CoasterRadio.com: The Original Theme Park PodcastAuthor: CoasterRadio.com
25 May 2018

CoasterRadio.com: The Original Theme Park Podcast

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The podcast dedicated to roller coasters, theme parks and thrill rides.

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    CoasterRadio.com #1231 - Parks Play the Numbers Game

    Six Flags made a somewhat surprise announcement this week by signaling an agreement to add five more parks to its US Portfolio. We'll talk about what that means for the company.

    During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including:

     

     

    After some fantastic Live Trip Reports, we take a look at the 2017 Theme Park Attendance Numbers from TEA and AECOM. We'll take a look at trends and see if there are surprises in any of the stats and figures.


  • Posted on 25 May 2018

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    CoasterRadio.com #1230 - The Price of Fun

    Odds are, you are planning your summertime theme park trips. But how much will it actually cost you to visit parks across the country? We'll talk about it in our First Drop segment.

    During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including: 

    • Universal Studios Hollywood closing Jurassic Park RIver Adventure to do a Jurassic World overlay
    • Steel Vengeance not part of Fast Lane Plus
    • Ghost Town in the Sky looking at reopening?
    • A Disney Dragon caught on fire during a parade. 

    Then, our Interactive Topic takes a look at the idea of a park charging a special fee to give people access to new lands or hotly anticipated new attractions. How much would YOU pay?


  • Posted on 18 May 2018

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    CoasterRadio.com #1229 - What Kind of Question is That?

    Cedar Point opened "Steel Vengeance" to the public this week, but opening day didn't go as they had hoped. We'll talk all about it.

    During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including:

     

    • The opening of "Merlin's Mayhem" at Dutch Wonderland
    • A review of "Battle for Eire at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    • Changes at Carowinds
    • An international meetup at EPCOT.

     

    Then, it's time for us to turn the show over to YOU! We take your on-topic and off-topic Listener Questions!


  • Posted on 11 May 2018

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    CoasterRadio.com #1228 - Pressing Questions

    Six Flags made some news this week by announcing that they are interested in buying existing parks. Which ones could they be talking about?

    During our Quick Hits segment, the guys talk about several of this week's most interesting stories in the amusement industry, including:

     

    • There's news about the "Hagrid Roller Coaster." Is this the best thing that could have happened to our podcast?
    • Screamscape says “Project Alpha Digital” is a Mack Dual Launched Coaster
    • Arthur Levine rode Wonder Woman Lasso of Truth and loved it
    • Take a look at the “Force Jacket” from Disney

     

     

    Then, it's time for us to turn the show over to YOU! We take your on-topic and off-topic Listener Questions!


  • Posted on 04 May 2018

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    CoasterRadio.com #1227 - The World Premiere of Steel Vengeance

    It's a special episode of CoasterRadio.com this week! We drop our regular format to bring you coverage from Media Day for Cedar Point's Steel Vengeance!

    Kevin and Cincinnati Jon were on-hand at Cedar Point as the park unveiled the most anticipated ride of 2018. They'll tell us if it lives up to the hype!

    They will also have TONS of interviews with Park Officials, Fred Grubb from RMC and other dignitaries!

    You won't want to miss this episode!


  • Posted on 26 Apr 2018

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