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Halloween, theme parks and a screaming business success

With the end of the summer season, you might think that your local theme parks are about to pack it in for some winter slumber. However, Halloween is fast approaching and theme parks are getting ready to scare...

Attractions news 14.9.19: Super Nintendo World...

Attractions news … New details about Super Nintendo World's "killer" rides at Universal Studios Japan; Disneyland Paris Frozen attractions and Marvel themed hotel; new SeaWorld coasters and a water rides;...

Disruptive Technology Design Considerations

A disruptive technology, according to Harvard Business School professor Clayton M. Christensen who coined the term, is one that displaces an established technology, shaking up the industry, or a ground-breaking...

From the theatre to designing attractions to Professor:...

“What is this guy’s deal?” This is what I thought as I got off my first conference call that included Bob Shreve in 2005. At the time we were discussing the concept of Mystery Mine with Herschend Family...

Attractions news 7.9.19: Disney updates on Epcot,...

Attractions news ... Lots of new details about Disney attractions with updates on the Epcot transformation, Rise of the Resistance, the Marvel Avengers Campus and a new Spider-Man ride; new rides and...

Six Flags 2020 Season: a recipe for speed, spins &...

On August 29th, Six Flags announced every new addition coming to its theme parks across North America for the 2020 season. Similar to Cedar Fair's announcement two weeks ago, Six Flags may have surprised quite...

#Throwback theme park: Cedar Fair 2020 expansion plans...

Over the past week, Cedar Fair announced its 2020 capital expansion plans for all of its theme parks. Typically known for big steel rides, it appears that the company is heading in a different direction next...

Attractions news: Disney US theme park attendance drops...

Welcome to the blooloop briefing; a roundup of attractions news from the last seven days. In the news this week – Crowds stay away from Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge as Disney's US theme parks record an...

Flying theaters: a soaring demand (and it’s not...

If you don’t currently have a Flying Theater in your park or local major city, should you be planning on adding one? The answer may be yes. It seems clear that Flying Theater installations are not only on the...

Attractions news: Universal’s Epic Universe |...

Welcome to the blooloop briefing; a roundup of attractions news from the last seven days. In the news this week – Universal reveals plans for an Epic Universe theme park; Lionsgate Entertainment World...