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20 Oct 2017 Attractions Management: industry news and jobs
 
 
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National Manager - Programmes and Events
Salary: Up to £30,000 pa
Location: Slimbridge, United Kingdom
Company: The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust


Chef Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Winchester, United Kingdom
Company: Marwell Wildlife
National Manager - Programmes and Events
Salary: Up to £30,000 pa
Location: Slimbridge, United Kingdom
Company: The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
Operations Manager
Salary: £26,000 - £31,000
Location: Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Company: The National Museum of the Royal Navy
Executive Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Carlsbad, CA, United States
Company: Legoland
Retail Director
Salary: Competitive
Location: Carlsbad, CA, United States
Company: Legoland
Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
Marketing - Brand Manager (Membership)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Florida, United States
Company: Legoland
Head of Operations
Salary: Competitive
Location: New York, NY, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds
Commercial Director- Midway North America
Salary: Competitive
Location: Orlando, FL, United States
Company: Merlin Entertainments Group
Guest Experience Host - All Departments
Salary: Competitive
Location: Kansas City, MO, United States
Company: Legoland Discovery Centre
Guest Experience Host - Education
Salary: Competitive
Location: Minnesota, United States
Company: Sea Life
Life Support Service Technician/ Aquarist
Salary: Competitive
Location: Minnesota, United States
Company: Sea Life




in this issue

• UK Sport's decade of 'mega-events'
• Inactivity costs NHS Wales £35m a year
• Warwick Castle set for 80-bed hotel


Property & tenders
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
Major UK Visitor Attraction for sale
Location: Company: GVA
Opportunity To Develop and Operate Outdoor Leisure Facilities at Castle Park
Location: Company: Colchester Borough Council
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Disney offers first look at new Disney Springs NBA Experience  
Disney offers first look at new Disney Springs NBA Experience

By Tom Anstey

Disney has unveiled new details about its upcoming NBA Experience at the operator’s Disney Springs leisure district in Orlando, Florida. Disney Springs is currently undergoing a multi-year transformation, with the new National Basketball Association (NBA) attraction set to open in Q3 2019, replacing .... more>>
Pop-up attractions in London and LA to celebrate the art of Final Fantasy  
Pop-up attractions in London and LA to celebrate the art of Final Fantasy

By Tom Anstey

A new pop-up experience opening in London and Los Angeles will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Final Fantasy franchise from IP developer Square Enix. First to open, the London event will run from 3-5 November in Covent Garden. Fans will be able to view special artworks, purchase limited edition .... more>>

Museum of the Bible set to open as US$500m project nears completion  
By Alice Davis

Work is almost complete on a major new museum in Washington that will teach visitors about the Holy Bible. The US$500m (£380.52, €423.53) Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, has been .... more>>
Liberty Science Center seeks US$25m funding for 25th birthday upgrade  
By Alice Davis

The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey, has launched a fundraising campaign to raise US$25m (€21m, £19m) in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Donors will be honoured .... more>>
Thames Estuary Experience secures architect HawkinsBrown  
By Alice Davis

An £40m museum dedicated to the history of the River Thames and maritime heritage of the estuary is to be built on the seafront at Southend. ">Following a public tender from .... more>>
Yves Saint Laurent museum opens in Marrakech, with architecture inspired by designer's creations  
By Kim Megson

A striking new museum dedicated to the life and work of French fashion icon Yves Saint Laurent has opened today (19 October) n Marrakech, Morocco. French architecture firm Studio KO .... more>>
Linda Conlon announces Cristin Dorgelo as president and CEO of the ASTC  
By Alice Davis

Linda Conlon, CEO of the International Centre for Life in Newcastle and chair of the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) has announced the appointment of Cristin Dorgelo as .... more>>
WAZA and UN team up to tackle environmental problems  
By Tom Anstey

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) has signed an agreement with the United Nations (UN) in order to better combat marine litter, coral reef pollution and the illegal trade of .... more>>
Lausanne opens major freshwater aquarium-vivarium  
By Alice Davis

Aquatis, a groundbreaking new aquarium and vivarium that’s home to some 100 reptile and 10,000 fish species, is set to open its doors this weekend. The largest facility of its kind in .... more>>
MVRDV win competition for Shanghai Future Park showcasing nature, culture and entertainment  
By Kim Megson

Dutch architects MVRDV are have announced a large-scale leisure project in Shanghai that will see the firm meld nature, culture and entertainment in a huge public park on an island in the .... more>>
Adjaye Associates collaborate with former spy chiefs to design New York museum dedicated to espionage  
By Kim Megson

Adjaye Associates have revealed their design for a new spy museum and interactive experience in the heart of New York, which is set to open this December. The studio’s design for the .... more>>
IAAPA supporting Give Kids the World at 2017 expo  
By Tom Anstey

Give Kids the World Village – a cost-free resort for children with life threatening illnesses – will enter its 22nd year in partnership with IAAPA at the organisation’s annual expo, with a .... more>>
Merlin planning global rollout for Bear Grylls attractions, says Varney  
By Tom Anstey

After announcing its intention to develop a Bear Grylls attraction in the UK, Merlin CEO Nick Varney has revealed further plans for the adventure survivalist, with plans to take the concept .... more>>
IAAPA Foundation announces events for Orlando expo  
By Tom Anstey

