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7 Editor's letter

Help save the planet

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 People profile

Michael Mercadante

New TEA president reveals his plans to take the organisation to the "next level" in the themed entertainment sector

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14 People profile

Tyra Banks

Supermodel and entrepreneur announces plans for "first of its kind experiential attraction"

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16 People profile

Anthony Geffen

Documentary maker on using immersive technologies to create "life-changing experiences"

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20 Science Centres news

Europe’s largest science centre

Ground has been broken in Turkey on what is expected to become the largest science centre in Europe, attracting upward of 30 million visitors per year

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20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Keep calm, turn 30, and keep pushing boundaries

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21 Visitor Attractions news

Antorcha to help SeaWorld reach 'full potential’

SeaWorld's new CEO Gus Antorcha has said he plans to help the organisation reach its "full potential", following several years of turmoil

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22 Waterparks news

New attractions planned for US parks

Three US theme parks acquired from EPR Properties last year are undergoing extensive enhancements and rebranding by new owners Six Flags Entertainment

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22 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

A new age of expectation

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24 Theme Park news

K-Pop theme park at heart of US$4bn plans

A huge new development in Korea is set to go ahead after stalling twice since 2007, with the new attraction boasting a gargantuan K-pop and natural history theme park as its centrepiece

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27 Museums & Galleries news

Self-constructing robot museum in the works

Turkish design bureau Melike Altinisik Architects (MAA) have been selected to build a museum of robotics with components that "construct themselves”

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28 Heritage news

First ever Machu Picchu wheelchair tours offered

At 8,000ft (2,438m) above sea level, the Inca city of Machu Picchu is a stiff climb even for the able-bodied, and has been completely inaccessible for those in a wheelchair

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31 Zoos & Aquariums news

Oklahoma City Zoo planning US$70m renovation

Oklahoma City Zoo has plans for a new African enclosure that would see a dedicated area for giraffes, penguins and African wild dogs, with other renovations also planned

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31 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

The importance of accreditation

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32 Technology news

Google launches human discovery platform

Google Arts and Culture has launched a massive online science museum platform with a number of museums, curators and archivists in 23 countries around the world

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34 Interview

Miguel Quintana Pali

The founder of Mexico’s eco-friendly cultural heritage attraction Xcaret speaks to Attractions Management

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On the Cover: Supermodel and entrepreneur eyes attractions market with new venture
42 Openings

The road ahead

A preview of the biggest developments opening across the world in 2019

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50 Rides

Hot Wheels

We look at the exciting and innovative rides opening this year

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54 Show report

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018

Attractions Management was in attendance in Orlando at the biggest show of the year

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56 Show report

Awards Season

Revealing the winners of a number of prestigious awards handed out in November

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58 Show report

Women of Disney

Some of Disney’s most talented female leaders share their stories about how they got to be where they are today

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62 Show report

Charming the world

Tom Mehrmann and Roland Mack discuss how to become an ambassador for culture rather than a stereotype

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64 Interview

Changing faces

We speak to the three men charged with leading IAAPA into its next century

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68 Mystery shopper

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

A new Ocean Park has opened near Shanghai. Alice Davis paid a visit

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72 Promotional feature

Parkex

Why a good parking experience adds to the attraction

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74 Animal care

Sea change

Merlin is preparing to launch the world’s first cetacean open water sanctuary

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80 Museums

Climate Museum

Cultural consultant Bridget McKenzie is taking action against climate change

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84 Waterparks

Splashing the cash

David Camp looks at the waterparks sector and how it can benefit the rest of the industry

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88 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches

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COMPANY PROFILES
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
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FEATURED SUPPLIER

ProSlide appoints Chantal Theoret as director of global marketing
ProSlide Technology has appointed Chantal Theoret as its new director of global marketing. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Online Print Made Easy! – instantprint
Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR – Red Raion
Simworx - The power to move you… – Simworx
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

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14 Jan 2020

BALPPA Annual General Meeting

ExCel, London, United Kingdom
14-16 Jan 2020

EAG International

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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2019 issue 1
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

Help save the planet

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View on turning pages
View online
12 People profile

Michael Mercadante

New TEA president reveals his plans to take the organisation to the "next level" in the themed entertainment sector

View on turning pages
View online
14 People profile

Tyra Banks

Supermodel and entrepreneur announces plans for "first of its kind experiential attraction"

View on turning pages
View online
16 People profile

Anthony Geffen

Documentary maker on using immersive technologies to create "life-changing experiences"

View on turning pages
View online
20 Science Centres news

Europe’s largest science centre

Ground has been broken in Turkey on what is expected to become the largest science centre in Europe, attracting upward of 30 million visitors per year

View on turning pages

20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Keep calm, turn 30, and keep pushing boundaries

View on turning pages
View online
21 Visitor Attractions news

Antorcha to help SeaWorld reach 'full potential’

SeaWorld's new CEO Gus Antorcha has said he plans to help the organisation reach its "full potential", following several years of turmoil

View on turning pages

22 Waterparks news

New attractions planned for US parks

Three US theme parks acquired from EPR Properties last year are undergoing extensive enhancements and rebranding by new owners Six Flags Entertainment

View on turning pages

22 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

A new age of expectation

View on turning pages
View online
24 Theme Park news

K-Pop theme park at heart of US$4bn plans

A huge new development in Korea is set to go ahead after stalling twice since 2007, with the new attraction boasting a gargantuan K-pop and natural history theme park as its centrepiece

