Author Archives: News Release

Skycoaster hosts annual safety seminar

By | October 16, 2019

Sandusky, Ohio — Ride Entertainment was thrilled at the fantastic turnout for its annual Skycoaster seminar where site controllers receive on-site training from industry experts. This year’s seminar was held at Cedar Point from September 26th-28th. “The entire weekend went extremely well,” said Lance Beatty, Managing Director of Skycoaster. “The weather was beautiful, and we […]

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Illinois’ largest waterpark – Raging Waves – announces new attraction opening summer 2020

By | October 15, 2019

YORKVILLE, Ill. — With sights already set on summer family fun, Illinois’ largest waterpark dedicated to family fun for all ages, Raging Waves, 4000 N. Bridge St. in Yorkville, is excited to announce plans to unveil a new attraction in Summer 2020. With the new, six-lane mat racing waterslide, aptly named Aussie Mat Dash, Raging Waves continues to grow with […]

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US Assets, Inc. announces purchase of TexPlex Park and Blaine Stone Lodge

By | October 15, 2019

DALLAS — US Assets, Inc. has announced its acquisition of TexPlex Park and Blaine Stone Lodge (“the company”) on Oct. 11, 2019. The agreement enables the company to accelerate its strategic growth plan to become the top name in powersports riding and retail, including an immediate expansion into the sale of powersports ATVs, UTVs, dirt […]

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Kraftwerk Living Technologies presents its new servo electric SFX eMotion Seats

By | October 9, 2019

Kraftwerk Living Technologies’ SFX Motion Seats have been successfully implemented in the largest 4D theaters in the world, rounding off its expertise in creating immersive 4D Theater solutions. With clients also asking for a solution for smaller venues or even individual seat set-ups for VR applications, the audiovisual system integration experts have now introduced an electric drive version of their […]

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Future records anticipated for Guinness World Record miniature steam train

By | October 8, 2019

The team that was awarded the Guinness World Record in 2017 for the longest distance covered by a miniature steam train is setting its sights on improving its record. Keyser Locomotive Works, together with the Pietermaritzburg Model Engineering Society, in South Africa, was able to cover 330km in 24 hours in its record-breaking attempt, which […]

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Europa-Park founder Roland Mack turns 70

By | October 8, 2019

The founder and owner of Europa-Park in Rust, Roland Mack, celebrates his 70th birthday on 12th October 2019. Roland Mack is considered one of the most exceptional and successful family entrepreneurs in Germany, who has made millions of children and families happy with ‘his’ Europa-Park. More than 120 million people have visited Germany´s largest theme […]

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Scruffy Dog designs its first FEC in Saudi Arabia

By | October 7, 2019

LONDON — Scruffy Dog Group Global Creative Services have been appointed by High Point Hospitality to design their latest Family Entertainment Center, located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Colormotion is a 2,500 sqm facility, which will host a variety of activities for children to play in, each of them being represented by a pastel icon. This […]

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Sesame Street: Street Mission wins big

By | October 3, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Sally Dark Rides has been celebrating since the IAAPA European Expo after receiving two major industry awards for its successful interactive dark ride, Sesame Street: Street Mission.  The interactive dark ride opened at PortAventura World earlier this year and was the first dark ride at the park, and the first Sesame Street-themed […]

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Kings Island announces Vortex roller coaster is closing

By | September 27, 2019

It opened in 1987 as the tallest, full-circuit roller coaster with the highest drop in the world and the first roller coaster in the world with six inversions, but in the coming weeks Kings Island’s Vortex steel roller coaster will be closing for good.  While most coasters of this type typically last 25-30 years, Vortex […]

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EAG International Expo 2020: visitor interest surge promises new opportunities for coin-operated sector

By | September 25, 2019

EAG, the Entertainment, Attractions and Gaming International Expo  (ExCeL London, 14-16 January 2020) looks set to fulfill its promise to become the entertainment industry’s leading and most comprehensive trade event, offering vastly increased opportunities for the UK’s coin-operated sector. By widening the Expo’s scope, bacta, the official trade association for the UK’s coin-operated amusement machine […]

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