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2018 - The Corsairs: The Revenge of the Ghost - (2/7/18) According to a report at ThemeParks-EU, the "I Corsari" dark ride at Gardaland is getting a major refurbishment for the 2018 season that will include new 3D video projection mapping technology and an all new soundtrack. Going along with this, the ride will reopen in 2018 as "The Corsairs: The Revenge of the Ghost".
Watch below to see a video of the old ride experience captured last season.
2018 - Peppa Pig Land - (1/18/18) Gardaland has released a bit of concept art showing off the basic look of the three new rides coming to the park as part of Peppa Pig Land in 2018.
(1/17/18) Gardaland's new Peppa Pig Land opening in 2018 will feature three rides:
Peppa's Big Balloon Ride, Grandpa Pig's Train Ride and the Pirate Island Boat Ride. Guests will also have the chance to meet Peppa and George, jump in the "muddy puddles" and shop in Mr Fox's Supermarket.
(12/20/17) Gardaland will open a new Peppa Pig Land at the park with new themed kiddie attractions in 2018, though the exact details of what will be added have not yet been released.
2019 - Magic Hotel - (11/13/18) Gardaland reports that 2018 was a record breaking season for the theme park as well as for both of their resort hotels. Based on their success the Gardaland Resort is pushing ahead with their new Gardaland Magic Hotel, "the first themed hotel hub in Italy”.
Attendance in 2018 at the park was up 17% over 2017, while the occupancy rates of both of the existing hotels rose by 5%., with an average rate of 85% occupied during the 2018 season.
The new Gardaland Magic Hotel will feature 128 rooms, each themed to one of three forms of magic: Foresta Incantata (Enchanted Forest), Cristallo Magico (Magic Crystal) and Grande Mago (Great Wizard).
(9/10/18) Gardaland has announced plans to build a "Magic Hotel" for about €20 million in time for the 2019 season. This 128-room 4-Star hotel will actually be the third hotel at Gardaland and be themed around "the world of magic" featuring talking trees, magic creatures, magicians, elves and more. The rooms will feature one of three possible themes: Enchanted Forest, Magic Crystal or Great Magician.