TOMB RAIDER THE
RIDE ON TRAVEL SHOW
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[ March 19th 2004 ]
Kings Island's Tomb Raider: The Ride will be included
in a March 19 show on the Travel Channel reports
the Cincinnati Business Courier. The ride will
be featured on "Theme Park Secrets: Extreme East,"
which airs at 6 p.m. According to a news release,
the show covers thrilling attractions at amusement
parks on the East Coast. Kings Island's Tomb Raider
ride opened in 2002 and is based on video games
by Eidos plc. and movies starring Academy Award
winner Angelina Jolie. Tomb Raider: The Ride won
an outstanding achievement award in 2003 from
the Themed Entertainment Association.
Island describes the ride as an iimmersing, 20-minute
experience from start to finish. It begins with
a walking journey into an ancient temple. As massive
stone walls give way to others, guests will keep
moving through strange chambers, engraved with
runic symbols and debris of failed expeditions.
A sense of impending doom magnifies, as the special
effects - flames, lighting and fog - and music
intensify. With seconds to spare before a catastrophe,
guests strap into a vehicle that will take them
through several twists and turns in an attempt
off scenes from the movie filmed in Cambodia and
Iceland, the escape includes a near-clash in an
ice cave and a head-first plunge toward a pit
of red-hot lava. For more information on Tomb
Raider: The Ride inc. HQ media and exclusive footage,
navigate to the below hyperlink.