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7 Editor’s Letter

Neuroscience

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
14 People profile

Tom Hennes

Tom Hennes discusses how he has transformed the Empire State Building's visitor experience
16 People profile

Dimitrios Pandermalis

The Acropolis Museum has just celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Its president, Dimitrios Pandermalis, talks about his plans to take the museum forward in the next decade and beyond
20 People profile

Gus Antorcha

SeaWorld's new CEO Gus Antorcha on the company's new direction as it starts to recover following several years of turmoil
22 Science Centres news

Project North gets 2023 opening date

Eden Project North – an £85m (US$108m) marine-centred recreational complex and leisure attraction in Morecambe, UK, has been set an opening date of Q2 2023
25 Visitor Attractions news

Overseas expansion for Museum of Ice Cream

The Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) has announced plans to open several new locations, both in the US and internationally over the next 18 months, starting with its first New York City flagship in Q4 2019
26 Theme Park news

The Avengers coming to Disneyland in 2020

This year's D23 fan event in Anaheim was the setting for a host of announcements in regards to Disney's parks, with a new Avengers attraction sitting at the top of the pile
28 Waterparks news

Great Wolf expanding overseas

US waterpark operator Great Wolf Resorts has announced plans to open its first venture overseas, with the Great Wolf Lodge coming to Oxfordshire, UK, in 2022
28 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Reinvestment leads to stability, Aleatha Ezra, WWA 
31 Museums & Galleries news

AUS$57.5m renovation for Australian Museum

A major renovation project that will expand touring exhibition halls and create several new facilities at the Australian Museum in Sydney saw the venue closed to the public on 19 August
33 Heritage news

Norwich Cathedral installs Helter-skelter

A 55-ft (16.8m) helter-skelter ride set up in the nave of Norwich Cathedral in England has offered visitors a new perspective on the historic building, say cathedral bosses
34 Zoos & Aquariums news

Vertical aquarium

A 170,000sq ft (51,816sq m) vertical aquarium is one of the ideas being considered for a proposed 500ft-high (152m) observation tower at the centre of a development project in San Diego
34 Industry Opinion

Zoos&Aquariums news

Emergency Preparedness, Janet Ho, WAZA executive office
36 Technology news

Predicting the entertainment venue of the future

Entertainment venues need to undergo technological and design upgrades to prepare them for the experienceseeking consumer of 2040, according to research by Euromonitor International
38 Interview

Chris Perry

Royal Caribbean’s Chris Perry talks about the operator’s new ‘Perfect Day’ private island destinations
44 Research

Theme and Museum Index 2018

The big players in the theme park industry reach a record 500 million visitors
On the Cover: How neuroscience is reshaping the visitor experience
52 News report

Epic Universe

Universal announces plans for the single largest theme park investment in its history
56 Technology

The show must go on

Circus Roncalli does away with live animal performances in exchange for cutting-edge hologram show
60 Museums

Brain power

Neuroscientist Dr Tedi Asher speaks about her research into gallery audiences
64 Promotional feature

Holovis

The Future of Guest Experiences: this time, it's personal
66 Mystery shopper

Catching butterflies

Jane Kitchen visit’s Dollywood’s US$37m Wildwood Grove expansion
70 Awards

Museums and Heritage Awards

This year’s winners are revealed
80 Museums

A museum in motion

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image is undergoing a AUS$40m renewal. CEO Katrina Sedgwick talks about the plans
84 Tourism

The dark side

With locations like Chernobyl increasing in popularity, Kath Hudson looks at the dark side of the global tourism sector
88 Promotional feature

Whitewater

WhiteWater thinks outside the box to create memorable, immersive experiences that go beyond the thrill
90 Rides

Monsters, myths and motorbikes

We take a look at some of the biggest ride openings for visitor attractions worldwide, including Universal’s new Hagrid coaster
96 Promotional feature

OurPeople

Home to the world-revered peppa pig world and welcoming more than one million visitors every year, paultons park was voted Tripadvisor’s number one UK amusement park for the fourth year running in 2019
98 Show Preview

IAAPA Expo Europe

What’s on offer at the show, plus news from some of the attending exhibitors
104 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches
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Attractions Management 2019 issue 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s Letter

Neuroscience

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
14 People profile

Tom Hennes

Tom Hennes discusses how he has transformed the Empire State Building's visitor experience
16 People profile

