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Garfield to Be Signature Character in Children’s Areas of Six Flags-Branded Theme Parks in China

By | May 18, 2017

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, and Riverside Tourism Investment Group Co. Ltd., an award-winning tourism and real estate developer and Six Flags partner, today announced that the children’s areas of China’s first-ever Six Flags branded parks will be themed after Garfield and the […]

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Sherry Howell to Speak at the International Association of Trampoline Parks’ Annual European Conference and Trade Show

By | May 11, 2017

ROXBORO, NC – Sherry Howell, Director of Client Success at CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of point-of-sale, online sales and reservations, and ticketing systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, will speak at the International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) European Conference and Trade Show on Monday, May 22 at Hilton London Paddington in the United […]

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Benjamin Combs of SkyTrans Manufacturing passes

By | May 11, 2017

FARMINGTON, N.H. – Benjamin Paul Combs, age 18, of 21 Tappan Street, Farmington, NH, passed into eternal life on May 4, 2017 after suffering from severe depression. He will be remembered and celebrated as the everlasting joy of his family’s life and for his loving kindness and thoughtfulness to friends and family. His brilliant intelligence […]

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New location and dates announced for the 2018 AIMS Safety Seminar

By | May 11, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The 2018 AIMS Safety Seminar will be held January 7-12 in Galveston, Texas. Classes will be held at the beautiful Galveston Convention Center with hotel accommodations at the adjacent Hilton Galveston and the San Luis Resort. “After being in Orlando for many years, we listened to the industry’s request to move the […]

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Drop Line opens at Dollywood

By | May 8, 2017

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Dolly Parton declared this season at Dollywood as “The Year of the Family,” thanks to the fantastic family fun which abounds throughout 2017. Today, park officials unveiled Drop Line, a 230-foot-tall free-fall experience, to media during a special sneak preview. The ride officially opens to guests on Saturday, May 6. Drop […]

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Picsolve Hits The Right Note With Madame Tussauds Nashville

By | May 5, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – Picsolve, the leading digital content creation partner for world-class visitor destinations, has today announced it is providing its innovative imaging technology at Music City’s highly anticipated, new tourist attraction; Madame Tussauds Nashville, Tennessee. Music lovers from across the world will have the chance to capture and instantly share their live experiences […]

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Waterworld California Becomes Six Flags’ 20th Property

By | April 28, 2017

GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS – Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, today announced it has entered into an agreement with EPR Properties, owner of Waterworld California, to operate the water park located in Concord, California. Waterworld California, formerly owned and operated by Six Flags, is Northern California’s largest water park […]

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Kansas Ride Safety Bill Signed into Law

By | April 26, 2017

Senate Bill 70 (SB70), a bill that strengthens Kansas’ amusement ride safety regulations, was signed into law on Monday, April 24 by Governor Sam Brownback. IAAPA strongly supports effective amusement ride safety regulation enacted by the states. The association applauds the Kansas legislature for passing SB70, and is appreciative of the opportunity to provide information […]

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FDA Menu Labeling Rule Implementation Begins May 5, 2017

By | April 18, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a final rule in 2014 requiring restaurants and similar retail food establishments that are part of a chain with 20 or more locations doing business under the same name, to provide calorie information for standard menu items as well as additional written nutrition information available upon request per […]

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Pacific Park Takes A New Spin On A Classic Ride, World’s First Shark Frenzy Takes A Bite Out Of Tilt-A-Whirl

By | April 17, 2017

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Pacific Park takes a new spin on a classic ride in 2017. The world’s first Shark Frenzy takes a bite out of the classic Tilt-a-Whirl ride at the two-acre amusement park on the Santa Monica Pier, officially opening on Thursday, April 13. Sitting aptly over the Pacific Ocean, Pacific Park took […]

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