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Attractions Management 2019 issue 4
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7 Editor's letter

Planning for disaster

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

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16 People profile

Jason deCaires Taylor

Jason deCaires Taylor underwater sculptures

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20 People profile

Sir Tim Smit

Sir Tim Smits energy revolution

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22 People profile

David Walliams

David Walliams’ new theme park attraction

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26 Science Centres news

US$125m donation secures science institution

Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth C Griffin is to have the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago named after him, following a donation of US$125m from his charitable fund

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27 Visitor Attractions news

IAAPA opens new global HQ in Orlando

One of the attractions industry's global associations, IAAPA, has officially opened its new headquarters building in Orlando, providing the organisation with a custom-built facility it says is designed to support its members

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28 Theme Park news

Universal reveals themed lands for Beijing park

Universal Studios' has revealed its under-construction Beijing theme park and resort will feature seven themed lands

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30 Waterparks news

Blackstone takes 65 per cent stake in Great Wolf

Great Wolf Resorts, which runs 18 familyoriented waterpark and entertainment resorts in the US and Canada, is targeting accelerated growth under a new joint ownership venture that sees hospitality and leisure investor Blackstone Real Estate Partners take a 65 per cent controlling interest in the company

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30 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Delivering the Guest Experience, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

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32 Technology news

Palace of Versailles tour welcomes VR visitors

Google has created a virtual reality tour of the Palace of Versailles, allowing people to explore the architecture, artworks and history of the former home of French royalty wherever they are in the world

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35 Museums & Galleries news

Architects chosen for Polish Army Museum project

Architecture firm NM Architekci has won an international competition to design a permanent exhibition space for the new Polish Army Museum in Warsaw

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36 Heritage news

Billions earmarked for India heritage project

A programme of authentic reconstruction of 11 historic sites in India and the setting up of 100 experiential museums are among ambitious plans under development by India's culture ministry

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38 Zoos & Aquariums news

Mississippi Aquarium sets April 2020 opening date

The Mississippi Aquarium has announced an opening date of 30 April 2020

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38 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums news

Making an urgent call to halt species decline, Gavrielle Kirk- Cohen, WAZA

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40 Interview

Yves Pépin

A man whose spectaculars have been witnessed by billions, Yves Pépin speaks about his trail-blazing career

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46 Rides

Supersonic

We take a look at some of the most significant ride openings around the world

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On the Cover: IAAPA chair for 2020 maps out year ahead for the organisation
52 Preview

Rulantica Rising

Germany’s top theme park is about to launch a €180m addition with the opening of its long-awaited second gate. Attractions Management looks at Rulantica and how the new waterpark addition is taking shape

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56 Theme Parks

Parisian Magic

Daniel Delcourt and David Wilson share more about Disney’s €2bn expansion of Disneyland Paris

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60 Show review

IAAPA Europe

Tom Anstey travelled to Paris for this year’s IAAPA Expo Europe

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62 Promotional feature

Simworx Ltd

CEO, Terry Monkton, takes us through the development of two unique projects, from conception to creation

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66 Waterparks

Water World

Debrecen in Hungary is gaining an iconic new addition – a US$30.1m waterpark

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70 Promotional feature

WhiteWater

WhiteWater’s Una deBoer tells us how the company maintains elite safety standards in waterparks and the steps operators can take to improve safety across the entire industry

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74 Operations

Disaster Management

What can be learned from the experiences of those unfortunate operators who have had to react when disaster strikes?

