Archive For 2019

Luxury hotel The Boulevard to open at Blackpool Pleasure Beach this summer

By | July 17, 2019

Blackpool has long been regarded as the entertainment capital of the north west, with millions of visitors flocking to the world-famous seaside town each year. At its heart lies the legendary Blackpool Pleasure Beach, where recently installed rides such as Red Arrows Skyforce and ICON, the nation’s first double launch rollercoaster, have seen it reinforce […]

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SeaWorld Orlando, San Antonio and San Diego launch First Responders Salute with half-off admission to parks

By | July 16, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — Now through July 31, SeaWorld Parks are proud to offer first responders and three of their guests half-price admission to its award-winning SeaWorld Orlando and San Diego parks as well as $25 tickets to SeaWorld San Antonio.  “We have always taken immense pride in honoring those who dedicate themselves to helping others,” said […]

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Award winning firms SP-I and Pixomondo form partnership to create immersive and interactive attractions in China

By | July 16, 2019

NEW YORK — New York Entertainment developers SP Immersive Entertainment (SP-I) and international visual effects company Pixomondo have formed a partnership to create experiential, interactive media attractions in China, the companies jointly announced today. The deal comes on the heels of the duo’s successful collaboration on the stunning Times Square, New York City attraction, National […]

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Zamperla SPA issues statement to the industry

By | July 16, 2019

Zamperla SPA officially informs that the terrible accident which has occurred at Kankaria Amusement park of Ahmedabad city, India, did not involve a Zamperla ride. India has a long standing problem which allows the use of inferior, unauthorized copies of rides made by either local companies or rides sourced from other countries, often with fatal […]

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Huss strengthens sales team with appointment of Lars Hartmann

By | July 15, 2019

Bremen, Germany — Leading amusement ride manufacturer Huss Park Attractions GmbH has strengthened its head office sales team with the appointment of Mr. Lars Hartmann to the position of International Sales Manager. Hartmann joins HUSS following three years working in sales and project technical supervision for a leading company in the plant construction sector, in […]

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Kennywood’s Steel Curtain roller coaster opens July 13

By | July 12, 2019

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — America’s most anticipated roller coaster of 2019, The Steel Curtain at Kennywood Park, will open to the public on Saturday, July 13. Pittsburgh residents and coaster enthusiasts the world over have eagerly awaited The Steel Curtain since it was announced in July 2018. The standout attraction of an unprecedented partnership with […]

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Award-winning RWS Entertainment Group sparks partnership with Ilmex Illumination

By | July 11, 2019

NEW YORK, N.Y. — RWS Entertainment Group, an experiential company that creates award-winning activations through technology, performance, branded experiences and live events worldwide, has launched an ongoing partnership with the designer and manufacturer of spectacular light displays, ILMEX Illumination. Headquartered in Spain, ILMEX transforms ordinary locations into attractive destinations for events, holidays, festivals and more. […]

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Gardaland Resort announces the opening in 2020 of the first LEGOLAND Water Park in Europe: an entirely themed water park for families

By | July 8, 2019

“The first LEGOLAND Water Park in Europe will be built inside Gardaland Resort and it will also be the first in the world inside a theme Park not LEGOLAND branded”, Gardaland CEO, Aldo Maria Vigevani, declared today. Founded in 1932 in Denmark, the LEGO name was formed as a combination of the first two letters of the Danish […]

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Amusement Expo International sponsors extend partnership

By | July 3, 2019

MOKENA, Ill. — The American Amusement Machine Association (AAMA) and the Amusement and Music Operators Association (AMOA) are pleased to announce their continued partnership in Amusement Expo International (AEI), the leading Spring trade show and educational summit in North America for the In-Venue Amusement and Entertainment Industry. “Amusement Expo International has experienced year-over-year growth since […]

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Seth E. Alberts promoted to President of The Ralph S. Alberts Co., Inc.

By | July 3, 2019

MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. — Seth E. Alberts has been named President of the Ralph S. Alberts Co., Inc. on June 17, 2019, to succeed his father, Ed Alberts, who will remain active on the Company’s Board of Directors. The Alberts family founded the custom molded foam and plastics business in 1963, and Seth is a 3rd […]

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