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Kentucky Kingdom sold to Herschend!

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Post February 26th, 2021, 3:55 am

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Well, this is exciting! :D

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 23, 2021) – Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear joined Herschend Enterprises Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wexler, state officials and community leaders to announce that Herschend Enterprises has become a majority partner and operator of Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay amusement and water park located in Louisville, Kentucky.

“We are pleased to turn the park over to a new generation of leadership. Herschend is an outstanding operator, who will undoubtedly take Kentucky Kingdom & Hurricane Bay to the next level. We expect their involvement will add greatly to the Commonwealth’s thriving tourism industry,” said Kentucky Kingdom’s founder, President and CEO Ed Hart.

Herschend will implement a strategic plan to expand the operation of Kentucky Kingdom Theme Park, LLC to be consistent with the guest experiences offered at other Herschend owned and managed locations. Future plans for the Louisville amusement and water park include:
Building the appeal for multi-generational families;
Hosting family-friendly seasonal and themed events and festivals;
Enhancing product and guest experiences through rebranding and the addition of Herschend-owned programming, such as costume character appearances;
Expanding of the season to provide entertainment to more park guests; and
Building relationships with state and local tourism partners to increase awareness and entice travel to Kentucky Kingdom, Louisville and the commonwealth.

Post April 8th, 2021, 10:58 pm

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It seems that more family-friendliness and hospitality are already expected. :*)
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