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Dubai Set to be New Theme Park Capital of the World?

Orlando could be playing second fiddle to the deserts of Dubai in the coming years if recent headlines come true. With new theme parks opening by the end of 2016 and a slate of a half dozen in the coming years (and counting), that could be the case. Let’s take a look at what Dubai

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Six Flags Continues To Have Serious Dress Code Issues

TPU brought you a story in 2015 about how a woman entering Six Flags Over Georgia was denied entry because her belly button was exposed. More on that later. This year, Six Flags has moved up… to cleavage. Bina Ramesh is an annual passholder to Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey. In July 2016, she

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Metropolis Sky Tours: Plussing Six Flags New England’s Superman the Ride

After winning the Amusement Today’s “Golden Ticket Steel Coaster of the Year” award a staggering five times and USA Today’s “Best Coaster on the Planet,” Six Flags New England’s Superman the Ride had no place to go but down. Suddenly, it’s getting brought up the lift hill again. Guests of the stunning and breathtaking smooth

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Six Flags Parks adding virtual reality to roller coasters across North America

Six Flags has finally announced that their parks will be getting virtual reality on their roller coasters starting Spring 2016. Nearly every park in the Six Flags chain will have at least one roller coaster in a park will have a virtual reality experience. From the press release: Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), and Samsung

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Six Flags China Breaks Ground On Theme Park Near Shanghai

Much like mushrooms, theme parks are springing up from the ground all over China these days. Recently, work began on China’s first Six Flags branded theme park in Haiyan about 45 minutes away from Shanghai. While the above image may give the perception that everyone arriving to Six Flags China will do so by helicopter or

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Rich Hill – Senior Designer for Sally Corporation Interview for Theme Park University Radio

In our latest episode of Theme Park University Radio, we interview Rich Hill from Sally Corporation who was in the middle of designing Justice League: Battle for Metropolis. In our interview we discuss what it was like pulling off the biggest dark ride project in the history of Six Flags parks as well as other

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Using Theme Parks As Babysitters

Whether you know it or not, theme parks double as baby sitters for kids and teenagers. This is not a “once in a while” problem. Guaranteed, for every day of operation, every single theme park in North America has children dropped off and left unsupervised. From destination parks like Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando

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An Interview With Rich Hill Artistic Director For Sally Corporation On Creating Justice League: Battle For Metropolis

Sally Corporation is creating one of the most anticipated attractions of 2015, Justice League: Battle for Metropolis 4D. Appearing in Six Flags St. Louis and Six Flags Over Texas, this will by far be the most immersive dark ride ever seen inside of a Six Flags park. Last week, Sally Corporation’s CEO John Wood unveiled their Joker

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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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Our Online Role as Magic Makers…

Are negative posts and “Me, too!” thinking tainting vacation magic? Ron Schneider examines the role Disney bloggers play in their guests’ good times…

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