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Pepsi Introduces Immersive Pop Star Experience at Hersheypark

August 11, 2021

Guests at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania can test their dance moves at Pepsi Pop Star, a first-of-its-kind, immersive entertainment experience created by Pepsi. The experience brings to life Pepsi’s long music heritage highlighted by the most-watched musical performance of the year — the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show. Guests can reserve a free spot in…

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Kalahari Resorts Opens America’s First VR Waterslide

August 10, 2021

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of National Waterpark Day, Kalahari Resorts and Conventions — home to America’s largest indoor waterparks and founder of National Waterpark Day — partnered with BallastVR to launch America’s first and only virtual reality waterslide. Riders at Kalahari Resorts in Wisconsin, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas can race down Kalahari’s thrilling Anaconda…

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Arizona Ups Tourism Spending

August 5, 2021

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey recently announced the release of $101 million in federal funds to help jump-start the state’s tourism industry, which was hit hard during the pandemic. Thanks to federal American Rescue Plan funding, the Visit Arizona Initiative, a program designed to “increase visitation and tourism spending in Arizona, bolster job creation and accelerate…

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Wild Adventures Invites Nonprofits to Earn Money

July 30, 2021

Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, Georgia has come up with a unique solution to the staffing crisis being experienced by the hospitality industry nationwide. The park is inviting community organizations to earn funds by volunteering to assist park team members with daily operations. Volunteers can assist park team members with food service, concert preparation,…

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NYC Expects to Recapture Tourism With TV Spots

July 26, 2021

New York City launched a television spot encouraging visitation to the destination. The “It’s Time for New York City” asks travelers “Where Were You Summer ’21?” This is the first iteration of three flights of television spots that will run throughout the campaign, with the second driving urgency to visit in the fall and the…

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Columbus Attractions Form ‘Museums for All’ Program

July 26, 2021

Starting mid-July, six Columbus, Ohio attractions started working together to make it easier for people to visit museums with the “Museums for All” program. The Columbus Museum of Art, COSI, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, National Veterans Memorial and Museum, Ohio History Center and Ohio Village and the Wexner Center for the Arts launched…

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TN Launches “Tennesee On Me” Program

July 19, 2021

Tennessee officials really want tourists to come to the state, so travelers who book a two-night stay for the remainder of 2021 could get a $250 flight voucher as part of a $2.5 million program included in the state budget. The vouchers are good for flights to Nashville, Knoxville, Memphis and Chattanooga on either Delta,…

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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests Millions in Tourism

July 6, 2021

The U.S. Department of Commerce will soon announce a $750 million investment in travel and tourism, according to Gina Raimondo, the department secretary, speaking on a virtual forum conducted by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA). Raimondo said she is hopeful for a reasonably robust summer for leisure travel but added, “there’s a long way to go.”…

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Resorts World Announces Grubhub Partnership

June 30, 2021

Resorts World Las Vegas, which opened late June, will be the first hotel-casino to partner with mobile food-ordering app Grubhub as its de facto in-room dining platform. Through On the Fly at Resorts World, guests at the property can order from its 40 food and beverage spots and certain retail shops for pickup, room delivery…

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Dollywood Attraction Among Best of 2021

June 30, 2021

Theme Park Insider recently released a list of the top twelve 2021 new attractions for theme park fanatics to vote on. Included on that list is Dollywood’s Sweet Summer Nights, 3D drone and fireworks show done in partnership with Intel® Drone Light Shows. Taking place every night during Summer Celebration (June 25-July 31, 2021), this…

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