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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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Thursday, August 27, 2009 19:04

Alton Towers has announced its opening date for the 2010 season - a date which is also likely to see the opening of its long-awaited SW6 rollercoaster.

Thursday, August 27, 2009 17:23

Alton Towers has pushed up ticket prices for the second time this year, with the increases far outstripping the rate of inflation.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2009 21:56

Universal Studios Orlando is continuing to suffer major technical problems with its Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit rollercoaster, more than a week after its official opening.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 18:30

Theme Park Tourist has returned from its summer vacation and updates on news, features and offers will resume as of today, August 26.

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Sunday, August 16, 2009 02:07

The first members of the public have been riding Universal Studios Orlando's Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit rollercoaster tonight after its soft opening period began.

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Saturday, August 15, 2009 03:12

Reports on the web are claiming that Universal Studios Orlando will begin a soft opening of its Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit rollercoaster tomorrow at 2pm.

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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.


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