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Alton Towers says Smiler roller coaster accident caused by human error

The theme park will reopen the ride next year after a number of changes in protocol.

SeaWorld San Antonio splitting off Aquatica as separate gate

Physical gate changes are underway.

Miracle Strip owners evicted, sued over unpaid rent

Report says they owe more than $328,000.

Food at IAAPA 2015 was delicious

BeaverTails among the standouts at the annual trade show.

Sally Corporation shopping a Walking Dead dark ride

Company says that it's working on a deal with a theme park.

Environmental group sues Worlds of Fun, alleges excess discharge

Group says the park exceeds it permitted discharge.

Universal Studios Hollywood significantly raises annual pass prices

Most expensive pass still has blackout dates.

Walt Disney World announced 50 years ago

The massive resort was announced by its namesake in 1965.

IAAPA Attractions Expo starts this week with over a thousand exhibitors

The industry trade show features the second-largest show floor in its 97-year history.

DelGrosso's testing its wave pool for next spring's opening

The park is exploring wave options for operation next year.

Ark Encounter sets July for opening date

The controversial attraction in Kentucky will open July 7, 2016.

Owner of troubled water park chains himself to water slide to fend off foreclosure

The owner hopes this will attract an investor to help settle his debt.

The parking in Orlando is as much as $20

While the ticket price increases made headlines, there wasn't as much noise about the parking fees.

Star Wars Weekends done at Disney's Hollywood Studios because Star Wars

With construction starting for a constant and extensive Star Wars presence, the park won't need its annual event.

Alton Towers may cut as many as 190 jobs after accident thins crowds

The Smiler accident has negatively affected attendance and revenue.

SeaWorld will phase out orca show in San Diego

Executives outline reboot for the company in analyst call.

Jimmy Fallon posts photos of motion capture for his Universal Orlando ride

The Tonight Show host Instagrams photos from a shoot with ILM.

Former Disneyland Resort worker pleads guilty to offering tickets for sex with underage girl

The convicted man will serve a year in jail.

Santa Monica congresscritter introduces bill to ban captive orcas

Bill would ban capture and breeding because of "suffering."

Disney attendance up 7% for the fiscal year, guest spending up 1%

The media and theme park giant was firing on all cylinders, including significant gains from ESPN.

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