Shawn Tierney, executive director of the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT), will step down from his position in April 2022.
Author Rick Kahl
The Alliance Collaborative has updated its Covid operations resource guide to help adventure businesses prepare for the 2021 season.
Hubbell Power Systems has issued a safety advisory, stating that its deadends, suspension
clamps, and pole bands must not be used in ropes/challenge course applications.
The Alliance Collaborative, in cooperation with The Adventure Guild, is sponsoring an equipment operator certification course through its relationship with United Rentals (UR).
The Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells is adding a head-first dual racing zip line course to its Dells Zipline Adventures.
A study released in late February by IAAPA explored the impacts of COVID-19 on the attractions and arcade world.
More than 400 persons took part in the first-ever virtual ACCT Conference.
Add wildfires to the list of challenges aerial adventure operators have faced in 2020.
Shepherd of the Hills, in Branson, Mo., was voted Best Aerial Adventure Park for the second consecutive year
On July 5, at 3 a.m., arsonists attempted to set fire to the headquarters of Walltopia in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Rescues are never “routine,” and staff must always use good judgment. Two young staff members at Monkey C Monkey Do in Wiscasset, Maine, did just that, successfully rescuing a guest who experienced a medical emergency on Wednesday, July 1.
The recently introduced California State Senate Bill 217, Recreational and Organizational Camps, has the potential to impact aerial adventure operations in the state.
ACCT has posted updates to its activities this spring and summer and outlined plans for fiscal 2021, which started July 1.
The Alliance Collaborative is offering 20 grants for inspection services to COVID-19-impacted, U.S.-based non-profit organizations—and possibly to others that make a significant contribution to their local communities—that offer challenge course programming.
IAAPA has released “COVID-19 Reopening Guidance,” a “first edition” guide on reopening for the global attractions industry amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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