Roller Coaster and Amusement Industry News

Six Flags Magic Mountain announces tallest and fastest single-rail coaster, Wonder Woman

Posted Thursday, October 21, 2021 10:43 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The Rocky Mountain Construction ride will open in 2022.

Family will file wrongful death lawsuit against Glenwood Caverns

Posted Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:03 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Six-year-old Wongel Estifanos died on the park's drop ride.

SeaWorld Orlando penguin beats cancer twice

Posted Monday, October 18, 2021 11:10 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The 33-year-old animal continues to thrive in the Orlando park.

Court has questions about Conneaut Lake purchase agreement

Posted Sunday, October 17, 2021 11:23 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Others allege the new owner violates the agreement.

Disney Genie service deeply unpopular among fans before it has launched

Posted Friday, October 15, 2021 9:11 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The paid upgrade for line skipping has not been well received.

Family alleges harassment by actor at Six Flags Over Georgia

Posted Tuesday, October 12, 2021 9:45 AM | Contributed by robotfactory

The park says they're investigating the actions of a third-party actor.

Universal Studios Japan announces partnership with Pokémon

Posted Thursday, October 7, 2021 10:11 AM | Contributed by Jeff

No specific attractions announcements have been made.

Covid vaccination or test required at Six Flags Magic Mountain and Universal Studios Hollywood

Posted Thursday, October 7, 2021 10:11 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The mandate comes from the county health department.

Zamperla breaks ground on Luna Park expansion

Posted Thursday, October 7, 2021 10:01 AM | Contributed by hambone

The park operator and ride manufacturer delayed the expansion at the start of the pandemic.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind has reverse launches and rotating cars

Posted Wednesday, October 6, 2021 10:45 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The ride is set to debut some time in 2022.

SeaWorld facility ready to treat animals affected by California oil spill

Posted Wednesday, October 6, 2021 10:45 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The park has an 8,000 square-foot facility to take the animals in.

Couple sues Six Flags Great Adventure for injury on tornado water slide

Posted Wednesday, October 6, 2021 10:45 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The accident happened in 2019.

History: Walt Disney World at 50 years

Posted Monday, October 4, 2021 10:12 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The project that Walt never got to see completed turns 50.

Walt Disney World announces interactive MagicBand+

Posted Thursday, September 30, 2021 10:44 AM | Contributed by Jeff

New wearable will react to things in the parks.

LA county makes some concessions in theme park vaccination requirements

Posted Wednesday, September 29, 2021 10:01 AM | Contributed by Jeff

ID and age requirements will compliment a slight delay in enforcement.

With anniversary, Disney recognizes 50-year, opening day cast members

Posted Wednesday, September 29, 2021 10:01 AM | Contributed by Jeff

About two-dozen employees have worked at the resort since opening.

Universal Studios Japan to expand Nintendo area with Donkey Kong

Posted Wednesday, September 29, 2021 10:01 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The new attraction will open in 2024.

Six Flags America will close early during Halloween events after fights, vandalism

Posted Tuesday, September 28, 2021 10:10 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The park closed early on Saturday night due to fights.

The Gravity Group offers precut track, more durable and faster to install

Posted Sunday, September 26, 2021 11:24 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The company has installed 600 feet of the track on The Racer at Kings Island.

Death of 6-year-old girl on Glenwood Caverns drop ride blamed on operator error

Posted Friday, September 24, 2021 4:05 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The girl was not secured, and a seatbelt alarm was reset, according to a report.

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