December 10, 2021

HBL Proud Sponsors, IAAPA EMEA Christmas

HB Leisure was a proud sponsor of the IAAPA EMEA Christmas Summit in Rust, Germany.

The photo above was taken with Alex Sparks, Managing Director HB Leisure. Dr.-Ing. h.c. Roland Mack, founder of Europa-Park, and former IAAPA Chairman Amanda Thompson OBE, Managing Director of Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

The summit was held was hosted by Europa-Park who had transformed the event into a magical winter wonderland. It was an opportunity for over 90 industry professionals to gather before the Christmas break to discuss the events of the last two years whilst looking towards a more optimistic future ahead.

As part of the event, guests were treated to two behind-the-scenes EDUTours of the parks. An EDUTour of Rulantica, which debuted in November 2019, and Europa Park’s water dark ride, Pirates in Batavia.

For more information about the next IAPPA event in the EMEA region visit