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Ride Entertainment Partners with Ecological Laboratories

Ride Entertainment Partners with Ecological Laboratories

New partnership gives customers a cost-effective, easy and environmentally friendly method of achieving beautifully clear water, naturally, in water rides, lagoons and ponds.   Ride Entertainment, the Gold Standard in the attractions industry for safety, sales and...

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Ride Entertainment Introduces New Partner, NewcoUSA

Ride Entertainment Introduces New Partner, NewcoUSA

Ride Entertainment’s Maintenance & Installation Division (RMI) has installed and worked on roller coaster projects around the world including many record-breaking attractions. In doing so, the RMI team has built a reputation within the attractions industry as the...

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Ride Entertainment Partners with Clear Gear

Ride Entertainment Partners with Clear Gear

April 2021 Ride Entertainment, the gold standard in the attractions industry for safety, sales and support, is proud to announce a new, strategic partnership with disinfectant manufacturer, Clear Gear. Together, they seek to provide amusement parks of all sizes with...

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Skycoaster® and Park Maintenance Update

Skycoaster® and Park Maintenance Update

As parks around the world examine the ways to safely re-open their properties Ride Entertainment has services to help. Two key areas are Skycoaster® and attraction maintenance.  Skycoaster® Skycoaster worked with its partners to provide cleaning solutions for flight...

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Blast into Orbit

Blast into Orbit

November 14, 2019 (Orlando, FL): Skyline Attractions is thrilled to announce the launch of the Skywarp Orbit. This is the latest addition to the galaxy of Skywarp attractions, which include the successful Skywarp Classic and Skywarp Horizon. Be one of the first to see...

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Skycoaster® Soars Even Higher with High-Tech Upgrades

Skycoaster® Soars Even Higher with High-Tech Upgrades

Stevensville, MD, USA (November 2019): Last month at the annual Skycoaster® Safety Seminar in Cedar Point, Ohio, Skycoaster announced their new partnership with JoyTech – an automated, customizable video software that enhances the thrill-seeker experience by...

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World’s Tallest Adventure Course Opens at American Dream

World’s Tallest Adventure Course Opens at American Dream

  More from RCI Adventure Products below. More great images can be viewed here The 92 ft. tall Sky Trail® inside of the Nickelodeon Universe indoor theme park, a part of the larger American Dream mall and entertainment complex, at last opened to the public on October...

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Ride into Tractor Town

Homer Glen, IL, USA (September, 2019): The latest Metallbau Emmeln project in North America opened at Bengtson Pumpkin Farm: Tractor Town – a gorgeously detailed farm-scape with a Tractor Ride system that takes guests through countless farm animatronics and a classic,...

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Black Bear Trail opens with Wildwood Grove at Dollywood

Black Bear Trail opens with Wildwood Grove at Dollywood

Pigeon Forge, TN, USA (May 16th, 2018) Dollywood rolled out the largest expansion in the history of the park this past weekend. Eight new attractions spread out across five acres make up the new Wildwood Grove. Designed specifically for families, Wildwood Grove...

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Darien Throws a Tantrum

Darien Throws a Tantrum

Orange and green balloons adorned a corner of Darien Lake Park as the facility celebrated the opening of Tantrum, a Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter. General Manager Chris Thorpe told WSYR that the park is thrilled about the coaster. He said they were, "Very excited to be...

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Scaling Adrenaline Peak

Scaling Adrenaline Peak

Portland, Oregon – On a rainy Saturday guests lit up as they enjoyed their first ride on “Adrenaline Peak”, the new roller coaster at Oaks Amusement Park. The attraction is a Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter 320 that stands 72 feet tall, sports a beyond-vertical first drop,...

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SkySled™ Takes Flight

SkySled™ Takes Flight

Skycoaster is proud to introduce the SkySled harness to the industry. IAAPA Expo attendees will be able to see the new harness at the Ride Entertainment booth (5820) and find out how thrill seekers can experience a Skycoaster® in an entirely new way! Since its...

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Funtime Takes Flight StarFlyers Soar Across North America

Funtime Takes Flight StarFlyers Soar Across North America

The summer of 2017 saw three towering StarFlyers take flight across North America. The rides, which all offer breathtaking views of their respective properties, have quickly become icons in their new locations. “North America continues to be a great place for us to...

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The Skywarp Lands!

The Skywarp Lands!

Vallejo, CA, USA (August 31, 2017): “Skywarp, one of the amusement industry's most anticipated new attractions, has its first home Six Flags Entertainment Corporation announced today that the first Skywarp will be landing at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, CA...

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Casino Pier Opens Hydrus

Casino Pier Opens Hydrus

Seaside Heights, NJ, USA (June, 2017): Crowds gathered in early summer to celebrate the opening of the Hydrus roller coaster at Casino Pier. The ride, a Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter, was one of the centerpieces of a multi-million dollar rebuilding effort on the part of the...

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The Skywarp Cometh!

The Skywarp Cometh!

Orlando, FL, USA (July 1, 2017) – Skyline Attractions has altered the landscape of thrill rides with its latest scream maker- Skywarp. Skyline is excited to announce the sale of their first of many Skywarps, which will make its public debut in the summer of 2018. This...

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SkyTrans Manufacturing, LLC Partners With Ride Entertainment

SkyTrans Manufacturing, LLC Partners With Ride Entertainment

Singapore at the IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo (June, 2017) – SkyTrans Manufacturing, a leading supplier in aerial tramways, has chosen Ride Entertainment as their sales partner.  The company specializes in aerial ropeway design, manufacturing, and service. “We are...

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Dollywood Opens Drop Line

Dollywood Opens Drop Line

Pigeon Forge, TN, USA (May, 2017) – Dollywood has dubbed 2017 the “year of the family”. The park’s goal was to appeal to every type of rider through different attractions. For the thrill seeker in each family their addition was a 200-foot Skyfall drop ride from...

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KCL Engineering & Ride Entertainment Join Forces

KCL Engineering & Ride Entertainment Join Forces

KCL Engineering, a leader in custom lighting solutions, has chosen Ride Entertainment as their sales partner in the attractions industry. KCL burst onto the scene this year with three notable projects at Adventureland Park, the most innovative being a first of its...

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Lagotronics Projects Storms into the United States

Lagotronics Projects Storms into the United States

Lagotronics Projects is thrilled to announce their latest project and first in the U.S. For the 2017 season the Dutch company will update the Ghost Hunt dark ride at Lake Compounce in Bristol, Connecticut, U.S.A. with new shooters, targets and gaming system. “We are...

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Funtime Skyfall Tower Excites at Nigloland

Funtime Skyfall Tower Excites at Nigloland

DOLANCOURT, FRANCE - It has been a thrilling summer at Nigloand. This year the park’s centerpiece attraction was a 100 meter (328 foot) Skyfall drop ride from Funtime of Austria called Le Donjon de l'extrême. “It was a very good project for us and one that put us on...

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