Issue 6/2018: November/December 2018

Topic Overview (Excerpt):

  • Crazy Stone Age at Potts Park (Germany)
  • Parc Spirou Provence: New Theme Park in France Now Open
  • Interview with: Martin Weichselgartner, Managing Director of Zierer Rides
  • Familypark Neusiedlersee Celebrates 50th Anniversary
  • Majaland Kownaty: Poland's First Plopsa Theme Park Now Open
  • Energylandia: Still Breaking Records
  • Mattel Play! Sevenum – Strong IP for New Indoor Playing Pleasure
  • Waterwolf: New Interactive Indoor Attraction in Madurodam
  • Riviéra Pool Brno: Modern Waterslide Thrills in the Czech Republic
  • Germany's Rostock Zoo Opens "Polarium"
  • CARO – Efteling's New Show, a Source of Emotion
  • New Trend: Drones Conquer the Leisure & Entertainment Sector
  • Maintenance Checks at Leisure Facilities: Software Solutions
Special Feature
| Parc Spirou

France's New Comic Theme Park

The emergence of a completely new theme park is a fairly rare occurrence in Europe, especially if a major brand or IP is directly involved in the project. In mid-June a new theme park, Parc Spirou Provence, was opened in Monteux in the south of France. It is home to popular comic figures ...

Special Feature
| Europa-Park

Relaunch: CanCan Coaster & Co.

This year, Germany's Europa-Park has dedicated itself to a special relaunch project: In its French theme area, the park has reopened its "Eurosat" dark rollercoaster as "Eurosat 2.0 - CanCan Coaster", offering park visitors not one but two new ride experiences. In addition, a new dark ride ...

Special Feature
| EAS 2018 in Review

Trade Show Sets New Records in Amsterdam

A total of 15,800 industry professionals attended this year's Euro Attractions Show in Amsterdam to explore the latest trends and novelties in the European leisure and attractions industry. Some 570 companies exhibited their products at their own trade show booths, taking the opportunity to ...

Special Feature
| Pimp Your Slide!

Technologies for Waterslides

Since the first large water slides were installed in German swimming pools in the mid-1970s, the variety of products on offer has changed from the simple chute or slide channel to spectacular high-tech attractions. Similar to amusement park rides, slides nowadays are often integrated into complete theme worlds ...