DAVID CROMWELL NAMED AS NEW PARK PRESIDENT AT Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Williamsburg, Va., Mar. 4, 2016 – Busch Gardens Williamsburg, voted the world’s most beautiful theme park for 25 consecutive years, today announced the promotion of David Cromwell, current Vice President of Aquatica San Diego, to Park President Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA, effective April 1. Prior to assuming his current position, Cromwell served as Vice President of Water …

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Breaking News: Jim Reid-Anderson Is No Longer Six Flags CEO or President

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation has just today announced that its board of directors has split executive leadership roles at the company by naming Jim Reid-Anderson the company’s executive chairman and promoting John Duffey to president and CEO. Reid-Anderson, who took Six Flags’ CEO position in 2010, will become the company’s executive chairman, effective Friday. Duffey, who has served as the …

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Alton Towers to open virtual reality rollercoaster Galactica

Alton Towers is to open what it claims is the world’s first rollercoaster that combines a physical ride with virtual reality, giving passengers a “customised journey into space” via headsets that use groundbreaking technology. The ride, called Galactica, will launch in April and is the first major new ride at the Staffordshire theme park since 16 people were injured, including …

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SeaWorld Tops Out Orlando’s Tallest Roller Coaster

Construction is well underway way at SeaWorld Orlando as Mako, the new hypercoaster opening this summer, begins to take shape along the Orlando skyline. The coaster was “topped off” yesterday as cranes put the tallest point of the structure – the tracks of its signature 200-foot tall hill – into place. Source: coaster-net.com

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Beech Bend Announces Massive Water Park Expansion.

Beech Bend Park has announced the largest water park expansion in the park’s history. The multi-million dollar expansion includes Cyclone Saucers, the first-ever North American installation of ProSlide’s Flyingsaucer ride. Riders will fly around the edge of three “flying saucers” at high speeds. Source: coaster-net.com

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