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Attractions Management 2019 issue 3
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7 Editor’s Letter

Neuroscience

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

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14 People profile

Tom Hennes

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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28 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Reinvestment leads to stability, Aleatha Ezra, WWA 

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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

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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

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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

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34 Industry Opinion

Zoos&Aquariums news

Emergency Preparedness, Janet Ho, WAZA executive office

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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

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38 Interview

Chris Perry

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

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44 Research

Theme and Museum Index 2018

The big players in the theme park industry reach a record 500 million visitors

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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

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56 Technology

The show must go on

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

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60 Museums

Brain power

Neuroscientist Dr Tedi Asher speaks about her research into gallery audiences

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64 Promotional feature

Holovis

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

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66 Mystery shopper

Catching butterflies

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

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70 Awards

Museums and Heritage Awards

This year’s winners are revealed

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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

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84 Tourism

The dark side

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

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88 Promotional feature

Whitewater

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

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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

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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

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98 Show Preview

IAAPA Expo Europe

What’s on offer at the show, plus news from some of the attending exhibitors

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104 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

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COMPANY PROFILES
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
TechnoAlpin

The TechnoAlpin SnowRoom is the most attractive and effective way for customers to cool down from h [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

Triotech and Benoit Cornet’s Bold Move to collaborate on breakthrough innovative media-based attractions
Triotech has announced a breakthrough alliance with Benoit Cornet and Bold Move to bring a new collaborative approach to the design of media-based attractions – with an emphasis on adding value for operators. [more...]
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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2019 issue 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s Letter

Neuroscience

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profile

Tom Hennes

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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

28 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Reinvestment leads to stability, Aleatha Ezra, WWA 

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

34 Industry Opinion

Zoos&Aquariums news

Emergency Preparedness, Janet Ho, WAZA executive office

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition

38 Interview

Chris Perry

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

View in digital edition
View online
44 Research

Theme and Museum Index 2018

The big players in the theme park industry reach a record 500 million visitors

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
56 Technology

The show must go on

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

View in digital edition
View online
60 Museums

Brain power

Neuroscientist Dr Tedi Asher speaks about her research into gallery audiences

View in digital edition
View online
64 Promotional feature

Holovis

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

View in digital edition
View online
66 Mystery shopper

Catching butterflies

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

View in digital edition
View online
70 Awards

Museums and Heritage Awards

This year’s winners are revealed

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
84 Tourism

The dark side

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

View in digital edition
View online
88 Promotional feature

Whitewater

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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
98 Show Preview

IAAPA Expo Europe

What’s on offer at the show, plus news from some of the attending exhibitors

View in digital edition
View online
104 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
Budget 2021: government earmarks £700m for sports and culture as part of recovery plans
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled an additional £700m funding boost for sports and culture, as part of plans to help the UK economy recover from the effects of the pandemic.
Longwood Gardens reveals plans for ambitious US$250m expansion
Longwood Gardens, a botanical visitor attraction near Philadelphia, US, has revealed plans for an ambitious, US$250m redevelopment project.
Pandemic having 'massive impact' on US attractions – losses estimated at US$23bn
The pandemic cost the US visitor attractions an estimated US$23bn in economic losses during 2020, while the sector also suffered job losses five times larger than the average loss across all other US industries.
First look: Disney's new Spaceship Earth night-time experience at EPCOT
Disney has released concept designs for its plans to transform the Spaceship Earth attraction at EPCOT theme park at the Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, US.
Merlin reveals Chessington's new Croc Drop tower attraction
Merlin Entertainments has revealed details of the new Croc Drop attraction, set to open at its Chessington World of Adventures Resort theme park near London, UK this year.
Outdoor visitor attractions and theme parks in the UK to reopen on 12 April
Most outdoor attractions in England – including zoos and theme parks – will be allowed to reopen their doors on 12 April.
Architects MVRDV reveal ambitious plans to create Marble Arch visitor attraction for London
A new visitor attraction at London's Marble Arch is set to anchor ambitious plans to "reimagine" the city's famous Oxford Street shopping district.
Coventry's former IKEA building slated to become arts and cultural centre of international importance
Coventry, the UK City of Culture in 2021, wants to seize a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create an arts hub to establish the city as an international destination for culture.
Indoor rainforest zoo, Plantasia, secures BIAZA membership
Plantasia, a rainforest zoo in Swansea, UK, has been awarded provisional membership of the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA).
Meow Wolf creates mind-blowing Las Vegas attraction – Omega Mart
Omega Mart, a permanent visitor attraction and art installation built by Meow Wolf, is set to open in Las Vegas, US, this month.
Paul Chutter named president of WhiteWater
Waterpark specialist WhiteWater has named Paul Chutter as its new president.
Donald Trump returns to London – in balloon form
The Donald Trump baby blimp, which was flown over London's Parliament Square in July 2018 during the then-US president's visit to the UK, has found a new home at the Museum of London.
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COMPANY PROFILES
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
TechnoAlpin

The TechnoAlpin SnowRoom is the most attractive and effective way for customers to cool down from h [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

Triotech and Benoit Cornet’s Bold Move to collaborate on breakthrough innovative media-based attractions
Triotech has announced a breakthrough alliance with Benoit Cornet and Bold Move to bring a new collaborative approach to the design of media-based attractions – with an emphasis on adding value for operators. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Animalive - Introducing AnimaChat!
Introducing AnimaChat, one operator can live-stream into multiple venues. Find out more...
More videos:
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

05-07 May 2021

TEA SATE Europe 2020

PortAventura World, Tarragona, Spain
09 Jun 2021

IAAPA Expo Asia 2021

The Venetian Macao, Macao, China
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

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

©Cybertrek 2021

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