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Clearwater Marine Aquarium launches weather guarantee with sensible weather

By | April 12, 2024

LOS ANGELES — Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Florida’s marine life rescue center, announces it will now offer guests Weather Guarantees in partnership with Sensible Weather, the leading weather protection provider for travel and outdoor experiences. Through this partnership, CMA is the first aquarium to offer this first-of-its-kind protection. Perfectly timed for unpredictable spring weather, this partnership allows […]

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Universal Orlando Resort reveals stellar details about its two newest hotels, Universal Stella Nova Resort and Universal Terra Luna Resort

By | April 12, 2024

ORLANDO — Today, Universal Orlando Resort reveals inspiring details about its two newest shining stars, Universal Stella Nova Resort, opening January 21, 2025, and Universal Terra Luna Resort, opening February 25, 2025. Brought to life by the award-winning Universal Creative team and co-owned and operated by Loews Hotels & Co, the alluring hotels place guests and clients […]

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Zero Latency Irving offers thrilling worlds and innovative free-roam VR on a large scale

By | April 11, 2024

IRVING, Texas — Zero Latency, the global leader in immersive entertainment and creator of the largest free-roam VR network in the world, is now open in Irving, Texas, offering the opportunity to get fully immersed in a variety of mind-bending worlds. Even if you think you know what to expect when it comes to VR, […]

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Grandisimo – a grand vew view of San Antonio

By | April 11, 2024

ICON Experiences is making plans to add an elevated entertainment experience to downtown San Antonio, creating a welcoming destination for family, friends, and visitors to rise above their daily view and discover a one-of-a-kind San Antonio. The first-class destination will be anchored by Grandisimo, a 200-foot-tall observation wheel that celebrates the larger-than-life spirit of Texas. […]

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Gateway Ticketing Systems welcomes new Human Resources Director Kristen Hasenaur to executive team

By | April 10, 2024

GILBERTSVILLE, Pa. — Gateway Ticketing Systems, the world leader in ticketing, admission control, and revenue-generating solutions for the attractions industry, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Kristen Hasenauer as the new Human Resources Director and member of the executive leadership team.  Kristen’s role will be pivotal in shaping and executing human resources strategies that align […]

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Mexico City’s newest amusement park installs Intercard technology

By | April 10, 2024

ST. LOUIS — Intercard has installed its cashless technology in Aztlan Urban Park, the new amusement park located in Mexico City’s famous Bosque de Chapultepec, one of the world’s largest urban parks. Aztlan Urban Park replaces an older amusement park and is part of the city government’s plan to refresh the popular destination, which includes museums, […]

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AMOA transitions to new leadership for 2024-2025

By | April 9, 2024

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — During its 2024 Annual Membership Meeting in Las Vegas, AMOA elected a new class of directors. The new Class of 2027, consisting of eight operators and distributors from around the country, are: In addition, the following 2024-2025 AMOA Principal Officers, elected at its Mid-Year Board Meeting in September 2023, took the […]

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Extreme Engineering elevates golf entertainment with world’s first golf ball cannons at Atomic Golf

By | April 9, 2024

ATHENS, Texas — Extreme Engineering, a global leader in family coasters, attractions, and engineering design, proudly announces the debut of the world’s first commercial golf ball cannons at Las Vegas’ newest venue, Atomic Golf. Positioned as a bold brand of golf entertainment, Atomic Golf offers an expansive 99,000 square feet of entertainment, fun, and games, making it one […]

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Introducing “Destination KCK”: a new multi-use, 180-acre entertainment hub coming to Kansas City, Kansas

By | April 9, 2024

BONNER SPRINGS, Kansas — Adventure enthusiasts will soon be ableto pack their bags and visit Destination KCK, a world-class, year-round entertainment destination coming to Bonner Springs, Kansas in Wyandotte County. Destination KCK will captivate visitors with immersive themed areas accessible by foot or boat, that offer a blend of distinctive retail and dining experiences. Highlights include a luxurious RV […]

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Business development and marketing expert Lisa Jey Schanley joins JRA as director of business development

By | April 4, 2024

CINCINNATI, Ohio —  JRA, part of RWS Global has announced the hiring of Lisa Jey Schanley as its new Director of Business Development. Schanley currently serves on the Themed Entertainment Association Board of Directors, Western Division, and is the co-chair of the Communications Committee. In her new role, Schanley will spearhead the strategic development of […]

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