Amusement parks

Cedar Fair Updates Its Calendar for 2020 Park Operations

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 9:15pm

Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and immersive entertainment, today announced updates to its calendar of operations for the remainder of the 2020 season through December 31.

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  • Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and immersive entertainment, today announced updates to its calendar of operations for the remainder of the 2020 season through December 31.
  • Since that time, Cedar Fair has opened or reopened a total of seven parks, including Cedar Point and Kings Island in Ohio, as well as five other parks located in Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Texas (2).
  • We are pleased to have an opportunity to safely welcome guests back to our parks in more than half of our markets, said Cedar Fair President and CEO Richard Zimmerman.
  • Located in Gilroy, California, Gilroy Gardens, a park Cedar Fair operates but does not own, will remain closed for the remainder of this year as well.

Pacific Surf Designs Files Antitrust and RICO Lawsuit Against Whitewater West Industries, Aquatic Development Group, and Specific Executives Regarding Unlawful Monopolistic Conduct and Racketeering in the Sheet Wave Industry

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 10:34pm

The suit contains six causes of action, including unlawful monopolistic conduct, unlawful agreements to restrain trade, illegal racketeering, and conspiracy.

Key Points: 
  • The suit contains six causes of action, including unlawful monopolistic conduct, unlawful agreements to restrain trade, illegal racketeering, and conspiracy.
  • PSD alleges that, since the inception of the sheet wave market, over 91% of the sheet wave machines installed worldwide have been Whitewaters Flowrider machine and that Whitewater acts as an illegal monopoly that controls the sheet wave market through unlawful conduct and illegal agreements.
  • In addition, PSD alleges that Whitewater and ADG together control over 97% of the U.S. municipal market for sheet wave machines.
  • PACIFIC SURF DESIGNS, INC., based in San Diego, manufactures the highest quality custom-designed sheet wave surf simulators serving the waterpark, leisure, entertainment and retail industries.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 11:30am

ORLANDO, Fla., July 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS)announced today that it will release its second quarter financial results before the market opens on Monday, August 10, 2020.

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  • ORLANDO, Fla., July 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS)announced today that it will release its second quarter financial results before the market opens on Monday, August 10, 2020.
  • The release and the conference call can be accessed via the Company's website at www.SeaWorldInvestors.com .
  • SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. owns or licenses a portfolio of recognized brands including SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Aquatica, Sesame Place and Sea Rescue.
  • Copies of this and other news releases as well as additional information about SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. can be obtained online at www.seaworldentertainment.com .

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Offers Free Admission for U.S. Military Veterans and their Families

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 5:13pm

ORLANDO, Fla., July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is offering FREE admission for U.S. military veterans and their families to safely visit its SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld San Antonio, and Busch Gardens Tampa parks.

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  • ORLANDO, Fla., July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is offering FREE admission for U.S. military veterans and their families to safely visit its SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld San Antonio, and Busch Gardens Tampa parks.
  • This offer will be valid at SeaWorld San Diego and Busch Gardens Williamsburg upon the parks' reopening dates.
  • Since its launch in 2005, more than 10 million guests - active duty military members, veterans, and their families - have enjoyed the SeaWorld family of parks for free through the Waves of Honor program.
  • SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment is committed to the health and safety of our guests, employees, and the animals in our care.

America’s Largest Indoor Waterpark Opens Nov. 12 in Round Rock, TX

Monday, July 20, 2020 - 8:59pm

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions is opening Americas Largest Indoor Waterpark in Round Rock, Texas on Nov. 12, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Kalahari Resorts and Conventions is opening Americas Largest Indoor Waterpark in Round Rock, Texas on Nov. 12, 2020.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200720005758/en/
    "Kalahari on Safari trekked through Texas, bringing a caravan of 22 life-size stone animal sculptures, to celebrate the opening of Kalahari in Round Rock on Nov. 12.
  • Americas Largest Indoor Waterpark takes shape as construction begins on:
    Attractions, including FlowRider, a rock-climbing wall, 23-foot LED projection TV screen, adult grotto swim-up bar, cabanas and waterfalls
    Kalahari estimates hiring 700 employees in 2020.
  • The authentically African-themed Kalahari Resorts, privately owned by the Nelson family, are home to Americas largest indoor waterparks.

Rattler Midstream LP, a Subsidiary of Diamondback Energy, Inc., Prices $500 Million Offering of 5.625% Senior Notes

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 11:48pm

Net proceeds to Rattler from the Notes Offering will be approximately $489.5 million.

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  • Net proceeds to Rattler from the Notes Offering will be approximately $489.5 million.
  • Rattler intends to lend the proceeds from the Notes Offering to Rattler Midstream Operating LLC (the Rattler Operating Company).
  • The Rattler Operating Company will use the proceeds from the Notes Offering to repay outstanding borrowings under its revolving credit facility.
  • The Notes will be senior unsecured obligations of Rattler and initially will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by the Rattler Operating Company, Tall City Towers LLC, Rattler OMOG LLC and Rattler Ajax Processing LLC, each a subsidiary of Rattler.

Rattler Midstream LP, a Subsidiary of Diamondback Energy, Inc., Launches $500 Million Offering of Senior Notes

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 12:34pm

Rattler intends to lend the proceeds from the Notes Offering to Rattler Midstream Operating LLC (the Rattler Operating Company).

Key Points: 
  • Rattler intends to lend the proceeds from the Notes Offering to Rattler Midstream Operating LLC (the Rattler Operating Company).
  • The Rattler Operating Company will use the proceeds from the Notes Offering to repay outstanding borrowings under its revolving credit facility.
  • The Notes will be senior unsecured obligations of Rattler and initially will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by the Rattler Operating Company, Tall City Towers LLC, Rattler OMOG LLC and Rattler Ajax Processing LLC, each a subsidiary of Rattler.
  • Rattler provides crude oil, natural gas and water-related midstream services to Diamondback under long-term, fixed-fee contracts.

Author J.W. Mikula's newly released "When I Dream in Fantasyland" is a fun-filled tour of the fantasy world that exists within a child's imagination

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 5:00am

"When I Dream in Fantasyland" is the creation of published author, J.W.

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  • "When I Dream in Fantasyland" is the creation of published author, J.W.
  • Mikula writes: "Have you ever wondered what goes on in babies' heads when they fall asleep?
  • One day, I decided to ask my son what happens when he falls into one of his deep sleeps.
  • For additional information or inquiries about "When I Dream in Fantasyland", contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

Six Flags Sets Date to Announce Second Quarter 2020 Earnings

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 9:01pm

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX) today announced it will release second quarter financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

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  • Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX) today announced it will release second quarter financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.
  • An investor conference call will follow beginning at 8:00 a.m. Central Time.
  • The call can be accessed through the Six Flags Investor Relations website, investors.sixflags.com , or by dialing 1-855-889-1976 in the United States or +1-937-641-0558 outside the United States and requesting the Six Flags earnings call.
  • For 58 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling waterparks and unique attractions.

Kraken Adds AR Quick Look to Help Furniture and Retail Companies Test Interactive Experiences

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 4:05pm

NEW ORLEANS, La., June 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TurboSquid adds augmented reality (AR) support to Kraken Enterprise , its custom 3D asset management platform.

Key Points: 
  • NEW ORLEANS, La., June 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TurboSquid adds augmented reality (AR) support to Kraken Enterprise , its custom 3D asset management platform.
  • When users want to open or share an AR file with Kraken, they simply have to create a link.
  • Kraken customers include everyone from name-brand furniture companies to titans of the Fortune 500.
  • Their latest initiative, Kraken, is an asset management platform designed to help organizations finally bring order to their 3D libraries.