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Theme park news: Disney, Japan and Warner Bros. World...

From the Far East to Abu Dhabi and Florida, the last week has seen news that will impact and shape the theme park business for decades to come. There were new deals, the opening of a major new park and the...

Theme park news top 10: goodbye to The Bugs and hello...

It's been a busy week in the theme park world, with a business battle ended and new rides and attractions announced, just as an old favourite scuttles off into the sunset. Here the week's theme park new tops...

Geeks rule the theme park world too: Adam Sandy talking...

Perhaps I am being introspective as I turn 40 this year. But it feels like some interesting transitions haven taken place in the theme park business recently. Namely, it’s the people. By Adam Sandy (right),...

The art of the tease: Dolly’s earrings and new...

Mid-July marks the half-way point of the busy summer season for much of the northern hemisphere's amusement parks. And it is now that they start to reveal details of the new rides and attractions coming in...

Environmentalism, climate change and finding hope on a...

Hope can be a hard thing to see in these, oftentimes, bleak days. Differences of opinion are creating chasms that once seemed to be bridgeable by debate and empathy, but now are so deep and wide - and filled...

How a new breed of immersive Experience Park is...

A look at the rise of the Experience Park. These are the richly themed, immersive attractions which are enriching the guest experience both physically and digitally.  By Lance Hart, Screamscape Over the...

3 ways real-time visitor feedback enhances the guest...

For a theme park or visitor attraction, providing a great guest experience is crucial. Now operators can receive visitor feedback as it happens, meaning they can react to it during that visit. Here are three...

Theme park news top 10: Klowns, Wildfire and Pixar Pier

Let's review the Top 10 theme park industry news items you may have missed from the past week. There were Klowns from Outer Space, a reprieved rollercoaster and Disney's Pixar Pier went Inside Out. By Lance...

Theme park news – Tokyo Disney Resort and the...

There is always a virtual blizzard of news, hype and activity in the theme park news world. This week I focus on the Walt Disney Company. By Lance Hart, owner, Screamscape The house that the Mouse built has...

How to build a 21st Century aquarium (inside a 19th...

Opening 2019, the construction of the new St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station has presented unique challenges to the team tasked with the creation of this ambitious new attraction. They are building a 21st...