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Hologate adds new licensing plans and credit card payment option

By | November 19, 2020

Hologate, a Munich-based market-leading virtual reality (VR) company, with the largest VR entertainment network of over 400 live locations and over 5 Million players per year, has announced that they have added multiple new licensing options, and are also now accepting credit card payments in addition to Paypal, all through Hologate’s robust “Gateway” backend. These additions are […]

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ProSlide announces new patented water rides and Atlantis Aquaventure’s world record expansion

By | November 18, 2020

ProSlide Technology Inc. (“ProSlide”) – the industry leader in water ride design, technology, and manufacturing is proud to announce new design patent protection and a world-record expansion at Dubai’s Atlantis The Palm. Atlantis Aquaventure Phase 3 is the most ambitious water park expansion in the world bringing together an extraordinary vision and the newest water […]

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International Rides Management (IRM Rides) Video Meetings help family operators and create new business ideas and hopes for better days ahead

By | November 18, 2020

2020 shaped up to be a summer to remember. COVID-19 caused many parks, FEC’s, and ride manufacturers, to make changes to move forward.  IRM was no different, and went from selling mode, to listening mode with many of their clients. Throughout April, May and June IRM hosted and moderated a series of video meetings with […]

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AIMS Safety Seminar: You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers!

By | November 18, 2020

Moving the 2021 AIMS International Safety Seminar to virtual has created a learning curving for all of us. Thank you for your patience as we continue to plan for the best virtual safety seminar the attractions industry has to offer. Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions. Do I have to sit in […]

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Vietnam’s Minera Hot Springs Binh Chau goes 100% cashless with Semnox’s Parafait Park Management System and Speed POS

By | November 17, 2020

Minera Hot Springs Binh Chau, Vietnam has partnered with Semnox Solutions and Speed POS Vietnam to implement technology-driven solutions at their 13-hectare hot springs resort. This partnership has equipped the resort with advanced modern technology solutions for their day-to-day operations. The implementation involves an end-to-end solution with ticketing, automated access control, F&B counter, retail, and […]

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Fun Spot America receives Harris Rosen Philanthropic Award

By | November 17, 2020

ORLANDO — The International Drive Resort Area Chamber of Commerce launched the Harris Rosen Philanthropic Award in 2017 recognizing local businesses or person who demonstrate exceptional philanthropic work. Today, this annual award was given to Fun Spot America Theme Parks, as a result of their generosity through their Golden Rule Campaign.  The Golden Rule Campaign […]

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Golden Ticket promo unveiled — exclusive, limited sale of lifetime passes to The Big E

By | November 17, 2020

It’s magical. It’s unbelievable. And, it might be the boldest, biggest promotion in the 104-year history of The Big E, as it eyes a grand return of the Fair in 2021 – the surprise sale of Golden Ticket Lifetime Passes to the Fair for just 100 lucky customers. The Golden Ticket will be sold on […]

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Family Entertainment Group (FEG) partners with Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Round Rock, Texas with expansive cutting-edge arcade

By | November 17, 2020

Family Entertainment Group has partnered with Kalahari Resorts & Conventions to open an expansive arcade and fun center in Round Rock, Texas.  Family Entertainment Group has worked with the team at Kalahari since 2008 when they took on arcade operations at the Kalahari Resorts & Conventions Sandusky location in Ohio.  Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in […]

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International Rides Management supplies more classic rides to Historic Arnold’s Park in Iowa

By | November 17, 2020

Returning for a third time, IRM was chosen again to supply Historic Arnold’s Park with additional rides to complement their current lineup of classic and vintage rides.  Most recently, IRM provided a vintage Allan Herschell Mad Mouse to the ride lineup in 2019. For the 2020 season, IRM supplied 2 classic rides from the recently […]

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Oxfordshire’s Fairytale Farm named fastest growing farm attraction in England

By | November 16, 2020

Fairytale Farm has been named as England’s fastest-growing farm attraction, according to the Annual Survey of Visits to Visitor Attractions, just published by Visit England. The results from this survey are reported annually, providing an overview of the visitor attraction sector. The newly-published figures, which are for the full 2019 season, show that Fairytale Farm’s […]

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