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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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Alton Towers entrance image
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 17:51

Alton Towers has submitted plans to install the loops from its famous Corkscrew rollercoaster as a feature of the park's entrance plaza.

Rock'n'Roller Coaster at Disney's Hollywood Studios
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 17:14

Walt Disney World is testing a new system at Disney's Hollywood Studios which sees guests waiting for attractions in special areas instead of traditional standby lines.

Disney's Magic Kingdom castle image
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 18:11

A power outage left guests stranded on the Walt Disney World monorail system for nearly 3 hours on Sunday.

Universal Studios Singapore logo
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 17:41

A new promotional video has been released of Universal Studios Singapore, showing off the progress of construction ahead of the park's opening in Spring 2010.

Alton Towers Thirteen construction image
Friday, December 11, 2009 06:19

Alton Towers has revealed the name of its new rollercoaster as Thirteen, claiming that it will be the "scariest ride in the UK".

Sky Rocket logo
Thursday, December 10, 2009 20:45

Kennywood has officially named the new launched coaster that will open at the park in 2010 as Sky Rocket.

Thursday, December 10, 2009 18:13

Employees of the bankrupt Ghost Town in the Sky theme park are yet to be paid for the last two weeks of the 2009 season.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 22:05

A new application for the iPhone and iPod Touch promises to give visitors to Disney's U.S. theme parks access to information on attractions and restaurants in the palm of their hand.

Shoot the Rapids render
Wednesday, December 09, 2009 21:30

Cedar Point has announced that adult admission prices will increase by $1 for the 2010 season.

Hogwarts Castle image
Tuesday, December 08, 2009 18:10

Universal has a released a new video of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the major new addition to Islands of Adventure that is set to open in Spring 2010.

Lines screenshot
Monday, December 07, 2009 18:00

Renowned guidebook authors have unveiled a new mobile web application which predicts wait times for attractions at Walt Disney World.

Disneyland Castle
Saturday, December 05, 2009 21:44

Disneyland is to close early on Monday, December 7 and Tuesday, December 8 due to its annual employee holiday parties.


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