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Attendance For Theme Parks Grows for 2017

The annual attendance report has been released by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) and as always, the numbers are fascinating. Overall, the theme park industry has seen steady growth thanks mostly to investments in Orlando and China.  According to the report, attendance for attractions at the major operators globally is almost half a billion visitors

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Hard Rock Park History Chronicled in Video Narrated by Creator Jon Binkowski

For those of you that have been following Theme Park University from the beginning, you know that we started with a series of articles on the short lived Hard Rock Park. To this day, I still meet people who read those articles and want to know more or relive their memories of visiting. The story

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Epic Behind-The-Scenes Video of Shanghai Disneyland Pirates of the Caribbean Battle for Sunken Treasure Unveiled

Out of all the amazing attractions I’ve experienced in recent years, none come close to Shanghai Disneyland’s epic Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for Sunken Treasure. I have seriously considered finding a way to fly back to Shanghai just so I can ride it continuously for days. Unless you experience for yourself, it’s hard to

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