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2000 NEWS ARCHIVE

Archive of past news articles on theme and amusement parks, thrill rides and attractions.

October 2000

Oct 24, 2000
Setpoint Honored With Industry Innovation Award
The World Waterpark Association award was given for Setpoint's Flying Super Saturator roller coaster.

Oct 18, 2000
HyperSonic XLC Begins to Appear At Paramount's Kings Dominion
Construction has begun and steel supports and track have started to appear on site for the new coaster.

Oct 9, 2000
Holiday World Completes Most Successful Season Ever
The world's first theme park ended its 55th season with its highest seasonal attendance ever.

Oct 7, 2000
Walt Disney World Plans New Attractions for 2001 and 2002
Several new family attractions were announced for the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom theme parks.

Oct 6, 2000
Dania Beach Hurricane To Hit South Florida This Month
This new 100-foot tall, 3,200-foot long wooden roller coaster will open later this month in Dania Beach.

Oct 6, 2000
Visionland Amusement Park Lowers Season Pass Price
The park is selling passes good for the remainder of this season and all of 2001 at reduced prices.

Oct 5, 2000
Disneyland Settles Suit Over Christmas Eve Accident
The family has settled a suit over the death of a tourist, killed on the dock of the Columbia sailing ship.

Oct 4, 2000
Six Flags Theme Parks Cash-In on Halloween
The company uses the annual Fright Fest event to drive incremental attendance and revenues.

Oct 2, 2000
Seven ACE Members Attempt New Guinness World Record
Seven individuals will try to break the world record for the most coasters ridden in a 24-hour period.

Oct 1, 2000
Enchanted Parks Announces Plans For Two New Roller Coasters
The new wooden and steel coasters will cost the park approximately $20 million to build.

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