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Dreamworks Animation logo
Thursday, February 21, 2013 11:51

Universal Studios Hollywood "confirms" Despicable Me ride, Disney patents a floating version of the Omnimover system and Dreamworks plans 3 theme parks in Russia.

Lord of the Rings logo
Monday, February 04, 2013 11:36

Alton Towers to overhaul on-site hotel, Tony Baxter steps down from Walt Disney Imagineering and a dispute could threaten Universal Orlando's Lord of the Rings plans.

Hollywood Dream: The Ride - Backdrop
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 10:57

Alton Towers to launch game based on The Smiler, plans for new theme park next to Zoo Miami and yet another park reverses the seats on a roller coaster.

Zoo Miami logo
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 10:52

Miami-Dade county's parks department has asked private developers to submit ideas for a theme park to be located next to Zoo Miami, although the project is some way from becoming reality.

Six Flags logo
Friday, January 18, 2013 12:01

Six Flags considers SeaWorld takeover, Alton Towers' SW7 roller coaster caught on aerial camera and Disney offers a glimpse at Disneyland's Fantasy Faire.

Disney MagicBand
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:35

Wilderness Explorers game coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom, MyMagic+ roll-out continues at Walt Disney World and New Jersey's proposed Dreamworks theme park moves a step closer to reality.

Paramount logo
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:30

The project to build a Paramount-branded theme park in Murcia, Spain has received a blow, after ecologists claimed that a fifth of the proposed site should be protected from development.

Dreamworks Animation logo
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:29

A new report suggests that construction work on the American Dream Meadowlands mall in East Rutherford, New Jersey is set to resume, bringing a new Dreamworks theme park closer to reality.

Lord of the Rings logo
Friday, January 04, 2013 13:04

Disneyland Railroad derails at Disneyland Paris, Universal eyes Lords of the Rings rights and Megatron appears at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Theme Park Tourist Christmas logo
Monday, December 24, 2012 10:42

The editors of Theme Park Tourist would like to wish all of our readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Mystic Manor concept art
Thursday, December 20, 2012 15:09

Hersheypark finally admits to Roller Soaker removal, Universal Studios Moscow moves a step closer and Mystic Manor looks stunning at Hong Kong Disneyland.

Universal Studios Hollywood Studio Tour
Thursday, December 20, 2012 15:06

A proposed indoor Universal Studios theme park in Moscow has moved a step closer to reality, after local officials approved its construction.


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