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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
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
iPlayCo

iPlayCo was established in 1999. iPlayCo Corporation Ltd is the owner and key stakeholder. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
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VIDEO GALLERY

Simworx - The power to move you…
Simworx is acknowledged as one of the world’s leaders in the supply of 4D Effects Cinemas and Motion Simulation Attractions. Find out more...
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Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2019 – Red Raion
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14 Jan 2020

BALPPA Annual General Meeting

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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
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Nominees named for European Museum of the Year
The European Museum of the Year 2020 will be won by one of 61 nominated institutions now announced by the European Museum Forum.
Disney Springs set to debut new Cirque du Soleil show in April
A new Cirque du Soleil show is set to open next year at Disney Springs, part of the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
JKMM Architects to design new annexe for National Museum of Finland
JKMM Architects have won a competition to create a new annexe for the National Museum of Finland with a disc-shaped, pavilion-like design that connects its interior with the museum's previously underused garden through floor-to-ceiling windows.
'Take action to prevent future theme park deaths', says report following Drayton Manor tragedy
UK theme parks have been advised to take action to prevent future deaths, following the conclusion of an inquest into the accidental death of Evha Jannath at Drayton Manor in 2017.
Discovery Destinations announces Holovis partnership
Discovery Destinations, a leader in real-world entertainment, has announced a new strategic partnership with UK-based immersive experience design firm Holovis
Former Sony MD Ian Hetherington joins Immotion Group
Ian Hetherington, former MD of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, has joined Immotion Group, a UK-based VR firm, as chair of Immotion Studios, the company's VR experience creation arm.
Construction begins on Zootopia-themed land at Shanghai Disney Resort
Shanghai Disney Resort has commenced construction of its second major expansion site since opening in 2016, with the Zootopia-themed land set to be located next to the theme park's Fantasyland attraction.
Seattle Aquarium gains city funding approval for new US$113m shark and stingray pavilion
Construction of a new pavilion at the Seattle Aquarium looks set to go ahead, after the city council approved a US$34m (€30.7m, £25.8m) contribution towards the project.
BarberMcMurry releases concept designs for new Knoxville Science Museum
BarberMcMurry Architects, a Tennessee-based architecture practice, has released three concept designs for the upcoming Knoxville Science Museum, in Knoxville, Tennessee.
London Resort reveals first look at upcoming theme park
London Resort Holdings Company (LRCH), operator of the upcoming London Resort theme park and entertainment destination in Swanscombe, Kent, has released new concept artwork showcasing the first phase of the 535-acre resort.
V&A launches digital database for cultural heritage preservation projects
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is demonstrating its commitment to protecting the world's cultural heritage and supporting communities that suffer cultural loss, through the launch of a new Culture in Crisis Portal.
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance opens at Disney World
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance has opened at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
iPlayCo

iPlayCo was established in 1999. iPlayCo Corporation Ltd is the owner and key stakeholder. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Simworx - The power to move you…
Simworx is acknowledged as one of the world’s leaders in the supply of 4D Effects Cinemas and Motion Simulation Attractions. Find out more...
More videos:
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2019 – Red Raion
Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

14 Jan 2020

BALPPA Annual General Meeting

ExCel, London, United Kingdom
14-16 Jan 2020

EAG International

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London,
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

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

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