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In Zoos We Trust (In A Post-Truth World)

Americans' relationships with traditional authorities has been evolving. Our distrust of the media and obsession with ‘fake news’ is the strongest and most recent illustration of this erosion that in...
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Summer 2017: Volcano Bay vs Pandora – The World of AVATAR

Summer 2017 is an important season for Orlando attractions, with the opening of two huge developments from Universal and Disney. The two industry giants are constantly fighting for their...
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The Circus isn’t Coming to Town

On January 14, 2017 The Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus, the Greatest Show on Earth, announced it was folding up the big top and closing forever in less...
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Cashing in on Christmas – Festive Events at Heritage Attractions

I spent last weekend in London feeling very Christmassy, seeing the lights on Oxford Street, walking through the Christmas Market on Southbank, but the highlight was a...
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Festive (Marine) Fun at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration

Christmas is a big deal in the theme park world and most parks have an event to celebrate the season, drive attendance and increase revenue. For the first time,...
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BAi360: A Promenade on a Vertical Pier

I happened to find myself in Brighton recently on a very misty and cloudy day; by 8am I was on the seafront and I could just make out the BAi360...
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Theme Parks: A Kid’s Eye View

Some of the most important decision-makers at your property have only been walking 1-2 years. They are under 1 metre tall and can be picky eaters. I’m talking about kids 5 and...
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The New Frontier – Multiplayer Free-Roam VR Gaming at V Play Reality Orlando

Last week I got to leave the real world behind and explore the V Play Reality experience at the newly opened 45, 000 square-foot Main Event in Pointe Orlando. Virtual...
Five trend predictions from IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016

Five Trend Predictions from IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016

The IAAPA Expo one of the pinnacle events in the calendar and one where everyone is vying to make the biggest announcements, showcase the latest technology, release  the...
London Dungeon Pie Shop

Interaction at the Dungeons

A quick visit to explore The Tavern at London Dungeons