Q&A

How to make Halloween last all year long!
By 14/02/2014 Read More →

How to make Halloween last all year long!

Who says a haunted attraction is just for Halloween? AtmosFear! Scare Entertainment’s Jason Karl tells us why he wants to keep his guests screaming throughout the year.

Posted in: 2014, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
Q-Lines – Joel Manby
By 04/01/2014 Read More →

Q-Lines – Joel Manby

The president and CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment (HFE) talks to Park World about the group’s parks and attractions and its recent surprise (even to some in the company) move into the sports industry.

Posted in: 2014, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
Q-Lines: Mario Mamon
By 07/11/2013 Read More →

Q-Lines: Mario Mamon

Park World speaks to the new IAAPA chairman and founder of the Philippines’ first theme park. Click here for full feature…

Posted in: 2013, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
Q-Lines – Larry Kirchner
By 14/10/2013 Read More →

Q-Lines – Larry Kirchner

Larry Kirchner has built his career on scaring people. Here he shares his unique perspective on how the Halloween industry has evolved in the USA over the last two decades. Click here for full feature…

Posted in: 2013, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
Bringing back Bioscope
By 13/09/2013 Read More →

Bringing back Bioscope

Last September, the regional Haut-Rhin council pulled the plug on French theme park Bioscope after several years of poor performance. Park World speaks to the man that plans to bring it back to life for summer 2014.

Posted in: 2013, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
Q-Lines – Wanda Cultural Tourism
By 07/08/2013 Read More →

Q-Lines – Wanda Cultural Tourism

The Wanda Group operates a portfolio of 67 Wanda Plazas, 38 five-star hotels, 6,000 cinema screens and 63 karaoke outlets across China. Here executive vice-chairman of Wanda Cultural Tourism, Yuan Wang shares Wanda’s vision with Park World readers.

Posted in: 2013, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
Angry Birds in the park
By 03/06/2013 Read More →

Angry Birds in the park

Since the debut last spring of Angry Birds Land at Särkänniemi in Finland, a total of 10 Angry Birds themed attractions have opened around the world. Rovio Entertainment director of location-based entertainment Dan Mitchell tells us more about his mission to bring the brand from the digital world into the physical world.

Posted in: 2013, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
National Rollercoaster Museum
By 13/05/2013 Read More →

National Rollercoaster Museum

Richard Munch discusses the mission of America’s National Roller Coaster Museum & Archives (NRCMA).

Posted in: 2013, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
Russian parks – the RAAPA interview
By 28/03/2013 Read More →

Russian parks – the RAAPA interview

Park World speaks to Russian Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions first-vice president Igor Rodionov to discover why Russia looks like becoming one of the industry’s hot spots.

Posted in: 2013, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A
Intellectual property – IAAPA gets tough
By 27/11/2012 Read More →

Intellectual property – IAAPA gets tough

In the wake of 40 reported cases of intellectual property infringement at November’s IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Park World speaks to Chip Cleary, IAAPA’s outgoing president and CEO, about the association’s new IP programme.

Posted in: 2012, Back Issues, Editorial, Q&A