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78 Exhibitions

World Tour

Kath Hudson looks at the potential of the pop-up and touring exhibition market

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84 Profile

Amanda Thompson

IAAPA’s new chair for 2020 map out plans for the century ahead

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86 Profile

David Rosenberg

IAAPA’s outgoing chair looks back and what’s next for incoming chair, Amanda Thompson

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90 Show Preview

IAAPA Attractions Expo

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

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96 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovations

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

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99 Promotional feature

QubicaAMF

QubicaAMF creates a new generation of pinspotter technology

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COMPANY PROFILES
Polin Waterparks

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

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
Sally Corporation

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

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

Healthy appetite for investment at EAG International 2020
A buoyant EAG International has welcomed in the new decade as a well-rounded event with high levels of optimism and positivity on the show floor. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems - Experience the experience
Have you ever wondered how the fun is created? Polin Waterparks is a global market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of waterparks and water play attractions. Find out more...
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Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2019 issue 4
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

Planning for disaster

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

View on turning pages
View online
16 People profile

Jason deCaires Taylor

Jason deCaires Taylor underwater sculptures

View on turning pages
View online
20 People profile

Sir Tim Smit

Sir Tim Smits energy revolution

View on turning pages
View online
22 People profile

David Walliams

David Walliams’ new theme park attraction

View on turning pages
View online
26 Science Centres news

US$125m donation secures science institution

Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth C Griffin is to have the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago named after him, following a donation of US$125m from his charitable fund

View on turning pages

27 Visitor Attractions news

IAAPA opens new global HQ in Orlando

One of the attractions industry's global associations, IAAPA, has officially opened its new headquarters building in Orlando, providing the organisation with a custom-built facility it says is designed to support its members

View on turning pages

28 Theme Park news

Universal reveals themed lands for Beijing park

Universal Studios' has revealed its under-construction Beijing theme park and resort will feature seven themed lands

View on turning pages

30 Waterparks news

Blackstone takes 65 per cent stake in Great Wolf

Great Wolf Resorts, which runs 18 familyoriented waterpark and entertainment resorts in the US and Canada, is targeting accelerated growth under a new joint ownership venture that sees hospitality and leisure investor Blackstone Real Estate Partners take a 65 per cent controlling interest in the company

View on turning pages

30 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Delivering the Guest Experience, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

View on turning pages
View online
32 Technology news

Palace of Versailles tour welcomes VR visitors

Google has created a virtual reality tour of the Palace of Versailles, allowing people to explore the architecture, artworks and history of the former home of French royalty wherever they are in the world

View on turning pages

35 Museums & Galleries news

Architects chosen for Polish Army Museum project

Architecture firm NM Architekci has won an international competition to design a permanent exhibition space for the new Polish Army Museum in Warsaw

View on turning pages

36 Heritage news

Billions earmarked for India heritage project

A programme of authentic reconstruction of 11 historic sites in India and the setting up of 100 experiential museums are among ambitious plans under development by India's culture ministry

View on turning pages

38 Zoos & Aquariums news

Mississippi Aquarium sets April 2020 opening date

The Mississippi Aquarium has announced an opening date of 30 April 2020

View on turning pages

38 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums news

Making an urgent call to halt species decline, Gavrielle Kirk- Cohen, WAZA

View on turning pages
View online
40 Interview

Yves Pépin

A man whose spectaculars have been witnessed by billions, Yves Pépin speaks about his trail-blazing career

View on turning pages
View online
46 Rides

Supersonic

We take a look at some of the most significant ride openings around the world

View on turning pages
View online
On the Cover: IAAPA chair for 2020 maps out year ahead for the organisation
52 Preview

Rulantica Rising

Germany’s top theme park is about to launch a €180m addition with the opening of its long-awaited second gate. Attractions Management looks at Rulantica and how the new waterpark addition is taking shape

View on turning pages
View online
56 Theme Parks

Parisian Magic

Daniel Delcourt and David Wilson share more about Disney’s €2bn expansion of Disneyland Paris

View on turning pages
View online
60 Show review

IAAPA Europe

Tom Anstey travelled to Paris for this year’s IAAPA Expo Europe

View on turning pages
View online
62 Promotional feature

Simworx Ltd

CEO, Terry Monkton, takes us through the development of two unique projects, from conception to creation

View on turning pages
View online
66 Waterparks

Water World

Debrecen in Hungary is gaining an iconic new addition – a US$30.1m waterpark

View on turning pages
View online
70 Promotional feature

WhiteWater

WhiteWater’s Una deBoer tells us how the company maintains elite safety standards in waterparks and the steps operators can take to improve safety across the entire industry

View on turning pages
View online
74 Operations

Disaster Management

What can be learned from the experiences of those unfortunate operators who have had to react when disaster strikes?

