Archive for October, 2014

How’s THIS for a Ghost Train?

How’s THIS for a Ghost Train?

As part of the Tweetsie Railroad Halloween Festival, this fearsome looking “Ghost Train” has been howling its way through the Blue Ridge Mountains each weekend since late September and will contibue to do so until 1 November.

Posted in: Park News
Let’s go to Orlando!

Let’s go to Orlando!

Have you taken a full look yet at the timetable of events taking place this November at IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando? Park World has. Here’s our pick of the programme.

Posted in: Show Previews
Fårup Sommerland confirms hotel plans

Fårup Sommerland confirms hotel plans

The award-winning Danish amusement park Fårup Sommerland is to realise its dream of resort status with the addition of a 4-star hotel, opening in 2016.

Posted in: Park News
Efteling mines Dutch history for new coaster name

Efteling mines Dutch history for new coaster name

Opening in summer 2015, Efteling’s new dive coaster will be called Baron 1898.

Posted in: Park News
Riding on the crest of a wave!

Riding on the crest of a wave!

Our waterparks special feature starts right here!

Posted in: Uncategorized
Cartoon Network Amazone

Cartoon Network Amazone

  Over the years, the Thai resort of Pattaya hasn’t always enjoyed the most family-friendly reputation, but the arrival of two new waterparks should put the area back on the map. The first, which opened earlier this month in Bang Saray, is Cartoon Network Amazone.

Posted in: Park Profiles
Lotte Water Park

Lotte Water Park

Billed as “the Polynesian island in the South Pacific, Lotte Water Park opened this May in Gimhae, Busan, attracting impressive attendance figures form the start.

Posted in: Park News
Hurricane hits Atlanta

Hurricane hits Atlanta

Six Flags Over Georgia (SFOG) is the latest ‘Flags property in the United States to add a Hurricane Harbor-branded waterpark.  Best of all, guests can enjoy its four new water attractions included in the price of regular amusement park admission.

Posted in: Park Profiles
Verrückt – insane fun in Kansas City!

Verrückt – insane fun in Kansas City!

The world’s tallest waterslide is now thrilling guests at Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark.

Posted in: Park News
Aquatropica

Aquatropica

Empex Watertoys’ new line of leafy interactive water features bring a tropical twist to any waterpark, splash park or water playground, including the new Parque Warner Beach in Madrid.

Posted in: Park News