New General Manager takes over at Noah’s Ark Waterpark

WISCONSIN Dells, Wis. —A new general manager takes the wheel to steer Noah’s Ark Waterpark to a successful 2021 season! Roland Reyes joined Noah’s Ark as the new GM on January 4, 2021, bringing with him an impressive background within the amusement and attractions industry. Roland traces his water park roots back to Knott’s Berry…

March 2021 issue

The March 2021 issue of Amusement Today is available for FREE via Digital Edition and/or downloadable PDF! Dezerland Action Park opens in Orlando Full recap of 2021’s Florida Week Six Flags St. Louis refurbishes carousel S&S adding air launch coaster at Changsha Window of the World Clementon Park and Splash World attractions go up for auction March 23 JRA aids in developing…

Numerous projects enhance Dollywood guest experience for 2021 and beyond

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — While no one could have predicted how Dollywood’s 35th anniversary season would begin in 2020, a strong finish to the year—coupled with extremely positive guest reviews of the overall park experience—means employees are gearing up for a busy 2021 season. Members of the media today toured Dollywood to see firsthand what guests can expect…

Terrie Zajo named General Manager of Kings Island Camp Cedar

MASON, Ohio — Terrie Zajo has been appointed General Manager of the new $27 million Kings Island Camp Cedar, under construction in Mason, Ohio. Scheduled to open in late spring, the luxury outdoor resort will feature modern cottages and full-service RV sites, all located less than a mile from the Kings Island front gate.  In her role as…

NC State Fair gets green light

RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina State Fair will return this year, Oct. 14-24, after a hiatus in 2020 due to COVID-19,  Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced Wednesday. During a news conference Troxler not only declared that there will be state fairs this fall, but he encouraged people to get vaccinated to ensure the events…

New Interactive Bowling! Imply Group presents the incredible Evolution Bowling Show

The future of Bowling has arrived! Imply Group presents the new EBS – Evolution Bowling Show. EBS is the innovative Interactive Bowling system with the latest technologies for entertainment. Thus providing total interactivity. EBS brings to the bowling alleys, amazing mapped dynamic projections, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, and much more! In this incredible…

Space Center Houston’s spring break honors the Apollo program

HOUSTON — Space Center Houston’s spring break, presented by the city of Webster, explores the excitement of the Apollo-era and future missions to the Moon. See the newly installed one-of-a-kind, seven-foot bronze statue depicting the Apollo 13 astronauts, Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred Haise. The Apollo 13 sculpture is the center’s newest addition to Rocket…