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TEA announces winners of Thea Awards
POSTED 19 Nov 2010 . BY Tom Walker
The Harry Potter attraction in Orlando
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter cleared the table of awards at this year's Thea Awards ceremony, held during the IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida.

The attraction - at the Universal Resort in Orlando, Florida - was handed a total of four awards by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA).

The attraction received gongs for best New Theme Park Land; best Thematic Integration of Retail, Food & Beverage Experiences; best Feature Attraction; and best Technical Achievement.

Other winners included the National Infantry Museum in San Francisco, US, and the Glasnevin Museum in Dublin, Ireland.

The awards, organised by TEA, are in their 17th year and seek to gauge and celebrate excellence in storytelling that supports the creation of compelling places and guest experiences.

The full list of winners is below.

Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement:
Along the River During the Qingming Festival, China Pavilion, Shanghai Expo 2010(Expo Pavilion Exhibit)
The National Infantry Museum, Columbus, Georgia USA (Museum)
The Walt Disney Family Museum, San Francisco, USA (Museum)
Science Storms, Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago USA (Museum/Science Center Exhibit)
Beyond All Boundaries, Solomon Victory Theater, National World War II Museum, New Orleans USA (Museum Attraction)
Glasnevin Museum, Dublin, Ireland (Museum)
World of Color, Disney California Adventure, Anaheim USA(Nighttime Spectacular)
ICT Mobile Device, Information and Communications Pavilion, Shanghai Expo 2010(Integration of Technology and Storytelling)
Flynn Lives, ComiCon 2010 San Diego, Calif. USA (Promotional Event)
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (New Theme Park Land)
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (Thematic Integration of Retail, Food & Beverage Experiences)
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (Feature Attraction)
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (Technical Achievement)

The Buzz Price Award (formerly the Thea Lifetime Achievement Award):
Kim Irvine, Art Director, Disneyland

Thea Classic Award:
The Exploratorium, San Francisco, California

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TEA announces winners of Thea Awards
POSTED 19 Nov 2010 . BY Tom Walker
The Harry Potter attraction in Orlando
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter cleared the table of awards at this year's Thea Awards ceremony, held during the IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida.

The attraction - at the Universal Resort in Orlando, Florida - was handed a total of four awards by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA).

The attraction received gongs for best New Theme Park Land; best Thematic Integration of Retail, Food & Beverage Experiences; best Feature Attraction; and best Technical Achievement.

Other winners included the National Infantry Museum in San Francisco, US, and the Glasnevin Museum in Dublin, Ireland.

The awards, organised by TEA, are in their 17th year and seek to gauge and celebrate excellence in storytelling that supports the creation of compelling places and guest experiences.

The full list of winners is below.

Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement:
Along the River During the Qingming Festival, China Pavilion, Shanghai Expo 2010(Expo Pavilion Exhibit)
The National Infantry Museum, Columbus, Georgia USA (Museum)
The Walt Disney Family Museum, San Francisco, USA (Museum)
Science Storms, Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago USA (Museum/Science Center Exhibit)
Beyond All Boundaries, Solomon Victory Theater, National World War II Museum, New Orleans USA (Museum Attraction)
Glasnevin Museum, Dublin, Ireland (Museum)
World of Color, Disney California Adventure, Anaheim USA(Nighttime Spectacular)
ICT Mobile Device, Information and Communications Pavilion, Shanghai Expo 2010(Integration of Technology and Storytelling)
Flynn Lives, ComiCon 2010 San Diego, Calif. USA (Promotional Event)
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (New Theme Park Land)
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (Thematic Integration of Retail, Food & Beverage Experiences)
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (Feature Attraction)
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (Technical Achievement)

The Buzz Price Award (formerly the Thea Lifetime Achievement Award):
Kim Irvine, Art Director, Disneyland

Thea Classic Award:
The Exploratorium, San Francisco, California

MORE NEWS
The Everyday Heritage initiative celebrates and preserves working class histories
Off the back of the success of the first round of Everyday Heritage Grants in 2022, Historic England is funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage of working-class England.
Universal announces long-awaited details of its Epic Universe, set to open in 2025
Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and How to Train Your Dragon worlds to its Florida resort.
Heartbreak for Swedish theme park, Liseberg, as fire breaks out
A fire has destroyed part of the new water world, Oceana, at Liseberg in Sweden, and a construction worker has been reported missing.
Museum director apologises after comparing the city of Florence to a sex worker
Museum director Cecilie Hollberg has come under fire for comparing the city to a sex worker due to uncontrolled mass tourism.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
instantprint

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
Taylor Made Designs

Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has been supplying the Attractions, Holiday Park, Zoos and Theme Park mark [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
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08-08 May 2024

Hospitality Design Conference

Hotel Melià , Milano , Italy
10-12 May 2024

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
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