After multiple delays because of the world health situation, Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan finally has an opening date. Equally exciting, they have also released official photos from inside the land and attractions and many new details.[Read more…]
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles has a new resident. “Bruce,” one of the most iconic objects from the museum’s permanent collection—and the only surviving full-scale shark model from the 1975 Oscar-winning film “Jaws”—has been suspended 30 feet above the museum’s third floor where it will be on view, free to the public.[Read more…]
The Empire State Building has announced the details of its annual holiday festivities – which include Lego displays from a galaxy far, far away![Read more…]
The pandemic has forced the cancellation of beloved traditions across the country in 2020. In Chicago, the country’s third-largest parade — the marquee element of the city’s annual BMO Harris Magnificent Mile Lights Festival — was called off this year. Although the parade won’t be making its way down North Michigan Ave., Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile will still shine bright all winter long with illuminated trees — and a special virtual experience will take the place of in-person festivities.[Read more…]
So, you’d like to become a volunteer cruise ‘guinea pig’ and try out one of the “simulated voyages” that the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has mandated before the industry can start up again in a COVID-safe manner?[Read more…]
Since all of the U.S. theme parks and attractions first closed in March, the tourism and hospitality industry has been ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic. Cruise ships were docked, parks were closed and hotels were shut down in an effort to stop the spread. Many still haven’t reopened, and those that have aren’t seeing the sort of attendance they’re used to. Today, for the first time in a long time, hope has been given to this struggling industry. Pfizer, a biopharmaceutical company, has announced their COVID-19 vaccine tests have proven to be 90% effective during trials.
In response to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Italian government has shut down all theme parks in Italy for four weeks – until Nov. 24, 2020; however, some parks will remain closed until 2021.[Read more…]