Workers Quizzed Over Human Error in Smiler Accident

Two staff from Alton Towers are under investigation over the horrific Smiler ride crash that seriously injured four people, including two young women who each lost a leg. The Mail on Sunday has learned that human error and a failure to follow basic safety procedures led to the devastating accident. Source: coaster-net.com

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Six Flags Magic Mountain Unveils Fright Fest 2015 Mazes

Six Flags Magic Mountain will push the pause button this Halloween as it rolls out fewer haunted mazes, a repurposed show and a relocated scare zone along with a host of recycled offerings for Fright Fest 2015. The last few years, the Valencia amusement park’s annual Fright Fest event has shown incremental growth and consistent improvement as Magic Mountain rose …

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Welcome to Dismaland

Inside the walls of a derelict seaside swimming resort in Weston-super-Mare, UK, mysterious construction over the last month—including a dingy looking Disney-like castle and a gargantuan rainbow-colored pinwheel tangled in plastic—suggested something big was afoot. Suspicion and anticipation surrounding the unusual activity attributed to fabled artist and provocateur Banksy has reached a Willy Wonka-esque fervor. Source: coaster-net.com

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Prepare to Take Flight in 2016 on Skyhawk and Flying Eagles

PRESS RELEASE: Canada’s Wonderland is taking guests to new heights for 2016 with the addition of two new rides that will capture the imagination of both families, and thrill-seekers, as they take flight in an interactive flying experience. Skyhawk, the first ride of its kind in North America, will take riders to a new level of adventure when the park …

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5 New Family Rides Joining an Expanded Planet Snoopy in 2016

PRESS RELEASE: Families can glide, fly and launch into 2016 at Worlds of Fun with the addition of five new family rides coming to Planet Snoopy next season: Woodstock Gliders – Young guests control their own flight with movable stationary wings. Flying Ace – Get your aviator glasses ready for a high-flying adventure with Snoopy Snoopy Space Buggies – Defy …

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