Believe It or Not! Cavendish is Number One!
Cavendish, PEI (October 26, 2017) – Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium in Cavendish, PEI has won the Franchise of the Year Award from Ripley Entertainment Inc. in an award ceremony in Baltimore, Maryland last week.
The Franchise of the Year Award is handed to a franchise with outstanding business performance, including financial performance, superior guest service and shopper scores, compliant with all aspects of the Franchise Agreement, participates in an ongoing capital reinvestment program and exceptional overall show quality of the business.
Maritime Fun Group purchased the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium in 2015.
“I was ecstatic when they announced the winner,” says Matthew Jelley, President of Maritime Fun Group. “We have made considerable investments to improve the attraction during the past two years, so it’s nice to be recognized for our efforts. Now its time to start planning for next year!”
The awards ceremony took place at RipCon, Ripley Entertainment’s annual convention, held this year in Baltimore, Maryland. Ripley Entertainment includes over 100 attractions, including 30 Believe It or Not! Odditoriums in 11 countries worldwide.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium is located at the Mariner’s Cove Boardwalk in Cavendish, PEI. It features 14 different galleries, and unveiled two new interactive exhibits in 2017.
About Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium Cavendish is a franchise of Ripley Entertainment Inc and operated by Maritime Fun Group (www.maritimefun.com). Family owned and operated, Maritime Fun Group manages 14 attractions across Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, including Sandspit, Shining Waters Family Fun Park and Magic Mountain.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is part of the Ripley Entertainment Inc. (www.ripleys.com) family of worldwide attractions, the global leader in location-based entertainment. More than 14 million people visit its 100-plus attractions in 11 countries each year. In addition to its 30 Believe It or Not! Odditoriums, the Orlando, Florida- based company has publishing, licensing and broadcast divisions that oversee projects including the syndicated Believe It or Not! television show, best-selling books and the popular syndicated cartoon strip, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, that still runs daily in countries around the world. Ripley Entertainment is a Jim Pattison Company, the second-largest privately held company in Canada.
For more information, contact:
Maritime Fun Group
902-963-3939 x 258