Post IAAPA News Roundup

Last week, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions held their annual expo in Orlando. At the convention, ride manufacturers showed off their latest creations and parks revealed even more details of their new attractions!

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SeaWorld Orlando Announces Major “Blue Friday” Deals

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ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2015) – SeaWorld Orlando released details today on the return of its highly anticipated “Blue Friday” deals providing shoppers with special pricing on exclusive park experiences and admission to SeaWorld and Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark.

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Trains + Layout of New Walibi Wooden Coaster Revealed!

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At the IAAPA Expo in Orlando today, Walibi Rhone-Alps revealed new details for their brand new family roller coaster. The Gravity Group manufactured wooden roller coaster will open early next year at the French park.

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The ride will use the …

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Dollywood Unveils POV of Lightning Rod!

Today, at the IAAPA Expo, Dollywood unveiled a new way to preview their next roller coaster, Lightning Rod! On their YouTube channel, the park uploaded two new videos of the world’s first launched wooden roller coaster, which will debut in …

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Kings Dominion Begins Demolition of Shockwave!

Today, Kings Dominion began the demolition of their stand-up roller coaster, Shockwave. Shockwave closed last August in order to make way for a brand new “frisbee” flat ride, Delirium.

The park posted a video to their Facebook page of the …

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New Cobra’s Curse Photos + Model Revealed!

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In 2016, Busch Gardens Tampa will add yet another incredible roller coaster to their lineup, Cobra’s Curse. Now, we have even more details of the ride!

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Today, at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo (IAAPA) in Orlando, …

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Bye Bye Captain EO, this time it’s for good!

You may love the attraction, or you may hate it, but Captain EO is leaving Walt Disney World very soon. On December 6th, the attraction, which returned to the park after the death of the attraction’s star, Michael Jackson, and …

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TP&T’s California Adventure – Part 4 – Disney California Adventure

In August of 2015, the TP&T team hopped on a plane and flew out for an incredible adventure in California. The visit included visiting several of Southern California’s incredible list of theme parks and learning about the history of the …

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New Rides, Major Changes Coming to SeaWorld Parks!

After a third quarter performance that underwhelmed investors (although there were several positives in the report), SeaWorld announced major changes for the philosophy of the company in an entirely new presentation. In the presentation, they highlighted a new focus for …

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SeaWorld Announces Earnings for the Third Quarter of 2015

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Today, SeaWorld reported their earnings for the third quarter of 2015. Although it may not completely look like it, the numbers are good news for the company, which has struggled recently due to recent negative publicity from …

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