View on turning pages

27 Museums & Galleries news

Self-constructing robot museum in the works

Turkish design bureau Melike Altinisik Architects (MAA) have been selected to build a museum of robotics with components that "construct themselves”

View on turning pages

28 Heritage news

First ever Machu Picchu wheelchair tours offered

At 8,000ft (2,438m) above sea level, the Inca city of Machu Picchu is a stiff climb even for the able-bodied, and has been completely inaccessible for those in a wheelchair

View on turning pages

31 Zoos & Aquariums news

Oklahoma City Zoo planning US$70m renovation

Oklahoma City Zoo has plans for a new African enclosure that would see a dedicated area for giraffes, penguins and African wild dogs, with other renovations also planned

View on turning pages

31 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

The importance of accreditation

View on turning pages
View online
32 Technology news

Google launches human discovery platform

Google Arts and Culture has launched a massive online science museum platform with a number of museums, curators and archivists in 23 countries around the world

View on turning pages

34 Interview

Miguel Quintana Pali

The founder of Mexico’s eco-friendly cultural heritage attraction Xcaret speaks to Attractions Management

View on turning pages
View online
On the Cover: Supermodel and entrepreneur eyes attractions market with new venture
42 Openings

The road ahead

A preview of the biggest developments opening across the world in 2019

View on turning pages

50 Rides

Hot Wheels

We look at the exciting and innovative rides opening this year

View on turning pages
View online
54 Show report

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018

Attractions Management was in attendance in Orlando at the biggest show of the year

View on turning pages
View online
56 Show report

Awards Season

Revealing the winners of a number of prestigious awards handed out in November

View on turning pages
View online
58 Show report

Women of Disney

Some of Disney’s most talented female leaders share their stories about how they got to be where they are today

View on turning pages
View online
62 Show report

Charming the world

Tom Mehrmann and Roland Mack discuss how to become an ambassador for culture rather than a stereotype

View on turning pages
View online
64 Interview

Changing faces

We speak to the three men charged with leading IAAPA into its next century

View on turning pages
View online
68 Mystery shopper

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

A new Ocean Park has opened near Shanghai. Alice Davis paid a visit

View on turning pages
View online
72 Promotional feature

Parkex

Why a good parking experience adds to the attraction

View on turning pages
View online
74 Animal care

Sea change

Merlin is preparing to launch the world’s first cetacean open water sanctuary

View on turning pages
View online
80 Museums

Climate Museum

Cultural consultant Bridget McKenzie is taking action against climate change

View on turning pages
View online
84 Waterparks

Splashing the cash

David Camp looks at the waterparks sector and how it can benefit the rest of the industry

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

Product innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches

View on turning pages
View online
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Disney Springs set to debut new Cirque du Soleil show in April
A new Cirque du Soleil show is set to open next year at Disney Springs, part of the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
JKMM Architects to design new annexe for National Museum of Finland
JKMM Architects have won a competition to create a new annexe for the National Museum of Finland with a disc-shaped, pavilion-like design that connects its interior with the museum's previously underused garden through floor-to-ceiling windows.
'Take action to prevent future theme park deaths', says report following Drayton Manor tragedy
UK theme parks have been advised to take action to prevent future deaths, following the conclusion of an inquest into the accidental death of Evha Jannath at Drayton Manor in 2017.
Discovery Destinations announces Holovis partnership
Discovery Destinations, a leader in real-world entertainment, has announced a new strategic partnership with UK-based immersive experience design firm Holovis
Former Sony MD Ian Hetherington joins Immotion Group
Ian Hetherington, former MD of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, has joined Immotion Group, a UK-based VR firm, as chair of Immotion Studios, the company's VR experience creation arm.
Construction begins on Zootopia-themed land at Shanghai Disney Resort
Shanghai Disney Resort has commenced construction of its second major expansion site since opening in 2016, with the Zootopia-themed land set to be located next to the theme park's Fantasyland attraction.
Seattle Aquarium gains city funding approval for new US$113m shark and stingray pavilion
Construction of a new pavilion at the Seattle Aquarium looks set to go ahead, after the city council approved a US$34m (€30.7m, £25.8m) contribution towards the project.
BarberMcMurry releases concept designs for new Knoxville Science Museum
BarberMcMurry Architects, a Tennessee-based architecture practice, has released three concept designs for the upcoming Knoxville Science Museum, in Knoxville, Tennessee.
London Resort reveals first look at upcoming theme park
London Resort Holdings Company (LRCH), operator of the upcoming London Resort theme park and entertainment destination in Swanscombe, Kent, has released new concept artwork showcasing the first phase of the 535-acre resort.
V&A launches digital database for cultural heritage preservation projects
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is demonstrating its commitment to protecting the world's cultural heritage and supporting communities that suffer cultural loss, through the launch of a new Culture in Crisis Portal.
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance opens at Disney World
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance has opened at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida.
Disney's first Mickey Mouse ride gets 2020 opening date
Disney has announced an opening date for Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway at its Hollywood Studios park, with the new attraction set to debut on 4 March 2020.
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COMPANY PROFILES
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

ProSlide appoints Chantal Theoret as director of global marketing
ProSlide Technology has appointed Chantal Theoret as its new director of global marketing. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Online Print Made Easy! – instantprint
Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR – Red Raion
Simworx - The power to move you… – Simworx
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

14 Jan 2020

BALPPA Annual General Meeting

ExCel, London, United Kingdom
14-16 Jan 2020

EAG International

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London,
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

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

©Cybertrek 2019

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