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Striving for Excellent Experiences

Striving for Excellent Experiences

February 13, 2018 No Comments

Giving it all to make the best possible decisions is a cornerstone of success in any business endeavor. In the leisure entertainment industry, keeping a close eye on how consumers want to spent their free time can be a particularly challenging part of the decision-making process. Although much has been written about staying at home […]

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A New Year for Business Success

A New Year for Business Success

January 10, 2018 No Comments

Each year brings new opportunities for success, and each issue of Tourist Attractions & Parks (TAP) magazine gives you new chances to learn about the industry and improve your business outlook. In each edition, we examine the trends and practices that can  help you on your journey toward greater profitability and professional satisfaction. This first […]

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Taking the Guests’ Lead

Taking the Guests’ Lead

October 18, 2017 No Comments

Each guest that visits your facility is an opportunity to watch how your employees and physical plant function together to make a successfully entertaining experience. If there is a bump in the road during the visit, the guest that lets you know about the problem is your best ally. This is the guest who cared […]

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A Journey Toward Success

A Journey Toward Success

August 28, 2017 No Comments

A busy summer can reveal both the strengths and weaknesses of an organization. Once the tourist season is over is a perfect time to assess what is right and what is wrong about your attraction. Did your staff members excel at their jobs? Don’t be stingy with praise or rewards if this was the case. […]

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Making Changes for Better Business

Making Changes for Better Business

May 24, 2017 No Comments

Entertainment centers, including facilities in Europe, are meeting the challenges of a public looking for new types of diversions by adding attractions to their facilities to create new and better experiences. Trampoline parks and movie theaters are offering particularly unique experiences, as are bowling centers, as they evolve into attractions where the whole family can […]

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Here’s to Optimism for Today and Tomorrow

Here’s to Optimism for Today and Tomorrow

April 6, 2017 No Comments

I am happy to report that recent trade shows and conferences have been positive events. At the F2FEC and Amusement Expo shows, there was order writing taking place and money being spent, sure signs that attendees were looking toward the future with optimism. Amusement Expo also featured an interesting opportunity for learning with the Foundations […]

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Helping Guests to Find the Fun

Helping Guests to Find the Fun

February 13, 2017 No Comments

Family entertainment centers that offer arcades and laser tag remain solid choices for all types of guests. These affordable options for fun can offer something for every age group, and at many centers the arcades and laser tag attractions cannot be beat. We at Tourist Attractions & Parks offer the best articles covering tips to […]

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Making Luck in 2017

Making Luck in 2017

December 29, 2016 No Comments

We at Tourist Attractions & Parks (TAP) hope you approach the New Year with all of the optimism and energy you need to make luck and achieve success in your business endeavors.  In this issue, we offer stories that both explore possible trends for 2017 and illuminate upcoming events with original editorial to catch your […]

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Building Success

Building Success

October 25, 2016 No Comments

No matter what stage you are guiding your business through, whether it is planning,  renovating or some other benchmark, you can never stop building with improvements and new ideas. From addressing the small details that will give you a spotless attraction to making a big splash with a new major ride, every aspect of your […]

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Sailing into Success

Sailing into Success

August 26, 2016 No Comments

This issue marks the start of the busy fall trade show season, and we wish you the best of luck in your travels. The shows are a great way to get inspired to improve your operation in every area, from food and rides to customer service and staff training. As you seek to give guests […]

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