Calls for the UK government to cut VAT on tourist attractions and hotels rooms are continuing to fall on deaf ears.
Although the campaign has never gone away since it begin shortly after the Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition was formed in 2010, there has been heightened press activity in recent weeks.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach has unveiled the name of its new Royal Air Force Red Arrows-themed ride as Sky Force.
The ride has also been revealed as being a Gerstlauer Sky Fly model, and not a Zamperla Air Race as had been widely expected.
Flamingo Land is planning to expand its business by opening a small theme park on Scarborough seafront.
The working title of the project is currently Flamingo Land Coast, and would see rides and attractions installed on the site of the closed Futurist theatre in the North Yorkshire town.
Early next month will mark a year since Merlin Entertainments become a public company and floated on the London Stock Exchange.
It was much talked about for years before it happened, with an aborted attempt taking place a few years earlier.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach will open a Royal Air Force Red Arrows-themed flat ride in 2015.
The ride is widely-expected to be a Zamperla Air Race model, similar to that opened at Drayton Manor earlier this year.
There has to be a reason why a small independent theme park such as Lightwater Valley has survived in the face of a larger neighbour.
In actually fact, the park is not as close to Flamingo Land as what is generally perceived – although it is in the same county.
A chair-o-plane carousel ride collapsed at a funfair in Somerset last month, it has emerged.
A number of children were reportedly injured by the incident, which was reported in the local media initially.
When it comes to theme parks – specifically the ‘theme’ bit – the UK staggers behind the rest of the world.
The quality of theming at parks in Europe and the United States is fair superior in appearance and effect than that of even Britain’s most popular theme parks.
Merlin Entertainments is offering its standard annual pass at a discounted price of £119 in a surprise sale.
Between 1 October and 9 November the product will be available at £50 less than its usual price of £169.
Chessington World of Adventures is to be prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) following a girl falling and being serious injured in 2012.
Park operators Merlin Entertainments have been summoned to appear at Redhill Magistrates’ Court on 4 November.