January/February 2010

Issue 1: January/February 2010

  • Efteling: Record Investment for Vacation Park Bosrijk
  • "Castle of Chaos" - Interactivity at a New Level
  • ZOOM Asia Adventure World
  • "Disney Dream": First Cruise Liner with Water Coaster 
  • Cologne: New Ice Skating and Swimming Facility
  • EWA General Meeting 2009: Record Setting
Special Features

Building Stories ...

Kieran Stanley once said, "Our job is to tell stories!" ... and there the story indeed begins: Kieran Stanley, an Irishman born in Cork, finished college in Dublin ...

Industry Meetings

In this issue we present you our exclusive trade show reports from the IAAPA show in Las Vegas as well as from the FSB in Cologne ...

Wooden Coasters

The history of the roller coaster was born in wood, regardless of where you search for its origins. Whether you favor the so-called "Russian Mountains", the original ramps for winter sledding enjoyment, or the ...

Water Parks as a Second Gate

Scandinavian "Sommerlands", Holland's Duinrell with its Tiki Pool or Walibi's Aqualibi in Belgium: Despite these examples, one still rarely finds water parks as a so-called "Second Gate" for amusement parks in Europe ...