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Attractions Management 2019 issue 2
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9 Editor's letter

Sustainable travel

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
14 People profile

Dan Ashe

The president and CEO for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums on the organisation's plans for the future
18 People profile

Prince Harry

The Duke of Sussex on his role as president of the African Parks Network
20 People profile

Vitali Klitschko

With the help of Europa Park, the multi-time boxing champion turned politician dreams up theme park plan for Kyiv, Ukraine
22 Science Centres news

Techniquest’s expansion

Welsh science discovery centre Techniquest is building a £5.7m (US$7.4m) expansion that will more than double its exhibition space and use a remarkable power source – fish
22 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Celebrate, reflect, act, Herbert Münder, Ecsite president
23 Visitor Attractions news

George RR Martin joins collective Meow Wolf

George RR Martin has taken up a position at Meow Wolf, with the immersive art collective naming the Game of Thrones author as its chief world builder
24 Waterparks news

Expansion for Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure

Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark has a major expansion on the cards, with plans to open a dozen new rides in the middle of 2020
24 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Addressing GDPR one year on, Aleatha Ezra, WWA
26 Theme Parks news

Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland

The hotly anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge has opened its doors at the Disneyland resort in California, following a threeyear construction project
29 Museums & Galleries news

Overcrowding forced temporary Louvre closure

The Louvre in Paris was forced to close recently due to overcrowding
31 Heritage news

Notorious prison soon to reopen as museum

Portugal’s new National Museum of Resistance and Freedom opened to the public on 27 April – the 45th anniversary of the closure of the building where it is situated: the notorious Peniche political prison
32 Zoos & Aquariums news

Expansion for St Louis Zoo's primate habitats

The St Louis Zoo in Missouri, US, has announced plans for a major US$11.5m expansion of its Primate House, with the 35,000sq ft (10,668sq m) addition set to be completed in 2021
32 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

Providing missing data to fight extinction, Dalia A Conde, director of science, Species360
34 Technology news

Disney-backed Tyff on plans US expansion

Immersive entertainment company Tyffon has successfully raised US$7.8m (€7m, £6.17m) in new funding to help it expand its Tyffonium free-roam virtual reality location-based experiences outside of Japan
36 Interview

Alvaro Silberstein

Wheel the World is opening new doors for disability tourism. Its co-founder speaks to Tom Anstey
On the Cover: Committed to saving African wildlife with African Parks Network , p18
40 Trends report

Welcome to the future

We break down the American Alliance of Museums’ TrendsWatch report
44 Rides

Art Attack

We look at major ride openings at visitor attractions across the globe
48 Top team

Made in China

The birthplace of William Shakespeare will be recreated at the home of China’s most famous playwright. We speak to the team behind the ambitious project
54 Promotional feature

Animalive

Animalive is a premier manufacturer of interactive animation products. Its founder, Ali Kord, explains how its recent joint venture will take the company’s award-winning products to the next level
58 Museums

Day out at the museum

The Network of European Museum Organisations has launched a Political Internships scheme. We speak to the programme’s creator about what this could mean for museums
62 Promotional feature

Red Raion

Red Raion, the CGI studio specialised in media based attractions, has collaborated with Unlimited Leisure Holdings to create a new 4D movie, which will be presented at Unlimited Snow’s newest park
64 Show report

Global Appeal

TEA Summit and SATE Europe Christine Kerr reports from the TEA’s Summit, Thea Awards and SATE Europe
68 Interview

Pure Imagication

Adlabs Imagica is India’s largest theme park destination. Its joint CEO speaks to Kath Hudson
72 Science Centres

Science for the senses

We speak to Wolfgang Hansch about Germany’s premier science institution
78 Social media

Look at this absolute unit

How the Museum of English Rural Life cultivated a Twitter following of more than 134,000 people using memes
82 Show review

IAAPA Expo Asia

What was on offer at the show, plus news from some of the attending exhibitors
88 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovations

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches
COMPANY PROFILE
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
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FEATURED SUPPLIER

EAS rebrands to IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of 2019 show in Paris
The Euro Attractions Show has been rebranded as the IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of this year's event at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR – Red Raion
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR – Red Raion
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Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France
17 Sep 2019

TEA Western Division TEA Talks Live: TEA Masters

CalArts Walt Disney Modular Theater, Valencia, United States
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Attractions Management 2019 issue 2
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
9 Editor's letter

Sustainable travel

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
14 People profile

Dan Ashe

The president and CEO for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums on the organisation's plans for the future
18 People profile

Prince Harry

The Duke of Sussex on his role as president of the African Parks Network
20 People profile

Vitali Klitschko

With the help of Europa Park, the multi-time boxing champion turned politician dreams up theme park plan for Kyiv, Ukraine
22 Science Centres news

Techniquest’s expansion

Welsh science discovery centre Techniquest is building a £5.7m (US$7.4m) expansion that will more than double its exhibition space and use a remarkable power source – fish
22 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Celebrate, reflect, act, Herbert Münder, Ecsite president
23 Visitor Attractions news

George RR Martin joins collective Meow Wolf

George RR Martin has taken up a position at Meow Wolf, with the immersive art collective naming the Game of Thrones author as its chief world builder
24 Waterparks news

Expansion for Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure

Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark has a major expansion on the cards, with plans to open a dozen new rides in the middle of 2020
24 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Addressing GDPR one year on, Aleatha Ezra, WWA
26 Theme Parks news

Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland

The hotly anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge has opened its doors at the Disneyland resort in California, following a threeyear construction project
29 Museums & Galleries news

Overcrowding forced temporary Louvre closure

The Louvre in Paris was forced to close recently due to overcrowding
31 Heritage news

Notorious prison soon to reopen as museum

Portugal’s new National Museum of Resistance and Freedom opened to the public on 27 April – the 45th anniversary of the closure of the building where it is situated: the notorious Peniche political prison
32 Zoos & Aquariums news

Expansion for St Louis Zoo's primate habitats

The St Louis Zoo in Missouri, US, has announced plans for a major US$11.5m expansion of its Primate House, with the 35,000sq ft (10,668sq m) addition set to be completed in 2021
32 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

Providing missing data to fight extinction, Dalia A Conde, director of science, Species360
34 Technology news

Disney-backed Tyff on plans US expansion

Immersive entertainment company Tyffon has successfully raised US$7.8m (€7m, £6.17m) in new funding to help it expand its Tyffonium free-roam virtual reality location-based experiences outside of Japan
36 Interview

Alvaro Silberstein

Wheel the World is opening new doors for disability tourism. Its co-founder speaks to Tom Anstey
On the Cover: Committed to saving African wildlife with African Parks Network , p18
40 Trends report

Welcome to the future

We break down the American Alliance of Museums’ TrendsWatch report
44 Rides

Art Attack

We look at major ride openings at visitor attractions across the globe
48 Top team

Made in China

The birthplace of William Shakespeare will be recreated at the home of China’s most famous playwright. We speak to the team behind the ambitious project
54 Promotional feature

Animalive

Animalive is a premier manufacturer of interactive animation products. Its founder, Ali Kord, explains how its recent joint venture will take the company’s award-winning products to the next level
58 Museums

Day out at the museum

The Network of European Museum Organisations has launched a Political Internships scheme. We speak to the programme’s creator about what this could mean for museums
62 Promotional feature

Red Raion

Red Raion, the CGI studio specialised in media based attractions, has collaborated with Unlimited Leisure Holdings to create a new 4D movie, which will be presented at Unlimited Snow’s newest park
64 Show report

Global Appeal

TEA Summit and SATE Europe Christine Kerr reports from the TEA’s Summit, Thea Awards and SATE Europe
68 Interview

Pure Imagication

Adlabs Imagica is India’s largest theme park destination. Its joint CEO speaks to Kath Hudson
72 Science Centres

Science for the senses

We speak to Wolfgang Hansch about Germany’s premier science institution
78 Social media

Look at this absolute unit

How the Museum of English Rural Life cultivated a Twitter following of more than 134,000 people using memes
82 Show review

IAAPA Expo Asia

What was on offer at the show, plus news from some of the attending exhibitors
88 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovations

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches
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Angela Merkel on-hand for opening of €28m Bauhaus Museum Dessau
Germany's Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has cut the ribbon to open the new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau – a building designed to hold the 49,000 exhibits in the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation collection.
Tottenham to debut first standalone NFL attraction outside the US
Tottenham Hotspur is introducing the first stand-alone NFL visitor attraction outside of the US, with the football club adding an American Football tour to its stadium experience.
Kengo Kuma-designed Odunpazari museum opens in Turkey
Kengo Kuma's latest creation – the Odunpazari Modern Museum in Eskisehir, Turkey – has opened, with the architect striving to create a sense of intimacy and warmth through its wood-clad buildings.
Cruise lines come to the Bahamas aid in wake of Hurricane Dorian
Cruise lines including Royal Caribbean, Norweigan and Bahamas Paradise are using their vessels and finances to help the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.
Permanent mirror installation offers new perspective for San Francisco waterfront
Seeing Spheres, a new and permanent artwork by Olafur Eliasson featuring five reflective silver orbs has been opened on San Francisco's waterfront.
Bangkok tops charts as most popular global tourist destination
The Global Destination Index – an annual study looking at the world’s most visited tourist destinations – has ranked Bangkok, Thailand, as the world's most visited city globally.
Two new galleries coming to Edinburgh's Surgeons' Hall Museums in 2020
One of Scotland's oldest museums is preparing to launch two new galleries in 2020 after entering the second phase of a National Lottery-funded redevelopment process.
Chester Zoo gets approval for major Grasslands expansion
Chester Zoo has had plans approved to build an extensive African savannah habitat adjacent to a wide range of accommodation in the form of lodges and safari tents.
Austrian stadium transformed into a "living forest" by artist and designer Klaus Littmann
Austrian artist Klaus Littmann has transformed the Wörthersee Stadion in Klagenfurt, Austria, into a forest as part of an art installation looking to change people's perception of nature.
Civil War-era bomb discovered at Puy du Fou's new Spanish theme park
A Spanish Civil War-era bomb has been found at Puy du Fou's newest park just days after its debut show.
One year on from major fire, National Museum of Brazil announces plans for reopening
One year on from a fire that almost completely destroyed the National Museum of Brazil, the institution has announced plans to reopen in 2022.
+ More news   
 
COMPANY PROFILE
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

EAS rebrands to IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of 2019 show in Paris
The Euro Attractions Show has been rebranded as the IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of this year's event at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR – Red Raion
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

16-19 Sep 2019

IAAPA Expo Europe 2019

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France
17 Sep 2019

TEA Western Division TEA Talks Live: TEA Masters

CalArts Walt Disney Modular Theater, Valencia, United States
+ More diary  
 


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Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

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