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Attractions Management 2015 issue 1
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7 Editor’s letter

9/11

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 Science Centres News

Museum of Science Fiction gathers speed

The world’s first Museum of Science Fiction is coming to Washington, DC, with a preview facility currently in the works before a full-scale museum opens in 2018

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13 Visitor Attractions News

Iceland’s IceCave attraction nears debut

A new visitor attraction is set to launch later this year in Iceland in the shape of IceCave – a network of manmade tunnels and glaciers running inside the Langjökull Glacier

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14 Waterparks News

Melbourne mulls surf park plans

Architecture firm Damian Rogers, in partnership with Arup, has unveiled a concept for a beach and surf park for Melbourne’s Central Pier in Australia

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16 Theme Parks News

Indonesia soon to unveil eco-theme park

Work is progressing on what’s being billed as “the world’s largest eco-theme park” – a $240m (£158.5m, €202.2m) development on Indonesia’s Riau Islands

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18 Museums & Galleries News

Sir Ian McKellen supports Hobbit museum

With the final installment of The Hobbit hitting cinema screens, fans are visiting the franchise’s home of New Zealand in record numbers, leading to calls for a “Middle Earth” museum

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19 Heritage News

Jurassica attraction to put Dorset on the map

The £80m ($121m, €104.4m) Jurassica dinosaur attraction proposed for a limestone quarry in Dorset, UK, could generate £20m ($30.3m, €26.1m) for the local economy every year, according to the charity behind the planned attraction

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20 Zoos & Aquariums News

Singapore plans wild nature zone

Temasek Holdings, in partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board, is to reinvent the country’s Mandai precinct to turn the area into an integrated wildlife and nature heritage precinct

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22 Interview

Dominique Cocquet

Euro Disney’s Villages Nature is a next-generation approach to park accommodation with leading eco credentials. Resort manager Dominque Cocquet tells all

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28 Ask an Expert

Can Data Analytics Benefit Your Attraction?

Our experts reveal how data analytics can help operators boost profits and improve customer experience

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32 Attractions Foresight ™

Attractions Foresight 2015

Attractions Management’s annual forecasts – a look at the trends and innovations coming down the track for the global attractions industry

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40 Heritage

Dream Big

With Wayne Hemingway leading the design, it’s a new twist on the seaside attraction for a reinvented Dreamland. We meet the team

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48 Waterparks

Thailand Makes a Splash

As waterparks take off in Asia, Thailand finds its feet with major new openings

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On the Cover: Behind the scenes of the 9/11 museum
54 Profile

Steve Birket

We catch up with the TEA’s new president

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56 Rides

The Ride Makers

In the second part of our series, industry-leading manufacturers tell us about the latest trends in family-friendly coasters and child-friendly rides

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60 Analysis

Developing IP Experiences

Considering an IP deal? Lesley Morisetti exclusively shares what she’s learned

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64 Museums

A Living Museum

Behind the scenes of New York’s 9/11 Memorial Museum – a place of collective memory, learning and inclusion

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72 Technology

The Secret Lives of Animals

CT scanning offers zoo visitors new ways of understanding animals

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76 Mystery Shopper

Ocean Odyssey

Does China’s big-budget Chimelong Ocean Kingdom live up to the hype?

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80 Visitor Attractions

Spirit Maker

A tour of Bombay Sapphire’s new visitor centre, designed by Heatherwick Studio

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86 Workplace Apps

Work Mates

Apps that manage an attraction’s workforce make life easier for operators. Could this software help you?

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90 3D/4D/5D

New Dimensions

From zombie-themed dark rides to 3D films about supersonic cars, its the latest news, products and launches from the world of 3D/4D/5D

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96 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

The latest product and supplier news from across the industry

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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...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Holovis

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

WhiteWater was born in 1980 to create places where families unite and make joyful lasting memories [more...]
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IAAPA helps move leisure and attractions industry forward with IAAPA Expo Europe
As the leisure and attractions industry continues to recover and look to the future, IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, is moving forward with plans to host IAAPA Expo Europe this September. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2015 issue 1
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

9/11

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

Download PDF magazine
View online
12 Science Centres News

Museum of Science Fiction gathers speed

The world’s first Museum of Science Fiction is coming to Washington, DC, with a preview facility currently in the works before a full-scale museum opens in 2018

Download PDF magazine

13 Visitor Attractions News

Iceland’s IceCave attraction nears debut

A new visitor attraction is set to launch later this year in Iceland in the shape of IceCave – a network of manmade tunnels and glaciers running inside the Langjökull Glacier

Download PDF magazine

14 Waterparks News

Melbourne mulls surf park plans

Architecture firm Damian Rogers, in partnership with Arup, has unveiled a concept for a beach and surf park for Melbourne’s Central Pier in Australia

Download PDF magazine

16 Theme Parks News

Indonesia soon to unveil eco-theme park

Work is progressing on what’s being billed as “the world’s largest eco-theme park” – a $240m (£158.5m, €202.2m) development on Indonesia’s Riau Islands

Download PDF magazine

18 Museums & Galleries News

Sir Ian McKellen supports Hobbit museum

With the final installment of The Hobbit hitting cinema screens, fans are visiting the franchise’s home of New Zealand in record numbers, leading to calls for a “Middle Earth” museum

Download PDF magazine

19 Heritage News

Jurassica attraction to put Dorset on the map

The £80m ($121m, €104.4m) Jurassica dinosaur attraction proposed for a limestone quarry in Dorset, UK, could generate £20m ($30.3m, €26.1m) for the local economy every year, according to the charity behind the planned attraction

Download PDF magazine

20 Zoos & Aquariums News

Singapore plans wild nature zone

Temasek Holdings, in partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board, is to reinvent the country’s Mandai precinct to turn the area into an integrated wildlife and nature heritage precinct

Download PDF magazine

22 Interview

Dominique Cocquet

Euro Disney’s Villages Nature is a next-generation approach to park accommodation with leading eco credentials. Resort manager Dominque Cocquet tells all

Download PDF magazine
View online
28 Ask an Expert

Can Data Analytics Benefit Your Attraction?

