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Watch the tramcar, please: Morey’s Piers Runaway Tram official grand opening July 2

By | June 19, 2019

THE WILDWOODS, N,J. — Morey’s Piers, celebrating fifty years on the boardwalk of the Wildwoods, NJ, will unleash the brand new Runaway Tram on Tuesday, July 2. The new family-friendly roller coaster pays homage to the Wildwood Sightseer Tramcar, an icon of the Wildwood Boardwalk since it debuted nearly 70 years ago. A total investment of $4 million, […]

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The Lego Movie Days at Legoland Florida Resort kicks off July 13 with four weekends of family fun

By | June 19, 2019

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — On eight select dates in July and August (July 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 and August 3-4), guests visiting LEGOLAND Florida Resort can revel in the ultimate The LEGO Movie experience at the theme park’s newest event, THE LEGO MOVIE DAYS. Included with theme park admission and select Annual Passes, fans of Emmet, Lucy, Unikitty and Benny […]

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Falcon’s Creative Group and Cloudco Entertainment announce collaboration to create retail / entertainment experiences

By | June 5, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — Falcon’s Creative Group, a global creative services firm, is honored and excited to announce a worldwide agreement with Cloudco Entertainment (formerly American Greetings Entertainment). Falcon’s and Cloudco Entertainment will work together to develop retailtainment venue experiences that bring the Care Bears franchise to life. This expansion of the Care Bears universe will allow for a […]

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Wilderness at the Smokies to build 2 employee dormitories

By | May 31, 2019

SEVIERVILLLE, Tenn.  –- Wilderness Resorts and Waterparks ownership group today announced that they have received city approval to build two employee housing facilities near their Wilderness at the Smokies property. Each dormitory will consist 70 apartment style rooms with a bathroom and shower in every room. Each dormitory will roughly house a total of 270 employees. The […]

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CAVU Designwerks expands to meet the needs of Middle Eastern clients

By | May 31, 2019

CAVU Designwerks Inc. (CAVU) an attractions provider that specializes in delivering media-based attractions to the themed entertainment industry is establishing a presence in the Middle East. The new branch, servicing Riyadh, Beirut and Abu Dhabi will allow CAVU to develop closer relationships with clients in the MENA region and provide seamless services to CAVU’s North […]

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Fun Spot America Atlanta adding Topgolf Swing Suite

By | May 31, 2019

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. — Fun Spot America Atlanta today announced it is opening Fayetteville’s first Topgolf Swing Suite at Fun Spot America Atlanta on May 30, 2019.  The Topgolf Swing Suite will feature two simulator bays and a variety of virtual games – including the popular Topgolf target game, Zombie Dodgeball, Hockey Shots, Baseball Pitching and […]

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PortAventura World opens the doors to Hotel Colorado Creek, the new highlight in the resort’s hotel offer

By | May 31, 2019

PORTAVENTURA — Hotel Colorado Creek will officially open its doors for the first time on 1 June. Hotel Colorado Creek will become the flagship hotel within the resort’s range of accommodation due to its high level of theming and the quality and comfort of its facilities. This new hotel responds to the growing demand for holidays and short breaks at […]

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New ‘Star Wars’-themed land taps The Force at Disneyland

By | May 30, 2019

Opening May 31, Galaxy’s Edge aims to impress fans and redefine ‘immersive’ AT: Dean Lamanna ANAHEIM — After five years of planning and near-hyperdrive-speed construction, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens to general public at Disneyland on Friday, May 31. The themed land’s debut follows a splashy world premiere attended by Amusement Today and hundreds of […]

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‘I Like Scary Movies’ a bracing mix of interactive art, wit

By | May 30, 2019

AT: Dean Lamanna LOS ANGELES — Horror film mavens, especially those in Southern California, think they’ve seen it all when it comes to live fright-genre presentations such as Knott’s Scary Farm and Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights. And that’s something of which “I Like Scary Movies,” a new interactive art installation, seems keenly aware. The […]

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Firestone Financial’s Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer, Michael Smith, assumes company’s top leadership position

By | May 30, 2019

NEEDHAM, Mass. — Firestone Financial, a subsidiary of Berkshire Bank, announced today that Michael Smith, Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer, assumed the company’s top leadership position. Long-time Chief Executive Officer David Cohen transitioned out of the company in mid-May 2019.  “I come into my expanded role excited to continue the foundation David set and […]

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