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Rides and Attractions Area Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chessington, United Kingdom
Company: Chessington World of Adventures
Entertainments Team Leader
Salary: Competitive
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Company: Legoland Discovery Centre
Operations Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Company: Legoland Discovery Centre
Engineering Systems Specialist
Salary: Competitive
Location: Orlando, FL, United States
Company: The Eye Brand
Guest Experience Host - Education Team
Salary: Competitive
Location: Kansas City, MO, United States
Company: Sea Life
Marketing Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
Retail Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Atlanta, GA, United States
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group
Director of Front Office Operations
Salary: Competitive
Location: Carlsbad, CA, United States
Company: Legoland
Marketing Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: New York, NY, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
Regional Controller (Northeast)
Salary: Competitive
Location: New York, NY, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
Guest Experience Host - Education Team
Salary: Competitive
Location: Michigan, Detroit, MI, United States
Company: Sea Life
Retail Director
Salary: Competitive
Location: Carlsbad, CA, United States
Company: Legoland




in this issue

• Tourism deal in 'common interest' of Europe
• TRIB3 set to open in Leeds and Moscow
• Luxury hotel included in Newcastle plan


Property & tenders
Opportunity for long-term leasehold in New Art Gallery Walsall
Location: Company: Walsall Council
Opportunities to operate Pleasure Boats and Amusement Attractions at Hanley Park, Stoke-on- Trent
Location: Company: Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Mepal Outdoor Activities Centre - Partnership / Investment Opportunity
Location: Cambridgeshire Company: East Cambridgeshire District Council
Invitation to tender - Management of Rosliston Centre
Location: Rosliston, South Derbyshire Company: South Derbyshire District Council
For Sale / To Let Outdoor Pursuits Centre
Location: Company: GVA
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
New Berlin gallery lauds graffiti and urban art  
New Berlin gallery lauds graffiti and urban art

By Alice Davis

A new museum celebrating the art of graffiti has opened its doors in Berlin, Germany. The Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art (UN Museum), which opened on Bülowstrasse, was developed to document and promote street art and graffiti for the first time. A portrait of a man sculpted out of the wall of .... more>>
John Glen to chair new look Tourism Industry Council  
John Glen to chair new look Tourism Industry Council

By Tom Anstey

Tourism minister John Glen is set to co-chair his first meeting with the Tourism Industry Council on 27 September, with the new-look body set to discuss specific policy issues with a broader array of tourism businesses and representatives. Acting as a key point of dialogue between government and the tourism .... more>>

Delegates gather in Berlin for EAS 2017  
By Tom Anstey

Buyers and suppliers from across the world have descended on Berlin ahead of this year’s Euro Attractions Show, which will see more than 500 companies showcase the latest innovations in the .... more>>
Heatherwick Studio to revamp Olympia as 'world-leading arts and leisure district'  
By Kim Megson

Heatherwick Studio and SPPARC Architects have been announced as the lead design team who will comprehensively revamp London’s historic Olympia exhibition centre. The owners of the .... more>>
Plan underway to transform Chicago's Pedway into tourist attraction  
By Tom Anstey

Officials in the city of Chicago are exploring a proposed plan to transform a network of underground tunnels into a tourist attraction, granting a non-profit permission to create more .... more>>
Heritage tourism worth £16.4bn to England’s economy – report  
By Tom Anstey

England’s heritage tourism has generated up to £16.4bn (US$22.2bn, €18.6bn) in visitor spending a year, directly employing 278,000 people and contributing £11.9bn (US$16.1bn, €13.5bn) gross .... more>>
National Football Museum names new chair and CEO with double appointment  
By Tom Anstey

England's National Football Museum has announced two senior appointments, with Ian Penrose named non-executive chair and Tim Desmond taking over as CEO. Having worked in the sports, .... more>>
Exclusive: Dubai on target to become Orlando 2.0, says Worlds of Adventure CEO  
By Tom Anstey

Dubai is still in the early stages but is definitely on track to achieve the status of ‘Orlando 2.0’ – that’s the opinion of IMG Worlds of Adventure CEO, Lennard Otto. Otto stated his .... more>>
Trump Slump takes hold as US tourism drops in early 2017  
By Tom Anstey

