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Hello children, 

I'd like to introduce my comic!

My name is Captain Ecki and I want to take you along on my fantastic journey. As the captain of an airship I've travelled far and wide and had many great adventures. My zeppelin and I have been caught up in storms and other perilous situations, and many a time the success of my journey was hanging by a thread. 


Airship in a storm
Construction of the hangar
Detail of the Captain Ecki Comic

Perhaps you're surprised... 

... because your parents never told you anything about me? Well that's because many grown ups don't know that the Tropical Islands dome has a very special story. If I tell you my secret you won't tell anyone, will you?

My secret... but shhh!

What the grown ups know about my hangar and Tropical Islands is just a cover. I myself invented the story so that the press wouldn't follow me around and force me to give interviews, because after my journey around the world I was pretty popular…

Inside the airship

How it all began...

First things first: it all began many years ago. I had already made a name for myself as an inventor and engineer, so I wasn't surprised when the German Airship Guild approached me because it was looking for a brave pilot who would take on the challenge of flying around the world.

Airship in a storm
Captain Ecki

I wasn't just supposed to fly around the world in my airship, I was supposed to do it all on my own! Just imagine - with a flying machine that usually needs a crew of 28 to get moving! That was a real challenge and to be honest I almost lost heart for a moment...

The plan was, and I say this without exaggerating, pretty crazy, even for a highly experienced pilot like myself. After all, steering such an airship through a storm is no mean feat!

If you want to read the whole true story about my fantastic journey, come and visit me and my friends at Tropical Islands. I look forward to meeting you!

Tropical Islands as an employer - Follow the call of the tropics

  • EXTRAS: Discounts
  • TASTY: Meals at the staff restaurant
  • FLEXIBLE: Working hours, training schemes and continuing education
  • FOR FREE: Shuttle bus within the resort; work clothes
  • HEALTHY: Fitness club
  • DAILY: Tropical Sea and palm-fringed sandy beach …
  • FUN: Regular staff events like Christmas parties and so on