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February 7, 2008

Hard Rock Park Names New General Manager

Hard Rock Park General ManagerMyrtle Beach, SC -- A new general manager and senior vice president, Dale Kaetzel, has been chosen to lead the way for the April 2008 debut of the world's first rock 'n' roll theme park, Hard Rock Park, in Myrtle Beach, SC. Prior to joining Hard Rock Park, Kaetzel was the senior vice president and general manager of Canada's Wonderland in Toronto, annually ranked among North America's most well attended theme parks.

With 30 years experience in senior management, as well as live entertainment, sports and music marketing, Kaetzel excels as a results-driven leader in the theme park and attractions industry. He has held leadership positions at four of the five Paramount theme parks, Centre Management and Verizon Center in Washington, DC and the San Francisco Giants.

"I am looking forward to leading this incredible team whose passion and commitment to this project is overwhelming," said Kaetzel. "Hard Rock Park will absolutely rock the Myrtle Beach and South Carolina tourism industry."

The world's first rock n' roll theme park, Hard Rock Park, celebrates the spirit of the music with a 55-acre park on 140-acre development, containing more than 40 attractions for rockers of all ages, including roller coasters, shows, children's play areas, restaurants, cafes and retail stores, a multi-purpose live music amphitheatre, and ultra-modern sound system specifically developed for the project, creating a totally immersive full day experience.

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