Park Operations

The VR Coaster Project

The VR Coaster Project

What happens when you ride a real rollercoaster with a virtual reality headset?

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Be fresh, be cool – the 4 ‘R’s of waterpark revitalisaiton

Be fresh, be cool – the 4 ‘R’s of waterpark revitalisaiton

For many guests, one of the main attractions of waterparks is that they are fresh and cool. But what happens when your property is no longer fresh and not very cool? Forrec’s Glenn A O’Connor offers advice on how to re-“fresh” your waterpark.

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Park security – are you doing enough?
By 14/10/2013 Read More →

Park security – are you doing enough?

Dennis Speigel argues that it’s time security procedures at leisure facilities around the world were reviewed for the benefit of both employees and guests.

Jules Verne Adventureland
By 13/05/2013 Read More →

Jules Verne Adventureland

Slagharen director Angelique Klar reveals how this new land is part of an ongoing effort to renew the Dutch park’s theming. Click here for full feature…

Welcome to Lotte World!
By 13/05/2013 Read More →

Welcome to Lotte World!

The Goddard Group has transformed the arrival experience at Lotte World in South Korea. Click here for full feature…

Ramayana Water Park – coming soon to Thailand
By 28/03/2013 Read More →

Ramayana Water Park – coming soon to Thailand

Billed as the largest themed waterpark in Southeast Asia, Ramayana Water Park will bring a fresh wave of family entertainment to the resort of Pattaya when it opens later this year. Click here for full feature…

Social Media – the latest ways to engage
By 28/03/2013 Read More →

Social Media – the latest ways to engage

In today’s digital world you’ve probably already dipped your toes into “social waters”. But, asks Suzy Knauf, have you mastered the art of moving that audience into action at your park or attraction?

Scavenger Hunt!
By 15/02/2013 Read More →

Scavenger Hunt!

Scavenger hunts are a low-tech way to keep children entertained. But what if you add technology to the mix? A new generation of games allow attractions to offer guests a new level of interaction at their facilities, driving repeat visits, increased spend per head and multiple marketing opportunities. Click here for full feature…

Aqua Mundo 2.0
By 10/09/2012 Read More →

Aqua Mundo 2.0

Michel Linot-Frion explains how Center Parcs is taking its Aqua Mundo waterpark concept to the next level.

Amazing Asia
By 01/06/2012 Read More →

Amazing Asia

For much of the world, the last 18 months have represented challenging times, with financial crisis, natural disasters and social unrest grabbing the headlines. However, very quietly, Asia’s theme park industry continues to flourish. Chris Yoshii reports.