Responding to various media reports that surfaced earlier this month, Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, owner and operator of regional theme, water and zoological parks across North America, said it is not expanding to Asia.

It was widely reported that Datuk Syed Mohamed Syed Ibrahim, president and chief executive officer of Iskandar Investment, said an announcement would be made by Six Flags over the next six months regarding the construction of a new theme park in the development region of Iskandar.

However, Nancy Krejsa, senior vice president of investor relations and corporate communications for Six Flags, said the company has no involvement with the investor or Iskandar, which is located in the southern Malaysian state of Johor.

Meanwhile, back in the US, where Six Flags operates 17 theme parks, the operator has been busy recruiting for the summer season.

Six Flags Over Georgia has been holding auditions for actors, singers, dancers, comedians, costume characters and technicians, while Six Flags Over Texas said it wants to hire about 1,000 employees for the 2013 season.