May/June 2010

Issue 3: May/June 2010

  • New Dark Ride at Lego Discovery Centre Manchester
  • The Horror of "13" at Alton Towers
  • Interview: Markus Achleitner, CEO at Oberösterreichische Thermenholding GmbH
  • Experium: Sweden's New Indoor Experience Center
  • Welios® - Science Center: A Home for Energy
  • Aquariums: Dive Into a Different World
Special Features

Space Fantasy: The Ride

Universal Studios Japan, opened in Osaka in 2001, is presenting a new feature once again. In the construction of "Space Fantasy: The Ride", after a number of diversion Universal has fortunately returned to what made the attractions at the film park special - elaborate thematic design ...

Start of the Season

Phantasialand, Europa-Park, Grönalund, Heide-Park Soltau, etc.: The newest attractions in Europe ...

Growth Market China

Increasingly, regional amusement park operators in China are joining together to form pan-regional park chain operations. If western operators only sit back and watch this development, then the market will quickly ...

Swimming Pool Facility Report 2009/2010

2009 proved to be a very successful year for the entire recreation industry. Nevertheless, most public pool facility and spa operators in Europe describe their overall situation as "reservedly optimistic". This is the basic tone emerging from the member survey conducted by ...