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News about Amusement Parks and Zoos world wide!

World Fun Parks brings you news about fun parks from all over the world. This is your best source for news about Amusement Parks, Water Parks, Marine Parks, Zoos, Aquariums and other fun places to visit.

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Alton Towers Resort Announces Th13teen
Written by Arthur   
Tuesday, 22 December 2009 17:48

Alton Towers Announces New Mega Roller Coaster Th13teen

Alton Towers Resort in thae United Kingdom nnounces to launch a new mega roller coaster on 20th March 2010. Thew new roller coaster, or as they like to call it a 'psychoaster', is called Th13teen (Thirteen).

 
Merlin Entertainments Appoints New Chairman
Written by Arthur   
Saturday, 12 December 2009 15:32

Merlin Entertainments Appoints New Chairman

Merlin Entertainments, Europe's number one attraction operator, appoints new chairman. Sir John Sunderland, he replaces Peter Phillipson.

 
Dutch Ride Designer Invited By Disney
Written by Arthur   
Monday, 09 November 2009 14:14

Dutch Ride Designer Invited By Disney

The famous Dutch ride designer, Michel den Dulk, has been invited by Disney to work at the Disney headquarter in California to design new spectacular rides. The famous Disney designer Tony Baxter, designer of Big Thunder Mountain, has invited Michel den Dulk personally.

Michel has been active designing for the famous Dutch Park the Efteling but after an argument he left to design for Europe-Park in south Germany. Now he got his work permit for the USA ready and will move to California soon.

 
News - Europe - Park News
Thursday, 20 August 2009 20:37

World's Fastest Roller Coaster Opens

The world’s fastest roller coaster, Ring Racer, opened at the German Grand Prix race circuit in Nurburgring. Ring Racer is supposed to give the feeling you're driving a Formula 1 car. In less than 2.5 seconds the coaster reaches a top speed of 217km per hour (135mph) which is twice the acceleration of a real Formula 1 car.

 
News - Europe - Park News
Thursday, 30 July 2009 17:55

Disneyland Paris on Google

The park already was available fully in 3D in Google Earth since May 25 and now also on Google Street View. This is the first amusement park which is available in street view.

To view Disneyland Paris on Google Street View click here.

To view Disneyland Paris with 3D buildings you have to download Google Earth, click here to download. Other Disney parks are also available with 3D Buildings.