CoasterBuzz Podcast #18 posted

Posted Tuesday, January 17, 2006 1:57 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Jeff, Pat, Greg and Mike review this week's news in the amusement industry.

  • Paramount's Kings Island says they'll do Winterfest again next season.
  • Camp Snoopy no more, as Mall of America lets their Peanuts license slip.
  • Disney parks in Orlando have record holiday season. Is this the return of pre-9/11 tourism or really good marketing?
  • Six Flags chief says new rides aren't the key to boosting attendance, making things family friendly are.
  • There's no way of telling if all of the talk from the new Six Flags regime will be successful so we have to wait and see.
  • While temporary, some Six Flags parks momentarily said they would not allow re-entry into their parks. What the hell were they thinking?
  • Is "classism" a factor in pricing admission to the amusement parks?
  • Six Flags success going forward will depend on the perception of real value.

Link: CoasterBuzz Podcast

Tuesday, January 17, 2006 2:21 PM
beast7369's avatar This is not showing up on Itunes as being downloadable yet. Not sure if you need to do something to get it to show up in Itunes.

EDIT: It is there now finally.
*** This post was edited by beast7369 1/17/2006 3:02:26 PM ***

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Tuesday, January 17, 2006 6:41 PM
I enjoyed the Six Flags commentary as I too am a skeptic as it comes to the recent news items...
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Tuesday, January 17, 2006 7:54 PM
Finally the period in my name gets some respect. :)*** This post was edited by J. 1/17/2006 8:05:01 PM ***
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