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More UK/USA opening delays as Far East parks reopen

More UK/USA opening delays as Far East parks reopen

Staffordshire, England, UK

As UK theme parks fall in line with government guidelines shutting their doors and more American parks delay openings, parks in China and Japan begin to welcome guests again as the Novel Corunavirus pandemic begins to subside in the Far East. Click the headline for more information ...
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Global Pandemic closes parks worldwide

Global Pandemic closes parks worldwide

Burbank, California, USA

The Coronavirus global pandemic has closed or delayed the opening of almost every amusement park in the USA, Europe, Far East and Middle East. Strangely, Australia's big four theme parks have vowed to remain open to visitors amid the outbreak, despite a government ban on public gatherings. Click the headline for more information ...
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More Coronavirus cancellations/delays

Orlando, Florida, USA

The global COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause cancellations and delayed openings throughout the theme park industry with the postponement of IAAPA Expo Asia 2020 to next year, dozens of carnivals called off in Germany and Disneyland Paris stopping all outdoor shows and parades. Click the headline for more information ...
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Japan parks close due to COVID-19

Japan parks close due to COVID-19

Urayasu, Chiba, Japan

Following last month's China theme park closures, Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea parks announced they will close for the next two weeks due to concern regarding the spread of the Coronavirus. All other parks including Universal Studios, Fuji-Q Highland and Nagashima Spa Land, have also closed. Click the headline for more information ...
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Ice Breaker is, literally, on track

Ice Breaker is, literally, on track

Orlando, Florida, USA

The final track section and the first train have been installed on Ice Breaker at SeaWorld Orlando. Opening in Spring 2020, this four-time launching coaster built by Premier Rides, will have 16 airtime hills and Florida’s steepest beyond-vertical drop - at an angle of 100 degrees! Click the headline for more information ...
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Texas Stingray opens to rave reviews

Texas Stingray opens to rave reviews

San Antonio, Texas, USA

Texas Stingray, the tallest, fastest and longest wooden coaster in the Lone Star State, is the first new coaster for 2020 to open to the public. Riders across the board praised the ride, with many claiming it to be the best GCI (Great Coasters International) in America. Click the headline for more information ...
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Apex parks no more

Apex parks no more

Aliso Viejo, California, USA

Sad news for coaster lovers, especially for those who like wooden ones. Apex Parks Group is closing their two large amusement parks Indiana Beach in Monticello, Indiana and Fantasy Island in Grand Island, New York. The parks were home to nine coasters, including the first El Loco and four CCI woodies. Click the headline for more information ...
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Skyline Park ditches Dragster

Skyline Park ditches Dragster

Bad Wörishofen, Bavaria, Germany

Skyline Park is getting rid of Sky Dragster, the park's Maurer Rides Spike coaster that opened in June, 2017. The park decided to call it quits and remove the prototype motorbike ride after three years of operational difficulties, suffering from more down time than up. Good luck to Carnival Cruise Lines. Click the headline for more information ...
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