Consolidation in amusement parks
- U.S. Ferris Wheel M&A Spins Slowly. Roberts, Ricardo // Mergers & Acquisitions Report;3/29/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 13, p1
Presents an update on amusement park consolidation in the U.S. as of March 29, 2004. Sale of the Worlds of Adventure amusement park owned by Six Flags Inc. (SFI) to Cedar Fair LP; Amount paid by Premier Parks Inc. for the SFI in 1998; Comparison of the pace of consolidations activity during the...
- Premier to buy Six Flags parks. // FoodService Director;03/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p16
Details the definitive agreement entered into by Premier Parks Inc. to buy Six Flags, the largest regional theme park in the United States, from Time Warner and Boston Ventures. Value of the transaction; Premier's exclusive theme park rights in the US and Canada for all Warner Brothers and DC...
- To head food ops: Sasson joins Six Flags Parks. // FoodService Director;1/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p2
Announces the appointment of Jeff Sasson as vice president of foods at Six Flags Theme Parks. Overseeing all dining services for the Parsippany, New Jersey-based theme park company; Number of parks in nine locations; Industry trend.
- MGM talks with Six Flags. Cohen, Aaron D. // Las Vegas Business Press;8/7/95, Vol. 12 Issue 31, p1
Predicts changes in the MGM Theme Park in Las Vegas, Nevada. Negotiations for a partnership with Six Flags; Development of six acres in the theme park.
- Jazzland technology could help Six Flags bring new attractions. Butler, Elisabeth // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);8/5/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 59, p16
Talks about the transition of the ownership of Jazzland theme park to Six Flags Inc. in the U.S. in 2002. Application of Jazzland's computer resources; Comment from Jazzlands information systems director Scott Painter, on supervising the park's big rides from the computer room; Safety measures.
- Six Flags cash revives bankrupt Jazzland park. Miller, Holly // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);12/22/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 26, p36
Reports on the inauguration of Six Flags New Orleans in Louisiana. Operation of a theme park; Promotion of the tourist attraction; Increase in the attendance numbers.
- Six Flags not yet ready to consider Bridgeport for amusement park. Dzikowski, Don // Fairfield County Business Journal;07/28/97, Vol. 36 Issue 30, p5
Discloses that amusement park developer Six Flags has pulled out of plans to build a $250 million theme park in North Stonington, Connecticut and has declared that it has no plans to build in Bridgeport. Reason for the company's withdrawal of its proposal for Stonington; Residents' efforts to...
- Six Flags pulls out of Kentucky. // Park World;Mar2010, p18
The article focuses on the announcement by Six Flags Theme Parks Inc. that it will pull out its operation in Louisville, Kentucky due to failure in securing a new lease with the Kentucky State Fair Board.
- Pirates invading Six Flags on Memorial Day. // Hollywood Reporter;2/6/95, Vol. 335 Issue 45, p7
Reports that Six Flags Entertainment plans a Memorial Day opening for a pirate-themed amusement park in Northern California.