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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
WhiteWater

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

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

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
Red Raion

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

Triotech and Benoit Cornet’s Bold Move to collaborate on breakthrough innovative media-based attractions
Triotech has announced a breakthrough alliance with Benoit Cornet and Bold Move to bring a new collaborative approach to the design of media-based attractions – with an emphasis on adding value for operators. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2015 issue 1
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

9/11

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition
View online
48 Waterparks

Thailand Makes a Splash

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

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition
View online
60 Analysis

Developing IP Experiences

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

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition
View online
72 Technology

The Secret Lives of Animals

CT scanning offers zoo visitors new ways of understanding animals

View in digital edition
View online
76 Mystery Shopper

Ocean Odyssey

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

View in digital edition
View online
80 Visitor Attractions

Spirit Maker

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

View in digital edition
View online
86 Workplace Apps

Work Mates

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

View in digital edition
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

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

Product Innovation

The latest product and supplier news from across the industry

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
Disney to open Avengers Campus at Disneyland California on 4 June
Disney has confirmed that it will open its long-awaited Avengers Campus at the Disneyland California resort in Anaheim on 4 June 2021.
World's top 100 museums and galleries suffer 77 per cent fall in visits during pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in visits to the world's top 100 museums and galleries falling by three quarters.
Chinese attractions industry entering 'growth phase'
The Chinese visitor attractions market is set to bounce back from the pandemic with significant growth over the coming years.
BRC founder Bob Rogers: '2021 will see a surge in our industry'
Bob Rogers, the founder of BRC Imagination Arts, has predicted that the visitor attraction industry will see a "surge in interest" during 2021, as the global tourism industry begins its slow journey to recovery.
REVEALED: IMG to operate 'glass elevator' chimney lift experience at Battersea in 2022
Global entertainments and events firm IMG has signed a contract to operate the Chimney Lift Experience at the Battersea Power Station.
Visits to leading UK attractions fell by 70 per cent in 2020
The UK's major visitor attractions recorded just 45.4 million visits during 2020 – a 70 per cent fall from the 151.3 million visits they received in 2019.
Warner Bros will tap into Japan's 'intense fandom' when Harry Potter tour opens in 2023
In August 2020, Warner Bros announced plans to open a Harry Potter Studio Tour in Japan – the second such attraction following the hugely popular studio experience in London, UK.
Christian Lachel appointed chief creative officer at BRC Imagination Arts
Global design and production agency BRC Imagination Arts has appointed Christian Lachel as chief creative officer, taking over the role from BRC founder Bob Rogers.
Work completed on iconic M+ museum designed by Herzog & de Meuron’s in Hong Kong
Construction work has been completed on the M+ museum building in Hong Kong, ahead of its grand opening later this year.
First images revealed of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny ride at Alton Towers
Merlin Entertainments has revealed images of the new Gangsta Granny: The Ride at its Alton Towers theme park in Staffordshire, UK.
International design challenge offers US$20k prize
A new international design challenge has been launched this month, inviting freelance designers in the themed entertainment to pitch their concepts for the next immersive, story-based experience.
'Oscars Museum' to host programme of virtual events ahead of September 2021 opening
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles has announced a busy programme of virtual events ahead of its grand opening later this year.
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COMPANY PROFILES
WhiteWater

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

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

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Triotech and Benoit Cornet’s Bold Move to collaborate on breakthrough innovative media-based attractions
Triotech has announced a breakthrough alliance with Benoit Cornet and Bold Move to bring a new collaborative approach to the design of media-based attractions – with an emphasis on adding value for operators. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Animalive - Introducing AnimaChat!
Introducing AnimaChat, one operator can live-stream into multiple venues. Find out more...
More videos:
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

05-07 May 2021

TEA SATE Europe 2020

PortAventura World, Tarragona, Spain
09 Jun 2021

IAAPA Expo Asia 2021

The Venetian Macao, Macao, China
+ More diary  
 


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