11 Most Overrated Theme Park Attractions

It should be noted, not all new and day-one theme park attractions are equal. Nor are all of them successful from a Guest satisfaction standpoint – evaluating them through a theme park designer’s lens or through the eyes of the theme park operators who have to maintain and operate them each day. The goal of…

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Theme Park Design: Preventative Maintenance

Would you believe me if I told you long term routine weekly, monthly, and yearly theme park maintenance is baked into the original theme park project’s design from day one? Assumptions and Exclusions When designing new theme park attractions, lands, hotels, and new entire parks the design team and the project’s Stakeholders spend an immeasurable…

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What Is New At Dollywood: 2021

Recently, I had the privilege of attending a pre-season press event at Dollywood. Dollywood’s President, Eugene Naughton; Vice President, Pete Owens, Public Relations Director, Wes Ramey, and other Dollywood team members led a small group from the media around the park to discuss the park’s new enhancements and overall Guest experience improvements being offered during…

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