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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
Maintenance Director
Salary: Competitive
Location: California, United States
Company: Legoland
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
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Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Company: The Dungeons
General Manager
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Location: Nashville, United States
Company: Madame Tussauds




in this issue

• Yorkshire Wildlife Park's £50m expansion
• IHRSA: Global gym revenues grow
• Boutique hotel for fire station site


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
Exclusive: Moscow startup eyes global expansion with free-roam VR experiences  
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 tracks the entire human body. Called City Z, the Oculus Rift-powered experience debuted in Moscow in April. It uses .... more>>
Race begins to win design contract for Kaunas Concert Centre 'of international significance'  
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 world have been invited to produce concept designs for “an emblematic new building of national and international significance”; .... 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>>
Dramatic new images for soaring treetop attraction above Danish forest  
By Kim Megson

Danish architects EFFEKT have released new images showcasing the spiralling 45m tall (147.6ft) observation tower they are designing in a preserved Danish forest. The studio won planning .... more>>
Diébédo Francis Kére unveils a Serpentine Pavilion that celebrates community gathering  
By Kim Megson

This year's Serpentine Pavilion, designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré, has been unveiled today (20 June) in London’s Hyde Park. At a press launch, the architect told CLADglobal that .... more>>
China removes foreign trade restrictions on large-scale theme park projects  
By Tom Anstey

China has removed restrictions on foreign investment in large-scale theme park projects, opening up the possibility for new developments in what is already a hotbed for theme parks under .... more>>
Seven competing designs revealed for new Edinburgh landmark  
By Kim Megson

Seven diverse proposals from the design teams vying to create a new ampitheatre and pavilion in the heart of Edinburgh have been revealed to the public. The new landmark Ross Pavilion is .... more>>
Youth ambassadors appointed to allocate millions in heritage funding  
By Tom Anstey

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has appointed 17 young people from across the UK as heritage ambassadors, with the group selected to allocate millions of pounds in lottery funding to .... more>>
SeaWorld continues conservation focus with Rescue Coaster San Antonio debut  
By Tom Anstey

SeaWorld’s push for fun and meaningful experiences is continuing, with the debut of Wave Breaker: The Rescue Coaster at its San Antonio theme park. Part of a US$175m (€156.8m, £137.9m) .... more>>
Suspended museum directors return to work following high court ruling  
By Tom Anstey

Five directors of Italian museums, suspended after a controversial court ruling deemed their appointments illegal, have returned to work on a temporary basis. The historic shakeup of .... more>>
Black Country Living Museum secures HLF funding for major expansion  
By Tom Anstey

The Black Country Living Museum (BCLM) in Dudley has been awarded £9.8m by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) which will go towards a facility expansion increasing the museum’s footprint by a .... more>>

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Frost Museum finally opens in Miami

Science Centres news:
Frost Museum finally opens in Miami


The museum which sits in a prominent location on Miami’s waterfront in the city’s Museum Park has navigated through difficult circumstances to reach this point
Sparks Fly

Science centres:
Sparks Fly


The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation (MOXI) is a brand new science centre in Santa Barbara, with a refreshing approach. CEO Steve Hinkley tells all
Product Innovation

Attractions-kit.net:
Product Innovation


Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches
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
Onwards and Upwards

Themed design:
Onwards and Upwards


Meet Forrec’s Gordon Dorrett and Cale Heit
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
FORREC

Promotional feature:
FORREC


FORREC has worked with some of the world’s most recognisable characters and IPs. Here Steven Rhys shares some tips on bringing those cherished worlds to life
Shining Stars

Museums:
Shining Stars


Inside the Museums + Heritage Awards
Wheels in Motion

Technology:
Wheels in Motion


Orlando is to become a proving ground for self-driving cars. We look at the plans
Attractions product news

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.
 
Digital Projection completes installation at the Alexis de Tocqueville library

Digital Projection completes installation at the Alexis de Tocqueville library

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

The Alexis de Tocqueville library in Caen, France has opened its doors following an extensive £54.6m ($70.7m USD, €63 m) remodel.
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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Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA, is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vicenza, Italy, the headquarters are supported by many Zamperla subsidiaries around the globe.

Zamperla offers a broad range of rides. Providing entertaining amusement for highadrenaline thrill seekers as well as families and children. With in-house creative and engineering departments, Zamperla’s possibilities and capabilities are limitless.
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26-28 Jun 2017

MuseumNext Europe 2017

de Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands



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



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

Universal Tourism Exhibition (UTE) Beijing

Beijing Landmark Towers, Beijing, China



28 Aug - 01 Sep 2018

World Leisure Congress 2018

tbc, Sao Paulo, Brazil



21-24 Sep 2019

ASTC 2019 Annual Conference

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TOP STORIES
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 tracks the entire human body.
Race begins to win design contract for Kaunas Concert Centre 'of international significance'
BY Kim Megson
Architecture competition organiser Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) has officially launched the one-stage race to find a designer for a new concert centre in Kaunas.
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.
+ More news
FEATURES
Science centres: Sparks Fly
The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation (MOXI) is a brand new science centre in Santa Barbara, with a refreshing approach. CEO Steve Hinkley tells all
Waterparks: The Next Big Splash
Waterpark designers and suppliers predict the trends and ideas coming down the track
Show preview: Asia Attractions Expo
Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to IAAPA’s Asia Expo in Singapore
+ More features
SUPPLIER NEWS
Tensator announces Emirates Air Line partnership
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
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.
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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
Maintenance Director
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Job location: California, United States
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
VIP Unit Lead
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Job location: California , United States
Executive Assistant
Madame Tussauds
Salary: Competitive
Job location: New York NY , United States
Operations Manager
The Eye Brand
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Orlando, United States
Rides Operations Manager
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Florida, United States
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