Archive For June, 2013

RWS and Associates to produce original shows for Holland America Line

By | June 26, 2013

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. — RWS and Associates Entertainment, Inc., a NYC based, Emmy Award winning, full service entertainment firm specializing in live productions, has been tapped by Holland America Line as a new partner. The two firms are collaborating to expand and enhance the live stage experience aboard Holland America Line’s remodeled main stage […]

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Tropical Capital Corp. sells loan portfolio to Boulevard Bank

By | June 26, 2013

Allied International Holdings, Inc. (“Allied”) has announced that Tropic Capital Corp. (“Tropic”) recently sold the majority of its loan portfolio to Boulevard Bank. Prairie Financial (“Prairie”), a division of Boulevard Bank will service the loans on behalf of the bank.  While Tropic succeeded for many years in servicing the Outdoor Amusement Industry, the recent costly […]

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Keep up with your news

By | June 24, 2013

Amusementtoday.com has all of the latest news on the amusement going on around the United States. Amusementnews.com gives us an insight on the new and exciting things that are happening. If you look, you can see that they are reporting on the new amusement park ride at Busch Gardens. The ride is called the Falcons Fury. […]

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Amanda Thompson, Bob Rippy, and Tom Mehrmann headline CEO Speak event at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2013

By | June 21, 2013

Amanda Thompson, managing director of Blackpool Pleasure Beach in the UK; Bob Rippy, president of Jungle Rapids/Wrightsville Farms Management Group, Inc. in the USA; and Tom Mehrmann, chief executive of Ocean Park Corp. in Hong Kong will participate in CEO Speak, a leadership panel discussion on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Orange County Convention Center […]

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Core Cashless readies new Paydia mobile app for summer release

By | June 20, 2013

LENEXA, Kan. — Core Cashless is a company that founded itself on innovation. Today, Core Cashless Systems are in place at hundreds of locations worldwide; from theme parks to FECs to cruise ships. However, the landscape is changing and the needs of most operators are following suit. Learning from the many experiences we earned along […]

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IAAPA’s Asian Attractions Expo 2013 reaches new heights

By | June 19, 2013

Preliminary estimates indicate a record-breaking 5,350 industry professionals participated in Asian Attractions Expo 2013 (AAE 2013), one of the fastest-growing exhibitions and conferences for the attractions industry in the Asia-Pacific region. The growth of the industry in the region was mirrored at the four-day Expo with a record number of buyers and a record number […]

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Thousands participate in attempt for world’s largest swim lesson

By | June 19, 2013

Overland Park, Kansas – Kids, families and Olympic Gold Medalists from coast to coast came together yesterday to set a new Guinness World Record™ for the Largest Simultaneous Swimming Lesson ever conducted. Team WLSL, which set the first record in 2010, needed more than 24,873 participants from around the globe to set a fourth consecutive […]

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SeaWorld Orlando returns manatee to waters near Boca Grande after rehabilitation

By | June 18, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. — SeaWorld Orlando’s animal rescue team returned Gibb the manatee to the waters near Boca Grande, on Florida’s southwest coast. Gibb was originally rescued by animal experts at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo on October 26, 2012 during one of the worst red tide blooms scientists had seen in over a decade. Gibb finished […]

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WhiteWater’s original attraction, the AquaSphere, set to debut at Australia’s Frankston Regional Aquatic Centre

By | June 17, 2013

FRANKSTON CITY, Australia — WhiteWater is pleased to announce the commission of a new and thrilling family slide complex to Australia’s newest multi-purpose aquatic centre, The Frankston Regional Aquatic Centre. Currently under construction and set to open in mid-2014, the centre will feature WhiteWater’s AquaSphere, a 79-metre long thrill slide, combined with a 114-metre long […]

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American Coaster Enthusiasts’ 36th National Convention set for Six Flags New England, Canobie Lake Park, Palace Playland and Funtown Splashtown USA

By | June 15, 2013

American Coaster Enthusiasts to ride one of the nation’s highest ranked coasters and award Landmark Coaster status to a historic wood coaster. NEW ENGLAND — Nearly 400 roller coaster enthusiasts from across the U.S., three Canadian provinces, plus France and Australia will descend on Six Flags New England, Canobie Lake Park, Palace Playland and Funtown […]

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