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August 2021

By | July 22, 2021

The August 2021 issue of Amusement Today is available for FREE via Digital Edition and/or downloadable PDF! Phoenix rises at Deno’s Wonder Wheel Park New offerings spotlight Cedar Point’s 150 year history RMC gives rise to the Jersey Devil Mack spinning coaster at Plopsaland De Panne Kings Island Camp Cedar opens Massive crowds enter Marvel stories at Disney’s Avengers Campus Quassy’s Rock […]

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Water coaster coming to Quassy as park reveals largest investment ever

By | July 14, 2021

MIDDLEBURY, Conn. — Quassy Amusement & Waterpark here today unveiled what will be the single largest investment in the park’s 113-year history. Quassy President Eric Anderson announced that the family-owned property would build a new water raft ride in Quassy’s Splash Away Bay waterpark for the 2022 season. “This new attraction will actually be what […]

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Zamperla unveils new coaster model: Double Heart Lightning

By | June 25, 2021

AT: Tim Baldwin VICENZA, Italy — Zamperla is one of the most well-known manufacturers in the amusement industry. The portfolio of rides the company offers is impressively broad. Among the up-and-coming products for Zamperla is its roller coaster lineup. Just recently, a new compact thriller has been announced. Dubbed Double Heart Lightning, this multi-launch coaster checks […]

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July 2021 issue

By | June 22, 2021

The July 2021 issue of Amusement Today is available for FREE via Digital Edition and/or downloadable PDF! Silverwood adds Stunt Pilot from RMC WhiteWater Wests’s Tusnami Surge anchors Hurricane Harbor in Chicago Legoland New York opens Dragon Slayer from S&S debuts at Adventureland Zamperla unveils new coaster model Knott’s Berry Farm reaches the century mark Crystal Lagoons Resort breaks ground in Arizona […]

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Crystal Lagoons Island Resort breaks ground in Glendale, Arizona

By | June 19, 2021

Resort to feature first ever Mattel-themed Adventure Park GLENDALE, Ariz. — Crystal Lagoons Island Resort officially broke ground  on June 10 in Glendale, Arizona on property across the street from State Farm Stadium, home to the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals. The resort will be home to a massive Crystal Lagoon, retail shops, restaurants, hotel and the […]

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Nominations for 2021 Golden Tickets

By | June 7, 2021

In addition to the multiple core categories of the Golden Ticket Awards, a group of specific awards will reflect advancements in the industry. With the pandemic having significant effects on the 2020 season, both 2020 and 2021 will be combined in certain categories. Amusement Today is seeking nominations of worthy recipients. Nominations can be made […]

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Amusement Today will host 2021 Golden Ticket Awards online

By | May 28, 2021

ARLINGTON, Texas — Amusement Today Publisher Gary Slade has announced that the 2021 Golden Ticket Awards voting would return to it normal selection of categories and a special presentation event will be held online. “After an extensive search to find the right location for our annual in-person event, it became clear that our industry is […]

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Dubai-based children’s play area and cafe chain implements Semnox Cashless RFID System

By | May 28, 2021

Dubai-based children’s play area and cafe chain Fiafia has successfully implemented Semnox’s Cashless RFID wristband system, Handheld POS, F&B POS and Inventory Management system for its outlets located at Ferdous and its new facility at DIFC. Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, and as we begin to see light of the day with the vaccination, the industry […]

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June 2021 issue

By | May 27, 2021

The June 2021 issue of Amusement Today is available for FREE via Digital Edition and/or downloadable PDF! Universal delivers Jurassic Park: VelociCoaster Amusement Expo International 2021 preview 2021 Golden Ticket Awards to be held online New Funplex lights up Myrtle Beach sky Miler coaster to see new life at Traders Village Wisdom Tornado touches down at Knoebels Martin & Vleminckx constructing new […]

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Eat or be eaten: new ride and food festival serve up fun at Lake Compounce

By | May 27, 2021

BRISTOL, Conn. — Lake Compounce’s big 175th birthday celebration gets even more massive starting Memorial Day Weekend. Venus Vortex, Lake Compounce’s largest water slide to date, opens for adventurous riders Saturday, May 29. After being devoured by the Venus flytrap-themed thriller, guests can do the dining themselves throughout June at the first-ever Bites and Pints Food & Drink […]

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