Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada has posted its first batch of job opportunities. No entry-level jobs are posted yet, it’s mainly management positions. If you are looking for Marketing & Sales positions, here’s what you can apply for (if you’re qualified of course!):
- Director of Sales & Marketing – APPLY NOW ›
- Director of Human Resources – APPLY NOW ›
- Manager of Public Relations – APPLY NOW ›
- Manager of Events – APPLY NOW ›
- Manager of Sales – APPLY NOW ›
- Manager of Marketing – APPLY NOW ›
Here’s a link to the full job site. We’ll keep our eyes peeled for any updates to the listings.
We drove by the construction site of Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada in downtown Toronto this afternoon, and it’s quite impressive how much the site has developed since our last update. It looks as though the main outside structure is nearing completion, and a lot of work is happening inside. It’s exciting to see such a great attraction being added to the city! Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is scheduled to open in Summer of 2013.
Over the weekend, we took a quick jaunt over to Canada’s Wonderland. It’s been a while since we visited the park, so we wanted to check out how the season was going. We got there around 6pm on Friday and the park was busy, but not insane.
We saw the Cirque Ambiente show, which was pretty interesting. We’re big fans of the ice shows, so it’s sad that this year they didn’t have one. With that said, the audience was wowed by the production and overall it was well put together. A nice Cirque Du Soleil style theatrical experience.
The other, Starlight Spectacular, was simply awful. It’s uses some projections on Wonder Mountain, with a random soundtrack and lighting effects. There is no storyline, and it just ends with some projected fireworks at the end. It may be impressive to people who have never been anywhere else, but there is much to be improved upon. While we don’t expect Disney quality shows and fireworks, the show could be a little more exciting in our opinion. Matt Ouimet (the former Disney Castmember who is now the Cedar Fair CEO), please bring a little Disney magic to the Cedar Fair family. Starting with fixing this nighttime “spectacular”, because it’s anything but. Everyone will thank you!
As for Halloween Haunt, one of the workers we spoke with heard the rumour floating around the internet about a new Maze being inside Wonder Mountain, although she thinks it won’t happen. What she did mention was that there will be two new houses and one new scare zone. One haunt is said to be tribal themed, so maybe an African Voodoo theme or something along those lines. She wouldn’t give us any other details regarding the second haunt, other than the Miner’s Revenge would not be returning this year. It will be interesting to see what this year brings to the park.
Now without further ado, here’s our collection of photos for your enjoyment: Continue reading