Author Archives: News Release

ProSlide showcases its relentless innovation and timeless water rides at IAAPA Expo 2019

By | November 14, 2019

OTTAWA, Ontario — ProSlide Technology Inc., the global industry leader of innovative water ride attractions, is pleased to return to IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida.  This city is home to some of the most iconic theme and water park brands in the World including Disney, SeaWorld and Universal. ProSlide authentic water ride technology was first […]

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Simworx to present US launch of two major new products at IAAPA Expo 2019

By | November 14, 2019

UK-based dynamic media based attractions specialist Simworx will utilise its attendance at this year’s IAAPA Expo in Orlando to mark the official US launch of two major new products – the AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle) Dark Ride and the Mini Flying Theatre. The launches will take place at a press conference on Thursday, November 21st. […]

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Free Wiggles performance for Dreamworld guests this summer

By | November 14, 2019

 Australia’s best loved children’s performers will return to Dreamworld for their only show on the Gold Coast this summer.  The Wiggles will perform a morning of singing and dancing exclusively for Dreamworld guests on Friday 13 December from 10.30am.  “Dreamworld is home to the world’s only dedicated Wiggles World precinct, giving the youngest members of […]

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Hawaiian Falls selects StarGuard Elite to lead all aquatic safety programs for their Texas waterparks

By | November 13, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — StarGuard ELITE (SGE), an industry-leading, aquatic risk prevention and lifeguard training program, announced today that Hawaiian Falls will hire StarGuard ELITE exclusively for all lifeguard training and aquatic safety consulting. Hawaiian Falls operates five waterparks in North and Central Texas with locations in Garland, The Colony, Mansfield, Roanoke, and Waco. “We are […]

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ASTM International and Mexico City sign memorandum of cooperation on Amusement Rides Standards

By | November 13, 2019

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. — Last week, Mexico City signed a memorandum of cooperation (MOC) with global standards developer ASTM International. The agreement is specifically focused on internationally-recognized standards maintained by the organization’s committee on amusement rides and devices. The MOC was signed by Katharine Morgan, ASTM International president, and Carlos Sainz Luna, Mexico City’s undersecretary for the Office of Integral Risk Management and Civil Protection. Paulina Reyes, vice president and […]

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Indoor skydiving to be covered in proposed ASTM International Standard

By | November 13, 2019

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. — ASTM International’s amusement rides and devices committee (F24) is developing a proposed new standard for the vertical wind tunnels used as indoor skydiving attractions.   According to ASTM International member Jaret Oldfather, the proposed standard (WK70227) will cover safety, design, construction, inspection, operation and maintenance practices that are specific to indoor skydiving facilities, and not covered in ASTM’s more […]

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ProSlide sets the stage for growth , Director of Global Marketing joins the team

By | November 1, 2019

ProSlide Technology Inc., a global industry leader of innovative water ride design and manufacturing, is responding to strong international client success and robust market growth by expanding its team to welcome Chantal Theoret as the new Director, Global Marketing.  Chantal will be responsible for leading the marketing team, conceiving and executing strategies and tactics in […]

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Michael Spanos appointed new President and Chief Executive Officer of Six Flags

By | October 24, 2019

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of waterparks in North America, today announced that it has appointed Mike Spanos as President and Chief Executive Officer effective November 18, 2019, and as a member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. […]

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Marvel Entertainment and SiriusXM enter a major multi-year deal to create original podcasts for SiriusXM and Pandora

By | October 22, 2019

NEW YORK — Today SiriusXM and Marvel announced a multi-year agreement under which Marvel will create a substantial amount of exclusive podcasts for SiriusXM and Pandora. In Marvel’s most sweeping podcast deal ever, the venture will include both scripted and unscripted series, themed live events, and much more, premiering in 2020. SiriusXM and Pandora will […]

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Fun Spot America Kissimmee to add new family roller coaster

By | October 22, 2019

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Fun Spot America Theme Parks is adding more excitement to its Kissimmee, Florida location with the addition of a custom layout E&F Miller Industries Hi-Miler steel roller coaster.  “I scream, you scream we all scream for more roller coasters,” said Fun Spot America CEO and owner John Arie Jr. “We are pleased […]

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