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Attendance recovers at SeaWorld and Busch Gardens theme parks during early 2011

Visitor numbers are improving at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment's US theme parks, according to a new interview with the company's president and CEO.

Speaking to the Orlando Sentinel, Jim Atchison claimed that attendance across the 10 parks rose by 7 percent during the first three months of the

Vanish Point water slides open at Busch Gardens Williamsburg's Water Country USA

Four new slides, collectively known as Vanish Point, have made their debut at Busch Gardens Williamsburg's Water Country USA water park.

Two of Vanish Point's slides feature a unique opening element, in which the floor opens up beneath the feet of riders to send them plummeting down a 75-feet

Technical fault delays Mach Tower opening date at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has been forced to delay the opening of Mach Tower, after testing revealed a technical issue with the new ride.

Mach Tower, a 246-feet-tall drop tower ride, was originally scheduled to open by May 28, 2011. However, Busch Gardens Williamsburg has now revealed that it

Full plans, concept art revealed for Busch Gardens Williamsburg's 2012 rollercoaster

Detailed plans and concept art have been revealed for Busch Gardens Williamsburg's planned new rollercoaster 2012, which is set to be named Verbolten.

As reported yesterday, the details and images were originally leaked on the Theme Park Review forums and the BGWFans.com fansite. The full set

Zierer revealed as manufacturer for Busch Gardens Williamsburg's 2012 rollercoaster

In a surprise move, Busch Gardens Williamsburg has selected Zierer to build its new rollercoaster for 2012, according to leaked details.

Posts made to the Theme Park Review forums claim that the German manufacturer has been selected ahead of Intamin, who were widely assumed to be lined up to

Plans reveal layout for Busch Gardens Williamsburg's 2012 rollercoaster

Early plans have revealed the layout of Busch Gardens Williamsburg's planned multi-launch rollercoaster, which is due to open in 2012.

Fan site BGWFans.com uncovered the plans, which were presented during a recent James City County board meeting. The new coaster's circuit appears to follow a

Video: Busch Gardens Williamsburg constructs Mach Tower ahead of planned Memorial Day weekend opening

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has released a new video showing construction work on its new drop tower ride, Mach Tower, ahead of its planned opening during the Memorial Day weekend.

The video shows Mach Tower's 246-feet-tall central column being put together. Riders will be carried up the tower

Busch Gardens Williamburg set to open Mach Tower in time for 2011 Memorial Day weekend

Busch Gardens Williamsburg looks set to open its new drop tower ride, Mach Tower, in time for the 2011 Memorial Day weekend.

Screamscape reports that the park has set Friday, May 27 as the official media day for the new ride, strongly suggesting that it will open to the public the following day

Mach Tower to open at Busch Gardens Williamsburg in "late spring"

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has revealed that it is aiming to open its new drop tower ride, Mach Tower, in late spring 2011.

The park's 2011 season is due to kick-off on March 26, but guests will have to wait a little longer to experience the new attraction. Busch Gardens Williamsburg has

Busch Gardens Williamsburg teases new details, potential names for 2012 rollercoaster

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has asked fans to comment on potential names for the new rollercoaster it plans to open in 2012, revealing new details of the ride in the process.

The rollercoaster, originally announced in September 2010, is set to feature an "autobahn" (highway) theme to match its

Busch Gardens Williamsburg releases Vanish Point video, 2012 coaster details

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has released a video showing off construction work on the Vanish Point water slides, while new details of its planned new coaster for 2012 have also emerged.

Located in the Water Country USA water park, Vanish Point will feature four 75-feet-tall slides. Due to open

Christmas Town returns to Busch Gardens Williamsburg for 2010

Busch Gardens Williamsburg will begin its Christmas Town 2010 events on November 26, with the park being transformed into "holiday wonderland".

The celebrations will take place on November 26, 27 and 28 and December 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17-24 and 26-31. The events run from 3-10pm on Fridays,

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