Archive for September, 2014

Joe Garlington: ‘I turned interactive design into a speciality’
By 30/09/2014 Read More →

Joe Garlington: ‘I turned interactive design into a speciality’

In an exclusive interview for Park World, the ex-Disney Imagineer tells us more about his career creating attractions, the rise of interactivity and personalisation, and why he’s “jealous as heck” of the next generation.

Posted in: Q&A
Yann Caillère: my plans for Parques Reunidos

Yann Caillère: my plans for Parques Reunidos

Yann Caillère joined Europe’s second largest amusement park and attractions operator as its new CEO at the start of 2014. Here he speaks exclusively to Park World.

Posted in: Q&A
Agua Mágica

Agua Mágica

Opened this summer in Seville, Agua Mágica at Isla Mágica is the latest waterpark to be added to the the Looping group portfolio, a €6.5 million ($5 million) facility designed and kitted out by Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems.

Posted in: Park Profiles
Palace Entertainment sells 15 US properties
By 19/09/2014 Read More →

Palace Entertainment sells 15 US properties

There’s a new park group in the USA. Led by former Six Flags and Palace Entertainment executive Al Weber, Apex Parks has been established to acquire 14 family entertainment centres (FECS) and Florida’s Big Kahuna waterpark from Festival Fun Parks/Palace Entertainment – and more acquisitions are likely in future.

Posted in: Park News
SATE comes to Sarasota – <br>be part of it!
By 17/09/2014 Read More →

SATE comes to Sarasota –
be part of it!

If you’re in the business of creating themed attractions, then consider setting a few days aside next month to learn, debate and network with your industry colleagues at the latest SATE conference from the TEA (Themed Entertainment Association). Here’s a taste of what to expect.

Posted in: Show Previews
‘Stop copying’ pleads French manufacturer
By 07/09/2014 Read More →

‘Stop copying’ pleads French manufacturer

Posted in: Park News