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New attractions planned for LocoLanding adventure park in Penticton, Canada

Adventure park in Penticton is planning to invest in about $2 million in the park It’s unusual to hear clapping in Penticton city council chambers, but when council voted unanimously in favor of considering a special lease renewal for LocoLanding, the gallery erupted in applause. Though the adventure park’s lease is only about halfway through, […]

arcade construction, Amusement News

Owner seeks Memorial Day opening for Margaritaville Resort in Mississippi with Arcade

The buildings that will house the Portofino Hotel/ Margaritaville Resort are repainted, the signs are up, and work continues as hotel owner Vicksburg Hotels LLC aims for what is hoped to be a grand opening for the first official weekend of summer. “We’re trying to make Memorial Day,” Vicksburg Hotel LLC representative Greg Stewart said. […]

Dinosaur park fire

Electrical malfunction likely cause of fire at Colorado dinosaur attraction

Life-size animatronic T-Rex bursts into flames at Colorado theme park (video) CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — The co-owner of a dinosaur-themed park in southern Colorado thinks an electrical malfunction caused a life-size animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex to burst into flames. Zach Reynolds says the T-Rex at the Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience smoldered for about 10 minutes […]

Six Flags Magic Mountain launches Gold Plus Membership plan with early entry perk

Six Flags Magic Mountain offering early entry access with new membership Update: On Thursday, Feb. 8, Six Flags Magic Mountain Communications Manager Sue Carpenter said the park will honor Gold Season Pass holders to enter early for all of 2018. Six Flags Magic Mountain has something new this year: the Gold Plus Membership. Starting at $7.85 a month, the […]

Embed, Embed Middle East

The Most Anticipated Family Entertainment and Cultural Event in the Middle East Chooses Embed

Dallas, TX, December 2017 – Global Village in Dubai UAE, the region’s largest and first-ever multi-cultural festival park, has once again selected Embed as the revenue management system provider for its newest funfair land, Carnaval. Embed has been the cashless system of choice for Global Village since 2013, and earlier this year signed a three-year […]

Amusement Park construction

$60 million amusement park to rise in Cambodia

In an effort to make their housing development project more attractive, the company behind Borey Peng Houth decided to put down another $60 million to create an international-standard amusement park along National Road 1. Okhna Thai Mengly, CEO of the Peng Houth Group, said this week that the amusement park will cover 8 hectares and […]

Ground broken on Ninja Golf! facility in Indiana

Granger mini-golf course aims for spring opening Groundbreaking set for Granger project GRANGER — After trying his best to address neighbors’ concerns about traffic, lighting and noise, John Miller says construction is set to begin on his ninja-themed miniature golf course with Japanese-inspired landscaping. To mark the occasion, a groundbreaking ceremony will be at 2 […]