Author Archives: News Release

Paul Noland Named CEO of accesso

By | February 16, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. — accesso Technology Group plc (AIM: ACSO), the premier technology solutions provider to leisure, entertainment, hospitality, attractions and cultural markets, today announced that Paul Noland, current president and CEO of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), will succeed Steve Brown asaccesso chief executive officer, effective April 9, 2018. Brown will […]

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Paul Noland resigns from IAAPA

By | February 15, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. — Paul Noland, IAAPA’s president and CEO, has resigned to accept an executive role elsewhere in the attractions industry. Since joining the IAAPA staff in 2013, Paul has led the association through some of the most successful years in the organization’s 100-year history. He has managed an extensive expansion of IAAPA member services, […]

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First speakers announced for Virtual Reality Educational Summit at Amusement Expo International

By | February 15, 2018

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Bob Cooney, one of the leading authorities on emerging technology and the amusement industry, is pleased to announce the first speakers confirmed for the inaugural Virtual Reality Educational Summit at the upcoming Amusement Expo International to be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Bob Cooney noted, […]

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Tampa’s premier Spring Festival returns with food & wine and music for every taste

By | February 8, 2018

TAMPA, Fla. — Busch Gardens Tampa Bay‘s most delicious event returns this March with tastes for every palate at the fourth annual Food & Wine Festival. Guests can sample delectable cuisines paired with a selection of 65+ wines, 50+ craft brews and specialty cocktails, while enjoying some of the biggest names in entertainment. The Food […]

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Polin USA Welcomes Director of Sales and Marketing

By | February 8, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Polin USA is proud to announce and welcome Amy Altman as the company’s Director of Sales and Marketing. In her new role, Amy will oversee strategic marketing initiatives, sales team development and design coordination. “We are very pleased to have Amy on board at Polin USA,” said Vern Garrett, Managing […]

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CAVU Designwerks to Provide a “Turn Key” Flying Theatre Attraction to a New Resort in China

By | February 2, 2018

VICTORIA, B.C. — CAVU Designwerks Inc. (CAVU), an attractions provider that specializes in delivering media-based attractions to the theme park industry, is currently working with the Macrolink Group to provide a “turn key” Flying Theatre attraction, “Beautiful Hunan”, in their historical destination resort, The Tongguan Kiln International Cultural and Tourism Center, located in Changsha, China […]

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IAAPA Opens Regional Office in Shanghai, China

By | January 29, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. — The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) today announced the opening of a new regional office in Shanghai, China, expanding and enhancing the association’s programs and services in the Asia-Pacific region. The opening of the new Shanghai office is IAAPA’s first Mainland China Representative Office, and its second office in […]

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S&S to Open Double Towers and Launch Coaster for Sun Tzu Cultural Park

By | January 24, 2018

LOGAN, Utah — S&S Worldwide, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will open 12-Seat Double Towers and an Air Launch Coaster for the Sun Tzu Cultural theme park. Sun Tzu Cultural Park in Guangrao county of Shandong province is the first and largest military cultural theme park in China. Sun Tzu Cultural Park is […]

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Amusement Expo International in Las Vegas Welcomes Growing VR Arcade Segment

By | January 23, 2018

MOKENA, Ill. — The AAMA/AMOA Amusement Expo International, the annual event for the coin-op and revenue generating amusement, music, and family entertainment industry, is extending its reach at this year’s conference and trade show by targeting the burgeoning virtual reality entertainment ecosystem as an area of focus and growth. When the 2018 Amusement Expo International […]

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Angus Jenkins, Director of Theme Park Sales, Has Accepted a New Position at Six Flags

By | January 22, 2018

WICHITA, KS – After 12 years of dedicated service to Chance Rides, Inc. Angus Jenkins has been presented with an opportunity which he will pursue. “Angus has been a key part in our success in amusement park and observation wheel sales and had worked closely as a team with my son Michael”., said Dick Chance. […]

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