Archive for June, 2007

Make the right first impression!
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Make the right first impression!

How to ensure your signs stand out Every day as people drive to work, school, home or other destinations, they see hundreds of signs from the businesses they pass. Unfortunately, many of these signs turn customers away before they even make it to the location in question. Drue Townsend explains how parks and attractions operators […]

Tube Sensations
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Tube Sensations

by Van Egdom Dutch waterpark specialist Van Egdom is marketing an exciting new range of waterslides called Tube Sensations.

Up-Sell
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Up-Sell

by OmniTicket Network Park owners are being offered a new way up-sell to guests courtesy of OmniTicket Network.

MyVidayo
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MyVidayo

by KPN/Van Egdom A number of parks are offering on-ride DVDs this season, but now two Dutch companies have partnered to develop what could be the first such system exclusively for waterpark attractions.

Ups & Downs
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Ups & Downs

July 2007

Figures of Fun
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Figures of Fun

July 2007

Trimper Rides threatened
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Trimper Rides threatened

Trimper Rides, a 117-year-old iconic park in Ocean City, Maryland, has added two new rides from Zamperla this season, however the Flying Tigers (pictured) and Speedway could be the last new additions ever. Soaring property taxes and other increased costs are forcing the Trimper family to consider closing.

Regulatory woes at Castaway Cove
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Regulatory woes at Castaway Cove

Three months after it was installed, the new Xtreme Cyclone (pictured), a Technical Park Street Fighter, remains idle at Playland’s Castaway Cove, Ocean City, New Jersey.

Le Grande Cirque
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Le Grande Cirque

Quality new show for Darien Lake Darien Lake Theme Park Resort, Darien Center, New York, is marking its 26th season with the introduction of the new Le Grande Cirque show from Spirit of the Dance Productions.

Thomas & Friends join Six Flags New England
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Thomas & Friends join Six Flags New England

Thomas Town is now open at Six Flags New England, Agawam, Massachusetts. Centred around a train ride on a Thomas the Tank Engine replica, the new area takes guests on a journey through Thomas’ mythical home on the Island of Sodor.