A 50-Year Panorama of the Attractions Industry

Won here. This is my interview with Ray Braun, partner emeritus at Entertainment & Culture Advisors, and former lead partner of the Attractions Practice at Economics Research Associates.  Over a 50-year career, Ray has truly worked with everyone.  Here, we cover a wide range of topics and developments, including his work with the Getty, Universal […]

The Inside Story of the Most Expensive Theme Park Ever Built

Won here. I had always wanted to learn about Sanrio Puroland, an indoor theme park in Tokyo opened in 1990. In recent years multiple Hello Kitty theme parks, cafes, and other branded attractions have opened. But Puroland was the first. The attraction has always loomed large in my imagination. It was built during Japan’s boom […]