Standing Still: 10 Years of Disneyland Paris – Part 1

Tom Wolber said so himself during the shareholders meeting in February 2016: “Competition within the theme park industry within Europe is increasing.” Disneyland Paris faces many challenges: remaining the European leader, increasing customer satisfaction, and growing while reaching profits. How did they do this in the last ten years, and what did they do to reach the results seen today?  Continue reading Standing Still: 10 Years of Disneyland Paris – Part 1

Ride Review: The Smiler – Alton Towers

Alton Towers’ newest coaster, The Smiler, smashed the world record for inversions on a coaster when it opened in 2013. Sadly, it is perhaps best known today for the terrible incident in June of last year when two trains collided on the track, resulting in multiple severe injuries to riders on the front row. But, with it being scheduled to reopen next month with the park, it’s a good time to find out whether the coaster itself lives up to the hype…

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The Walking Dead coming to Movie Park Germany in 2016

Movie Park Germany is getting ready for the new season and they finally announced their newest attraction. The park will soon open a unique attraction for Germany and the park itself: “The Walking Dead Breakout”. Yes, you read it correctly, they acquired the rights to bring this popular series to life (or better, dead in this case) at the park. Continue reading The Walking Dead coming to Movie Park Germany in 2016

Ride Review: La Machine à Voyager Dans le Temps – Futuroscope

The video game industry is undoubtedly more popular than ever before. That’s why the success of some video games has been exported into different means of entertainment. Today, we’re going to review a collaboration between Futuroscope and the worldwide famous video game brand Ubisoft, on one of their more popular, and crazy, games. We’re talking about La machine à voyager dans le temps aka The Time Machine that can be found at Futuroscope, France,  hosted by the silly Rabbids! Continue reading Ride Review: La Machine à Voyager Dans le Temps – Futuroscope

Colossos – Die Legende

The amusement industry has recently been riding the motif of restoration and reinvention. With countless coasters around the world being re-tracked, re-worked, re-painted, or re-themed, it is only fair that Europe’s tallest and fastest wooden roller Colossos coaster celebrates its 15th birthday with a reinvention into Colossos – Die Legende.

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