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Antic’s Land chooses Intercard cashless technology for the largest indoor theme park in the UAE

By | January 9, 2020

ST. LOUIS — Intercard, the world leader in cashless technology, has installed its latest systems in the new VAR Zone at Antic’s Land in the Sharjah Mega Mall in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Antic’s Land is the largest indoor family theme park in Sharjah, considered the cultural and entertainment capital of the UAE.  The elaborately-designed Arabian […]

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Embed and Round1 fuel fun for The Boys And Girls Club

By | January 9, 2020

DALLAS, Texas — Embed partnered with Round1 Grapevine to host children from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County, a non-profit organization serving over 23,000 youths annually with life-changing programs that promote academic success, healthy lifestyles, and positive citizenship. “Fuel Your Fun Day” held on January 6, 2020, treated 100 kids from the Boys […]

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Department of Labor receives applications for 99,362 H-2B workers during first day of filing

By | January 8, 2020

OABA knows from DOL that petitions for over 99,362 H-2B workers were filed in the first two days from January.  This filing marks the first time that DOL is using the randomization process to group petitions for processing.  Employers were alerted yesterday about their assigned priority grouping.  We are well aware that there are not nearly […]

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ICON Park partners with Magic Memories to offer visitors ‘Orlando’s Most Iconic Selfie’

By | January 8, 2020

ORLANDO —  Magic Memories, experts in creating and distributing personalized content for the attractions industry announces a partnership with Orlando’s ICON Park to provide guests with a brand new interactive digital experience — ‘Orlando’s Most Iconic Selfie’.  Unlike a traditional ‘selfie’, Magic Memories’ innovative Zoom Selfie Camera — positioned in the ICON Park courtyard — is […]

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Electrocoin will showcase Intercard cashless technology at EAG Show January 14-16, 2020

By | January 8, 2020

ST. LOUIS — Cashless technology is changing the way amusement operators in the UK and around the globe interact with their customers and their business. At EAG 2020 in London Electrocoin will present the latest innovations from Intercard, the company that pioneered the use of cashless technology in the amusement industry and has introduced many […]

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CEC Entertainment, Inc and Semnox score 5-year winning partnership

By | January 8, 2020

CEC Entertainment, Inc.  the nationally recognized leader in family dining and entertainment with its Chuck E. Cheese restaurants and Semnox, the leading RFID based venue management solution provider have scored a 5-year winning partnership. With what started as a testing of RFID based debit card system in 2014, the partnership has yielded mutually beneficial and successful outcomes for both organizations. Chuck E […]

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Germany’s biggest theme park continues on its road to success

By | January 7, 2020

The series of visitor records continues: with over 5.7 million visitors in 2019, Europa-Park achieved the highest number of visitors in its corporate history. In addition, further guests arrived at the new indoor water world Rulantica which was opened at the end of November. Europa-Park owner Roland Mack: “Rulantica had a great start and gets […]

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Urban Air Adventure Park to bring indoor trampoline and entertainment center to Frederick, MD

By | January 7, 2020

FREDERICK, Md. — Urban Air, the premier family-friendly indoor trampoline and entertainment center, wants Frederick, Maryland to ‘exercise’ its right to FUN! The company known for endless hours of trampolining, rock climbing, dodge-balling and more, has announced the location of its newest Urban Air Adventure Park at 5830 Ballenger Creek, Frederick, MD. “We know families are looking for […]

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AIMS safety expert John P. Hinde passes

By | January 5, 2020

Longtime AIMS safety expert John P. Hinde passed away on December 30, 2019, at the age of 71. He was born on June 14, 1948, in Sandusky, Ohio. Hinde had a passion for what he did and for being kind to everyone around him. He loved a good cup of coffee and a nice cigar […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Amusement Today!

By | December 23, 2019

All of us at Amusement Today wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and the Happiest of Holidays! EXTRA! EXTRA! Your Desktop Edition will not publish on Tuesday & Wednesday, Dec. 24 & 25, 2019. The daily email newsletter will return to normal publication on Thursday, December 26, 2019.

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