Roller Coaster and Amusement Industry News

New permits imply changes coming to Epcot

Posted Today, 8:06 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Disney was issued permits to reconfigure water ways and retention for future development.

Orlando Magic NBA team will feature logos, special seating and Walt Disney World passes for sale at arena

Posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:59 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The theme park operator is expanding its partnership with the professional basketball team.

Deal for UK Paramount themed park falls apart

Posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:59 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Plans to build the park will move forward, without the Paramount branding.

Disney theme park auction includes hand-drawn park map expected to fetch $900k

Posted Tuesday, June 20, 2017 9:17 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Artifacts include everything from costumes to small ride vehicles.

Theme park impact on property values uncertain

Posted Tuesday, June 20, 2017 9:17 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Residents ponder the impact of a proposed Legoland park in New York.

Universal Studios Florida kids area reportedly changing to Nintendo theme

Posted Friday, June 16, 2017 9:32 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Report says the roller coaster will take on a Donkey Kong theme.

Illinois Wild West Town is hard to sell to new operators

Posted Friday, June 16, 2017 9:32 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The current owners want to sell the property to a new owner that will continue to operate the tiny theme park.

Shanghai Disneyland entertains 10 million guests in first year

Posted Friday, June 16, 2017 9:31 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Resort has positive first year relative to efforts in Paris and Hong Kong.

Disney, Universal and SeaWorld sue over property tax assessments in Orange County, Florida

Posted Wednesday, June 14, 2017 9:36 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Disney describes the assessments as "excessive."

Walt Disney World will honor boy killed by alligator with symbol from charitable foundation

Posted Wednesday, June 14, 2017 9:35 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A lighthouse sculpture, used as the symbol for the Lane Thomas Foundation, will be placed at one of the resorts.

Six Flags America Wonder Woman Lasso of Truth ride coincides with release of popular movie

Posted Wednesday, June 14, 2017 9:35 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The swing ride climbs 24 stories and goes 40 mph.

Disney now owns 97% of Euro Disney, will delist it from trading

Posted Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:05 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The Disneyland Paris resort operated as an independent company for 27 years.

Merlin says terrorist attacks hurting attendance for UK attractions

Posted Tuesday, June 13, 2017 9:12 AM | Contributed by Jeff

London attractions and parks like Alton Towers have seen a dip in visits.

History: Six Flags Over Georgia turns 50

Posted Tuesday, June 13, 2017 9:12 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Feature highlights the park's first half-century.

Universal Studios Hollywood will ditch Shrek for a variety of DreamWorks Animation 4-D attractions

Posted Tuesday, June 13, 2017 9:12 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The company acquired DreamWorks last year.

Orlando theme park and hotel deals offered for summer 2017

Posted Monday, June 12, 2017 9:05 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando, along with countless properties in between, want your business.

Universal Studios Japan breaks ground on Super Nintendo World

Posted Friday, June 9, 2017 10:46 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A Mario Kart ride is confirmed to be one of the signature attractions.

Universal Studios Hollywood will go all out for a Harry Potter Christmas

Posted Thursday, June 8, 2017 1:58 PM | Contributed by Jeff

A new projection show on Hogwarts Castle and holiday food offerings are coming in November.

Cedar Point teasing Mean Streak makeover

Posted Wednesday, June 7, 2017 11:03 AM | Contributed by Walt S

A newly released 18-second aerial video gives a flyover view of the red coaster track that sits atop its wooden structure.

Warner Bros. Movie World Australia announces DC Rivals HyperCoaster

Posted Wednesday, June 7, 2017 11:01 AM | Contributed by eightdotthree

The new ride will have backward facing seats.

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