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IAAPA Award Winners 2020

IAAPA Award Winners 2020

Orlando, Florida, USA

Despite no glitzy annual ceremony in Orlando, IAAPA has celebrated industry icons through a series of online events. Three people have been inducted into the prestigious Hall of Fame, and others have been celebrated for their contribution to the industry. Click the headline to read about the winners ...
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Legoland Shanghai for 2024

Legoland Shanghai for 2024

Fengjing, Shanghai, China

Work on a new Legoland theme park in the Jinshan District in Shanghai, China, will begin next year, with opening expected in 2024. The $550 million park will be constructed in the 700-year-old town of Fengjing and include Lego-themed restaurants and hotels. Click the headline for more information ...
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Kennywood retires four rides

Kennywood retires four rides

West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA

Kennywood Park near Pittsburgh will retire four of its rides, the classic Kangaroo, Bayern Kurve, Paratrooper and the Volcano Enterprise, ahead of its season opening in spring 2021. Certain attractions at sister park Idlewild & SoakZone in Ligonier will also be retired. Click the headline for more information ...
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Fantasilandia reopens

Fantasilandia reopens

Parque O Higgins, Santiago, Chile

Fantasilandia reopened with new safety guidelines after closing in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Masks are mandatory and daily capacity is limited with the park open only to season pass holders with prior online reservations. Most indoor attractions will remain closed. Click the headline for more information ...
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Big Thunder Mountain Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris shuts down again

Marne la Vallée, Paris, France

Disneyland Paris closed after President Emmanuel Macron ordered another nationwide lockdown through Dec. 1 to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. The theme park is planning to reopen for the holiday season and start taking reservations Dec. 19-Jan. 3 before closing again Jan. 4-Feb. 12. Click the headline for more information ...
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Six Flags Mexico reopens

Six Flags Mexico reopens

Mexico City, Mexico

After closing in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic, Six Flags Mexico resumed operations. Park representatives say employees made several operational changes to help control crowds and prevent the spread of disease, including online reservations for entry. Click the headline for more information ...
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New Spin Shot Tower from S&S

New Spin Shot Tower from S&S

Logan, Utah, USA

S&S - Sansei Technologies announced their new Spin Shot Tower that takes the 4D Free Spin coaster seat and adds it to their drop tower ride. Custom ride profiles can be programmed to orient the rider, face-up, face-down or upside down during the ride sequence and it can be retrofitted on any S&S tower. Click the headline for more information ...
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Two new coasters for Motiongate Dubai

Two new coasters for Motiongate Dubai

Dubai, UAE

The Lionsgate Zone at Motiongate Dubai is expanding with two new thrill coasters opening in early 2021, featuring the world's first theme park ride inspired by the popular John Wick franchise, and A Now You See Me movie inspired coaster, which will be the world's fastest single-car spinning coaster. Click the headline for more information ...
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