Sunday, February 25, 2024

Slagharen Wins Top Kids Holiday Provider at Utrecht Holiday Fair

Slagharen, The Netherlands — Amusement & holiday park Slagharen won during the Holiday Fair in Utrecht the Kids Holiday Provider of the Year Award 2015 in the category “Amusement holidays.” Randy and Rosie and thirty Kids Holiday Guide Detectives joined Kids Top 20 personality Monique Smit at the ceremony. Over the past 4 weeks, more than five thousand children and parents voted for their favorite destination. The competition is a project of Kids Holiday Guide and is held annually in conjunction with the Holiday Fair.

In the category ‘theme parks’, no less than 60% voted for Slagharen, where you go from one adventure to another, with more than thirty attractions, including the new Jules Verne Adventure Land, theater shows, parades and stunt shows, and where you can stay inside a wigwam.

“We have won an even bigger audience in this category, which makes us very proud! Here we do it for all,”says director Wouter Dekkers.

The past four years Slagharen was awarded seven prizes, some international:
Kids Award 2014 – in the category “Amusement Park Vacations”
Kids Award 2013 – for the most prized destination for families.
Beaches – Beaches recreation specialist recommended the park in 2013
Rides – best value for money in 2010
Beaches – Best amusement in the Netherlands 2010
IAAPA – Best performing Live Entertainment 2011
VVV – most innovative amusement park / Rob de Bes Award 2010

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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