Logan, UT, USA — S&S Worldwide, Inc. (“S&S”) is pleased to announce that it has signed two new contracts with the Wanda Group to design and build tower rides for their new theme parks at Wanda Harbin Tourism City and Wanda Hefei Cultural Tourist City. The rides are planned to open in 2015 and 2016.
The Wanda Group is reportedly China’s largest cultural enterprise, with operations in commercial property, department stores, luxury hotels, and culture/tourism, which includes cinemas, film and television production, and theme parks.
“I’m sure that the Space Shot rides from S&S will bring more attraction and screams to our theme parks in the future,” said Yong Mei, vice president of Wanda CTI. “To bring the guests unique, stimulating, and unforgettable experiences is our main purpose of building the Wanda theme parks. Thanks to S&S for providing such reliable, thrilling and world-class rides, such as the Space Shot. We are hoping to find more opportunities in ride innovation.”
S&S has benefitted from its sales and marketing efforts in China, where the consumer demand for entertainment facilities is still increasing. According to Tim Timco, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, “S&S has been able to provide exciting rides with thematic elements that blend nicely with China’s rich historical culture. We greatly value our business relationships with our Chinese customers and are pleased with these latest opportunities to work with the Wanda Group.”
A leader in the amusement ride industry, S&S has installed over 450 rides and roller coasters in 33 countries. “Each of these new projects in China strengthens our company’s position as a global leader in product quality and customer service,” added Timco. “We appreciate the confidence our customers have placed in our ability to deliver exciting ride experiences for their guests.”
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