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Want to keep up with the latest General news news, including new attraction announcements, details of special events and updates on temporary ride closures? You've come to the right place!

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Universal Studios Dubai plans
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 11:33

Plans to open a new Universal Studios theme park in Dubai have been revived, with the property set to form part of a major new development dubbed Mohammed Bin Rashid City.

Gringotts Bank Coaster train
Friday, November 16, 2012 11:17

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.

London Dungeon entrance plans
Friday, November 16, 2012 11:08

The London Dungeon has confirmed that it will close on January 31, 2013, before reopening at a new site close to the London Eye on March 1.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012 12:09

We're very proud to announce that Theme Park Tourist has been nominated for Behind the Thrills' "theme park news website of the year" award for 2012, with voting now open.

Paramount theme park plans
Tuesday, October 09, 2012 18:23

A consortium linked with Hollywood movie studio Paramount Pictures has announced plans to build a major new theme park resort in the Thames Estuary near London.

Wet 'n' Wild Sydney logo
Monday, September 10, 2012 08:18

Plans for a new $115 million water park in Sydney have been confirmed, with the attraction set to open to the public in December 2013.

DreamWorks Animation logo
Thursday, July 12, 2012 08:28

Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation has agreed to license its characters for use in a new indoor theme park that will be constructed close to New York City.

Tropical Cyclone logo
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 07:59

The Center Parcs holiday village in Elveden Forest has revealed further details of its new £4 million water ride, which will be named Tropical Cyclone.

Marvel Adventure groundbreaking
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 08:17

Disney-owned Marvel Entertainment has signed a deal with a Dubai-based firm to open a new indoor family entertainment centre in the emirate.

Center Parcs logo
Thursday, May 31, 2012 08:37

The Center Parcs holiday village at Eleveden Forest in the UK will open a new £4 million water ride in November 2012, which it claims will be a "world's first".

Magic Kingdom castle
Thursday, May 31, 2012 08:33

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.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012 08:39

The Fun Spot amusement park in Orlando has released full details of its planned new wooden roller coaster, which is due to open in February 2013.


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