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Attractions Management 2015 issue 3
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7 Editor’s letter

Snakes & Ladders

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12 Science Centres News

Canada to debut hi-tech Star Trek tour

Canada’s Aviation and Space Museum is boldly going where no man has gone before to bring its visitors a first-of-its-kind interactive educational exhibit based on the Star Trek franchise
13 Visitor Attractions News

LA skyscraper set to become attraction

The tallest building on the west coast of the US, the US Bank Tower, will soon open an observation deck and sky-high restaurant
14 Waterparks News

Seven die at Taipei waterpark party

Hundreds of people have been seriously injured and seven people have died after an explosion on a music stage at a waterpark in Taiwan
16 Theme Parks News

Work starts on UAE Warner Bros park

Plans are progressing for a new Warner Bros theme park in Abu Dhabi, UAE, as the number of attractions in the Middle East continues to climb
18 Museums & Galleries News

Guangzhou cultural hub architects named

German firm GMP Architekten and Spanish architecture firm Nieto Sobejano have been selected to design Guangzhou Museum and Guangzhou Science Museum respectively
20 Heritage News

Buckingham Palace work to cost £150m

Buckingham Palace is in line for renovations costing up to £150m ($236m, €211m) after a preliminary report on the state of the residence
22 Zoos & Aquariums News

Ambitious Chester Zoo launches Islands

Following the launch of Chester Zoo’s Islands development, managing director Jamie Christon has said the £40m ($62m, €56m) project is only the start of the UK visitor attraction’s ambitious masterplan
24 Interview

Michiel Buchel

Michiel Buchel is Ecsite’s new president and CEO of the Netherland’s biggest science centre, NEMO. He shares his optimism about the science centre sector and the secrets of NEMO’s success
30 Show Review

Ecsite Conference: Future Visions

Sharing ideas about the role and aims of tomorrow’s science centres from the Annual Ecsite Conference
32 Talking Point

Learning from the Alton Towers Accident

After a serious rollercoaster crash hit the headlines, we ask what lessons can be learned and shared
36 Attractions

All Work, All Play

KidZania, star of the edutainment world, has opened its newest franchise in London, its 17th location to date. We meet the global top team to find out what makes these small cities a big success
42 Analysis

Be Our Guest

TEA/AECOM’s 2014 Theme Index shows attendance growth across all regions. AECOM experts analyse the recent trends
50 Galleries

Pack It up, Pack It in

Museum director Adam D Weinberg tells the story of the Whitney’s new home
On the cover: The cutting-edge mobile experience
56 AV & Multimedia

Streets Ahead

Exploring the digital experience at the new Cooper Hewitt design museum
60 Audioguides & Apps

Tour de Force

An integrated mobile experience for The Hunger Games: The Exhibition
64 Zoos & Aquariums

The New Zoo

Top architects, including BIG founder Bjarke Ingels, share the latest trends and future visions for modern zoos
70 Zoos & Aquariums

Züber cool

A round-up of recent zoo exhibit design with a contemporary feel
72 Museums

The Magic of McQueen

Behind the scenes of Savage Beauty at the V&A, which explored the life of late fashion designer Alexander McQueen
76 Analysis

Seasons of the Wolf

In light of major developments at Great Wolf Resorts, industry insider Nikki Nolan looks at the company’s journey so far
82 Attractions-kit

Splashing Out

Waterpark supplier news ahead of WWA
84 Promotional feature

Euro Attractions Show

The Euro Attractions Show, which kicks off on 6 October in Gothenburg
87 Show Preview

Euro Attractions Show

We preview product and supplier news for the upcoming Euro Attractions Show in Gothenburg, Sweden
92 Mystery Shopper

Sweet Dreams

Dreamland Margate reawakens, but is it a trip down memory lane? We visit the restored heritage theme park
94 Rides

The Ride Makers

Our ride makers series delves into the evolving world of dark rides. Look out for part two next issue
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Attractions Management 2015 issue 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

