Archive for February, 2015

The most powerful man in the theme park industry?

The most powerful man in the theme park industry?

Bob Chapek (pictured) has been named the new chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, replacing Tom Staggs who became Disney’s chief operating officer earlier this month.

Posted in: Park News
Paramount London announces new IP agreement

Paramount London announces new IP agreement

Aardman is the latest brand owner to sign an agreement with the company behind the planned Paramount theme park resort outside London.

Posted in: Park News
Reaching for the sky on International Drive

Reaching for the sky on International Drive

The Orlando Eye – opening on May 4 and pictured above – is one of several new sky-scraping attractions that will soon be towering over International Drive (‘I-Drive’) in the Florida theme park hotspot.

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MOIpark – out-of-this world entertainment in Istanbul

MOIpark – out-of-this world entertainment in Istanbul

Located inside Turkey’s largest mixed-use shopping centre, MOIpark at the Mall of Istanbul features US$36 million of attractions spread over 12,000 square metres.

Posted in: Park Profiles
Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas

Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas

  Ahead of the park’s reopening this March, Cowabunga Bay’s Shane Huish speaks exclusively to Park World.

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WhiteWater’s Chinese waterpark wonders

WhiteWater’s Chinese waterpark wonders

Since designing and supplying the world’s busiest waterpark, Chimelong Water Park in Guangzhou, WhiteWater has experienced considerable growth in China, completing around 30 new projects in the last few years. Here David Bogdonov from the company’s Shanghai office brings us up to speed.

Posted in: Company Profiles
Wanda wows in Wuhan!

Wanda wows in Wuhan!

Believe it or not, the bold looking building above in Wuhan, China, houses a theme park. Designed by Stufish Entertainment Architects, it is home what is believed to be the world’s first indoor movie park.

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