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25 Feb 2018 Attractions Management: industry news and jobs
 
 
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General Manager
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Location: Sunderland, United Kingdom
Company: ADIPS


Educational Ranger
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Company: Center Parcs Ltd
Activity Instructor
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Location: London, UK
Company: Girlguiding UK
Head Lifeguard/ Duty Officer
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Location: Somerset, UK
Company: Brean Splash
Duty Manager
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Location: Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Company: Madame Tussauds
Entertainments Team Leader
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Company: Legoland Discovery Centre
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in this issue

• Franchise deals heat up fitness market
• JD Gyms acquires Ben Dunne Gyms UK
• Pullman launches new sleep programme


Property & tenders
Exploring interest from specialist organisations in the operation, management and development of Belfast Zoo
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland Company: Belfast Zoo
Provision and operation of a Public Cycle Hire Scheme
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon Company: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
Major UK Visitor Attraction for sale
Location: Company: GVA
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Atlantis Sanya mega-resort and waterpark almost complete as May opening nears  
Atlantis Sanya mega-resort and waterpark almost complete as May opening nears

By Alice Davis

One of Asia’s most anticipated waterpark projects is almost complete, with the Atlantis Sanya resort approaching its May 2018 opening date. The resort – like its sister Atlantis The Palm in Dubai – will boast a world-class Aquaventure waterpark with an array of twisting waterslides and theming inspired by the the .... more>>
HLF considers change to funding methods  
HLF considers change to funding methods

By Tom Anstey

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) is changing the way it hands out finances for British projects, with the organisation considering the introduction of loans and corporate funding objectives starting next year. The body is currently planning out its strategic framework for National Lottery funding for 2019-2024, .... more>>

UNStudio win competition for EuropaCity's indoor/outdoor cinema complex  
By Kim Megson

One of the largest ongoing leisure developments on the planet, EuropaCity in Paris, will feature a dramatic indoor/outdoor cinema embedded into the landscape, courtesy of a .... more>>
Liverpool creates action plan as Unesco threatens removal of historic city from World Heritage list  
By Tom Anstey

In a bid to protect its World Heritage status, the City of Liverpool and Historic England have drawn up a heritage action plan, created to navigate the threat posed by a proposed development .... more>>
South by South Westworld as popular show comes to SXSW as immersive theme park experience  
By Tom Anstey

A fully-immersive theme park based on Westworld is coming to this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. The show – originally based on a 1973 film of the same .... more>>
Six Flags targets new waterpark acquisitions in 2018 following record year  
By Tom Anstey

Six Flags is planning to increase its attractions portfolio in 2018, with the operator revealing discussions with a number of potential new partners as its waterpark acquisition strategy .... more>>
Stirling Prize-winning Hastings Pier up for sale  
By Kim Megson

The RIBA Stirling Prize-winning Hastings Pier, designed by architecture studio dRMM, has been put up for sale. Property agent GVA has been instructed to offer the iconic structure to .... more>>
Angry Birds World set to land in Qatar mall  
By Alice Davis

Location-based entertainment company Trimoo is bringing an Angry Birds World theme park to a shopping mall in Qatar. The popular Rovio IP has been translated into a 17,000sq m (183,000sq .... more>>
Rem Koolhaas and OMA reveal renovation plans for Russia's largest museum  
By Kim Megson

Rem Koolhaas and OMA’s plans to renovate the largest museum building in Russia have been unveiled. The New Tretyakov Gallery houses an extensive and important collection of Russian art, .... more>>
Thorpe Park announces plans for world first Walking Dead rollercoaster  
By Tom Anstey

After bringing global IP The Walking Dead to its popular Fright Night events last October, Thorpe Park has upped the ante yet again, utilising the popular brand as part of a .... more>>
Wisconsin Historical Museum plans US$120m expansion  
By Alice Davis

The Wisconsin Historical Museum is eyeing a US$120m (€97m, £86m) expansion of its existing premises, after launching a US$50m (€41m, £36m) fundraising campaign to realise its vision. .... more>>
Ecsite: How shopping malls can drive attendance in science centres  
By Tom Anstey

Ecsite – the European Network of Science Centers and Museums – has looked at how shopping centres and retail areas can be used to drive attendance at science centres, specifically through .... more>>
UK's longest treetop walkway wins planning permission  
By Kim Megson

Architects Cullinan Studio and multidisciplinary firm Arup have received planning permission for the UK’s longest aerial walkway: a 400m-long (1,312ft) ribbon “floating through the treetops” .... more>>
Esme Ward becomes first female director of Manchester Museum  
By Alice Davis

Manchester Museum has announced the appointment of a new director, marking the first woman to hold the position in the institution’s 125-year history. Esme Ward, who will take over from .... more>>
Government ruling allows expanded tourism funding for Florida attractions  
By Tom Anstey

Florida’s government has approved changes to its tourism laws, green-lighting changes to its bed tax rules to expand use of the fund for enhancing “tourist-related business activity” beyond .... more>>

Features
Lights, Camera, Interaction!

