Archive for April, 2009

Coney Island crossroads
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Coney Island crossroads

To most people, Coney Island is a famous New York City amusement park. In fact, it is a collection of several smaller parks and independent concessionaires. A century ago Coney Island had been the standard to which other traditional amusement parks of its era were compared and it was the veritable epicentre of new ride […]

Classic carousel for sale
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Classic carousel for sale

Looking for a classic wooden carousel? How about this majestic four-abreast ride, nearly a century old?

At what point in the future do you expect rides from emerging manufacturers in the East to be sold in the West?
By 27/04/2009 Read More →

At what point in the future do you expect rides from emerging manufacturers in the East to be sold in the West?

Rich Allen, S&S Worldwide (pictured): Although the Far East has already developed significant manufacturing capability for the mass production of goods, S&S has been fortunate to have maintained strong sales of our products in that region.

Ups & Downs
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Ups & Downs

May 2009

Figures of Fun
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Figures of Fun

May 2009

Del Grosso’s adds three rides
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Del Grosso’s adds three rides

DelGrosso’s Amusement Park, Tipton, Pennsylvania, has purchased three rides for the 2009 season from Cypress Gardens, and expects to have them up and running for opening day in early May.

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Kernels

May 2009 According to an interview in the Dutch newspaper Financieele Dagblad, Efteling is looking at the possibility of setting up a second establishment abroad. Director Bart de Boer told the publication that any other attraction would match the original theme park in being family-focused with a fairytale theme: ‚ÄúThat is what we are good […]

Dino Park opens new outlet
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Dino Park opens new outlet

West Media, the operator of the Dino Park chain in the Czech Republic and Slovakia (see profile here), has opened a fourth outlet in the city of Ostrava.

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Bart Kinzel named at Carowinds

Bart Kinzel has been named the new vice-president and general manager of Carowinds, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Animal Maze opens in Hong Kong
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Animal Maze opens in Hong Kong

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