Issue 1/2015: January/February 2015

Topic Overview (Excerpt):

  • Park News
  • Plopsa Continues to Invest
  • Germany's TobeBox Oberhausen Indoor Playground
  • Colossal Curl at Adventure Island Tampa (Florida)
  • Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark in Thailand
  • Germany's Dünen-Therme in St. Peter-Ording with New Attractions
  • New Features at Soltau-Therme
  • Zoo Zurich: Kaeng Krachan Elephant Park Sets New Standards
  • Happy Birthday - EWA!
  • EWA: How it all began ...
  • Recreational Bathing Complexes and Spas: Where are we headed?
  • Interbad 2014 Review
  • IAAPA 2014: Big Starts Here!
  • Slideboarding in Las Vegas
Special Feature
| Aquapark Istralandia

Croatia's First Modern Waterpark

The Croatian peninsula of Istria, known for its pituresque coastal towns and beaches, added one more modern recreational attraction in June of 2014. Aquapark Istralandia opened to the public last summer in a very convenient location directly ...

Special Feature
| Villages Nature

New Vacation Destination Near Paris

A unique, innovative tourism project is underway as part of the planned city of Marne-la-Vallée going up in the French department of Seine-et-Marne only 32 kilometers east of Paris and some six kilometers away from Disneyland Paris ...

Special Feature
| 25 Years of EWA

From Indoor Pool to Leisure Resort

More than a quarter century ago in late January of 1989 the birth of a new trade association within a growing leisure and tourism industry was heralded under the name European Waterpark Association (EWA). Today the EWA is recognized as the most important ...

Special Feature
| Merchandising

Innovative Merchandising Concepts

We talked with Kerstin Falken whose Hamburg-based company KFMC has developed, planned and implemented merchandising concepts for leisure businesses and attractions for the last 16 years about presentation and more sales through innovative concepts ...