US Thrill Rides introduces the Sky Screamer, the rebirth of a legendary attraction!

ORLANDO — Bill Kitchen, legendary ride and attraction inventor, introduces the Sky Screamer.  He’s optimistic about the near future as theme park fanatics are enthusiastic about getting out to discover what thrilling new experiences the industry has to offer. Bill’s original invention, SkyCoaster takes up to three brave riders into a skydiving experience as they…

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts awards entertainment management contract to RWS Entertainment Group

New York, N.Y. — RWS Entertainment Group today announced it will partner with Hershey Entertainment & Resorts to manage live entertainment for Hersheypark amusement park, a 121-acre theme park with family-friendly rides and thrilling coasters in Hershey, Pa. “For more than a decade, we have trusted RWS to help us conceive and produce dozens of…

Proslide and SeaWorld launch the world’s tallest outdoor dueling pipeline racing ride

ORLANDO — ProSlide Technology Inc., the industry leader in water ride design, manufacturing, and technology recently completed the world’s tallest outdoor Dueling PIPEline racing ride, launched earlier this month at SeaWorld Aquatica Orlando, in Orlando Florida. Named Riptide Race, the competitive racing ride is the world’s tallest Dueling PIPEline gravity racing ride standing at a thrilling 67’…

Polin offers innovative solutions for campings and caravan parks

TURKEY — Like many other market segments – from theme parks, cruise ships to recreational facilities, campgrounds are eager to give guests thrilling waterpark experiences during their visits. The outdoor hospitality sector, which includes campgrounds, caravan parks, recreation vehicle parks, and glamping has emerged from a low-cost tourism niche to a mainstream, versatile recreation experience,…

Hotel industry & union join to urge Congress for aid

WASHINGTON D.C. — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and UNITE HERE, the largest hospitality workers union in North America, today joined forces to call on Congress to pass the Save Hotel Jobs Act. The bill, introduced by U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and U.S. Representative Charlie Crist (D-Fla.), provides a lifeline to hotel workers, providing…

WonderFair days ahead

WEST ALLIS, Wis. — The Wisconsin State Fair Park officials are excited to announce the 170th Wisconsin State Fair will take place in accordance with health guidelines at the time of the Fair, Thursday, Aug. 5 thru Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021.  “In January, the Wisconsin State Fair Park Board approved a goal to have a…

Rally Studios releases latest drone film project of Nickelodeon Universe in Mall of America

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Rally Studios, a Minneapolis creative studio, today released their latest drone film project capturing amazing and one-of-a-kind footage of Mall of America and its theme park, Nickelodeon Universe. On the heels of their drone footage from Bryant Lake Bowl, the creators behind Rally Studios set out for another iconic Minnesota drone shoot: Mall of America….

Happy birthday Kings Island!

On April 29, 1972, Kings Island opened its gates and welcomed guests for the first time, setting the stage for nearly 50 years of world class thrills, fun and family memories.  When the park first opened, there were just over 60 attractions for the public to enjoy. Today, after years of investments, there are more…

Late night riding at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

On Saturday 1st May, Blackpool Pleasure Beach will be open until 10pm for May Day Bank Holiday weekend fun during the first Late Night Riding event of the year. For one great price, all guests can enjoy their favourite rides after dark and experience the spectacle that is Blackpool Pleasure Beach illuminated at night. With the…

Jeff Davis ‘on the move’

Jeff Davis has joined the Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom team as the new director of operations. While Davis is new to the Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, he is no stranger to the amusement industry. Davis brings 25 years of leadership experience to his new role with positions such as vice president of operations at…