Author Archives: AT Staff

Poarch Band of Creek Indians Unveil New Tourist Destination Complex Projected to Bring 1 Million New Visitors to Alabama Features Amusement Park, Marriott Hotel, Proximity to Sports Complex

By | November 15, 2016

FOLEY, Ala. – The Poarch Band of Creek Indians today unveiled detailed plans for its first-class, family-friendly tourist destination currently under construction near Alabama’s most popular beaches. The development’s name, Owa, means “big water” in the Muscogee Creek language. Owa “big water” refers to the 14-acre lake at the center of the unique project that […]

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accesso Unveils Revolutionary Smart Park Wearable

By | November 15, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. – accesso Technology Group plc (AIM: ACSO) has a long history of coloring outside the lines, and its latest innovation may redefine lines altogether. Having made its mark on leisure, entertainment and cultural markets by providing cutting-edge queuing and ticketing solutions to top attractions around the globe, accesso today revealed a shining new […]

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IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016 Opens, Bringing New Thrill Rides, Food, Immersive Games, and Technology to a Theme Park Near You

By | November 14, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. – New thrill rides, immersive games, fun foods, and emerging technology are the buzz of IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016 underway in Orlando through Nov. 18. IAAPA Attractions Expo is the largest annual conference and trade show for the $39.5 billion global theme park and attractions industry. The must-attend event converts the Orange County […]

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Affordable and thrilling roller coaster offers visibility and capacity with a small footprint

By | November 14, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. – For too long, parks have had limited thrill options for roller coasters around two million dollars, especially those that are American designed, manufactured, and supported. Skyline Attractions enthusiastically announced today an end to that struggle by introducing Skywarp and expanding its growing portfolio of innovative products for the amusement industry. Using clever […]

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CENTAMAN Expands US Presence

By | November 14, 2016

In November 2016, CENTAMAN, a leading provider of software for the tourism and visitor attractions space, will expand its operations in the USA by opening an office in California. CENTAMAN will enhance its west coast operations from a corporate office in Huntington Beach. “We’re very excited to be expanding our US presence in California,” Mr […]

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Apex Parks Group mourns unexpected death of President and Chief Executive Officer, Al Weber, Jr.

By | November 10, 2016

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. — Apex Parks Group announced on Nov. 9 that Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer Al Weber, Jr. died suddenly on Nov. 8 while vacationing in the British Virgin Islands. “Al was a gifted leader and a great friend to all who knew him. He was a visionary who led the growth […]

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The Game Just Changed: Cineplex Starburst Inc. Becomes ‘Player One Amusement Group’

By | November 9, 2016

TORONTO, Ontario, – Cineplex Entertainment today announced that Cineplex Starburst Inc. (“CSI”), a leading distributor and operator of amusement and gaming equipment, is rebranding its business. As of today, all of CSI’s business units will operate under its new name ‘Player One Amusement Group.’ Previously operating as four businesses – CSI, Brady Starburst LLC, Premier […]

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New tourist destination planned for Alabama

By | November 2, 2016

FOLEY, Ala. — The Poarch Band of Creek Indians unveiled detailed plans for its first-class, family-friendly tourist destination currently under construction near Alabama’s most popular beaches. The development’s name, Owa, means “big water” in the Muscogee Creek language. Owa “big water” refers to the 14-acre lake at the center of the unique project that features […]

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Passing of Bob Henry, Schlitterbahn founder

By | November 2, 2016

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – It is with a heavy heart that we at Schlitterbahn share the news that our founder, Robert Ray Henry, known to many of us here as Mr. Bob, passed away last night. Mr. Bob was a brilliant businessman as well as a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. When he […]

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Knott’s offers expanded Seasons of Fun, summer interactive entertainment and thrilling new rides in 2017

By | November 2, 2016

BUENA PARK, Calif. – There’s farm fresh fun for everyone coming to Knott’s Berry Farm in 2017 with a brand new thrill ride, an extended Knott’s Boysenberry Festival, the exciting return of Ghost Town Alive! next summer, and the expansion of Knott’s Soak City Waterpark. Sol Spin will bring brand new hair-raising thrills to the […]

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