Issue 1|2020

Issue 1/2020: January/February 2020

Topic Overview (Excerpt):

  • Vibrant Bonbon-Land at Karls Erlebnis-Dorf Rövershagen
  • Overhaul of Center Parcs Park Hochsauerland
  • Nona Adventure Park in Orlando
  • FlyView Paris Adds Further VR Experience
  • Rulantica – The New Water Theme Park in Rust
  • Interview: Rainer Braun & Rick Hunter about Rulantica
  • The Wave – New Waterpark in Coventry
  • Dolfinarium Harderwijk Develops Water Park Offering
  • New Ice Lounge at Europabad Karlsruhe
  • Digital Wonderworld: The Mori Building Digital Art Museum
  • New Leisure Experience: Guest Commentary from Nicole Srock.Stanley
  • King Concept: Piet de Koninck & Wouter Verhulst
  • Interview with Amanda Thompson, IAAPA Chair 2020
  • Technology News
  • EWA Annual Meeting 2019
Special Features


After 26 months of construction, the major project of “Rulantica – the new Europa-Park water world” was opened on schedule on 28 November 2019. Since then Europa-Park has offered a completely new park in the form of a water adventure world. Just a stone’s throw away from Europa-Park ...

Nickelodeon Universe

As the first part of the new large-scale retail & entertainment complex American Dream Mall in New Jersey, the Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park was opened in October with a line-up of over 35 attractions and rides for families and adrenaline junkies. The indoor offer comprises ...

Pairi Daiza

Founded in Belgium 25 years ago, Pairi Daiza gradually established itself as a fixture first in the local tourism landscape and finally at the national level. Today the zoo in Brugelette is one of the country’s leading leisure destinations with two million visitors a year ...

The Lion King

In addition to an extensive renovation programme for its hotels and main attractions, Disneyland Paris has in recent years also focused on the development of a comprehensive portfolio of shows, entertainment, themed seasons and special events. This has been a successful strategy ...