Archive for December, 2014

Adlabs Aquamagica

Adlabs Aquamagica

Park World profiles India’s first world-class waterpark and its attractions.

Posted in: Park Profiles
Soarin’ Over a park near you?

Soarin’ Over a park near you?

Those looking for a multimedia flying ride experience were spoiled for choice at November’s IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando.

Posted in: Park News
North Pole Park

North Pole Park

Why it’s always Christmas in Colorado.

Posted in: Park Profiles
BBC meets Paramount

BBC meets Paramount

Anyone fearing the proposed London Paramount theme park/entertainment resort would feature only Hollywood-branded attractions can take heart from a deal agreed between the park’s developer London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH) and BBC Worldwide.

Posted in: Park News
Upside down bumper cars?

Upside down bumper cars?

The new Laser Fury 360 from Amusement Products (pictured) combines full vertical and horizontal motion with interactive game play.

Posted in: Park News
What is your approach to discounting?

What is your approach to discounting?

Matt Eckert, Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, USA (pictured): The use of coupons and, more recently, promo codes is a great way to drive trackable traffic to the front gate. We set the discounts at a level that gives potential guests a great deal, without undercutting our ticket price. Plus with free soft drinks, free parking, […]

Posted in: Big Question
Latin America comes to Orlando

Latin America comes to Orlando

Following our main IAAPA Attractions Expo report (see here), Park World takes an in-depth look at some of the Latin American events and activity at November’s big industry get- together in Orlando.

Posted in: Show Reviews
Sunshine on a rainy day

Sunshine on a rainy day

PARK HOPPIN’ WITH PAUL RUBEN Monday of IAAPA Attractions Expo week I made a quick trip to Busch Gardens Tampa to ride the park’s spectacular new drop tower from Intamin, Falcon’s Fury. While there I made some new friends, pictured here.

Posted in: Park Hoppin'
IAAPA 2014 – way to go, Orlando!

IAAPA 2014 – way to go, Orlando!

A blast of cold air engulfed Orlando, Florida, for the beginning of IAAPA Attractions Expo back in November, but activity inside the Orange County Convention Center was heated, buoyed by the largest attendance in 17 years. Paul Ruben and Owen Ralph report from the big industry get-together.

Posted in: Show Reviews