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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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2020 IAFE Trade Show cancellation

By | October 9, 2020

Unfortunately, COVID-19 is taking its toll on the IAFE Convention & Trade Show.  The economic devastation to our industry is just too much – people cannot travel to the live event – whether for lack of funds or travel restrictions in their state or country.  Earlier today, the IAFE Board of Directors authorized cancellation of the […]

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Proposed standard will establish maintenance practice for amusement railway steam locomotives

By | October 9, 2020

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. — ASTM International’s amusement rides and devices committee (F24) is developing a standard to establish new inspection and maintenance requirements for steam propelled locomotives found at amusement parks. According to Ron Lwin, a committee task group chair, the original manufacturers of historic steam locomotives are often no longer in existence and unable to give recommendations for maintenance, offering […]

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New coalition of public and private sector leaders call on Congress to act on COVID relief before election

By | October 2, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C. —COVID RELIEF NOW, a new coalition of nearly 225 major public and private sector groups across the U.S., today called for “No Recess without Relief” imploring Congress to not leave town for the 2020 elections without passing additional COVID economic relief – stating millions of jobs and survival of small businesses as well as vital government […]

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October 2020 issue

By | September 30, 2020

The October 2020 issue of Amusement Today is available for FREE via Digital Edition and/or downloadable PDF! Preview of WWA40 Virtual The Golden State’s first mountain coaster The return of Las Vegas attractions The 108th Wyoming State Fair China’s Playa Maya Water Park Zebec’s success remains a family business ProParks benefit from Innovative Attraction Management merger Woman of Influence: Cathy Lawson Intamin […]

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Castle Park adds health & safety measures for new Halloween experience

By | September 24, 2020

RIVERSIDE, Calif.  — NEW for 2020: Ghost Golf. Mini Golf, carnEVIL skill games, tasty treats and an outdoor trail of terror: Castle Park will offer SAFE & scary FUN for the whole family this October. Looking for some fun this Halloween?  Castle Park’s four award-winning miniature golf courses will remain open for the Halloween season! The […]

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2020 Golden Ticket Awards announced to acknowledge industry excellence

By | September 24, 2020

ARLINGTON, Texas — Amusement Today, a leading trade publication of the amusement industry, announced its annual Golden Ticket Awards on September 23. For more than two decades, the prestigious honors have been the most sought-after awards in the world of amusements and themed entertainment. “This has been a challenging year, but there is still a tremendous amount of […]

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Lagotronics Projects launches its 4th generation interactive technology

By | September 24, 2020

After years of development Lagotronics Projects introduces their latest innovation in the field of interactive systems for theme parks, FECs, museums and other LBE venues. The new technology is a completely in-house developed positioning system similar to GPS, but specifically designed for indoor and outdoor leisure areas. The system opens up countless opportunities, now and […]

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2020 Golden Ticket Awards issue

By | September 24, 2020

The 2020 Golden Ticket Awards issue of Amusement Today is available for FREE via Digital Edition and/or downloadable PDF! Innovation of the Year Publisher’s Pick: Person of the Year Publisher’s Pick: Supplier of the Year Publisher’s Pick: Turnstile Award Publisher’s Pick: Renaissance Award Golden Ticket Awards LEGEND Industry Leader Award: Amusement/Theme Park Industry Leader Award: FEC Industry Leader Award: Outdoor […]

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Golden Ticket Awards LEGEND: Pamela Landwirth

By | September 23, 2020

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