Stormy weather on Easter Monday prevented several east coast theme parks from opening.
A new book is being released next week which covers theme park design and “the art of themed entertainment”.
The Smiler rollercoaster at Alton Towers has reopened to the public, nine months after an accident which seriously injured five people.
Alton Towers has positioned SW8 signage at the site of the former Flume ride, describing a “ground-breaking new ride development”.
Representatives from a campaign to cut VAT on tourist attractions have spoken of a “good prospect” of the British government making a reduction.
Alton Towers has confirmed that five of its rides will remain closed when the theme park begins its 2016 season on 19 March.
The original concept designer of Alton Towers’ Air rollercoaster has praised the changes made to the ride ahead of its re-launch as Galactica.
The cost of admission to the UK’s major theme parks has once again risen considerably above the national rate of inflation.