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Attractions Management 2018 issue 2
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Editor’s letter

A new Hotel Genre

Liz Terry shares her thoughts  
People profile

Damien Hirst

Turner Prize-winning artist Damien Hirst exhibits a series of spot paintings and huge sculptures at a Norfolk stately home
People profile

Alejandro González Iñárritu

Movie director Alejandro González Iñárritu uses virtual reality to immerse visitors in a modern, true narrative 
People profile

Penka Kouneva

Movie and video game composer Penka Kouneva moves into the world of attractions with the Heroes and Legends exhibit and VR installations
Science Centres news

Chinese science centres scrap admission

The Chinese government has announced it its allocating CN¥545m ($86m) in an effort to make some of the country’s top science museums free to visit
Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Pride in STEM day will encourage more LGBT people to work in science centre sector, says Andrea Bandelli
Visitor Attractions news

Science centre in Portland to close

The city of Portland in Maine has lost its science centre after just three years, owing to poor ticket sales
Theme Parks news

China clamps down on theme park boom

China’s central planning body has warned developers about the country’s ongoing theme park boom, raising concerns over unpayable debts and low grade or copycat developments
Waterparks news

Laguna Waterpark opens in Dubai

Dubai’s new beachfront leisure destination, La Mer, has added to its offering, with the launch of a major new waterpark
Industry Opinion

Waterparks

Doing good in the community raises the goodwill profile of waterparks, writes Aleatha Ezra
Museums & Galleries news

Chicago Children’s Museum reimagined

Visitors to Chicago’s historic Navy Pier will soon be able to enjoy a new streamlined experience for its children’s museum, which is currently undergoing an extensive design overhaul
Heritage news

Eiffel Tower plans to improve experience

Four design teams have been shortlisted for a project to reimagine the Eiffel Tower’s visitor experience
Zoos & Aquariums news

Dubai Safari closes after six months

Despite only opening in December, the AED1bn ($272m) Dubai Safari has closed its doors for five months to undergo improvements, says its operator
Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

WAZA’s Sabrina Brando on providing animals with opportunities for choices, stimulating environments and enriching activities
Technology news

Research transforms digital in museums

New research aimed at transforming the ways museums use digital technologies to share their collections and engage new audiences with their work has suggested that the key to success lies within improving digital literacy of staff across all levels
Interview

Sultan Al Dhaheri

With the launch of Warner Bros World and the Louvre in Abu Dhabi, the Department of Culture and Tourism’s Sultan Al Dhaheri explains how investing in attractions is helping the emirate meet its tourism goals
Promotional feature

Polin

Polin announces new group structure, bringing its leading-edge brands under one roof
Animal sanctuaries

Paws for Thought

The UK’s Big Cat Sanctuary is the subject of a recent BBC documentary. Managing director Giles Clark explains how the facility works – and introduces Maya the jaguar and Willow the cheetah
Promotional feature

WhiteWater

WhiteWater launches two new products, FusionFortress all-in-one waterpark structure and the Raft Battle water ride
On the cover: Multi-Oscar-winning director on the power of VR
Rides

Need for Speed

Five multi-million-dollar rollercoasters, including Wicker Man and Time Traveller
Promotional feature

EAS

Registration is now open for IAAPA’s European trade show, which returns to the city of Amsterdam. And its set to be the biggest on record
Tourism

Tourism Red Hot, Ice Cold

Kath Hudson finds out how Iceland’s tourism and attractions industries are growing up side by side
Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

Working on a multi-park collaboration with China’s Evergrande Group, IDEATTACK shares details of three brand new attractions in the pipeline
Museums

Doing the Honours

A look at the projects that featured on the Museum + Heritage Awards shortlist
Promotional feature

Holovis

Holovis’s Ride and Realm technology allows guests to build and follow their own unique park-wide adventures
Science Centres

Getting Engaged

Researchers Dr Amy Seakins and Dr Heather King explain how science capital empowers science centres to engage wider audiences in STEM, plus European initiatives in action
Digital art

Light Fantastic

Tokyo-based digital art collective teamLab is on a mission to change the way we interact with and experience art. Magali Robathan reports on the group’s installation work and their upcoming museum launch
Sponsored briefing

Professionalising Your Security Team

In part two of a three-part series, NW Security Group’s Nigel Peers looks at training and managing an effective team
Promotional feature

7thSense Design

7thSense Design, maker of the Delta Media Server range, strengthens presence in China with partner Wincomn Technology
Show preview

Asian Attractions Expo

The Asian edition of IAAPA’s trade show returns to Hong Kong. Here’s what to expect
Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers on their latest product launches
Promotional feature

Picsolve

Picsolve offers an immersive experience beyond the traditional green screen
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Attractions Management 2018 issue 2
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
Editor’s letter

