Archive for August, 2013

News Flashes from Tourist Attractions & Parks magazine

August 19, 2013 No Comments

IATP Assists in Development of New ASTM Standard F2970-13 for Trampoline Courts The rapid growth of indoor trampoline parks across the world has allowed the International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) to help lead the development of a new ASTM safety standard that will significantly enhance consumer experience in both existing and new facilities, while […]

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News Flashes from Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine

August 16, 2013 No Comments

Sega’s Vid-Demption Games Attract Repeat Play Pirates of Monster Island joins Sega’s line-up of hit Vid-Demption games that includes  Pig’s  Might  Fly and  Super Monkey Ball Ticket Blitz. By adding a video display to a ticket redemption game, Sega has been able to create much greater game content and more compelling gameplay experiences. “A typical […]

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News Flashes: Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine eNewsletter Part II

August 7, 2013 No Comments

Kings Dominion Set to Hire Hundreds for Halloween Haunt: Nearly 650 Positions Available Kings Dominion is hiring for the largest scare force in the region for the 13th season of Halloween Haunt at Kings Dominion. In all, Kings Dominion is looking to fill 644 positions, which is a 6 percent increase from 2012. Kings Dominion will […]

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News Flashes: Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine eNewsletter Part I

August 6, 2013 No Comments

Silvercrest Advertising Launches a Version of its Localized Media Automation Platform (LMap) Specifically for Tourist Destinations and Attractions To help local tourist destinations and attractions increase visitor traffic, save money on media buying, and better analyze the results of their marketing efforts, Silvercrest Advertising has launched a version of its Localized Media Automation Platform (LMap) […]

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Silvercrest Advertising Launches a Version of its Localized Media Automation Platform (LMap) Specifically for Tourist Destinations and Attractions

Silvercrest Advertising Launches a Version of its Localized Media Automation Platform (LMap) Specifically for Tourist Destinations and Attractions

August 1, 2013 No Comments

To help local tourist destinations and attractions increase visitor traffic, save money on media buying, and better analyze the results of their marketing efforts, Silvercrest Advertising has launched a version of its Localized Media Automation Platform (LMap) specifically for this entertainment niche. First introduced in the food and beverage arena to give franchisees a cost-effective […]

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Omega Carpets

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Xtreme Inflatables

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Rides-4-U, INC.

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Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

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Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Extreme Engineering

Industry leader in zip lines, climbing walls, jumper systems and adventure products.

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

Concession trailers and Antique, Jeep and Grand Prix auto rides.

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

Wristbands with no hidden costs, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Wristband System.

Adventure Glass

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Poly Products

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American Changer

Bill and coin dispensers and counters, ticket machines and more.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Sureshot Redemption

One-stop source for prize redemption counters at entertainment centers.

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

International Special Events (ISERA)

Risk purchasing group, a better way to purchase liability insurance, specializing in inflatables and much more.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

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Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Challenger Industries

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European Body Arts

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A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Bulbtronics

A premier source for lamps, LEDs, batteries and lighting-related and electrical products.

Tarobots

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Max Flight

Manufactures interactive virtual reality motion-platform game systems including networkable flight and roller coaster simulators.

GloCones

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Tokens Direct

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Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

A complete line of Imperial strollers, wagons and safari utility vehicles.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Aquaventronics

Research and development of interactive water games for use in the commercial amusement industry.

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Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

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Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

Premier vending supply for all of your vending equipment and supply needs.

Money Tree - ATM

ATM machines.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

Designers of unique themed parks, attractions and environments for the entertainment business.

Art Attack

Theming, miniature golf, parade floats, 3D props, air-brushed murals, signage and art panels.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Brunswick Bowling

Entertainment bowling center developer and manufacturer of bowling equipment and entertainment products.

Cost of Wisconson

Creators of simulated environments, duplicate structures, sculpted figures, exhibits, water features, mini-golf and more.

Wells Fargo

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Northeast Insurance (NIC)

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Nieco Corp

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Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Penny Press

Penny souvenir machine, great for parks, FECs, bowling and skating centers, museums and tourist attractions.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Family Fun Corp.

Waterpark walls for rivers, bumper boat and splash down pools.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

Planning consultants for wet/dry attractions, mini-golf, go-kart tracks and laser arenas.

Spectrum Sports

Climbing walls, ropes courses, go-karts and more.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Jane Farrell Turf and Carpets, Inc.

Commercial carpet, printed and decorative patterns, loop and cut-pile construction. Wall coverings in fluorescents, Class A fire rated. Colored turf, both traditional and neon colors.

Laser Star

Laser shooting galleries, laser tag, dark ride target systems, overhead target ranges.

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Perfect Fry

Innovative and simple-to-operate countertop deep fryer Perfect Fryers.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Enchanted Castle Studios

Fiberglass statuary and figures for restaurants, mini-golf, theme parks and other attractions.

Soft Play

Leader in designing, manufacturing and installing soft contained playground equipment.

Rio Syrup

Over 250 flavors, syrups and concentrates for shaved ice, sno cones, shushes, food colors. Now featuring Hawaiian Flower Cups.

Namco

Namco America is a premier manufacturer of coin-op arcade attractions, ranging from the hottest titles like Crazy Typhoon and Jumpin’ Jackpot to classic game-room experiences such as the Pac-Man 25th Anniversary upright that features Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man and Galaga. Specialized pieces such as Wonka Sweetland and Flamin Finger are favorites too! For arcade gaming fun, Namco America is your answer.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Knight Equipment

Drive cables for ferris wheels, Tilt-A-Whirls, Rock-O-Planes and many others.

Formula K Raceways

Go-karts, kiddie cars and bumper boats, go-kart parts and tires.

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Store on Wheels

Importer and distributor of quality toys, lighting and novelties. Cater to the amusement, retail and entertainment industries.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

Picnic tables, grills, park benches, planters, trash containers and more.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Richie's Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Castle Golf, Inc.

Planning, design and construction of miniature golf courses and family fun parks.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Tear Repair

Tear-Aid industrial strength patches to repair holes and tears.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Gold Medal Products Co.

Concession equipment, foods and beverages, popcorn, pretzels and snack foods.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

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