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Attractions Management 2020 issue 1
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5 Editor's letter

Fighting for our future

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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10 People profile

Michael Blau

The new TEA president lays out his plans for the organisation

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12 People profile

Brian Morrow

Creating new worlds and immersing people in them

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16 People profile

Scott Ault

Scott Ault on his new partnership with Jeremy Railton

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18 Science Centres news

Works starts on Jodrell Bank development

Construction has begun on a Hassell-designed grasscovered dome pavilion at Jodrell Bank to help celebrate the site’s heritage and the beginnings of radio astronomy when it opens in 2021

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19 Visitor Attractions news

NASA plans International Space Station hotel

NASA has chosen a team led by Axiom Space, with design by Philippe Starck, to create a commercial space station that will host professional astronauts and private explorers

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20 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

The power of storytelling, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

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20 Waterparks news

Gardaland announces Legoland Water Park

Europe's first Legoland Water Park is set to open at Gardaland later this year, with the new attraction set to become the first Legoland waterpark to open in a non-Legoland destination

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22 Theme Park news

Disney predicts US$280m coronavirus hit

Disney has predicted that the coronavirus outbreak will cost its parks division an estimated US$280m after the operator shut down both its Shanghai and Hong Kong resorts as a result of the quickly-spreading virus

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25 Museums & Galleries news

Academy Museum to open doors in December

Hollywood icon Tom Hanks has announced the long-awaited opening of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, with the iconic addition to Hollywood set to open on 14 December 2020

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27 Heritage news

AR brings Jerusalem's history to life

The Tower of David – Museum of the History of Jerusalem has started offering "mixed and augmented reality" tours that allow visitors to experience key moments from Jerusalem's history via digital technology

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28 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

Zoos respond to Australian bushfires, Gavrielle Kirk-Cohen, WAZA director of communications

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28 Zoos & Aquariums news

SeaWorld plan to end dolphin 'surfing' shows

Following on from its 2017 decision to end its orca stunt shows in favour of an educational alternative, SeaWorld has announced it will cease the practice of trainers riding on dolphins in its shows

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30 Technology news

Disney reveals Spider-Man stunt robot

Disney's new Spider-Man attraction, coming to Disney's California Adventure later this year, will feature a world-first, with an animatronic version of the web-slinger set to perform live-action stunts in the new Avengers Campus

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32 Interview

Antoni Alarcon

New legislation is turning Barcelona Zoo ‘animalist’. Kath Hudson speaks to its director, Antoni Alarcon about these changes

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On the Cover: Climate change activist inspires the world to look at their carbon footprints but what steps are attractions taking?
38 New Opening

World builders

Rounding the biggest openings of 2020 across the visitor attractions sector

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46 Rides

Riding the wave

Innovative and exciting rides are set to open this year. We round them up

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52 Theme Parks

By Toutatis!

Tom Anstey speaks to Park Astérix’s deputy director, Guy Vassel

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56 IAAPA Legends

Shooting for the stars

The Imagineers who created Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge reveal its secrets

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60 Mystery shop

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Does Disney’s highly-anticipated addition live up to the hype? Tom Anstey paid a visit

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64 Museums

Sing Sing Prison

Sing Sing is opening a museum dedicated to reforming criminal justice system

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70 Sustainability

The carbon crisis

Are the tourism and attractions industries doing enough to tackle climate change?

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76 Awards

Awards season

Who are the winners of IAAPA and the TEA’s highest accolades? We list who picked up the latest Thea Awards

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78 IAAPA

Brass Ring Awards

Who are the winners of IAAPA and the TEA’s highest accolades? We list who picked up the latest Brass Ring Awards

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82 Show review

IAAPA Attractions Expo

All the news coming out of the biggest attractions show of 2019

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85 Museums

Back to square one

The team behind Brazil’s fire damaged Museu Nacional are creating a new model for museums across the continent

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88 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovation

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

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COMPANY PROFILES
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
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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Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! Find out more...
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Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2020 issue 1
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Fighting for our future

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
10 People profile

Michael Blau

The new TEA president lays out his plans for the organisation

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profile

Brian Morrow

Creating new worlds and immersing people in them

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Scott Ault

Scott Ault on his new partnership with Jeremy Railton

View in digital edition
View online
18 Science Centres news

Works starts on Jodrell Bank development

Construction has begun on a Hassell-designed grasscovered dome pavilion at Jodrell Bank to help celebrate the site’s heritage and the beginnings of radio astronomy when it opens in 2021

View in digital edition

19 Visitor Attractions news

NASA plans International Space Station hotel

NASA has chosen a team led by Axiom Space, with design by Philippe Starck, to create a commercial space station that will host professional astronauts and private explorers

View in digital edition

20 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

The power of storytelling, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

View in digital edition

20 Waterparks news

Gardaland announces Legoland Water Park

Europe's first Legoland Water Park is set to open at Gardaland later this year, with the new attraction set to become the first Legoland waterpark to open in a non-Legoland destination

View in digital edition

22 Theme Park news

Disney predicts US$280m coronavirus hit

Disney has predicted that the coronavirus outbreak will cost its parks division an estimated US$280m after the operator shut down both its Shanghai and Hong Kong resorts as a result of the quickly-spreading virus

View in digital edition

25 Museums & Galleries news

Academy Museum to open doors in December

Hollywood icon Tom Hanks has announced the long-awaited opening of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, with the iconic addition to Hollywood set to open on 14 December 2020

