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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
IAAPA EMEA

We are pleased to announce that Euro Attractions Show is now IAAPA Expo Europe. [more...]
iPlayCo

iPlayCo was established in 1999. iPlayCo Corporation Ltd is the owner and key stakeholder. [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [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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FEATURED SUPPLIER

ProSlide appoints Chantal Theoret as director of global marketing
ProSlide Technology has appointed Chantal Theoret as its new director of global marketing. [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:
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2019 – Red Raion
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18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
14-16 Jan 2020

EAG International

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London,
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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
48 Waterparks

Thailand Makes a Splash

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
60 Analysis

Developing IP Experiences

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
72 Technology

The Secret Lives of Animals

CT scanning offers zoo visitors new ways of understanding animals

View on turning pages
View online
76 Mystery Shopper

Ocean Odyssey

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

View on turning pages
View online
80 Visitor Attractions

Spirit Maker

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
96 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

The latest product and supplier news from across the industry

View on turning pages
View online
LATEST NEWS
New IAAPA chair Amanda Thompson targets progress on safety and sustainability
The development of a global safety standard for the attractions industry is high on the wish list of incoming IAAPA chair Amanda Thompson, whose tenure begins today (Tuesday 19 November).
IAAPA 2019: 40,0000 gather in Orlando for record-breaking attractions expo
More than 40,000 people from over 100 countries are descending on Orlando, Florida, ahead of the largest visitor attractions show of the year – the IAAPA Expo.
V&A appoints Gus Casely-Hayford as first director of V&A East
Gus Casely-Hayford, the British curator, cultural historian, broadcaster and lecturer, has been named as the inaugural director of V&A East – the museum's new expansion project scheduled to open in London in 2023.
Connecticut aquarium starts work on new seal display and 4D theatre
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is set to undergo expansion, with a large seal exhibit and 4D movie theatre to open at the attraction in 2020.
Immersive, sustainable and meeting evolving expectations – outgoing IAAPA chair David Rosenberg on the future of the attractions industry
It's been a busy, exciting and often inspiring year for David Rosenberg as IAAPA chair.
Six major art museums offer curatorial training to students from underrepresented backgrounds
Twelve new students have been enrolled in the Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship programme, with the selected entrants to be given specialised training and mentoring from six high profile art museums in the US.
Rain-hit Q3 slows SeaWorld progress, but annual finances remain on track as new CEO is appointed
Unfavourable weather conditions, shifts in the calendar and an overspend on certain marketing activities, have all contributed to 'disappointing' Q3 financial results for SeaWorld.
Cedar Fair on course for 'best year' after Q3 results reflect 'strong' consumer demand
North American theme park operator Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, which owns and operates 11 amusement parks and five water parks in the territory, has filed Q3 and year- to-date financial results that show increased revenues and Adjusted EBITDA, but reduced net income.
TEA award winner Railton partners with Scott Ault to create RED: Railton Entertainment Design
Entertainment Design Corporation, the design firm run by award-winning designer Jeremy Railton for 25 years, has changed its name to reflect his name and legacy, becoming known as RED (Railton Entertainment Design).
Merlin enters agreement to build a Legoland resort in Shanghai
Shanghai is to become a major theme park destination, with a proposed new Legoland park, expected to open after 2023, projected to be one of the largest Legoland Resorts in the world.
Triple Five eyes 'world's largest' shopping and entertainment complex in Saudi deal
Arabian Dream Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Triple Five Worldwide, which owns the three largest shopping and entertainment centres in North America, is to help develop what is being described as the world's largest such complex in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Puy du Fou signals further international expansion with China contract
French historical theme park Puy du Fou is continuing its international expansion, with the imminent signing of a contract to build a new attraction in China.
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COMPANY PROFILES
IAAPA EMEA

We are pleased to announce that Euro Attractions Show is now IAAPA Expo Europe. [more...]
iPlayCo

iPlayCo was established in 1999. iPlayCo Corporation Ltd is the owner and key stakeholder. [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Polin Waterparks

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

ProSlide appoints Chantal Theoret as director of global marketing
ProSlide Technology has appointed Chantal Theoret as its new director of global marketing. [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:
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2019 – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
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

©Cybertrek 2019

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
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