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Want to keep up with the latest theme park 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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Saturday, August 15, 2009 03:09

Universal Studios Orlando employees have been experiencing the Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit rollercoaster tonight for the first time.

Monday, July 27, 2009 19:06

Disney is trialling a new FASTPASS system at its Animal Kingdom park, allowing guests to pick up a pass for any ride at a single location.

Monday, July 27, 2009 18:56

There is good news for fans of classic coasters, with Blackpool Pleasure Beach park seemingly set to maintain Roller Coaster rather than close it permanently.

Sunday, July 26, 2009 20:24

Theme Park Tourist is currently on a summer break. Updates to the site will resume on Wednesday August 26.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 07:49

The Sky Ride at Alton Towers is expected to be closed for the rest of the 2009 season after a fire completely destroyed one of the ride's stations.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 07:52

The first riders have been experiencing the world's fastest rollercoaster, ring°racer - but not yet at full speed.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 07:29

Space Mountain at Disneyland will be converted to a "spooky" halloween theme as part of a host of special activities at Disney's California parks.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 07:38

The Kingda Ka rollercoaster at Six Flags Great Adventure is currently out of action as it undergoes repair.

Dueling Dragons. Image © 2009 Universal Orlando Resort. All Rights Reserved
Monday, July 13, 2009 07:45

The Dueling Dragons rollercoasters at Universal's Islands of Adventure could be set to close in late August in order to be updated to a new Harry Potter theme.

Friday, July 10, 2009 07:56

The famous wooden Roller Coaster attraction at Blackpool Pleasure Beach has seemingly been permanently closed by the park.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 07:22

The Texas Giant has reopened at Six Flags over Texas, as the cause of the ride's closure was claimed to be a partial derailment of the ride's train.

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Tuesday, July 07, 2009 07:43

The first human passengers have experienced a test run of Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit at Universal Studios Orlando, as the park revealed the ride's soundtrack.

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