A new Hotel Genre

Liz Terry shares her thoughts  
People profile

Damien Hirst

Turner Prize-winning artist Damien Hirst exhibits a series of spot paintings and huge sculptures at a Norfolk stately home
People profile

Alejandro González Iñárritu

Movie director Alejandro González Iñárritu uses virtual reality to immerse visitors in a modern, true narrative 
People profile

Penka Kouneva

Movie and video game composer Penka Kouneva moves into the world of attractions with the Heroes and Legends exhibit and VR installations
Science Centres news

Chinese science centres scrap admission

The Chinese government has announced it its allocating CN¥545m ($86m) in an effort to make some of the country’s top science museums free to visit
Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Pride in STEM day will encourage more LGBT people to work in science centre sector, says Andrea Bandelli
Visitor Attractions news

Science centre in Portland to close

The city of Portland in Maine has lost its science centre after just three years, owing to poor ticket sales
Theme Parks news

China clamps down on theme park boom

China’s central planning body has warned developers about the country’s ongoing theme park boom, raising concerns over unpayable debts and low grade or copycat developments
Waterparks news

Laguna Waterpark opens in Dubai

Dubai’s new beachfront leisure destination, La Mer, has added to its offering, with the launch of a major new waterpark
Industry Opinion

Waterparks

Doing good in the community raises the goodwill profile of waterparks, writes Aleatha Ezra
Museums & Galleries news

Chicago Children’s Museum reimagined

Visitors to Chicago’s historic Navy Pier will soon be able to enjoy a new streamlined experience for its children’s museum, which is currently undergoing an extensive design overhaul
Heritage news

Eiffel Tower plans to improve experience

Four design teams have been shortlisted for a project to reimagine the Eiffel Tower’s visitor experience
Zoos & Aquariums news

Dubai Safari closes after six months

Despite only opening in December, the AED1bn ($272m) Dubai Safari has closed its doors for five months to undergo improvements, says its operator
Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

WAZA’s Sabrina Brando on providing animals with opportunities for choices, stimulating environments and enriching activities
Technology news

Research transforms digital in museums

New research aimed at transforming the ways museums use digital technologies to share their collections and engage new audiences with their work has suggested that the key to success lies within improving digital literacy of staff across all levels
Interview

Sultan Al Dhaheri

With the launch of Warner Bros World and the Louvre in Abu Dhabi, the Department of Culture and Tourism’s Sultan Al Dhaheri explains how investing in attractions is helping the emirate meet its tourism goals
Promotional feature

Polin

Polin announces new group structure, bringing its leading-edge brands under one roof
Animal sanctuaries

Paws for Thought

The UK’s Big Cat Sanctuary is the subject of a recent BBC documentary. Managing director Giles Clark explains how the facility works – and introduces Maya the jaguar and Willow the cheetah
Promotional feature

WhiteWater

WhiteWater launches two new products, FusionFortress all-in-one waterpark structure and the Raft Battle water ride
On the cover: Multi-Oscar-winning director on the power of VR
Rides

Need for Speed

Five multi-million-dollar rollercoasters, including Wicker Man and Time Traveller
Promotional feature

EAS

Registration is now open for IAAPA’s European trade show, which returns to the city of Amsterdam. And its set to be the biggest on record
Tourism

Tourism Red Hot, Ice Cold

Kath Hudson finds out how Iceland’s tourism and attractions industries are growing up side by side
Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

Working on a multi-park collaboration with China’s Evergrande Group, IDEATTACK shares details of three brand new attractions in the pipeline
Museums

Doing the Honours

A look at the projects that featured on the Museum + Heritage Awards shortlist
Promotional feature

Holovis

Holovis’s Ride and Realm technology allows guests to build and follow their own unique park-wide adventures
Science Centres

Getting Engaged

Researchers Dr Amy Seakins and Dr Heather King explain how science capital empowers science centres to engage wider audiences in STEM, plus European initiatives in action
Digital art

Light Fantastic

Tokyo-based digital art collective teamLab is on a mission to change the way we interact with and experience art. Magali Robathan reports on the group’s installation work and their upcoming museum launch
Sponsored briefing

Professionalising Your Security Team

In part two of a three-part series, NW Security Group’s Nigel Peers looks at training and managing an effective team
Promotional feature

7thSense Design

7thSense Design, maker of the Delta Media Server range, strengthens presence in China with partner Wincomn Technology
Show preview

Asian Attractions Expo

The Asian edition of IAAPA’s trade show returns to Hong Kong. Here’s what to expect
Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers on their latest product launches
Promotional feature

Picsolve

Picsolve offers an immersive experience beyond the traditional green screen
 


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