Issue 5/2017: September/October 2017

Topic Overview (Excerpt):

  • Symbolica: Every Masterpiece Starts with Perfect Teamwork – Interview with Fons Jurgens & Sander de Bruijn
  • Legendia: Successful Relaunch of an Amusement Park
  • Parc Astérix: Pégase Express Given Wings
  • Dawson Duel: European Premiere for Double Toboggan Run Fun
  • Wave Breaker: The Rescue Coaster at SeaWorld San Antonio
  • Wanda Movie Park Harbin Opens Dark Ride & Flying Theater
  • Therme Erding Working on VR Water Slide
  • Vikingaliv: Stockholm's New Adventure Museum
  • Zoo News from Europe
  • 25th Anniversary of Disneyland Paris
  • EAS 2017 Preview: Berlin, Here We Come!
  • Asian Attractions Expo 2017: Report
Special Feature
| Symbolica

The Magic of Efteling

65 years ago, Efteling opened its doors for the first time. What began back then as an enchanted forest has now developed into the largest amusement park in the Netherlands featuring attractions, shows, restaurants and overnight accommodation. This past July, the park opened ...

Special Feature
| Compagnie des Alpes

Interview with François Fassier

France’s Compagnie des Alpes was founded in 1989 and is now one of the most important operators in the European leisure industry. Along with various winter sport and skiing resorts, the corporation also holds amusement parks and indoor facilities in its portfolio. We spoke with François Fassier about ...

Special Feature
| Indoor Parks

More Fun, Less Sun?

National Geographic and BBC Earth are opening indoor FECs, Merlin is cooking up another indoor offering with “Little Big City”, and KidZania wants to expand into the USA. More and more amusement parks are expanding with thematic indoor areas and an increasing number of indoor amusement parks ...

Special Feature
| Kalahari Resorts

Expansion Fever

You won’t just find the Kalahari in central Africa these days, but also in three locations in the USA. In order to surprise bathing guests with new experiences, each of the existing parks in the chain was fitted with new water slides and also, in some cases, with other new exciting features ...