Theme parks are big business in the U.S. According to the International Association of Amusement Parks, America’s 400-something amusement park generate as much as $12 billion each year with more than 300 million annual visitors.
This summer, there are some big new developments in the major theme parks. Producer Diane Panosian went behind the scenes of Universal Studios’ King Kong 360 3-D, the World of Color at Disney California Adventure, and the highly anticipated Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando.
Watch part one of our series to learn the story behind the development of King Kong 360 3-D, what creator Peter Jackson has to say about the project, and hear celebrity reactions to the new attraction.
For more info on theme parks, please visit our Theme Park Travel section.
Now take an inside look at Peter Jackson’s King Kong 360 3D at Universal Studios Hollywood in this video:
Catch more travel videos on Peter’s official YouTube channel here.
And stay tuned for more reports from Diane Panosian on the summer’s hottest new theme park attractions.
Related links on PeterGreenberg.com:
- Preventing Family Meltdowns at Theme Parks
- Off the Brochure Travel Guide: Los Angeles, CA
- Navigating Disney World & Orlando Before Disney – PGW Radio
- Orlando, Florida, Beyond Theme Parks
- The World’s Wackiest Theme Parks
- Family Travel section
- Theme Park Travel