Author Archives: AT Staff

In loving memory … Bill Morey, Sr.

By | January 16, 2017

William H. Morey, 87, of Wildwood, NJ, a renowned builder during the Jersey Shore Doowop motel boom years, owner/operator of the old Ringo bingo hall on the Wildwood boardwalks, and a cofounder of Morey’s Surfside Pier, where millions of Delaware Valley youth for decades enjoyed their summers, went to be in the loving arms of […]

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Mystic Timbers roller coaster at Kings Island

By | January 12, 2017

MASON, Ohio – Construction on Kings Island’s new Mystic Timbers roller coaster is taking shape. By the time workmen complete construction on the ride, they will have used approximately 330,00 board feet of southern yellow lumber; 30,000 pounds of nails; 88,000 bolts and washers and 5,500 cubic yards of concrete for the foundation. Themed to […]

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2017 AIMS Safety Seminar underway in Orlando

By | January 9, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. – The 2017 AIMS Safety Seminar is currently underway. Jim Seay of Premier Rides (left) offered the AIMS Safety Seminar opening session keynote. Greg Hale, vice-president of worldwide safety at Disney, provided opening safety remarks. 360 plus students registered, a new AIMS record. The annual seminar is currently underway at the Doubletree in […]

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SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Announces Denise Godreau Joins The Company As Chief Marketing Officer

By | January 5, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. – SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS), a leading theme park and entertainment company, today announced that Denise Godreau has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. Godreau brings extensive industry experience in driving global brand strategy, digital marketing and technology, and revenue generation. “We are looking forward to the leadership and experience Denise […]

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SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment announces leadership changes for Tampa and Orlando parks

By | January 4, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. – SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment today announced leadership changes for the company’s parks in Orlando and Tampa. Jim Dean, President of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island, has been named park president of the company’s Orlando parks, SeaWorld, Aquatica and Discovery Cove. Stewart Clark, Vice President of Discovery Cove, has been named […]

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Jake Inners, owner of Majestic Midways, dies

By | December 30, 2016

YORK, Pa. — Wayne E. “Jake” Inners, 70, owner and CEO of Inners Amusement Company, DBA Majestic Midways, passed away Dec. 10. He was 70. Inners was the youngest of seven boys and two girls who grew up in a family with entertainment roots stretching back to 1909. His father, Francis Grover Cleveland Inners, was […]

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IAAPA Board of Directors Elects David Rosenberg Second Vice Chairman

By | December 27, 2016

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The board of directors of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) elected David Rosenberg second vice chairman. Rosenberg is a vice president of Monterey Bay Aquarium. He will serve as second and first vice chairman of IAAPA before taking the helm of the global attractions industry trade association as […]

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Premier Rides’ Jim Seay to deliver keynote address at 2017 AIMS Safety Seminar

By | December 27, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jim Seay, President of Premier Rides, will deliver the keynote address during the opening session at 2017 AIMS Safety Seminar. The seminar will take place January 8-13, 2017 at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld Florida. “We are thrilled that Jim will speak to our students and instructors”, said Karen Oertley, […]

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Galactic Snowtubing Opens at Camelback Resort

By | December 22, 2016

TANNERSVILLE, Pa. – This evening, Camelback Resort officially debuted its new Galactic Snowtubing attraction – an illuminated, exhilarating after-dark snowtube experience that is unlike anything else in the country. Following an official ribbon cutting ceremony, special invited guests and media were among the first to launch themselves down the country’s largest snowtubing park, completely transformed […]

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Amusement Today holiday closure notice

By | December 22, 2016

The offices of Amusement Today close at 1 p.m on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, and will re-open on Monday, January 2, 2017, in order to give our employees a chance to celebrate the Christmas and New Year holidays with their family and friends. Extra! Extra! Your Desktop Edition will NOT be published on Dec. 23, […]

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