Thursday 7 June 2018

News in a Minute - 8th June 2018

Here is this week's theme park news:

- Universal Orlando have annonced they are expanding Halloween Horror Nights this year to 10 houses, up from last years 9.
- Walt Disney World's Grand Floridian resort has lost one of it's veteran Cast members with greeter Richard Gerth passing away at age 92.
- Legoland California has set the opening date for their new submarine ride, Lego City Deep Sea Adventure as July 2nd.
- Dynamic Attractions has signed a deal to provide two new state-of-the-art ride systems for theme parks in Asia to an unknown theme park company.
- WDW has opened it's Minnie Van program to all guests. Anyone can now use the Lyft app to get to any point on Disney property for a guaranteed $25.
- Movieland Park in Italy Opens Unique Self-Driven Jurassic Jeep Adventure Ride, which is much like the scene from the original Jurassic Park movie.
- Finally at WDW, there is a rumour that the next DVC resort planned is going to be taking over the former River Country water park site, near Magic Kingdom.


  1. Oh the Jurassic park ride would be AMAZING!!!! Hope you're doing okay Dan!

    1. It seems so obvious to do a jeep ride, but Universal have never done it, it's always been boat rides. I think they'd do it differently now.