2020 was a year we soon won’t forget in the themed entertainment industry. Theme parks worldwide shut down, and some are still closed. The year began strong with some new attractions, and then we got to experience the parks in new and imaginative ways. Here’s a look back at the Top 10 videos from our YouTube channel in 2020![Read more…]
There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a very disappointing year for theme park fans, as many attractions around the world were (or continue to be) closed due to COVID-19. Still, with the hopes of a brighter 2021, Blooloop—the world’s leading online resource for professionals working in the field of visitor attractions—has ranked this year’s top 25 theme park attractions.[Read more…]
While the official opening date of the “Beauty and the Beast” expansion to Fantasyland at Tokyo Disneyland isn’t until Sept. 28, some lucky guests were able to see the area in a soft opening. These shots, provided by MAI, give us a detailed look at this new area.
The magical world of Belle and the Beast has come to life in Fantasyland at Tokyo Disneyland, but the real adventure is within the walls of the Beast’s Castle, where guests can experience Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beast, the first ride-through attraction themed to the classic 1991 Disney animated film.[Read more…]
Today, Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea became the last of the Disney Parks worldwide to announce their official re-opening date. While they were the last to announce, they will not be the last to re-open. Both parks are re-opening on July 1.[Read more…]
As some U.S. theme parks have begun announcing plans for reopening their gates, park-goers have been told in no uncertain terms that there will be no parades, no fireworks, and no up-close-and-personal character meet and greets, but no screaming? Believe it or not, “quiet thrill rides” may be part of the reopening protocols at Japanese theme parks.[Read more…]
To celebrate World Health Day, the Disney Parks around the world are saying thank you to medical professionals in their own special ways.[Read more…]