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Intercard brings mobile management to the Roller Skating Industry Trade Show 2019

By | April 24, 2019

ST. LOUIS — The 2019 International Roller Skating Industry Convention and Trade Show will be held in Las Vegas from April 28 – May 2 at the Tropicana Resort. It is sponsored by the Roller Skating Association International, and Intercard will be there! Rachelle Granger will be at the Intercard trade show booth on May […]

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Universal Orlando Resort announces dates and special offers for its 2019 Holidays Celebration

By | April 23, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — Guests can take their holiday traditions to the next level and experience the merry, mischief and thrills of Universal Orlando Resort’s Holidays celebration, beginning November 16, 2019 and running through January 5, 2020. Guests will find a winter “fun”-derland that the entire family will enjoy with incredible holiday experiences across the entire […]

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May is National Water Safety Month

By | April 23, 2019

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A coalition of water safety partners, including the American Red Cross, the National Recreation and Park Association, the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (formerly The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals/National Swimming Pool Foundation) and the World Waterpark Association, along with dozens of other water safety groups will work together to […]

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Florida’s tallest launch coaster Tigris opens today at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

By | April 19, 2019

TAMPA, Fla. — Just in time for the holiday weekend, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will officially open Tigris, a triple-launch steel roller coaster, on Friday, April 19, 2019. The new attraction is Florida’s tallest launch coaster and the ninth coaster in the park’s collection, solidifying Busch Gardens Tampa Bay as Florida’s thrill ride leader. Tigris will […]

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Construction underway for Pinstack Austin

By | April 19, 2019

DALLAS, Texas — Entertainment Properties Group, Inc. today announced PINSTACK’s expansion outside of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. With three successful locations in Plano, Las Colinas/Irving and Allen, the premier entertainment and dining destination is slated to open its first Austin location in late 2019 at Tech Ridge Center, a Regency Centers (Nasdaq: REG) property.   “We are excited […]

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Free rides for preschoolers May 19 at Quassy Amusement Park

By | April 19, 2019

MIDDLEBURY, Conn. — Preschoolers will have their day in the park – Quassy Amusement Park that is – on Sunday, May 19. The property will be hosting a special day for preschoolers in which those 5 years of age and younger will receive a free all-day ride wristband when an adult family member purchases a […]

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Mall Of America celebrates Earth Day by unveiling large-scale butterfly art installation

By | April 19, 2019

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Mall of America will celebrate Earth Day on April 22 by unveiling a large-scale art installation created by artist Christopher Lutter-Gardella that explores eco-consciousness and resourcefulness. Entitled “Kaleidoscope”, the installation will feature a majestic 30-foot Monarch butterfly surrounded by more than 300 smaller butterflies of varying size. Suspending from the Atrium skylight […]

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Kennywood becomes Certified Autism Center

By | April 17, 2019

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — Kennywood is making a commitment to ensure all visitors, even those with sensory needs or on the autism spectrum, have an amazing experience. As part of this commitment, the amusement park recently earned the Certified Autism Center designation, which is awarded by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards […]

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Icon named Best New Visitor Attraction at Blackpool Civic Trust Awards

By | April 16, 2019

ICON, Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s newest ride and the UK’s first ever double launch rollercoaster, has been named Best New Visitor Attraction at the Blackpool Civic Trust Awards. ICON opened to the public in May 2018 and since then has launched hundreds of thousands of guests on an exhilarating journey across the South side of Blackpool […]

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Universal Orlando Resort releases first-ever look at magical creatures that await in Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

By | April 15, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. — Starting today through April 19, Universal Orlando Resort is giving guests a first-ever look at the magical creatures they’ll encounter inside the most highly themed, immersive coaster experience yet – Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure. The epic new addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will be an immersive experience unlike […]

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