GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (SIX) (NYSE: SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, and Riverside Investment Group Co. Ltd., a leader in cultural tourism and Six Flags partner, today announced the signing of definitive agreements to build more Six Flags-branded parks. The latest parks will be located in Bishan, a district of Chongqing, and are expected to open in 2020.
“The development of two additional Six Flags-branded parks—a theme park and water park—in Bishan, speaks to our commitment to create memorable experiences for families world-wide,” said John Odum, President of Six Flags International Development Company. “We are excited to build on this vision in partnership with Riverside Investment Group.”
“Six Flags is the world leader in thrilling entertainment for families and teens,” said Tang Jun, Riverside CEO. “We look forward to bringing the best and most innovative roller coasters, rides and attractions to visitors throughout China.”
The first Six Flags-branded theme park and water park in China are anticipated to open in 2019 and will be located in Haiyan, Zhejiang province, near Shanghai. The parks will feature record-breaking roller coasters, live shows, thrilling water attractions and more. For additional information about the Zhejiang parks, visit www.sixflags.com/haiyan.
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with $1.3 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 56 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.
About Riverside Investment Group Company, Ltd.
Founded in 1993 and adhering to the "people-oriented" concept, Riverside gradually developed itself from a high-end Garden Community to a platform to integrate culture & tourism industry resources. Its investment projects involve finance, tourism, cultural industry, real estate, media and advertising, etc. In recent years, the group has developed significant modes to cooperate with international leading enterprises and signed the exclusive cooperation agreement with Six Flags Entertainment in the United States. Riverside Group spares no effort to spread the layout of the Riverside Themed Resort rapidly with Six Flags Parks as the core component of the culture tourism project in the Chinese market. For more information visit, www.lvcgroup.com.
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