2012

Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness
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Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness

Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness is the latest themed area to be realised at Dreamworld in Australia as part of an ongoing partnership with DreamWorks Animation.

Carl O Hughes, 1921 – 2012
By 03/01/2013 Read More →

Carl O Hughes, 1921 – 2012

The man who made it his goal to make Kennywood, “the finest traditional amusement park anywhere” passed away at home on December 29. Born on July 18, 1921, Carl O Hughes was the retired CEO of the Pennsylvania park.

Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas
By 24/12/2012 Read More →

Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas

Cowabunga Bay is one of two new waterparks opening within the next six months in Las Vegas.

Seeking Santa
By 24/12/2012 Read More →

Seeking Santa

by Paul Ruben Having survived the holiday season and recently returned from a visit to Santa’s Land in Cherokee, North Carolina, I thought it would be fun to write about some of the many other Santa parks around the world.

Denver: A Tale of Two Parks – Part 2 (Lakeside Park)
By 21/12/2012 Read More →

Denver: A Tale of Two Parks – Part 2 (Lakeside Park)

Gary Kyriazi concludes his two-part series examining how the Colorado city of Denver is able sustain two competing amusement parks.

Christmas at Liseberg
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Christmas at Liseberg

With almost 5 million lights throughout the park, Christmas at Liseberg is a magical time for visitors to the Swedish attraction. An integral part of the festive season is Santa’s House, now with 60 new animated characters.

Aquatica San Diego
By 17/12/2012 Read More →

Aquatica San Diego

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has acquired Knott’s Soak City in San Diego, California, and plans to reopen it as the third Aquatica branded property within its group.

Santorini Water Fantasy
By 17/12/2012 Read More →

Santorini Water Fantasy

Santorini Water Fantasy is one of two new Thai waterparks opening in 2013 supplied by Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems.

New at Knott’s
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New at Knott’s

California’s Knott’s Berry Farm will add three new family attractions to its Boardwalk for summer 2013.

360° of fun at Mt Olympus
By 17/12/2012 Read More →

360° of fun at Mt Olympus

Mt Olympus Water & Theme Park, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, is modifying Hades, its partly-underground wooden roller coaster.