Author Archives: News Release

SeaWorld unveiled ride car for Electric Eel and celebrated topping-out for completion of steel installation on San Diego’s tallest and fastest coaster

By | January 19, 2018

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Are you ready for an eel reveal? SeaWorld is! On Jan. 17, 2018, the park unveiled the new ride car and celebrated the topping out of steel installation for San Diego’s fastest and tallest roller coaster. Electric Eel, where riders will soar 150 feet and accelerate to more than 60 mph, […]

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Eurosat – CanCan Coaster, the new attraction of Europa-Park in association with the Moulin Rouge

By | January 15, 2018

A new attraction inspired by Paris and the Moulin Rouge universe will be launched by summer 2018 in Germany at Europa-Park, which has been awarded best theme park in the world for four consecutive years! This is a first for the Moulin Rouge, which had never worked with a theme park before. These two entertainment references […]

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HAuNTcon Announces Silent Auction with all Proceeds Benefitting Magic Wheelchair

By | January 10, 2018

Trumbull, Conn. — Haunters around from around the country are set to take over New Orleans this week for HAuNTcon: The Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention. The event takes place January 12-15 in New Orleans and provides a forum for the haunt community to connect with one another while discovering new products, education and best […]

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Kurt Ray Crandall: October 11, 1966 – January 3, 2018 (age 51)

By | January 9, 2018

Our fun loving son Kurt Ray Crandall age 51 of Springville, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from complications of severe infections leaving our hearts very saddened. Kurt was born to Ray and Valora Stout Crandall of Springville UT on October 11, 1966. Although he and his brother at age 7 and 10 were […]

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The Peanuts Characters Take Over Knott’s Berry Farm for the Knott’s Peanuts Celebration, Weekends Starting January 27th to February 25th

By | January 4, 2018

Buena Park, Calif. – The Knott’s PEANUTS Celebration, an all-new Seasons of Fun event uniquely dedicated to celebrating the beloved PEANUTS characters, invites guests to step inside the pages of a Charles M. Schulz comic strip as the characters take over the entire theme park for the very first time. The newly introduced event will […]

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Intercard hires Michael Dishian as CFO

By | December 20, 2017

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Intercard has hired Michael Dishian as its chief financial officer. A corporate finance expert with a Big 4 accounting background, Dishian has more than 30 years of experience as an accountant, controller and CFO for large and growing companies. As Intercard continues to expand its global business in debit card technology, […]

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Player One Amusement Group Partners with OWA to bring Winning Gaming Experience to New Theme Park

By | December 20, 2017

TORONTO, Ontario – Player One Amusement Group (P1AG) today announced the opening of a games room at OWA, Alabama’s newest amusement park located on the Foley Beach Express. The games room is the latest addition to the park’s 520 acres of entertainment and features 50 pieces of amusement gaming equipment, a variety of interactive video and […]

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George Frantzis to be inducted into the NEAAPA Hall of Fame

By | December 19, 2017

MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – George Frantzis II, an owner of Quassy Amusement & Waterpark here, will be inducted into the New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (NEAAPA) Hall of Fame at the organization’s annual meeting in March. A past president of NEAAPA (1998-99), George represents the third generation of his family to be involved […]

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Polyfab Australia announces acquisition by Nolan Group

By | December 18, 2017

Manhattan Beach —  Chris Nolan of Nolan UDA PTY LTD and Barry Jamieson of Polyfab Australia PTY LTD have announced the acquisition of Polyfab Australia by the Nolan Group.  Barry Jamieson is one of the originators of developing heavy duty knitted HDPE shadecloth for the protection of people from the damaging rays of the sun […]

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Cedar Fair Names Tim Fisher Chief Operating Officer

By | December 18, 2017

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, today announced that Tim Fisher will join the company as chief operating officer, effective immediately. In this role, Fisher will oversee operations at all of the Company’s parks and resort locations. He will report directly to incoming chief executive officer Richard […]

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