Archive For August, 2019

Statement on the incident at Cobra Adventure Park from Orlando Slingshot and Slingshot Group of Companies

By | August 22, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — Earlier Wednesay, an incident was reported at the Cobra Adventure Park involving an attraction named the “Vertical Accelerator.” The Vertical Accelerator and Cobra Adventure Park are not affiliated with the Orlando Slingshot or Slingshot Group of Companies, which operates the Funtime Handels-trademarked Slingshot attractions in Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach and Panama City […]

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Intercard to showcase cashless arcade management technology at CineShow 2019 on August 28

By | August 21, 2019

ST. LOUIS — Bill Allen and Jason Mitchell of Intercard will attend the 21st annual CineShow in Dallas on August 28, 2019 hosted by the Theatre Owners of MidAmerica (TOMA). CineShow is the region’s premiere trade show, highlighting innovative products, services and technologies that help cinema operators bring magic to the movie-going experience. The event will be […]

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Tidal Wave to roll into Quassy for 2020 season

By | August 20, 2019

MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – Quassy Amusement & Waterpark’s ship is about to come in! The lakeside property will introduce Tidal Wave, a thrilling family ride that incorporates a huge clipper-like themed vessel suspended on a swinging pendulum that soars more than 30 feet into the air. “We’re certainly excited about bringing this new attraction in for […]

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One of only seven giga coasters in the world to join Kings Island’s coaster lineup

By | August 16, 2019

MASON, Ohio — Thrill-seekers will experience a new level of excitement when they visit Kings Island in 2020. Joining the world-class line-up of coasters at the park is Orion®, one of only seven giga coasters in the world, a class of coasters having a height or drop of 300-399 ft. Orion will plunge riders down […]

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National Rollercoaster day is sounding amazing for The Big One

By | August 15, 2019

Friday 16th August is National Rollercoaster Day and to mark the occasion, Blackpool Pleasure Beach are launching a soundtrack for the park’s legendary rollercoaster, The Big One.   This brand new composition will be heard by guests whilst they are queuing, and preparing to board the ride.  The music reflects the thrills and exhilaration of the ride […]

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Announcing the tallest drop on a raft ride in the western hemisphere – Silver Dollar City

By | August 13, 2019

BRANSON, Mo. — Silver Dollar City is making a historic splash starting Fall of 2019 and going through the park’s 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee of 2020 by investing $30 million into new park offerings.  This represents the largest investment, made during a one-year time frame, in the 60-year history of Silver Dollar City.  As part of a […]

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Strates Shows sets single day record at Erie County Fair

By | August 13, 2019

HAMBURG, N.Y. — The James E. Strates Shows announced today that it has reached an all-time, single day gross revenue record at the Erie County Fair on Saturday, August 10th. This single day milestone was just one day of a record-breaking opening weekend in Hamburg, New York as the Strates Shows celebrates its 95th year […]

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Uremet Corporation names Jessy Coffeen new CEO

By | August 9, 2019

SANTA ANA, Calif. –– Uremet Corporation, the leading manufacturer of high-quality, high-performance solid polyurethane wheels, announced that it has named Jessy Coffeen its new Chief Executive Officer. The appointment became effective in April. Coffeen has worked her way up at Uremet in her 12 years with the company, serving first as a temporary receptionist and […]

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Holiday World announces ‘Cheetah Chase’, world’s first launched water coaster

By | August 7, 2019

SANTA CLAUS, Ind. — Named Cheetah Chase, Holiday World’s third water coaster will feature two ProSlide rocketBLAST-powered racing slides totaling more than 1700 feet of track. Riders will experience a water-powered flat launch before racing against their families toward the finish line. The ride features the first-ever head-to-head dueling zone on a water coaster, as […]

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Magic Memories launches MyMemories – a new mobile platform to significantly increase guest engagement for the attractions industry

By | August 6, 2019

LONDON — Magic Memories, experts in creating and distributing personalized content for the attractions industry, today announces the launch of MyMemories, a mobile platform designed to enhance the digital guest experience while significantly increasing engagement and revenue streams in the attractions sector.  With 83% of consumers stating the importance of sharing photos of memorable experiences on social […]

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