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26 May 2015 Attractions Management: industry news and jobs
 
 
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Part-Time Cafe Assistant
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Location: Newbury, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
General Manager
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 p/a
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Company: Continuum Group
Trainee Poker Dealers
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Location: Walsall, United Kingdom
Company: Grosvenor Casinos
New Customer Sales Manager
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Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Grosvenor Casinos
General Manager
Salary: Upto £32k + bonus + company benefits
Location: London Docklands, United Kingdom
Company: Team Sport Karting
General Manager
Salary: Upto £32k + bonus + company benefits
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Company: Team Sport Karting
General Manager
Salary: Upto £30k + bonus + company benefits
Location: North West of England, United Kingdom
Company: Team Sport Karting
Visitor Experience Manager
Salary: £17,352 per annum
Location: The Weir, Swainshill, Hereford, Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Company: National Trust
Retail and Ticketing Manager
Salary: -
Location: Plymouth, United Kingdom
Company: National Marine Aquarium
Operations Manager
Salary: £24,000 - £25,000 dependent on experience
Location: National Media Museum, Bradford , United Kingdom
Company: National Media Museum
Bars and Events Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Burton Upon Trent
Company: Planning Solutions Limited




in this issue

• Tanni Grey-Thompson named new chair of ukactive
• Big names run for ukactive Board
• Southampton Harbour Hotel breaks ground


Property & tenders
Leisure/Retail Unit to Let
Location: Company: Bradys
MBC keen to hold informal discussions with organisations to understand options to enhance Kent Life visitor attraction
Location: Maidstone, Kent Company: Maidstone Borough Council (Kent Life)
Profitable Health and Fitness Club in rapidly growing Town, Braintree, Essex
Location: Company: Savills
A Modern Industrial Unit arranged as a fully-fitted Health & Beauty Spa – ready for business
Location: Company: Imagine spa
New Business Opportunity in a Country Park Setting
Location: Company: Surrey Heath Borough Council
Ark is inviting offers from suitably experienced and competent leisure/community management operators
Location: Company: Ark
Leisure Partner Required
Location: Company: Badminton England
Central Pier and South Pier, Blackpool
Location: Blackpool Company: GVA
Conwy Central Pier For Sale
Location: Llandudno Company: GVA
Office space available
Location: Uxbridge Company: Brunel University
Outsourcing of Food and Beverage operation
Location: Cambridgeshire Company: MW Estates
Leisure Management Opportunity
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
Soft Market Testing Opportunity
Location: Company: Carmarthenshire County Council
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Batman: The Ride is world's first 4D free-fly coaster  
Batman: The Ride is world's first 4D free-fly coaster

By Tom Anstey

Six Flags Fiesta Texas has welcomed a world first to its theme park, a Batman-themed 4D free-fly coaster. On of the most innovative rides .... more>>
Reef Worlds' proposed US$30m underwater TV studio to become aquarium after 2022 World Cup  
Reef Worlds' proposed US$30m underwater TV studio to become aquarium after 2022 World Cup

By Tom Anstey

Qatari officials are looking into the possibility of building a first-of-its-kind underwater TV studio for use during the 2022 World Cup, after which it will be turned into a public aquarium. Speaking to Arabian Business Patric Douglas, CEO of artificial reef and aquarium design firm Reef Worlds, .... more>>

Denmark's revamped Prison Museum tells real-life story of guards and prisoners  
By Tom Anstey

The 162-year-old Prison Museum in Horsens, Denmark, has reopened to the public after the second phase of a significant Dkr21.8m (US$3.2m, €2.9m, £2m) redesign .... more>>
JRA reimagines Children's Museum of Atlanta for major redevelopment  
By Tom Anstey

Plans have been revealed for a large-scale renovation of the Children’s Museum of Atlanta, with Jack Rouse Associates (JRA) providing complete planning, design .... more>>
Nevada considers turning active execution chamber into tourist attaction  
By Tom Anstey

The State of Nevada is considering turning an active execution chamber into a tourist attraction. Located at the .... more>>
Nouvel’s New York tower to include Museum of Modern Art gallery space  
By Jason Holland

