Issue 2/2021: March/April 2021

Topic Overview (Excerpt):

  • Futuroscope: Vision 2025
  • Nouvelles de France: What's New at French Theme Parks?
  • Iron Gwazi: Tampa’s New Hybrid Coaster
  • Bollywood Parks is Upgrading
  • Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan
  • AquariUM Schwedt Gets a Refresh
  • Le Cap – The New Adventure Pool in La Roche-sur-Yon
  • Zamperla: 55 Years of Fun & Thrills
  • Technology News: VR Diving, New Marco Polo Carousel, Showforge Update ...
Special Feature
| Jora Vision

More Than Just Theming!

Among creative providers in the leisure business Jora Vision is very much an “old hand”. The Dutch company based in the province of Rijnsburg has more than 30 years of experience in the planning, design and production of theme worlds and experiences. In short, over the last three decades the company has developed from a theming company into a turnkey provider ...

Special Feature
| Park Report

Ready to Go despite Crisis!

When the virus began to make its first impact in Europe a year ago, the majority of European parks were still on their winter break. From mid-March onwards the first year-round open leisure facilities announced their temporary closure due to measures ordered by the authorities. This was followed by amusement and theme parks cancelling their season openings. Now, after a challenging year, parks and attractions are preparing for a re-start ...

Special Feature
| Plopsaqua

Belgium's New Plopsa Water Park

With Flowers, Flip and Maja the Bee: After the first water park created by Belgium‘s Plopsa Group opened in the spring of 2015 with Plopsaqua De Panne, its success meant that planning for another facility started relatively quickly. And in early 2018 the construction of the new Plopsaqua Hannut-Landen was officially announced – the water park was completed at the end of 2020 ...

Special Feature
| Adventure Sports Parks

Diving, Flying & Surfing at Attractions

For many people, sport is an essential leisure activity. When in addition to health and fitness the sportive activity also serves in providing entertainment, it can be described as an “adventure sport”. Since skiing or scuba diving generally require travel to get to where the conditions are ideal for practicing these types of sports, demand is increasing in Europe for opportunities where enthusiasts can enjoy pursuing these hobbies locally ...