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vom englischen Blackpool
Pleasure Beach (mi.) war
nach Istanbul gereist, um
Branchenkollegen zu treffen.

Zum Abschluss des Spring Forums hatten die
Teilnehmer Gelegenheit, sich die noch relativ junge
KidZania-Anlage in Istanbul anzuschauen.

Wer sich traute, konnte eine
Runde im Launch Coaster
Nefeskesen von Intamin drehen ­ und erleben wie es ist,
von null auf 100 km/h in drei
Sekunden zu beschleunigen.

Ein Dinner Cruise auf dem Bosporus gehörte zu
den zahlreichen Netzwerkaktivitäten während des
IAAPA Spring Forums.

of the theme park, an entertainment &
shopping center and a four-star hotel.
Last year Vialand complex registered
a total of 22 million guests and is
described by Aliolu as "an engine
driving the urban transformation
of Istanbul". Presentations on
industry-related issues and themes
followed introductory greetings
by IAAPA Europe Vice President
Karen Staley and IAAPA Chairman
Gerardo Arteaga Cerda.

Vom Schiff aus hatten die Forums-Teilnehmer in
der Abenddämmerung einen herrlichen Blick auf
die das Flussufer säumenden Gebäude.

Safety First!
Michele Bertazzon, President of
the Italian amusement industry
association ANCASVI, and Gianni
Chiari, Secretary of the European
Aus den USA in die Türkei angereist waren Tim Burkhart (mi.)
Association of Amusement
Marcus Brian, Safety Services
und Michael Reitz (li.) von Six Flags.
Suppliers Industry (EAASI) held a
Director at Merlin Entertainments,
reported on a variety of safety
joint presentation on the current
safety standards in amusement parks and recreational
measures and programs Merlin has successfully implemented
in the five water parks the group operates around the world,
businesses. They emphasized the importance of harmonizing
pointing out that different standards apply for different types
safety standards for rides and attractions around the world
and revising and updating norms accordingly. The two Italian of water park attractions.
industry veterans also see future development potential in
Disneyland Paris Prevention, Safety and Environment
the creation of norms for event stages, in the measurement
Director Paul Chatelot talked about the development and the
of acceleration forces on guests in rides and attractions,
accounting for park visitor conduct in relation to accident
build-up of a "safety culture" within an amusement park,
prevention and in new risk assessment strategies, particularly emphasizing that the issue of safety has to transition within
in relation to how handicapped people are treated in
companies from being a must to a commonly understood
amusement and adventure parks.
matter of course.
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