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Our Annual Entertainment Edition

Our Annual Entertainment Edition

May 22, 2015 No Comments

Building a business requires both small and big steps in the form of making sound decisions, creating alliances and sometimes taking leaps of faith. In the entertainment center business, finding the right employees and vendors can help make the process easier. This edition features Tourist Attractions & Park’s yearly look at this important industry segment. […]

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Fun Foods for Fun Times

Fun Foods for Fun Times

April 20, 2015 No Comments

Each spring Tourist Attractions & Parks (TAP) takes the pulse of the food segment of the leisure entertainment industry in an effort to inspire our readership to increase profits by making the most of this critical revenue stream. In this year’s installment we cover a wide array of attractions to bring readers tips and advice […]

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Business Tips for Successful Operation

Business Tips for Successful Operation

February 13, 2015 No Comments

In each issue, Tourist Attractions & Parks brings the many businesses in the magazine’s coverage universe practical operational advice for better profit pictures. We offer articles on everything from staff training to choosing the right equipment, and our readership can always learn new ways to conduct business for the best results. In the February/March edition, […]

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Vow to Lead in 2015

Vow to Lead in 2015

January 6, 2015 No Comments

As a leading publication in the leisure entertainment and amusement industry, Tourist Attractions & Parks (TAP) magazine seeks to enlighten, inform and entertain its hard-working readership. We hope our readers have a prosperous 2015, and that our articles and ads help their businesses to grow and expand. In order to prosper, businesses must take the […]

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See You at the Show

See You at the Show

October 22, 2014 No Comments

To commemorate the IAAPA Attractions Expo, the annual event that brings the amusement industry together for learning, networking, fun and buying, Tourist Attractions & Parks offers an issue full of good ideas to improve your operation in 16 articles and numerous smaller stories and sidebars. The Large Park Report leads off the edition with a […]

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The Profiles in Excellence Issue

August 19, 2014 No Comments

Each fall you can open the pages of Tourist Attractions & Parks to find a new crop of company profiles. These small stories, dubbed Profiles in Excellence, can open you to big success. The section offers informational snapshots of some of the top vendors in the industry, companies that are also advertisers in this issue. […]

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Daring to Be the Best

March 1, 2014 No Comments

For each February/March edition, the magazine recognizes the top vendors in the industry with listings in the Who’s Who Buyer’s Guide. We hope the guide will inspire you to pursue more information about these companies online. In addition to their ads, advertisers in this issue are listed in the guide with phone numbers and websites […]

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New Ideas for a New Year

January 1, 2014 No Comments

It is with optimism for the leisure entertainment industry that we look ahead to a new year. Tourist Attractions & Parks has been covering the amusement industry for over 40 years, and the magazine never stops innovating in its efforts to keep in touch with the many segments of the markets in its coverage universe. […]

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Staying in Tune with the Customer

November 1, 2013 No Comments

If you are looking for operational ideas and advice from your colleagues in the amusement business that will help you stay on the same page as your customers, you will find it in Tourist Attractions & Parks.  Our circulation reach and the scope of our coverage in many of the business’ segments, including the family […]

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The Possibilities in a Turning Tide

September 1, 2013 No Comments

According to the World Waterpark Association (WWA), the Summer 2012 estimated attendance at North American waterparks was about 85 million, and average attendance growth per year over the last five years at these same parks in the United States, Canada and Mexico was 2.2 percent. The numbers illuminate how capitalizing on the simple appeal of […]

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