Company Profiles

Only World Group
By 07/07/2010 Read More →

Only World Group

Making fun in Malaysia Fun, food and good living. These three things are key to the business of the Only World Group, a stalwart of the Malaysian amusement industry. Park World editor Owen Ralph catches up with the man dubbed “Malaysia’s theme park king.”

S&S approaches 2010 with confidence
By 02/02/2010 Read More →

S&S approaches 2010 with confidence

Fresh from receiving an IAAPA award for its Free Fly Coaster, S&S Worldwide has exciting plans for 2010. Park World has a quick chat with vice-president of sales and marketing Kevin Rohwer (pictured).

Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters
By 01/11/2009 Read More →

Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters

  When it comes to wooden coasters, the use of trains from Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters (PTC) is pervasive. Although eight companies supply trains for wood coasters, nearly two-thirds are from PTC. Why? Since 1904 PTC has made the quality of its products top priority. Paul Ruben pays a factory visit.

Entertainment Rights
By 21/03/2009 Read More →

Entertainment Rights

  The owner of brands including Basil Brush, Postman Pat and George of the Jungle, Entertainment Rights boasts a portfolio of licensed properties perfectly suited to amusement park audiences. Recently acquired by Boomerang Media in the United States, the company now plans develop a varied range of branded attractions using its characters.

Catching up with Gary Goddard
By 10/11/2008 Read More →

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 […]

OCT Group
By 10/11/2008 Read More →

OCT Group

China’s largest park operator seeks international recognition The OCT Group is the operator of mainland China’s most popular theme park, part of a growing chain that will soon take in the cities of Shenzhen, Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai. But Happy Valley is only part of the story. Park World profiles the nation’s largest amusement operator.

Dalian Sun Asia Tourism
By 23/10/2007 Read More →

Dalian Sun Asia Tourism

Sun and the city Dalian Sun Asia Tourism Holding is a 12-year-old company held in high regard among the attractions industry in China. An operator of aquariums, animal encounters, children’s theme parks and hot spring spas, it is the only home-grown tourism company on the stock market in China, and a member of IAAPA.