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IAFE announces 2022 Convention & Trade Show site

By | March 3, 2021

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The International Association of Fairs & Expositions (IAFE) Convention & Trade Show will begin moving to different cities beginning with the 2022 event. After extensive research and nearly two dozen proposals reviewed, the IAFE Board of Directors voted to host the event in a different city each year 2022 through 2025. The selected […]

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Fun Spot America announces new chef

By | March 3, 2021

ORLANDO, KISSIMMEE & ATLANTA — Fun Spot America Theme Parks is proud to announce Terence S. Reis as Corporate Chef. Reis has more than 30 years of experience in hotels and restaurants including Hyatt, Hilton, Sheraton, Radisson Hotels, and private clubs. Most recently he served as the Corporate Chef at Palace Entertainment overseeing the culinary […]

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Guest experience in The Maritime Aquarium expands to an extra dimension with opening of new 4D movie theater

By | March 3, 2021

NORWALK, Conn.  —  The guest experience at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk goes to a whole new additional dimension – literally – on Feb. 22 as the South Norwalk family attraction officially debuts its sensational new 4D movie theater. This new cinematic experience sends the action visually spilling off the two-story screen and over audiences […]

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Dynamic Technologies Group announces new digital media platforms

By | March 3, 2021

TORONTO —Dynamic Technologies Group Inc. is pleased to announce that its Digital Media program has commenced today prompted by the name change from Empire Industries Ltd. to Dynamic Technologies Group Inc. that went into effect March 1.  There are new websites for the Company and its operating subsidiaries and a refreshed presence on Linked In, Twitter, […]

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Six Flags Great Adventure Parks announce wage increase and launch of 2021 reservations

By | March 3, 2021

JACKSON, N.J. — Six Flags Great Adventure, Wild Safari, and Hurricane Harbor today announced that it will raise the wages of many positions for the 2021 season. The parks also released the highly-anticipated launch dates of guest reservations. All three parks will offer safety-focused fun and thrills, plus exciting, new additions. “Many positions will now pay […]

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Thinkwell Group releases its 6th Annual Guest Experience Trend Report on artificial intelligence and its future impact in location-based experiences

By | March 3, 2021

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Thinkwell’s 6th Annual Guest Experience Trend Report, released today, explores artificial intelligence (A.I.) and its applications in experiences, breaking down key takeaways and predictions for how A.I. can affect, adapt, and improve the guest experience in museums, theme parks, and beyond. With the prevalence of virtual assistants, smart home devices, and […]

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eXP Maven launches with fresh insights and data for experiential destinations

By | March 3, 2021

VICTORIA B.C. — Following a 22-year career in the amusement and theme park industry Nathan Jones is excited about his latest venture and launch of eXP Maven. Jones has established himself as an impactful executive in the attractions industry holding senior executive positions with WhiteWater, Vekoma Rides, Brogent Technologies, and most recently CAVU Designwerks. These […]

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Spotlighting industry leaders, Embed celebrates International Women’s Day

By | March 2, 2021

SINGAPORE — March  8 marks International Womens’ Day: a global day celebrating the social, economic and political achievements of women. Given what the world has been through in 2020, Embed is celebrating the courage, strength, grit and determination of women who have hustled hard to not only survive the year, but thrive.  Many industry colleagues […]

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International Women’s Day Webinar for the attractions industry being held by Gateway Ticketing Systems and WhiteWater

By | March 2, 2021

GILBERTSVILLE, Pa. — Gateway Ticketing Systems and WhiteWater are teaming up to deliver a special webinar in honor of International Women’s Day 2021: Celebrate, Elevate! Cultivate! Empower Talented Women in our Organizations. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, March 10 at 2 PM EST. “We want to amplify discussions around how people can support […]

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Announcing IAAPA Virtual Conference: Resilience and Recovery

By | March 2, 2021

IAAPA is bringing together industry leaders and top speakers for an upcoming IAAPA Virtual Conference focused on resilience and recovery on April 7-8, 2021.  Bouncing back starts with new ways forward and we have you covered with roundtable discussions, informative sessions, and connection opportunities so together we can rebound, rebuild, and return to the fun.  What’s on […]

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