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Video, images: Disneyland Resort Paris offers new glimpse at Ratatouille: The Ride

The Disneyland Resort Paris has released a new trailer and concept artwork for Ratatouille: The Ride, which will open at Walt Disney Studios in summer 2014.

The images and video offer a look at both the ride (known by its full name of Ratatouille: L'Aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy in France)

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Reality check: Does MyMagic+ really spell DOOM for the Disney theme park empire?

Walt Disney World's Star Wars Land is cancelled! No Monstropolis for Disney California Adventure! Cost overruns in the MyMagic+ project spell the end for Disney's theme park dominance - or do they?

Earlier this week, respected Disney fansite Micechat posted an article titled "Iger's Ire", which

Massive Disneyland Paris Refurbishment Confirmed

After all this time, change is coming for Disneyland Paris supporters. Disneyland Paris seems to have confirmed via a tweet that a round of in-depth and intense refurbishment at its two parks is more than just rumor. A massive push has been made by fans of the resort over the past month to

Ratatouille ride announced with official artwork at Disneyland Paris

The rat is out the bag and something impressive is coming to Walt Disney Studios Park. It was all the way back in February that Euro Disney Chairman Philippe Gas alluded to a new technological dark-ride themed to Disney-Pixar's Ratatouille that would surface at Disneyland Paris' Walt Disney

Heide Park to open Wing Rider roller coaster in April 2014

Germany's Heide Park is to open a the country's first Bolliger & Mabillard Wing Rider roller coaster in April 2014, the park has announced.

Heide Park will follow in the footsteps of Merlin-operated sister parks Gardaland and Thorpe Park, which host Raptor and The Swarm respectively. The

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

Theme park news round-up - June 6, 2013

Track completed for Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Disney's Magic Kingdom, Ratatouille takes shape at Walt Disney Studios and Islands of Adventure's Jurassic Park area set for overhaul.

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 - May 16, 2013

SeaWorld Orlando to offer interactive drinks cups, new Mickey meet-and-greet opens at Disney's Animal Kingdom and a look at Cambodia's derelict Siem Reap fun fair.

Disney PhotoPass service launches at Disneyland Resort Paris

The Disneyland Resort Paris has launched its own version of the Disney PhotoPass service, enabling guests to view and order photos of their visit via an online service.

The PhotoPass service has been available at Disneyland and Walt Disney World in the US for some time, and has now been brought

Theme park news round-up - May 9, 2013

Alton Towers finally confirms The Smiler opening date, Star Wars Weekend details announced by Walt Disney World and Disneyland Paris narrows losses.

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