Roller Coaster and Amusement Industry News

DA threatens to sue Kennywood over security measures

Posted | Contributed by BrettV

The response comes after last year's shooting incident at the park.

Out & Equal conference will be held at Walt Disney World with major corporate sponsors

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

Executives from major US companies will convene at the conference.

Walt Disney World unions reach agreement with the company

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

Disney will boost minimum wages to $18 by the end of the year.

Dynamic Attractions up for sale

Posted | Contributed by PhantomTails

The manufacturer of the ride systems around the world has seen a number of losses in recent years.

Disneyland revamps Toontown to make it more accessible and inclusive

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The area of the park has been closed for renovations for about a year.

Mother of Tyre Sampson settles with operators of Orlando Free Fall

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The 14-year-old boy fell to his death from the ride about a year ago.

SeaWorld Orlando ditches "comfort collars," lowers height requirement on Ice Breaker roller coaster

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The new height requirement is 48 inches.

Iger says Disney theme park price increases were too "aggressive"

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The Disney CEO made the comments at an analyst media conference.

Universal's Texas project gets green light from local city council

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

Some residents speak out against the project.

Disneyland fan visited nearly 3,000 times before pandemic, setting record

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

Jeff Reitz visited the theme park on 2,995 consecutive days.

Six Flags posts decreases in revenue and attendance

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

Compared to last year, the company saw 26% fewer guests and a 9% drop in revenue.

Knoebels installing Bayern Kurve for this summer

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The classic ride is one of only five operating, according to the park.

SeaWorld Entertainment reports record revenue with decline in attendance

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

Company says that international and group attendance has not yet returned to pre-pandemic levels.

Restaurant marketer Edithann Velez Ramey joins Six Flags as CMO

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The exec was formerly the CMO for On the Border.

TikTok videos defeating safety measures prompts Disneyland warning

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The videos depict ways to achieve more air time on the drop tower ride Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: Breakout.

Pence criticizes DeSantis over Disney interference

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The former VP, as a "conservative, limited-government Republican" says the governor went too far in changing Reedy Creek.

Frisco, Texas community coming around to Universal's plans

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The company plans to build a child-oriented theme park in the suburban Texas city.

Let's-a go! A look at the new Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Hollywood

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The feature explores the new themed land inspired by the classic video games.

Cedar Fair reports record results for 2022

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The company enjoys higher guest spending and reduced debt.

Six Flags Over Texas' Aquaman: Power Wave water coaster will open March 11

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

The new ride has forward and backward launches.

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