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Attractions Management 2014 issue 2
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7 Editor's letter

The New Philanthropists

Tech is hot and as the growing number of tech millionaires turn their thoughts to philanthropy, tech-related attactions will prosper
12 Theme park news

Puy du Fou-style park for Auckland Castle

French theme park Puy du Fou has announced it will partner with Auckland Castle in the UK to create its first international location
13 Museum and gallery news

Bill Shankly museum in pipeline

Following the opening of the Titanic hotel in Liverpool, UK, the company behind it has proposed plans to redevelop the council-owned Millennium House to become a Bill Shankly-themed aparthotel and museum
14 Waterpark news

US$89m waterpark for Toronto

A CAD$60m (US$88.8m, €64m, £53.7m) waterpark expected to operate 365 days a year is planned for the Greater Toronto Area, with hopes construction will start in 2015 for a 2016 curtain raiser
16 Attractions news

Record investment in EU attractions

European attraction parks have made a record investment in new rides and attractions for 2014, according to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
18 Science centre news

Boston MoS plans 4D cinema

The Museum of Science in Boston is to open a new 98-seat 4D cinema in August
20 Zoo news

Largest aquarium debuts in China

A new US$806.5m (€587m,£486m) aquatic theme park in China has broken five Guinness World Records on opening and is now officially recognised as the largest aquarium on the planet
22 Heritage news

Notts Castle eyes £24m revamp

A Trust has been established to help push forward £24m (US$40.4m, €29.1m) plans for the regeneration of Nottingham Castle in the UK
24 Profile

Mario Mamon

The current chair of IAAPA talks about his role with the organisation, doubling the size of family theme park Enchanted Kingdom in the Philippines and the devastation of Super Typhoon Haiyan
28 Show preview

Asian Attractions Expo

Beijing will be host to the largest Asian Attractions Event to date, with 3,500 visitors expected
30 Museums

MOHAI

MOHAI's executive director, Leonard Garfield, talks about the Seattle museum's new Bezos Center for Innovation, named after Amazon founder Jeff Bezos
34 Science centres

Appliance of science

Andreas Waschk and Mike Boris explain how they made Blueprint Entertainment into Europe's largest private science centre operator
40 Museums

Olympic Movement

Director Francis Gabet describes how The Olympic Museum's extensive refurbishment reflects the excitement and diveristy of the modern Games
44 Planetariums

Starry skies

The newly upgraded Fiske Planetarium in Boulder, Colorado now boasts the highest specification full dome theatre in the US. Director Douglas Duncan tells us more
on the cover...: Mario Mamon IAAPA’s chair on his theme park in the Philippines
48 Museums

Beautiful minds

The founders of MoMath, the New York Museum of Mathematics, tell us how they're on a mission to get ordinary people to fall in love with maths
54 World expos

Brave new world

Christian Lachel considers how world expos can raise global awareness about what matters for the planet
58 3D/4D/5D

IMERSA

A review of the fifth annual IMERSA conference held in Denver, Colorado
62 Advertisement feature

The Placemakers

What’s the secret to turning an attraction into a place?
64 Show preview

Ecsite 2014

A look ahead to this year's conference for science centres
66 Multimedia and AV

Multi story

A round up of some of the latest multimedia and AV projects
71 A Mapic promotion

Leisure – a vital part of today's shopping mall

Q&A with Nathalie Depetro, director of Mapic
72 Advertisement feature

EAS 2014

The exhibitors reveal what they’ll be showcasing at EAS in September and what the hot topics of conversation will be
74 Waterparks

Wet'n'Wild

Wet'n'Wild Sydney has welcomed a million visitors through its gates since opening in December. Managing director Chris Warhurst tells us why
78 Ticketing

Convenience store

Gateway's Liesel Tarquini explains how mobile web stores can help generate additional revenue for attractions operators
82 Attractions-kit

Product focus

The latest products for the industry
COMPANY PROFILES
WhiteWater

WhiteWater was born in 1980 to create places where families unite and make joyful lasting memories [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
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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 - Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
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DIRECTORY
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29-31 Oct 2019

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Hilton Athens, Athens, Greece
18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2014 issue 2
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

The New Philanthropists

Tech is hot and as the growing number of tech millionaires turn their thoughts to philanthropy, tech-related attactions will prosper
12 Theme park news

Puy du Fou-style park for Auckland Castle

French theme park Puy du Fou has announced it will partner with Auckland Castle in the UK to create its first international location
13 Museum and gallery news

Bill Shankly museum in pipeline

Following the opening of the Titanic hotel in Liverpool, UK, the company behind it has proposed plans to redevelop the council-owned Millennium House to become a Bill Shankly-themed aparthotel and museum
14 Waterpark news

US$89m waterpark for Toronto

A CAD$60m (US$88.8m, €64m, £53.7m) waterpark expected to operate 365 days a year is planned for the Greater Toronto Area, with hopes construction will start in 2015 for a 2016 curtain raiser
16 Attractions news

Record investment in EU attractions

European attraction parks have made a record investment in new rides and attractions for 2014, according to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
18 Science centre news

Boston MoS plans 4D cinema

The Museum of Science in Boston is to open a new 98-seat 4D cinema in August
20 Zoo news

Largest aquarium debuts in China

A new US$806.5m (€587m,£486m) aquatic theme park in China has broken five Guinness World Records on opening and is now officially recognised as the largest aquarium on the planet
22 Heritage news

