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Attractions Management 2018 issue 4
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Editor’s letter

The power of IP’s

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
People profile

Joanna Lumley

Iconic British actress Joanna Lumley has given her patronage to a Peter Pan-themed literary visitor attraction
People profile

Marco Balich

Marco Balich on creating a stunning immersive experience allowing visitors to step inside the works of Michelangelo
People profile

Hal McEvoy

Hal McEvoy named as IAAPA president and CEO
Science Centres news

Qatar planetarium to open in December

Qatar’s first planetarium is scheduled to open its doors in late 2018 as part of a larger expansion of the country’s Katara Cultural Village
Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Gamification meets citizen dialogues writes Herbert MÜnder
Visitor Attractions news

Mountain gallery completed in China

A dramatic mountain-top arts centre has been built in the Hebei Province of China’s Yanshan Mountains
Waterparks news

Six Flags acquires Illinois’ Magic Waters

Six Flags is taking ownership of another attraction, adding the Magic Waters Waterpark in Cherry Valley, Illinois, to its growing portfolio
Industry Opinion

Waterparks

Necessity driving new ideas in the waterparks sector writes Aleatha Ezra 
Theme Parks news

Moomins attraction completes construction

Japan’s first Moominsthemed amusement park, located in Hanno near Tokyo, has completed construction and will begin a phased opening next month
Museums & Galleries news

Ice art gallery to open in Reykjavik

Norwegian entrepreneur Kirsten- Marie Holmen is to open an ice-themed art gallery in Iceland
Heritage news

Norwich Castle Museum granted £9.2m

The historic Keep at Norwich Castle in Britain is to be restored to resemble its Norman heyday following the injection of £9.2m (US$11.8m) financing from UK grants body the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)
Zoos & Aquariums news

Brevard Zoo given boost for aquarium

Florida’s Brevard Zoo’s plans for a lagoon-themed aquarium has received a significant boost from a US$10m tax funding scheme from Brevard County
Technology news

Gallery launches AR puzzle game

US art museum the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA) has launched a new augmented reality app that is able to transform spaces into giant puzzles
Interview

Ken Bretschneider and Josh Shipley

Evermore is one of the US’s newest theme parks. We speak to CEO Ken Bretschneider and chief creative officer Josh Shipley
Promotional feature

Clip ‘n Climb

A market leader conquering the highest peaks
Mystery shopper

A walk in the shark

Tom Anstey visited the New York Aquarium to find out more about its major expansion
Promotional feature

Polin

Integrating technology into waterparks
News report

Mammoth implications

There are efforts being made to open a park with living woolly mammoths in Siberia
Rides

Themed dreams

We take a look at some of the major openings at visitor attractions worldwide
Theme Parks

Fan power

Jordan Middleton explains how operators can best work with their audiences
On the cover: The legendary George Carlin is among those honoured in the new National Comedy Center
Tourism

The Tourist Trap

What role could attractions play to keep tourism beneficial for residents and visitors alike? Kath Hudson reports
Conference

Creativity Cocktail

This year’s SATE conference came to the global epicentre for themed entertainment – Orlando – as the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) searched for the secrets to “The Experience Recipe”.
Promotional feature

Whitewater

WhiteWater is branching out of the waterpark business as it introduces two new attractions products and its brand new Vantage guest engagement and management software
Show report

Enabling fun

Tom Anstey was on-hand to see what was on offer at this year’s Euro Attractions Show
Promotional feature

Alterface

Mixed Reality & Interactivity
Museums

The perfect punchline

The team behind the US’s new National Comedy Center share their experiences
Museums

Frozen delights

San Francisco’s Museum of Ice Cream is making its stay permanent following a hugely successful first year
Promotional feature

IdeAttack

IdeAttack specialises in the planning and design of high-end tourism destinations. Dan Thomas, explains more about the company and its work overseas in China
Heritage and museums

Kicking the dust

The Heritage Lottery Fund has created a scheme to engage young people in heritage
Openings

Dundee design

The V&A has opened a new home in Dundee, Scotland
Promotional feature

Simtec

Simtec is a flying theatre and simulator ride supplier for the attractions industry, as well as a manufacturer of driving and flight simulation applications
Show preview

IAAPA Attractions Expo

The 2018 IAAPA Attractions Expo kicks off on 12 November. Here’s what to expect from the show and its exhibitors
Promotional feature

Picsolve

Capturing your visitors and destination in one shareable moment
Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches 
Promotional feature

Sally Corporation

Sally Corporation partners with Aardman to create a Shaun the Sheep dark ride
Promotional feature

Simworx

Simworx CEO, Terry Monkton, takes us through the life of a ride, from conception to creation
COMPANY PROFILE
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Attractions Management 2018 issue 4
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
Editor’s letter

