July/August 2014

Issue 4/2014: July/August 2014

Topic Overview (Excerpt):

  • Helix - Pure Riding Fun
  • More Changes at the New Holiday Park
  • Alpina Blitz at Nigloland
  • Kingi: Linnanmäki's King of the Hill
  • Angkor: PortAventura's Splashy Jungle Expedition
  • Etnaland: New Rides Just for the Kids
  • 20th Network Meeting of Germany's Indoor Playground Operators (VDH)
  • Skara Sommarland: Sliding into the Anniversary Season with Cobra
  • Aquatica Orlando: Ihu's Breakaway Falls
  • EWA Summer Meeting: Experience European Diversity
  • Wouter Dekkers: Every Idea Needs a Driving Force
  • Simworx' Immersive Tunnel
  • VDV 2014 General Meeting
  • DEAL Show 2014 in Dubai
Special Features

The Lost Temple

Visitors to the recently opened "The Lost Temple" attraction at Movie Park Germany are immediately immersed in the feeling of a genuine expedition as soon as they walk through the entrance portal. The entrance area looks like the pathway to an abandoned mine with a rusty crane towering overhead ...

Think Big!

Europe's theme parks are currently investing heavily in major attractions such as launch or wing coasters, dark or water rides. One of a major new investment is the launch coaster "Helix", recently opened at Sweden's Liseberg ...

Laser Fun

More and more theme parks complement their offer through the investment in indoor attractions, which are not dependent on the weather. It seems as if laser mazes are becoming even more popular in the leisure industry at the moment. Not only several Legoland Discovery Centres recently opened their Ninjago Laser Training Camps, but also Germany's Fort Fun has its newly opened "FunnyFuxBau" laser maze on offer now ...


Nowadays children's play areas in bathing complex operations should receive the most attention when expansions or renovations are planned. Parents prefer to spend their time where their kids feel comfortable and can have fun. This is the approach Ostsee-Therme in Scharbeutz, Germany took in the recent conversion ...