2008

Fab4D
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Fab4D

Fans of the “Fab 4” can enjoy their music as never before in a brand new 3D film laced with special effects, and there’s only one place to see it – the Beatles Story in Liverpool, where else? Park World goes behind the scenes of the latest 4D experience from Simworx.

Gerstlauer designs small spinning coaster
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Gerstlauer designs small spinning coaster

Gerstlauer Amusement Rides has announced plans for a new spinning coaster aimed to suit the pockets of small to medium-sized park operators.

Figures of Fun – September 2009
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Figures of Fun – September 2009

Holiday World announces record-breaking ride for 2010
By 23/08/2009 Read More →

Holiday World announces record-breaking ride for 2010

Fresh from installing the world’s tallest water ride, Holiday World is preparing to unveil another record-breaker for 2010. Located at the adjacent Splashin’ Safari waterpark, Wildebeest will be the world’s longest waterslide coaster.

Ups & Downs
By 10/11/2008 Read More →

Ups & Downs

November 2008

Catching up with Gary Goddard
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Catching up with Gary Goddard

Designer discusses new projects Since its founding in 2001, Gary Goddard Entertainment has established itself as one of the leading design sources for themed attractions and destinations across the globe. Goddard has built his career on creating attractions that form emotional connections with their audience. He recently took time to discuss his current projects and […]

A night out with Bob Masterson
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A night out with Bob Masterson

by Jim Seay To say that Bob Masterson is the modern version of the adventurous Robert Ripley would be an understatement, writes Jim Seay of Premier Rides. Here he shares his recollections of a memorable night out with the Ripley Entertainment chief and outgoing IAAPA chairman.

ZipRider at Wildcat Mountain
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ZipRider at Wildcat Mountain

Year-round family fun in New Hampshire Wildcat Mountain in Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire, is one of America’s most prominent ski resorts, but now guests can fly down the mountainside without snow – all year round. Paul Ruben takes a ride.

Splash Over
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Splash Over

Mondial’s latest park deliveries The Dutch ride builder Mondial recently completed two new Splash Over attractions. The 40-seater rides are built to the company’s usual sturdy specifications and incorporate a number of unique features. Park World visits the Mondial premises near Heerenveen in northern Holland to bring you these exclusive shots.

OCT East
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OCT East

Eco-resort provides model for future development It started with a fairly straightforward request; create a theme park based around the earth. Make it an ecological theme park, a park with a focus on the harmonious balance with the environment, which teaches conservation and ecological discovery to all its visitors. David Edmonds of Falcon’s Treehouse explains […]