Author Archives: News Release

International Ride Training unveils new online learning platform

By | April 13, 2021

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — International Ride Training, the gold standard in operational safety services in the amusement industry, recently launched its new online training program “Learning the ROPES: Ride Operations Professionalism, Efficiency & Safety”. Designed by International Ride Training using standards developed in consultation with some of the leading ride operations professionals in the world, Learning […]

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Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor announce wage increase

By | April 13, 2021

ARLINGTON, Texas — Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor Arlington today announced that, effective immediately, seasonal team members wages will increase across most departments.  “Many positions will see a wage increase of 20-25%, with an even larger increase for seasonal leadership roles. We want to recruit team members who will maintain our high standards of safety and guest […]

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Finding opportunity in the now: Fun Land Entertainment Centers opens a new location

By | April 12, 2021

DALLAS, Texas — Transforming the business of fun since 2001, Embed, the worldwide leader of the cashless business management systems and solutions for the amusement, entertainment, and leisure industries, is proud to partner with Fun Land Entertainment Centers to officially announce the opening of their new location, Fun Land of Fairfax, located in Centreville, Virginia. Fun […]

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Virtuix reports latest revenue results at reopened entertainment venues

By | April 7, 2021

AUSTIN — Virtuix, creator of the “Omni Arena” virtual reality esports attraction, has reported the latest usage data from Omni Arena sites nationwide. Over the spring break vacation, many sites earned record-breaking revenues, indicating that the FEC industry is rebounding. Omni Arena revenues at FECs averaged $15,315 in March, up 9% from the pre-pandemic monthly average […]

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Ride Entertainment bolsters team with new, key hires

By | April 7, 2021

STEVENSVILLE, Md. — Ride Entertainment, the Gold Standard in the attractions industry for safety, sales and support, is proud to announce two new, key additions to their award-winning team: Communications Manager, Kris Rowberry and Marketing Manager, Ed Hodgdon. “Passion for what we do is a major part of our success,” said Ed Hiller, CEO of […]

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Carrie Boldman named vice president and general manager at Cedar Point

By | April 7, 2021

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Cedar Point today announced that Carrie Boldman has been named vice president and general manager of the park. She succeeds Jason McClure, who has been promoted to senior vice president, park operations, at Cedar Point’s parent company, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company. Boldman previously served as Cedar Point’s vice president of merchandise and games, and […]

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Manny Gonzalez named Vice President and General Manager at Carowinds

By | April 7, 2021

 CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Carowinds, the premier entertainment destination of the Southeast, announced today that Manny Gonzalez has been named vice president and general manager of the park. He succeeds Pat Jones, who has been promoted to senior vice president, park operations, at Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, Carowinds’ parent company.  Gonzalez brings a wealth of […]

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Semnox joins Foundations Entertainment University as their preferred cashless payment & IT provider

By | April 7, 2021

Semnox Solutions LLC has been chosen as the newest sponsor for Foundations Entertainment University as their preferred Cashless Payment & IT provider. The Dallas-based group will be joining Foundations for their first time at the upcoming Virtual Seminar on April 28 & 29, 2021. Jerry Merola, Executive Director of Foundations Entertainment University expressed his delight […]

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Registration for the 2021 World’s Largest Swimming Lesson opens April 1st in celebration of April Pools Day

By | April 5, 2021

The World Waterpark Association is officially opening registration for the 12th Annual World’s Largest Swimming Lesson on Thursday, April 1st. Host Locations can celebrate April Pools Day by signing-up for this year’s worldwide lesson at https://www.wlsl.org/WLSL/host_an_event.aspx. Tens of millions of children missed the opportunity to participate in aquatics last summer, creating an urgent need for swim lessons […]

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SeaWorld San Antonio’s acclaimed Seven Seas Food festival is back – with enhanced health & safety measures, guests can safely sip and savor starting April 2nd!

By | April 5, 2021

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — SeaWorld is kicking off 2021 with a food festival that’s bigger, better and packed with more flavor than ever before! This year at San Antonio’s largest theme park food festival, foodies and families alike can discover the widest variety of chef- and mixologist-curated tastes inspired by cultures from across the Seven Seas. […]

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