Park Profiles

TIC Park – a new attraction concept from Colombia
By 12/01/2017 Read More →

TIC Park – a new attraction concept from Colombia

TIC Park comes with a commitment to fuse fun with an understanding of information technology and communications, making it unique in Colombia (or possibly all of Latin America). 

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Santa Park – the Finnish attraction where it’s Christmas every day
By 10/01/2017 Read More →

Santa Park – the Finnish attraction where it’s Christmas every day

Ilkka Länkinen, who together with his wife Katja has been delivering Christmas experiences in the Arctic Circle since 1997, explains how Santa Park extends its season by targeting corporate business with unique offerings such as the new Arctic Treehouse Hotel (pictured below).

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Hefei Wanda City
By 17/11/2016 Read More →

Hefei Wanda City

Park World speaks to the Dutch design firm responsible for master planning the latest statement-making theme park from China’s Wanda group.

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La Mer de Sable
By 11/11/2016 Read More →

La Mer de Sable

François Mayné profiles the French park, now under the ownership of Looping Group, that launched three new rides for 2016.

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Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon
By 11/02/2016 Read More →

Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon

The world’s first Nickelodeon branded waterpark has opened at Sunway Lagoon in Malaysia, featuring SpongeBob SquarePants and friends plus a host of exciting attractions from WhiteWater inside a tropical 10- acre landscape.

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Accessible amusement parks
By 31/01/2016 Read More →

Accessible amusement parks

Astrid González Nariño reports on how a selection of custom-desgned parks and playgrounds across Latin America, while we also take a look at a North American amusement park about to expand with the inclusion of a new accessible waterpark.

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Splashworld – the French waterpark chain with global ambition
By 31/01/2016 Read More →

Splashworld – the French waterpark chain with global ambition

When it soft opened last summer, Splashworld Provence enjoyed the distinction of being the first new waterpark in France since the mid 1980s, but it might not be the last.

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Wet ‘n Wild Orlando – the waterpark that made waves in the industry
By 04/01/2016 Read More →

Wet ‘n Wild Orlando – the waterpark that made waves in the industry

Following the announcement that 2016 will be the last season for Wet ‘n Wild Orlando, Park World pays tribute to what is widely acknowledged to be the world’s first waterpark by publishing an exclusive extract from park founder George Millay’s 2003 biography The Wave Maker.

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SongSong Town – the FEC that made a shopping mall sing
By 18/12/2015 Read More →

SongSong Town – the FEC that made a shopping mall sing

A shopping mall owner/operator from the northern Chinese city of Harbin reckons he’s hit on a fresh family entertainment centre concept and he plans to roll out it out to half a dozen new locations around the country.

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Parc Sindibad by Walibi
By 13/12/2015 Read More →

Parc Sindibad by Walibi

A Morroccan family park has a fresh look courtesy of new investors and a management deal with the French operator Compagnie des Alpes.

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