Cedar Point named world's best amusement park

SANDUSKY, OH (FOX19) - For the 15th consecutive year Cedar Point® amusement park has taken home the "Best Amusement Park in the World" award at the annual Golden Ticket Awards ceremony.

Cedar Point's Millennium Force® was once again voted the "Best Steel Roller Coaster in the World".

Hosted by Amusement Today, a publication that covers amusement and waterpark news and trends, the Golden Ticket Awards are presented to the "best of the best" each year in the amusement and waterpark industry through an international survey.

Cedar Point has been voted the best amusement park each year since the inception of the Golden Ticket Awards in 1998.

Cedar Point will add to its collection of rides with the recently announced GateKeeper rollercoadter.

Scheduled to open in May 2013, GateKeeper will be the longest winged roller coaster in the world at 4,164 feet long and will boast a 164-foot drop.

Kings Island won the Golden Ticket for Best Kids Area in the World for the 12th consecutive year.