Archive For April, 2018

Coney Island Kicks Off 2018 Season by Taking PLAY to New Heights

By | April 25, 2018

CINCINNATI, Ohio — May 26 marks the opening of the 132th season at Coney Island and there is a lot of new fun to be had at Coney this summer! Coney Island is thrilled to be kicking off the summer by bringing North America’s largest mobile Ferris wheel-style ride to Cincinnati. The Island Wheel will open […]

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MediaMation, Inc. Expands MX4D Esports Theatre Network To Chicago

By | April 25, 2018

TORRANCE, Calif. —  MediaMation (MMI) and Hollywood Esports will open a second hybrid-esports theatre at Cinemas Entertainment Lawndale 10 in downtown Chicago to compliment the flagship MX4D Esports Theatre location at the TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood, CA. The new MX4D Esports Theatre in Hollywood was designed to convert between “Cinema Mode” and “Esports Mode” […]

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SeaWorld San Diego is only place to see Sesame Street-themed parade in California

By | April 25, 2018

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Sesame Street Party Parade, a colorful, musical, show-stopping parade, will kick off at the San Diego marine park starting Saturday, May 5. The parade, which is the only one of its kind in California, will feature 10 larger-than-life themed floats including iconic Sesame Street favorites such as Mr. Hooper’s Store […]

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The New Electric C.P. Huntington Made Its Debut at Landry’s Downtown Aquarium in Houston

By | April 25, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. — The new Electric C.P. Huntington Train from Chance Rides made its public debut last weekend at Landry’s Downtown Aquarium in Houston, TX.  Our 400th C.P. Huntington Train manufactured in the Wichita, KS facility will now operate in Houston as the Electric Eel Train and it will take guests on the Shark Voyage.  The […]

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Experience the space adventure Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets on Eurosat Coastiality

By | April 24, 2018

Europa-Park and star director Luc Besson are once again joining forces following ARTHUR ‒ In the Minimoys Kingdom. Over the course of the extensive renovations to the French themed area, the upcoming virtual reality experience on Eurosat Coastiality will be playing Besson’s space blockbuster ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’. In order to […]

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Start your engines: Universal Orlando Resort’s new immersive, family attraction, Fast & Furious – Supercharged, is now open

By | April 24, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. — Universal Orlando Resort’s new attraction, Fast & Furious – Supercharged, is now open at Universal Studios Florida. Now, guests and their families can join the Fast family on an authentic and immersive experience that places them right in the middle of the action. With a worldwide box-office of more than $5 billion, […]

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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Takes Top Honors at The World Travel Awards for the 4th Consecutive Year

By | April 24, 2018

ABU DHABI, U.A.E. — Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, was voted the ‘Middle East’s Leading Theme Park’ for the second year in a row by the World Travel Awards, during a gala ceremony held on the evening of April 19th. This recognition by guests and theme park enthusiasts from across the world, follows the iconic Ferrari […]

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MediaMation, Inc. (MMI) Announces New CEO and Partnership For Rapid Global Growth

By | April 24, 2018

TORRANCE, Calif. —  MMI’s global growth has expanded once again. The evolution began in 2014 when Luxin-Rio (LR) aligned itself with MMI US to migrate the MX4D brand to China with great success. Together, they have produced over 200 MX4D® Motion EFX Theatres in China, bringing the MX4D footprint to over 300 theatres worldwide. Recently, […]

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Rapids to be unleashed

By | April 24, 2018

The new Category 5 Rapids – Extreme Waterslides will be unleashed Saturday, May 26, at Quassy Amusement & Waterpark in Middlebury, Conn.  Final touches were being put on the massive project over the weekend as construction crews prepped the area for concrete walkways and fencing. The three-slide attraction – provided by ProSlide Technology of Canada […]

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Hot off the press

By | April 24, 2018

Printing of Quassy Amusement & Waterpark’s 110th Anniversary Commemorative Magazine is underway at Prospect Printing in Prospect, Conn. The Middlebury, Conn., property will have copies of the 44-page publication available May 1 for guests at no charge. Produced in-house by the park’s marketing department, the magazine chronicles the storied history of Quassy with numerous feature […]

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