Issue 2|2020

Issue 2/2020: March/April 2020

Topic Overview (Excerpt):

  • Karls Erlebnis-Dorf Elstal Opens "World of Jam"
  • 30 Years Parc Astérix
  • West Coast Racers at Six Flags Magic Mountain
  • Centre Aqualudique de l'Épervière: New Waterpark in France
  • Aquapark Kladno Adds New Slides
  • Atoll Achensee: Including an Alpine View ...
  • The New Nautiland Bathing Complex
  • Festung Xperience: New Immersive Exhibition in Dresden, Germany
  • Florida Aquarium Invests in Modern Visitor Experience
  • IAAPA EMEA Summit in South Africa
  • ISM Cologne: News from the Confectionary Industry
  • NewsPoint: FKF Awards, Staff News & Project Updates
Special Features


Germany's Erlebnispark Tripsdrill had just celebrated its 90th anniversary when construction work on the coming attractions got going at top speed. This is the biggest construction project ever implemented at the park and involves the construction of two new roller coasters – intertwined with each other in story and layout ...

Park Report 2019/20

The number of those who visit a leisure park at least once a year has continued to rise. Tickets are frequently booked well in advance and often visited as group events. Thanks to this status, continued investments and smart marketing, the majority of European theme and amusement parks was able to record a positive 2019 season with a growth in attendance and revenues ...


“Retailtainment” – a term that describes the symbiosis of retail and entertainment – is all about achieving appropriate synergies from a clever combination of the two segments of “retail” and “leisure”. Many manufacturing companies and operators now offer tailor-made concepts for the retail trade ...

The Wave Bristol

Surfers are always looking for “the perfect wave” – and are of course dependent on the right wind and weather conditions. Fortunately, in modern wave parks waiting for the right winds is at least a thing of the past. Here, huge machines ensure that the perfect waves rush through a gigantic pool at the right time. Such a facility has now been opened in Bristol, England ...