Archive for Mini-Golf & Go-Kart

The Mini-Golf Industry<br>  Cutting Edge Trends in Putting

The Mini-Golf Industry
Cutting Edge Trends in Putting

April 12, 2019 No Comments

Across the United States, there are fewer mini-golf facilities than in decades past. But today’s mini-golf centers are more distinctive in style, more diverse in terms of offerings, and more in tune with what today’s patrons look for in recreation. Mini-golf is thriving on new terms — attracting a younger generation to novelty features and […]

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Serious Staff Training in Play <br> Perspectives from Mini-Golf and Go-Kart Centers

Serious Staff Training in Play
Perspectives from Mini-Golf and Go-Kart Centers

January 3, 2019 No Comments

By Sara Hodon Having a competent and reliable staff is as important to a business as its physical building and equipment. In the park and entertainment venue industry, employees are not only responsible for giving customers a satisfying experience, but also for their safety and well-being while they’re on the premises. Venue owners, operators, and […]

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Employee Retention<br> Mini-Golf and Go-Kart Centers Share their Strategies to Get Employees to Stay

Employee Retention
Mini-Golf and Go-Kart Centers Share their Strategies to Get Employees to Stay

October 25, 2018 No Comments

By Kathryn Van Druff In just about any business with a hint of hospitality, the mood and behavior of the employees project a direct impression onto customers and passersby. Bringing employees into the corporate culture of a business makes them a part of the whole—a piece of the puzzle that makes the company what it […]

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The Future of Electric Go-Karts Is Here

January 11, 2018 No Comments

By Dutch Magrath   Are you getting the most out of your electric track?   As electric go karts have increased in popularity, some skepticism still surrounds the concept of electric go-karts versus gasoline-powered go-karts. This is due in part to the fact that electric karts are a technology-driven attraction, and the technology available for […]

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Driving Business <br> Tips for Smooth Operations

Driving Business
Tips for Smooth Operations

August 28, 2017 No Comments

By Barbara Long Two popular summertime family entertainment activities are mini golf and go-karts. Because these businesses are frequently weather-dependent, they generally generate more business during summer months, and sometimes, more challenges. While weather can be good news to these enterprises, it can also be bad news because it is unpredictable. “We try to stay […]

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Advice for the Best Arcades <br>Tips from Mini-Golf and Go-Kart Locations

Advice for the Best Arcades
Tips from Mini-Golf and Go-Kart Locations

February 13, 2017 No Comments

Arcades are a fun attraction at many mini-golf and go-kart facilities, drawing in customers of all ages. How the arcade is set up and maintained can make a big difference in profitability by driving traffic, drawing in visitors and keeping them at the games. Arcades that are attractive, clean and have a variety of games […]

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Fixing for Success  <br>Top Maintenance Tips for Mini-Golf and Go-Kart Centers

Fixing for Success
Top Maintenance Tips for Mini-Golf and Go-Kart Centers

December 29, 2016 No Comments

By Hilary Danailova For go-kart centers, the biggest maintenance issue is keeping those karts in working condition. Mini-golf installations are less likely to suffer mechanical issues, but more challenging to keep neat and clean, according to a survey of facility owners and managers. The classic American pastimes of go-karting and mini-golf come with their own […]

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Mini-Golf and Go-Karts <br>Tips to Upsell Attractions

Mini-Golf and Go-Karts
Tips to Upsell Attractions

August 26, 2016 No Comments

Upselling attractions can improve guest satisfaction and profits. At mini-golf, go-kart, and family fun centers with these attractions, owners and managers offer their tips for successful upselling, and describe their most popular attractions. At Wilsonville Family Fun Center & Bullwinkle’s Restaurant in Wilsonville, Ore., Shift Manager Audra Harley said her staff is trained to give […]

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100 Years of Mini golf celebration and fundraiser

100 Years of Mini golf celebration and fundraiser

May 25, 2016 No Comments

Click Here to get your 100 Years of Mini Golf Promotion Tool Kit Participate to drive business and raise money for Give Kids The World. A Win-Win!

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Should You Be Fueling Up or Plugging In?   <br>Gas Versus Electric Go-Karts

Should You Be Fueling Up or Plugging In?
Gas Versus Electric Go-Karts

March 11, 2016 No Comments

What drives an individual to take a spin in a go-kart at an amusement center? Some might say it’s the need for speed – which in turn ignites the debate over whether gas or electric go-karts deliver the most bang for a consumer’s buck. So which is preferable? It depends on who you ask. At […]

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