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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • More hotels are catering to Chinese travelers

    More hotels are catering to Chinese travelers
    Yu Chao Liang and his wife saved a few bucks recently by checking into a mid-price chain hotel in Santa Monica for a two-day business trip from Suzhou, China. But they were not impressed. In the room, they found no slippers, teakettles or...
  • Wonder Woman cast: Gal Gadot to star in Batman-Superman film

     
    Wonder Woman is finally coming to the big screen. Gal Gadot has been cast as Diana Prince in Zack Snyder’s […]...
  • Top 10 most-talked-about people, topics on Facebook in 2013 [Photos]

    Top 10 most-talked-about people, topics on Facebook in 2013 [Photos]
    What do Pope Francis, the royal baby and Miley Cyrus all have in common? They each made it into Facebook's "Most Talked About in 2013" list. To celebrate the end of 2013, Facebook released a number of end-of-year lists on Monday. The lists include the...
  • Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman: Comics world reacts on Twitter

     
    Yesterday's casting announcement that Israeli model and actress Gal Gadot will portray Wonder Woman in the upcoming “Man of Steel” […]...
  • Shanghai Disney Resort could be bigger than Disneyland

    Shanghai Disney Resort could be bigger than Disneyland
    When it comes to theme parks, the Walt Disney Co. could have a new No. 2 – Shanghai Disney Resort. Speaking at the UBS 41st annual Global Media and Communications Conference on Tuesday, Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo said that Disney’s...
  • Justin Bieber rules Instagram with most liked photo of 2013

    Justin Bieber rules Instagram with most liked photo of 2013
    Is it any surprise Justin Bieber had the most liked photo on Instagram? The teenage pop singer's feat was announced Friday by Facebook-owned Instagram along with other statistics from 2013. The photo, which was posted this summer, shows Bieber...
  • More theme parks make sure waiting in line is long on fun

    More theme parks make sure waiting in line is long on fun
    ORLANDO, Fla. — Passengers waiting to board the Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride at Walt Disney World used to stand in long lines that snaked along the sun-baked pavement. Riders are now ushered into an air-conditioned tent, where kids can play on...
  • Disney's sexier, skinnier Merida to stay, despite protests

    Disney's sexier, skinnier Merida to stay, despite protests
    Despite an online petition that garnered over 200,000 signatures protesting the re-imagining of Pixar's "Brave" heroine Merida, Disney has no intention of abandoning its sexier version of the Scottish archer. The modified Merida was created specifically...
  • End the killer whale circus

    End the killer whale circus
    SeaWorld would no doubt prefer that the public forget about Dawn Brancheau, the trainer who died in an attack by a killer whale at its Orlando theme park more than three years ago. But that's unlikely to happen in the near future — not after the...
  • What the future may hold for Tomorrowland at Disneyland

    What the future may hold for Tomorrowland at Disneyland
    The eternal problem with Tomorrowland is that the commonplace reality of today inevitably catches up to and ultimately surpasses the ultramodern imagined future of yesterday. Disneyland's forward-looking land of tomorrow has seen many evolutions since...
  • Review: New Disneyland show combines musical theater with digital wizardry

    Review: New Disneyland show combines musical theater with digital wizardry
    The new "Mickey and the Magical Map" at Disneyland offers a solid if predictable storytelling foundation for an energetic musical stage show that's expected to run for years at the Anaheim theme park. Photos: "Mickey and the Magic Map" show at...