Archive for January, 2014

Puy du Fou to bring Russian history to life at Park Russia
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Puy du Fou to bring Russian history to life at Park Russia

Since sketchy details were released last winter, relatively little news has emerged on either the progress or the content of the proposed Park Russia near Moscow. Now, Park World can reveal, the celebrated French park Puy du Fou has been selected as an advisor to the project.

Balloons fly over Bioscope
By 04/01/2014 Read More →

Balloons fly over Bioscope

The team behind the relaunch of the French theme park formerly known as Bioscope have confirmed that it will be known as Le Parc du Petit Prince when it bursts back into life this summer.

Posted in: Editorial, Park News
Q-Lines – Joel Manby
By 04/01/2014 Read More →

Q-Lines – Joel Manby

The president and CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment (HFE) talks to Park World about the group’s parks and attractions and its recent surprise (even to some in the company) move into the sports industry.

Posted in: 2014, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
Animal Attraction – amusement rides in the wild!
By 04/01/2014 Read More →

Animal Attraction – amusement rides in the wild!

Rides at zoos, safari parks and marine parks are nothing new, but in recent years a new generation of attractions have opened, featuring animals as an integral part of the ride experience. Read our special report. Click here for full feature…

Futuroscope’s time machine takeover!
By 04/01/2014 Read More →

Futuroscope’s time machine takeover!

What happens when you let a bunch of mad rabbits loose inside a museum? The result is the dark ride experience La Machine à Voyager dans le Temps (The Time Machine), now entertaining guests at the French film and technology park Futuroscope.

Storm Coaster at Sea World
By 04/01/2014 Read More →

Storm Coaster at Sea World

Billed as “one of the most sophisticated and technologically advanced rides ever seen in the country”, Storm Coaster debuted in time for the Christmas/new year season at Sea World on the Gold Coast in Australia. Click here for full feature…