Three storeys of French architect Jean Nouvel’s new residential tower in New York will be devoted to public gallery spaces created by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). The 82-storey '53W53' tower will stand adjacent to the museum, and is known locally as the MoMA Tower. Developer Hines said the second, fourth and fifth .... more>>
Van Gogh masterpiece turned into VR explorable 3D piece  
By Tom Anstey

A Brooklyn-based animator has taken Vincent Van Gogh’s classic masterpiece The Night Café and recreated the work as an .... more>>
Justice League: Battle for Metropolis comes to Six Flags Over Texas  
By Tom Anstey

Justice League: Battle for Metropolis is about to make its long-awaited debut at Six Flags Over Texas, with the attraction offering a one-of-a-kind interactive .... more>>
JAZA members vote to ban Taiji dolphin hunts  
By Tom Anstey

The Japanese member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) looks set to remain a part of the global organisation after its members voted to stop .... more>>
Tenerife's Loro Parque expands across Canary Islands with €30m aquarium development  
By Tom Anstey

Ground has been broken on a €30m (US$33.5m, £21.4m) aquarium development in the Canary Islands, which is set to open in 2017 .... more>>
Dreamworks plans major indoor theme park as part of Moscow mixed-use leisure scheme  
By Tom Anstey

Dreamworks is expanding its worldwide attractions presence, with plans for a major indoor theme park in Moscow – the largest .... more>>
Science and industry is main focus in latest round of HLF funding  
By Tom Anstey

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded a share of £98m (£152.2m, €136.9m) to nine heritage sites across the UK in the latest round of donations from the .... more>>
Dreamworld reaches deal with ABC Kids for revamped children's attraction  
By Tom Anstey

Dreamworld theme park on Australia’s Gold Coast has announced plans to rebrand its Wiggles World kids section to include ABC Kids IP’s including Bananas in Pyjamas, Play .... more>>
Diller Scofidio + Renfro unveils Olympic Museum design  
By Jason Holland

Inspired by the movement of athletes, New York-based Diller Scofidio + Renfro has revealed its preliminary designs for the .... more>>
Merlin debuts new hotel at Legoland Florida  
By Tom Anstey

Merlin Entertainments has continued its policy to turn its major attractions into multi-day features by debuting its new Legoland Hotel at Legoland Florida. .... more>>

Features
Savers of the Lost Ark

Heritage:
Savers of the Lost Ark


How is CyArk using technology to protect our world heritage?
Nicolas de Villiers

Profile:
Nicolas de Villiers


Puy du Fou’s president on exporting his park’s concept to the world
Preservation

Editor’s letter:
Preservation


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Shanghai Nights

Planetariums:
Shanghai Nights


Architect unveils groundbreaking designs for Shanghai Planetarium
Safari park planned for Egypt resort

Zoos & Aquariums News:
Safari park planned for Egypt resort


Plans for a leisure development in Egypt, which were derailed by the Egyptian Revolution in 2011, are back on track, according to one of the key players behind the $1.1bn (€1bn, £738m) safari, theme park, hotel and housing scheme
Wellcome Change

Museums:
Wellcome Change


London’s Wellcome Collection has been redeveloped. Head of Operations Donne Robertson tells the story
Biomuseo

Museums:
Biomuseo


Panama has opened the world’s first museum of biodiversity, an ambitious building by architect Frank Gehry. We meet the team behind the project
The $100 Barrier

Talking Point:
The $100 Barrier


As a Walt Disney World day ticket enters three-digit territory for the first time, we ask what this means for pricing in the sector
Attractions product news

Jora Vision creates Bamse-themed area at Swedish animal park

Jora Vision creates Bamse-themed area at Swedish animal park

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

Jora Vision has created a fully themed world at Sweden’s Kolmården Wildlife Park based on the popular comic book character Bamse.
 
Singapore sports complex gets Empex water installation for children

Singapore sports complex gets Empex water installation for children

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

Empex Watertoys has installed a Splash Park at Singapore’s Sports Hub. Working with Playpoint Singapore, Empex has created an array of water features.
 
