Titan - A New Massive ride to Debut at La Ronde in 2017

Thrill-seekers Will Soar High Above the Park

MONTREAL, Sept. 1, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - La Ronde, Quebec's leading destination for thrills and family entertainment, will add Titan, a new ride of gigantic proportion to its outstanding roster of roller coasters and other thrill rides and attractions.

Titan will send riders on a swinging, dizzying adventure atop a giant swaying pendulum. Inspired by the legend of the Titans, those divine beings of the Greek Mythology synonymous with total domination, Titan will propel riders into a spinning tour over the park, sending them higher and higher in the air until they experience a feeling of weightlessness.

Among Titan's highlights:

  • Seating for 40 riders;
  • Speeds of more than 112 km/h; and
  • Towering nearly 45 metres in the air.

"We are very excited with the addition of Titan to La Ronde's lineup of rides and attractions. This new thrill ride contributes to a wider offering for families and thrill-seekers in 2017," said Phil Liggett, President of La Ronde.

For more information on Titan, visit https://www.sixflags.com/larondeen/newfor2017.

With 41 rides and attractions, including seven roller coasters and Le Pays de Ribambelle, an area completely dedicated to younger guests, La Ronde provides fun and thrills at great value for guests of all ages. With the addition of the first Virtual Reality Coaster in Canada, two new rides in Avenue Aventure in 2016, plus the upcoming Titan in the 2017 season, Six Flags underscores its full commitment to provide ongoing excitement in every park, ever year. 

La Ronde is also announcing the start of 2017 Season Pass sales with its special Flash Sale through Labour Day weekend featuring the best deal of the year – savings of more than 70% on 2017 Passes! From September 1 through 5, guests will receive a free upgrade to a Gold Season Pass with every Pass purchased. Gold Season Passes include admission to La Ronde, and any other Six Flags theme park, as well as free parking and a free sport bottle. The 2017 Season Passes provide unlimited visits any operating day for the rest of 2016, including park admission to Fright Fest® 2016 and all of the 2017 season.

Passholders may also purchase a Premium Season Dining Pass, which includes a lunch, dinner, and snack during every park visit, plus they will receive a 2017 All Season Sport Bottle for unlimited drink refills. Premium Season Dining Passes may be used at any Six Flags theme park.

About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world's largest regional theme park company with $1.3 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 55 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com

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Video with caption: "Titan - New for 2017". Video available at: https://youtu.be/7s1hc2qrI-Y

Image with caption: "Titan - New for 2017 (CNW Group/La Ronde)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160901_C6132_PHOTO_EN_763936.jpg

Image with caption: "Titan - New for 2017 (CNW Group/La Ronde)". Image available at: https://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160901_C6132_PHOTO_EN_763963.jpg

For further information: Jules Hébert, Communications Manager, 514 397-2001 ext. 2703, jhebert@sftp.com


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