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IOA to insure Six Flags

By | January 19, 2012

Insurance Office of America (IOA) has become the official Property & Casualty insurance broker of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation. Effective January 1, 2012 the new agreement offers IOA the advantage of broad awareness building opportunities and high-profile branding through the use of in-park signage at Six Flags parks, web banner advertising on sixflags.com, Six Flags […]

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Premier Rides to design world’s tallest indoor coaster

By | January 17, 2012

Premier Rides has been selected to design and manufacture a signature high-thrill roller coaster for what will be the largest mixed-use development project in the world, the Great Mall of China. The Premier attraction, commissioned by the Berjaya Great Mall of China Co. Ltd., will be the tallest indoor roller coaster in the world. The […]

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Darien Lake appoints new general manager

By | January 17, 2012

Darien Lake Theme & Water Park Resort (Darien Lake) has named Bob Montgomery as the park’s new vice president and general manager. Montgomery has been employed by Herschend Family Entertainment (HFE), the management company of Darien Lake, for over a decade. Prior to HFE, Montgomery worked as vice president of operations and development at LEGOLAND, […]

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Prime Play announces second SAFRA project

By | January 17, 2012

Prime Play proudly announces one of its most anticipated projects of 2012 with SAFRA Toa Payoh, in Singapore. Toa Payoh is the second SAFRA project that Prime Play’s in-house team of experts has custom designed and built. Opening this spring, SAFRA’s newest Family Entertainment Center will offer a unique scavenger hunt attraction that provides fun, […]

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Stimulate your mind & business — attend the European Waterpark Symposium

By | January 12, 2012

Ideas, ideas, & more ideas….you’ll walk away with plenty of new ideas for you and your staff to make 2012 an even better year in terms of safety, operations and revenue generation. Join the European Committee for the European Waterpark Symposium, hosted by The Time Capsule, 28 & 29 February in Coatbridge, Scotland. Time spent learning from your industry’s […]

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Animal care becomes part of the guest experience at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

By | January 12, 2012

Busch Gardens welcomes guests to closely observe and even take part in the animal care experience when the Tampa park opens its new Animal Care Center on Jan. 23, 2012. From nutrition to treatments, X-rays to surgeries, much of Busch Gardens’ animal care will be conducted in guest view in this new state-of-the-art facility. “We […]

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“WODAN” – name of the new wooden rollercoaster revealed at Europa Park

By | January 11, 2012

Europa-Park is ending its 37th season with excellent results once again as visitor numbers exceeded four million. As the new year gets off to a start, Europa-Park’s managing partners, Roland and Jürgen Mack, have also finally revealed the name of the new wooden rollercoaster: “WODAN -Timburcoaster”. This new high-tech rollercoaster is set to open at […]

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Quassy to be honored as small business of the year

By | January 10, 2012

Quassy Amusement Park, a family-owned property in Middlebury, Conn., will be honored Thursday, Jan. 26, as the Small Business of the Year during the 2012 Harold Webster Smith Awards at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The Waterbury Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Council presents the annual awards. The Harold Webster Smith Awards were established by […]

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Free admission for children age five and younger at Florida’s SeaWorld and Busch Gardens

By | January 10, 2012

Children ages five and younger can now explore the wonders of Africa and the depths of the ocean for free with the new Busch Gardens & SeaWorld Preschool Pass. Little ones will experience kid-size thrills at Busch Gardens’ Sesame Street Safari of Fun and SeaWorld’s Shamu’s Happy Harbor play areas, get up close to their […]

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Wild Rivers waterpark closes after 26 seasons

By | January 6, 2012

Wild Rivers waterpark in Irvine, Calif. has been operating on the same plot of real estate for 26 years. Unfortunately, the 2011 season was its last at the current location. The property’s owner – Irvine, Co. – has elected to evict the waterpark and construct apartment housing units on the site. “While I am sad […]

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