Issue 4/2013: July/August 2013

Overview of Topics (Excerpt):

  • The Magic Valley at Toverland
  • 90 Years of Liseberg - Kaninlandet Opened
  • Psyké Underground at Walibi Belgium
  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach: Thrill-O-Matic Open Now!
  • SeaLife Adventure Park: Merlin Establishes a New Park Concept 
  • New Opening: Aquatica for San Diego
  • Europe's Tallest Freefall Slide Opened at Costa Caribe Aquatic Park
  • Dual Loop: The World's First Double Tube Loop Slide
  • EWA Summer Meeting 2013
  • Gastronomy - F&B: Big Sales in Small Packages
  • DEAL Show 2013: Changing Trends Notable


Special Feature
| The Smiler at Alton Towers

"The Smiler" at Alton Towers

The first news of the new rollercoaster project broke through in December of 2011 when an expert report on the noise the new coaster would generate reached the public. The report already revealed that the new rollercoaster would be built by Gerstlauer Amusement Rides ...

Special Feature
| Etnaland

Etnaland - Italy's New Leisure Resort

When Parco Zoo di Sicilia opened in 1983 some 30 minutes by car to the west of Catania, Sicily, Francesco Russello, who owns the park today, had no idea how the new park founded by his father would develop over time. Located to the south of Mount Etna on the island of Sicily ...

Special Feature
| Splash & Spa Tamaro

Splash & Spa Tamaro

They are already visible from far away, the three new domes in the Swiss canton of Ticino at the foot of Monte Tamaro. But what exactly is inside the domes? Believe it or not, they cover Splash & Spa Tamaro, one of Europe's newest water and wellness complexes ...

Special Feature
| International Garden Show 2013

igs Hamburg 2013

Now after a hiatus of four decades, April 2013 saw the return of an International Garden Show to Hamburg, the igs 2013. This time however the show is being held on the Elbe River island known as Elbinsel Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg. The eighth International Garden Show is located on a 100 hectare site under ...