News | 27 Feb 2024

Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg Comes to Cinemas

(eap) On March 7, “WUNDERLAND – Vom Kindheitstraum zum Welterfolg” (engl.: “Wonderland – From Childhood Dream to Global Fame“) is going to start in German cinemas. The emotional documentary about Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg tells the story of the (...) read more

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News | 26 Feb 2024

Blackpool Pleasure Beach Rebranding

(eap) The family-run leisure park resort Blackpool Pleasure Beach on the south coast of Blackpool in Lancashire, England, has recently undergone a rebranding and is now operating under the name “Pleasure Beach Resort”. The park will always be the (...) read more

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News | 23 Feb 2024

Heide Park Reveals Dark Ride Secret

(eap) In recent months, Germany’s Heide Park, which is located in Soltau and operated by Merlin Entertainments, has been running a mysterious marketing campaign to promote its new attraction, which was teased under the name of “Katakomben Tour”. The (...) read more

News | 23 Feb 2024

Slagharen to Open New Lodges Soon

(eap) The Dutch leisure and holiday park Slagharen is anticipating the availability of its new accommodation facilities. Thanks to the quick construction work progress, visitors will be able to enjoy a stay in the new lodges sooner than expected – (...) read more

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News | 22 Feb 2024

Alton Towers Announces Opening Date for “Nemesis Reborn”

(eap) With a “spooky” marketing campaign, the British theme park Alton Towers, operated by Merlin Entertainments, recently announced that the popular roller coaster “Nemesis” will reopen on March 16 under the name “Nemesis Reborn”. Opened in 1994 as (...) read more

News | 21 Feb 2024

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: “Return to Azkaban”

(eap) To mark the 20th anniversary of the third film of the “Harry Potter” series, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter presents a new feature: “Return to Azkaban”. From May 1 through September 4, 2024, visitors will be (...) read more

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News | 21 Feb 2024

VDFU ConnEX Kicks off in Berlin

(eap) The first edition of the new industry format “VDFU ConnEX”, organized by the German Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (VDFU) in cooperation with the German Tourism Association, takes place in Berlin today. Association members and (...) read more

News | 20 Feb 2024

SeaWorld Celebrates 60th Anniversary

(eap) The SeaWorld brand is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. Guests are invited to experience new rides, parades, shows and culinary delights at all SeaWorld parks as part of the “So Much More to Sea” anniversary campaign. The celebration (...) read more

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News | 20 Feb 2024

White Paper: Acceleration on Amusement Rides

(eap) At this year’s ASTM safety standards meeting on February 14, 2024 in Louisville, Kentucky, the head of the “Acceleration Task Group”, Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Rohde, presented his publication on the topic of “Limit acceleration on humans”. (...) read more

News | 19 Feb 2024

Stoneweg InfraSport Invests in Surf Park in Birmingham

(eap) The UK’s largest artificial surf park is to be built near Birmingham. The plans for the Emerge Surf facility were first unveiled in 2019. Stoneweg InfraSport (a partnership between the two investment companies Stoneweg and Teras Capital) (...) read more

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News | 19 Feb 2024

Six Flags Over Georgia Reveals Name for New Coaster

(eap) This year, the world’s first “Ultra Surf Coaster” from Intamin will open at Six Flags Over Georgia. The park had left the naming of the new attraction to its fans as part of a voting campaign. In total, over 2,500 name suggestions were (...) read more

News | 19 Feb 2024

Integrating Safety Standards into Water Park Operations

(eap) As part of an online seminar on “Integrating Safety Standards in Water Park Operation” organized by the European Waterpark Association (EWA), Franceen Gonzales, Chief Experience Officer at Canadian waterslide manufacturer WhiteWater West and (...) read more

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