Archive For The “Extra! Extra!” Category

Tatralandia Aquapark Unveils Europe’s First Family Turbolance

By | June 8, 2018

Tatralandia Holiday Resort is the largest year-round water fun complex with accommodation in Slovakia, Czech Republic and Poland. Aquapark Tatralandia, which is a part of it, with year-round seaside paradise Tropical Paradise and accommodation complex Holiday Village Tatralandia, decided to expand and install new rides. They chose Polin Waterparks as their water slide supplier to […]

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Call for Nominations for the 2018 AIMS International Safety Award

By | June 5, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The AIMS International Safety Award is presented annually to the individual or organization that demonstrates leadership, innovation, and foresight in improving safety in the amusement industry. With safety as the industry’s #1 concern for amusement industry guests and employees worldwide, efforts in improving safety are shown in many forms: the design and implementation of […]

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Darien Throws a Tantrum

By | June 5, 2018

DARIEN CENTER, N.Y. — Orange and green balloons adorned a corner of Darien Lake Park as the facility celebrated the opening of Tantrum, a Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter. General Manager Chris Thorpe told WSYR that the park is thrilled about the coaster. He said they were, “Very excited to be opening this ride. It’s our first ride […]

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JW Winco Offers Zinc Die-Cast Flat Adjustable Tension Levers

By | June 5, 2018

NEW BERLIN, Wisc. — JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, now offers GN 126 and GN 126.1 Zinc Die-Cast Flat Adjustable Tension Levers in Steel and Stainless Steel, with Tapped or Plain Bore Insert or Threaded Stud. The RoHS compliant flat adjustable levers are characterized by their […]

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New additions to the IRT team

By | May 31, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — International Ride Training, LLC, a leading provider of comprehensive ride operations safety services training and ride operator certification, announces two exciting additions to the IRT team today. Effective June 1, 2018, Erik H. Beard joins the company as a managing member/consultant and general counsel. In addition to supporting IRT’s International Ride Operator […]

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Scruffy Dog opens new Barcelona office

By | May 31, 2018

Over the last three years Scruffy Dog has gone through a large global growth with the massive expansion of our factory facilities in the UK’s Midlands our new creative studio in London and the opening of our site office in Dubai but now we can celebrate our next milestone. Since the start of June we […]

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Allied Specialty Celebrates 35 Years of Insuring the U.S. Outdoor Entertainment Industry

By | May 31, 2018

TREASURE ISLAND, Fla. — Allied Specialty Insurance, Inc., (“Allied”), an XL Group company, is marking its 35 years of insuring the US entertainment industry, including carnivals, concessionaires, amusement parks, waterparks, fairs and festivals, firework events and family entertainment centers. According to, Mary Chris Smith, Chairman and President of Allied Specialty Insurance, Inc. “Allied was created and continues […]

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Townsquare Completes Sale of North American Midway Entertainment Management and Operations Remain Intact

By | May 30, 2018

Farmland, Ind. – North American Midway Entertainment (NAME), LLC, the largest operator of mobile amusement parks in North America, was sold to North American Fairs, LLC, an entity owned by Danny Huston, one of themoriginal owners. NAME was acquired by Townsquare Media, Inc. in 2015. Townsquare Media, Inc. is a leading diversified media and entertainment company. […]

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Registration open for the 21st annual Golden Ticket Awards, hosted by Silver Dollar City

By | May 29, 2018

Amusement Today invites industry professionals to be a part of the Networking Event of the Year — the 2018 Golden Ticket Awards. The 21st annual awards honoring the Best of the Best will take place in Branson, Missouri, on September 7 and 8. Host extraordinaire Silver Dollar City is guaranteed to show attendees an incredible weekend. […]

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Inch size mounting clamps with swivel ball join available from JW Winco

By | May 25, 2018

NEW BERLIN, Wisc. — JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, now offers Inch Size GN 784 Mounting Clamps with Swivel Ball Joint, Aluminum. The RoHS compliant mounting clamps with swivel ball joint allow precise and variable adjustment of the ball pivot within the rotation range. This is a […]

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