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IAAPA Expo Europe: Mobaro to showcase why their unique digital workflows between maintenance and operations are preferred by so many attractions globally

By | August 18, 2022

When the CMMS and ride operations solution providers from Mobaro visit this year’s expos, their audience should expect an abundance of valuable changes that makes the offering even more appealing to visitor attractions. At the same time, the return of the company’s famed Mobeero is set to spark a great mood at booth #2218 at […]

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Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops founder and noted conservationist, continues to celebrate and share the beauty of the Ozarks with new Thunder Ridge Nature Arena at Big Cedar Lodge

By | August 18, 2022

RIDGEDALE, Mo. — Heralded as one of the most iconic amphitheaters and arenas in all of North America, the newly expanded Thunder Ridge is set to re-open in September hosting Thunder Days, a Professional Bull Rider team series competition. The breathtaking, nature-based outdoor venue is a pet project of noted conservationist Johnny Morris, the founder of […]

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Kennywood and Idlewild now hiring hundreds for bigger and better Halloween events in 2022

By | August 18, 2022

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — Spooky season at Kennywood and Idlewild starts in little more than a month, and park leaders need more than 350 new recruits to bring the fall fun and frights to life.  Kennywood and Idlewild will give guests the largest and longest Halloween seasons ever in 2022. Phantom Fall Fest at Kennywoodand HallowBOO! at Idlewild begin Saturday, September 24, and […]

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Innovative FOTO welcomes back the Zoos and Aquariums Conference with expansive photo booth showcase

By | August 18, 2022

CONCORD, N.C. — Dedicated to serving the attractions industry with cutting-edge photo booth technology to leverage the guest experience and venue profitability, DNP Imagingcomm’s Innovative FOTO today announces its participation in the upcoming Association of Zoos and Aquariums Conference (AZA) on Aug 30th – 31st in Baltimore, Md. “After two years without an in-person AZA show, we could not be more excited […]

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Following a two-year hiatus, Winchester Mystery House returns with its popular Halloween show — Unhinged

By | August 18, 2022

SAN JOSE — Following a two-year hiatus, Winchester Mystery House announced today that its popular immersive Halloween show will return this fall with an entirely new chapter, Unhinged: Nightshade’s Curse. Anticipated to be the premier Halloween haunt in the South Bay, this years’ experience invites guests into a real-life paranormal thriller. Featuring a new storyline and terrifying new scares, […]

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Unimaginable Horrors revealed as part of sinister slate of original experiences coming to Universal Orlando Resort’s Halloween Horror Nights 2022

By | August 17, 2022

ORLANDO, Fla. — Universal Orlando Resort reveals more gruesome details about the impending terror that awaits guests brave enough to face Halloween Horror Nights 2022 – including the six horrifying original concepts that complete this year’s lineup of 10 haunted houses, five sinister scare zones and two live shows. The event kicks off Friday, September 2 […]

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Embed to enable amusement industry in UK and Europe to transition from ‘coins to cashless’

By | August 17, 2022

DUBAI, UAE — Transforming the business of fun since 2001, Embed, the ultimate cashless solutions provider for the amusement, entertainment, and leisure industries is set to bring their latest breakthrough innovations to the IAAPA Expo Europe show in London, United Kingdom on September 13 to 15. With over 1,000 customers and more than 3,000 installations around […]

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The 49th season of Knott’s Scary Farm turns nightmares into reality with new signature scares

By | August 16, 2022

BUENA PARK, Calif. — The most immersive Halloween experience in Southern California, Knott’s Scary Farm, returns with unimaginable new scares and terrifying twists for its 49th frightful year. Every inch of the park transforms into everyone’s worst nightmare as the most horrendous monsters await around every corner ready to turn you into their next victim. This […]

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Red Arrows take to the skies at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

By | August 16, 2022

The Red Arrows took to the skies at Blackpool Pleasure Beach this weekend as they visited the resort to take part in Blackpool’s annual Air Show. The world’s premier aerobatic display team took time out before their spectacular display to meet fans and pose for photos before enjoying a turn on some of the park’s […]

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Moody Gardens introduces a new event for divers, ocean lovers, and conservationists August 19-21

By | August 16, 2022

GALVESTON, Texas — Moody Gardens invites those who appreciate, dive, study, work or play in the ocean to attend, Dive into the Gulf: An Exposition August 19 to 21. This unique event will be filled with speakers, dive equipment, vendors, opportunities to try SCUBA diving, and a Behind the Scenes Tour at the Aquarium Pyramid. A special Currents […]

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