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2004 NEWS ARCHIVE

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

November 2004

Nov 22, 2004
Hong Kong Disneyland Park Opening Day Announced
Disney and the Hong Kong SAR government announced that the park will open in September 2005, earlier than expected.

Nov 17, 2004
New High-Tech On-Ride Video System Announced
XTREMEX3 system allows amusement parkss to sell a DVD/CD video of the on-ride experience taken from multiple cameras.

Nov 17, 2004
Water Coaster Planned For Disney's Typhoon Lagoon
Crush 'N' Gator, a new white-knuckle water coaster ride to open at the Disney water park in 2005.

Nov 17, 2004
Holiday World Winner Of Applause Award at IAAPA
One year after becoming a finalist Holiday World is named the winner of the industry's most coveted international award.

Nov 11, 2004
Geauga Lake 2005 Expansion Includes New Water Park
Cedar Fair announced plans for a major water park addition at its newest Ohio property Geauga Lake.

Nov 8, 2004
Knott's Prepares To Fire Off New Attraction On Dec. 7
Thirty days and counting until Knott's takes aim and fires off its brand new inverted roller coaster, Silver Bullet.

Nov 7, 2004
First Rides On Knott's New Coaster Up For Auction
The first rides on Knott's new roller coaster to go to highest bidders with proceeds benefiting local charity.

Nov 7, 2004
Silver Dollar City Announces Launched Roller Coaster
Powder Keg, an explosive-launch roller coaster, to blast riders from 0-53 mph in 2.8 seconds in 2005.

Nov 5, 2004
Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas Opens Nov. 6
the park readies for the Christmas season with the unveiling of the country's tallest Christmas pyramid.

Nov 2, 2004
Atari's Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 Game Screams Into Stores
The highly anticipated sequel to the #1 tycoon franchise is packed with all-new thrills for roller coaster fans.

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