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Attractions Management 2017 issue 3
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7 Editor’s letter

100 per cent accessible

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12 People profile

Angelo Seminara

An award-winning hair stylist and master wigmaker creates unique ‘hair installations’ for exhibitions
16 People profile

Yayoi Kusama

Avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama is opening her eponymous gallery in Tokyo
18 People profile

Herbert Münder

Ecsite’s new president on the role of science centres in the modern public realm
22 Science Centres news

Design complete for Sochi Science Park

Dutch design agency NorthernLight has completed the design phase for the redevelopment of the Sochi Olympic Village in Sochi, Russia
23 Visitor Attractions news

Eden Project planning new projects globally

Cornwall’s iconic Eden Project is set to be replicated in China, Australia and New Zealand, with further developments being planned in the Middle East, North America and the UK
25 Theme Parks news

Paramount leaves £3.2bn UK project

London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH) – the developer behind the Paramount theme park in Kent – has split from the film studio, which was to act as the attraction’s masthead
26 Waterparks news

Six Flags eyeing waterpark acquisitions

Six Flags is continuing with its waterpark acquisition strategy after success with parks in Mexico and California
29 Museums & Galleries news

AMNH interns create

unique visitor tours New York’s American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is hosting 30 students for a summer of training, with the interns acting as tour guides for the 500 camp groups that visit throughout the summer
31 Heritage news

Hadrian’s Wall visitor centre opens

The long-awaited Landscape Discovery Centre at Hadrian’s Wall – known as The Sill – has opened after more than three years of development for the British heritage attraction
32 Zoos & Aquariums news

Chester Zoo details £100m redevelopment

Chester Zoo will redevelop 100 acres (405,000sqm) of its existing site into grassland and forest areas as part of a new £100m ($130m, €113m) development masterplan
34 Technology news

VR startup bringing Norse mythology to life

Plans are underway in Denmark to develop a travelling VR fantasy exhibition based on Norse mythology, which – if successful – will eventually be turned into a fullyfledged theme park unique to Scandinavia
35 Promotional feature

Simworx

France’s Parc Spirou to feature three key rides from Simworx
36 Interview

Wolfgang Kiessling

We talked to Wolfgang Kiessling, who set up a small parrot park on Tenerife in the 1970s. Today, Loro Parque and Siam Park are some of Europe’s top attractions
42 Obituary

The Man Who Walked With Walt

We look back at the life of Disney Legend and well-loved Imagineer, Marty Sklar
44 Theme parks

Living, Breathing, Being Star Wars

Could the Star Wars hotel and themed zone be Disney’s ‘most experiential concept ever’? Plus, news from the D23 fan expo
48 Mystery shopper

Blue Planet

We went undercover at Disney’s newly launched $500m World of Avatar attraction
54 Analysis

Be Our Guest

Dive into the 2016 TEA/AECOM Theme Index
58 Analysis

TEA/AECOM Theme Index 2016

Effective marketing campaigns, smart reinvestment and facility upgrades drive growth in Asia-Pacific, but it’s not all plain sailing
On the Cover: Japanese artist builds her own Museum
60 Technology

Russian Evolution

Meet the tech startup bringing free-roam, multiplayer VR to Moscow’s millennials
64 Museums

Bunkering Down

How a WWII shelter became a museum
68 Touring exhibitions

Downton to Business

Downton Abbey has gone from the small screen to the global exhibition stage. Take a look behind the scenes
72 Touring exhibitions

What Goes on Tour

Ten of the best exhibitions inspired by film and TV, plus GES’s Eddie Newquist on the growing sector
74 Touring Exhibitions

Eddie Newquist

Eddie Newquist, executive vice president of exhibitions and events creator GES, talks about the growing sector
76 Top team

Water Wonderland

Morgan’s Inspiration Island founder Gordon Hartman on his journey to open an “ultra accessible” waterpark
82 Promotional feature

EAS 2017

Preparations for the European attractions event of the year are well under way – so what can attendees expect?
84 Zoos & aquariums

Sea Change

World aquariums join with the European Commission in the fight against marine litter
86 Analysis

Part 7 - Is it worth it?

In part of seven of this eightpart series, consultant David Camp has some tips on assessing whether a venture will make any money
90 Show report

Rising Tide

A look at the inaugural TIDE conference, which promotes the role of AV in the delivery of a compelling story
92 Show report

Facts of Life

We filed this report from the Ecsite Annual Conference in Porto
96 Promotional feature

Sysco Productions

Sysco Productions is a world-class experience delivery company, working for global clients in the museum and heritage, exhibition, and sports and leisure industries
98 Show preview

Euro Attractions Expo

Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to EAS in Berlin
104 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches
107 Promotional feature

Simworx

Simworx partners with Frontgrid to bring new ‘world-first’ attraction to market
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We are pleased to announce that Euro Attractions Show is now IAAPA Expo Europe. [more...]
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Emily Cronin, partnerships manager at the Science Museum Group in the UK, shares insights into evolving business models for touring exhibitions in Spokes, Ecsite’s magazine. [more...]
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Red Raion - VR/5D Films Showreel 2016
Red Raion is the first made-in-Italy VR/5D movie production company, for your most advanced theaters and simulators. Enjoy some samples from their movies produced in 2016! Find out more...
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BALPPA Summer Conference 2019

