Editorial

Shinhwa Waterpark

Shinhwa Waterpark

Shinhwa Waterpark, which opened as a part of South Korean integrated entertainment resort Jeju Shinhwa World earlier this summer, is Jeju’s largest waterpark facility. With a total area of 15,000 sq m, it can accommodate up to 4,000 guests. Find out more in the November/December issue of Park World  

Looping the loop

Looping the loop

World’s first dual looping coaster debuts at California’s Six Flags Discovery Kingdom In partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment, the Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster lets riders experience the sensation of continuous inversions along a horizontally stacked, figure eight track…Read more here  

Join the Battle for Eire

Join the Battle for Eire

Visitors to the Virginia theme park will find themselves soaring over Ireland on a fantasy quest with a fairy warrior when they take on the new VR attraction at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Developed by Falcon’s Creative Group, Battle For Eire marries a motion-based theatre simulator with 360º VR headsets to create a one-of-a-kind experience. Park […]

An Asian Legend

An Asian Legend

Fantawild Holdings Inc.’s latest launch, Nanning Fantawild Asian Legend, aims to educate and entertain, providing a unique, interactive insight into Southeast Asian culture and history. The theme park was designed and developed wholly by the leading Chinese theme park investor and operator. Fantawild senior VP Daisy Shang spoke to Park World 

The Enjoy City: India’s newest water park

The Enjoy City: India’s newest water park

Located on the picturesque bank of the Mahisagar River, The Enjoy City waterpark opened to the public earlier this year. Joining an existing theme park, adventure park and gardens, the waterpark completes the line up to offer guests an escape from the summer heat… Read more here 

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Compact discoveries

Compact discoveries

Parks with limited space that crave a big, tall, eye-catching coaster ride, need not be disappointed if they consider some of the low-footprint, compact options that are currently available on the market. The new family of vertical rides need not necessarily have a large monetary layout either, as Paul Ruben finds out… Read more here

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Expertly done: The Leisure Expert Group

Expertly done: The Leisure Expert Group

Jora Entertainment rebrands as the Leisure Expert Group A change of name for Jora Entertainment aims to reflect the firm’s increasingly broad offering with a ‘blank sheet’ development process for a wide variety of park projects. It is even looking to move beyond parks and into events and festivals. Paul Ruben found out more….  

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Legoland Japan
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Legoland Japan

Merlin Entertainments has confirmed that it is to open a Legoland park in Nagoya, Japan. The new park, its second in Asia, will open in 2017.

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Zamperla’s IP fight continues

During this week’s Asian Attractions Expo in Beijing, Antonio Zamperla SpA issued lawsuits against two Chinese ride manufacturers – the Italian company’s latest attempt to get tough on intellectual property (IP) infringement.

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Marineland expands

What’s the largest marine life park in Europe? Marineland in Antibes, France – and it’s set to get even larger thanks to a planned €30 million investment from owner Parques Reunidos.

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