Predictions of a fall in visitors to the US following the election of Donald Trump have become a reality, with a decline of nearly 700,000 in the first quarter of 2017. Nicknamed the .... more>>
Six Flags provides parks and employee updates following Mexico earthquake  
By Tom Anstey

Six Flags has provided an update on its Mexico theme parks following this week’s devastating earthquake, with all of its employees safe and accounted for but damage to both its waterpark and .... more>>
Architecture competition announced for landmark South Australian art gallery  
By Kim Megson

The government of South Australia is commissioning an international search for a design team to create a second site for the state’s acclaimed art gallery. The project, called the .... more>>
Yorkshire Wildlife Park submits plans for phase one of £50m expansion  
By Tom Anstey

The Yorkshire Wildlife Park has submitted plans for the first phase of its £50m (US$67.8m, €56.5m) expansion, a project which will bring in new animals and double the workforce. Adding .... more>>
'Cage free' zoo proposal for Sydney granted planning permission  
By Tom Anstey

Plans to develop a second zoo in Sydney, Australia, have been given the go-ahead after local government officials granted planning permission to the AU$36m (US$28.8m, €24m, £21.3m) “cage .... more>>
On the wall: London’s National Portrait Gallery to stage major Michael Jackson exhibition  
By Alice Davis

The National Portrait Gallery, London, has announced what’s set to be a blockbuster exhibition exploring artworks portraying and inspired by the legendary singer Michael Jackson. Michael .... more>>
Culture at heart of Dubai Expo legacy plans as government unveils District 2020  
By Tom Anstey

Dubai has revealed its legacy plans following the 2020 World Expo, announcing plans to turn the site into a multi-use urban leisure district following the six-month event’s conclusion. .... more>>

Features
Wolfgang Kiessling

Interview:
Wolfgang Kiessling


We talked to Wolfgang Kiessling, who set up a small parrot park on Tenerife in the 1970s. Today, Loro Parque and Siam Park are some of Europe’s top attractions
Product Innovation

Attractions-kit.net:
Product Innovation


Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches
What Goes on Tour

Touring exhibitions:
What Goes on Tour


Ten of the best exhibitions inspired by film and TV, plus GES’s Eddie Newquist on the growing sector
Simworx

Promotional feature:
Simworx


France’s Parc Spirou to feature three key rides from Simworx
TEA/AECOM Theme Index 2016

Analysis:
TEA/AECOM Theme Index 2016


Effective marketing campaigns, smart reinvestment and facility upgrades drive growth in Asia-Pacific, but it’s not all plain sailing


Web gallery:

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VR startup bringing Norse mythology to life

Technology news:
VR startup bringing Norse mythology to life


Plans are underway in Denmark to develop a travelling VR fantasy exhibition based on Norse mythology, which – if successful – will eventually be turned into a fullyfledged theme park unique to Scandinavia
100 per cent accessible

Editor’s letter:
100 per cent accessible


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Rising Tide

Show report:
Rising Tide


A look at the inaugural TIDE conference, which promotes the role of AV in the delivery of a compelling story
AMNH interns create

Museums & Galleries news:
AMNH interns create


unique visitor tours New York’s American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is hosting 30 students for a summer of training, with the interns acting as tour guides for the 500 camp groups that visit throughout the summer
Attractions product news

Vortex makes list of Canada's fastest-growing firms

Vortex makes list of Canada's fastest-growing firms

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

Aquatic play specialists Vortex has been acknowledged as one of Canada’s companies to watch, included on the PROFIT 500 list for the third year in a row.
 
EAS PREVIEW: Simworx to showcase full range

EAS PREVIEW: Simworx to showcase full range

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

At this year’s Euro Attractions Show (EAS), dynamic simulation attractions specialist Simworx will be promoting its full range of media based products.
 
EAS PREVIEW: SimEx-Iwerks expands line-up with 6-DVX

EAS PREVIEW: SimEx-Iwerks expands line-up with 6-DVX

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

At this year’s Euro Attractions Show (EAS), SimEx-Iwerks will continue to refine its flying theatre product line with 6-DVX.
Museum product news

HEX Digital designs new AR app for England’s Historic Cities

HEX Digital designs new AR app for England’s Historic Cities

FROM MUSEUM-KIT.NET

HEX Digital has created a new heritage app, England’s Historic Cities (EHC), in collaboration with twelve of the UK’s most historic cities.
 
