Tag: Top Stories

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

Theme Parks in Compliance With COVID Measures

Theme Parks in Compliance With COVID Measures

Covid

**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Orange County strike teams are visiting Central Florida theme parks to make sure they're following the county mask mandate and CDC-recommended coronavirus safety precautions. What You Need To Know COVID strike teams still visiting theme parks to monitor compliance Walt Disney World, Aquatica, SeaWorld, and Universal have been in-compliance Strike ... Read More

A Roller Coaster Ride and the New Normal for India’s Theme Parks

A Roller Coaster Ride and the New Normal for India’s Theme Parks

Covid

**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** Chennai: The Indian amusement park industry that directly employs a minimum of 80,000 persons is in limbo with job losses, pay cuts and small parks that have shut permanently. Following their unprecedented closure amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry is opening up in phases, struggling to draw crowds in a new ‘normal’ ... Read More

Cedar Point Opens With New Health Guidelines

Cedar Point Opens With New Health Guidelines

Cedar Fair

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Cedar Point is celebrating its 150th anniversary this season — but this year it will look a little different.   “You can’t visit the park this year without a reservation. So, you want to go online with your ticket or season pass, make a reservation for the date you want to come, and then come to the park," said Tony Clark, director of communications ... Read More

Dollywood teases ‘Wildwood Grove’ enlargement for 2019

Dollywood teases ‘Wildwood Grove’ enlargement for 2019

Dollywood

Top Local Stories SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - East Tennessee's own Dolly Parton is expected to make an announcement about a new expansion for her namesake theme park next week.Dollywood posted this teaser image Tuesday night which reads, "we're planting the seeds for something big". The post has a link to a Facebook event which they are calling, "Our biggest announcement ever". We've learned that this will contain more details ... Read More

Couple sues Dollywood’s guardian firm for M, citing harm

Couple sues Dollywood’s guardian firm for $2M, citing harm

Dollywood

(Photo: TripAdvisor) Copyright by WJHL - All rights reserved (Photo: TripAdvisor) PIGEON FORGE, TN (WJHL)  - A Tennessee woman is suing Dollywood's parent company and ride engineers claiming she suffered serious injuries at Splash Country.Melissa Stone and her husband Shannan T. Stone filed the lawsuit.It claims on July 2 of last year, Melissa Stone was injured while riding on the RiverRush Water Coaster.The lawsuit alleges when the raft ... Read More

Supreme Court nominee tied to SeaWorld authorized combat

Supreme Court nominee tied to SeaWorld authorized combat

Entertainment

ORLANDO, Fla. - President Donald Trump’s nominee to fill a U.S. Supreme Court vacancy played a key role in SeaWorld’s legal battle with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration following the death of a killer whale trainer. Brett Kavanaugh, a circuit judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, has been nominated by the president to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Kavanaugh ... Read More

Dollywood sued for  million in private damage lawsuit

Dollywood sued for $2 million in private damage lawsuit

Dollywood

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Top Local Stories A woman is seeking millions in compensation for injuries she says she suffered while on a ride at Dollywood last July.Melissa Stone and her husband Shannon T. Stone filed the lawsuit.It claims she suffered serious spinal injuries after a ride on the RiverRush Water Coaster at Dollywood's ... Read More