Cedar Fair, one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world, has announced that Ty Tastepe has joined the company in a newly created role of senior vice president and chief information officer. Ty will be based at the company’s office in Charlotte, North Carolina, and will report to President and Chief Executive Officer […]
2022 will be a monumental year for Kings Island as the park will celebrate their 50th anniversary season. Guests will join the park in commemorating the landmark anniversary with limited time events, enhanced food offerings and all-new live entertainment – each telling the stories of Kings Island’s first 50 years. You may have noticed preparations […]
Kings Island amusement park, located near Cincinnati Ohio, has announced 900 positions at $18/hr for the 2021 season. Positions available include Food & Beverage, Lifeguards and Security associates. All other positions available at the park (ages 16+) pay $15/hr. “For the Cincinnati and Dayton area, Kings Island has been a preferred employer for so many […]
For many amusement park guests, souvenirs make up a valuable part of their experience. Kings Island has historically been known for their unique souvenirs. From replica Eiffel Tower statues to themed magnets, the park offers a wide variety of souvenirs. One of the most intriguing souvenirs is Kings Island-Opoly — a Kings Island themed edition […]
In the summer of 2020, a series of markers were placed around Kings Island that started beside Invertigo and stretched beyond the Timberwolf Amphitheater complex. The discussion of the markers later ceased as it was described by the park as being part of a “utility improvement”. During this past weekend’s Passholder Previews, work could be […]
Over the last few years, many amusement park enthusiasts and locals were curious about the fate of the plot of land where the former Kings Island Resort and Conference Center stood for over 40 years. It now seems there are new developments for the site. In early 2021 a series of transactions began, starting with […]
Kings Island amusement park near Cincinnati, Ohio, doesn’t open until May 15, but that didn’t stop them from testing out their new Orion GIGA Coaster this week, with a few special guests. The ride voted 2020’s “Best New Amusement Park Attraction” by USA TODAY readers, plunges guests (and Bob Ross) down an exhilarating 300-foot drop before […]
One of the highlights of any season of Kings Island is the numerous community events at the park. One such event was the annual One Walk event held by the park and JDRF. The event allowed for kids with Type 1 Diabetes to have a day at Kings Island and raise money to help fund […]
In 2021, Kings Island’s Racer will enter it’s 50th season of operation. Having thrilled millions of riders and started the second golden age of the wooden coaster, the ride has had a celebrated history. The twin 88 foot tall/3,415 foot long coaster has been a park favorite due to it’s unique layout. Although a racing […]
The process of building a roller coaster is a drawn out process that usually takes several years. While the planning, alterations, and designing of the coaster happens in park offices, the most dramatic and recognized stages of the procedure is the physical construction. Generally the coasters are built while parks are closed, but more and […]
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