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Technology + Victoriana = Steampunk

Posted on January 30, 2015

Steampunk is one of the rising trends in the fandom and entertainment world that we’re paying attention to. If you’re not familiar with Steampunk, it’s been described as “an alternative ...

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What’s Driving the Resurgence of Themed Hotels?

Posted on January 28, 2015

Themed hotels have long been a hospitality mainstay. Are they still hot, though? If you thought our collective tastes might be becoming too sophisticated to embrace the idea of themed ...

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What Makes Cirque Best in Show?

Posted on January 26, 2015

There is no name in live show design that inspires the same level of excitement and awe as Cirque du Soleil. The Quebec-based company, which was founded in 1984, describes ...

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What the Internet of Things Might Mean for Theme Parks, Museums, and Other Fun Places

Posted on January 21, 2015

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an intriguing idea. Basically, the concept goes like this: as more and more people use mobile devices and wearable technology, each person will walk ...

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Six Flags Introduces Batman: 4th-Dimension Roller Coaster

Posted on January 19, 2015

2015 is promising to be an exciting year for roller coaster enthusiasts. One of the most exciting introductions is the new Batman coaster, set to debut at Six Flags Fiesta ...

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The Role of Wearable Technology in the Museum Experience

Posted on January 15, 2015

Mobile apps and smartphones are a common sight in today’s leading cultural institutions and act as a gateway to deeper engagement and understanding. But just as museums have adapted to ...

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The Evolving Role of Video Games at Theme Parks

Posted on January 13, 2015

The role of video games at theme parks is quickly changing. Disney recently announced that it plans to stop distributing prizes at its hotel video game arcades. New legislation has ...

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Top 7 Theme Park Attractions of 2014

Posted on January 8, 2015

2014 was an exciting year for the entertainment design world. Venues around the globe introduced new thrilling attractions, and many classic rides received a major facelift. Designers pushed the envelope ...

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Kabul City Park Offers Respite from Conflict & Hope for the Future

Posted on January 6, 2015

In October, Afghanistan opened what's being hailed as the country's first theme park. In fact, there have been other parks open for short stints over the years. This is just ...

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The Best New Year’s Eve Celebrations from Around the Globe

Posted on December 31, 2014

Ringing in the New Year is a big affair. People strive to find activities and events that are festive and memorable, with just the right notes to help welcome the ...

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