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A unique new haunted attraction opening this summer at a small United Kingdom theme park will combine a walk-through horror maze featuring live actors with a dark ride journey inside an abandoned mine shaft. The Hobs Pit maze and ride is set to open...
Don Welsh, Chicago's top convention and tourism salesman, early this month embarked on one of the most high-wire sales trips of his tenure here — flying to rival Las Vegas in an attempt to win back the National Hardware Show, once a cornerstone...
From the outside, Disney World's famed topiaries are elaborate greenery shaped into characters in playful poses to entertain theme-park guests. From the inside, they are engineering marvels, architectural challenges, math problems and horticultural...
The lavish Carnival banquets already are under way at Antoine's Restaurant, the parading clubs are finalizing their ornate processions and the reviewing stands are in place along St. Charles Avenue. Everything, in other words, looks to be ready for the...
After a three-week closure to complete safety work, the popular Space Mountain attraction at Disneyland in Anaheim is expected to reopen this weekend. Disneyland voluntarily closed the 36-year-old ride April 13 after state regulators, investigating...
This post has been updated. See below for details.State regulators have reduced the fines and the number of citations against Disneyland over safety requirements for maintenance crews working on Space Mountain. The state Division of Occupational Safety and Health last month issued fines of $234,850...
The eternal problem with Tomorrowland is that the commonplace reality of today inevitably catches up to and ultimately surpasses the ultramodern imagined future of yesterday. Disneyland's forward-looking land of tomorrow has seen many evolutions since...
With the travel season ready to ramp up, the South Dakota Department of Tourism is teaming up with local agencies and business partners to talk about the importance of the industry to the state. Wanda Goodman, deputy secretary of tourism for the state,...
Profits soared across the Walt Disney Co.'s vacation empire during the first three months the year, surging 73 percent on the strength of new cruise ships and theme-park attractions worldwide. The booming parks business helped lift Disney to 32...
Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
Under pressure from Florida’s tourism industry, the Florida House looks ready to reject a measure sought by Senate President Don Gaetz that would allow small coastal counties to spend some of their hotel taxes on lifeguards and beach patrols. Rep....
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This post has been updated, as indicated below.After a three-week closure to complete safety work, the popular Space Mountain attraction at Disneyland in Anaheim reopened Friday evening. Disneyland voluntarily closed the 36-year-old ride April 13 after state regulators investigating the injury of a...
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