Dimitrios Pandermalis

The Acropolis Museum has just celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Its president, Dimitrios Pandermalis, talks about his plans to take the museum forward in the next decade and beyond
20 People profile

Gus Antorcha

SeaWorld's new CEO Gus Antorcha on the company's new direction as it starts to recover following several years of turmoil
22 Science Centres news

Project North gets 2023 opening date

Eden Project North – an £85m (US$108m) marine-centred recreational complex and leisure attraction in Morecambe, UK, has been set an opening date of Q2 2023
25 Visitor Attractions news

Overseas expansion for Museum of Ice Cream

The Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) has announced plans to open several new locations, both in the US and internationally over the next 18 months, starting with its first New York City flagship in Q4 2019
26 Theme Park news

The Avengers coming to Disneyland in 2020

This year's D23 fan event in Anaheim was the setting for a host of announcements in regards to Disney's parks, with a new Avengers attraction sitting at the top of the pile
28 Waterparks news

Great Wolf expanding overseas

US waterpark operator Great Wolf Resorts has announced plans to open its first venture overseas, with the Great Wolf Lodge coming to Oxfordshire, UK, in 2022
28 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Reinvestment leads to stability, Aleatha Ezra, WWA 
31 Museums & Galleries news

AUS$57.5m renovation for Australian Museum

A major renovation project that will expand touring exhibition halls and create several new facilities at the Australian Museum in Sydney saw the venue closed to the public on 19 August
33 Heritage news

Norwich Cathedral installs Helter-skelter

A 55-ft (16.8m) helter-skelter ride set up in the nave of Norwich Cathedral in England has offered visitors a new perspective on the historic building, say cathedral bosses
34 Zoos & Aquariums news

Vertical aquarium

A 170,000sq ft (51,816sq m) vertical aquarium is one of the ideas being considered for a proposed 500ft-high (152m) observation tower at the centre of a development project in San Diego
34 Industry Opinion

Zoos&Aquariums news

Emergency Preparedness, Janet Ho, WAZA executive office
36 Technology news

Predicting the entertainment venue of the future

Entertainment venues need to undergo technological and design upgrades to prepare them for the experienceseeking consumer of 2040, according to research by Euromonitor International
38 Interview

Chris Perry

Royal Caribbean’s Chris Perry talks about the operator’s new ‘Perfect Day’ private island destinations
44 Research

Theme and Museum Index 2018

The big players in the theme park industry reach a record 500 million visitors
On the Cover: How neuroscience is reshaping the visitor experience
52 News report

Epic Universe

Universal announces plans for the single largest theme park investment in its history
56 Technology

The show must go on

Circus Roncalli does away with live animal performances in exchange for cutting-edge hologram show
60 Museums

Brain power

Neuroscientist Dr Tedi Asher speaks about her research into gallery audiences
64 Promotional feature

Holovis

The Future of Guest Experiences: this time, it's personal
66 Mystery shopper

Catching butterflies

Jane Kitchen visit’s Dollywood’s US$37m Wildwood Grove expansion
70 Awards

Museums and Heritage Awards

This year’s winners are revealed
80 Museums

A museum in motion

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image is undergoing a AUS$40m renewal. CEO Katrina Sedgwick talks about the plans
84 Tourism

The dark side

With locations like Chernobyl increasing in popularity, Kath Hudson looks at the dark side of the global tourism sector
88 Promotional feature

Whitewater

WhiteWater thinks outside the box to create memorable, immersive experiences that go beyond the thrill
90 Rides

Monsters, myths and motorbikes

We take a look at some of the biggest ride openings for visitor attractions worldwide, including Universal’s new Hagrid coaster
96 Promotional feature

OurPeople

Home to the world-revered peppa pig world and welcoming more than one million visitors every year, paultons park was voted Tripadvisor’s number one UK amusement park for the fourth year running in 2019
98 Show Preview

IAAPA Expo Europe

What’s on offer at the show, plus news from some of the attending exhibitors
104 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

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.
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COMPANY PROFILE
instantprint

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Rebranded EAG International Expo set to become leading trade show for the international entertainment and attractions industry
The newly rebranded Entertainment, Attractions and Gaming International Expo (EAG) is set to become the entertainment industry’s leading and most comprehensive trade event. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
Experience the experience – Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems
+ 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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