Springfield is Now Open at Universal Studios Hollywood

Springfield,” hometown of America’s favorite family, The Simpsons, has officially opened at Universal Studios Hollywood, setting up residency in an elaborately immersive land situated adjacent to the theme park’s award-winning mega-attraction, “The Simpsons Ride.” To mark the occasion, Universal Studios Hollywood hosted a festive neighborhood block party attended by special guests Al Jean, Executive Producer of The Simpsons, Nancy Cartwright, …

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Every epic journey has a start. Busch Gardens’ journey started May 16, 1975 and is 40 years in the making. A specially-commissioned 40-minute documentary brings together past and current park executives and some of the park’s most enthusiastic fans to talk about their experiences. The piece explores the park’s humble roots as a hospitality tour and its gradual transformation into …

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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Reveals Record Breaking Coaster

Thrill seekers will soon be able to experience another world record at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. Flying Aces is planned to become the world’s steepest steel roller coaster, with a starting hill inclined at 51 degrees, plus it will have the world’s tallest loop, stretching 52 metres. The Yas Island theme park already has the fastest roller coaster in Formula …

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Proud LeBron Chooses 23 Kids to Ride Rougarou First

“Earned, not given.” This is the motto LeBron James often repeats to the kids in his Wheels for Education Program and Akron I Promise Network. Students know it means they must work hard in whatever they do, then good things will follow. Students don’t expect things to be handed to them. Source: coaster-net.com

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Universal Strikes Deal with Nintendo

I’m thrilled to share that Nintendo and Universal Parks & Resorts today announced plans to bring the world of Nintendo to life at Universal theme parks. Together, these two storytelling giants will create spectacular, dedicated experiences based on Nintendo’s wildly popular games, characters and worlds. The agreement brings two icons of entertainment together and represents a significant partnership for Nintendo …

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