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Fernandez Family Brings Johnny Rockets to Hawaii

November 11, 2016 No Comments

Hawaii’s first ever Johnny Rockets restaurant is now open in Pearl City, Hawaii, thanks to a partnership formed by Linda Fernandez, president of Fun Factory, Inc., the indoor entertainment arm of the Fernandez family of companies, and Scott Fernandez, president of E.K. Fernandez Shows, which produces fairs and carnivals throughout the Hawaiian islands.  The partnership […]

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To the Entire Coin-Op Industry Who Knew and Loved Michael Damtew

To the Entire Coin-Op Industry Who Knew and Loved Michael Damtew

November 11, 2016 No Comments

    There will be a Memorial Toast at the 2016 IAAPA Attractions Expo in honor of our dear departed industry friend Michael Damtew. We lost Michael in August after he suffered a sudden heart attack. The toast will be open to anyone who would like to attend, and we will raise a glass of wine […]

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Extreme Engineering  and S&S Partner to Sell  the Cloud Coaster

Extreme Engineering and S&S Partner to Sell the Cloud Coaster

October 25, 2016 No Comments

Extreme Engineering and S&S Sansei have partnered together to sell the award-winning Cloud Coaster, the world’s first cart-less roller coaster.  S&S Sansei is a leader in coaster sales and design and Extreme Engineering is a leader in engineering attractions.  It was an easy decision to have two revolutionary companies sell the future in family-friendly attractions.  Come see the […]

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Revention Partners with Sacoa PlayCard System

October 25, 2016 No Comments

Revention announced recently its partnership with Sacoa PlayCard System, a leading global supplier of revenue management systems for the amusement, entertainment and leisure industries. Sacoa currently offers the following integrations for this first joint venture with Revention: login, card balance, card recharge, debit card, refund balance, card sell and zero card. These features will allow […]

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Extreme Engineering and S&S Sansei Partner to Sell the Cloud Coaster

Extreme Engineering and S&S Sansei Partner to Sell the Cloud Coaster

October 6, 2016 No Comments

Two great companies, one amazing attraction!  Extreme Engineering and S&S Sansei have partnered together to sell the award winning Cloud Coaster, the world’s first cart-less roller coaster.  S&S Sansei is a leader in coaster sales and design and Extreme Engineering is a leader in engineering attractions.  It was an easy decision to have two revolutionary companies sell the […]

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AmericanWave Machines Awarded Contract for BSR Cable Park and Resort

October 4, 2016 No Comments

  American Wave Machines, Inc. (AWM), announces the company is on contract for what will be one of the largest inland surfing and watersports facilities in the country at BSR Cable Park and Resort near Waco, Texas.  Ranked a number one Cable Park in the United States, the resort features cabins, a cable park and the BSR Super Slide […]

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Special Video Feature: Tourist Attractions & Parks at the IATP 4th Annual Conference and Trade Show

Special Video Feature: Tourist Attractions & Parks at the IATP 4th Annual Conference and Trade Show

October 3, 2016 No Comments

In this video interview at the International Association of Trampoline Parks 4th Annual Conference and Trade Show at the Sheraton Music City in Nashville, Tenn., Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine President and Executive Editor Scott C. Borowsky discusses the industry and the magazine. The event was held September 13-15, 2016. Conducting the interview is industry […]

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Funovation’s Laser Maze Challenge® Brought High Tech Fun to Ocean Park Hong Kong’s Summer Splash

Funovation’s Laser Maze Challenge® Brought High Tech Fun to Ocean Park Hong Kong’s Summer Splash

August 29, 2016 No Comments

Last summer, Funovation Inc., pioneer and global provider of the Laser Maze Challenge, extended its own unique brand of fun to Ocean Park Hong Kong, an award-winning theme park, at its signature seasonal campaign, Summer Splash 2016. The company made a bright splash with the attraction, Amaze-ing Lasers, which featured three side-by-side mazes with different game play options.  Players […]

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Amber Collier Joins Intercard Sales Team

Amber Collier Joins Intercard Sales Team

August 29, 2016 No Comments

Intercard, Inc., recently hired Amber Collier for United States domestic sales.  Collier will focus on U.S.-based business opportunities, where Intercard has experienced double-digit growth year-to-year for the past three years. Collier started her family entertainment center career in 2009 as president and owner of The Zone Family Fun Center Kalispell, Mont. Later, she worked for Apex […]

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Richard Long of Benchmark Games  Retires

August 29, 2016 No Comments

Alexander Kress, president of Benchmark Games, recently announced the retirement of Rich Long, a 42-year industry veteran and long-time member of the company’s sales team. Long began his career in 1974 with Time-Out Family Amusement Centers operating arcades throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Twenty years later and 130 stores total, Long joined LaserTron […]

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