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Could Universal Orlando Be Considering Queueless Theme Parks?

There have been some interesting developments recently at Universal Orlando that may revolutionize the entire theme park industry. A new feature that recently popped up on the official Universal Orlando app may be an indicator of how the park may handle queues for attractions for their entire property. Before we tackle that, let’s look at

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Our First April Fool’s Day Prank

I just wanted to thank everyone for sharing and supporting our first April Fool’s Day article last week here at Theme Park University.  While most people got the joke, we did get a few “bites,” so I figured I would share with you the clues that were dropped throughout the article to give the readers

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Connecting More Dots: Character Meet and Greets That Separate FastPass From Standby

In July 2014, Princess Fairytale Hall in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom ran a test where if a guest didn’t have a FastPass, they needed to get a return time to come back. Once gone, no one was allowed in once they handed out all the return time cards. I wrote on Saturday, March 7 about

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How Much Do Queues Affect Your Theme Park Experience?

Since Theme Park University has started, I have gotten dozens of e-mails from people within the themed entertainment industry or people looking for a way in, saying what a great resource the site has been to them. Recently, I received a request from Austin Lemaster, a senior student of Hospitality at the University of Central

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The Confusion of Front of the Line Offerings In Theme Parks

Waiting in line sucks. No matter if you are at the grocery store, grabbing a bite to eat or at the DMV getting your driver’s license renewed, it seems that your life slips away as you trudge forward ever so slowly. No matter what theme park you visit on the planet, the number one complaint

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