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Announcing the Themed Attraction Student Showcase

Themed Attraction Student Showcase Important: Please continue to check this post for updated information. We will add to this post as more information comes available. Themedattraction.com exists to inform, encourage, educate, and expand the themed entertainment / location based entertainment / attractions industry. We are pleased to announce the inaugural “Themed Attraction Student Showcase” for…

2020 Themed Experience and Attractions Academic Symposium Open Call for Proposals, Accuracy in Amusement Ride Safety Reporting, & Students Build a Dark Ride from Scratch

Each year international scholars from a variety of disciplines assemble during the final day of the IAAPA expo to exchange ideas, enhance research, and debate intricacies of the blending of art and science in themed environments and attractions. The Themed Entertainment and Attractions Academic Symposium (TEAAS) includes oral research presentation sessions and poster exhibitions relevant…

Non-linear Storytelling, Fantawild Oriental Heritage, and Service Robots: Summary of 2019 IAAPA Expo Themed Experience and Attractions Academic Symposium (TEAAS) – Part 2

Summary – Earlier this month Themedattraction.com highlighted research presentations on dark rides, perceptions of theme park crowding, and immersion-as-inhabitation known as scenographic storytelling from the Themed Experience and Attractions Academic Society (TEAAS) 2nd annual symposium sponsored by the IAAPA Foundation. The symposium includes oral research presentation sessions and poster exhibitions relevant to themed experience and attractions.…

Dark Rides, Crowding, and Scenographic Storyworlds: Summary of 2019 IAAPA Expo Themed Experience and Attractions Academic Symposium (TEAAS) – Part 1

On November 22, 2019, the Themed Experience and Attractions Academic Society (TEAAS) held its 2nd annual symposium sponsored by the IAAPA Foundation. The symposium includes oral research presentation sessions and poster exhibitions relevant to themed experience and attractions. TEAAS promotes the open access publication of scholarly research. This year nine oral presentations focused on tourism…

Theming the Thrills

A study into the use of theming and design as a marketing medium to enhance the visitor experience at theme parks. RJ Cumberworth BA (Hons) Leisure Management Birmingham College of Food, Tourism & Creative Studies March 2001 Preface & Acknowledgement The topic of theming and design at theme parks has been chosen due to a…