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April/May 2018

April 10, 2018 No Comments

The Large Park Report   Brewing Up Business – Large Parks and the Craft Beer Craze  Several large parks and resorts have noticed the craft beer trend and are incorporating specialty brews into their beverage programs.  Waves A Waterpark Improvement Checklist – Four Ways to Spruce Up for Spring  This story contains a rundown of […]

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February/March 2018

February 14, 2018 No Comments

The Large Park Report  A Season for Fun More of the Year – Staving Off Shutdowns at Large Parks  A look at the special considerations generated by extended operational seasons. Waves  Making Inside Waves – The Latest Trends for Indoor Waterparks  A look at how five waterparks are improving for the future.  Bonus Sidebar: Keeping […]

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January 2018

January 10, 2018 No Comments

Articles 2018 Large Parks and Resorts Preview  A preview of what is new at several parks around the country for 2018. The Large Park Report · Vendor Profile  Garner Holt Productions – Always Looking for the Next “Cool” Project Contributing Writer Susan Mease interviewed Garner Holt, the founder and president of Garner Holt Productions, for […]

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November 2017

October 18, 2017 No Comments

Cover Feature: Tourist Attractions & Parks Vendor Spotlight The Focus is Still Family and Quality for Sacoa, Inc. A look at Sacoa Entertainment, where family and quality are the touchstones of the business. The Large Park Report A Virtually Flawless Plan for Fun – A Virtual Future for Large Parks and Resorts In this installment, […]

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September/October 2017

August 28, 2017 No Comments

The Large Park Report Disney’s Big Bet – Pandora: The World of Avatar  Disney’s latest mega-attraction was a big risk, but one clearly worth taking. CEO Insights  – An Interview with Hershey Entertainment and Resorts’ John Lawn A Tourist Attractions & Parks magazine interview conducted by President and Executive Editor Scott C. Borowsky with John […]

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June 2017

May 24, 2017 No Comments

The Large Park Report  Training Trends from the Disney Trenches – Behind the Scenes at Pandora – The World of Avatar Before an attraction such as Disney’s Pandora – The World of Avatar can open, months of training must go into both the technical operation of the attractions as well as the interactions with guests. […]

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April/May 2017

April 6, 2017 No Comments

The Large Park Report Dreaming It and Theming It – Eateries with a Story at Large Parks In this installment, The Large Park Report explores the intersection of eating and entertainment at theme parks and resorts. Sprucing Up for Spring Section What Waterparks Know About Spring – A Time for Ride Renewal A look at […]

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February/March 2017

February 13, 2017 No Comments

Articles The Large Park Report Scaring Up Business – Halloween Events at Large Parks Although the summer months garner much of the interest, Halloween season is one of the fastest growing, and one of the most profitable, times of the year for large parks. Waves Waterplay Safety Tips for a Season of Fun How waterparks […]

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January 2017

December 29, 2016 No Comments

The Large Park Report Predictions and Observations: What to Expect in 2017 Last year was extremely successful for the industry’s large parks. Will the trend continue in 2017? Waves Waterparks: Inside Information on Indoor Fun In this article, owners and managers of indoor waterparks reflect on their plans and goals for 2017. Bonus Sidebar: When […]

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November 2016

October 25, 2016 No Comments

The Large Park Report The Year in Review: 2016 at Large Parks and Resorts Contributing Writer Chad Emerson looks at changes and improvements during 2016 at a selection of parks. Amusement Parks – Top Tips for Training Top Workers How parks of all sizes are properly training staff members. Bonus Sidebar: What Is Your Best […]

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