The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has revealed the winners of this year's Thea Awards.
Dollywood theme park took home the Thea Classic Award, while the prestigious Buzz Price Thea Lifetime Award was awarded to Mark Woodbury, president of Universal Creative and vice chair of Universal Parks & Resorts.
In total, there were 18 winners across a number of categories, celebrating excellence in the themed attractions industry.
The full list of the THEA outstanding award winners (by category):
Attraction, Limited Budget: Park Legendia, Chorzow, Poland
Museum Experience, Limited Budget: George Washington’s Mount Vernon, US
Connected Immersion – Digital Art: MORI Building Digital Art Museum – teamLab Borderless, Tokyo, Japan
Museum, Limited Budget: The Evel Knievel Museum, Topeka, US
Live Show Spectacular, Limited Budget: Fantastic Journey, Majestic Princess, Princess Cruises, US
Theme Park: Fantawild Oriental Heritage, Xiamen, China
Connected Immersion – Digital Overlay Experience, Limited Budget: Banff National Park, Alberta and Rouge Urban National Park, Toronto, Canada
Attraction: Justice League: Battle for Metropolis, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, California, US
Brand Centre: LEGO House, Billund, Denmark
Repurposed Attraction: Nemo & Friends SeaRider, Tokyo DisneySea, Japan
Attraction: SlideWheel, Chimelong Water Park, Guangzhou, China
Live Show Spectacular: Legend of Camel Bells, Huaxia Cultural Tourism Resort, Xi’an, China
Live Show Spectacular: Universal Spectacle Night Parade – The Best of Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Osaka
Water Theme Park: Universal’s Volcano Bay, Universal Orlando Resort, Orlando, Florida
Outstanding Technical Innovation: Intel Shooting Star Drone System
Peter Chernack distinguished service award: Michel Linet-Frion, Creative & Innovation Director, Pierre & Vacances Développement