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Attractions Management 2017 issue 4
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Editor’s letter

Science of attraction design

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
People profile

Sir David Attenborough

Making documentaries at the American Museum of Natural History
People profile

Tedi Asher

Bringing a neuroscience perspective to the visitor experience at PEM
People profile

Chester Osborn

Australia's d'Arenberg wine is opening a brand home and restaurant
Science Centres news

Science North to develop Guangzhou centre

Barack Obama’s former White House science and technology chief of staff, Cristin Dorgelo, has been named the new president and CEO of the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC)
Visitor Attractions news

Amanda Thompson to lead IAAPA in 2020

Amanda Thompson OBE will become only the third woman to chair IAAPA in its 100- year history, after the global attractions body announced the Blackpool Pleasure Beach managing director would take over in 2020
Theme Parks news

Legoland gives 20,000 tickets to Irma kids

Merlin’s Legoland resort in Florida is donating 20,000 tickets to children in the state affected by Hurricane Irma, representing the largest ticket giveaway in the park’s history
Waterparks news

Launch nears for Omani waterpark

Oman’s first waterpark development is on course for its December launch, authorities have confirmed
Museums & Galleries news

Asian Art Museum to get $90m makeover

San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum has unveiled a $90m (€77m, £67m) plan to transform the institution
Heritage news

Mexico police team to tackle looting

Mexico’s police force has created a new federal division dedicated to protecting the country’s cultural heritage, with the aim of tackling theft, the looting of historic artefacts and trafficking of such items
Zoos & Aquariums news

Cage-free zoo approved for Sydney

Plans to develop a second zoo in Sydney, Australia, have been given the go-ahead after local government officials granted planning permission to the AU$36m ($29m, €24m, £21m) “cage free” project in Bungarribee
Technology news

Interactive colour editing from Disney

Disney’s research and development arm has come up with a new way to interact with art – creating an augmented reality application that allows users to recolour paintings
Interview

Jane Cooper

We talked to Jane Cooper, COO and president of Herschend Family Entertainment, about the company portfolio and all things Dollywood
Ask an expert

Creating Your Own IP

With global IPs evermore present in parks, is there still room for original story worlds? We asked the experts
Promotional feature

Simworx

Introducing the Mini Flying Theatre, a compact ride option with the latest technology
Mystery shopper

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Alice Davis took a trip to London’s newest attraction, the Postal Museum and Mail Rail
Analysis: Part 8

The Attractions Business

In the final part of the series, consultant David Camp weighs up the pros and cons of operating an attraction
Promotional feature

Polin

Polin Waterparks presents new gaming technologies and products
On the cover: at the American Museum of Natural History
New openings

Z is for Zeitz

The Thomas Heatherwick-designed Zeitz MOCAA, Africa’s first major modern art museum, has opened in Cape Town
Ride safety

Humanly Possible

Researcher Kathryn Woodcock on the role of guests in amusement ride safety and human factors in attractions design
Expos

Pure Energy

BRC’s Christian Lachel reflects on the recent expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, and shares his takeaways for Expo 2020 Dubai
Promotional feature

Alterface

Alterface launches the Erratic Ride, the first non-linear interactive mixed media ride on the market
Top team

Good Reef!

Meet the team behind Cairns Aquarium and reef research centre, dedicated to life of the adjoining Great Barrier Reef
Themed design

Making Sense

Industry experts Joel Beckerman, Gordon Grice and Scott A Lukas share their thoughts on effective multi-sensory design
Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

Changing the game in China with the Evergrande Fairytale Theme Park
Galleries

MACAN Impression

Museum MACAN director Aaron Seeto on Jakarta’s first contemporary art museum
Planetariums

Ten out of Ten

A planetarium upgrade at Telus World of Science in Canada is set to become the first to offer a 10K resolution experience
Museums

Lights, Camera, Interaction!

