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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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Rockit logo. Image © 2009 Universal Orlando Resort. All Rights Reserved
Friday, July 03, 2009 18:31

A Universal Studios Orlando insider has revealed that the Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit rollercoaster could begin a "soft opening" phase this weekend.

Dueling Dragons image.Image © 2009 Universal Orlando Resort. All Rights Reserved
Thursday, July 02, 2009 07:43

The Dueling Dragons rollercoaster at Universal's Islands of Adventure was temporarily closed after an employee was injured by the ride.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009 07:17

The Texas Giant at Six Flags Over Texas is currently out of action after a ride operator noticed a fault.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 07:49

Disney will open the latest version of its Hall of Presidents attraction at the Magic Kingdom on July 1.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 07:37

Guests can now dress up as buccaneers at the Magic Kingdom, following the opening of Disney's new Pirates League attraction.

SheiKra image. Image © 2009 Busch Gardens
Monday, June 29, 2009 07:32

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is set to open a new area themed around popular children's TV show Sesame Street.

Rockit logo. Image © 2009 Universal Orlando Resort. All Rights Reserved
Friday, June 26, 2009 08:42

Reports suggest that the opening of Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit at Universal Studios Orlando's could be delayed by as much as three weeks.

Universal Studios logo. Image © 2009 Universal Studios Hollywood
Wednesday, June 24, 2009 07:58

Universal Studios Hollywood is to open a new dark ride based on the hit Transformers movies in 2011.

Son of Beast roller coaster
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 07:01

The Son of Beast wooden rollercoaster at Kings Island in Ohio has been shut after a woman claimed to have suffered a head injury while riding it.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 07:50

Disney has announced that Stitch's Supersonic Celebration, which only opened at the Magic Kingdom in May, is to close down on June 27.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 07:03

Visitors to Walt Disney World can now make advance reservations for restaurants online through Disney's website.

Courthouse Square image. Image © 2009 Universal Studios Hollywood
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 07:43

The famous Courthouse Square set from the Back to the Future movies will rejoin Universal Studios Hollywood's backlot tour from June 18.


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