Archive For 2020

Universal Beijing Resort unveils remarkable theme park entertainment experiences within blockbuster resort

By | October 20, 2020

BEIJING — Universal Beijing Resort today unveiled jaw-dropping details of the multiple entertainment experiences available for guests at its expansive destination resort. Universal Beijing Resort features the Universal Studios Beijing theme park, Universal CityWalk Beijing and two extraordinary hotels, The Universal Studios Grand Hotel and the NUO Resort Hotel. The widely anticipated resort has now […]

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S&S Worldwide adds new experience for its portfolio of tower rides

By | October 20, 2020

AT: Tim Baldwin LOGAN, Utah — If there are silver linings to find during the global pandemic, one would be the opportunity for creative people to think outside the box. The engineers and management at S&S Worldwide knew this was an ideal time to offer something new, but also be cognizant of park operators’ financial challenges […]

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Stern Pinball enhances sales team

By | October 20, 2020

CHICAGO, Ill. — Stern Pinball, Inc., a global lifestyle brand based on the iconic and outrageously fun modern American game of pinball, announced today the appointment of Edward (Eddie) Yates as Help Desk Customer Service Technical Support Engineer. Eddie will report to the Director of Technical Support, Patrick Powers.  Stern added Eddie to strengthen its […]

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Time for a ‘station’ break

By | October 20, 2020

While the dust has just settled on Quassy Amusement & Waterpark’s 2020 season, the maintenance staff at the Middlebury, Conn., lakeside property wasted no time in prepping for next year. Sections of the Saturation Station interactive modular water play area have been repainted (first two photos) and are ready to be reinstalled in Quassy’s Splash […]

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Prospering during a pandemic Scary Strokes launches Embed’s Mobile Wallet

By | October 15, 2020

DALLAS — Transforming the business of fun since 2001, Embed, the worldwide leader of the cashless business management systems and solutions for the amusement, entertainment and leisure industries, is proud to partner with Scary Strokes, located in Waldorf, Maryland, to launch the award-winning Mobile Wallet. Implementing Embed’s Mobile Wallet not only enabled Scary Strokes to effectively offer their guests safe, […]

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The newest ADG mountain coaster is now North America’s longest mountain coaster!

By | October 15, 2020

COHOES, N.Y. — ADG Mountainsides is proud to announce the opening of their latest mountain coaster at the US Olympic Venue in Lake Placid, New York. At 7,000 ft long, it takes the title of the longest mountain coaster in North America and travels alongside the 1980 Olympic bobsled track. The coaster opened for its first ride […]

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AIMS International adds exciting new educational content to 2021 Safety Seminar

By | October 14, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — AIMS International, the unmatched leader in amusement safety education, is pleased to announce two exciting changes to its 2021 Virtual Safety Seminar. New this year, Ellis & Associates will deliver the seminar’s aquatic curriculum, ensuring a comprehensive and innovative program providing the most current industry information and global trends. Additionally, this year’s […]

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Polin Waterparks receives WWA Leading Edge Award for Europe’s largest indoor waterpark, Suntago Water World

By | October 14, 2020

TURKEY — Polin, a world leader in the design, production and installation of water parks and water-play attractions, was honored to receive the Leading Edge Award last week during the World Waterpark Association (WWA) Virtual Show last week.  General Session for the WWA40 Virtual Show kicked off with a Welcome address from Rick Root, President of […]

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Accesso: Reimagining the Guest Journey in the Age of COVID-19

By | October 14, 2020

As the tourism industry reopens amid COVID-19, we’ve seen the far-reaching impacts the pandemic carries for operations and their focus on reimagining the guest experience. Now more than ever, there is a need to re-think and adjust operations, balancing both safety and revenue generation as top priorities, while striving to provide the guest experience visitors […]

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Invitation to the 2021 AIMS International Virtual Safety Seminar

By | October 13, 2020

You are invited to register for the 2021 AIMS International Virtual Safety Seminar which starts on January 11, 2021.    During this fully virtual event, you will have the opportunity to choose from over 100 safety education courses specifically designed for attraction industry professionals needing to earn CEUs to maintain their industry certifications and for […]

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