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Embed fuels fun for Gamestate Arena, Amsterdam

By | February 17, 2020

DUBAI, UAE — Transforming the business of fun since 2001, Embed, the worldwide leader of the cashless business management systems and solutions for the amusement, entertainment and leisure industries is proud to be part of the newest and sixth venue of Jar BV Gamestate located in Amsterdam. With its doors opened on 15 Nov 2019, […]

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Betson Enterprises to showcase latest games & products at Amusement Expo 2020

By | February 14, 2020

Betson Enterprises is excited to showcase the latest arcade equipment at this year’s Amusement Expo in New Orleans, LA, from March 10th – 11th.  This year’s line-up features the premiere of BUST-A-MOVE Frenzy, the much loved, original bubble-popping game is back in the arcade. Also featured, is the action-packed and rowdy offroad racing game Nitro Trucks, […]

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TrainerTainment adds sales specialists Krista Estes and Sonya Terry to its growing team

By | February 13, 2020

FORT WORTH, Texas — TrainerTainment is pleased to announce that Krista Estes and Sonya Terry have joined the company as sales specialists.  Krista comes to TrainerTainment after eight years with Walmart as a talent manager and trainer in its Academy Operations training center. She is a third-generation amusement industry veteran, having started her career as […]

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Magic Memories product innovation benefits Ruby Falls guests

By | February 13, 2020

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Magic Memories, experts in creating and distributing personalized content for the attractions industry, has continued to increase both revenue and guest participation at Ruby Falls through continual investment into technology and product innovation. Located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Ruby Falls is home to the tallest and deepest underground waterfall open to the public in […]

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Topgolf announces first venue to open in New York State

By | February 12, 2020

Topgolf Entertainment Group, a global sports and entertainment community, will open a new entertainment venue to residents of Suffolk County and beyond early next year. Nestled along the Long Island Expressway in Brookhaven Township, Topgolf Holtsville will not only bring an innovative experience, but is also expected to bring approximately 500 careers to the area. Guests of the […]

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Greater Ohio Showmen’s Association looks forward to welcoming industry at inaugural Safety Conference

By | February 12, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The inaugural Midwest Safety & Operations Conference takes place Monday, March 2 through Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in Sandusky, OH. David Drake, president of Greater Ohio Showmen’s Association (GOSA), states “advance registration is ahead of projection, but we still have room in all of the NAARSO […]

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Dollywood Pre-K Imagination Season Pass deadline extended

By | February 12, 2020

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Last season, Dollywood officials announced the free Pre-K Imagination Season Pass to celebrate the park’s milestone 35th anniversary season in 2020. With the pass, children born in 2015 or 2016 are able to visit Dollywood absolutely free for the entire 2020 season. Additionally, the pass allows children to splash and play for free […]

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Theme park Toverland welcomes record number of visitors in 2019

By | February 12, 2020

Theme park Toverland saw a record number of 862,000 visitors in 2019. This is an increase of 50,000 visitors compared to the previous year. This massive growth can be attributed to the opening of a new entrance called Port Laguna and the new theme area Avalon in July 2018. This multi-million investment increased the size […]

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Urban Air Adventure Park introduces exhilarating indoor attractions to Dix Hills, New York

By | February 11, 2020

DALLAS, Texas — Urban Air, the premier indoor family entertainment company, announced today it is expanding to include a new Urban Air Adventure Park in Dix Hills. Urban Air Adventure Parks usher-in a new dimension of active entertainment including wall-to-wall trampolines and aerial sports offering a wide range of activities that appeal to all ages […]

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Wooden Warrior wheels

By | February 11, 2020

The wheels on the Timberliner train have been gone through, cleaned and painted as the rolling stock on Wooden Warrior is getting a complete facelift for the 2020 season. Quassy Amusement Park opens April 25 with Splash Away Bay waterpark and Quassy Beach slated to open Memorial Day weekend. Quassy Amusement & Waterpark here is […]

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