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Attractions Industry Legends Inducted into IAAPA Hall of Fame

By | November 15, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. — The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) today announced the induction of several attractions industry legends — Philippe de Villiers, Henri and Pamela Landwirth, and Richard M. Sherman — into the IAAPA Hall of Fame. The inductions were announced during the Kickoff Event for IAAPA Attractions Expo 2017 in Orlando, […]

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DNP to Showcase Photo Printing Solutions for Attractions Industry at IAAPA 2017

By | November 14, 2017

ORLANDO, Florida – At IAAPA 2017, DNP Imagingcomm America Corporation (booth #4254) will showcase its award-winning photo printing solutions that provide custom photo souvenirs at many of the world’s most renowned amusement parks and attractions. Among its range of product to be shown at IAAPA 2017 will be DNP’s flagship DS620A™ dye-sublimation 6” photo printer. […]

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Magic Money continues growth into the amusement, fair industry

By | November 10, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Magic Money, LLC, a gate-to-gate digital ticketing and event management system, continues its growth into the amusement industry with new 2018 contracts. Signing on to utilize the company’s technology capabilities in the new year are: Crabtree Amusements, the State Fair of Louisiana, Shreveport; the Heart O’ Texas Fair and Rodeo, Waco, Texas; […]

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VR Coaster and Sensics Partner to Create All-in-one VR Headset Optimized for Theme Parks

By | November 10, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. — VR Coaster and Sensics, leaders in VR on-ride attractions and location-based VR, today unveiled RideVR, a new all-in-one VR Headset. The headset builds on years of experience to solve key operational issues in theme parks. VR roller coasters infused theme parks with fabulous new attractions. The coasters combine virtual reality with real forces, real drops and real […]

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Falcon’s Creative Group Selected for Design, Digital Media Production of National Geographic’s ‘Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience’

By | November 10, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. — Falcon’s Creative Group is thrilled to announce that they have been selected as the lead designer and digital media producer for National Geographic’s ‘Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience’ at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C.  “This Church means so much to so many—not just from a […]

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Sea World San Diego teases upcoming events and specials

By | November 7, 2017

KILLER WHALES UP-CLOSE TOUR: For more than 50 years, SeaWorld’s killer whales have touched the hearts and inspired millions of people to conserve our ocean habitats. Now, those who want to meet these majestic marine mammals up close and personal are in for a special treat, as SeaWorld San Diego unveils its new Killer Whales […]

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Firestone Financial wants carnival customers to take half the season off from payments

By | November 7, 2017

Needham, MA – Firestone Financial, the leader of financing in the carnival industry, is offering customers the ability to only pay for half the season for new loans. Any carnival or amusement park that funds a new loan by Memorial Day of 2018 will only need to pay for half the season for the first year. […]

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BeaverTails to Introduce New Food Cart at IAAPA

By | November 7, 2017

Montreal – BeaverTails, makers of unique and delicious BeaverTails pastries, today announced that it will introduce its new food cart at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Attractions Expo, November 14 – 17 in Orlando, Florida. BeaverTails will be in booth #3460.   Based on an old family recipe, BeaverTails pastries are a […]

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Two world-record roller coasters coming to Nickelodeon Universe at American Dream

By | November 3, 2017

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The indoor Nickelodeon Universe theme park at American Dream will feature two record-breaking roller coasters by Gerstlauer.  They consist of an intertwined Launched Euro-Fighter with a beyond-vertical drop and a Spinning Coaster whose cars rotate on a vertical axis as they move along the track.   “Featuring the best in family and […]

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Quassy Names New Extreme Raft Rides ‘Category 5 Rapids’

By | November 3, 2017

MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – If maneuvering down a raging river’s extreme rapids in a raft is on your bucket list, you can check it off next summer. Quassy Amusement & Waterpark today announced that Category 5 Rapids – Extreme Waterslides will be the name of the new attractions currently under construction at the lakeside property here. […]

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