View on turning pages
View online
78 Exhibitions

World Tour

Kath Hudson looks at the potential of the pop-up and touring exhibition market

View on turning pages
View online
84 Profile

Amanda Thompson

IAAPA’s new chair for 2020 map out plans for the century ahead

View on turning pages
View online
86 Profile

David Rosenberg

IAAPA’s outgoing chair looks back and what’s next for incoming chair, Amanda Thompson

View on turning pages
View online
90 Show Preview

IAAPA Attractions Expo

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

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

Product innovations

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

View on turning pages
View online
99 Promotional feature

QubicaAMF

QubicaAMF creates a new generation of pinspotter technology

View on turning pages
View online
LATEST NEWS
Getty Museum challenges followers to recreate works of art at home
Staff at the Getty Museum have come up with a novel way to engage with their visitors during the ongoing pandemic – by asking them to recreate famous works of art at home.
Merlin postpones opening of Legoland New York to 2021
Merlin Entertainments has announced that its upcoming Legoland resort in New York, US, will now open in 2021.
Mary Rose Museum faces £2.2m funding shortfall as chief calls for increased independent museum support during COVID-19 crisis
Helen Bonser-Wilton, CEO of Portsmouth's Mary Rose Museum, says the attraction, along with the rest of Britain's independent museums are in "mortal peril" unless the government and heritage organisations act soon.
Expo 2020 Dubai likely to postpone until 2021 due to COVID-19 outbreak
Expo 2020 Dubai has announced that it will likely postpone the event by a year in the wake of the COVD-19 outbreak.
U-turn in Shanghai as reopened attractions close again
After reopening a number of indoor attractions in Shanghai, China, after new coronavirus cases in the city dropped to zero, officials have ordered those attractions to close again, following a surge of new cases coming from overseas.
Iger forgoes salary and Chapek takes pay cut as Disney wrestles with COVID-19
Disney's executive chair Bob Iger will forgo his salary for the year, with the company's new CEO Bob Chapek also taking a 50 per cent pay cut.
British Museum appoints Mary Beard to as trustee following government veto
The British Museum has named Mary Beard as its a new trustee, a move which comes less than a year on from the British government blocking her nomination because of her pro-European views.
TEA launches TEA Digital to keep attractions industry connected throughout COVID-19 outbreak
The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA), has launched TEA Digital – a new online initiative designed to provide education, professional development, discussion and digital networking opportunities for TEA members, as well as keep them connected during the current climate.
UK's DCMS Committee to hear from charities over impact of COVID-19 outbreak
The UK's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee is expected to meet this week to hear from charities from these sectors over the level of Government support needed to ensure their survival in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
OdySea Aquarium entertains quarantined guests with new online initiatives
OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale, Arizona, has launched two online initiatives to help keep guests entertained and engaged with the aquarium during its enforced closure.
National parks in Africa close down to protect endangered gorillas and chimpanzees from coronavirus
All of the national parks in Congo and Rwanda featuring primates have closed their doors to visitors in an effort to avoid Africa's endangered mountain gorillas and chimpanzees from contracting COVID-19.
Public comes to zoo's aid following call for animal food donations
Local residents and businesses have come to the aid of a zoo which said it might have to euthanise animals after panic buying disrupted its supply feed.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Polin Waterparks

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

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
Sally Corporation

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

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

Healthy appetite for investment at EAG International 2020
A buoyant EAG International has welcomed in the new decade as a well-rounded event with high levels of optimism and positivity on the show floor. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems - Experience the experience
Have you ever wondered how the fun is created? Polin Waterparks is a global market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of waterparks and water play attractions. Find out more...
More videos:
Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR – Red Raion
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

06-08 Apr 2020

World Travel Market Africa

Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
08 Oct 2020

VAC 2020 (The Annual National Conference of Visitor Attractions)

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
+ 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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