Long Time Park Director is Honored After Nearly 50 Seasons at Six Flags Over Texas

This season will mark a bittersweet end of an era at Six Flags Over Texas. For 47 seasons, the park’s Director of Operations has been employed at the park and now he’s retiring. Mike Apple began his career in 1967 as a ride operator for the Astrolift. Source: coaster-net.com

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Universal Studios Hollywood Welcomes the Year of the Ram

PRESS RELEASE: Universal Studios Hollywood continues its annual Lunar New Year tradition with a celebratory “Year of the Ram” event featuring a special Mandarin-speaking MEGATRON character from its blockbuster thrill ride, “Transformer: The Ride-3D,” taking place from Friday, February 13 through Saturday, February 28, 2015. The celebration comes to life within Universal Plaza – a new Art Deco-inspired grand courtyard …

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Ambitious Plans for Star Wars Hinted at by Disney

The big tease of what Disney has planned for “Star Wars” inside its theme parks continues 11 months before “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” flies into theaters. Disney chief Bob Iger told Wall Street analysts that there’s “a fair amount of design and development (taking place by the company’s Imagineers) to greatly increase ‘Star Wars” presence in multiple locations around …

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TAYTO PARK TO DEBUT EUROPE'S LARGEST INVERTED WOODEN COASTER IN SUMMER 2015

PRESS RELEASE: 2015 is shaping up to be a monumental one for Tayto Park. It opens to the public for its fifth season on Thursday, 26th March and today (Wednesday, 4th February) Tayto Park’s founder Ray Coyle unveiled the first look at the rollercoaster that is currently being built in Tayto Park located in Ashbourne, Co. Source: coaster-net.com

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Disneyland's 60th Anniversary Celebration

Can it be that Disneyland Resort is 60 years old this year? The “original” theme park will indeed celebrate its Diamond anniversary officially in July (the park officially opened July 17, 1955), and Disney being Disney they will do it in style, kicking off the celebration on May 22. Source: coaster-net.com

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