Snakes & Ladders

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12 Science Centres News

Canada to debut hi-tech Star Trek tour

Canada’s Aviation and Space Museum is boldly going where no man has gone before to bring its visitors a first-of-its-kind interactive educational exhibit based on the Star Trek franchise
13 Visitor Attractions News

LA skyscraper set to become attraction

The tallest building on the west coast of the US, the US Bank Tower, will soon open an observation deck and sky-high restaurant
14 Waterparks News

Seven die at Taipei waterpark party

Hundreds of people have been seriously injured and seven people have died after an explosion on a music stage at a waterpark in Taiwan
16 Theme Parks News

Work starts on UAE Warner Bros park

Plans are progressing for a new Warner Bros theme park in Abu Dhabi, UAE, as the number of attractions in the Middle East continues to climb
18 Museums & Galleries News

Guangzhou cultural hub architects named

German firm GMP Architekten and Spanish architecture firm Nieto Sobejano have been selected to design Guangzhou Museum and Guangzhou Science Museum respectively
20 Heritage News

Buckingham Palace work to cost £150m

Buckingham Palace is in line for renovations costing up to £150m ($236m, €211m) after a preliminary report on the state of the residence
22 Zoos & Aquariums News

Ambitious Chester Zoo launches Islands

Following the launch of Chester Zoo’s Islands development, managing director Jamie Christon has said the £40m ($62m, €56m) project is only the start of the UK visitor attraction’s ambitious masterplan
24 Interview

Michiel Buchel

Michiel Buchel is Ecsite’s new president and CEO of the Netherland’s biggest science centre, NEMO. He shares his optimism about the science centre sector and the secrets of NEMO’s success
30 Show Review

Ecsite Conference: Future Visions

Sharing ideas about the role and aims of tomorrow’s science centres from the Annual Ecsite Conference
32 Talking Point

Learning from the Alton Towers Accident

After a serious rollercoaster crash hit the headlines, we ask what lessons can be learned and shared
36 Attractions

All Work, All Play

KidZania, star of the edutainment world, has opened its newest franchise in London, its 17th location to date. We meet the global top team to find out what makes these small cities a big success
42 Analysis

Be Our Guest

TEA/AECOM’s 2014 Theme Index shows attendance growth across all regions. AECOM experts analyse the recent trends
50 Galleries

Pack It up, Pack It in

Museum director Adam D Weinberg tells the story of the Whitney’s new home
On the cover: The cutting-edge mobile experience
56 AV & Multimedia

Streets Ahead

Exploring the digital experience at the new Cooper Hewitt design museum
60 Audioguides & Apps

Tour de Force

An integrated mobile experience for The Hunger Games: The Exhibition
64 Zoos & Aquariums

The New Zoo

Top architects, including BIG founder Bjarke Ingels, share the latest trends and future visions for modern zoos
70 Zoos & Aquariums

Züber cool

A round-up of recent zoo exhibit design with a contemporary feel
72 Museums

The Magic of McQueen

Behind the scenes of Savage Beauty at the V&A, which explored the life of late fashion designer Alexander McQueen
76 Analysis

Seasons of the Wolf

In light of major developments at Great Wolf Resorts, industry insider Nikki Nolan looks at the company’s journey so far
82 Attractions-kit

Splashing Out

Waterpark supplier news ahead of WWA
84 Promotional feature

Euro Attractions Show

The Euro Attractions Show, which kicks off on 6 October in Gothenburg
87 Show Preview

Euro Attractions Show

We preview product and supplier news for the upcoming Euro Attractions Show in Gothenburg, Sweden
92 Mystery Shopper

Sweet Dreams

Dreamland Margate reawakens, but is it a trip down memory lane? We visit the restored heritage theme park
94 Rides

The Ride Makers

Our ride makers series delves into the evolving world of dark rides. Look out for part two next issue
 


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