Australia's Gumbuya World to reopen following $50m revamp

Gumbuya World aims to become ‘Disneyland of Victoria’ following $50m revamp

Gumbuya World, an amusement park in Victoria, Australia, is poised to reopen following the first phase of a $50m facelift. The developers aim to transform...
Brazil tax cut opens gate for R $40 million theme park investment

Brazil tax cut opens gate for R$40m theme park investment

Brazil's decision to exempt five theme parks from paying import tax on new equipment is expected to result in an investment of R$ 42.5...


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Northern Lights: how Linnanmäki GM Pia Adlivankin makes a short season work

How Finland’s leading amusement park makes a short season both scary and bright.
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Chocolate drops: Hersheypark GM Kevin Stumpf on new rides, The Boardwalk and a touch...

It was built as a picnic and pleasure grounds for employees of the Hershey chocolate company. Nowadays, Hersheypark is a top 20 rated US amusement park.
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Around the world in 30 years: JRA’s new hires drive growth by design

JRA has designed leading visitor attractions across the world. As the company celebrates 30 years in the themed entertainment business, we talk to executives Keith James, Dan Schultz and...
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Plopsa Group CEO Steve Van den Kerkhof on expansion plans, IP and why the...

Under Steve Van den Kerkhof's leadership, the Plopsa Group has transformed a former honey-themed amusement park into Belgium's busiest theme park.
The Park at OWA: how 'big water' has ended the USA amusement park drought

The Park at OWA: how ‘big water’ has ended the USA amusement park drought

The first new amusement park in North America for almost a decade debuted this summer in Foley, Alabama. Its developer, The Poarch Band of Creek Indians, will be hoping...
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How Puy Du Fou’s spectacular shows are driving spectacular expansion

As Puy du Fou draws the curtain on its 40th anniversary, we speak to president Nicolas de Villiers.

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