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
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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.

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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.

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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
By 21/12/2012 Read More →

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.

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Two-way traffic
By 17/12/2012 Read More →

Two-way traffic

The Australian theme park operator Village Roadshow has announced that it plans to open a marine park in China, meanwhile a Chinese-backed company wants to open a theme park in China!

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London Dungeon II
By 17/12/2012 Read More →

London Dungeon II

One of Merlin Entertainments’ longest-running attractions, The London Dungeon is moving into a new home.

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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.

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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.

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