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Spirits in Their Skies

Disney opens two mega-projects in the U.S.— on the same day. Find out about Pandora— The World of Avatar and “Guardians of the Galaxy—Mission: BREAKOUT!”

Born to Be Wild

‘Guardians of the Galaxy—Mission: BREAKOUT!’ drops into Disney California Adventure

COVER PHOTOS: WALT DISNEY PARKS AND RESORTS


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Ferrari Finesse

Funworld takes PortAventura World’s newest park for a spin

 

Big Splash

All three SeaWorld parks open major new attractions at the start of a post-Shamu era


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New RIdes & Attractions 2017—A Year In Review

A New Golden Age of Flight

Flying theaters continue rise in popularity

Dark Matters

Dark rides light up Europe

Merlin’s Multiple Choices

Merlin Entertainments chalks up a number of firsts this season

A Family Affair

Cross-generational attractions increase in popularity

Pottering About

J.K. Rowling’s tales are casting new attraction spells

Free Fallin’

Drop towers continue to rise and evolve around the world

View to a Thrill

2017’s new coasters provide amazing visuals—for riders and non-riders alike


 

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TIDAL SHIFT
Universal’s Volcano Bay

REGIONAL UPDATES

AGELESS
91-year-old coaster enthusiast

TECH TALK
Swiss water slide adds VR

TAKE A BITE
New ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ attraction

MOVERS & SHAKERS

WHAT’S NEW

THE ART OF ATTRACTIONS
Dispatches from around the galaxy

EXPO RECAP
 

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