Theme Park Tourist features a wide-range of in-depth features and articles, covering rides, attractions and restaurants at theme parks all over the world. As well as previews and reviews of new rides, look out for "Top 10" lists and tips for saving time and money on your next park visit.

The Top 50 Theme Parks in the World

Believe it or not, half a billion people – that's 7% of the planet! – visited a major theme park in 2018.

Revenge of the Mummy: Unearthing the In-Depth Story Behind Universal's Mummified Marvel

MODERN MARVELS: Revenge of the Mummy: For three thousand years, the restless spirit of the evil Imhotep has been sealed away inside of his tomb. But now, you are all that stands between the Mummy and the power to destroy the world. Join us as we dive into the tomb and explore the in-depth story behind Universal Orlando's astounding "psychological thrill ride" from curse to concept to clones. We'll brush away the sands of time and take a first-person ride on this E-Ticket adventure.

The Top 50 Theme Parks in the World

Theme Park Tourist's guide to the 50 most popular theme parks in the world. How many of the globe's best parks have you visited?

The Contrarian: 3 Reasons Why Universal's Strategy for Beating Disney May be the Wrong One

Universal is taking on Disney on the worldwide stage – but does it really need the rest of the world in order to win? Editor's note: this is the latest of a series of features in which one of our writers takes a deliberately controversial stance on a theme park-related topic to try and stir up some

The 5 New Theme Parks That Will REALLY Make Universal’s Empire Universal

Universal is busy preparing five new parks, with two more possibly in the works, including a new water park and a third gate in Orlando. Watch out, Disney – there's a new kid on the global block! Universal Parks and Resorts is incredibly busy, in the midst of a building spree not seen since former

The 5 New Theme Parks That Will REALLY Make Universal’s Empire Universal

Universal is busy preparing five new parks, with two more possibly in the works, including a new water park and a third gate in Orlando. Watch out, Disney – there's a new kid on the global block! Universal Parks and Resorts is incredibly busy, in the midst of a building spree not seen since former

The 7 "Ancient" Wonders of the Theme Park World

"Ancient." You know what that means: curses, booby traps, and angry gods. We’re counting down our lists of the Wonders of the Theme Park World. If you missed our collection of the Seven "Natural" Wonders take a step back and see the incredible mountains, trees, and valleys all built by… well… we'll

The Top 6 Butterbeer Rivals

Everyone is trying to replicate Universal's success with Butterbeer at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Here are 5 rival drinks being served up at popular theme parks!

The Top 10 Dark Rides in the World

A rundown of the top 10 dark rides at theme parks all over the world - as rated by Theme Park Tourist readers.

Preview: Transformers The Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood and Singapore

Universal Studios Hollywood’s new ride for 2012 has the capacity to transform the world. Can it live up to the hype?Right now, there’s not much flair and festivity around the massive, grey show building taking form in Universal Studios Hollywood’s backlot. It’s a rather nondescript structure, with a

The 10 most exciting new theme park attractions opening in 2011

Theme Park Tourist's choice of the 10 most exciting new rides and shows coming to theme parks around the world in 2011.

Hit or miss - did 2010's most anticipated new theme park attractions live up to the hype?

A retrospective look at whether 2010's biggest new theme park attractions hit the mark with guests - or whether they proved to be expensive flops.

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