VIDEO (2022 Edition)
This year the Parksmania Awards 2022 took place at Movieland - The Hollywood Park, for the 21st edition.
The movie themed park on Garda Lake (Lazise, Verona - Italy) hosted the new edition of the Parksmania Awards, the prestigious recognition that every year the online magazine Parksmania.it assigns to the Italian and European amusement parks that have distinguished themselves during the season for specific initiatives in the amusement field.
The Award is internationally recognized as one of the most important events in the sector and sees the participation of representatives of the main parks in Italy and Europe and of leading companies in the entertainment market.
On Thursday, the 20th and Friday, the 21st of October there were meetings and conferences dedicated to Italian parks managers, focused on topics like F&B, staff training, administration, marketing, customer satisfaction, technical maintenance, innovation and logistics.
On Friday, the 21st of October at 6.30pm there was the Awards Ceremony: during the show it has been possible to assist at the performances of the artistic cast of Movieland Park alternated with the awarding for Best Staff, Best New Attraction, Best New Show, and the Award for the Park of the Year.
On Saturday, the 22nd of October it was possible for the guests of the event to visit Movieland Park, open for the Halloween season.
European Park of the Year
Disneyland Paris Resort
30 years of magic, innovation and pop culture. The Kingdom of Dreams, which opened on the 12th of April 1992, has already welcomed hundreds of millions of guests, creating unforgettable memories for adults and kids alike. Today Disneyland Paris celebrates its 30th anniversary in a splendid way and continues to offer new services and entertainments: from the appreciated shows and parades, to the “aerial” shows with drones, up to the opening of the new area dedicated to the Marvel World and to the Avengers. The richness and variety of the offer remains always at levels of excellence
European Top New Attraction
FUTUROSCOPE - Chasseurs de Tornades
With a 21 million euro investment, Chasseurs de Tornades gives to the Futuroscope guests the possibility to experience the simulation of a real tornado in one of its most technological attractions. A mix of adrenaline, storytelling, high tech scenes and impressive special effects together with the biggest cylindrical LED screen in the world
PUY DU FOU - Le Signe du Triomphe
In 2022 the majestic themed show of Puy du Fou presents a completely renewed mise-en-scene which includes the incredible transformation of the great arena into a naumachia. The protagonist of the great naval battle is the imperial galley, 40 metres long and 15 metres high, against the Gallic rafts in an amazing ending
EUROPA-PARK - Eatrenalin
A unique and innovative concept: the combination of dark ride and starred dining in a memorable experience that best satisfies all the senses. Eatrenalin clearly represents the constant research carried out by Europa Park in creating and perfecting new forms of entertainment. The result? Also this time, surprising!
WALT DISNEY STUDIOS PARIS - Spider-Man W.E.B. Adventure
Spider-Man W.E.B. Adventure is the next-generation attraction at Avengers Campus, where guests gain the ability to cast webs just like the famous Superhero. Fun and challenge guaranteed, thanks to special technologies that recognize and reproduce gestures and body movements to interact with the 3D environment and compete in the capture of Spider-Bots
FÅRUP SOMMERLAND - Fønix
40 metres high, 905 metres of track, a maximum speed of 95km/h: these are the record numbers for the largest investment in the history of the Danish park. Produced by Vekoma and with an investment of 13 million euros, Fønix presents a unique layout to differentiate itself in the European market and to strengthen tourism in the region
FAMILYPARK - Biberburg
In 2022 the themed park FamilyPark, acquired in 2019 by Compagnie des Alpes, presented the largest water coaster in Austria: Biberburg. Produced by Intamin and with an investment of 9,5 million euros, it includes a slope from 17 metres, a 325 metre track, a nice theming and different surprise elements that guarantee fun for the whole family