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Holiday World plans first launched water coaster

Holiday World plans first launched water coaster

Holiday World, Santa Claus, Indiana, will introduce Cheetah Chase for the 2020 season. It is their third water coaster and will feature two ProSlide rocketBlast-powered racing slides totalling more than 1700 feet (518 m) of track. Riders will experience a water-powered flat launch before racing against their families toward the finish line. The ride features […]

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“Creepshow” Comes to Life at Universal Studios Hollywood

“Creepshow” Comes to Life at Universal Studios Hollywood

“Creepshow” will scare the creep out of guests when this all-new Halloween Horror Nights maze, inspired by the 1982 cult classic movie and Shudder’s all-original anthology series, debuts as part of Universl Studios Hollywood’s wildly popular nighttime event. It kicks off on Friday, September 13. The original Creepshow movie was created by legendary director George […]

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Universal Orlando announces new theme park

Universal Orlando announces new theme park

Universal Orlando Resort is building a new, fourth, theme park to be called Universal’s Epic Universe. The vision is to create an entirely new level of experience that forever changes theme park entertainment. Universal’s Epic Universe will take guests on a journey where beloved stories expand into vibrant lands – and where that journey is […]

Dorney Park readies for fall

Dorney Park readies for fall

This Autumn, Dorney Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania, will debut an all-new, limited-time, interactive experience: Monster Jam Thunder Alley through new partnership with Feld Entertainment, frightening new scare zones at Halloween Haunt, and family-fun at The Great Pumpkin Fest providing a daytime Halloween experience featuring the classic Peanuts characters. Monster Jam Thunder Alley will bring some of […]

WaveTek celebrates 50 Years, launches new logo

WaveTek celebrates 50 Years, launches new logo

WaveTek, a designer and manufacturer of wave generation equipment, is celebrating 50 years of innovative products, pool designs and technology. WaveTek wave generation systems represent over 90% of all recreational wave systems in the U.S. and are installed in over 450 locations world-wide. In order to commemorate the continuing evolution of WaveTek waves, ADG has […]

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Playland opens Dragonator, first new ride since 2008

Playland opens Dragonator, first new ride since 2008

In Rye, New York, Westchester County welcomed a new ride at Playland. County Executive George Latimer officially opened the Dragonator to the public. He was joined by numerous officials, “Coaster” – the park’s mascot and children from Briarcliff Manor, Putnam Valley, Mount Pleasant, Cortlandt and New Castle Day Camps. “I live on the other side […]

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Seth E. Alberts promoted to president of The Ralph S. Alberts Co., Inc.

Seth E. Alberts promoted to president of The Ralph S. Alberts Co., Inc.

Seth E. Alberts has been named President of the Ralph S. Alberts Co., Inc. on June 17, 2019, to succeed his father, Ed Alberts, who will remain active on the Company’s Board of Directors. The Alberts family founded the Montoursville, Pennsylvania, custom molded foam and plastics business in 1963, and provide their products to many […]

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RCI and Kalahari Resorts team up for new Round Rock location

RCI and Kalahari Resorts team up for new Round Rock location

Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) and Kalahari Resorts and Conventions are collaborating once again with each other on a project that will debut several RCI adventure products to the public amongst other amenities such as world-class dining, an indoor waterpark, arcades and more. Starting in November 2020, an entirely new resort built by Kalahari will be […]

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Indonesia’s Trans Studio Theme Park to launch immersive theatre dark ride

Indonesia’s Trans Studio Theme Park to launch immersive theatre dark ride

As the hotly-anticipated Trans Studio Cibubur theme park approaches its grand opening near Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta, officials have unveiled details of the park’s star attraction, “Pacific Rim: Shatterdome Strike.” It’s a groundbreaking, mega dark ride based on the hit motion picture franchise from Legendary Entertainment. “We are delighted to collaborate with Trans Studio […]

Anakeesta offers Ridge Rambler Rides

Anakeesta offers Ridge Rambler Rides

In addition to the one-of-a-kind Chondola (multi-person aerial gondola), guests will now be able to reach Anakeesta Mountain via an immersive adventure trek through the forest. Guests can board a Ridge Rambler at the Chondola base station at 576 Parkway in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, then enjoy a scenic ride along a forested road to the summit […]

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