Dino Island immersive dark ride by Simworx coming to Langkawi, Malaysia

Dino Island immersive dark ride by Simworx coming to Langkawi, Malaysia

FROM ATTRACTIONS-KIT.NET

Simworx has signed a deal to supply a dino-themed immersive tunnel to a cable car and adventure park attraction on the popular Malaysian island of Langkawi.
Museum product news

Danny Rose offers inspiring installation of sound and colour at Vivid Sydney

Danny Rose offers inspiring installation of sound and colour at Vivid Sydney

FROM MUSEUM-KIT.NET

Paris-based art and design collective Danny Rose has created a large-scale digital installation at a festival of light, music and ideas in Australia.
 
Euro Attractions Show heads to Gothenburg in October

Euro Attractions Show heads to Gothenburg in October

FROM MUSEUM-KIT.NET

Registration for the Euro Attractions Show (EAS), taking place in Gothenburg between 6-8 October, is now open.
 
Niceberg releases new film, a dolphin adventure with an environmental message

Niceberg releases new film, a dolphin adventure with an environmental message

FROM MUSEUM-KIT.NET

Niceberg Studios has announced the launch of its latest 3D/4D attraction film, Little Dolphin.
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Sally has built a solid reputation for innovation, quality and service. The company reinvented the traditional dark ride with its successful ride/game adventures, making them affordable, flexible and operator friendly.
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TOP STORIES
Batman: The Ride is world's first 4D free-fly coaster
Six Flags Fiesta Texas has welcomed a world first to its theme park, a Batman- themed 4D free-fly coaster.
Reef Worlds' proposed US$30m underwater TV studio to become aquarium after 2022 World Cup
Qatari officials are looking into the possibility of building a first-of-its-kind underwater TV studio for use during the 2022 World Cup, after which it will be turned into a public aquarium.
Denmark's revamped Prison Museum tells real-life story of guards and prisoners
The 162-year-old Prison Museum in Horsens, Denmark, has reopened to the public after the second phase of a significant Dkr21.8m (US$3.2m, €2.9m, £2m) redesign and refurbishment of the former state prison, with the latest expansion telling the story of the people who lived and worked in the facility.
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Interview: Marty Sklar
Retired Disney Legend Marty Sklar reveals the secrets of Imagineering, the legacy of the 1964 World’s Fair and the lessons he learned as Walt Disney’s “keeper of the keys”
Expos: Food for Thought
Expo Milano 2015 launches in Italy, aiming to bring the planet’s most pressing problems to the fore, not least how to provide food for everybody
Zoos & Aquariums: On the SAFE Side
AZA chair Dennis Pate explains a new initiative designed to help endangered animals, and offers some tips from his world-class Henry Doorly zoo
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SUPPLIER NEWS
Danny Rose offers inspiring installation of sound and colour at Vivid Sydney
Paris-based art and design collective Danny Rose has created a large-scale digital installation at a festival of light, music and ideas in Australia.
Jora Vision creates Bamse-themed area at Swedish animal park
Jora Vision has created a fully themed world at Sweden’s Kolmården Wildlife Park based on the popular comic book character Bamse.
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Part-Time Cafe Assistant
Legacy Leisure
Salary: Competitive
Location: Newbury, United Kingdom
General Manager
Continuum Group
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 p/a
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
General Manager
Team Sport Karting
Salary: Upto £32k + bonus + company benefits
Location: London Docklands, United Kingdom
General Manager
Team Sport Karting
Salary: Upto £32k + bonus + company benefits
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom
General Manager
Team Sport Karting
Salary: Upto £30k + bonus + company benefits
Location: North West of England, United Kingdom
Visitor Experience Manager
National Trust
Salary: £17,352 per annum
Location: The Weir, Swainshill, Hereford, Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Retail and Ticketing Manager
National Marine Aquarium
Salary: Competitive
Location: Plymouth, United Kingdom
Operations Manager
National Media Museum
Salary: £24,000 - £25,000 dependent on experience
Location: National Media Museum, Bradford , United Kingdom
Bars and Events Manager
Planning Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive
Location: Burton Upon Trent
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