Britain's Oldest Rollercoaster Scenic Railway Reopens

The Scenic Railway is considered to be the heart of Dreamland – an unchanging icon that has stayed the same through decades of change. It fell into disrepair after the attraction closed in 2005 and was badly damaged by an arson attack in 2008. And when a revamped Dreamland opened in June some rides were operational but the Scenic Railway …

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ZDT’s Roller Coaster Offers Record-Setting Experience in Seguin

Fast, thrilling, intense and fun were just a few of the words people used to describe ZDT’s Amusement Park’s new roller coaster — the Switchback. “Switchback is the only wooden shuttle coaster in the world, the only wooden roller coaster to go both forwards and backwards, and it’s the only wooden roller coaster to be opening in the U.S. this …

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PopCap Games and Carowinds to Debut World’s First Intra-Active 3-D Attraction

PRESS RELEASE: Carowinds and PopCap Games, creator of some of the world’s most beloved video game franchises, and an Electronic Arts Inc. studio are leading the charge as innovators in the amusement park industry by announcing a new digital experience. Carowinds will open the world’s first intra-active 3-D game experience, Plants vs. Source:

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Dubai Parks and Resorts Gets First Ride.

The Dragon rollercoaster, one of Legoland Dubai’s most eagerly anticipated attractions for children and parents, is the first ride to be installed at Dubai Parks and Resorts. In a media statement, the theme park destination called this a landmark moment. “The Dragon is a must-ride highlight for children and parents and a key attraction at every Legoland Park around the …

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Great America Teases Winter Holiday Festival to Follow Fright Fest

The transition from summer to fall is marked every year in Lake County when Fright Fest decorations go up at Six Flags Great America, but chatter at the Gurnee theme park on Thursday suggested Great America could join its Six Flags cousins with the launch of Holiday in the Park festivals during the winter. Source:

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