Issue 6/2017: November/December 2017

Topic Overview (Excerpt):

  • 40 Years of Hansa-Park Sierksdorf: on a Road to Success
  • "Hype": Särkänniemi Theme Park Delights with High-Thrill Coaster
  • 50 Years Center Parcs
  • Le Jardin d’Acclimatation: Facelift for Parisian Amusement Park
  • 25 Years Walibi Sud-Ouest
  • Afi Mountain: The New Ape Area at Hannover Adventure Zoo
  • Rulantica – Waterpark Groundbreaking at Europa-Park
  • Hof van Saksen: Dutch Holiday Resort Boasts New Water Slides
  • Interview with Rick Hunter, CEO & President of ProSlide
Special Feature
| Volcano Bay

Universal's New Water Theme Park

Even before Universal announced the closure of its beloved Wet ’n Wild water park, construction had already begun on a new water theme park. Universal announced in May of 2015 that Volcano Bay would be its third theme park at Universal Orlando Resort. "Polynesian Style" was the designers' motto ...

Special Feature
| Villages Nature Paris

An Exemplary Project for Ecological Tourism

The Center Parcs Europe chain, a subsidiary of Pierre et Vacances SA, operates 21 vacation parks in Germany, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Back in September of 2010 the company announced the development of a new theme world near Disneyland Paris with the preliminary name “Les Villages ...

Special Feature
| EAS Report 2017

EAS With A Consistently High Level

From 26-28 September 2017 Berlin was once again the host of EAS, Europe’s largest leisure trade fair, which the city last hosted in 2012 in the halls of the Messe Berlin. The fact that the trade fair, which is organised by the IAAPA, has grown continuously over the last five years, is ...

Special Feature
| Home of the Brick

LEGO® House Opens in Billund

At the latest since the opening of the LEGO® House – Home of the Brick world on 28 September 2017, the Danish city of Billund, headquarters of the LEGO Group and site of the world’s first Legoland park, can claim to be the capital of these colourful building bricks. The new LEGO House, ...