The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA), an international non-profit association representing leading creators, developers, designers and producers from around the world, has announced the new slate of TEA Thea Awards recipients.

The award recipients were announced during the annual TEA Member Meeting which was held online on November 19, 2020.

Among the recipients for the prestigious TEA Thea Awards is Bob Weis, president of Walt Disney Imagineering, who will receive the TEA Buzz Price Thea Award for a lifetime of distinguished achievements.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach received the Thea Classic Award. The Entrance Experience of the St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station also a recipient of a TEA Thea Award for outstanding achievement. Sesame Street: Street Mission in PortAventura World, Spain is another recipient of an award for outstanding achievement.

The Qu Yuan live show at Jingzhou Oriental Heritage Park, Hubei, China, is also receiving an award for outstanding achievement, as is the Twilight Saga: Midnight Ride at Lionsgate Entertainment World, China, among a host of other stand-out rides, attractions and individuals recognised for outstanding achievements in the attractions industry.

A celebration to mark the award recipients’ outstanding achievements will be held with a series of Thea Digital Case Studies being rolled out from July – December 2021. The winners will also be documented in TEA’s official Thea Awards Program.