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Manta image. Image © SeaWorld Orlando
Friday, May 01, 2009 07:22

SeaWorld Orlando is to hold a "soft opening" for its highly-anticipated flying coaster Manta from May 5-10.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009 18:33

Walt Disney World will open the new Pirates League attraction at the Magic Kingdom on June 29, giving guests the chance to dress up as buccaneers.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009 07:43

Officials at Orlando International Airport are advising people not to travel to Florida if they are unwell.

Monday, April 27, 2009 18:59

Flamingo Land has announced that the £4 million Mumbo Jumbo rollercoaster will open in early July, featuring the steepest drop in the world.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 17:03

A major power outage caused many of the most popular rides at Alton Towers to shut down on April 26, stranding some riders for over an hour.

Friday, April 24, 2009 21:49

Freestyle Music Park has unveiled a new children's area, Kids in America, which features four new rides.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 21:48

The $22 million Diamondback rollercoaster has opened to the public at Kings Island in Ohio.

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Thursday, April 23, 2009 07:47

Universal Studios Orlando has announced that the highly anticipated Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit will not open in Spring as planned, but will now open this summer.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 07:17

Space Mountain and Tomorrowland Transit authority are both now closed at Disney's Magic Kingdom until later this year.

Sunday, April 19, 2009 20:39

Walt Disney World has informed staff that the Space Mountain rollercoaster at the Magic Kingdom in Florida will reopen on November 22.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2009 21:10

The Fear Factor Live show has reopened for the busy Easter season at Universal Studios Orlando.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 22:06

The Characters in Flight balloon ride has opened at Walt Disney World's Downtown Disney.

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