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Come Ashore This Summer and Soak Up the Sun at the New Cedar Point Shores Waterpark

By | May 26, 2017

SANDUSKY, Ohio – Cedar Point’s rich history began as a simple bathing beach and bathhouse in 1870. Today, Cedar Point still is the summertime destination for families from all over the world with 70 rides, including 17 roller coasters, a mile-long beach, five hotel properties, beautiful marinas and now, the new Cedar Point Shores Waterpark, […]

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Waves of wet weather to dampen northeastern US into Memorial Day weekend

By | May 24, 2017

AccuWeather Global Weather Center – AccuWeather reports damp and dreary conditions will plague the northeastern United States late this week, with enough wet weather possible to disrupt travel and outdoor activities. Rain is not particularly needed in this part of the country as most locations have received above-normal precipitation so far this year. Even so, […]

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From the Governor: Pennsylvania Proclaims May 21-27, 2017, Amusement Ride Safety Week

By | May 23, 2017

WHEREAS, Pennsylvania is home to more than 9,300 amusement rides and attractions that provide entertainment to millions of visitors attending the commonwealth’s fairs, carnivals, and amusement parks; and WHEREAS, to ensure the mechanical and physical safety of all ride patrons, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Ride and Measurement Standards administers the state’s amusement […]

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Garfield to Be Signature Character in Children’s Areas of Six Flags-Branded Theme Parks in China

By | May 18, 2017

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, and Riverside Tourism Investment Group Co. Ltd., an award-winning tourism and real estate developer and Six Flags partner, today announced that the children’s areas of China’s first-ever Six Flags branded parks will be themed after Garfield and the […]

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Sherry Howell to Speak at the International Association of Trampoline Parks’ Annual European Conference and Trade Show

By | May 11, 2017

ROXBORO, NC – Sherry Howell, Director of Client Success at CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of point-of-sale, online sales and reservations, and ticketing systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, will speak at the International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) European Conference and Trade Show on Monday, May 22 at Hilton London Paddington in the United […]

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Benjamin Combs of SkyTrans Manufacturing passes

By | May 11, 2017

FARMINGTON, N.H. – Benjamin Paul Combs, age 18, of 21 Tappan Street, Farmington, NH, passed into eternal life on May 4, 2017 after suffering from severe depression. He will be remembered and celebrated as the everlasting joy of his family’s life and for his loving kindness and thoughtfulness to friends and family. His brilliant intelligence […]

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New location and dates announced for the 2018 AIMS Safety Seminar

By | May 11, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The 2018 AIMS Safety Seminar will be held January 7-12 in Galveston, Texas. Classes will be held at the beautiful Galveston Convention Center with hotel accommodations at the adjacent Hilton Galveston and the San Luis Resort. “After being in Orlando for many years, we listened to the industry’s request to move the […]

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Drop Line opens at Dollywood

By | May 8, 2017

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Dolly Parton declared this season at Dollywood as “The Year of the Family,” thanks to the fantastic family fun which abounds throughout 2017. Today, park officials unveiled Drop Line, a 230-foot-tall free-fall experience, to media during a special sneak preview. The ride officially opens to guests on Saturday, May 6. Drop […]

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Picsolve Hits The Right Note With Madame Tussauds Nashville

By | May 5, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – Picsolve, the leading digital content creation partner for world-class visitor destinations, has today announced it is providing its innovative imaging technology at Music City’s highly anticipated, new tourist attraction; Madame Tussauds Nashville, Tennessee. Music lovers from across the world will have the chance to capture and instantly share their live experiences […]

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Waterworld California Becomes Six Flags’ 20th Property

By | April 28, 2017

GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS – Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, today announced it has entered into an agreement with EPR Properties, owner of Waterworld California, to operate the water park located in Concord, California. Waterworld California, formerly owned and operated by Six Flags, is Northern California’s largest water park […]

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