Museums:
Lights, Camera, Interaction!


Visitors demand evermore participatory attractions. In response, museums are evolving from passive experiences to immersive, interactive adventures
Tedi Asher

People profile:
Tedi Asher


Bringing a neuroscience perspective to the visitor experience at PEM


Web gallery:

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Science of attraction design

Editor’s letter:
Science of attraction design


Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
Creating Your Own IP

Ask an expert:
Creating Your Own IP


With global IPs evermore present in parks, is there still room for original story worlds? We asked the experts
Legoland gives 20,000 tickets to Irma kids

Theme Parks news:
Legoland gives 20,000 tickets to Irma kids


Merlin’s Legoland resort in Florida is donating 20,000 tickets to children in the state affected by Hurricane Irma, representing the largest ticket giveaway in the park’s history
Product Innovation

Attractions-kit.net:
Product Innovation


Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches
Polin

Promotional feature:
Polin


Polin Waterparks presents new gaming technologies and products
Beyond the Screen

Show report:
Beyond the Screen


Christine Kerr filed this report from the TEA’s SATE conference in Los Angeles
Interactive colour editing from Disney

Technology news:
Interactive colour editing from Disney


Disney’s research and development arm has come up with a new way to interact with art – creating an augmented reality application that allows users to recolour paintings
Attractions product news

Aquatic Development Group appoints new COO

Aquatic Development Group appoints new COO

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

Aquatic Development Group has named Bruce Quay as its new COO.
 
Picsolve signs five-year deal with Caesars Entertainment

Picsolve signs five-year deal with Caesars Entertainment

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

Digital content solutions specialist Picsolve has announced a new and exclusive partnership with casino and resorts giant Caesars Entertainment.
 
Frontgrid shortlisted for 'Innovative Business' award

Frontgrid shortlisted for 'Innovative Business' award

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

VR attractions company Frontgrid, has been named as a finalist in this years North Wales Business Leader awards.
Museum product news

The Field Museum partners with Atlantic Productions for new digital dinosaur exhibit

The Field Museum partners with Atlantic Productions for new digital dinosaur exhibit

FROM MUSEUM-KIT.NET

The Field Museum in Chicago, US, has partnered with Emmy and BAFTA award-winning media production company, Atlantic Productions, to develop a new digital exhibit.
 
FAÇADE2017 winners

FAÇADE2017 winners "diverse and remarkable", says SFE board member

FROM MUSEUM-KIT.NET

A trio of British leisure facilities have been honoured in the Façade2017 awards.
 
Alcorn McBride names new COO

Alcorn McBride names new COO

FROM MUSEUM-KIT.NET

Audio-visual equipment manufacturer Alcorn McBride has appointed Loren Barrows as its new COO.
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Vortex Aquatic Structures International

An end-to-end provider of aquatic play solutions, offering the full spectrum of personalised design, engineering, in-house fabrication, delivery and installation services to ensure the final delivered project is exactly what was envisioned.

Vortex Aquatic Structures International, headquartered in Montreal, Canada, was founded by President and CEO Stephen Hamelin in 1995 with the introduction of the first Splashpad®. Vortex has grown into the world leader in aquatic play, with over 6,500 installations in 45 countries.
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TOP STORIES
Atlantis Sanya mega-resort and waterpark almost complete as May opening nears
BY Alice Davis
One of Asia’s most anticipated waterpark projects is almost complete, with the Atlantis Sanya resort approaching its May 2018 opening date.
HLF considers change to funding methods
BY Tom Anstey
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) is changing the way it hands out finances for British projects, with the organisation considering the introduction of loans and corporate funding objectives starting next year.
UNStudio win competition for EuropaCity's indoor/outdoor cinema complex
BY Kim Megson
One of the largest ongoing leisure developments on the planet, EuropaCity in Paris, will feature a dramatic indoor/outdoor cinema embedded into the landscape, courtesy of a competition-winning design by UNStudio.
+ More news
FEATURES
Expos: Pure Energy
BRC’s Christian Lachel reflects on the recent expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, and shares his takeaways for Expo 2020 Dubai
People profile: Tedi Asher
Bringing a neuroscience perspective to the visitor experience at PEM
Planetariums: Ten out of Ten
A planetarium upgrade at Telus World of Science in Canada is set to become the first to offer a 10K resolution experience
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SUPPLIER NEWS
Aquatic Development Group appoints new COO
Aquatic Development Group has named Bruce Quay as its new COO.
Picsolve signs five-year deal with Caesars Entertainment
Digital content solutions specialist Picsolve has announced a new and exclusive partnership with casino and resorts giant Caesars Entertainment.
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