01/2013 Read More →

Yas Waterworld opens in Abu Dhabi

One of the world’s most anticipated new waterparks welcomed its first paying guests on January 24.

New Holiday World leader named amidst conflict
By 21/01/2013 Read More →

New Holiday World leader named amidst conflict

Matt Eckert (pictured) has been appointed as the new president and CEO of Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, Santa Claus, Indiana, following the departure of Dan Koch.

Funtown founder dies
By 14/01/2013 Read More →

Funtown founder dies

Kenneth D Cormier, founder and president of Funtown USA in Saco, Maine, died January 8 at the age of 80.

Carl O Hughes, 1921 – 2012
By 03/01/2013 Read More →

Carl O Hughes, 1921 – 2012

The man who made it his goal to make Kennywood, “the finest traditional amusement park anywhere” passed away at home on December 29. Born on July 18, 1921, Carl O Hughes was the retired CEO of the Pennsylvania park.