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Thrill Seekers

“Destinologists call it the OMG moment. It’s the big reveal, a jaw-dropping, stop-and-stare sliver of time when a theme park visitor gets swept away with a carefully planned effect meant to be so dramatic, so memorable, as to be utterly captivating. For the Designers at PGAV Destinations, a St. Louis firm that has built some… Continue reading.

Thunder Feature

Thunderbird Now Open at Holiday World

“Launched Wing Coaster” Themed by PGAV Destinations Thrills Crowds (Santa Claus, IN – July 14, 2015) – America’s first launched wing coaster held its grand opening this spring in the Thanksgiving section of Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari Theme Park in Santa Claus, Indiana. The $22m attraction marks Holiday World’s largest single-ride investment in the park’s… Continue reading.


Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum Celebrates Ten Years

PGAV Destinations Reflects on a Decade of Success at Home of Samuel Clemens (St. Louis, MO – June 30, 2015) – This year marks the ten-year anniversary of enhanced experiences and renovations at the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum in Hannibal, MO and a decade of milestones. St. Louis-based design firm PGAV Destinations was… Continue reading.


World Eagle Day: PGAVIA

PGAV Destinations kicked off spring with our first official corporate volunteering day by helping the World Bird Sanctuary with their annual World Eagle Day. The opportunity came just as PGAV launched its new PGAVIA initiative, our formal volunteer program which creates opportunities for our staff to volunteer throughout the region with environmentalism, conservation, and animal welfare… Continue reading.

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PGAV Destinations Launches New Volunteer Program: PGAVIA

Corporate and Personal Volunteerism Team up with Conservation Campaigns (St. Louis, MO – March 31, 2015) – As part of its 50th anniversary, PGAV Destinations has launched an innovative, new volunteer program for its 80+ destination designers. “For five decades, we have worked with clients in the fields of education and conservation, creating places that… Continue reading.