Roller Coaster and Amusement Industry News

Disneyland performers vote to join Actor's Equity union

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The vote will be certified by the labor board.

Giant Dipper roller coaster at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk turns 100

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The ride opened on May 17, 1924.

Roller coasters taking shape at Mattel amusement park in Arizona

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The park is expected to open in late 2024.

Report says welding started deadly fire at Liseberg

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

One person died and a significant portion of the water park was destroyed.

Top Thrill 2 faces extended closure for modification

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

Zamperla, the manufacturer, is working with the park to make the change.

Disney experience division sees 10% rise in revenue, 12% in operating income for quarter

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The company warns of softer demand as travel moderates post-pandemic.

Six Flags posts lower revenue, EBITDA and per capita spending for the quarter

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The company expects to close the merger with Cedar Fair in Q2.

Cedar Fair sees rise in first quarter net revenue, EBITDA, decrease in per capita spending

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The company expects to close the Six Flags merger in Q2.

Universal Studios Hollywood targets 2026 for new Fast & Furious roller coaster

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

Hollywood Drift will feature individually spinning cars.

Survey suggests possible next roller coaster options for Kings Island

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

Options include an indoor roller coaster and dive coaster.

Universal Orlando previews Super Nintendo World at Epic Universe

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The video is the latest in a series exploring the new lands.

Michelin awards first star to a Walt Disney World restaurant: Victoria and Albert's

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The restaurant is part of the Grand Floridian resort, with pricing starting at $295.

Disney will bet $60 billion on the company's future

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The company will invest heavily into its theme park division, which it sees as its greatest growth opportunity.

Anaheim council vote on DisneylandForward proposal getting closer

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

Residents raise concerns over the long-term plan.

Cedar Fair settles Top Thrill Dragster injury lawsuit

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

Terms of the settlement are confidential.

Guests sue Universal Studios Hollywood for being stuck on Harry Potter ride

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The four people are reportedly seeking damages for emotional distress.

Disney teases $60 billion in new attractions over coming decade

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The company says that it's committed to telling new stories across its theme park properties.

Silver Dollar City opens Fire In The Hole

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The ride replaces a previous ride of the same name.

Do-Dodonpa will not reopen at Fuji-Q Highlands

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

Citing safety and performance issues, the park decided to permanently close the ride.

Legoland California to use dynamic pricing

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

Demand will influence ticket pricing.

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