Visitors demand evermore participatory attractions. In response, museums are evolving from passive experiences to immersive, interactive adventures
Show report

Beyond the Screen

Christine Kerr filed this report from the TEA’s SATE conference in Los Angeles
Show preview

IAAPA Attractions Expo

Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to IAAPA in Orlando
Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches
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Attractions Management 2017 issue 4
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
Editor’s letter

Science of attraction design

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
People profile

Sir David Attenborough

Making documentaries at the American Museum of Natural History
People profile

Tedi Asher

Bringing a neuroscience perspective to the visitor experience at PEM
People profile

Chester Osborn

Australia's d'Arenberg wine is opening a brand home and restaurant
Science Centres news

Science North to develop Guangzhou centre

Barack Obama’s former White House science and technology chief of staff, Cristin Dorgelo, has been named the new president and CEO of the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC)
Visitor Attractions news

Amanda Thompson to lead IAAPA in 2020

Amanda Thompson OBE will become only the third woman to chair IAAPA in its 100- year history, after the global attractions body announced the Blackpool Pleasure Beach managing director would take over in 2020
Theme Parks news

Legoland gives 20,000 tickets to Irma kids

Merlin’s Legoland resort in Florida is donating 20,000 tickets to children in the state affected by Hurricane Irma, representing the largest ticket giveaway in the park’s history
Waterparks news

Launch nears for Omani waterpark

Oman’s first waterpark development is on course for its December launch, authorities have confirmed
Museums & Galleries news

Asian Art Museum to get $90m makeover

San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum has unveiled a $90m (€77m, £67m) plan to transform the institution
Heritage news

Mexico police team to tackle looting

Mexico’s police force has created a new federal division dedicated to protecting the country’s cultural heritage, with the aim of tackling theft, the looting of historic artefacts and trafficking of such items
Zoos & Aquariums news

Cage-free zoo approved for Sydney

Plans to develop a second zoo in Sydney, Australia, have been given the go-ahead after local government officials granted planning permission to the AU$36m ($29m, €24m, £21m) “cage free” project in Bungarribee
Technology news

Interactive colour editing from Disney

Disney’s research and development arm has come up with a new way to interact with art – creating an augmented reality application that allows users to recolour paintings
Interview

Jane Cooper

We talked to Jane Cooper, COO and president of Herschend Family Entertainment, about the company portfolio and all things Dollywood
Ask an expert

Creating Your Own IP

With global IPs evermore present in parks, is there still room for original story worlds? We asked the experts
Promotional feature

Simworx

Introducing the Mini Flying Theatre, a compact ride option with the latest technology
Mystery shopper

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Alice Davis took a trip to London’s newest attraction, the Postal Museum and Mail Rail
Analysis: Part 8

The Attractions Business

In the final part of the series, consultant David Camp weighs up the pros and cons of operating an attraction
Promotional feature

Polin

Polin Waterparks presents new gaming technologies and products
On the cover: at the American Museum of Natural History
New openings

Z is for Zeitz

The Thomas Heatherwick-designed Zeitz MOCAA, Africa’s first major modern art museum, has opened in Cape Town
Ride safety

Humanly Possible

Researcher Kathryn Woodcock on the role of guests in amusement ride safety and human factors in attractions design
Expos

Pure Energy

BRC’s Christian Lachel reflects on the recent expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, and shares his takeaways for Expo 2020 Dubai
Promotional feature

Alterface

Alterface launches the Erratic Ride, the first non-linear interactive mixed media ride on the market
Top team

Good Reef!

Meet the team behind Cairns Aquarium and reef research centre, dedicated to life of the adjoining Great Barrier Reef
Themed design

Making Sense

Industry experts Joel Beckerman, Gordon Grice and Scott A Lukas share their thoughts on effective multi-sensory design
Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

Changing the game in China with the Evergrande Fairytale Theme Park
Galleries

MACAN Impression

Museum MACAN director Aaron Seeto on Jakarta’s first contemporary art museum
Planetariums

Ten out of Ten

A planetarium upgrade at Telus World of Science in Canada is set to become the first to offer a 10K resolution experience
Museums

Lights, Camera, Interaction!

Visitors demand evermore participatory attractions. In response, museums are evolving from passive experiences to immersive, interactive adventures
Show report

Beyond the Screen

Christine Kerr filed this report from the TEA’s SATE conference in Los Angeles
Show preview

IAAPA Attractions Expo

Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to IAAPA in Orlando
Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches
 


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