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3 Things The Theme Park Industry Needs To Notice About Alton Towers Smiler Incident

Major accidents, whether we like it or not, cause us to make changes in how we operate as a society. Thanks to the Titanic, every seaworthy vessel now must carry lifeboats with the exact number of seats the ship can carry.  In the theme park world, Walt Disney World is reportedly testing an automation system

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Nik Wallenda Walks Orlando Eye Ahead of May 4 Grand Opening

Early on the morning of Wednesday April 29, media gathered to watch Nik Wallenda walk across the top of the Orlando Eye without any kind of balance pole or tether. Media poured in from all over the state with their cameras pointed to the skies to capture the moment, which was also being broadcast live

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Sea Life Aquarium Orlando Opens May 4, 2015

As part of I-Drive 360, Sea Life Aquarium will open its doors on May 4, 2015 and Theme Park University got a preview of the new attraction! Located at the base of the Orlando Eye observation wheel is an attractions concourse that gives visitors the chance to experience the Sea Life Aquarium, the Orlando Eye

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San Francisco Dungeon Celebrates Grave Robbers For A Limited Run

The San Francisco Dungeon has opened a new section of their unique haunt located in Fisherman’s Wharf for a limited time only. Replacing their “Plague” show is an entirely new offering opening appropriately on Friday the 13th and closing on February 28th of 2015. According to the folks at the Dungeon, “it’s an all new

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San Francisco Dungeon Combines History And Chills

Editor’s Note: Today’s article comes to us from an avid Theme Park University reader and a huge fan of themed entertainment. Alexander hopes to be in the themed entertainment field himself one day and we wish him the best of luck. Many thanks for the review of San Francisco Dungeon, Alexander!   I visited San

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