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The Spectacle of Jordan’s Red Sea Astrarium – Hotels, Gardens, Water Parks and, Oh Yeah, Star Trek

Posted on January 21, 2014

First announced a couple of years ago as a pet project of King Abdullah of Jordan (a confirmed Trekkie), it looks like at long last, the Red Sea Astrarium, complete ...

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Surfs Up: A New Frontier for the Water Park Industry

Posted on January 20, 2014

When you think of water parks, a few images probably come to mind. You may think of lazily winding through a relaxing lagoon, taking a free fall down a heart-pounding ...

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What’s Behind the China Theme Park Boom?

Posted on January 17, 2014

    Asia is currently one of the hottest theme park markets in the world. If you follow theme park news closely, this trend quickly becomes evident. China has been an epicenter ...

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Detroit Redesigns Belle Isle Aquarium With Hand Me Downs from Closed National Aquarium in DC

Posted on January 16, 2014

The Belle Isle Aquarium in Detroit was the oldest operating aquarium in the US from when it opened in 1904 until it closed in 2005. But after seven years out ...

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14 Visitor Experiences We’re Excited About in 2014

Posted on January 15, 2014

2013 was an amazing year for entertainment design. We saw an explosion of cohesive theming, deeper storytelling, and technological innovation in theme parks, museums, water parks, and unique experiences around ...

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New Chinese Theme Park Will Create a Sinking Titanic Attraction

Posted on January 14, 2014

Yet another theme park in China has been announced – it seems like there's another projected every week. This latest venture, funded by Seven-Star Energy Investment Group, translates roughly as ...

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Journeys of Invention: London’s Science Museum Uses Story-based App to Virtually Share Science

Posted on January 13, 2014

London’s Science Museum is bringing together the best in apps and storytelling to create a truly unique visitor experience for virtual guests. In its newly released app Journeys of Invention, ...

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Vegas Gets a Crazy New Roller Coaster at Circus Circus

Posted on January 9, 2014

The Adventuredome at Circus Circus is getting a brand new coaster later this month that promises to bring the thrills. There are six El Loco coasters in the world but ...

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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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Good Eats – Two Gastronomical Attractions Launch on Foodie Fringes

Posted on January 7, 2014

Today we visit both coasts to talk about food-based attractions and how eats and treats are transforming hospitality in Tampa and faster food in San Francisco. See how the Epicurean ...

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