14 Nov 2010 Airport Leipzig / Halle: Plans for Mobility Adventure Park

Aviation, automobiles, shipping and railways are the topics planned to be represented in a new mobility adventure park for children and adults ...

30 Oct 2010 Kleinwelka / Saxony: Dinosaur Park Opens Water Playground

The Dinosaur Park in Kleinwelka near Bautzen, Germany will see the construction start of an around 350-square meter large water playground area at the end of September ...

16 Oct 2010 Austria: Jurassic Island Closed

Since mid-September, the dinosaur park Jurassic Island in Traismauer, Austria has been closed because of bankruptcy proceedings ...

13 Oct 2010 Disneyland Paris: License Extension

In mid-September a contract extension was signed for Euro Disney S.C.A. in the office of the French premier minister. The duration of the former agreement for the premises made available by the French state north of Paris was changed from ...

12 Oct 2010 Increase in Turnover for Water Parks and Thermal Spas due to Autumn Weather this Summer

Many German and Austrian water parks and thermal spas recorded a high turnover this summer ...

11 Oct 2010 Uncommon Rooftop Water Fun

At the beginning of the year the rooftop water playground Splash Park was inaugurated at Sembawang Shopping Mall in Singapore ...

30 Sep 2010 New Interactive Maze Opened at Drusillas Park, UK

The family operated leisure park Drusillas Park in East Sussex, UK, recently opened its newest attraction: “Eden’s Eye”. This interactive maze developed by theming and design specialist Meticulous Ltd. from Leicester is exactly ...

28 Sep 2010 IAAPA Attractions Expo for the Next Ten Years in Orlando

As the IAAPA (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions) recently announced, the IAAPA Attractions Expo will take place in Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) during the next ten years ...

23 Sep 2010 “Barnstormer”: New Attraction at Dollywood in 2011

The name of the new attraction “Barnstormer” at Dollywood comes from the daring stunt pilots of the 1920s in the US who performed breathtaking tricks with their airplanes high above farms and fields ...

20 Sep 2010 Therme Wien Opens in September 2010

It’s getting serious: The new Therme Wien in Austria (we reported on that in EAP issue 3/2010) will open on September 27, 2010. The around 115 million Euro-project, ...

17 Sep 2010 New President and CEO for Liseberg Group

As recently announced, Andreas Veilstrup Andersen will replace Mats Wedin as CEO and President of the Liseberg Group, when Wedin retires with effect from February 1, 2011 ...

15 Sep 2010 Nintendo Theme Park: Big Boss is Doing Guesswork

The idea isn’t new but at the same time more than obvious: Nintendo has created numerous characters over the years that are so familiar to kids like Disney’s Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck ...

09 Sep 2010 Winners & Losers at the Gulf

While the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will open under a 200,000 square meter-large roof with Ferrari logo at the end of October 2010 (we reported earlier), the planned Formula 1 theme park in Dubai is on the brink of financial ruin ...

11 Sep 2010 New CEO at Six Flags

James Reid-Anderson (51) was appointed new Chairman, President and CEO of theme park operator Six Flags ...

24 Aug 2010 ProSlide Welcomes new Team Member

Lars Lenders will step into the role of Business Development Manager for overseas projects of the Canadian manufacturer ProSlide ...

21 Aug 2010 Great Dreams

“Dream-Wish” is the name of the new dolphin show in the Dutch Dolfinarium Harderwijk that was introduced this season ...

19 Aug 2010 EurothermenResort Bad Schallerbach Invests on a Grand Scale

After our report about the economic success of the EurothermenResorts in Austria in EAP magazine 3/2010, now first concrete plans for the announced investments are official ...

17 Aug 2010 Parks & Resorts Takes Over Furuvik

The Scandinavian operator group Parks & Resorts (Grönalund, Kolmarden and Skara Sommarland, among others) acquired the Furuvik theme park, 100 kilometers north of Uppsala in July ...

14 Aug 2010 Historama Opened at Europa-Park

The Europa-Park in Rust, Germany, opened its doors for the first time on July 12, 1975. Since the park’s birthday, a new attraction has awaited the visitors ...

11 Aug 2010 Ferris Wheel and Free Fall Tower for Gothenburg

Gothenburg has a new tourist attraction: the 60-meter tall ferris wheel “Göteborgshjulet” was opened in the inner city next to the opera building near the harbor. The attraction designed by ...