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Frontier City adding water activity play area

By | February 16, 2012

Frontier City has announced the largest water activity structure in Oklahoma. The all new Wild West Water Works interactive play structure will be the coolest place to hang out at Oklahoma’s only theme park. This exciting new water feature is five stories tall (52 feet), with 198 ways to get wet, eight colorful slides, a […]

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Six Flags delivers record full year 2011 adjusted EBITDA

By | February 15, 2012

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX) announced today that Adjusted EBITDA(1) reached a record $350 million for full year 2011, an improvement of $55 million or 19 percent over 2010, primarily as a result of higher guest spending and lower cash operating costs. Full year 2011 Modified EBITDA(2) margin, the most directly comparable measure of […]

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Hawaiian Falls Waco pours Wave Pool

By | February 14, 2012

More than 100 cement trucks rolled in and out of Hawaiian Falls Waco Monday, February 6, delivering more than 800 yards of concrete to create a wave pool the size of a football field. Located at 900 Lake Shore Drive, on the site of the former Waco City Water Park, Hawaiian Falls Waco will employ […]

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IAAPA brings management program to Hong Kong

By | February 14, 2012

The intensive, two-day Institute for Attractions Managers, offered for the first time in Asia by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), will take place immediately prior to Asian Attractions Expo (AAE) 2012, 3 – 5 June in Hong Kong. The program has been presented throughout Europe, the United States, and Latin America. […]

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Ghost Town finds new buyer, could open in 2012

By | February 9, 2012

North Carolina’s Ghost Town in the Sky has a new owner who has stepped up to make sure the beleaguered mountain top theme park is returned to its former glory. Alaska Presley was there to help the Maggie Valley amusement park get started more than 50 years ago. But over recent years, the park fell […]

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Bluegrass Boardwalk, Inc. may reopen Louisville park

By | February 8, 2012

Members of the Koch family in Santa Claus, Indiana, continue to explore re-opening Louisville’s amusement and water park in 2013. Four family members have formed a new company – Bluegrass Boardwalk, Incorporated – to negotiate a lease agreement with the Kentucky State Fair Board, secure financing, and apply for economic development incentives from the Commonwealth […]

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Las Vegas’ Splash Canyon Waterpark to Open Spring 2013

By | February 6, 2012

Splash Canyon Waterpark officials recently announced the $20 million family waterpark in southwest Las Vegas will open spring 2013. It was expected to open Memorial Day weekend. Opening Splash Canyon next year was a collective decision by the investor group to ensure a full first-year season for passholders, maintain a standard of quality and add […]

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South Korea’s Lotte World Waterpark $22M Deal Signed with WhiteWater

By | February 2, 2012

Lotte World, known as the world’s largest indoor theme park in Seoul, South Korea, has just signed the largest contract in the waterpark industry with WhiteWater to open a new waterpark to be located in Kimhae, near Busan, South Korea. The $22 million contract specifies that WhiteWater will engineer, manufacture and install 100% of the […]

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Hersheypark’s Skyrush tops out at 200 feet

By | January 31, 2012

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Six Flags Great America reaches high point in X-Flight construction

By | January 31, 2012

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