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The Top 50 Theme Parks in the World

Believe it or not, half a billion people – that's 7% of the planet! – visited a major theme park in 2018.

T2 3-D: Behind-the-Screens of Universal's Larger-Than-Life Lost Legend

LOST LEGENDS: T2 3-D – Battle Across Time: Yet another Universal classic has closed, and this was a BIG one. T2 3-D was one of the most expensive media attractions ever, reuniting blockbuster stars, Hollywood directors, and themed entertainment industry legends in one of the most larger-than-life, massively-scaled attraction experiences ever. From the 1980s to the 2020s, this time-traveling experience was unlike anything else.

BACK to the FUTURE: The Lost Legend that Created Universal Studios Florida and Thrilled a Generation

LOST LEGENDS: Back to the Future – The Ride: When Universal first eyed the opportunity to bring a version of its famed Hollywood studio park to Florida in the mid-1980s, the idea of taking on Disney was simply too daunting... to become a contender in Disney's own back yard would take an out-of-this-world E-Ticket ahead of (and in this case, also behind) its time. Headed up by Spielberg himself, this closed classic is the reason Universal Orlando exists! This is the full story...

This Amazing Adventure May be One of the Best Rides Ever Built. Here's the Inside Scoop.

MODERN MARVELS: The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man: It's not every day that a new attraction stuns the industry and reshapes themed entertainment design. But that's exactly what happened when "the world's most technologically advanced theme park" opened with a revolutionary ride. We'll recount the almost-unbelievable tale from Spidey's earliest concepts to the industry-wide impact of its amazing blend of projection, physical sets, music, special effects, and fun.

The Top 50 Theme Parks in the World

Theme Park Tourist's guide to the 50 most popular theme parks in the world. How many of the globe's best parks have you visited?

25 Incredible New Theme Park Attractions Opening in 2016

Take a look at 25 of the most unique and incredible new theme park experiences coming in 2016.

16 Stunning New Roller Coasters Opening in 2016

These are the most intriguing new roller coasters making their debuts this year...

6 HUGE Things You Might Have Missed from 2014's List of Top Theme Parks

We are only a few days removed from the release of the annual Global Attractions Attendance Report, the seminal theme park data evaluation from the Themed Entertainment Association, which is effectively the facts and figures bible of the theme park industry. Even though the data presented requires a

9 MORE Disney Films that Don't Have Major Attractions (But Totally Should!)

We believe that the movies listed below are due for their major theme park debuts at some point, hopefully a point not too far into the future.

The Contrarian: 3 Reasons Why Universal's Strategy for Beating Disney May be the Wrong One

Universal is taking on Disney on the worldwide stage – but does it really need the rest of the world in order to win? Editor's note: this is the latest of a series of features in which one of our writers takes a deliberately controversial stance on a theme park-related topic to try and stir up some

The 5 New Theme Parks That Will REALLY Make Universal’s Empire Universal

Universal is busy preparing five new parks, with two more possibly in the works, including a new water park and a third gate in Orlando. Watch out, Disney – there's a new kid on the global block! Universal Parks and Resorts is incredibly busy, in the midst of a building spree not seen since former

The 5 New Theme Parks That Will REALLY Make Universal’s Empire Universal

Universal is busy preparing five new parks, with two more possibly in the works, including a new water park and a third gate in Orlando. Watch out, Disney – there's a new kid on the global block! Universal Parks and Resorts is incredibly busy, in the midst of a building spree not seen since former

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