Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Asked to Stop Elephant Rides

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom has come under fire again from an animal rights activists group called Animal Defenders International. The group is opposed to the park using elephants supplied by the company Have Trunks Will Travel to give rides to guests. The group says that the elephants have been mistreated and abused. Source: coaster-net.com

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Six Flags-Branded Theme Parks to Open in China

PRESS RELEASE: Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, and Riverside Investment Group Co. Ltd., a leading real estate developer in China, announced today a new strategic partnership to build multiple Six Flags-branded theme parks in China over the next decade. “Our international expansion strategy is focused on finding the right partners in the right …

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A Special Day at Six Flags Over Texas

Ben Pierce is not your average 9 year old child. Unlike many others his age, he has created a sight seeing bucket list. This is because Ben has a rare condition, retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Ben’s case of ROP is not mild and his vision will worsen profoundly as he nears adulthood. Source: coaster-net.com

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Katy Perry Soars on Wild Eagle at Dollywood

Last Thursday, guests at Dollywood were treated to a special surprise as Katy Perry was in attendance at the park. Katy Perry, a fan of Dolly Parton, decided to attend the park for a day of fun and roller coasters while having some extra time to spend in Tennessee. Source: coaster-net.com

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Skyline Attractions Launches!

PRESS RELEASE: Four amusement industry veterans announced today the founding of Skyline Attractions, LLC. Chris Gray, Jeff Pike, Evan Souliere, and Bill Wydra boast more than 50 years combined experience in amusement ride and device development. They will bring their lifelong passion for amusement parks and spectacular new ideas to life through Skyline Attractions, LLC and a subsidiary company, Skyline …

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