Theme Park Tourist features a wide-range of in-depth features and articles, covering rides, attractions and restaurants at theme parks all over the world. As well as previews and reviews of new rides, look out for "Top 10" lists and tips for saving time and money on your next park visit.

Retro Rewind: 2001 Universal Orlando Resort Vacation Planning Video

On July 8th, 2000, the “Universal Studios Escape” sign greeting motorists along Hollywood Way came down, bringing the 28-month branding disaster to an ignominious end. A park had become a resort and, two years deep into its transformation, the average tourist was none the wiser.

Genie+ vs. Universal Express: Which Theme Park Upcharge Is Worth Its Price to Plus Your Trip?

Do you prefer Genie+'s low-cost system dictated by rules, reservations, technology, and microtransactions, or Universal's high-cost, all-in, VIP solution for guests willing to spend big to get stuff done?

Controversial Changes Are Quickly Tiring Out Disney's Top Fans. Can They Bring Back the Magic?

Disney fans are a very dedicated group… but even the most devoted fanbase has a breaking point.

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge 2.0: Here's What it Needs

Here's what 'Star Wars' fans are hoping to see from Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge version 2.0!

5 BIG Changes Coming to Walt Disney World in 2022

Many big things are coming to Walt Disney World in 2022. What are you most excited about?

Forgotten Festivities: 7 Former Holiday Celebrations That Should Return to Universal Orlando

The history of those Universal holidays, as loosely recounted last year, is even more slippery than that of Halloween Horror Nights

Up In The Air Attractions We Hope Make A Comeback in 2022

Many attractions have not reopened since closing in 2020 due to the pandemic. Here are some we hope to see a return in 2022.

How to Use Genie+ at Animal Kingdom Without Wasting Your Time or Money... And Why You May Not Need It!

Magic ain't gonna make itself! Theme Park Tourist’s new Genie+ 101 mini-series is meant to help you make the most of your Disney Genie+ service… and more to the point, to get your money’s worth. After all, Genie+ is an untamed upcharge with a whole new learning curve and a lot riding on it. Though

Genie+ 101: Your Insider’s Guide To Getting Your Magic & Money’s Worth at Disney's Hollywood Studios

Today, we’ll set out our “best practice” advice for how to use Genie+ at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Set your alarms, because it's time for some "lights, camera, action!"

Genies and Lightnings and Plusses…?! The Nonsense Naming of Disney's New Service... And Our Idea to Fix It.

The plan was for Disney Genie to make it easier and more fun for guests to plan their perfect 'Disney Day'...

7 Crucial Items You Will Regret Not Bringing To Disney Parks Right Now

Packing for a trip to Disney parks may seem straightforward, but there are some items that are easy to miss until it’s too late.

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