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28 Jun 2017 Attractions Management: industry news and jobs
 
 
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Managing Director
Salary: c.£60,000 + bonus + benefits
Location: Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Company: Wicksteed Park
Head of Site
Salary: circa £70k
Location: Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Royal Horticultural Society
Theatre Caretaker
Salary: £10,000
Location: Maidstone, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Recruitment Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Windsor, United Kingdom
Company: Legoland
Facilities Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hollywood, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
Head of eCommerce - Short Breaks
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chessington, United Kingdom
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group
Project Manager (Europe)
Salary: Competitive
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group
Head of Merlin Annual Pass
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chessington, United Kingdom
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group
Finance Director
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chertsey , United Kingdom
Company: Thorpe Park Resort
Technical Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Company: The Dungeons
General Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nashville, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
Studio Artist
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Location: San Francisco , United States
Company: Madame Tussauds




in this issue

• Kent theme park loses Paramount brand
• LIW rebrands as fitness trade show
• Leicester Tigers' hotel development


Property & tenders
Leisure Operator to manage the Central Milton Keynes Community Sports Facility (Sport Central)
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
Outdoor Pursuits Partnering Soft Market Test
Location: Walsall Company: Walsall Council
Expressions of Interest for the provision of leisure management services at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Aylesbury
Location: Company: Wheelpower- British Wheelchair Sport
Opportunity to Operate Two Major West Midlands Leisure Centres
Location: Company: Solihull Metroplitan Borough Council
For Sale / To Let Outdoor Pursuits Centre
Location: Company: GVA
Invitation to Quote: Specialist Consultancy Advice - Leisure Facilities
Location: Company: Barrow in Furness Borough Council
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Toronto Zoo opens new Wildlife Health Centre  
Toronto Zoo opens new Wildlife Health Centre

By Tom Anstey

Toronto Zoo is about to open its CA$18m (US$13.6m, €12.1m, £10.7m) Wildlife Health Centre – a brand new high-tech zoo hospital and laboratory with visitor facilities for the public. The zoo held an official opening ceremony for the 50,000sq ft (4,645sq m) centre on 26 June, with the facility opening to the .... more>>
London takes cut to boost regional arts by £170m in Arts Council's new National Portfolio  
London takes cut to boost regional arts by £170m in Arts Council's new National Portfolio

By Tom Anstey

Arts Council England (ACE) has shown its commitment to institutions outside of London and smaller arts organisations, after revealing details of its four-year National Portfolio for funding. In October, ACE announced announced “ambitious” investment plans for 2018-2022, totalling £622m a year for its three .... more>>

VisitBritain celebrates literary legends with new tourism campaign  
By Tom Anstey

VisitBritain has launched a new campaign aiming to boost visitor numbers in the UK, announcing a year of literary milestones dubbed “Magical Britain”. Launched to coincide with the 20th .... more>>
Amanda Levete's mammoth V&A Exhibition Road expansion ready to open  
By Kim Megson

The largest building project undertaken by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in over 100 years opens to the public on Friday (30 June). Architect Amanda Levete and her firm AL_A .... more>>
Gran Canaria set to start work on Europe’s biggest waterpark  
By Alice Davis

Tenerife’s Siam Park, one of the best in the world according to TripAdvisor users, is on the verge of getting a sister park on neighbouring island, Gran Canaria. The €60m (£52.7m, US$67m) .... more>>
Richard Leakey and Daniel Libeskind are bringing a museum of evolution to Kenya's Lake Turkana  
By Kim Megson

The renowned paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey is developing a museum dedicated to the history of human evolution on the banks of Lake Turkana in the Kenyan desert. Polish-American .... more>>
SeaWorld reveals government subpoena requests  
By Tom Anstey

SeaWorld is being investigated by two US federal agencies looking into public statements by executives before and during August 2014, including comments about the controversial .... more>>
Hersheypark looking at possible expansion  
By Tom Anstey

The owner of Pennsylvania’s Hersheypark is in the early stages of developing a masterplan for the expansion of the theme park, eyeing a piece of land adjacent to the attraction for the .... more>>
Exclusive: Moscow startup eyes global expansion with free-roam VR experiences  
By Tom Anstey

Russian virtual reality startup Anvio VR has set its sights on establishing multiple worldwide attractions after launching its debut product, a free-roam multiplayer zombie shooter which .... more>>
Race begins to win design contract for Kaunas Concert Centre 'of international significance'  
By Kim Megson

Architecture competition organiser Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) has launched the one-stage race to find a designer for a new concert centre in Kaunas. Practices from across the .... more>>
Peru addresses Machu Picchu overcrowding with permit system  
By Tom Anstey

