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Theme park news round-up - March 27, 2013

SeaWorld and Busch Gardens owners triples its profits in 2012, Hong Kong Disneyland hikes ticket prices and The Storm begins to emerge at Sea World Australia.

Theme park news round-up - January 11, 2013

Disneyland kicks off its "Limited Time Magic" celebrations, dispute rages over Holiday World ownership and LEGOLAND Windsor introduces a new 4D movie.

Will Koch's widow takes control of Holiday World, fires brother-in-law

The replacement of Holiday World CEO Dan Koch is reportedly the result of an ongoing legal dispute that has seen his widowed sister-in-law take control of the theme park.

Holiday World has been a major success story over the past decade, having developed into one of America's leading regional

Theme park news round-up - January 10, 2013

Disney Parks in management shake-up, Holiday World renames its new attraction for 2013 and Disneyland Paris plans a host of updates.

Holiday World renames RhinoBlaster as Hyena Falls ahead of 2013 debut

Holiday World has confirmed that its new attraction for the 2013 season, originally known as RhinoBlaster, has been renamed as Hyena Falls.

Screamscape reports that the name change could be due to potential trademark disputes with two industrial firms that offer products under the name "Rhino

Theme park news round-up - January 9, 2013

Universal Orlando confirms Mardi Gras 2013 line-up, small Star Wars park rumored for Walt Disney World and Holiday World replaces its CEO.

Holiday World announces RhinoBlaster water slides for 2013 at Splashin' Safari

Holiday World has announced a host of new additions for the 2013 season, including a major new set of slides for its Splashin' Safari water park.

Dubbed RhinoBlaster, the new attraction will boast four separate tube slides, with one of these featuring a half-pipe element midway through its

Holiday World reopens Pilgrims Plunge water ride

Holiday World has reopened its Pilgrim Plunge water ride, having closed it for several days in order to conserve water.

Pilgrims Plunge reopened to guests on Friday, July 6. It had been temporarily removed from the park's line-up in order to enable water use to be conserved for the Splashin' Safari

Drought leads to temporary closure of Pilgrims Plunge at Holiday World

Holiday World has voluntarily closed its Pilgrims Plunge attraction in order to help conserve water after its local area was hit by a prolonged drought.

The park announced via its official Facebook page that the water ride has been closed to enable water use to be conserved for the Splashin'

Video: Record-breaking Mammoth water coaster undergoes testing at Holiday World

Holiday World has begun testing Mammoth, the record-breaking water coaster that is due to open at its Splashin' Safari water park on May 11, 2012.

With just a week to go until Mammoth's public debut, the park has released a video that shows off the full ride experience from the perspective of a

Holiday World: Mammoth water coaster expected to be ready for May 11, 2012 opening date

Holiday World has revealed that construction work on its record-breaking Mammoth water coaster is progressing well, with the ride due to open on May 11, 2012.

Mammoth will become the longest water coaster in the world at 1,763-feet, and will cover a total of 3 acres in Holiday World's Splashin'

Holiday World owners reveal "Bluegrass Boardwalk" plan for Kentucky Kingdom

The owners of Holiday World have formed a new company dubbed Bluegrass Boardwalk, Incorporated, as they continue their bid to reopen the shuttered Kentucky Kingdom theme park.

Four members of the Koch family, which operates Holiday World, are involved in the new firm. Discussions are ongoing

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