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Top Tips for planning a coaster trip to the UAE

Top Tips for planning a coaster trip to the UAE

Various Parks, United Arab Emirates

CoasterForce's Ben recently returned from a week long visit to the theme parks of the United Arab Emirates. So, as a few people have asked us for our hints and tips for visiting the area, Ben thought he’d compile this handy little guide for you! After all everybody wants to ride the World's fastest Roller Coaster, right?! Click the headline to read more ...
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Legoland New York's opening date

Legoland New York’s opening date

Goshen, New York, USA

It's been over three years since planning began and today Legoland New York announced that the brand new park will be opening on America's Independence Day holiday, July 4th, 2020. With more than 50 rides, shows and attractions across seven themed "lands", the park also confirmed that it will be the largest Legoland park in the world. Click the headline for more information ...
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Say goodbye to Vortex

Say goodbye to Vortex

Mason, Ohio, USA

Kings Island has announced that Vortex, the park's classic Arrow multi-looping roller coaster, will be retired at the end of the 2019 season. The park claims that most rides of this type last between 25-30 years and since Vortex is currently in its 33rd operating season, the coaster has reached the end of its service life. Click the headline for more information ...
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Texas Stingray for SeaWorld San Antonio

Texas Stingray for SeaWorld San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas, USA

SeaWorld San Antonio held a press conference for Texas Stingray, a GCI (Great Coasters International) traditional wooden roller coaster opening in the park next Spring. The park's first wooden coaster will be the tallest, fastest and longest wooden coaster in the Lone Star state. It will also be GCI's first new coaster built in North America since 2017. Click the headline for more information ...
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SeaWorld Orlando Breaking Ice in 2020

SeaWorld Orlando Breaking Ice in 2020

Orlando, Florida, USA

At the same time that Busch Gardens Tampa held their press conference, SeaWorld Orlando announced details of their new for 2020 Premier Rides quadruple launch roller coaster called Ice Breaker. Not only is this the park’s first launched coaster, it’s also the first custom variation of the popular Premier Rides Sky Rocket II models. Click the headline for more information ...
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Gwazi conversion details announced

Gwazi conversion details announced

Tampa, Florida, USA

Busch Gardens Tampa confirmed that their new for 2020 RMC hybrid conversion of the Gwazi wooden coasters will no longer duel and be named Iron Gwazi. The coaster will be North America's tallest as well as the world's fastest and steepest hybrid coaster. The records include a 206 feet tall (63m) lift hill with a 91° drop and a top speed of 76 mph (122 km/h). Click the headline for more information ...
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Coney Island removing all its rides

Coney Island removing all its rides

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Coney Island Amusement Park - not New York City's famous Brooklyn beach-side amusement park neighborhood - will remove all amusement rides and attractions at the end of the 2019 season in order to focus on their water park operations. With limited funds and resources available, the park determined that guests are more interested in the water park. Click the headline for more information ...
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8 things we learnt during a Liseberg behind the scenes tour

8 things we learnt during a Liseberg behind the scenes tour

Liseberg, Gothenburg, Sweden

We were recently invited to spend a day with Pontus – Liseberg’s Attractions Guide. He’s the guy that gets to look after VIPs at the park, including royalty (hence taking us round, obviously). He takes guests to see all sorts of nifty behind the scenes areas and helps them ride the rides! Click the headline for more information ...
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