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Mask up for outdoor mega-events but not LA theme parks

Mask up for outdoor mega-events but not LA theme parks

Covid

**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** LOS ANGELES — Visitors of Universal Studios Hollywood and Six Flags Magic Mountain won't need to mask up outdoors. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health implemented a new health order for people who attend concerts, car shows and other mega-events to wear face masks outdoors — regardless of vaccination status. ... Read More

Iowa amusement park became a political force before accident

Iowa amusement park became a political force before accident

Covid

**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa amusement park where a ride accident killed one boy and critically injured another has become increasingly influential in Iowa politics as the state has trended Republican.Adventureland Park CEO Michael Krantz has donated $175,000 to county, state and federal Republican candidates since 2014. That made him ... Read More

As theme parks revise pandemic guidelines, Florida reports 4,623 new COVID-19 cases

As theme parks revise pandemic guidelines, Florida reports 4,623 new COVID-19 cases

Covid

**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** ORLANDO, Fla. – Disney World and Universal Orlando Resort announced Wednesday that changes are coming to Florida theme parks with renewed guidance from health officials.Starting Saturday, Disney will no longer require temperature checks of its cast members, while guests visiting the parks will no longer be required to go through temperature screening ... Read More

China’s Theme Parks Ride a Boom as Tourists Have Nowhere to Go

China’s Theme Parks Ride a Boom as Tourists Have Nowhere to Go

Amusement Parks

KUNMING, China—With foreign vacations off limits, China is in the middle of a theme-park boom as domestic tourists seek amusements in their own backyards. In Wuhan, the epicenter of the initial Covid-19 outbreak, thousands of people packed the Maya Playa Water Park in mid-August for a pool party, banishing memories of the 76 days the city had spent under strict lockdown until early April. To sustain ... Read More

What’s your motivation? Man loses 200 pounds to ride roller coaster

What’s your motivation? Man loses 200 pounds to ride roller coaster

News

MASON, Ohio – An Ohio man is inspiring people around the world after dropping nearly 200 pounds in just 10 months.Jared Ream said he became motivated when Kings Island amusement park announced it was opening a brand new roller coaster called Orion.Ream, who once weighed 430 pounds, had to quit riding thrill rides seven years ago due to his size. But, hearing the new plan for ... Read More