Author Archives: News Release

One of only seven giga coasters in the world to join Kings Island’s coaster lineup

By | August 16, 2019

MASON, Ohio — Thrill-seekers will experience a new level of excitement when they visit Kings Island in 2020. Joining the world-class line-up of coasters at the park is Orion®, one of only seven giga coasters in the world, a class of coasters having a height or drop of 300-399 ft. Orion will plunge riders down […]

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National Rollercoaster day is sounding amazing for The Big One

By | August 15, 2019

Friday 16th August is National Rollercoaster Day and to mark the occasion, Blackpool Pleasure Beach are launching a soundtrack for the park’s legendary rollercoaster, The Big One.   This brand new composition will be heard by guests whilst they are queuing, and preparing to board the ride.  The music reflects the thrills and exhilaration of the ride […]

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Announcing the tallest drop on a raft ride in the western hemisphere – Silver Dollar City

By | August 13, 2019

BRANSON, Mo. — Silver Dollar City is making a historic splash starting Fall of 2019 and going through the park’s 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee of 2020 by investing $30 million into new park offerings.  This represents the largest investment, made during a one-year time frame, in the 60-year history of Silver Dollar City.  As part of a […]

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Strates Shows sets single day record at Erie County Fair

By | August 13, 2019

HAMBURG, N.Y. — The James E. Strates Shows announced today that it has reached an all-time, single day gross revenue record at the Erie County Fair on Saturday, August 10th. This single day milestone was just one day of a record-breaking opening weekend in Hamburg, New York as the Strates Shows celebrates its 95th year […]

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Magic Memories launches MyMemories – a new mobile platform to significantly increase guest engagement for the attractions industry

By | August 6, 2019

LONDON — Magic Memories, experts in creating and distributing personalized content for the attractions industry, today announces the launch of MyMemories, a mobile platform designed to enhance the digital guest experience while significantly increasing engagement and revenue streams in the attractions sector.  With 83% of consumers stating the importance of sharing photos of memorable experiences on social […]

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Redesigned water attraction “Area 51 – Top Secret” inaugurated at Movie Park Germany

By | August 6, 2019

 Bottrop-Kirchhellen — Secret alien laboratory, UFO experimental area or secret US government base – numerous rumors are circulating about the mysterious restricted military zone Area 51. Now it is high time to dispel these stories! From now on, visitors to Movie Park Germany will be able to get to the bottom of the legendary restricted […]

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Trainertainment’s third annual Advanced Sales Conference to be held August 21-22 at Jake’s Unlimited FEC in Mesa, Arizona

By | August 6, 2019

FORT WORTH — TrainerTainment will hold its third annual Advanced Sales Conference August 21-22, 2019 at Jake’s Unlimited Family Entertainment Center in Mesa, Arizona. The popular two-day training session focuses on advanced techniques that help salespeople find more clients, maximize time and close bigger sales more often. Participants will also learn how to implement these techniques […]

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Opposing fans tackle Kennywood’s Steel Curtain

By | August 1, 2019

WEST MIFFLIN, Penn. — Football super fans from Pro Football’s Ultimate Fan Association stopped by in to Kennywood to brave the nine inversions of the park’s new Steel Curtain roller coaster from S&S Worldwide, Inc. The group was nearby in Canton, Ohio, helping to celebrate the NFL’s 100th season which is kicking off during festivities at the Pro […]

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Indonesia’s Trans Studio Theme Park gears up for the launch of groundbreaking ‘Pacific Rim Shatterdome Strike’

By | August 1, 2019

CIBUBUR, Indonesia — As the hotly-anticipated Trans Studio Cibubur theme park approaches its grand opening near Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta, officials have unveiled details of the park’s star attraction, Pacific Rim: Shatterdome Strike – a groundbreaking mega dark ride based on the hit motion picture franchise from Legendary Entertainment. “We are delighted to collaborate with […]

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IAFE comments on the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting

By | July 31, 2019

The tragic shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival is sad news for all of us. The festival was, at one time, a member of IAFE. We, along with our friends from the International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA) are sending prayers and sympathy to all involved. The volunteers and supporters will be hit especially hard […]

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