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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

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114 Promotional feature

Picsolve

Capturing your visitors and destination in one shareable moment

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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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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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
18 People profile

Hal McEvoy

Hal McEvoy named as IAAPA president and CEO

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages

20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Gamification meets citizen dialogues writes Herbert MÜnder

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

22 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

Necessity driving new ideas in the waterparks sector writes Aleatha Ezra 

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages
View online
44 Promotional feature

Clip ‘n Climb

A market leader conquering the highest peaks

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
52 Promotional feature

Polin

Integrating technology into waterparks

View on turning pages
View online
54 News report

Mammoth implications

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

View on turning pages
View online
56 Rides

Themed dreams

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
80 Promotional feature

Alterface

Mixed Reality & Interactivity

View on turning pages
View online
82 Museums

The perfect punchline

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
96 Heritage and museums

Kicking the dust

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

View on turning pages
View online
100 Openings

Dundee design

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
114 Promotional feature

Picsolve

Capturing your visitors and destination in one shareable moment

View on turning pages
View online
115 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches 

View on turning pages
View online
117 Promotional feature

Sally Corporation

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

View on turning pages
View online
118 Promotional feature

Simworx

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

View on turning pages
View online
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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.
Tourism Society emergency meeting addresses impact of delayed lockdown on tourism industry
The Tourism Society scheduled an emergency meeting on Wednesday 15 April to discuss breaking news relating to lockdown timings.
Tourism industry must lead and inspire, says Ken Robinson
Coronavirus is devastating for the tourism and leisure sectors globally. For now, the focus is on business ‘discontinuity’, the impact of the pandemic on our employees and their families, whether and how companies will survive and when the viable resumption of activity will be possible.
National Geographic Museum creates virtual tour of Jane Goodall exhibition during lockdown
The National Geographic Museum in Washington DC, US, has developed its first ever virtual tour of an exhibition, offering the public the opportunity "visit" even while the institution remains shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.
CAVU Designwerks appoints Nathan Jones as chief operating officer
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Longleat's Lord Bath dies from COVID-19
The attractions industry has lost one of its personalities with the passing of Lord Bath, the owner of Longleat Safari Park in the UK, who died on Saturday 4 April aged 87 after contracting the coronavirus.
London Transport Museum goes digital
London Transport Museum’s doors might be closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the collection is now open to virtual visitors online.
Getty Museum challenges followers to recreate works of art at home
Staff at the Getty Museum have come up with a novel way to engage with their visitors during the ongoing pandemic – by asking them to recreate famous works of art at home.
Merlin postpones opening of Legoland New York to 2021
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instantprint

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
Gantner Ticketing

GANTNER Ticketing was established in 1990. [more...]
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

28 Jun - 01 Jul 2020

Arabian Travel Market

Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
08 Oct 2020

VAC 2020 (The Annual National Conference of Visitor Attractions)

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
+ 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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