Tema: Theme parks

The Covid-19 shadow falls over theme parks

Since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the Covid-19 pandemic on Wednesday 11th March, beyond the numbers of people affected, there’s also been continual related news from almost all sectors of the economy, including the leisure industry. Some of the facilities that reacted most promptly to the WHO statement were theme parks. In fact, the day after the declaration, The Walt Disney Company announced the closure of two of its theme parks in the US, Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure. Those in Hong Kong and Shanghai, closest to the origin of the virus, had already closed in late January. [...]

London Resort, a world-class theme park.

It has been recently announced that The London Resort, one of the most ambitious theme park projects in Europe, will open its doors in 2024. According to its specifications, the park will occupy 90 hectares of land and will consist, in the first phase, of a theme park, a hotel complex and an additional services area with an entertainment plaza and facilities for conferences and congresses, whilst an indoor water park and a second theme park are planned for future phases. Pierre-Yves Gerbeau, the newly appointed general manager of the London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH), promoter of the project and [...]

Aquarama among the elite water parks

It has been selected as the seventh best water park by TripAdvisor’s Travellers Choice The Aquarama Water Park in Benicàssim and Flamingo Aquapark in Alicante, have been selected amongst the best waterparks in Tripadvisor’s Travellers Choice awards, which choose the winners using an algorithm that takes into account both the quantity and quality of the opinions and ratings for amusement and water parks worldwide, over a period of 12 months. Siam Park in Tenerife has been recognized for the sixth consecutive year as the best water park in the world. The experience of zero gravity on its famous “Dragon” and [...]

Inauguration of the Studio Ghibli theme park.

In April of the year 2022, the retinue of fans of the stories of Totoro, Mononoke and Chihiro, will be able to reminisce about some of the scenes of these animated films, thanks to the Studio Ghibli theme park. It’s a space of more than 200 ha, in the city of Nagakute, where aficionados will be able to enjoy attractions, activities and buildings in a natural environment that will replicate the anime landscapes. The project, which plans to reuse the abandoned lands and existing facilities, has as a major lure the reconstruction of the buildings of the Miyazaki films. It [...]

Parques Reunidos has a new CEO

In response to the proposal of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee, the Board of Directors of Parques Reunidos has appointed José Díaz as the company’s new CEO. The Board considered Diaz capable of achieving four objectives: to improve the optimization of operations, strengthen the focus on the company's traditional business, encourage corporate acquisitions and consolidate the business model towards indoor centres. In reference to Diaz’s appointment, Chairman of the Board Richard Golding, stated: " I am delighted to have José Díaz back at Parques Reunidos. We were lucky to have him among our team for 10 years at the time [...]

Melofolia: the new music-centred theme park project

This month, we’d like to present a new project on which we are working: the Melofolia theme park. This is an original and genuine concept, in Domaine de Chauffaille in Limousin, France. Our know-how and creativity allow us to provide a customised solution for this development. Our skilled team will ensure that music is placed at the very core of the attractions and thanks to this, visitors will be able to enjoy educational and fun experiences. Composed of giant musical instruments, which will enthral visitors and let them enter into the heart of music, the company DREAMGEST has a very [...]

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