Golden Ticket Awards

Golden Ticket Awards

Every year, Amusement Today – a leading trade publication in the amusement industry – announces the most sought-after awards to the best of the best in the amusement park industry, known as the Golden Ticket Awards. Look back with us at Intamin’s greatest achievements at the Golden Ticket Awards throughout the years.

2021

Best Water Ride

#1

Valhalla
Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best New Roller Coaster #1 Velocicoaster – Universal Orlando Resort, USA
Best Steel Coaster #2 Millennium Force – Cedar Point, USA
Best Wooden Coaster #3 El Toro – Six Flags Great Adventure, USA
Best Water Ride #1 Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2019

Best Water Ride

#1

Valhalla
Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best New Attraction Installation #1 Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure – Universal Orlando Resort, USA
Best New Roller Coaster #2 Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure – Universal Orlando Resort, USA
Best Steel Coaster #2 Millennium Force – Cedar Point, USA
Best Water Ride #1 Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2018

Best Steel Coaster

#1

Millennium Force
Cedar Point, USA

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Steel Coaster #1 Millennium Force – Cedar Point, USA
Best Wooden Coaster #1 El Toro – Six Flags Great Adventure, USA
Best Water Ride #1 Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2017

Best Wooden Coaster

#1

El Toro
Six Flags Great Adventure, USA

 

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Steel Coaster #1
#3
Millennium Force – Cedar Point, USA
Bizarro (Superman Ride of Steel) – Six Flags New England, USA
Best Wooden Coaster #1 El Toro – Six Flags Great Adventure, USA
Best Water Ride #1
#3
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK
Chiapas – Phantasialand, Germany

2016

Best Water Ride

#3

Chiapas
Phantasialand, Germany

 

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Steel Coaster #2
#3
Millennium Force – Cedar Point, USA
Bizarro (Superman Ride of Steel) – Six Flags New England, USA
Best Wooden Coaster #3 El Toro – Six Flags Great Adventure, USA
Best Water Ride #1
#3
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK
Chiapas – Phantasialand, Germany
Best Dark Ride #3 Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts – Universal Studios Orlando, USA

2015

Best Steel Coaster

#2

Bizarro (Superman Ride of Steel)
Six Flags New England, USA

 

 

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
#3
Millennium Force – Cedar Point, USA
Bizarro (Superman Ride of Steel) – Six Flags New England, USA
Expedition GeForce – Holiday Park, Germany
Best Wooden Coaster #2 El Toro – Six Flags Great Adventure, USA
Best Water Ride #1
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK
Best Dark Ride #3 Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts – Universal Studios Orlando, USA

2014

Best Steel Coaster

#3

Expedition GeForce
Holiday Park, Germany

 

 

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
#3
Millennium Force – Cedar Point, USA
Bizarro (Superman Ride of Steel) – Six Flags New England, USA
Expedition GeForce – Holiday Park, Germany
Best Wooden Coaster #2 El Toro – Six Flags Great Adventure, USA
Best Water Ride #1
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2013

Best Steel Coaster

#1

Millennium Force
Cedar Point, USA

 

 

 

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
#3
Millennium Force – Cedar Point, USA
Bizarro (Superman Ride of Steel) – Six Flags New England, USA
Expedition GeForce – Holiday Park, Germany
Best Wooden Coaster #2 El Toro – Six Flags Great Adventure, USA

2012

Best Wooden Coaster

#1

El Toro
Six Flags Great Adventure, USA

 

 

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
Millennium Force – Cedar Point, USA
Bizarro (Superman Ride of Steel) – Six Flags New England, USA
Best Wooden Coaster #1 El Toro – Six Flags Great Adventure, USA
Best Water Ride #2
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2011

Best New Ride

#2

Cheetah Hunt
Busch Gardens Tampa, USA

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best New Ride #2 Cheetah Hunt – Busch Gardens Tampa, USA
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
Millennium Force – Cedar Point, USA
Bizarro (Superman Ride of Steel) – Six Flags New England, USA
Best Wooden Coaster #3 El Toro – Six Flags Great Adventure, USA
Best Water Ride #2
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2010

Best New Ride

#2

Intimidator 305
Kings Dominion, USA

 

 

 

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best New Ride #2 Intimidator 305 – Kings Dominion, USA
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
Millennium Force – Cedar Point, USA
Bizarro (Superman Ride of Steel) – Six Flags New England, USA
Best Wooden Coaster #2 El Toro – Six Flags Great Adventure, USA
Best Water Ride #2
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2009

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
Bizarro (Superman Ride of Steel) – Six Flags New England, USA
Millennium Force
– Cedar Point, USA
Best Wooden Coaster #3 El Toro – Six Flags Great Adventure, USA
Best Water Ride #2
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2008

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
Superman Ride of Steel (Bizarro) – Six Flags New England, USA
Millennium Force
– Cedar Point, USA
Best Water Ride #2
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2007

Best New Ride

#1

Maverick
Cedar Point, USA

 

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best New Ride #1 Maverick – Cedar Point, USA
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
Superman Ride of Steel (Bizarro) – Six Flags New England, USA
Millennium Force
– Cedar Point, USA
Best Water Ride #2
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2006

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best New Ride #3 El Toro – Six Flags Great Adventure, USA
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
Superman Ride of Steel (Bizarro) – Six Flags New England, USA
Millennium Force
– Cedar Point, USA
Best Water Ride #2
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2005

Best New Ride

#2

Kingda Ka
Six Flags Great Adventure, USA

 

 

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best New Ride #2 Kingda Ka – Six Flags Great Adventure, USA
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
Superman Ride of Steel (Bizarro) – Six Flags New England, USA
Millennium Force
– Cedar Point, USA
Best Water Ride #1
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2004

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
Superman Ride of Steel (Bizarro) – Six Flags New England, USA
Millennium Force
– Cedar Point, USA
Best Water Ride #1
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2003

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Non-Coaster #1 Giant Drop
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
#3
Superman Ride of Steel (Bizarro) – Six Flags New England, USA
Millennium Force
– Cedar Point, USA
Expedition GeForce – Holiday Park, Germany
Best Water Ride #1
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2002

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
Superman Ride of Steel (Bizarro) – Six Flags New England, USA
Millennium Force
– Cedar Point, USA
Best Water Ride #2
Valhalla – Blackpool Pleasure Beach, UK

2001

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Steel Coaster #1
#2
Superman Ride of Steel (Bizarro) – Six Flags New England, USA
Millennium Force
– Cedar Point, USA

2000

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Non-Coaster #3 Giant Drop
Best Steel Coaster #2
Millennium Force – Cedar Point, USA

1999 & 1998

Best Non-Coaster

#1

Giant Drop

CATEGORY No RIDE
Best Non-Coaster #1 Giant Drop

Source: July 2020 Golden Tickets Awards