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Orlando (Florida USA) host the largest trade fair in the leisure industry, the IAAPA Expo.
More than 800 exhibitors were represented at the world exhibition. One of the highlights sees the best products in the leisure industry being given an award at the fair. In professional circles, this award ceremony is regarded as the "Oscars” of the...

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Company Josef Wiegand GmbH & Co. KG is the market leader for sensational dry slides. The slide on London's “ArcelorMittal Orbit” tower still holds the world record with a height difference of 240 ft. In addition to the spectacular dimensions, Wiegand dry slides also offer a wide range of options for presenting the outer skin of the slide. The...

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Since the beginning of 2019 there is the largest walk-in wooden adventure ball in the world at Lake Steinberg in the South of Germany with its impressive height of 40m. The view from up there goes over the Lake District to the Upper Palatinate Forest.
The twins Julia and Stephanie especially love the 250m long, spectacular stainless-steel tunnel...

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"It's amazing what is produced in East Brandenburg - even fun in Brüssow," is how our authorised signatory Dieter Hahn summed it up when we were awarded the Brandenburg Environmental Seal in June 2018 for our site in Brüssow, where water slides made of glass-fibre reinforced plastic (GRP) are sustainably produced for fun pools all over the world.
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In addition to slide hiking trails, treetop trails are now also becoming increasingly popular with nature-loving tourists.

On the 11th of July visitors to the Graubünden canton in Switzerland will be blown away: It is the world's longest treetop trail, at 1.5 km, connecting the districts of Laax-Murschetg and Laax-Dorf. The system, accessible...

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In the middle of the Brixental valley, just 6 kilometres from the world-famous town of Kitzbühel, lies the picturesque holiday destination of Kirchberg. The town of 5,300 can accommodate over 8,200 guests. In winter skiers find boundless enjoyment on the slopes, whilst in summer this is an ideal starting point for hikes and cycle rides.
There are...

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Arles, once the provincial capital of the Roman Empire, is a town on the Rhône in Provence. Numerous remains of buildings bear witness to this period. In addition, the world-famous painter Vincent van Gogh lived and worked here for a time and was inspired by the area and its special atmosphere.

The "Luma Arles" is a well-known cultural complex...

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The Thuringian state capital city of Erfurt was designated the venue of the 2021 German Federal Garden Show.
This continues a very long tradition, as the first international gardening exhibition was held as early as 1865.
The city is also famous for the year-round EGA, the Erfurt Garden Show, known in the GDR era as “IGA”. The moat of the...

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The largest Google headquarters outside the USA has it now, the largest real estate developer in the Emirates, Miral, now has it too: a design slide made in Germany by Josef Wiegand GmbH from Rasdorf!
Even if such slides can serve as an official, second escape route for upper levels, this is not the goal here. These slides are visual statements...

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Pigeon Forge in Tennessee is a very popular tourist destination in the Smokey Mountains. There are already five Wiegand Alpine Coasters here. Lisa and Mark Williford have also been running an Alpine Coaster in Rodwy Bear Mountain Adventure in neighbouring Gatlinburg since 2017. New since 2019 is the Rowdy Bear Ridge Adventure Park in the middle of...

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