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DECEMBER 2021

By | November 30, 2021

The DECEMBER 2021 issue includes: 2021 IAFE Convention and Trade Show come to San Antonio Annual Holiday Cooking Guide Gerstlauer, Ride Entertainment bring one-of-a-kind coaster to Texas Holiday merriment unfolds in parks across the country Almost 1.6 million attend Arizona State Fair The Great Frederick Fair has successful run Upgrades and a new slide in store for […]

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ENSO spins into Blackpool Pleasure Beach for 2022

By | November 19, 2021

The UK’s first and only double launch rollercoaster ICON is getting twisted next Spring with ENSŌ.  In a first for Europe, riders on ICON’s rear two seats will spin and twist freely during the ride’s existing thrilling duration.  ICON’s exhilarating high speed accelerations, electrifying twists and turns and heart stopping interactions will all be turned […]

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Holovis and Legoland New York Resort win prestigious Brass Ring Award at IAAPA Expo 2021

By | November 19, 2021

Holovis and LEGOLAND New York were the proud recipients of a second place Brass Ring Award at the IAAPA 2021 Expo in Orlando for LEGO Factory Adventure Ride, the brand new attraction that opened with the resort this Summer. The ride was awarded in the “Major Ride/Attraction Product cost of more than US$5 million” category. LEGOLAND New […]

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Intercard’s IAAPA customer appreciation party reunites its global family

By | November 19, 2021

ST. LOUIS — Intercard’s festive IAAPA Attractions Expo Customer Appreciation Party reunited more than 200 members of the company’s global family of customers, staff and industry colleagues for an evening of good cheer on November 16, 2021. Guests came from as far away as Asia, Australia, the Middle East and South America to celebrate the […]

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November II 2021 — IAAPA Expo issue

By | November 11, 2021

The NOVEMBER II 2021 IAAPA Expo issue includes: Zamperla introduces its Family Launched Coaster Operating playbook changes for Orlando’s family entertainment centers Legoland Florida celebrates 10 years SeaWorld San Antonio announces S&S Screamin’ Swing Margaritaville Biloxi’s new amusement park getting off the ground Unique Mega Blaster arcade machine takes second crack at industry Lagotronics’ Battle Arena: laser […]

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November 2021 Pre-IAAPA issue

By | October 26, 2021

The NOVEMBER 2021 Pre-IAAPA issue includes: IAAPA Expo 2021 preview Walt Disney World celebrate 50 years Six Flags Fiesta Texas gives Poltergeist complete makeover Big Rivers Waterpark and Adventures expanding Holidays boost Fun-Land of Fredericksburg Kansas State Fair not impacted by COVID-19 Ocean Park adds Water World expansion Niagara Splash World reopens part of Fantasy […]

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IAAPA names Wuthichai Luangamornlert, ICAE, as Second Vice Chair and elects new Board Members for 2022

By | September 29, 2021

ORLANDO — The board of directors of IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, elected five new board members for 2022, including Wuthichai Luangamornlert, ICAE, as second vice chair, during its meeting on Sept. 25 in Barcelona, Spain. Luangamornlert is managing director, Siam Park Bangkok Co. Ltd, operator of the largest water and amusement in Bangkok. He will […]

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October 2021 issue

By | September 29, 2021

The OCTOBER 2021 issue includes: Alpine Springs adds new thrills to Water World Energylandia expands with addition of Aqualantis Gerstlauer’s Defiance coming to Glenwood Caverns Weigand mountain coaster delivers at Shepherd of the Hills Time to get scared as nation’s parks present Halloween events Kings Dominion and S&S Worldwide partner on new coaster Maryland State Fair […]

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Hugo Loyola receives the 2021 AIMS International Safety Award

By | September 14, 2021

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 number one concern for guests and employees worldwide, efforts in improving safety are shown in many forms: the design and implementation of new products and […]

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Amusement Today bestows 2021 Golden Ticket Awards in 27 categories

By | September 9, 2021

Online presentation showcases National Roller Coaster Museum in Plainview, Texas ARLINGTON, Texas — Started in 1998, the Golden Ticket Awards were established by Amusement Today to shine a spotlight on the amusement park industry by recognizing the “Best of the Best.” Today, they are among the most sought-after awards among theme parks, amusement parks, family […]

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