AECOM awarded program management contract by China’s Elite Global Group

AECOM awarded program management contract by China’s Elite Global Group

Global infrastructure firm AECOM has announced today that China-based Elite Global Group Limited (EGGL) has engaged AECOM Asia Company to provide comprehensive, integrated program management services.  AECOM will provide its industry-leading, large capital project program management services to EGGL as it seeks to advance development of its US$1.85 billion, 250-acre Nickelodeon-themed project, a central feature […]

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Premier Farm Fair GameChanger in Bayern Park, Germany

Premier Farm Fair GameChanger in Bayern Park, Germany

Lagotronics Projects announces the first Farm Fair GameChanger will open May 2018 in Bayern Park, Germany. Bayern Park is a great Adventureland for families. This family-owned theme park is always working to develop new ideas to attract both regular visitors and new visitors alike to the park. They have a range of new features planned […]

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BALPPA Making Magic

BALPPA Making Magic

This year sees the first FEC Trade Exhibition and Excellence Awards, organized by BALPPA on the 27 November 2017 at Drayton Manor to recognise and bring together members and non members of the indoor play and family entertainment centre businesses in the UK. Magic Makers, the registered charity of The Partyman Company which runs a […]

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Skyline Attractions launches Skywarp

Skyline Attractions launches Skywarp

Skyline Attractions unveiled the lead vehicle from their newest ride, Skywarp, at the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida. The ride, which will debut at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in 2018, caps what has been an exciting year for the Florida-based company. “To see Skywarp go from concept to thrilling riders in 18 months […]

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Axolotl comes to Sea Life Orlando Aquarium

Axolotl comes to Sea Life Orlando Aquarium

They are one of the world’s weirdest, cutest and most critically-endangered creatures, and now visitors to Sea Life Orlando Aquarium can journey deep into the lakes of Mexico to meet ‘The Last Dragons’ before they disappear. Axolotls, (pronounced ACK-suh-LAH-tuhl), also known as a Mexican salamander or a Mexican walking fish, are among the most widely […]

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Disneyland announces new hotel and parking enhancements

Disneyland announces new hotel and parking enhancements

For the first time in almost two decades, the Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, California, will open a new hotel. Set to break ground next summer and open in 2021, the 700-room hotel will transform the west end of the Downtown Disney District and anchor a new gateway to the Disneyland Resort. Featuring a sophisticated design with […]

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Purgatory Adding Mountain Coaster

Purgatory Adding Mountain Coaster

An ADG Mountain Coaster is under development at Purgatory Resort in Durango, Colorado. This is ADG’s second mountain coaster project in Colorado to be undertaken this year, and is scheduled to open in 2018. Purgatory’s new Inferno Mountain Coaster will feature over 4,000 feet (1,219 m) of track with nine switchbacks, one 360º loop, and […]

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Euro-Fighter destined for Darien Lake

Euro-Fighter destined for Darien Lake

According to documents submitted to the Genesee County Planning Board, Darien Lake, Darien Center, New York, plans to add a custom Euro-Fighter roller coaster from Gerstlauer Amusement Rides for the 2018 season. The new ride, a $5 million investment,  will replace the Thunder Rapids log flume, one of the park’s oldest attractions. The yet-to-be-named roller […]

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Dollywood invests in entertainment lineup

Dollywood invests in entertainment lineup

Dolly Parton has announced an  announced an entertainment lineup for her Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennesse that represents an investment $1 million greater than any season-long entertainment schedule in the park’s history.   Hailing the year as a ‘Season of Showstoppers,’ Parton Dollywood’s 2018 entertainment roster begins with Dollywood’s Festival of Nations, March […]

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Dividend Increases Nine Percent at Six Flags

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation has announced that its board of directors declared a fourth quarter cash dividend of $0.70 per share of common stock payable December 11, 2017 to shareholders of record as of November 30, 2017. The new dividend represents a nine percent increase on an annualized basis. “Our high-recurring revenue, industry-high margins and […]

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