Issue 5/2014: September/October 2014

Topic Overview (Excerpt):

  • Disney's Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Crowns the New Fantasyland
  • The New Indoor Playground at Hansa-Park
  • Playland Expansion at Schloss Dankern
  • New Play Area at Schloss Beck
  • Happy Valley Beijing Goes Weatherproof
  • Fun Arena Opens Black Light Area
  • Tarzan & Jane in a Laser Obstacle Course
  • New Indoor High Ropes Course at Kletterhalle Sauerland 
  • Warner Beach: Bathing with Scooby Doo & Co.
  • Agua Mágica: Sevilla's "Beach"
  • Verrückt: World's Tallest Water Slide Opens in Kansas City 
  • Wolfsburg, Germany: Two New Slides for BadeLand
  • Entdeckerbad Damp, Germany: Sights, Sounds & Smells of the Baltic Sea
  • Osnabrück: A Zoo and Its Changes
  • Holiday Parks as Economic Drivers: 20 Years of Center Parcs Sauerland
  • Review: Asian Attractions Expo Beijing
Special Feature
| Just Add Water!

Schloss Dankern Expanded

One important component of the diverse range of recreational features at Schloss Dankern is the Topas fun bath which opened in 1996. Now the Von Landsberg-Velens, the family that operates Schloss Dankern, is undertaking the next expansion of the fun bath ...

Special Feature
| Welcome, Muggles!

Harry Potters Diagon Alley

Long awaited and heaped with laurels in advance, the newest theme area at Universal Resort Orlando, Florida opened on July 8th of this year - the new Harry Potter theme attraction "Diagon Alley" ...

Special Feature
| Money or Life?!

Leisure Industry & Demographic Developments

In the next one to two decades the shift in the age structure within society will begin to change tourism-related market segments both in quantitative and in qualitative terms ...

Special Feature
| Ratatouille

Ratatouille at Disneyland Paris

Actually the opening of the new theme area was originally expected in 2012 - but finally on July 10th the fantasy and dream world of the rat chef Rémy from the Disney Pixar film "Ratatouille" officially opened for visitors at the Disney Studio Park Paris ...