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Multiple projects progressing at Intamin

Multiple projects progressing at Intamin

At the recent IAAPA Expo, Intamin proudly displayed the lead car for the world’s fastest multi-launch coaster that will open 2020. Pantheon at Busch Gardens Williamsburg features four launches, reaching a top speed of 73 mph. But Intamin is multi-talented and delivers a variety of new attractions every year. According to Intamin’s Sascha Czibulka, its […]

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PTC busy doing rehabs

PTC busy doing rehabs

Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters (PTC) recently received its third patent in two years for an improved locking mechanism for passenger restraints. They are currently very busy. “We have a lot of work back at the shop,” acknowledges PTC president Tom Rebbie. Fifteen American parks have their coaster trains in the shop for winter overhaul and rehabilitation. […]

Triotech launches the Storm

Triotech launches the Storm

Following its iconic predecessors, the Typhoon and the Mad Wave Theater, both best-selling coin-op simulators that still populate most FECs and arcades around the world, Triotech has launched the Storm, an interactive VR coin-op game that features two competing players sitting side-by-side on motion seats. “What is unique about the Storm is that it is […]

WhiteWater wins Brass Ring  for Tailspin at Whirlin’ Water Adventure Waterpark

WhiteWater wins Brass Ring for Tailspin at Whirlin’ Water Adventure Waterpark

At the recent IAAPA Expo, WhiteWater received a Brass Ring Award for Tailspin in the Best New Product: Water Park Ride/Attraction category. A big anchor attraction without the associated price tag, Tailspin has been designed to deliver a thrilling ride experience and high impact presence while also being an affordable to buy and affordable to […]

ProSlide receives 4th Impact Award

ProSlide receives 4th Impact Award

ProSlide Technology Inc. was honoured to be recognised by IAAPA, for the fourth time, with the industry Impact Award for Dueling PipelineBlast/FlyingSaucer Water Coaster. The Impact Award is presented to a winner of one of the Best New Products (categories 1-10) within the Best New Product or Service Awards that had or will have the […]

DreamWorks sneak peek

DreamWorks sneak peek

The opening of the new DreamWorks Water Park inside the American Dream Mall, East Rutherford, New Jersey, set to open November 27, has been postponed. But visitors to ProSlide Technologies’ booth during the recent IAAPA Expo got a sneak peak. ProSlide, waterslide provider to DreamWorks, had a model of the waterpark on display, and it […]

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The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort is opening for the first time in February half term 2020

The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort is opening for the first time in February half term 2020

For the first time, families will be welcomed to the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort for February half term to celebrate Brick Week. This special event will run from 15 until 23 February 2020 with 20 awesome rides and attractions to enjoy and exclusive brick building activities for all the family. LEGO Builders big and small can […]

KidZania opens its first North America location in Dallas

KidZania opens its first North America location in Dallas

KidZania, an interactive education and entertainment concept designed for kids, opens to the public for the first time in the U.S. The 85,000 square-foot city built for kids is located at Stonebriar Centre, 2617 Preston Road, Frisco, Texas. KidZania gives kids the knowledge and confidence to be outstanding citizens. “After 20 years in business and […]

Richard Coleman named CEO at American Resort Management 


Richard Coleman named CEO at American Resort Management 


Richard Coleman has been named Chief Executive Officer of American Resort Management, a growing hospitality management company with offices in Erie, Pennsylvania and Grand Prairie, Texas. A co-founder of American Resort Management, Coleman brings over 30 years of leadership experience in the hospitality, destination resort and attractions industry. His career has encompassed extensive work in […]

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Aquatropica new from Empex Watertoys

Aquatropica new from Empex Watertoys

Empex Watertoys introduced Aquatropica, a three-level interactive watertoy for children at the recent IAAPA Expo. It includes 17 water features. The Aquatropica product line is designed to create a tropical world of fun and adventure in an aquatic playground or splash pad. It contains floral pieces with interactive spray features, animal life such as monkeys […]

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