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Attractions Management 2018 issue 4
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7 Editor’s letter

The power of IP’s

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

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12 People profile

Joanna Lumley

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

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16 People profile

Marco Balich

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

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18 People profile

Hal McEvoy

Hal McEvoy named as IAAPA president and CEO

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20 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

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20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Gamification meets citizen dialogues writes Herbert MÜnder

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21 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

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22 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

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22 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

Necessity driving new ideas in the waterparks sector writes Aleatha Ezra 

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24 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

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27 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

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29 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)

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30 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

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32 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

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34 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

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44 Promotional feature

Clip ‘n Climb

A market leader conquering the highest peaks

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46 Mystery shopper

A walk in the shark

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

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52 Promotional feature

Polin

Integrating technology into waterparks

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54 News report

Mammoth implications

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

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56 Rides

Themed dreams

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

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On the cover: The legendary George Carlin is among those honoured in the new National Comedy Center
62 Theme Parks

Fan power

Jordan Middleton explains how operators can best work with their audiences

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66 Tourism

The Tourist Trap

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

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70 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”.

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74 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

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77 Show report

Enabling fun

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

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80 Promotional feature

Alterface

Mixed Reality & Interactivity

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82 Museums

The perfect punchline

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

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88 Museums

Frozen delights

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

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92 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

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96 Heritage and museums

Kicking the dust

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

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100 Openings

Dundee design

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

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106 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

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110 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

View in digital edition
View online
114 Promotional feature

Picsolve

Capturing your visitors and destination in one shareable moment

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View online
115 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches 

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117 Promotional feature

Sally Corporation

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

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118 Promotional feature

Simworx

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

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COMPANY PROFILES
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe is owned and produced by IAAPA, The Global Association for the Attractions Industr [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Painting with Light pushes boundaries to create unforgettable visual concepts
Belgium-based light and video design studio, Painting with Light, will translate the story of your location into a visual experience, using the art of light architecture. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems - Experience the experience
Have you ever wondered how the fun is created? Polin Waterparks is a global market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of waterparks and water play attractions. Find out more...
More videos:
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

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DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

08 Oct 2020

VAC 2020 VIRTUAL (The Annual National Conference of Visitor Attractions)

Online, United Kingdom
17-23 Oct 2020

World Leisure Congress 2020

Pinggu, Beijing, China
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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2018 issue 4
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

The power of IP’s

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profile

Joanna Lumley

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

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Marco Balich

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

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profile

Hal McEvoy

Hal McEvoy named as IAAPA president and CEO

View in digital edition
View online
20 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

View in digital edition

20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Gamification meets citizen dialogues writes Herbert MÜnder

View in digital edition
View online
21 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

View in digital edition

22 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

View in digital edition

22 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

Necessity driving new ideas in the waterparks sector writes Aleatha Ezra 

View in digital edition
View online
24 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

View in digital edition

27 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

View in digital edition

29 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)

View in digital edition

30 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

View in digital edition

32 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

View in digital edition

34 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

View in digital edition
View online
44 Promotional feature

Clip ‘n Climb

A market leader conquering the highest peaks

View in digital edition
View online
46 Mystery shopper

A walk in the shark

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

View in digital edition
View online
52 Promotional feature

Polin

Integrating technology into waterparks

View in digital edition
View online
54 News report

Mammoth implications

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

View in digital edition
View online
56 Rides

Themed dreams

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

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: The legendary George Carlin is among those honoured in the new National Comedy Center
62 Theme Parks

Fan power

Jordan Middleton explains how operators can best work with their audiences

View in digital edition
View online
66 Tourism

The Tourist Trap

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

View in digital edition
View online
70 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”.

View in digital edition
View online
74 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

View in digital edition
View online
77 Show report

Enabling fun

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

View in digital edition
View online
80 Promotional feature

Alterface

Mixed Reality & Interactivity

View in digital edition
View online
82 Museums

The perfect punchline

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

View in digital edition
View online
88 Museums

Frozen delights

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

View in digital edition
View online
92 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

View in digital edition
View online
96 Heritage and museums

Kicking the dust

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

View in digital edition
View online
100 Openings

Dundee design

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

View in digital edition
View online
106 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

View in digital edition
View online
110 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

View in digital edition
View online
114 Promotional feature

Picsolve

Capturing your visitors and destination in one shareable moment

View in digital edition
View online
115 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches 

View in digital edition
View online
117 Promotional feature

Sally Corporation

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

View in digital edition
View online
118 Promotional feature

Simworx

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

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
Bletchley Park and Eltham Palace's immersive LGBTQ+ show among winners of UK Heritage Awards
The home of British codebreaking, Bletchley Park has been named among the winners of this year's UK Heritage Awards – alongside an immersive performance charting LGBTQ+ heritage.
IAAPA cancels Attractions EXPO – pivots to virtual event
IAAPA has cancelled this year's Attractions Expo in Orlando and pivoted to a digital event, announcing a new virtual conference will take place on the same dates – 16-18 November.
Warner Bros. to open Harry Potter studio attraction in Japan
Warner Bros. has revealed plans to develop a Harry Potter studio tour attraction in Japanese capital Tokyo.
Reykjavik city centre set to welcome ocean-side geo-thermal wellness lagoon in 2021
Attractions and hospitality brand, Pursuit, has unveiled plans to develop a premium oceanfront geothermal lagoon in Iceland.
Therme Group announces development plans to roll out wellbeing resorts across UK
Following approval to build a £250mn wellbeing resort in Manchester, Therme Group has revealed plans to develop and expand its concept in other major UK cities.
COVID-19 stimulus package – VAT cut for hospitality, companies to get apprenticeship funding
The hospitality and attractions sectors will benefit from a temporary cut to VAT as part of stimulus measures announced by chancellor Rishi Sunak.
Eureka! reveals new designs for Eureka! Mersey – construction to begin in 2021
New concept designs and visuals have been released for the Eureka! Mersey project – a £11.75m children's visitor attraction being developed in Liverpool, UK.
Thermal project set to ‘redefine city wellbeing’ on track for 2023 opening
Global wellbeing organisation, Therme Group, has confirmed its 28-acre wellbeing project in the UK is on track to begin construction.
BIG creates spiral museum for Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet
Swiss luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet will open a museum celebrating the company history next month (June 2020).
Israel's tourism industry begins gradual relaunch – some hotels given green light to open
Hotels and accommodations in Israel with ground floor rooms have been given permission to reopen for business – but only for domestic tourism.
Disney places 100,000 workers on unpaid leave – plans to save US$500m a month
Walt Disney is set to stop paying more than 100,000 of its theme park and hotel workers as the entertainment giant struggles with coronavirus closures.
Future of Canada's oldest aquarium 'under threat' due to coronavirus shutdown
Vancouver Aquarium is in danger of having to close its doors permanently, due to a collapse in revenues brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
+ More news   
 
COMPANY PROFILES
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe is owned and produced by IAAPA, The Global Association for the Attractions Industr [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Painting with Light pushes boundaries to create unforgettable visual concepts
Belgium-based light and video design studio, Painting with Light, will translate the story of your location into a visual experience, using the art of light architecture. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems - Experience the experience
Have you ever wondered how the fun is created? Polin Waterparks is a global market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of waterparks and water play attractions. Find out more...
More videos:
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

08 Oct 2020

VAC 2020 VIRTUAL (The Annual National Conference of Visitor Attractions)

Online, United Kingdom
17-23 Oct 2020

World Leisure Congress 2020

Pinggu, Beijing, China
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2020

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