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How Merlin’s parks might change after flotation

As Merlin Entertainments prepares to become a public company within just a few months’ time, the pressure of shareholders will have wide-ranging impact. The impending stock market flotation will consolidate the expectation of year-on-year continuous…

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Why is it big when rollercoasters break down?

When rollercoasters break down – or stop on their lift hills – it is usually made a big deal of by tabloids and news organisations. Usually explained by power cuts or safety systems stopping the…

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Monty Lunde: One of the Valhalla magic makers

Valhalla is one of the world’s most unique an spectacular dark rides, not least because of its dramatic utilisation of special effects. Simulated fire and a huge water tunnel were just two of the cinematic…