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Report: Six Flags and Apollo considering SeaWorld, Busch Gardens buyout

Six Flags and Apollo Global Management are both reported to be considering takeover bids for SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment, which runs the SeaWorld and Busch Gardens chains.

According to a Reuters report, both firms are in talks with SeaWorld's current owners, private equity firm Blackstone

Theme park news round-up - January 7, 2013

Alton Towers' SW7 coaster rumoured to be delayed, Walt Disney World teases MyMagic+ system and Disneyland confirms a new show for the Fantasyland Theater.

Theme park news round-up - 17th December 2012

Walt Disney World tests a new planning website, Kodak ends a decades-old relationship with Disney and SeaWorld Orlando previews its Antarctica vehicles.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg: Reports of Mäch Tower "closure" wide of the mark

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has reopened its Mäch Tower attraction, with media reports that the ride would be closed "indefinitely" proving to be inaccurate.

Mäch Tower returned to action on Thursday, July 19, having been closed for a week to review changes recommended by its Italian

Video: Verbolten roller coaster ready for opening day at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Busch Gardens Williamsburg will officially open its eagerly-anticipated new roller coaster, Verbolten, on Friday, May 18, 2012.

Verbolten has already been open to the public for several days as part of a "soft opening" period, receiving positive reviews from the majority of riders. The new

Verbolten roller coaster "soft opens" at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has begun a soft opening period for the new Verbolten roller coaster, enabling guests to experience the ride for the first time.

Testing of Verbolten is now complete, ahead of its official opening date on May 18. The park is now opening the ride during select periods

Video: Verbolten undergoes further testing at Busch Gardens Williamsburg as plot revealed

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is gearing up for the debut of the new Verbolten roller coaster on May 18, releasing new video of the ride in action.

An official video of the coaster undergoing testing is embedded below, complementing amateur videos that were posted online last month. The park has

Video: Verbolten roller coaster begins testing at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has begun test runs of Verbolten, the new multi-launch roller coaster that will open at the park on May 18, 2012.

Verbolten was caught on camera by a visitor to the park on April 21, with footage captured of the ride's trains traversing several sections of its circuit

Busch Gardens Williamsburg confirms Verbolten roller coaster's opening date as May 18, 2012

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has confirmed that its highly-anticipated Verbolten roller coaster will officially open to the public on May 18, 2012.

The park broke the news via its official Twitter account, ending months of speculation by fans. Located in the Oktoberfest area of Busch Gardens

Report: Attendance at SeaWorld parks increased by 5.3 percent in 2011

The CEO of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has revealed that attendance at the chain's theme parks increased by 5.3 percent during 2011.

Jim Atchison confirmed the improvement in performance to the Orlando Sentinel, claiming that total visitors numbers hit 23.6 million. The attendance figure

Video: Busch Gardens Williamsburg reveals full details of Verbolten roller coaster

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has released a series of videos that reveal full details of its new roller coaster for the 2012 season, Verbolten.

In the videos, embedded below, members of the team behind Verbolten discuss the ride's queue line, trains and circuit, as well as the unusual element

Video: Busch Gardens Williamsburg gears up for Verbolten roller coaster testing

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has released a new video update on the construction of its new multi-launch roller coaster for 2012, Verbolten.

The park is working towards completing a test run of the new addition, with Verbolten's track having been completed last week. The video features Busch

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