HIT Ent. has announced two key partnerships in the development of its Theme Parks and Attractions business worldwide. U.S.-based Ride Entertainment Systems ("RES") has been appointed as strategic development partner for North America and Amusement Rides Consultants ("ARC"), based in The Netherlands, has been appointed as partner for the rest of the world.
Both RES and ARC will be managing the sales, design, sourcing and manufacturing of ride systems for all HIT's brands in the rapidly growing segment of the company's global business. They will work closely with HIT's brand, marketing and design teams to ensure brand integrity and quality control, while representing to the market a customizable "one stop" solution for all theme parks.
ARC has been responsible for the design and consultancy services for the branded amusement rides for Thomas Land and a Thomas train ride in the U.K and, in the U.S., the Thomas Town locations at Six Flags New England; Magic Mountain, California; Six Flags over Georgia; and Discovery Kingdom near San Francisco.