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Sahara entrance
Thursday, November 03, 2011 08:43

The Speed: The Ride rollercoaster at the Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is to be removed, despite plans being drawn up to reopen the complex.

Orlando Thrill Park logo
Wednesday, November 02, 2011 08:34

Plans for the Orlando Thrill Park have been revived, after the city council reached an agreement that could allow the development to move forward.

13 News reports that the council has agreed to zoning adjustments that would enable the proposed site for the park to be used for amusement purposes. Previously, the Orlando Municipal Planning Board had rejected changes to the use of the land in the Tangelo Park area, with the project's developers subsequently stating that they would drop plans to appeal.

Dubailand 2006 construction image
Monday, October 03, 2011 08:53

The backers of the ambitious Dubailand complex are reportedly in talks to revive four projects, including the construction of a number of theme parks.

Animatronic parrot
Thursday, September 29, 2011 08:59

Disney fans looking to take home a piece of the magic can now buy animatronic creatures direct from one of the company's key suppliers.

Qendix logo
Thursday, September 29, 2011 08:58

An Israeli start-up company is aiming to revolutionize theme park visits through a new mobile technology designed to dramatically cut time spent in queues.

Visions of China concept art
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 08:41

Plans to construct a new £100 million theme park that would celebrate Chinese culture near Rotherham in the UK have been opposed by local campaigners.

Rollercoaster Tycoon 3D logo
Thursday, September 08, 2011 08:36

Video game publisher Atari has confirmed that a new RollerCoaster Tycoon game will launch for Nintendo's 3DS system in 2012.

Orlando Attractions Magazine - The Show logo
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 08:53

Orlando Attractions Magazine has announced that its weekly video show is now available on the Bright House Networks Digital TV platform.

Visions of China theme park concept art
Tuesday, August 09, 2011 22:57

Ambitious plans have been unveiled to convert a former opencast coal mine near Rotherham in the UK into a £100 million theme park that would celebrate Chinese culture.

Air rollercoaster
Monday, July 04, 2011 20:35

Theme Park Tourist has partnered with Play and Stay to offer a range of great deals and discounts on short breaks to UK theme parks.

Orlando Thrill Park logo
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 08:08

The backers of the proposed Orlando Thrill Park have opted not to appeal against the rejection of zoning adjustments required to build it, effectively killing the project.

Hogwarts Castle at night
Friday, June 17, 2011 08:49

Universal's theme parks saw a major boost in visitor numbers during 2010, helping to close the gap on industry leader Disney.


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