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Magic and Illusions: Franz Harary’s “House of Magic” to Open in Macau

Posted on May 22, 2015

In September 2015, global magic fans are in for a major treat. Internationally acclaimed magician and illusionist Franz Harary is opening “Franz Harary’s House of Magic.” The $40-million attraction will ...

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reelXperience: Could Interactive Theaters Become Mainstream?

Posted on May 21, 2015

For movie fans, there’s nothing quite like the moment when the lights drop down, the sound goes up, and images of movies begin to dance across the silver screen. And ...

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How Do LARP-based Summer Camps Help Kids Learn to Play?

Posted on May 18, 2015

LARPing, or live action roleplaying, is becoming an increasingly mainstream activity. A whole generation of people who grew up playing D&D, visiting Renaissance Fairs, and spending their weekends running around ...

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All “Eyes” on Orlando: Why Tourist Destinations Are Investing in Giant Ferris Wheels

Posted on May 13, 2015

Earlier this month, Orlando joined the ranks of tourist destinations that are investing in giant Ferris wheels. The London Eye. The Las Vegas High Roller. The Beijing Great Wheel. And ...

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Go Game: Team Building 2.0

Posted on May 7, 2015

“While no two groups of people are exactly alike, our common affinity for collaboration, exploration and problem-solving demonstrates that one thing is certain: humans shine when at play.” –The Go ...

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Is Experiential Living Design the Next Big Trend?

Posted on May 6, 2015

We’ve taken liberties with Yeats to lead you through a tale that tells of most inspired fates in hopes to lift the veil. One of the most fascinating stories about experiential living design began ...

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Are Museums Effectively Sharing Indigenous Cultural Experiences?

Posted on April 29, 2015

Anchorage, Alaska is perhaps best known for being the largest city on the last great American frontier. Visits to the region often include watching the Northern Lights, viewing wildlife, and ...

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Hunger Games Theme Park Attractions Latest Addition to motiongate™ Dubai

Posted on April 24, 2015

If you’re a Hunger Games fan looking for a theme park connection to your favorite book and film series, the odds may finally be in your favor. In a recent ...

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Can Experience Mapping Help You Create a Winning Attraction?

Posted on April 21, 2015

One of the universal truths of visiting a theme park is the long waits. From spending hours with cranky children waiting to meet their favorite characters to sweltering as you stand ...

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Asking the Right Questions When You’re Developing Wildlife Encounters

Posted on April 20, 2015

  The movie Blackfish raised an important issue to the broader public consciousness: what’s right and ethical when you’re designing wildlife encounters focused on education and entertainment? From a design standpoint, ...

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