Archive For January, 2020

Elizabeth (Bette) Reithoffer of Reithoffer Shows passes

By | January 29, 2020

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to beautiful soul today… Rest in Peace Ms. Bette. Elizabeth (Bette) Reithoffer was born in Rawlins, Wyoming on January 23, 1921. She has gone to be with the Lord on January 27, 2020She graduated from Rock Island High School in Illinois in 1938. She worked as […]

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Maurer Rides introduces a new jet ski concept

By | January 28, 2020

Full throttle and a water fountain splash right and from behind the driver and passenger and for those not careful, they can get their feet wet or taste the salty spray. A gear drive plus water that is the short formula provided by Maurer Ride. The worldwide innovation is for water parks and waterfront adventures. […]

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Happy International LEGO Day!

By | January 28, 2020

On this day in 1958, the patent was filed for the original LEGO brick.  I want to give you a heads-up to our fun contest in honor of today! We’re celebrating by asking our fans to share their “dream pirate vacation built out of LEGO bricks” to win a pack of four LEGOLAND Florida Resort […]

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Capilano Suspension Bridge Park rejoins the Gateway Ticketing Systems family after fourteen years

By | January 28, 2020

Gilbertsville, Pa. — Capilano Suspension Bridge Park in North Vancouver, BC, Canada has chosen Gateway Ticketing Systems and their Galaxy Ticketing and Admission Control software to provide a seamless purchase and admission experience for their guests. The Park is a former Gateway Ticketing Systems customer, but hasn’t used Galaxy since 2005. Originally built in 1889, Capilano Suspension […]

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Vietnam to get the first Cloud Coaster in Asia at Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc

By | January 27, 2020

Extreme Engineering’s exciting Cloud Coaster project, at Vinpearl Land in Phu Quoc, Vietnam is currently being installed and ready for commissioning in first quarter of 2020.  The unveiling of the Cloud Coaster’s ride Vehicle (photos above) during IAAPA Expo 2019 in Orlando gave the audience a sneak peak of the vivid colors and simplistic theming […]

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Services announced for OABA’s Tom Powell

By | January 24, 2020

NASHVILLE — Thomas Joseph “Tom” Powell passed away at Alive Hospice in Nashville on January 21, 2020 at the age of 86. Tom was born in Scranton, PA on July 18, 1933. He was a proud graduate of the University of Scranton. Tom was preceded in death by his parents Tom and Alice, his brother […]

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AIMS International announces record attendance at the 2020 Annual Safety Seminar

By | January 23, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — The 2020 AIMS International Safety Seminar, held January 12 -17 in Galveston, TX, experienced record-breaking attendance numbers during its third year at the Galveston Island Convention Center.  A record 440 students attended the week-long event, which draws participants from across the country and around the world.  Additionally, there were a record 265 […]

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Game giant Bandai Namco installs Intercard cashless technology at its newest FEC in Mumbai

By | January 23, 2020

ST. LOUIS — Intercard, the world leader in cashless technology for the amusement industry, has installed its latest systems in the new NAMCO family entertainment center at Seawoods Grand Central Mall in Navi, Mumbai, India. NAMCO Seawoods Grand Central is BANDAI NAMCO’s second location in India. The first, located at Oberoi Mall in Goregaon, Mumbai, also […]

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Embed fuels fun for Winter Wonderland In Ridyah, KSA

By | January 23, 2020

DUBAU, U.A.E. — Embed has successfully fuelled a massive venue of fun in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the Winter Wonderland in Riyadh. Continuing to create spur in the entertainment and leisure businesses in Saudi Arabia, Embed takes pride of the partnership with Sela Sports to enable this recently opened London theme park last  […]

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Legacy Entertainment announces upcoming 2020 project debuts; China’s Chimelong Marine Science Park in May, and Vietnam’s Vinpearl Sea Shell in July

By | January 22, 2020

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Legacy Entertainment is set to make waves yet again in 2020 with the debuts of two high-profile projects. Today’s news follows the firm’s record-breaking year of 2019, which saw the opening of three new Theme Parks, as well as two groundbreaking Dark Rides, also designed by the renowned company.  First to open […]

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