The Peruvian government has introduced a permit system for Machu Picchu in an attempt to better control footfall at the Unesco World Heritage site. Starting on 1 July, tourists will .... more>>
Stanton Williams complete transformation of historic Nantes art museum  
By Kim Megson

A historic fine art museum in Nantes, France, will re-open to the public tomorrow (23 June) following a major transformation by British architecture practice Stanton Williams. The firm .... more>>
Houston's Holocaust Museum unveils US$33.8m expansion  
By Tom Anstey

Houston’s Holocaust Museum has announced plans to nearly triple in size following a US$15m (€13.5m, £11.8m) gift from longtime patrons Lester and Sue Smith. The Smith’s donation goes .... more>>
Moomin Museum opens in Tampere  
By Tom Anstey

The birthplace of illustrator and writer Tove Jansson is now home to a museum dedicated to her most famous creation – The Moomins – which has opened in Finland. The gallery in .... more>>
Paramount splits from £3.2bn Kent theme park project  
By Tom Anstey

London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH) – the developer behind the Paramount theme park in Kent – has announced a surprise split from the film studio, which was to act as the masthead for the .... more>>

Features
Simworx

Promotional feature:
Simworx


UK-based attractions manufacturer Simworx is building on its global portfolio with a range of new projects in Dubai, China and Spain
New Ways to Tell Stories

Ask an expert :
New Ways to Tell Stories


Is technology reinventing the narrative journey in attractions? We ask the experts
Brian Cox

People profile:
Brian Cox


The famous physicist and the BBC's Tomorrow's World science engagement campaign
Toronto Zoo develops autism-friendly guide

Technology news:
Toronto Zoo develops autism-friendly guide


Toronto Zoo in Toronto, Canada, has launched a special support guide designed to assist those with cognitive special needs, including autism, in managing and mastering a visit to the zoo
Part 6 - Controlling costs

Analysis:
Part 6 - Controlling costs


In part six of our eightpart series, consultant David Camp looks at keeping costs under control
That’s the Spirit

Attractions:
That’s the Spirit


Jameson’s visitor experience centre has been revamped by BRC Imagination Arts. Tom Anstey went to Dublin and talked to the team about the project
The Era of Zero risk

Editor’s letter:
The Era of Zero risk


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Wheels in Motion

Technology:
Wheels in Motion


Orlando is to become a proving ground for self-driving cars. We look at the plans
HollandWorld finds developer, expands scope

Visitor Attractions news:
HollandWorld finds developer, expands scope


The Delta Development Group has signed an initial agreement to drive forward plans for a Dutchinspired theme park and leisure destination near Amsterdam in the Netherlands
Shining Stars

Museums:
Shining Stars


Inside the Museums + Heritage Awards
Attractions product news

Creative director Steve Boyd extends Kynren for upcoming season

Creative director Steve Boyd extends Kynren for upcoming season

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

Kynren - An Epic Tale of England, a spectacular open air show will reopen for the 2017 season on 1 July 2017.
 
Tensator announces Emirates Air Line partnership

Tensator announces Emirates Air Line partnership

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

Queue management specialist, Tensator has signed a contract with the Emirates Air Line cable car.
 
Polin to create waterpark on the site of an 800 year old church

Polin to create waterpark on the site of an 800 year old church

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

Waterslide manufacturer Polin will create an indoor waterpark next to a church spire in Coventry, West Midlands, UK, that was built in the Middle Ages.
Museum product news

Kunstkraftwerk’s Devon Miles chooses Optoma

Kunstkraftwerk’s Devon Miles chooses Optoma

FROM MUSEUM-KIT.NET

A recent art installation at a power plant in Leipzig, Germany, used 55 shortthrow Optoma Proscene projectors to incorporate contemporary art with the industrial structure.
 
Christie articulates Richard Mosse’s thermographic art

Christie articulates Richard Mosse’s thermographic art

FROM MUSEUM-KIT.NET

A recent exhibition at the Barbican, London, featured footage taken by a long-range infrared thermographic camera capable of detecting body heat some 30km ) away.
 
New Smartify app brings visitors closer to their favourite artworks, explains Anna Lowe

New Smartify app brings visitors closer to their favourite artworks, explains Anna Lowe

FROM MUSEUM-KIT.NET

Smartify is an app that allows gallery visitors to use their mobile phone to identify an artwork and unlock a wealth of information about it.
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Red Raion is the first made-in-Italy VR/5D movie production company, for your most advanced theaters and simulators. Enjoy some samples from their movies produced in 2016! Find out more...
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The company was founded in 2000 and is owned by the National Space Centre, UK.

