TOKYO DISNEYSEA HONORED WITH THE 2022 APPLAUSE AWARD
Biannually, since 1980, the prestigious Liseberg Applause Award honours a park whose management, operations and creative accomplishments have inspired the industry with foresight, originality and sound business development.
Liseberg premieres POV for new roller coaster Luna
This year Liseberg introduced a new themed area, Luna Park, as a part of the park’s centennial celebration. Two new family rides, Turbo & Tempus, opened in connection with the park's premiere in April. Next year, when Liseberg celebrates its 100-year anniversary, Luna Park will be completed with the third and biggest attraction in the area, the Vekoma Family Boomerang Luna. Watch the new POV here.
Liseberg presents AtmosFear VR – a next generation VR experience in Europe’s tallest free fall
Liseberg presents AtmosFear VR - a tailored virtual reality experience with a speed of 110km/h in Europe's highest free-fall ride. AtmosFear VR opens in connection with Liseberg's premiere on April 23, and will operate until the wooden coaster Balder, which is closed for track-replacement, reopens later this summer.
Liseberg reports strong financial results despite major restrictions
Despite a delayed opening and extensive capacity constraints, Liseberg reports an improvement in earnings of almost one billion SEK for 2021 compared to 2020. "We are beginning to see the contours of a Liseberg, which has made its way through the crisis," says Andreas Andersen, CEO of Liseberg.
Liseberg kicks off centennial celebration with a new themed area; Luna Park
In 2023 Liseberg celebrates its 100-year anniversary. This centennial will be marked by the opening of the Liseberg Grand Curiosa Hotel in 2023 and Oceana Water World in 2024. Already next year, the celebration begins with a completely new themed area named Luna Park, as well as two new family rides, Turbo & Tempus. A year later, the Luna family boomerang roller coaster, will be added to the area.
Liseberg receives ISO 20121 sustainability certification as the first amusement park in the world
Liseberg has on December third received an ISO 20121 certification for their sustainability management system. This is an important milestone for Liseberg’s sustainability work, aiming to become a world leader in sustainable amusement park operations.
The 2020 Applause Award postponed again
The Applause Award is the theme- and amusement parks industry’s oldest and most prestigious award. The award has been presented biannually since 1980, but due to the current circumstances around COVID-19, the 2020 award will be postponed until 2022.
Construction starts on Liseberg’s indoor water park Oceana
After years of planning, the construction can now start on Liseberg’s year-round, indoor water park. The water park – that will be named Oceana – is the second part of Liseberg’s expansion project, marking the parks centennial in 2023. With unique themes and 14 water attractions, the experience will be unlike anything else on the north European market.
The Applause Award celebrates Ruby Jubilee
The Applause Award is the theme- and amusement parks industry’s oldest and most prestigious award. So far, 19 outstanding parks have received the award. This year it is 40 years since the very first Applause Award was presented. To commemorate the anniversary year of the award, a new anniversary logo is now being introduced.
Liseberg lays foundation for the future Grand Curiosa Hotel
On June 22, 2020 Swedish amusement parks were informed that they will not be allowed to open this summer. This has large consequences for the Swedish amusement park industry. Despite this, Liseberg is looking ahead. South of the amusement park the new Grand Curiosa Hotel is rapidly taking shape. “In these tough times, it feels amazing to see this project come to life”, says Andreas Andersen.
Liseberg presents next generation virtual queuing system
This spring Liseberg opens the new Dark Ride Underland, situated in the children’s area Kaninlandet (the Rabbit Land). For the new ride, visitors will not have to stand in a physical queue and wait. Instead, Liseberg launches a newly developed virtual queuing system.
The ABBA Dinner Show ’Mamma Mia! The Party’ to Liseberg
After a 4 year run in Stockholm and the successful September premiere in London, , Mamma Mia! The Party Dinner Show moves to Liseberg’s show venue Rondo. ABBA member Björn Ulvaeus, together with Andreas Andersen, CEO of Liseberg, today presented how Rondo will be transformed for the Mamma Mia! The Party, that will premiere in August 28 2020. Ticket sales starts on Tuesday October 29 2019.