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Is SeaWorld Making A Comeback?

SeaWorld Parks recently made some huge headlines regarding their attendance during the first quarter of 2018. Attendance at their parks was up by 15 percent, which is a huge gain for any theme park because usually, that time of year is the slowest. So does this mean SeaWorld is making a comeback? I would remain

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MASSIVE Photo Tour of Warner Brothers World in Abu Dhabi

Today’s update is brought to you by the folks over at Middle Eastern Theme Parks (or ME Theme Parks for short). They have graciously allowed Theme Park University to use their photos of Warner Brothers World Abu Dhabi from a recently held press event. The park isn’t officially open yet, but we do have photos

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Dubai Parks and Resorts Lowers Attendance Expectations and Restructures Debt

Things are still rough for Dubai Parks and Resorts. In a recent financial statement, it seems that while they remain optimistic, the parent company (known as DBXE) has changed their attendance targets for 2018. For those unfamiliar, Dubai Parks and Resorts consists of Legoland Dubai, Bollywood Park and Motiongate Dubai. All of these parks opened

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DreamVision Theme Park Developer Sentenced for Fraud

For those of you that remember the project, this will come as no surprise. Anyone remember a company named DreamVision that promised not one, but two theme parks opening in Alabama and Texas? Yes, the company claimed that they already had the 3 billion dollars in financing in place and they were ready to move forward

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Alterface Introduces New Wander Technology to Move Guests Through A Theme Park

How guests move through a theme park has become a hot topic in the last few years. We have covered this topic extensively here at TPU with the addition of Tapu Tapu at Volcano Bay, FastPass Plus at Disney and even Universal’s push towards adding Virtual Line to their parks moving forward. Today we are

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Motiongate Dubai Opens To Groans

There are very few sites that hyped up Motiongate Dubai like we have here at Theme Park University. It’s nearly impossible not to be excited about attractions featuring brands like The Smurfs, Ghostbusters, Hotel Transylvania and many more. Considering this was only one park in the Dubai Parks and Resorts entire property, which also includes

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