Smooth Sailing

New Six Flags CEO John Duffey promises to keep building on his company’s positive momentum

ON THE COVER: John Duffey visits the station of “Wicked Cyclone” at Six Flags New England.

Cover photo by Robert Benson

Hole in Fun
Celebrating mini-golf’s 100th anniversary with a look at its past, present, and future

Centennial Games
100 Years of Miniature Golf

A New Game Plan
Dave & Buster’s adapts its entertainment strategy to meet changing guest demands

Rev Up Revenue
The right staff and training are keys to go-kart gold


 

 
GRAND OPENING: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Hollywood Studios
 
REGIONAL UPDATES
 
ADVICE: 4 Steps for Startup Success
 
MOVERS & SHAKERS
 
WHAT’S NEW
 
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: Bottled Ocean
 
FIRST LOOK: Entrepreneurship Program at KidZania
 
IN DEPTH: Deltrain Tourist Trains
 
PUBLIC HEALTH: Minimizing Mosquitos
 

A Snowy Makeover
How a Florida water park transforms into a winter wonderland each holiday season

 
 
EXPO PREVIEW: EAS 2016 in Barcelona
 
ADVOCACY: IAAPA Members Meet with European Parliament
 
SAFETY: IAAPA Safety Institutes in Canada, Argentina
 
EVENTS: 2016 IAAPA Operators Forum
 
NEW MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Laser Tag Museum
 
 

Letter from the CEO

 
Tim’s Turn