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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
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

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

Global Solutions for Clothing creates award-winning costumes
Global Solutions for Clothing (GSC) is a multi-award winning costume specialist that has been creating high quality costume for more than 60 years. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
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Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
Simworx - The power to move you… – Simworx
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
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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
LATEST NEWS
Sea urchins inspire pod designs for new Buhais Geology Park
The Buhais Geology Park Interpretive Centre, with a Hopkins Architects design inspired by fossilised sea urchins, has opened in the United Arab Emirates.
Parks! America makes play to add Texas safari park Aggieland to its roster
Aggieland Safari Adventure Zoo and Safari Park in Bryan, Texas, is the subject of a potential purchase by Parks! America, which currently owns and operates two regional theme parks, the Wild Animal Safari parks in Georgia and Missouri.
Dr Brian Davis named Georgia Aquarium CEO
The Georgia Aquarium, in Atlanta, US, has appointed Dr Brian Davis as its new president and CEO.
Gardaland announces Legoland Water Park opening date and new attractions
Europe's first Legoland Water Park is set to open at the Gardaland resort in Lake Garda, Italy, later this year.
Australian government pledges AUS$76m to rescue tourism industry following devastating bushfires
The Australian government has pledged AUS$76m (£39.7m, US$52m) to revive its tourism industry in the wake of the bushfires that are currently affecting the country's southeast coast.
Coronavirus outbreak forces closure of major Chinese attractions including Disneyland
Some of China's most popular attractions are being forced to close as the country tries to stop the spread of the Coronavirus outbreak, which has so far killed 26 people.
Brian Roberts confirms Super Nintendo World for US parks
Universal is bringing Super Nintendo World to both its Hollywood and Orlando theme parks, with Comcast chair Brian Roberts confirming the plans ahead of the IP's attractions debut later this year.
Universal revenue up as theme parks record earnings increase
Revenue at Universal's theme parks has risen significantly in 2019, with year-end results showing 4.4 per cent to US$5.9bn (€5.3bn, £4.5bn).
Schmidt Hammer Lassen design hybrid library-theatre for Skien
A team led by Schmidt Hammer Lassen (SHL) is one of two left in the running to create a new library in Skien, Norway, with a hybrid design that will allow visitors to experience the work and influence of Henrik Ibsen.
James Mollison, founding director of The National Gallery Australia, dies, aged 88
James Mollison, the founding director of The National Gallery of Australia, has died aged 88.
US$14m capital investment campaign for Florida Aquarium
The Florida Aquarium in Tampa Bay, US, has announced a series of projects and initiatives, many of which are to open in 2020, in recognition of its 25th anniversary celebrations.
Studio Roosegaarde create glowing stone Holocaust memorial
A temporary memorial for victims of the Holocaust, designed by Studio Roosegaarde, is on display in the Netherlands, with 104,000 luminescent stones representing each one of the country's victims.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [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

Global Solutions for Clothing creates award-winning costumes
Global Solutions for Clothing (GSC) is a multi-award winning costume specialist that has been creating high quality costume for more than 60 years. [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:
Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
Simworx - The power to move you… – Simworx
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

23-25 Mar 2020

MuseumNext Europe

Edinburgh Festival Hub, Edinburgh,
23-25 Mar 2020

Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure Exhibition (DEAL)

Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+ 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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