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"Mr. Lincoln" to return to Disneyland

The "Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln" show will return to Disneyland later this year.

The show, which originally ran in the Main Street Opera House at Disneyland from 1966 through 2004, will return in the same location in a new guise as "The Disneyland Story, featuring Great Moments with Mr.

Stanley Falls down for maintenance at Busch Gardens Africa

The Stanley Falls log flume at Busch Gardens Africa in Tampa Bay, Florida, has gone down for maintenance.

That's according to Screamscape, who report that the ride is now surrounded by a construction wall and may be out of action for several weeks.

TPT will let readers know as soon as we can

Manta to open at Seaworld Orlando on May 25th?

The long-awaited flying coaster Manta will launch at Seaworld Orlando around May 25th, according to new ads at the park.

DoingFlorida reports that the opening date is revealed on hoardings surrounding the ride's construction area. These advertise Manta as "Opening Memorial Day weekend" - with

The Curse of Skull Rock comes to Drayton Manor

Drayton Manor is to launch a new 4D cinema attraction for the beginning of the 2009 season.

The first film to be shown in the 152-seat theatre will be The Curse of Skull Rock, an adventure story about pirates. In addition to 3D images, the experience will include moving seats, water spray, air

The Sun offers free Alton Towers tickets

UK newspaper The Sun is repeating last year's offer of 2 free adult tickets to Alton Towers.

Readers need to collect 7 (differently numbered) tokens, with one being printed in the newspaper every day from Saturday February 28th to Wednesday March 11th. Tickets are limited and will be

Universal Orlando extends free nights offer

Universal Orlando has announced that its offer of free hotel nights has been extended to cover travel up until October 8th.

Those booking a three night vacation package (hotel plus admission tickets) will receive two nights free, while those booking for four nights will get three nights free.

Walt Disney World introduces Online Check-In Service

Guests at Walt Disney World Resort hotels can now use a new online system to check in.

Also available to Disney Vacation club visitors, the Online Check-In Service aims to speed up the check-in process for guests. The service will enable guests to provide check-in information and arrival times,

Cypress Gardens to re-open - but without any rides

The owners of Cypress Gardens have revealed that the park will re-open on March 28th.

The park's Botanical Gardens and the Splash Island water park will both return, with separate admission fees applying to both. The famous ski show will also be back.

DoingFlorida reports that ticket prices

Alton Towers increases parking fees

Alton Towers has increased the parking fee for day visitors by 25% to £5.

Many visitors will no choice but to pay the charge, given the remote location of the park. The exceptions are annual pass holders and hotel guests, who can park for free.

The parking fee was introduced in 2002 and has

Twister closed at Universal Orlando until Spring

Universal Studios Orlando has announced that "Twister: Ride It Out" has closed until spring.

The ride, based on the 1996 movie about a group of "tornado-hunters", will still open for special events, and will be open during the peak summer season.

Not suprisingly, the decision has been made to

Universal Orlando raises annual pass prices

Universal has reportedly increased the cost of annual passes at the company's Orlando parks for 2009.

The new price structure is:

  • Power pass - $150 plus tax: Allows year-round entry to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, excluding some days of peak attendance.
  • Preferred pass - $229.99

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