Latest Features

There’s a little bit of Blackpool in everybody

There’s a little bit of Blackpool in everybody

Amanda Thompson OBE speaks to Park World editor, Becci Knowles about life at the helm of Blackpool Pleasure Beach  The fourth generation of her family to run Blackpool Pleasure Beach – her great-grandfather bought the land on the seafront and opened the park in 1896 – Amanda took over in 2004. Her father, the hugely […]

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Jungle Splash!

Jungle Splash!

Europe’s most prestigious water park, Tropical Islands Resort, has invested in an innovative, new, themed, water play structure from Polin Waterparks. Tropical Islands Resort is Europe’s largest tropical holiday resort, situated 60km south of Berlin in Karusnick, Germany, on the fringes of the Spree Forest. Boasting Germany’s highest waterslide tower (27 metres or 88.5 feet), […]

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An iconic structure

An iconic structure

Carnaval’s Neil Dwyer stops a little longer to tell us about the park’s newest ride, Wheel of the World, a 60m high wheel featuring a 50 metre LED screen which displays stunning live scenes, shows and views of Dubai. Read the story here.

Always on point

Always on point

Having worked with the Mack family for over 30 years in a range of high profile positions, Michael Kreft von Byern has been appointed director for Rulantica, a brand new waterpark opening on the doorstep of Europa-Park later this year.  In an exclusive interview with Park world magazine, he shares his thoughts on the industry […]

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Look what’s coming

Look what’s coming

Djurs Sommerland CEO Henrik B. Nielsen gives Park World a season preview When Djurs Sommerland was founded in 1981 it was as purely as an activity park, with trampolines, canoes, mini golf and bicycles. Fast forward to 2019 and it boasts some of the the biggest roller coasters in Denmark, nine themed areas bursting at […]

We move people

We move people

When asked what Severn Lamb does, managing director, Patrick Severn Lamb says, ‘We move people’. It’s a simple, but intriguing response which paves the way for a conversation about how this 70 year old company blends technology with tradition to create experiences that last a lifetime. Becci Knowles reports. Severn Lamb has worked with a […]

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All the fun of the fair!

All the fun of the fair!

Carnaval is a cutting-edge amusement park located in Global Village Dubai, a destination for culture, shopping and entertainment. It premiered as part of Global Village Season 22 in November 2017 and with 30 rides in one event, the buzz leading up to it was immense: “Whilst the exact ride line up was under wraps, we started […]

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Entertain the possibilities

Entertain the possibilities

In addition to sporting a brand-new look, WhiteWater announced a number of strategic new partnerships at the recent IAAPA Expo, along with launching Vantage, a pioneering guest engagement software platform designed to empower guests to customise their entertainment experience and parks to improve their operations. Park World reports… You might have noticed that WhiteWater has […]