theme parks

  1. Matt N

    Rank the Merlin theme parks

    Hi guys. I know I’ve created a lot of ranking threads over the years I’ve been here, but I thought it might be interesting to rank the theme parks operated by a theme park operator very close to this site; Merlin Entertainments! Merlin operate numerous different parks across the world (even if a...
  2. Matt N

    Have we passed the golden age of theme parks?

    Hi guys. Being a UK enthusiast, I follow a lot of UK park forums and pages, and one thing I often hear tossed around on these places is "[insert park here] was so much better in the 1990s" or "[insert park here] has really passed its prime". And to be truthful, I don't just hear this in the UK...
  3. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Chessington World Of Adventures Have Revealed Elmer's Flying Jumbos In 2020

    We have missed this since November apparently, but Chessington are giving a four year partnership with Elmer the elephant and retheming Flying Jumbos starting in 2020
  4. Matt N

    What are your thoughts on forced participation in theme parks?

    Hi guys. I was just watching the TPW review of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and Smuggler's Run at Disney's Hollywood Studios when it gave me an idea for a poll; what are your thoughts on forced participation (i.e. interactive attractions) in theme parks? It seems to be becoming somewhat of a more...
  5. astead04

    What theme park's entrance is your favourite?

    For me, the parks with the best entrances are: •Islands of Adventure ('The Adventure Begins/Lives On' 🥺 Also the music is great) •Alton Towers (I absolutely love the entrance music here and Towers Street always gets me excited) •PortAventura World (Mediterranìa is a brilliant and beautiful...
  6. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Frontier City Preparing For 2020 Attraction? I wasn't sure where abouts on Google Earth this is, but it sounds like it's a big site for a potential attraction!
  7. J

    Where will the next Disney theme park be built?

    With the newest park opening in Shanghai last year and no current announcements of any more, where do you think the next Disney theme park is most likely to be built?
  8. E

    Coaster Dissertation Survey help!

    I am a final year student at Cardiff Metropolitan University currently in the process of completing my dissertation. I have designed a questionnaire, and am looking for the views of rollercoaster enthusiasts. The results of this questionnaire will help me to investigate the different influences...
  9. Sandman

    Industry predictions for 2026

    2016 is almost over. 95% of pop culture icons are dead. Trump is President (elect). Brexit is a word we've still not come to terms with. Many things have happened. But forget all that, let's look at the Theme Park/Attractions Industry. - 2 significant projects announced for UK (SW8 &...
  10. B

    Worlds of Wonder - Amusement Park & Water Park in Delhi/NCR

    World of Wonder - Best Amusement Park & Water Park in Delhi/NCR amazes you and thrills you with its wonderful international rides. Rides that bring out an adolescent in you, no matter what your age is and what gender you are belonging to. There is something special for everyone. It is the only...

    Military Island Theme Park Promotional Video, YouTube Link

    Since I'm not sure what the CF limits are for file size, I thought it would be better to post a YouTube link like I did on Facebook than to try to post the video itself . It's fourteen minutes long, mostly concept art images, followed by video footage of three of the park's roller coasters made...