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February 2021 issue

By | January 26, 2021

The February 2021 issue of Amusement Today is available for FREE via Digital Edition and/or downloadable PDF! IISF Super Trade show preview AIMS Virtual Safety Seminar recap Six Flags Fiesta Texas opens the first new ride of 2021 season Mack Rides offers new twist on launched coasters Deno’s Wonder Wheel park to add thrilling Vekoma coaster $30 million expansion brings […]

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International Ride Training announces ride operations safety school “Ride Camp 2021” registration is now open!

By | January 5, 2021

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — International Ride Training, LLC, a leading provider of  comprehensive  ride  operations  safety  consultation,  training  and  certifications, announced today that registration is now  open  at  www.ridetraining.com  for  Ride  Camp 2021 featuring, for the first time, the choice of five regional locations and a “virtual only”    option all beginning in Mid- February 2021. Ride […]

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January 2021 issue

By | December 20, 2020

The January 2021 issue of Amusement Today is available for FREE via Digital Edition and/or downloadable PDF! 2021 kicks off with AIMS Virtual Safety Seminar Kalahari opens nation’s largest indoor water park in Round Rock Indiana Beach saves coaster, adding Polyp 2021 IAFE Virtual Vision recap Mack Rides’s extreme spinning coaster for Plopsa De Panne Knoebels looking ahead North Pole […]

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December 2020 issue

By | November 30, 2020

The December 2020 issue of Amusement Today is available for FREE via Digital Edition and/or downloadable PDF! Holiday recipes from the amusement industry  IAFE Virtual Vision preview Industry celebrates the holiday season Give Kids The World Village shines ZDTs acquires historic art from Playland Park Funplex Myrtle Beach holds ground breaking Greater Gulf State Fair extends run Eventful 2020 for […]

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Funplex Myrtle Beach holds ground breaking

By | November 20, 2020

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A transformation is taking place to the parking lot located on North Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beac. Just steps from the beach, sitework beginning on the new Funplex Myrtle Beach. Promising a big punch in a compact footprint, Funplex Myrtle Beach was designed to maximize every square foot. Tropically themed, Myrtle […]

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Dollywood unveils Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals

By | November 20, 2020

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Because traditional fuzzy slippers, tacky ties and boring blenders may not be on many Christmas lists this season, Dollywood’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday specials provide gift giving excitement that includes memory-making moments families can enjoy throughout 2021. Additionally, the free Pre-K Imagination Season Pass returns after its well-received debut in 2020. […]

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Palace Entertainment Parks offer Dayback Guarantee on 2021 season passes to safeguard against COVID-19-related closures

By | November 20, 2020

PITTSBURGH — As Palace Entertainment leisure venues across the United States launch their annual Black Friday promotions, each park is making a commitment to guests: they will get their money’s worth on 2021 Season Passes, even if the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the amusement and attractions industry.  From National Historic Landmark Kennywood to the […]

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It’s easy to give to the NRCMA this holday season

By | November 20, 2020

PLAINVIEW, Texas — The holidays are a time for giving and thanks to Amazon, giving to the National Roller Coaster Museum (NRCMA) is easy this season.    Simply go to Smile.Amazon.com and select the NRCMA as your charity.  With every one of your holiday purchases, .5% will be donated to the Roller Coaster Museum helping to […]

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Lionsgate’s breakthrough Twilight Saga Ride wins THEA Award for Best New Attraction

By | November 19, 2020

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Lionsgate, which continues to unveil breakthrough location-based entertainment thrills throughout the world, has won a coveted Thea Award for “Outstanding Achievement for an Attraction” for its daring virtual reality adventure “The Twilight Saga: Midnight Ride” at Lionsgate Entertainment World—the world’s first vertical theme park, which premiered to guests in China last […]

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Hologate adds new licensing plans and credit card payment option

By | November 19, 2020

Hologate, a Munich-based market-leading virtual reality (VR) company, with the largest VR entertainment network of over 400 live locations and over 5 Million players per year, has announced that they have added multiple new licensing options, and are also now accepting credit card payments in addition to Paypal, all through Hologate’s robust “Gateway” backend. These additions are […]

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