ICYMI: This week’s news…

This week’s headlines from the world of attractions, arcades and entertainment…

BOWLING: Perrier checking out after 37 years

Brunswick Bowling Products CEO Brent Perrier is retiring at the end of July, after almost 37 years of service to Brunswick and the bowling industry.

SERVICES: Asian success for WhiteWater

WhiteWater Southeast Asia (WW-SEA) has signed waterpark services agreements in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Philippines and Bahrain after recently setting up office in Bangkok, Thailand.

RIDES: Star Trek coup for German park

Movie Park Germany has opened its new Star Trek-themed ride – Star Trek: Operation Enterprise.

ZIP LINES: New Ropes Courses ride at Allegan

Ropes Courses is opening a new attraction at Allegan Event Z!p in Michigan.

SERVICES: Qubica launches QPad

QubicaAMF Worldwide has launched the Conqueror QPad handheld solution, designed to complement Conqueror Pro POS and Management System.

VIRTUAL REALITY: New arcade is ‘North America’s largest’

Canada can lay claim to having the largest VR arcade in North America, with the opening of Vrkade in Calgary.

TICKETING: Gateway wins Alabama park contract

Scheduled to open in mid-July, The Park at OWA in Alabama, awarded its bid for a full-service entertainment software solution to Gateway Ticketing Systems.

ARCADES: UNIS offers June discounts

UNIS is offering a number of discounts across its range of arcade games, including its Omni Arena VR unit.

SYSTEMS: Bandai Embeds into Resort World

Exclusive UK and Irish distributor Bandai Namco Management Solutions, has supplied Embed’s cashless system into Genting’s Vortex Gaming family entertainment centre, in Resorts World Birmingham.

RECRUITMENT: Gulliver’s trains up new blood

Gulliver’s theme parks is training up six new hopefuls on its in-house management training programme, working across its three UK parks.

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