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New brews and fresh bites celebrate end-of-summer flavors at 4th Annual Bier Fest, opening Friday, August 13

By | August 4, 2021

TAMPA, Fla. — During the fourth year of Bier Fest at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, guests can sip seasonal beverage offerings and savor new recipes featuring fan-favorite breweries. Beer flows through the park on an all-new beer trail, weaving between iconic coasters, local live music and fascinating animal habitats while incorporating fan-favorite restaurants and outdoor culinary […]

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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk VP of Marketing and Sales Marg Lipton to become Executive Adviser

By | August 4, 2021

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — After 40 years marketing and promoting the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Marq Lipton is stepping down as the Santa Cruz Seaside Company’s Vice President of Marketing and Sales and transitioning to the role of Executive Adviser. As VP of Marketing and Sales, his department is responsible for branding, advertising, promotions, website […]

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Omid Aminifard named General Manager and Vice President of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

By | August 4, 2021

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Omid Aminifard, Vice President of Operations, has been promoted to the position of General Manager and Vice President of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Aminifard will lead multiple departments of the 114-year-old beachfront amusement park, including Operations, Maintenance/Development, Security/Safety, Food and Beverage, Information Technology/Entertainment, Marketing/Sales, and multiple concessionaire operators. “Omid has […]

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Skyline Attractions unveils new website, teases new ride concepts

By | August 4, 2021

ORLANDO — Skyline Attractions is thrilled to debut a new website and begin teasing a variety of new ride concepts, including several high-intensity flat rides and innovative roller coaster designs. Skyline’s new website is the first major overhaul to the SkylineAttractions.com domain since it was first introduced alongside the company’s debut in 2014. The new website was […]

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Rulantica’s custom ProSlide RideHOUSE – Svalgurok – takes aquatic play to another level, impressing guests and exceeding expectations

By | August 4, 2021

ProSlide Technology Inc., the industry leader in water ride design, technology and manufacturing, couldn’t be more pleased at the reception of their instantly iconic custom RideHOUSE installation, Svalgurok, at Europa-Park’s Rulantica. As part of ProSlide’s WaterKINGDOM suite of aquatic play rides and attractions, this RideHOUSE is already one of the most talked about expansions of […]

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Appetize launches Appetize Plus, an all-inclusive subscription plan to make Enterprise Point Of Sale more affordable

By | August 4, 2021

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Today, Appetize, a leading digital and mobile commerce platform, announced the launch of Appetize Plus (Appetize+), an all-inclusive subscription plan that conveniently bundles cloud-based software, hardware, payments and support into an affordable monthly fee. With Appetize Plus, enterprise businesses can upgrade to cloud POS, contactless payments and mobile ordering without having to allocate significant upfront costs […]

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Hearts are soaring during romance month at Melbourne Star

By | August 4, 2021

 MELBOURNE — August is known as the Romance Month, so why not spoil your dearest with a date night in the city. The month of romance is upon us, the perfect chance for a Valentine’s 2.0! What better way to make that special someone swoon than floating above the city day or night with a […]

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Amusement centers using Semnox’s Parafait/Tixera can now offer subscription products to their customers

By | August 4, 2021

Semnox’s suite of products for FEC’s, Parks and F&B Segments, in its latest Falcon release has included the capability to sell recurring memberships – also known as subscriptions. This addition is aimed at providing an opportunity for business owners to acquire a safe zone of recurring income, and a push to relook at how they […]

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The fun goes up when the sun goes down at Cedar Point Nights

By | August 3, 2021

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Cedar Point’s 150th anniversary celebration continues through Aug. 15, but beginning this Friday night, there’s another reason to party at The Point – Cedar Point Nights. The park’s summer nighttime beach festival is back Aug. 6 through Sept. 5.  The Famous Cedar Point BeachMore than 150 years ago, guests began flocking to the Cedar Point Beach […]

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Bolt: World’s first roller at sea coaster sets sail

By | August 3, 2021

Finally: After the Corona-related delay, the innovative cruise ship Mardi Gras is on the high seas. Also “on board” is the first roller coaster on the high seas, however not in the hold but as an attraction on the top deck: “BOLT: Ultimate Sea Coaster” MAURER Rides built the spectacular ride with the cruise company, […]

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