Issue 5: September/October 2012

Overview of Topics (Excerpt):

  • Holiday Park Plopsa to Become a Theme Park
  • Bell Rock: Europa-Park Resort Opens its Fifth Hotel
  • Hotel Tartüff: A Special Kind of Walk-Through at Phantasialand
  • Divertical: The World's Tallest Water Rollercoaster
  • Austria: Sonnentherme Lutzmannsburg - Extensive Expansion Completed
  • Germany: Therme Erding - Expansion into a Vacation Resort Continues
  • France: The "Marine Worlds Carousel" Takes a Spin!
  • Tierpark Hagenbeck in Hamburg, Germany: "Arctic Sea" Now Home to Polar Bears, Penguins & More 
  • EWA Summer Meeting 2012: A Look behind the Scenes of Success
  • Asian Attractions Expo 2012: The Luck of the Dragon
Special Feature
| Design as a Global Challenge

Design as a Global Challenge

Forrec, founded in 1984, is a design and planning company based in Toronto, Canada that specializes in the entertainment sector. Forrec's wealth of successfully completed projects has given the company an outstanding reputation ...

Special Feature
| Harry Potter Studio Tour

Harry Potter Studio Tour

After the huge success of the "Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Orlando's Islands of Adventure, it was merely a question of time until the young magician's magic would spread to other locations ...

Special Feature
| Siam Park

Siam Park Teneriffa

The two new attractions "Kinnaree" and "Sawasdee" were completed and handed over to Siam Park this past July. The new 200 meter long slide Kinnaree is likely to serve as a role model for other waterparks in the future ...

Special Feature
| Cars Land

Disney's Cars Land

This past July witnessed the opening of "Cars Land", the latest theme area at Disney's California Adventure in Anaheim, California. The new theme area increases the park's size by almost five hectares and is the most extensive part of the expansion which has continued at the park for five years now ...