The Heritage Lottery fund has awarded the Dreamland Trust £3million, in anticipation of opening a unique heritage amusement park in the seaside resort of Margate during 2013.
Thorpe Park’s upcoming 2012 addition The Swarm has been confirmed of being ahead of schedule in terms of construction, with the track now being fully completed.
After the Euro Attractions Show, we exclusively revealed that Pleasure Beach Blackpool’s Bling was on the market in a German trade magazine – and has now been revealed as being bought by one of Europe’s top amusement parks.
Lightwater Valley has announced it will be rebranding itself for their 2012 season as a more modern day out for families and thrill-seekers.
The 2011 British Travel Awards, which took place last night 2 November, celebrated a line up of winning travel companies as voted for by the British public. This year more than 700,000 votes were cast, with Merlin Entertainments sweeping up in the Theme Park category.
Alton Towers is set for a cool 2012 as it announces a partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products to bring an amazing Ice Age 4-D cinema and two themed hotel rooms to the Staffordshire Resort.
Alton Towers Resort has announced a new director joining the park’s management – well known wild child Jack Osbourne.