Archive For September, 2020

Rides 4 U, US Thrill Rides double-down to offer Unicoaster

By | September 21, 2020

ORLANDO — US Thrill Rides has created a new model of its tried-and-true Unicoaster. Called the Unicoaster Roulette, the new version is designed to look like a giant roulette wheel. Fittingly, it has the tag line of “The Game You Can Ride,” since a lucky rider can hit a winning number. A rider can be […]

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World’s first women’s only water park opens with Prologic First Dubai and Gateway Ticketing’s Galaxy Solution

By | September 18, 2020

GILBERTSVILLE, Pa. — Loopagoon, the world’s first water park exclusively for women, opened in September 2020 in partnership with Prologic First Dubai and the Galaxy Ticketing and Guest Experience solution provided by Gateway Ticketing Systems. The attraction, situated in Dana Bay, Saudi Arabia, is also the firs major water park of its kind in the Eastern Province of […]

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2020 Golden Ticket Awards to be announced September 23 by Amusement Today

By | September 18, 2020

Acknowledging that 2020 is an extraordinarily unusual year, Amusement Today understands that its traditional core categories are not the direction to take for the Golden Ticket Awards in a year of such globally challenging developments. However, there is still much to honor and acknowledge within the amusement industry. The 2020 Golden Ticket Awards will feature […]

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Silver Dollar City presents Crafts, Cowboys & Pumpkins

By | September 18, 2020

BRANSON, Mo. — As part of a 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee, Silver Dollar City presents one of the longest running and most-attended craft festivals in America, The Harvest Festival featuring Crafts, Cowboys and Pumpkins, September 23-October 31, 2020. The 1880s theme park has perfected this annual event over the past six decades, creating one of the most […]

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Beyond the lens! Branson opens first 40-seat Flyride attraction

By | September 18, 2020

BRANSON, Mo. — SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment, the industry leader in designing, building and producing motion-based attraction experiences, is thrilled to congratulate Beyond the Lens on the opening of FlyRide, Branson’s newest multi-million dollar attraction.  SimEx-Iwerks has opened two FlyRide attractions in September. FlyRide is a fully immersive ride that allows passengers to experience the authentic and […]

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The worldwide innovation that transcends borders, YULLBE: The ultimate VR experience

By | September 17, 2020

Ignore the laws of physics and nature as if you were in a dream, meet fantastic creatures and wield unearthly powers. What was once only seen in Hollywood is now a reality not too far from Europa-Park – a virtual reality that enchants all who enter it. With YULLBE, the creative minds at MackNeXT and […]

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Arihant trains water parks to re-Imagine…re-Boot

By | September 17, 2020

Arihant Waterpark Equipment together with Arihant Water Park Academy is on a mission to guide waterparks and facilities in jumping back to business! With a Campaign to reach out and help about 500+ parks in India and neighboring countries, Arihant has already conducted 4 editions of the “ Re-opening…..Re-imagined – Virtual Knowledge Sharing” webinars in […]

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The 2020 Applause Award postponed until 2021

By | September 17, 2020

The Applause Award is the theme- and amusement parks industry’s oldest and most prestigious award. This year it is 40 years since the very first Applause Award was presented. But due to the current circumstances around COVID-19, the 2020 award will be postponed until 2021. On September 4, 2020 IAAPA announced that the association had […]

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vanGUARD: Aquatic Leadership Program complies with CDC safety standards, first and only lifeguard supervisor course to achieve designation

By | September 16, 2020

ORLANDO — Ellis & Associates’ (E&A) premier vanGUARD: Aquatic Leadership Program has achieved Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code (CMAHC) Certification – making it the first-ever Lifeguard Supervisor Course to receive CMAHC Certification. Founded in 1983 as the world’s first, dedicated aquatic safety and risk management firm, E&A has always been at the forefront […]

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Big E Food-To-Go Drive Thru

By | September 16, 2020

Authentic Big E food favorites will again be made available to fair fans from throughout the region at The Big E Food-To-Go Drive Thru, sponsored by Westfield Bank, Sept. 22-27; Sept. 29-Oct. 4; Oct. 6-11; Oct. 13-18. Hours of operation are: Tues. to Thurs., 11am to 7pm; Fri., 10am to 8pm; Sat. & Sun., 9am […]

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