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Pennsylvania’s PACE ride safety seminar to be held in Bloomsburg

By | October 8, 2014

This year’s PACE Ride Safety Seminar will be held in Bloomsburg, Pa., October 27 through October 30. The annual seminar is jointly sponsored by the Pa. Amusement Parks Association (PAPA) and the Pa. State Showmen’s Association (PSSA) with the educational portion of the seminar led by instructors from the National Association of Amusement Ride Safety […]

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Registration now open for 43rd annual AIMS Safety Seminar and Certification Program

By | October 8, 2014

Nashville, Tenn. — Registration for AIMS International’s 43rd Annual Safety Seminar is now open and available online. This comprehensive seminar, to be held January 11-16, 2015 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Orlando, Florida, offers classroom and hands-on safety training along with invaluable networking opportunities for ride inspectors, maintenance, operations and aquatic personnel in the […]

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Golden Ticket Awards video and slides now online

By | October 6, 2014

ARLINGTON, Texas — For those that may have missed the 2014 Golden Ticket ceremony or wish to see it again, a copy of the entire show, made while it was live-streamed from SeaWorld San Diego, has been posted to Amusement Today’s YouTube channel is now available online. Also online are photos highlighting various aspects of […]

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Kentucky Kingdom announces plans for 2015

By | October 1, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As Kentucky Kingdom wraps up its 2014 season, the park’s management team is pleased with the solid results for this first year, but spends little time looking over its shoulder, announcing that “More Rides, More Water, More Hours, and More Fun” are on the way for 2015. According to Ed Hart, Kentucky […]

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Euro Attractions Show 2014 in Amsterdam breaks all records

By | September 26, 2014

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands — Over the three day period September 23 to 25, 2014, the Euro Attractions Show (EAS) realized the highest number of exhibitors, the largest amount of exhibit space, and a record attendance by visitors. It is the largest trade show for the attractions industry in Europe and this edition in Amsterdam has […]

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Amusement park historian Bob Goldsack has died

By | September 24, 2014

NASHUA, N.H. — Robert J. “Bob” Goldsack, 82, of Nashua, passed away Wednesday morning, August 13, 2014 at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua. Born and raised in Plainfield, New Jersey, he was the son of Robert and Marguerite Goldsack. He graduated from Plainfield High School where his fellow students elected him President of his 1949 […]

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Interlink’s Anderson passes away

By | September 15, 2014

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, United Kingdom — Mike Anderson, well-known throughout the amusement and theme park industry as part of the Interlink team, passed away at the end of August. Anderson began his career in the industry somewhat by default after he was asked to build a monorail for the UK park Flamingoland in North Yorkshire […]

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SeaWorld San Diego hosts Amusement Today’s annual Golden Ticket Awards

By | September 8, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – In an awards’ show hosted by SeaWorld San Diego, Amusement Today announced the winners of its prestigious 2014 Golden Ticket Awards, which are presented annually to the “Best of the Best” in the amusement industry. Calculated from an international poll conducted by Amusement Today, the Golden Ticket Awards are the results […]

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Historic Belmont Park donates iconic car to museum collection

By | September 5, 2014

Restored, 1925 Prior and Church car will be a jewel in museum collection. SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The nearly ninety year journey from iconic roller coaster to a beachside Saloon is finally ending as a coveted piece of history in the National Roller Coaster Museum. The Prior and Church car ironically sat in front of […]

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Golden Ticket schedule now online

By | September 3, 2014

ARLINGTON, Texas — The latest schedule for attendees of the Golden Ticket Awards, to be held September 5, 6 & 7, 2014, is now available as a PDF file. Attendees are encouraged to download the file to their smartphone for reference throughout the event. A paper copy of the schedule will also be available at […]

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