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Attractions-kit.net: Product Innovation
01 Nov 2017
Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches
 
Show preview: IAAPA Attractions Expo
01 Nov 2017
Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to IAAPA in Orlando
 
Show report: Beyond the Screen
01 Nov 2017
Christine Kerr filed this report from the TEA’s SATE conference in Los Angeles
 
Museums: Lights, Camera, Interaction!
01 Nov 2017
Visitors demand evermore participatory attractions. In response, museums are evolving from passive experiences to immersive, interactive adventures
 
Planetariums: Ten out of Ten
01 Nov 2017
A planetarium upgrade at Telus World of Science in Canada is set to become the first to offer a 10K resolution experience
 
Galleries: MACAN Impression
01 Nov 2017
Museum MACAN director Aaron Seeto on Jakarta’s first contemporary art museum
 
Promotional feature: IDEATTACK
01 Nov 2017
Changing the game in China with the Evergrande Fairytale Theme Park
 
Themed design: Making Sense
01 Nov 2017
Industry experts Joel Beckerman, Gordon Grice and Scott A Lukas share their thoughts on effective multi-sensory design
 
Top team: Good Reef!
01 Nov 2017
Meet the team behind Cairns Aquarium and reef research centre, dedicated to life of the adjoining Great Barrier Reef
 
Promotional feature: Alterface
01 Nov 2017
Alterface launches the Erratic Ride, the first non-linear interactive mixed media ride on the market
 
Expos: Pure Energy
01 Nov 2017
BRC’s Christian Lachel reflects on the recent expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, and shares his takeaways for Expo 2020 Dubai
 
Ride safety: Humanly Possible
01 Nov 2017
Researcher Kathryn Woodcock on the role of guests in amusement ride safety and human factors in attractions design
 
New openings: Z is for Zeitz
01 Nov 2017
The Thomas Heatherwick-designed Zeitz MOCAA, Africa’s first major modern art museum, has opened in Cape Town
 
Promotional feature: Polin
01 Nov 2017
Polin Waterparks presents new gaming technologies and products
 
Analysis: Part 8: The Attractions Business
01 Nov 2017
In the final part of the series, consultant David Camp weighs up the pros and cons of operating an attraction
 
Mystery shopper: Signed, Sealed, Delivered
01 Nov 2017
Alice Davis took a trip to London’s newest attraction, the Postal Museum and Mail Rail
 
Promotional feature: Simworx
01 Nov 2017
Introducing the Mini Flying Theatre, a compact ride option with the latest technology
 
Ask an expert: Creating Your Own IP
01 Nov 2017
With global IPs evermore present in parks, is there still room for original story worlds? We asked the experts
 
Interview: Jane Cooper
01 Nov 2017
We talked to Jane Cooper, COO and president of Herschend Family Entertainment, about the company portfolio and all things Dollywood
 
People profile: Chester Osborn
01 Nov 2017
Australia's d'Arenberg wine is opening a brand home and restaurant
 
     
 


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9   Editor’s letter: Science of attraction design
Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
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14   People profile: Sir David Attenboroug
Making documentaries at the American Museum of Natural History
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16   People profile: Tedi Asher
Bringing a neuroscience perspective to the visitor experience at PEM
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18   People profile: Chester Osborn
Australia's d'Arenberg wine is opening a brand home and restaurant
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20   Science Centres news: Science North to develop Guangzhou centre
Barack Obama’s former White House science and technology chief of staff, Cristin Dorgelo, has been named the new president and CEO of the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC)
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21   Visitor Attractions news: Amanda Thompson to lead IAAPA in 2020
Amanda Thompson OBE will become only the third woman to chair IAAPA in its 100- year history, after the global attractions body announced the Blackpool Pleasure Beach managing director would take over in 2020
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23   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
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24   Waterparks news: Launch nears for Omani waterpark
Oman’s first waterpark development is on course for its December launch, authorities have confirmed
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27   Museums & Galleries news: Asian Art Museum to get $90m makeover
San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum has unveiled a $90m (€77m, £67m) plan to transform the institution
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29   Heritage news: Mexico police team to tackle looting
Mexico’s police force has created a new federal division dedicated to protecting the country’s cultural heritage, with the aim of tackling theft, the looting of historic artefacts and trafficking of such items
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30   Zoos & Aquariums news: Cage-free zoo approved for Sydney
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 ($29m, €24m, £21m) “cage free” project in Bungarribee
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32   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
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36   Interview: Jane Cooper
We talked to Jane Cooper, COO and president of Herschend Family Entertainment, about the company portfolio and all things Dollywood
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40   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
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44   Promotional feature: Simworx
Introducing the Mini Flying Theatre, a compact ride option with the latest technology
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46   Mystery shopper: Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Alice Davis took a trip to London’s newest attraction, the Postal Museum and Mail Rail
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52   Analysis: Part 8: The Attractions Business
In the final part of the series, consultant David Camp weighs up the pros and cons of operating an attraction
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56   Promotional feature: Polin
Polin Waterparks presents new gaming technologies and products
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58   New openings: Z is for Zeitz
The Thomas Heatherwick-designed Zeitz MOCAA, Africa’s first major modern art museum, has opened in Cape Town
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On the cover: at the American Museum of Natural History
 
64   Ride safety: Humanly Possible
Researcher Kathryn Woodcock on the role of guests in amusement ride safety and human factors in attractions design
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68   Expos: Pure Energy
BRC’s Christian Lachel reflects on the recent expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, and shares his takeaways for Expo 2020 Dubai
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74   Promotional feature: Alterface
Alterface launches the Erratic Ride, the first non-linear interactive mixed media ride on the market
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76   Top team: Good Reef!
Meet the team behind Cairns Aquarium and reef research centre, dedicated to life of the adjoining Great Barrier Reef
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82   Themed design: Making Sense
Industry experts Joel Beckerman, Gordon Grice and Scott A Lukas share their thoughts on effective multi-sensory design
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88   Promotional feature: IDEATTACK
Changing the game in China with the Evergrande Fairytale Theme Park
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90   Galleries: MACAN Impression
Museum MACAN director Aaron Seeto on Jakarta’s first contemporary art museum
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96   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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100   Museums: Lights, Camera, Interaction!
Visitors demand evermore participatory attractions. In response, museums are evolving from passive experiences to immersive, interactive adventures
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104   Show report: Beyond the Screen
Christine Kerr filed this report from the TEA’s SATE conference in Los Angeles
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110   Show preview: IAAPA Attractions Expo
Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to IAAPA in Orlando
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114   Attractions-kit.net: Product Innovation
Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches
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116   Web gallery:
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