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Jane Cooper, President/COO Herschend Family...

Jane Cooper, formerly President and CEO of Paramount Parks, and chair of the IAAPA board of directors, is currently President and Chief Operating Officer of Herschend...

Battle for Eire – Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s...

Busch Gardens Williamsburg's new attraction for 2018 offers an exhilarating virtual reality (VR) experience on a motion simulator. It is, says park president Kevin...

Top 21 new family rides in Europe’s theme parks...

In the first of a series of features focusing on new theme park attractions around the world for 2018, Blooloop shines a spotlight on family rides in Europe. From classic...

Creating an ICON – the making of Blackpool’s...

Blackpool Pleasure Beach's new double launch coaster is a lot of fun. Yet thanks to the British site's notoriously ride intensive layout, designing and constructing it...

Evermore – how Utah’s new smart park is...

Imagine a theme park without rides or IP, but with live action role playing (LARP), dragons, quests, pirates, and midnight costume parties. This is Evermore, opening in...

Indonesia in 2018 – best sellers waterparks...

Indonesia is a young nation. It also has one of the fastest growing digital buyer penetrations, making its consumers one of the most interesting and sought after groups...

11 things we learned at the IAAPA EMEA Spring Forum in...

The most westerly Spring Forum ever staged by IAAPA EMEA took place this May in and around Dublin, Ireland. Here's what Blooloop learned from three days at the Guinness...

Taylor Jeffs on Legacy GGE and its Shanghai Haichang...

Taylor Jeffs, president and chief creative officer at Legacy GGE, talks about how he came to lead a global entertainment design firm and its ambitious Shanghai Haichang...

King Kong comes to Tunisia – the rooftop...

Medinas serve as a focal point in several North African cities. Popular with tourists, these historical walled districts or mini towns typically comprise palaces,...

10 ways to have the most luxurious VIP Disneyland...

Disneyland will roll out the red carpet right down Main Street USA for price-is-no-object visitors with a taste for VIP luxury, five-star perks and exclusive experiences...

Merlin Entertainments’ Dominique Sidley, director...

Dominique Sidley, director of global trade strategy at Merlin Entertainments, explains her plans for the evolving business and looks at emerging industry trends ...

A new dawn in Poland with Legendia’s interactive...

Poland's oldest amusement park has been entertaining families since 1959. Yet it was only after rebranding last year as Legendia that it achieved the status of theme...