Monday, April 18, 2011

Monday General News Update

In U.S. News:

Busch Gardens Tampa -
The first round of testing on Cheetah Hunt began last
weekend at the first launch. They plan to test each
launch individually with water dummies. Photos and
video at BGTNation.

Hersheypark -
More preparations for the park's 2012 addition is
underway. The park is currently working around the
lagoon area. More photos at Keystone Thrills.

Kentucky Kingdom -
After being denied both a $50M bond and then a
$20Mbond by the state, Ed Hart plans to seek a
$17.5M bondfrom the city, which would benefit
the local government as well. More details at

Kings Dominion -
Intimidator 305 2.0 seems to be a hit, with no trim
brakes on the drop and reports of fewer trims on
the third airtime hill as well. Great trip report at

Sea World San Diego -
Preparations for Manta are flying along (pun
intended),as construction walls are going up
and the site is being cleared for construction.
See more at Screamscape.

Six Flags New England -
Six Flags New England opened this past Saturday,
with a full trip report posted at SFNE Online.

In International News:

Heide Park -
Heide Park's new Dive Machine, Krake, opened
for its Media Day was on Saturday. The ride looks
like a lot of fun. Check out the full report over at

Hong Kong Disneyland -
Disney Rep. Tom Staggs has confirmed that Toy
Story Land is slated to open in Fall of 2011, Grizzly
Gulch in 2012, and Mystic Point by 2013.

Tokyo Disney Resort -
Tokyo Disneyland opened on Friday. See photos and
videos at Disney and More.


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