Author Archives: News Release

The Mob Museum celebrates ninth anniversary with free admission for Nevada residents, Feb. 14

By | January 27, 2021

LAS VEGAS — The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, celebrates its ninth anniversary on Feb. 14 by offering free admission for Nevada residents, sponsored by NV Energy.  The day will include a unique photo opportunity with a finely rendered, life-size sculpture of notorious Chicago Mob boss Al Capone as well […]

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San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park to reopen following second major closure

By | January 26, 2021

In keeping with the latest guidance set forth from the Governor’s Office, the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park will reopen to the public on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, ending an almost two-month-long closure that began December 7, 2020. Guests will have the opportunity to once again experience amazing wildlife with […]

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Curious Minds Discovery Zone chooses Blueshift online store to help with managing capacity at very affordable cost

By | January 26, 2021

GILBERTSVILLE, Pa. — Curious Minds Discovery Zone, a children’s museum in Parsons, Kansas, has gone live with Blueshift online store from Gateway Ticketing Systems. They’ve relied on the store for the past three months to address their capacity management needs during COVID-19. Curious Minds Discovery Zone takes a hands-on approach to learning to help encourage children to […]

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RWS Entertainment Group launches seasonal product catalogue

By | January 25, 2021

NEW YORK, N.Y. — RWS Entertainment Group (RWS), a New York-based full-service production company that creates award-winning entertainment, live events and branded entertainment announced today that it has launched a Seasonal Product Catalogue to further its offerings to clients across the world. The company, which launched its European headquarters in London last spring, will now […]

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Dollywood star Randy Parton passes away

By | January 22, 2021

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Randy Huston Parton, 67, iconic performer and creative leader at Dollywood, has lost his long battle with cancer. After leaving the road as his sister Dolly’s original bass player in the Family Band, Randy moved to Dollywood and entertained millions through his more than 30-year career at the Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, theme park. […]

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AREA15 in Las Vegas opens nine new, immersive experiences

By | January 22, 2021

LAS VEGAS — AREA15, the immersive art and entertainment district located minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, announces the opening of nine new experiential attractions. AREA15 is free to enter; complimentary General Admission passes allow guests to explore monumental art installations, unique design and décor, retail and food and beverage offerings. Nearly two dozen ticketed activations […]

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Amusement Expo International shifts 2021 date pattern by one day

By | January 22, 2021

MOKENA, Ill. — To provide an extra setup day for Amusement Expo International (AEI) exhibitors participating in another re-scheduled industry event this summer, the dates for this year’s AEI in Las Vegas will now move ahead by one day, with the education program and Gala set for Tuesday, June 29 and the exhibits open on Wednesday, […]

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Leslie Mouton named Morgan’s Wonderland inclusion foundation marketing, social media director

By | January 20, 2021

SAN ANTONIO — Leslie Mouton, a former two-time Emmy-award-winning TV news anchor and much-in-demand public speaker, has been named director of marketing and social media for the Morgan’s Wonderland Inclusion Foundation (MWIF), which coordinates fundraising, planning and communication for the unique theme park and related endeavors, all designed with individuals with physical and cognitive challenges […]

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S&S announces 2021 ride openings

By | January 20, 2021

LOGAN, Utah — 2020 was a challenging year for our industry. With the opposition we all have experienced, our industry has shown its commitment to the safety and overall well-being of the people who support us. The amusement industry is resilient because of the great minds and personalities so prevalent among us. S&S is fortunate […]

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Fun Spot America announces Albert Cabuco Senior Vice President of Food & Beverage

By | January 19, 2021

ORLANDO, KISSIMMEE & ATLANTA — Fun Spot America Theme Parks is proud to announce Albert Cabuco as Senior Vice President of Food & Beverage. Cabuco brings more than 30 executive-level years of experience in the hospitality industry including amusement parks, hotels, and restaurants. Most recently he served as Vice President of Food & Beverage for […]

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