Notts Castle eyes £24m revamp

A Trust has been established to help push forward £24m (US$40.4m, €29.1m) plans for the regeneration of Nottingham Castle in the UK
24 Profile

Mario Mamon

The current chair of IAAPA talks about his role with the organisation, doubling the size of family theme park Enchanted Kingdom in the Philippines and the devastation of Super Typhoon Haiyan
28 Show preview

Asian Attractions Expo

Beijing will be host to the largest Asian Attractions Event to date, with 3,500 visitors expected
30 Museums

MOHAI

MOHAI's executive director, Leonard Garfield, talks about the Seattle museum's new Bezos Center for Innovation, named after Amazon founder Jeff Bezos
34 Science centres

Appliance of science

Andreas Waschk and Mike Boris explain how they made Blueprint Entertainment into Europe's largest private science centre operator
40 Museums

Olympic Movement

Director Francis Gabet describes how The Olympic Museum's extensive refurbishment reflects the excitement and diveristy of the modern Games
44 Planetariums

Starry skies

The newly upgraded Fiske Planetarium in Boulder, Colorado now boasts the highest specification full dome theatre in the US. Director Douglas Duncan tells us more
on the cover...: Mario Mamon IAAPA’s chair on his theme park in the Philippines
48 Museums

Beautiful minds

The founders of MoMath, the New York Museum of Mathematics, tell us how they're on a mission to get ordinary people to fall in love with maths
54 World expos

Brave new world

Christian Lachel considers how world expos can raise global awareness about what matters for the planet
58 3D/4D/5D

IMERSA

A review of the fifth annual IMERSA conference held in Denver, Colorado
62 Advertisement feature

The Placemakers

What’s the secret to turning an attraction into a place?
64 Show preview

Ecsite 2014

A look ahead to this year's conference for science centres
66 Multimedia and AV

Multi story

A round up of some of the latest multimedia and AV projects
71 A Mapic promotion

Leisure – a vital part of today's shopping mall

Q&A with Nathalie Depetro, director of Mapic
72 Advertisement feature

EAS 2014

The exhibitors reveal what they’ll be showcasing at EAS in September and what the hot topics of conversation will be
74 Waterparks

Wet'n'Wild

Wet'n'Wild Sydney has welcomed a million visitors through its gates since opening in December. Managing director Chris Warhurst tells us why
78 Ticketing

Convenience store

Gateway's Liesel Tarquini explains how mobile web stores can help generate additional revenue for attractions operators
82 Attractions-kit

Product focus

The latest products for the industry
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Scott Carver Architects to renovate oldest theatre in New South Wales, Australia
The Victoria Theatre, the oldest in the Australian state of New South Wales, is to undergo a renovation led by Scott Carver Architects aimed at conserving its heritage features and reviving it as a venue for live performances.
State-of-the-art aquarium to open in Vietnam in early 2020
A new high-tech aquarium that developers claim will be a model for future aquarium projects is to open on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam, in early 2020.
Universal reveals new details for Beijing resort, announces seven themed lands
Universal Studios' under-construction Beijing theme park and resort will feature seven immersive, themed lands, it has announced.
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry has long-term future secured after US$125m donation
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 (€113.5m, £98.9m) from his charitable fund.
MoMA's $450m Diller Scofidio + Renfro renovation is unveiled
After a five-year, $450m (€409m, £356m) renovation project split over two phases, New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) reopens next week with 102,000sq ft (9,500sq m) of new gallery and public space.
Oregon Coast Aquarium to build marine rehabilitation centre in $18m renovation
The Oregon Coast Aquarium is raising a targeted $18.2m (€16.5m, £14.4m) to remodel its facilities, improve its learning experience and build a marine rehabilitation centre.
Swiss National Museum debuts exhibition in renovated west wing
An overview of Swiss craftsmanship dating back a thousand years of history has gone on display at the Swiss National Museum in Zurich, with the opening of a new exhibition in the building's newly renovated west wing.
David Adjaye's Ruby City art gallery has opened in Texas
The Ruby City contemporary art centre, designed by British architect Sir David Adjaye, has opened in San Antonio, Texas.
Sculptural shipwreck tower with observation deck planned for Prague
Sculptor David Černý and architect Tomáš Císař from the studio Black n' Arch have designed a 135m ( 450ft)-tall tower for Prague that is shaped like an upended shipwreck and has an observation deck at the top.
Silverstone Experience to open later this month following construction delays
The Silverstone Experience, a National Lottery Heritage Fund-backed project that will put the archive of the British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) on display to the public, will open in Northamptonshire, UK, on 25 October.
PortAventura announces plans to build Europe's largest solar park
PortAventura, the theme park and resort near Barcelona, Spain, is planning to install what will be the largest self-consumption solar plant in a European resort, enabling it to derive a third of its energy needs from the sun.
Brooks + Scarpa and KMF Architects design revealed for Mennello Museum expansion
Newly unveiled designs Brooks + Scarpa and KMF Architects for a $20m (€18m, £16m), 40,000sq ft (3,700sq m) expansion of Florida's Mennello Museum of American Art show a mixture and merging of indoor and outdoor spaces.
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COMPANY PROFILES
WhiteWater

WhiteWater was born in 1980 to create places where families unite and make joyful lasting memories [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [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 - Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
Online Print Made Easy! – instantprint
Experience the experience – Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

29-31 Oct 2019

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H)

Hilton Athens, Athens, Greece
18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
+ More diary  
 


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

©Cybertrek 2019

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