Theme Park Pulse: News and Notes for Week of Jan. 28, 2016
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Cedar Fair amusement parks and Electronic Arts video games have partnered to usher in a new generation of theme park attractions based on popular video game titles. The attractions will include Mass Effect 4 and Plants vs. Zombies themed rides.
Local officials in Branson, Missouri, have announced plans to build a new attraction called ‘Bigfoot on the Strip’ which will cost an estimated $10 million and will be constructed along the Highway 76 corridor.
In a controversial decision, a federal judge has ruled that the Ark Encounter theme park—based on a replica of Noah’s Ark—would be allowed to screen potential hires based on religion and still retain tax incentives.
Universal Orlando Resort announced the launch of a new educational program that will teach students the basics of business. It has been dubbed the Business Learning Series.
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