2012

Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness
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Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness

Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness is the latest themed area to be realised at Dreamworld in Australia as part of an ongoing partnership with DreamWorks Animation.

Carl O Hughes, 1921 – 2012
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Carl O Hughes, 1921 – 2012

The man who made it his goal to make Kennywood, “the finest traditional amusement park anywhere” passed away at home on December 29. Born on July 18, 1921, Carl O Hughes was the retired CEO of the Pennsylvania park.

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Seeking Santa
By 24/12/2012 Read More →

Seeking Santa

by Paul Ruben Having survived the holiday season and recently returned from a visit to Santa’s Land in Cherokee, North Carolina, I thought it would be fun to write about some of the many other Santa parks around the world.

Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas
By 24/12/2012 Read More →

Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas

Cowabunga Bay is one of two new waterparks opening within the next six months in Las Vegas.

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Denver: A Tale of Two Parks – Part 2 (Lakeside Park)
By 21/12/2012 Read More →

Denver: A Tale of Two Parks – Part 2 (Lakeside Park)

Gary Kyriazi concludes his two-part series examining how the Colorado city of Denver is able sustain two competing amusement parks.

Christmas at Liseberg
By 21/12/2012 Read More →

Christmas at Liseberg

With almost 5 million lights throughout the park, Christmas at Liseberg is a magical time for visitors to the Swedish attraction. An integral part of the festive season is Santa’s House, now with 60 new animated characters.

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Marine Dream – water and nature take centre stage at new Singapore attractions
By 17/12/2012 Read More →

Marine Dream – water and nature take centre stage at new Singapore attractions

Several new attractions have opened within the last 12 months in Singapore, and two more are about to come on tap. Park World is pleased to give you the low-down.

Lotte World plans interactive animated attraction
By 17/12/2012 Read More →

Lotte World plans interactive animated attraction

Set to open this January at Lotte World un South Korea, Do You Speak Beluga? is an interactive animated attraction within the Aqua Plaza section of the indoor park in Seoul.

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Two-way traffic
By 17/12/2012 Read More →

Two-way traffic

The Australian theme park operator Village Roadshow has announced that it plans to open a marine park in China, meanwhile a Chinese-backed company wants to open a theme park in China!

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London Dungeon II
By 17/12/2012 Read More →

London Dungeon II

One of Merlin Entertainments’ longest-running attractions, The London Dungeon is moving into a new home.

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