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Carowinds GM Pat Jones on being closed for the year

The amusement park on the border of the Carolinas was not able to open due to Covid restrictions.

Disney adds another 4,000 to layoff total

The cuts come primarily in the Parks, Experiences and Products division.

Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde announces retirement

His retirement is effective January 4.

Universal Orlando lets go of 1,123 salary employees, including Universal Creative

The cuts do not include hourly employees.

Kennywood announces adult chaperone policy for 2021

Kids under 18 will be required to have an adult chaperone after 4p.m., and all of the holiday events.

Cedar Fair appoints BET executive to board of directors

Louis Carr is president of Media Sales for BET Networks.

Galactic Starcruiser hotel rooms teased by Disney parks boss

Disney Parks Chairman Josh D'Amaro showed a mock up of the rooms at this week's virtual IAAPA conference.

Adventureland completes track on Dragon Slayer roller coaster

The ride is an S&S 4D free-spin coaster.

Disney posts $2.8 billion loss for the year

Parks, experiences and products division suffered another brutal hit, losing $1.1 billion in just the last quarter.

California Covid rules close Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk after just one weekend

The area moved back into a case range that requires the park to close.

Family builds backyard roller coaster inspired by Disneyland Matterhorn

The ride includes waterfalls and rock work.

Disney will furlough more employees in California due to restrictions

Advocates say state guidelines "sentence" workers to poverty.

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk among the first to reopen in California

The state's strict guidelines for reopening theme parks has kept most of them closed.

European theme parks closing again with Covid resurgence, bad news for California operators

The company has not yet been allowed to reopen its California parks.

Cedar Fair posts third quarter results, outlining credit position during pandemic

Attendance was as high as 35% to 40% in the early summer.

Kennywood to retire four rides

angaroo, Paratrooper, Bayern Kurve and Volcano will be removed from the park.

Comcast reports 81% decrease in theme park revenue, believes 2021 could be a break-even year

Third quarter revenue fell to $311 million.

Fire fighters rescue riders from stalled Rescue roller coaster at SeaWorld San Antonio

The roller coaster stalled at a high point on the ride.

Disney cuts jobs from its largest and most popular live theme park shows

Casts of Festival of The Lion King and Finding Nemo: The Musical are among those let go.

Laid-off Disneyland worker just misses her 40-year anniversary

Theresa Bojorquez miss the mark by about two months, and started her retirement early.

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