Alton Towers will reopen its Hex dark ride this season, after mothballing it during 2016.
Alton Towers has moved its daily opening time back by 30 minutes, with the park now fully opening at 10:30 each day.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach recorded a loss of £2,000 after tax for the year ending 22 March 2016, accounts show.
The Merlin Annual Pass has once again been placed in sale in the New Year.
2016 has proven memorable in the UK theme park industry for a number of reasons.
Tom Renouf is Ride Rater’s Photographer of the Year 2016, with his stunning capture of Saw – The Ride at Thorpe Park.
Alton Towers’ reworking of the Air rollercoaster into Galactica has won Ride Rater’s Best New Addition 2016 award.