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Attractions Management 2017 issue 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

100 per cent accessible

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12 People profile

Angelo Seminara

An award-winning hair stylist and master wigmaker creates unique ‘hair installations’ for exhibitions
16 People profile

Yayoi Kusama

Avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama is opening her eponymous gallery in Tokyo
18 People profile

Herbert Münder

Ecsite’s new president on the role of science centres in the modern public realm
22 Science Centres news

Design complete for Sochi Science Park

Dutch design agency NorthernLight has completed the design phase for the redevelopment of the Sochi Olympic Village in Sochi, Russia
23 Visitor Attractions news

Eden Project planning new projects globally

Cornwall’s iconic Eden Project is set to be replicated in China, Australia and New Zealand, with further developments being planned in the Middle East, North America and the UK
25 Theme Parks news

Paramount leaves £3.2bn UK project

London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH) – the developer behind the Paramount theme park in Kent – has split from the film studio, which was to act as the attraction’s masthead
26 Waterparks news

Six Flags eyeing waterpark acquisitions

Six Flags is continuing with its waterpark acquisition strategy after success with parks in Mexico and California
29 Museums & Galleries news

AMNH interns create

unique visitor tours New York’s American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is hosting 30 students for a summer of training, with the interns acting as tour guides for the 500 camp groups that visit throughout the summer
31 Heritage news

Hadrian’s Wall visitor centre opens

The long-awaited Landscape Discovery Centre at Hadrian’s Wall – known as The Sill – has opened after more than three years of development for the British heritage attraction
32 Zoos & Aquariums news

Chester Zoo details £100m redevelopment

Chester Zoo will redevelop 100 acres (405,000sqm) of its existing site into grassland and forest areas as part of a new £100m ($130m, €113m) development masterplan
34 Technology news

VR startup bringing Norse mythology to life

Plans are underway in Denmark to develop a travelling VR fantasy exhibition based on Norse mythology, which – if successful – will eventually be turned into a fullyfledged theme park unique to Scandinavia
35 Promotional feature

Simworx

France’s Parc Spirou to feature three key rides from Simworx
36 Interview

Wolfgang Kiessling

We talked to Wolfgang Kiessling, who set up a small parrot park on Tenerife in the 1970s. Today, Loro Parque and Siam Park are some of Europe’s top attractions
42 Obituary

The Man Who Walked With Walt

We look back at the life of Disney Legend and well-loved Imagineer, Marty Sklar
44 Theme parks

Living, Breathing, Being Star Wars

Could the Star Wars hotel and themed zone be Disney’s ‘most experiential concept ever’? Plus, news from the D23 fan expo
48 Mystery shopper

Blue Planet

We went undercover at Disney’s newly launched $500m World of Avatar attraction
54 Analysis

Be Our Guest

Dive into the 2016 TEA/AECOM Theme Index
58 Analysis

TEA/AECOM Theme Index 2016

Effective marketing campaigns, smart reinvestment and facility upgrades drive growth in Asia-Pacific, but it’s not all plain sailing
On the Cover: Japanese artist builds her own Museum
60 Technology

Russian Evolution

Meet the tech startup bringing free-roam, multiplayer VR to Moscow’s millennials
64 Museums

Bunkering Down

How a WWII shelter became a museum
68 Touring exhibitions

Downton to Business

Downton Abbey has gone from the small screen to the global exhibition stage. Take a look behind the scenes
72 Touring exhibitions

What Goes on Tour

Ten of the best exhibitions inspired by film and TV, plus GES’s Eddie Newquist on the growing sector
74 Touring Exhibitions

Eddie Newquist

Eddie Newquist, executive vice president of exhibitions and events creator GES, talks about the growing sector
76 Top team

Water Wonderland

Morgan’s Inspiration Island founder Gordon Hartman on his journey to open an “ultra accessible” waterpark
82 Promotional feature

EAS 2017

Preparations for the European attractions event of the year are well under way – so what can attendees expect?
84 Zoos & aquariums

Sea Change

World aquariums join with the European Commission in the fight against marine litter
86 Analysis

Part 7 - Is it worth it?

In part of seven of this eightpart series, consultant David Camp has some tips on assessing whether a venture will make any money
90 Show report

Rising Tide

A look at the inaugural TIDE conference, which promotes the role of AV in the delivery of a compelling story
92 Show report

Facts of Life

We filed this report from the Ecsite Annual Conference in Porto
96 Promotional feature

Sysco Productions

Sysco Productions is a world-class experience delivery company, working for global clients in the museum and heritage, exhibition, and sports and leisure industries
98 Show preview

Euro Attractions Expo

Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to EAS in Berlin
104 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches
107 Promotional feature

Simworx

Simworx partners with Frontgrid to bring new ‘world-first’ attraction to market
 


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