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Redesigned water attraction “Area 51 – Top Secret” inaugurated at Movie Park Germany

By | August 6, 2019

 Bottrop-Kirchhellen — Secret alien laboratory, UFO experimental area or secret US government base – numerous rumors are circulating about the mysterious restricted military zone Area 51. Now it is high time to dispel these stories! From now on, visitors to Movie Park Germany will be able to get to the bottom of the legendary restricted […]

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Trainertainment’s third annual Advanced Sales Conference to be held August 21-22 at Jake’s Unlimited FEC in Mesa, Arizona

By | August 6, 2019

FORT WORTH — TrainerTainment will hold its third annual Advanced Sales Conference August 21-22, 2019 at Jake’s Unlimited Family Entertainment Center in Mesa, Arizona. The popular two-day training session focuses on advanced techniques that help salespeople find more clients, maximize time and close bigger sales more often. Participants will also learn how to implement these techniques […]

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Opposing fans tackle Kennywood’s Steel Curtain

By | August 1, 2019

WEST MIFFLIN, Penn. — Football super fans from Pro Football’s Ultimate Fan Association stopped by in to Kennywood to brave the nine inversions of the park’s new Steel Curtain roller coaster from S&S Worldwide, Inc. The group was nearby in Canton, Ohio, helping to celebrate the NFL’s 100th season which is kicking off during festivities at the Pro […]

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Indonesia’s Trans Studio Theme Park gears up for the launch of groundbreaking ‘Pacific Rim Shatterdome Strike’

By | August 1, 2019

CIBUBUR, Indonesia — As the hotly-anticipated Trans Studio Cibubur theme park approaches its grand opening near Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta, officials have unveiled details of the park’s star attraction, Pacific Rim: Shatterdome Strike – a groundbreaking mega dark ride based on the hit motion picture franchise from Legendary Entertainment. “We are delighted to collaborate with […]

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IAFE comments on the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting

By | July 31, 2019

The tragic shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival is sad news for all of us. The festival was, at one time, a member of IAFE. We, along with our friends from the International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA) are sending prayers and sympathy to all involved. The volunteers and supporters will be hit especially hard […]

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Jeff Miller of Wisdom Rides passes

By | July 30, 2019

The Showman’s League of America would like to send out our deepest condolences and prayers to the family of Jeff Miller of Wisdom Rides of America. Jeff passed away Saturday after complications from surgery. Jeff’s Celebration of Life will be held on August 10, 2019 at:Moore Funeral Home, 4216 S Bowen Road, Arlington, Texas 76016. […]

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Hersheypark announces “Candymonium” Hypercoaster for summer 2020

By | July 25, 2019

HERSHEY, Penn. — Hersheypark amusement park, a 121-acre theme park with more than 70 rides, a water park and a zoo, today unwrapped the details of the Candymonium hypercoaster, its 15th coaster. The hypercoaster will feature a lift height of 210 feet, max speed of 76 mph and track length of 4,636 feet – making it the tallest, fastest, […]

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Pure Hygge at Europa-Park: reopening of the Scandinavian themed area

By | July 24, 2019

From afar, it’s already possible to see the colourful houses and the first impression of the hygge-culture from the north. Visitors to Germany’s biggest theme park can now discover the rebuilt Scandinavian themed area and look forward to great highlights such as the ice cream parlor ‘Is Huset’, the ‘Poengsum’ play area and the photo […]

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Luxury hotel The Boulevard to open at Blackpool Pleasure Beach this summer

By | July 17, 2019

Blackpool has long been regarded as the entertainment capital of the north west, with millions of visitors flocking to the world-famous seaside town each year. At its heart lies the legendary Blackpool Pleasure Beach, where recently installed rides such as Red Arrows Skyforce and ICON, the nation’s first double launch rollercoaster, have seen it reinforce […]

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SeaWorld Orlando, San Antonio and San Diego launch First Responders Salute with half-off admission to parks

By | July 16, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — Now through July 31, SeaWorld Parks are proud to offer first responders and three of their guests half-price admission to its award-winning SeaWorld Orlando and San Diego parks as well as $25 tickets to SeaWorld San Antonio.  “We have always taken immense pride in honoring those who dedicate themselves to helping others,” said […]

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