Roller Coaster and Amusement Industry News

Roller coasters going up in new indoor mall in New Jersey

Posted Yesterday, 9:53 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The American Dream mall project in Meadowlands is expected to open this year.

Giraffe born in Animal Kingdom's Kilimanjaro Safari

Posted Yesterday, 9:33 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The baby stands six feet tall on the curated savanna.

Morey's Piers announces Runaway Tram roller coaster

Posted Monday, January 14, 2019 8:41 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The project will cost $4 million.

YouTube a resource for reliving defunct Disney attractions

Posted Friday, January 11, 2019 2:05 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Old favorites can still be viewed, some in their old video glory.

Schlitterbahn status for Kansas City park uncertain

Posted Friday, January 11, 2019 2:05 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The company won't say if the park will open this year, where a 10-year-old died in 2016 and criminal charges are pending around the incident.

Disneyland Resort makes extraordinary price increases for tickets, passes and parking

Posted Sunday, January 6, 2019 5:18 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The pricing increases took effect Sunday.

Boring Company tunnel prototype works like a side-friction roller coaster

Posted Sunday, January 6, 2019 5:18 PM | Contributed by kpjb

The mechanism to steer the vehicle is like the classic Leap The Dips roller coaster.

Steel Curtain arriving at Kennywood

Posted Friday, December 28, 2018 9:31 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The Steelers themed roller coaster is being delivered to the Pittsburgh amusement park.

Six Flags Over Georgia among others advocating school calendar dates to meet labor demands

Posted Wednesday, December 26, 2018 10:58 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The amusement park is one of a number of seasonal businesses that rely on teenagers.

Silverwood workers charged with embezzling $800,000

Posted Wednesday, December 26, 2018 10:58 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Two Silverwood employees were indicted.

Six Flags Great Adventure faces fine over Kingda Ka restraint incident

Posted Sunday, December 23, 2018 3:39 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The park may have to pay a fine up to $5,000.

SeaWorld Entertainment breaks ground on new corporate headquarters

Posted Thursday, December 20, 2018 11:58 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The building, next to the Orlando park, is expected to be complete in the fall of 2019.

Walt Disney World holiday transformation is a massive effort led by a relatively small team

Posted Thursday, December 20, 2018 11:58 AM | Contributed by Jeff

There are only 41 full-time, year-round cast members in Holiday Services.

Elitch Gardens site rezoned, will eventually be replaced

Posted Wednesday, December 19, 2018 9:17 AM | Contributed by J.

There are no immediate plans to demolish the park, but its future and possible relocation are uncertain.

Protesters disrupt animal shows at Gold Coast theme park

Posted Monday, December 17, 2018 9:59 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A number of arrests were made as the protesters say they were advocating for the animals.

Carnival Cruise Line to introduce the first roller coaster at sea in 2020

Posted Thursday, December 13, 2018 1:11 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The ride will be on the new Mardi Gras ship.

DOJ will not charge SeaWorld Entertainment over investor expectations

Posted Thursday, December 13, 2018 8:51 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The SEC, however, fined the company and its former chief executive over comments about the effect of the Blackfish film.

Magic Forest in Lake George changes hands, name

Posted Thursday, December 13, 2018 8:51 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The new owners will call it Lake George Expedition Park.

Universal Orlando sued for death following King Kong ride

Posted Wednesday, December 12, 2018 9:29 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Suit says warnings were not posted in Spanish.

Six Flags gets tax abatement and approval to operate Magic Waters

Posted Wednesday, December 12, 2018 9:24 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The company needed approval from 11 taxing jurisdictions.

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