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Ripley’s Debuts Canada’s Largest Aquarium in Toronto!

Posted on October 17, 2013

Yesterday, Canada’s largest aquarium opened to the public in Toronto – Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. Prior to the launch, the Vancouver Aquarium was the country’s biggest aqua depot at 100,000 ...

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Cinecittà World Says Benvenuto in 2014

Posted on October 16, 2013

At first promised to open in 2011 then postponed to 2012 and then again... at long last Cinecittà World is in its final construction stages and is slated to open ...

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3 Amazing Art Museums Debut in 2014

Posted on October 15, 2013

  Several new art museums are slated to open in 2014 and what’s exciting about the structures we’re highlighting today is that their design is art as much as what they ...

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Entertainment on Cruise Ships Reaches New Heights

Posted on October 14, 2013

You know the saying – "it’s not the destination, it’s the journey"? Cruise ship innovations in entertainment design are making this even more apt and ensure the trip is equally ...

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Will Wanda Whomp Disney? Theme Park Wars Erupt in China

Posted on October 11, 2013

The Dalian Wanda Group announced last month that they are investing nearly $6 billion to build a cultural tourism city in Wuxi – an area just outside of Shanghai. The ...

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Lose Yourself in Delusion this Halloween

Posted on October 10, 2013

Are you one of those with an iron will that doesn’t flinch at even the most terrifying of sights? Or are you likely to scream at the slightest start? No ...

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Jackie Chan Is Opening a Theme Park But Will It Have Kick?

Posted on October 9, 2013

As one of the world’s most popular actors, Jackie Chan is a global sensation. In China and Hong Kong, he’s larger than life – known for his martial arts, acting, ...

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When Art Attacks! Did Kurt Hentschläger’s ZEE Go Too Far?

Posted on October 8, 2013

  Chicago artist Kurt Hentschläger’s ZEE has struck again – taking out three patrons at its most recent exhibition in Pittsburgh. So how does art attack and was this the artist’s ...

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Highlights of the Eye-Opening 2013 SATE Conference

Posted on October 7, 2013

Savannah, GA is a romantic city full of historic architecture and dramatic weeping trees (and, most likely, ghosts). But last week it was full of themed entertainment industry professionals for ...

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Oldest Aquarium in US Shuts Down – What’s Next (if anything) for the National Aquarium?

Posted on October 7, 2013

There have been a lot of things shut down in our nation’s capital lately thanks to the budget sequester but this closure is permanent and its residents more likely to ...

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