This is the seventh annual study Blooloop has conducted regarding new rides and attractions at theme parks and amusement parks around the world.
While this listing does provide an in-depth overview of the rides opening in 2014, it is not exhaustive.
BY TRACY KAHANER (LEFT), PRESIDENT KAHANER RESEARCH AND NEWS EDITOR, BLOOLOOP
Except for a few instances, those rides that have relocated from one park to another have been omitted from this analysis; along with those rides that have been renovated and / or re-themed. The vast majority of rides that are geared towards the very young child along with the aquatic attractions have been excluded as well.
The figures utilized to create this report have been obtained through a variety of reliable sources including ride manufacturer, park operators, architects and designers. We believe the information in this article to has been well researched and accurate at press time and apologize for any inadvertent omissions or errors. We are indebted to the many industry professionals who took the time to review this information for accuracy.
Image: Thunderbird at Holiday World