What Can The Science of Experience Teach Us About Themed Resort Design?

Posted on May 29, 2015

In a recent article, Fast Company explored the science of experience. The authors came to the conclusion that experiences make people happier than material objects, for a wide variety of ...

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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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Creating the Las Vegas Experience

Posted on February 24, 2015

Sin City is one of the most evocative destinations in the world. Whether it’s the glittering strip ablaze at night, the iconic “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign, or the dozens ...

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Could Mystery Trips Be the Next Big Travel Theme?

Posted on February 4, 2015

Today, most of the conversations around travel focus on how technology has put the power in the hands of consumers. It’s possible to research every minute detail of your trip ...

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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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Keeping Cool in Texas: Indoor Ski Resort Coming to the US

Posted on October 23, 2014

Even if you hate the cold and the snow on principle, there’s a certain something about jetting down the slopes at high speeds on skis. Winter sports have been synonymous ...

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Radical Innovation Award 2014 Finalists Feature 3D Printing and Clean Air Design

Posted on May 1, 2014

The Radical Innovation Award encourages designers to develop ideas that will have a positive impact on hospitality. Entries should solve problems faced by hotels and create opportunities for guests and ...

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Hive-Inn by OVA Studio Marries Flexible Configurable Design with Chic Branding

Posted on April 24, 2014

OVA Studio developed their Hive-Inn concept as an entry in the Radical Innovation Award competition which is a search for the next big hotel concept. Although OVA did not make ...

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Our Top 5 Favorite Sci-Fi Themed Hotels & Concepts

Posted on February 26, 2014

If you’re a fantasy fan, your favorite franchises are in favor right now at theme parks and themed hotels – from the LEGOLAND Hotel’s amazing castle rooms to the Universal ...

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Close Encounters: New Sci-Fi Hotel and Museum Bar Bring Aliens to Life in US

Posted on January 8, 2014

Fans of Ridley Scott’s Alien and its sequels are familiar with the work of H.R. Giger. The renowned Swiss artist’s Necronom IV print served as the inspiration for the creature ...

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