You can find roller coasters, drop and flume rides, and carnival spinners at pretty much any theme or amusement park you visit. But Disney's theme parks have distinguished themselves — and surged to lead the industry in attendance — by mixing in unique experiences, as well. Let's take a look at some of the most "distinctly Disney" attractions offered at its theme parks in the United States. Whether they offer unique ride systems, cutting-edge technology, or different ways of storytelling, these theme park attractions include some unique element within the industry that helps make Disney "Disney." Keep reading...
Today's theme park news briefs include word that Toluca Legs Turkey Company will be closing at Disney's Hollywood Studios on Aug. 1, that a new extended-stay Hyatt hotel has opened one block from Disneyland, and that parks in San Antonio are getting nervous about talk of a new theme park in Houston. Keep reading...
Attendance soared at Universal Studios Hollywood following April's official opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, according to an analysis of online tracking data. And attendance at Universal's original park jumped again after July 4's opening of The Walking Dead Attraction. Meanwhile, USH is making more changes to its annual pass program and Universal Orlando is lifting more blockout dates for its annual passholders. Keep reading...
Today's theme park news briefs include an update on construction of Efteling's most ambitious dark ride to date, a new magic-themed bar coming to Disney's Boardwalk and an official deal for a second Six Flags theme park in China. Keep reading...
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