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Riversport OKC’s opening day is getting a St. Patrick’s Day twist

By | February 1, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY , Okla. — A bit of Ireland is coming to Riversport OKC in downtown Oklahoma City for the opening of its fourth season with Riversport Rapids on Saturday, March 16. “We’re putting a St. Patrick’s Day twist on opening weekend,” said executive director Mike Knopp. “We’ll have St. Patrick’s Day themed decorations, drinks, snacks, […]

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Picsolve lands five-year deal with Merlin Entertainments’ iconic London attractions

By | February 1, 2019

LONDON — Picsolve, the leading digital content capture partner for world-class visitor destinations, is commencing a five-year deal with five of Merlin Entertainments’ London attractions. The deal, which has made Picsolve the content capture provider of choice at some of London’s most iconic destinations, includes new wins with DreamWorks Tours: Shrek’s Adventure! London and SEA LIFE London […]

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Gold Medal adds new branch location in Allentown, Pa.

By | February 1, 2019

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — For popcorn, cotton candy, Sno-Kones, and all your concession food favorites, businesses can now rely on the newest branch location for Gold Medal Products Co., Gold Medal – Mid Atlantic. Formerly operating as Kloss Fun Foods, Gold Medal – Mid Atlantic will serve as the region’s expert resource for concession equipment and […]

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Eli Parawan promoted to Managing Director, Parks and Attractions at RIDE Entertainment

By | January 31, 2019

 NEW YORK, N.Y. — Ride Entertainment announced today that Eli Parawan has been promoted to Managing Director: Parks and Attractions effective immediately. Eli Parawan joined Ride Entertainment in 2015 and has managed all marketing and sales for Ride Entertainment Parks and Attractions for the last three years. The Managing Director: Parks and Attractions is responsible […]

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The “We’re Overcoming the Barriers on the Ice Rink” event was held at Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Silivrikapi Ice Rink

By | January 30, 2019

TURKEY — The first part of the activity took place on December 19, 2018 at Silivrikapı Ice Rink (Istanbul) with the contributions of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) Youth and Sports Directorate, the support of the Sports Istanbul ice skating trainers, the sponsorship of Polin Waterparks and the participation of the physically-challenged members of the Turkish Paraplegic Association (TOFD). The story of […]

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Futuraform welcomes new general manager

By | January 30, 2019

TURKEY — We are proud to announce the addition of A.Cüneyt Sayın as the General Manager of Futuraform Composites and Advertising Products Inc. A.Cünety Sayın will be leading Futuraform Composites and Advertising Products with his vision. A.Cüneyt graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Yıldız Technical University in 1992 and received his MBA degree […]

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José Díaz, new chief executive officer at Parques Reunidos

By | January 29, 2019

MADRID — The Board of Directors of the Company has approved, based on the favorable report of the Appointments and Remunerations Committee, the appointment of José Díaz as Parques Reunidos’ new Chief Executive Officer. The Board aimed the search for a candidate capable of contributing to the accomplishment of four goals: further improving the process […]

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2019 AIMS International Safety Seminar opens with record numbers

By | January 15, 2019

AT: Pam Sherborne GALVESTON, Texas — The 2019 AIMS International Safety Seminar opened with record numbers on Monday, Jan. 14, according to Executive Director Karen Oertley. The event is being held Jan. 14-18 at the Galveston Convention Center here. This is the second year AIMS has held its safety seminar in Galveston. Oertley said the 2018 […]

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Chance Rides receives the first ever Innovation of the Year Award

By | November 29, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. — Chance Rides is extremely eager to announce its latest achievement. The company was nominated and won the first ever Innovation of the Year Publisher’s Pick Award. On Saturday September 8th, at the Golden Ticket Awards in Branson Missouri, Dick Chance proudly accepted the Innovation of the Year award. Chance Rides was nominated […]

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IAFE celebrates a raft of honorees at annual convention

By | November 27, 2018

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. — Plenty of news has already been generated during the128th annual convention of the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE), being held Nov. 25-28 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Marlene Jolliffe of the State Fair of Virginia in Doswell was inducted into the IAFE Hall of Fame. The highest […]

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