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Do you love theme parks? Surely it is such a silly question? Who doesn't enjoy the thrill of a roller coaster as it whizzes you around on it's unpredictable journey, see the elation on a small child's face as they are whisked around Big Thunder Mountain or just wandering around a Disney Park soaking

Report: Europa Park plans to open indoor water park by 2016

Europa Park is Germany is planning to open its own indoor water park by 2016, according to local news reports.

Michael Mack, a member of the Mack family that controls Europa Park and ride manufacturer Mack Rides, told Die Zeit that the all-weather water park could attract between 500,000 and

Cars Land, Transformers drive huge attendance increase at Southern California theme parks in 2012

Disney California Adventure and Universal Studios Hollywood saw huge attendance increases in 2012, boosted by the debuts of Cars Land and Transformers: The Ride - 3D respectively.

Figures released in the 2012 TEA/AECOM Global Attendance Report show a massive 23 percent rise in visitor numbers

Theme park news round-up - 16th November 2012

The London Dungeon to reopen on new site in March 2013, Enterprise set for replacement at Alton Towers and Universal Orlando begins installing Gringotts Coaster track pieces.

Disney continues to dominate in 2011 theme park attendance figures

Disney's theme parks again occupy the top positions in the industry's annual attendance report, although rival Universal's parks continue to perform well.

Parks at Walt Disney World, the Disneyland Resort, the Tokyo Disney Resort and the Disneyland Resort Paris fill the top eight positions in

Video - Wodan: Timbur Coaster opens at Germany's Europa Park

Europa Park in Germany officially opened its first wooden roller coaster, Wodan: Timbur Coaster, on March 28, 2012.

The new coaster features a lengthy 3,444-feet circuit, and hits a top speed of 62 miles per hour following its 115-feet-tall first drop. Unlike many of Europa Park's rides, it was

Video: Europa Park releases footage of first ride on Wodan: Timbur Coaster

Europa Park has released a video showing off the first ride on Wodan: Timbur Coaster, the new wooden roller coaster that is the park's headline new ride for 2012.

Embedded below, the video features both on- and off-ride footage of Wodan: Timbur Coaster in action as it speeds around its 3,444

The Big Debate: Which new theme park attraction for 2012 are you most excited about?

In this week's poll, we ask which new theme park attraction for 2012 you are most looking forward to.

Video - Wodan: Timbur Coaster takes shape at Europa Park ahead of spring 2012 debut

Europa Park has released a new video showing off progress on Wodan: Timbur Coaster, the major new wooden roller coaster that will debut at the park in spring 2012.

The video, embedded below, features footage of the ride's circuit and structure, which are now close to completion. Wodan: Timbur

Europa park's new wooden coaster for 2012 to be known as Wodan: Timbur Coaster

Germany's Europa Park has revealed the name for its new wooden roller coaster for the 2012 season as "Wodan: Timbur Coaster".

The ride had previously been known by its working title of Mythos, but AirTimers reports that Europa Park has now registered the name Wodan as a trademark. The name is

Europa Park reveals record-breaking attendance figures for 2011

Germany's Europa Park has revealed that it attracted record numbers of visitors during the summer 2011 season, with more than 4 million guests flocking to the park.

Travel Daily News reports that September and October were two of the most successful months in the park's history. Europa Park

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