VisitLanarkshire partners with DisabledGo to create access guides

VisitLanarkshire partners with DisabledGo to create access guides

FROM MUSEUM-KIT.NET

VisitLanarkshire has collaborated with leading access information provider DisabledGo to develop accessible tourist guides for its attractions.
 
Red Raion to showcase new VR films at EAS 2017

Red Raion to showcase new VR films at EAS 2017

FROM MUSEUM-KIT.NET

Italian movie production company Red Raion has expanded its digital content line up with the release of two new immersive VR movies.
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Red Raion - VR/5D Films Showreel 2016
Red Raion
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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Established in 1980, WhiteWater has evolved from waterpark operations to the largest designer and manufacturer of the most successful waterpark attractions in the world.

WhiteWater is the leading manufacturer of innovative waterpark products and active family attractions, as well as a global designer of waterparks, for world-class clients.
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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



26-29 Sep 2017

GSCA International Conference and Trade Show

Navy Pier IMAX at AMC and the Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago, 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



12 Oct 2017

Group Leisure and Travel Trade Show

NEC (Hall 18), Birmingham, United Kingdom



16-19 Oct 2017

World Waterpark Association (WWA) Show

Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, United States



30 Oct 2017

MuseumNext Tech

tbc, Berlin, Germany



08 Nov 2017

BALPPA Marketing Seminar

Drayton Manor Hotel, Tamworth, United Kingdom



13-14 Nov 2017

Total Supply Chain Summit

The Met Hotel, Leeds, United Kingdom



16-17 Nov 2017

Museums Association Conference and Exhibition

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TOP STORIES
New Berlin gallery lauds graffiti and urban art
BY Alice Davis
A new museum celebrating the art of graffiti has opened its doors in Berlin, Germany.
John Glen to chair new look Tourism Industry Council
BY Tom Anstey
Tourism minister John Glen is set to co-chair his first meeting with the Tourism Industry Council on 27 September, with the new-look body set to discuss specific policy issues with a broader array of tourism businesses and representatives.
Delegates gather in Berlin for EAS 2017
BY Tom Anstey
Buyers and suppliers from across the world have descended on Berlin ahead of this year’s Euro Attractions Show, which will see more than 500 companies showcase the latest innovations in the attractions sector to an audience of more than 11,000 industry professionals
+ More news
FEATURES
Promotional feature: Simworx
France’s Parc Spirou to feature three key rides from Simworx
Analysis: Part 7 - Is it worth it?
In part of seven of this eightpart series, consultant David Camp has some tips on assessing whether a venture will make any money
Show report: Rising Tide
A look at the inaugural TIDE conference, which promotes the role of AV in the delivery of a compelling story
+ More features
SUPPLIER NEWS
Vortex makes list of Canada's fastest-growing firms
Aquatic play specialists Vortex has been acknowledged as one of Canada’s companies to watch, included on the PROFIT 500 list for the third year in a row.
EAS PREVIEW: Simworx to showcase full range
At this year’s Euro Attractions Show (EAS), dynamic simulation attractions specialist Simworx will be promoting its full range of media based products.
+ More products
LATEST JOBS
Rides and Attractions Area Manager
Chessington World of Adventures
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Chessington, United Kingdom
Entertainments Team Leader
Legoland Discovery Centre
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Operations Manager
Legoland Discovery Centre
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Engineering Systems Specialist
The Eye Brand
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Orlando, FL, United States
Guest Experience Host - Education Team
Sea Life
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Kansas City, MO, United States
Marketing Manager
Madame Tussauds
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Retail Manager
Merlin Entertainments Group
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Atlanta, GA, United States
Director of Front Office Operations
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Carlsbad, CA, United States
Marketing Manager
Madame Tussauds
Salary: Competitive
Job location: New York, NY, United States
Regional Controller (Northeast)
Madame Tussauds
Salary: Competitive
Job location: New York, NY, United States
Guest Experience Host - Education Team
Sea Life
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Michigan, Detroit, MI, United States
Retail Director
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Carlsbad, CA, United States
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