Archive For December, 2018

Urgent Call to Action: Immediate H-2B Action Needed! #saveH2B

By | December 14, 2018

1.    Please click on the appropriate link below, set up by the National Association of Landscape Professionals, to send a letter to your Representative and two Senators urging them to support the Tillis/Harris H-2B cap relief package in a final Department of Homeland Security Spending bill. Please also share these links with your colleagues and encourage […]

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SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Breaks Ground on New Orlando Headquarters

By | December 14, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. — Earlier today, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment celebrated the groundbreaking of its new headquarters to be based at SeaWorld Orlando. The 40,725 square foot, three-story building will be a shared home for ambassadors from the current Park Support Center and at the SeaWorld Orlando park. “Today is much more than the groundbreaking of […]

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First-ever roller coaster at sea to offer one-of-a-kind thrills aboard Carnival Cruise Line’s newest and most innovative ship, Mardi Gras, in 2020

By | December 13, 2018

MIAMI, Fla. — Get ready to ride!   In another cruise industry first, Carnival Cruise Line’s MardiGras will feature the first-ever roller coaster at sea when it debuts in 2020, providing an unforgettable and unique open-air thrill ride on the line’s newest and most innovative ship. Built by Munich-based Maurer Rides, BOLT: Ultimate Sea Coaster is a heart-pounding rush of […]

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International Ride Training announces the 2018 iROC Ride Operations Excellence Award Winning Parks

By | December 12, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — International Ride Training announced today the 2018 International Ride Operator Certification Audit Excellence Award winners. This year’s winners, in noparticular order, are: The Park at OWA: Foley, Alabama Valleyfair: Shakopee, Minnesota Holiday World: Santa Claus, Indiana Kings Island: Mason, Ohio Of the thousands of amusement ride operators throughout the United States that […]

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Bonkers Columbia Voted Best Place to Have a Birthday Party

By | December 11, 2018

 COLUMBIA, Mo. — Family Entertainment Group (FEG) would like to proudly acknowledge our Bonkers-Columbia location on being awarded “Best Place To Have A Birthday Party,” while also being nominated for other awards including “Best Family Entertainment”.  “Best of Columbia” is an annual award ceremony that is held by the Columbia Tribune. These awards vary across […]

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Sally Corporation’s Justice League: Battle for Metropolis receives THEA Award for Outstanding Achievement

By | December 11, 2018

Sally Corporation’s dark ride project for Six Flags Entertainment Corporation was awarded the prestigious Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement.  Given by the Themed Entertainment Association, it’s one of the industry’s greatest honors representing some of the finest achievements in the creation of compelling places and experiences.  Already an industry award-winner, the mixed-media ride took home […]

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Polin Introduces World’s First-Ever Fully Transparent Composites Waterslide

By | December 11, 2018

TURKEY — As an official R&D center and a pioneer in the field of innovative advancement and application of closed-molded manufacturing technology in waterslide development, Polin Waterparks continues to focus on innovation in composites manufacturing technologies.  The core of Polin Waterpark’s R&D strategy is its concentration on financial, customer and process perspectives with particular emphasis on learning, […]

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Call for Nominations for the AIMS International Board of Directors

By | December 4, 2018

The AIMS International Nomination Committee is pleased to announce a call for nominees to serve on the AIMS Board of Directors. The committee seeks nominees willing to lend their leadership and vision to AIMS International’s mission to improve safety in the amusement industry through leadership in education, and to contribute to defining the organization’s path […]

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iROC 2019: Deadline for 100$ Savings Ends December 10th Register Today!

By | December 4, 2018

To be held at The PARK at OWA, FOLEY, ALABAMA. Opened in the summer of 2017, the PARK at OWA boasts 21 attractions, a bustling dining and entertainment district, hotel accommodations, and a multi-use sports complex – all just 15 minutes from the white sand beaches of the Gulf Coast. This year’s “Ride Camp” is […]

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