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Halloween screams can reduce stress, study says

By  •  Latest News  • 15 years ago

Marian Boer, chief psychologist with the York Region District School Board, said Halloween is also beneficial for children, as creative play and make-believe helps them to express themselves and act …
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Obesity epidemic leads to bigger rides

By  •  Latest News  • 15 years ago

A number of parks are adding ‘plus-sized’ seats to roller coasters and ‘test’ seats at the beginning of rides queues, so overweight riders are spared the embarrassment of not fitting …
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Alton Towers blaze caused by lamp

By  •  Latest News  • 15 years ago

The fire, which took 50 firefighters the best part of the night to tackle, destroyed part of the Skyride cable car station’s roof and left one security guard suffering from …
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Busch relocates to Orlando

By  •  Latest News  • 15 years ago

The move will be completed by July 2008, though the new location is yet to be announced.

The move also sees a change in management personnel. Current parks president Keith …
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Luna Park to part-sell land

By  •  Latest News  • 15 years ago

In 2005, the Government sold the 99-year lease to Luna Park Sydney for the low amount on the condition that the company invests in the maintenance of the park.


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No third park for HK

By  •  Latest News  • 15 years ago

During a recent policy address he confirmed that the two parks would be sufficient for now. “Ocean Park is doing exceedingly well,” he said.

“Disney is still new but I …
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Attractions closed during California fires

By  •  Latest News  • 15 years ago

Though the fires have largely avoided most of the facilities, smoke, dust clouds, poor air quality, road closures and evacuations have forced the facilities to close for now. Those affected …
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New waterpark for Romania

By  •  Latest News  • 15 years ago

In partnership with local businessman Stefan Cherciu, the development will begin  construction in December – subject to getting approval – with a view to opening in 2009. No further details …
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Jurassic Park revisited

By  •  Latest News  • 15 years ago

The Dinosaur Experience project, set for a 2008 opening, would include a building of about 102sq.m for displaying skeletons, fossils and other dinosaur exhibits.

The deadline for submissions is …
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Disney plans Hawaiian hotel

By  •  Latest News  • 15 years ago

The company has purchased 21 acres of oceanfront land for US$144m for the 800-room hotel complex project, which will be the first sited away from a neighbouring theme park.

Construction …
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