The IAAPA Foundation – the charitable arm of the international body for the attractions sector – has announced a number of key events to take place at next month’s IAAPA expo in Orlando, .... more>>
Abandoned Jerusalem planetarium to become home for Einstein museum  
By Tom Anstey

An abandoned planetarium in Jerusalem will be converted into a museum dedicated to Albert Einstein as part of a US$5m (€4.2m, £3.8m) project to showcase his personal archives. Architects .... more>>

Features
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
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
Facts of Life

Show report:
Facts of Life


We filed this report from the Ecsite Annual Conference in Porto
Be Our Guest

Analysis:
Be Our Guest


Dive into the 2016 TEA/AECOM Theme Index
Sysco Productions

Promotional feature:
Sysco Productions


Sysco Productions is a world-class experience delivery company, working for global clients in the museum and heritage, exhibition, and sports and leisure industries
Downton to Business

Touring exhibitions:
Downton to Business


Downton Abbey has gone from the small screen to the global exhibition stage. Take a look behind the scenes
100 per cent accessible

Editor’s letter:
100 per cent accessible


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Bunkering Down

Museums:
Bunkering Down


How a WWII shelter became a museum
Living, Breathing, Being Star Wars

Theme parks:
Living, Breathing, Being Star Wars


Could the Star Wars hotel and themed zone be Disney’s ‘most experiential concept ever’? Plus, news from the D23 fan expo
The Man Who Walked With Walt

Obituary:
The Man Who Walked With Walt


We look back at the life of Disney Legend and well-loved Imagineer, Marty Sklar
Attractions product news

WhiteWater West appoints Tim Mow

WhiteWater West appoints Tim Mow

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

Waterpark industry veteran Tim Mow has been named vice president of Development and Technical Services for WhiteWater Southeast Asia.
 
Jora Vision creates tropical paradise at Walibi Belgium

Jora Vision creates tropical paradise at Walibi Belgium

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

Design firm Jora Vision has been appointed to redesign the Aqualibi waterpark at the Walibi Belgium resort.
 
FaulknerBrowns and Polin creating waterpark next to 800 year-old church tower

FaulknerBrowns and Polin creating waterpark next to 800 year-old church tower

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

Waterslide manufacturer Polin is collaborating with architecture firm FaulknerBrowns to create an indoor waterpark, located next to a church spire dating from the Middle Ages.
Museum product news

Immersive experiences and digital safety among key trends at EAS 2017

Immersive experiences and digital safety among key trends at EAS 2017

FROM MUSEUM-KIT.NET

Flying theatres, dark ride systems, interactive solutions and immersive 3D cinemas – these are the cutting edge products that dominated the agenda at this year's Euro Attraction Show (EAS).
 
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.
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SimEx Inc. is the parent company of SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment. Our main offices are located in Toronto, Los Angeles and Baltimore.

SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment has been serving the amusement industry for 30 years, through three operating divisions: Attractions Development; Content Licensing, Production & Distribution; and Technology/Engineering.
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TOP STORIES
Disney offers first look at new Disney Springs NBA Experience
BY Tom Anstey
Disney has unveiled new details about its upcoming NBA Experience coming at the operator’s Disney Springs leisure district in Orlando, Florida.
Pop-up attractions in London and LA to celebrate the art of Final Fantasy
BY Tom Anstey
A new pop-up experience opening in London and Los Angeles will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Final Fantasy franchise from IP developer Square Enix.
Museum of the Bible set to open as US$500m project nears completion
BY Alice Davis
Work is almost complete on a major new museum in Washington that will teach visitors about the Holy Bible.
+ More news
FEATURES
Mystery shopper: Blue Planet
We went undercover at Disney’s newly launched $500m World of Avatar attraction
Promotional feature: Simworx
France’s Parc Spirou to feature three key rides from Simworx
Touring Exhibitions: Eddie Newquist
Eddie Newquist, executive vice president of exhibitions and events creator GES, talks about the growing sector
+ More features
SUPPLIER NEWS
WhiteWater West appoints Tim Mow
Waterpark industry veteran Tim Mow has been named vice president of Development and Technical Services for WhiteWater Southeast Asia.
Jora Vision creates tropical paradise at Walibi Belgium
Design firm Jora Vision has been appointed to redesign the Aqualibi waterpark at the Walibi Belgium resort.
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LATEST JOBS
National Manager - Programmes and Events
The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
Salary: Up to £30,000 pa
Job location: Slimbridge, United Kingdom
Operations Manager
The National Museum of the Royal Navy
Salary: £26,000 - £31,000
Job location: Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Chef Manager
Marwell Wildlife
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Winchester, United Kingdom
National Manager - Programmes and Events
The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
Salary: Up to £30,000 pa
Job location: Slimbridge, United Kingdom
Operations Manager
The National Museum of the Royal Navy
Salary: £26,000 - £31,000
Job location: Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Executive Assistant
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Carlsbad, CA, United States
Retail Director
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Carlsbad, CA, United States
Duty Manager
Madame Tussauds
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Marketing - Brand Manager (Membership)
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Florida, United States
Head of Operations
Madame Tussauds
Salary: Competitive
Job location: New York, NY, United States
Commercial Director- Midway North America
Merlin Entertainments Group
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Orlando, FL, United States
Guest Experience Host - All Departments
Legoland Discovery Centre
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Kansas City, MO, United States
Guest Experience Host - Education
Sea Life
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Minnesota, United States
Life Support Service Technician/ Aquarist
Sea Life
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Minnesota, United States
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