Our experts reveal how data analytics can help operators boost profits and improve customer experience

Download PDF magazine
View online
32 Attractions Foresight ™

Attractions Foresight 2015

Attractions Management’s annual forecasts – a look at the trends and innovations coming down the track for the global attractions industry

Download PDF magazine
View online
40 Heritage

Dream Big

With Wayne Hemingway leading the design, it’s a new twist on the seaside attraction for a reinvented Dreamland. We meet the team

Download PDF magazine
View online
48 Waterparks

Thailand Makes a Splash

As waterparks take off in Asia, Thailand finds its feet with major new openings

Download PDF magazine
View online
On the Cover: Behind the scenes of the 9/11 museum
54 Profile

Steve Birket

We catch up with the TEA’s new president

Download PDF magazine
View online
56 Rides

The Ride Makers

In the second part of our series, industry-leading manufacturers tell us about the latest trends in family-friendly coasters and child-friendly rides

Download PDF magazine
View online
60 Analysis

Developing IP Experiences

Considering an IP deal? Lesley Morisetti exclusively shares what she’s learned

Download PDF magazine
View online
64 Museums

A Living Museum

Behind the scenes of New York’s 9/11 Memorial Museum – a place of collective memory, learning and inclusion

Download PDF magazine
View online
72 Technology

The Secret Lives of Animals

CT scanning offers zoo visitors new ways of understanding animals

Download PDF magazine
View online
76 Mystery Shopper

Ocean Odyssey

Does China’s big-budget Chimelong Ocean Kingdom live up to the hype?

Download PDF magazine
View online
80 Visitor Attractions

Spirit Maker

A tour of Bombay Sapphire’s new visitor centre, designed by Heatherwick Studio

Download PDF magazine
View online
86 Workplace Apps

Work Mates

Apps that manage an attraction’s workforce make life easier for operators. Could this software help you?

Download PDF magazine
View online
90 3D/4D/5D

New Dimensions

From zombie-themed dark rides to 3D films about supersonic cars, its the latest news, products and launches from the world of 3D/4D/5D

Download PDF magazine
View online
96 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

The latest product and supplier news from across the industry

Download PDF magazine
View online
LATEST NEWS
Therme Group to expand global footprint with waterfront wellbeing resort in Toronto
Global wellbeing organisation, Therme Group, has today announced plans for a CAN$350m (€236.3m, £201.8m, US$280.8m) wellbeing resort in Toronto, Canada, at Ontario Place.
Jorvik's global art project will connect 14 cities
The Jorvik Group has launched a major global art project which will connect 14 cities around the world.
Disney World show goes gender-neutral
The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida has changed some of its messaging as part of a strategy to become more inclusive to all guests.
IAAPA launches 'digital pass' to encourage delegates to take part virtually
IAAPA is offering visitor attractions, museums and theme park industry professionals the opportunity to take part in its annual events – even if they can't make it to the shows in person.
IAAPA joins calls to ease border entry restrictions in the US and to revive tourism sector
IAAPA has joined a range of US travel and tourism trade organisations in calling for the lifting of border entry restrictions and to help revive the visitor flow into the country.
Merlin hits the market with surge of new openings
Merlin Entertainments has been busy with a raft of new openings and future project announcements, as the global visitor attractions industry begins to emerge from COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions.
Saudi Arabia offers US$133m in loans to create 50 new attractions
Saudi Arabia's General Entertainment Authority (GEA) has pledged to provide SAR500m (US$133m, €112m, £96m) worth of loans to companies, in order to create new attractions and entertainment projects in the country.
Hong Kong's Ocean Park opens Water World with 27 new outdoor and indoor attractions
Ocean Park has launched a wide range of new water attractions – including Hong Kong's first ever indoor wave pool.
Kengo Kuma-designed Hans Christian Andersen House opens in city of Odense
The new H.C. Andersen House, designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, has opened its doors to visitors in the Danish city of Odense.
Secret Cinema does Bridgerton tie-up with Netflix
Attractions Management understands that immersive entertainment specialist, Secret Cinema, has partnered with streaming giant Netflix to host a Bridgerton ball at a location later this year.
First full-scale franchised Madame Tussauds to open in Budapest during 2022
Merlin Entertainments has revealed plans to open a new Madame Tussauds in the heart of Hungarian capital city Budapest in early 2022.
Merlin to take Legoland Discovery Centres to Belgium with deal for Brussels site
Merlin Entertainments has revealed plans to open a Legoland Discovery Centre in the Belgian capital city Brussels.
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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...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Holovis

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

WhiteWater was born in 1980 to create places where families unite and make joyful lasting memories [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

IAAPA helps move leisure and attractions industry forward with IAAPA Expo Europe
As the leisure and attractions industry continues to recover and look to the future, IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, is moving forward with plans to host IAAPA Expo Europe this September. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide | Atlantis Dubai
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International Wellness Tourism Conference

Carillon Miami Wellness Resort, Miami, United States
01-07 Dec 2022

World Leisure Congress 2022

tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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