View in digital edition

27 Heritage news

AR brings Jerusalem's history to life

The Tower of David – Museum of the History of Jerusalem has started offering "mixed and augmented reality" tours that allow visitors to experience key moments from Jerusalem's history via digital technology

View in digital edition

28 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

Zoos respond to Australian bushfires, Gavrielle Kirk-Cohen, WAZA director of communications

View in digital edition

28 Zoos & Aquariums news

SeaWorld plan to end dolphin 'surfing' shows

Following on from its 2017 decision to end its orca stunt shows in favour of an educational alternative, SeaWorld has announced it will cease the practice of trainers riding on dolphins in its shows

View in digital edition

30 Technology news

Disney reveals Spider-Man stunt robot

Disney's new Spider-Man attraction, coming to Disney's California Adventure later this year, will feature a world-first, with an animatronic version of the web-slinger set to perform live-action stunts in the new Avengers Campus

View in digital edition

32 Interview

Antoni Alarcon

New legislation is turning Barcelona Zoo ‘animalist’. Kath Hudson speaks to its director, Antoni Alarcon about these changes

View in digital edition
View online
On the Cover: Climate change activist inspires the world to look at their carbon footprints but what steps are attractions taking?
38 New Opening

World builders

Rounding the biggest openings of 2020 across the visitor attractions sector

View in digital edition
View online
46 Rides

Riding the wave

Innovative and exciting rides are set to open this year. We round them up

View in digital edition
View online
52 Theme Parks

By Toutatis!

Tom Anstey speaks to Park Astérix’s deputy director, Guy Vassel

View in digital edition
View online
56 IAAPA Legends

Shooting for the stars

The Imagineers who created Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge reveal its secrets

View in digital edition
View online
60 Mystery shop

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Does Disney’s highly-anticipated addition live up to the hype? Tom Anstey paid a visit

View in digital edition
View online
64 Museums

Sing Sing Prison

Sing Sing is opening a museum dedicated to reforming criminal justice system

View in digital edition
View online
70 Sustainability

The carbon crisis

Are the tourism and attractions industries doing enough to tackle climate change?

View in digital edition
View online
76 Awards

Awards season

Who are the winners of IAAPA and the TEA’s highest accolades? We list who picked up the latest Thea Awards

View in digital edition
View online
78 IAAPA

Brass Ring Awards

Who are the winners of IAAPA and the TEA’s highest accolades? We list who picked up the latest Brass Ring Awards

View in digital edition
View online
82 Show review

IAAPA Attractions Expo

All the news coming out of the biggest attractions show of 2019

View in digital edition
View online
85 Museums

Back to square one

The team behind Brazil’s fire damaged Museu Nacional are creating a new model for museums across the continent

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

Product innovation

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
Scruffy Dog and Simtec launch Fisher-Price themed trackless ride
Scruffy Dog Creative Group and Simtec Systems have partnered to launch a new immersive trackless dark ride featuring the popular Mattel IP, Fisher-Price.
Dohmen and Bertens join forces to launch Tourist Development and Attraction Consultants
Former Efteling COO, Coen Bertens, and former BRC Imagination Arts exec, Bart Dohmen, have partnered to set up a consultancy for the tourism and visitor attraction sectors.
Puy du Fou to create first US attraction
Puy du Fou is set to enter the US attractions market with its iconic, immersive themed visitor experience, after securing a partnership with the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indian (ECBI).
Mather & Co-designed Gretna Green Experience opens to the public
A visitor attraction celebrating the history of the Scottish parish of Gretna Green – and its heritage as a destination for 'runaway marriages – has opened to the public.
Project to save last major bellfoundry which cast bells for St Paul's and Washington National Cathedral
A project to save the UK's last major bellfoundry has moved to the next stage, with the launch of a tender to find contractors for the redevelopment work.
Hettema Group and Themespace merge to form THG
Experiential design firms The Hettema Group and Themespace have merged to create a new company called THG.
World’s first living waterslides announced for Therme Manchester
Therme Manchester – the £250m indoor ‘next generation’ waterpark, thermal bathing and a wellbeing spa, opening in 2025 – will include the world's first "living waterslides".
Toronto Zoo unveils 10-year masterplan
Toronto Zoo in Ontario, Canada ​​has revealed an ambitious master plan, designed to transform the 287-acre attraction's visitor experience.
SeaWorld Abu Dhabi set to become world's largest aquarium
Construction work is set to be completed later this year (2022) on the world's largest aquarium.
Natural history museum planned for Abu Dhabi
A new natural history museum in Abu Dhabi will take visitors on a 13.8-billion-year journey through time and space.
Controversial London music venue, MSG Sphere, gets full planning permission
The MSG Sphere, a controversial auditorium and music globe designed by Populous, has been given full planning permission by the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC).
Clifford's Tower opens to the public after £5m redevelopment
Clifford’s Tower in York, considered one of England’s most important buildings, has opened to the public following a £5m redevelopment.
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COMPANY PROFILES
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

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

Red Raion Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! Find out more...
More videos:
Slide Efffects – Proslide Tech Inc
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

07 Jun 2022

World Sauna Forum 2022

Lapland Hotels Arena, Tampere, Finland
07-10 Jun 2022

IAAPA Expo Asia 2022

Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
+ More diary  
 


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