The power of IP’s

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
People profile

Joanna Lumley

Iconic British actress Joanna Lumley has given her patronage to a Peter Pan-themed literary visitor attraction
People profile

Marco Balich

Marco Balich on creating a stunning immersive experience allowing visitors to step inside the works of Michelangelo
People profile

Hal McEvoy

Hal McEvoy named as IAAPA president and CEO
Science Centres news

Qatar planetarium to open in December

Qatar’s first planetarium is scheduled to open its doors in late 2018 as part of a larger expansion of the country’s Katara Cultural Village
Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Gamification meets citizen dialogues writes Herbert MÜnder
Visitor Attractions news

Mountain gallery completed in China

A dramatic mountain-top arts centre has been built in the Hebei Province of China’s Yanshan Mountains
Waterparks news

Six Flags acquires Illinois’ Magic Waters

Six Flags is taking ownership of another attraction, adding the Magic Waters Waterpark in Cherry Valley, Illinois, to its growing portfolio
Industry Opinion

Waterparks

Necessity driving new ideas in the waterparks sector writes Aleatha Ezra 
Theme Parks news

Moomins attraction completes construction

Japan’s first Moominsthemed amusement park, located in Hanno near Tokyo, has completed construction and will begin a phased opening next month
Museums & Galleries news

Ice art gallery to open in Reykjavik

Norwegian entrepreneur Kirsten- Marie Holmen is to open an ice-themed art gallery in Iceland
Heritage news

Norwich Castle Museum granted £9.2m

The historic Keep at Norwich Castle in Britain is to be restored to resemble its Norman heyday following the injection of £9.2m (US$11.8m) financing from UK grants body the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)
Zoos & Aquariums news

Brevard Zoo given boost for aquarium

Florida’s Brevard Zoo’s plans for a lagoon-themed aquarium has received a significant boost from a US$10m tax funding scheme from Brevard County
Technology news

Gallery launches AR puzzle game

US art museum the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA) has launched a new augmented reality app that is able to transform spaces into giant puzzles
Interview

Ken Bretschneider and Josh Shipley

Evermore is one of the US’s newest theme parks. We speak to CEO Ken Bretschneider and chief creative officer Josh Shipley
Promotional feature

Clip ‘n Climb

A market leader conquering the highest peaks
Mystery shopper

A walk in the shark

Tom Anstey visited the New York Aquarium to find out more about its major expansion
Promotional feature

Polin

Integrating technology into waterparks
News report

Mammoth implications

There are efforts being made to open a park with living woolly mammoths in Siberia
Rides

Themed dreams

We take a look at some of the major openings at visitor attractions worldwide
Theme Parks

Fan power

Jordan Middleton explains how operators can best work with their audiences
On the cover: The legendary George Carlin is among those honoured in the new National Comedy Center
Tourism

The Tourist Trap

What role could attractions play to keep tourism beneficial for residents and visitors alike? Kath Hudson reports
Conference

Creativity Cocktail

This year’s SATE conference came to the global epicentre for themed entertainment – Orlando – as the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) searched for the secrets to “The Experience Recipe”.
Promotional feature

Whitewater

WhiteWater is branching out of the waterpark business as it introduces two new attractions products and its brand new Vantage guest engagement and management software
Show report

Enabling fun

Tom Anstey was on-hand to see what was on offer at this year’s Euro Attractions Show
Promotional feature

Alterface

Mixed Reality & Interactivity
Museums

The perfect punchline

The team behind the US’s new National Comedy Center share their experiences
Museums

Frozen delights

San Francisco’s Museum of Ice Cream is making its stay permanent following a hugely successful first year
Promotional feature

IdeAttack

IdeAttack specialises in the planning and design of high-end tourism destinations. Dan Thomas, explains more about the company and its work overseas in China
Heritage and museums

Kicking the dust

The Heritage Lottery Fund has created a scheme to engage young people in heritage
Openings

Dundee design

The V&A has opened a new home in Dundee, Scotland
Promotional feature

Simtec

Simtec is a flying theatre and simulator ride supplier for the attractions industry, as well as a manufacturer of driving and flight simulation applications
Show preview

IAAPA Attractions Expo

The 2018 IAAPA Attractions Expo kicks off on 12 November. Here’s what to expect from the show and its exhibitors
Promotional feature

Picsolve

Capturing your visitors and destination in one shareable moment
Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches 
Promotional feature

Sally Corporation

Sally Corporation partners with Aardman to create a Shaun the Sheep dark ride
Promotional feature

Simworx

Simworx CEO, Terry Monkton, takes us through the life of a ride, from conception to creation
 


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