Green Tagged: Theme Park in 30

Green Tagged: Theme Park in 30

An insider’s take on the theme park and themed entertainment industry trends, Green Tagged Covers the Top Theme Park News from each week. From theme parks to zoos and aquariums to haunted houses, we scour the world for what you need to know. We may not have all the answers, but we ask the right questions.

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January 10, 2022 30 min
This week we're recapping some of the largest stories from the last three weeks, all centered around the trend of attractions moving forward into the new year.
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In this New Year Special, we review our top 5 trends that will impact you and your attraction most in 2022. The list is: Reducing friction for the guest; Inflation; Season Creep; IP Extension; and Market Expansion.
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December 27, 2021 30 min
It's our Christmas special! In this special we take a break from the news to discuss the elements of a Christmas event at attractions.
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Omicron updates; Winter programming updates at parks (09:30); Theme Park Holiday Viewing Guide (18:30); Instagram Data Dive (26:10).
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While we’ve been focusing on the US market the past few shows, there’s growth showing in Asia and the UAE. Plus a round up of new openings. Stories: Universal Beijing Resort likely to surpass Shanghai Disney's daily visitors; Expo 2020 Dubai in UAE posts 7-week attendance figures; Melco unveils concept for second phase of Macau’s Studio City; Lunar New Year, Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival returning to Disn...
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December 6, 2021 35 min
While attractions are benefiting from a booming economy, low unemployment and a high quit rate continue to confound. Is it time to rethink the employment model for attractions? Also, has Disney lost it’s magic?
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November 29, 2021 31 min
In the wake of the holiday season, Disney is doubling down on the day guest and working to secure staffing. Also a new slate of Thea recipients and Peppa the Pig! Stories: NY State of emergency; Walt Disney Co. pauses vaccine mandates for employees; Walt Disney World Pauses Select Annual Pass Sales; TEA announces 28th annual slate of Thea Awards recipients; Peppa Pig Theme Park at LEGOLAND Florida Resort to open as Certified Autism...
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November 22, 2021 30 min
IAAPA Expos 2021 is over, and we’re recapping some the largest takeaways. Plus, a little update on Thanksgiving Travel Trends.
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November 15, 2021 31 min
Results are in from the Q4 earnings reports: Disney continues to lead the pack as their strategy pays off while other parks are hoping seasonal events will save them. Meanwhile, the Halloween Autopsy revealed that the holiday season is beginning earlier than ever. Stories: Party City Halloween Revenue; HauntPay Industry Report; Disney Q4 Earnings Call; Cedar Fair Earnings; Seaworld Earnings; Holiday World Announces Return of 'T...
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November 8, 2021 31 min
With Halloween coming to an end, it’s time to recognize your cast and celebrate the transition over to Christmas. Staffing will continue to play a major role as international travel resumes. Stories Covered: Orlando Welcomes the Brits Back; Tokyo Disney Posts loss for 2021; Shanghai Disney Reopens after testing guests; Cedar Point Q3 earnings report is positive; the US added 531,000 jobs in October; IAAPA Announces 2021 Brass Ring ...
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October 31, 2021 32 min
We're reflecting on the Halloween experiences we've worked on or attended this year. Mentioned: Creatures of the Night at ZooTampa, Ghoul School at Gaylord Palms, Hauntoween, Leogoland, Franklin Frights, Six Flags Fright Fest, Castle Park's Castle Dark, Luna Park Sydney, Universal, Knott’s Scary Farm, Seaworld Orlando and San Deigo, LA Haunted Hayride, The Vault of Souls, Nosferatu, Clown Academy, Winchester Mystery Hou...
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Stories: Insurance hikes threaten show rides and amusement parks, Vienna museums take to OnlyFans to share uncensored art, InPark Tracks is now available from InPark Magazine, Storyland Studios to create luxury tattoo experience for Fine Ink Studios, The labor shortage is spooking a new victim: haunted houses. Takeaways from The Vault of Souls, The Clown Academy, and Sir Henry’s Haunted Trail.
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October 18, 2021 30 min
We’re discussing trends for this holiday season and crafting sophisticated fear on this episode of green tagged. Stories: Accesso reflects on industry trends; The Harris Poll releases Halloween metrics; Haunted Ghost Town (Findlay, Ohio) has cancelled their 2021 haunt season due to a lack of staffing; WDW will begin Christmas November 8th with Universal following on November 13th; Reflections from Terror Vault, The Vault of Souls, ...
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October 10, 2021 30 min
This week: A PSA for EIDL extensions, USJ and The Pokemon Company announce partnership, Six Flags Magic Mountain works with Clear, Prices for Lighting Lane Released, plus a roundup of new openings.
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Crowds continue to swell at mega fall events, leading to more accidents. We dive into the incident report from Glenwood Caverns and the fighting at Six Flags properties, then discuss how attractions are responding. Plus, are unvaccinated people more likely to visit theme parks?
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September 27, 2021 30 min
Quarterly reports from Disney and Cedar continue to show good trends, but more people at fall events means more conflict. Media has been latching on to anything that can be viewed as unsafe at attractions. In this episode we touch on larger trends and discuss what some folks are doing as a defense. Plus, we finish up with some killer collaborations at ScareHouse, Hershey Park, and the first haunted house NFT.
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September 20, 2021 32 min
After some quick hits, we’re discussing the Golden Ticket awards and how attractions are engaging their super fans. Stories covered: LA County Guideline updates; Amusement Today’s Golden Tickets; Universal Beijing’s Opening; Takeaways from Knott’s Scary Farm, Universal Orlando Horror Nights, SeaWorld, and more.
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The administration is asking entertainment venues to require vaccines for guests; what should attractions do? Also – a discussion on SeaWorld’s inaugural Halloween event HowloScream, Universal Orlando’s Sellout nights, and Disneyland’s Very Merriest Nites.
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We’re one year old! This stories in today’s show deal with attractions choosing between wide audience appeal versus targeting audience segments. Stories: Walt Disney World Annual Pass sales to resume Sept. 8 with four new pass types; Merlin Entertainments & LEGO break ground on LEGOLAND Shenzhen Resort; Storyland Studios to design experiences around Ubisoft franchises; Europa-Park to launch its own on-demand streaming service o...
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After some quick hits, our deep dive this week is retail experiences versus app extensions; while many brands are crafting experiences with licenses, Disney is doubling down on app experiences. Stories: Walt Disney World requiring COVID vaccine for unionized cast members; Delta’s Extra $200 Monthly Healthcare Surcharge To Unvaccinated Airline Workers May Have Serious Unintended Consequences; Vinyl dividers will separate guests and ...
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