Archive for February, 2014

Q-Lines – Matt Ouimet
By 26/02/2014 Read More →

Q-Lines – Matt Ouimet

The Cedar Fair boss speaks to Park World.

Posted in: 2014, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
Merlin develops new Midway format with DreamWorks
By 24/02/2014 Read More →

Merlin develops new Midway format with DreamWorks

Merlin Entertainments is to bolster its presence in the British capital by adding a Shrek themed experience to its County Hall operation in London – the first of six planned outlets worldwide.

Angry Birds 4D
By 14/02/2014 Read More →

Angry Birds 4D

Park World catches up with the team creating the new 4D experience for parks and attractions. Click here for full story…

How to make Halloween last all year long!
By 14/02/2014 Read More →

How to make Halloween last all year long!

Who says a haunted attraction is just for Halloween? AtmosFear! Scare Entertainment’s Jason Karl tells us why he wants to keep his guests screaming throughout the year.

Posted in: 2014, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
A 21st Century theme park for 20th Century Fox
By 14/02/2014 Read More →

A 21st Century theme park for 20th Century Fox

Until now, Twentieth Century Fox has only ever licensed its intellectual property to parks and attractions on an occasional basis. Here Greg Lombardo from the company’s consumer products division reveals why the time is right for the first fully Fox themed park – coming soon to Malaysia.

Posted in: 2014, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
Diggerland USA
By 14/02/2014 Read More →

Diggerland USA

After enjoying success in the UK, Diggerland is about to launch his first park in the USA. Click here for more details…

Why Sochi is about more than just the Olympics
By 07/02/2014 Read More →

Why Sochi is about more than just the Olympics

When the winter Olympics are screened from Sochi this month on TV, attractions industry professionals and fans will be hoping for a sneak peek of Russia’s first theme park. Here’s a taste of what to expect.

It’s a Jungle Out There!
By 07/02/2014 Read More →

It’s a Jungle Out There!

by Paul Ruben It’s rare that I travel any further south in Florida than Walt Disney World. But the World Waterpark Association’s 33rd Annual Symposium and Trade Show brought me to West Palm Beach last fall. While in South Florida I discovered three new things.

Putting Anaheim on the map
By 07/02/2014 Read More →

Putting Anaheim on the map

by Jack Lindquist In a special edition of Park Bloggin’, official ‘Disney Legend’ Jack Lindquist (pictured), who began his 38-year career with the company as Disneyland’s first ever advertising manager, explains how he helped put the California park and its then relatively unknown location on the map.

Is you park’s security adequate?
By 07/02/2014 Read More →

Is you park’s security adequate?

Andreas Andersen, Liseberg, Sweden (pictured): You never really know until the security measures of the park are tested. I do, however, feel very good about our security systems, planning and training.