World’s best recreation park 2019 is in Germany and themed around Europe
Europa-Park of Germany has been announced the world’s best amusement park 2019, beating Disney and emerging rivals from China and South America.
The Golden Ticket Awards are hosted by “Amusement Today” and survey showed amusement park voters, industry fans, suppliers, manufacturers and journalists to rate the best parks in 22 categories.
Unfamiliar with Europa-Park? As its name suggests,unfamiliar with Europa-Park,it features 15 European themed areas — Germany, France, Austria, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands etc. — 100 attractions, 13 roller coasters and is the largest theme park in Germany, spread over 95 hectares.
It also has pride of too much talk bearing the title of largest entertainment park in the world, with 23 hours’ worth of live entertainment programming every day including a recreation of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, music concerts, ice shows and acrobatics performances.
The park attracts 5.5 million visitors per year which is situated in Rust, the border region where Germany meets France and Switzerland.
“Mission Astronaut,” a 360-degree cinematic experience in space travel and the opening of a new on-site hotel, Hotel Krønasår, is the new attractions introduced this year.
Meanwhile, Disney’s Millennium Falcon was named the best new family attraction 2019,a Smugglers Run at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, arguably the biggest theme park story of the summer.
Other big winners who received the award for best innovation 2019 include the Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort, New Braunfels, Texas, were named best water park, and Canada’s Wonderland in Vaughan, Ontario, just outside Toronto.
Some of the winners are here;
Best amusement park: Europa-Park, Rust, Germany
Best water park: Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort, New Braunfels, Texas
Best family park: Dutch Wonderland, Lancaster, Pa.
Best wildlife/marine park: SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando, Fla.
Best guest experience and kids’ area: Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
Most beautiful park: Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Va.
Best new attraction installation: Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Orlando, Fla.
Best new roller coaster: The Steel Curtain at Kennywood, West Mifflin, Pa.
Best innovation: Canada’s Wonderland, Vaughan, Ontario