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Theme Park Insider Interviews

Editor Robert Niles talks with leading ride designers, travel experts, theme park managers and Hollywood stars about what's new and exciting in the world of theme parks and family travel.


Universal Studios Hollywood's John Murdy, Creative Director for Halloween Horror Nights, talks about preparations for the 2012 event.

SeaWorld's Creative Director, Brian Morrow, talks with Theme Park Insider about the Orlando park's new 360-degree 3D attraction, Turtle Trek, as well as about its upcoming ride, Antarctica.

A behind-the-scenes walk through Transformers: The Ride - 3D at Universal Studios Hollywood, Apr. 13, 2012

Inside the making of Transformers: The Ride - Theme Park Insider interview with Thierry Coup and John Hallenbeck, Dec. 3, 2011

Transformers director Michael Bay talks about Transformers: The Ride, Dec. 5, 2011

'Hidden Mickeys: A Field Guide to Disney's Best Kept Secrets' - a Theme Park Insider interview with Steve Barrett, Nov. 28, 2011

'Walt and the Promise of Progress City' - a Theme Park Insider interview with Sam Gennawey, Nov. 17, 2011

Part two of 'Walt and the Promise of Progress City' - a Theme Park Insider interview with Sam Gennawey, Nov. 21, 2011

Go behind the scenes as Universal Studios Hollywood prepares for Halloween Horror Nights, Sept. 7, 2011

Interview with Universal Creative's Mark Woodbury: On Harry Potter, King Kong and Transformers, Aug. 10, 2011

The stars of Harry Potter talk about Universal Orlando's Wizarding World, June 17, 2010

A tour around Disneyland's Rivers of America, with Imagineer Kim Irvine, May 10, 2010

An insider's look at the new world's fair: Shanghai World Expo 2010, Apr. 28, 2010

Disney's Tony Baxter and Scott Trowbridge on the next generation of animatronic storytelling, Dec. 17, 2009

Advice for families taking a cruise vacation: An interview with Luisa Frey, Nov. 4, 2009

Advice for families flying to Orlando's airport: An interview with Christopher Elliott, Oct. 21, 2009

An insider's Q&A with Manta's design director, Brian Morrow, May 8, 2009

An insider's Q&A with 'Men in Black Alien Attack' creative director Dave Cobb, Apr. 22, 2009

Six Flags CEO optimistic about 2009 solution to company's debt problems, Mar. 23, 2009

An insider's visit with theme park designer Bob Rogers, Jan. 23, 2009

Theme Park Insider behind the scenes with the trainers at SeaWorld San Diego, Aug. 8, 2008

Universal Orlando's top chef talks about Mythos, food trends... and Harry Potter, July 7, 2008

A tour of Magic Mountain, with park president Jay Thomas, May 12, 2008