NSC Creative is an award-winning UK studio with over 15 years of experience in immersive media and storytelling. We offer a full creative service for attractions specialising in high-end media for VR, domes, media coasters, projection-mapping, immersive tunnels, flying theatres, 4D and dark rides.
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26-28 Jun 2017

MuseumNext Europe 2017

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11-13 Aug 2017

China (Zhongshan) International Games & Amusement Fair

Zhongshan Convention Center, Zhongshan, China



24-28 Sep 2017

EAS (Euro Attractions Show) 2017

Messe Berlin, Berlin, Germany



24-28 Sep 2017

World Canals Conference 2017

Erie Canal, Syracuse, United States



02-04 Oct 2017

MuseumNext USA

Portland Art Museum, Portland, United States



04 Oct 2017

VAC 2017 (The Annual National Conference of Visitor Attractions)

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom



05-06 Oct 2017

TEA SATE Conference

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, United States



13-14 Nov 2017

Total Supply Chain Summit

The Met Hotel, Leeds, United Kingdom



16-17 Nov 2017

Museums Association Conference and Exhibition

tbc, Manchester, United Kingdom



11-14 Dec 2017

WTM International Golf Travel Market

tbc, Cannes, France



20 Apr 2018

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Beijing Landmark Towers, Beijing, China



28 Aug - 01 Sep 2018

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TOP STORIES
Toronto Zoo opens new Wildlife Health Centre
BY Tom Anstey
Toronto Zoo is about to open its CA$18m (US$13.6m, €12.1m, £10.7m) Wildlife Health Centre – a brand new high-tech zoo hospital and laboratory with visitor facilities for the public.
London takes cut to boost regional arts by £170m in Arts Council's new National Portfolio
BY Tom Anstey
Arts Council England (ACE) has shown its commitment to institutions outside of London and smaller arts organisations, after revealing details of its four-year National Portfolio for funding.
VisitBritain celebrates literary legends with new tourism campaign
BY Tom Anstey
VisitBritain has launched a new campaign aiming to boost visitor numbers in the UK, announcing a year of literary milestones dubbed “Magical Britain”.
+ More news
FEATURES
Museums: Shining Stars
Inside the Museums + Heritage Awards
Technology: Wheels in Motion
Orlando is to become a proving ground for self-driving cars. We look at the plans
Heritage: Long Live Lascaux
France’s prehistoric cave art reproduced for the public, with a new visitor centre to boot
+ More features
SUPPLIER NEWS
Creative director Steve Boyd extends Kynren for upcoming season
Kynren - An Epic Tale of England, a spectacular open air show will reopen for the 2017 season on 1 July 2017.
Tensator announces Emirates Air Line partnership
Queue management specialist, Tensator has signed a contract with the Emirates Air Line cable car.
+ More products
LATEST JOBS
Managing Director
Wicksteed Park
Salary: c.£60,000 + bonus + benefits
Job location: Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Head of Site
Royal Horticultural Society
Salary: circa £70k
Job location: Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom
Theatre Caretaker
Parkwood Leisure
Salary: £10,000
Job location: Maidstone, United Kingdom
Recruitment Manager
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Windsor, United Kingdom
Facilities Manager
Madame Tussauds
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Hollywood, United States
Head of eCommerce - Short Breaks
Merlin Entertainments Group
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Chessington, United Kingdom
Project Manager (Europe)
Merlin Entertainments Group
Salary: Competitive
Job location: London, United Kingdom
Head of Merlin Annual Pass
Merlin Entertainments Group
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Chessington, United Kingdom
Finance Director
Thorpe Park Resort
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Chertsey , United Kingdom
Technical Manager
The Dungeons
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
General Manager
Madame Tussauds
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Nashville, United States
Studio Artist
Madame Tussauds
Salary: Competitive
Job location: San Francisco , United States
General Manager
The Eye Brand
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Orlando, United States
Cluster Operations Manager
Legoland Discovery Centre
Salary: Competitive
Job location: San Antonio , United States
Digital Marketing Specialist (Temporary)
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Job location: California, United States
Water Park Lead Lifeguard
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Job location: California, United States
Duty Manager
Madame Tussauds
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Hollywood, United States
Project Manager (Europe)
Merlin Entertainments Group
Salary: Competitive
Job location: London, United Kingdom
Operations Assistants
Parkwood Leisure
Salary: Up to £8.00 per hour
Job location: Ollerton, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Operations Manager
The Eye Brand
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Orlando, United States
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