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2013-09-08 16:20:14

"BEST OF THE BEST" IN THE AMUSEMENT INDUSTRY REVEALED THROUGH INTERNATIONAL POLL SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Sept. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- They are the equivalent of the Academy Awards for the amusement industry, and in an awards show hosted Saturday night by Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Amusement Today announced the winners of its prestigious 2013 Golden Ticket Awards. These annual awards are presented to the "Best of the Best" in the amusement industry in such categories as "amusement parks,"...

2008-07-21 03:00:25

By McKimmie, Kathy WHEREVER YOU LIVE IN Indiana, there's family fun and adventure within easy reach of a tank of gas. You can return to an old favorite, like Amish Acres, or try something new like Holiday World's new water-slide attraction. Northern Indiana Amish Acres, Nappanee, has enthralled young and old alike since it opened in 1970. As a destination for visitors from the Midwest and beyond, all of Elkhart County's Amish attractions have benefited from its lure. The 80-acre...

2008-06-24 15:02:34

By EILEEN OGINTZ For once, we're glad it's not a perfect blue-sky vacation day. Otherwise, Aquatica (aquaticabysea world.com) SeaWorld's new Orlando water park, designed to feel like a South Sea island with lush landscaping (60,000 plants and flowers!) and white sand (3.1 million pounds of it!) would have been so packed that by 11 a.m., the park would have had to turn families away. "This is our third try to get in," said Laura Goguen, a suburban Boston mom who stopped with her husband...