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Attractions Management 2015 issue 2
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7 Editor’s letter

Preservation

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 Science Centres News

Italy’s MUSE gears up for Ecsite forum

The European network of science centres and museums is set to descend on the Renzo Piano-designed MUSE (Museo delle Scienze) in Trento, Italy, for its annual conference

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13 Visitor Attractions News

Shrek’s Adventure steps up midway format

Eddie Saul, creative lead for Merlin Entertainment’s upcoming Shrek’s Adventure, has said the experience will push the company’s linear attraction model to new heights

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14 Waterparks News

Slagharen expands with Aqua Mexicana

Slagharen theme park and resort in the Netherlands has expanded its public offering following the opening of its new €6m ($6.7m, £4.3m) Mexican-themed waterpark

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16 Theme Parks News

Moscow Hamleys debuts theme park concept

Global toy retailer Hamleys has taken the first step to becoming an experience brand after opening a mini theme park in its new Moscow store – also the largest toy shop in Europe

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18 Museums & Galleries News

Museum gets art haul in wake of oil scandal

A museum in Brazil has been donated 139 works of art, all seized from individuals involved in a high-level corruption scandal relating to oil giant Petrobas

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20 Heritage News

More natural heritage funding needed: study

The world’s national parks and nature reserves are thought to be worth $600bn (£389bn, €535bn) a year, with around 8 billion tourism visits annually

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22 Zoos & Aquariums News

Safari park planned for Egypt resort

Plans for a leisure development in Egypt, which were derailed by the Egyptian Revolution in 2011, are back on track, according to one of the key players behind the $1.1bn (€1bn, £738m) safari, theme park, hotel and housing scheme

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24 Interview

Marty Sklar

Retired Disney Legend Marty Sklar reveals the secrets of Imagineering, the legacy of the 1964 World’s Fair and the lessons he learned as Walt Disney’s “keeper of the keys”

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30 Talking Point

The $100 Barrier

As a Walt Disney World day ticket enters three-digit territory for the first time, we ask what this means for pricing in the sector

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34 Museums

Biomuseo

Panama has opened the world’s first museum of biodiversity, an ambitious building by architect Frank Gehry. We meet the team behind the project

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40 Promotional feature

EAS

Euro Attractions Show 2015

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42 Expos

Food for Thought

Expo Milano 2015 launches in Italy, aiming to bring the planet’s most pressing problems to the fore, not least how to provide food for everybody

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46 Zoos & Aquariums

On the SAFE Side

AZA chair Dennis Pate explains a new initiative designed to help endangered animals, and offers some tips from his world-class Henry Doorly zoo

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On the cover: Harry Potter star Warwick Davis at the Platform 93/4 launch
52 Waterparks

Summer Sensations

Hot new parks from Mallorca to Jakarta

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56 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a creative maverick with a new perspective, bringing custom-made one-of-a-kind attractions typologies to a world that needs something different

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60 Rides

The Ride Makers

In the third part of our series, we look at the enduring appeal of wooden coasters

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64 Profile

Nicolas de Villiers

Puy du Fou’s president on exporting his park’s concept to the world

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68 Museums

Wellcome Change

London’s Wellcome Collection has been redeveloped. Head of Operations Donne Robertson tells the story

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74 Heritage

Savers of the Lost Ark

How is CyArk using technology to protect our world heritage?

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80 Mystery Shopper

Wizardry and Wonder

Hogwarts Express has arrived at the Warner Bros tour. How does it rate?

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82 Planetariums

Shanghai Nights

Architect unveils groundbreaking designs for Shanghai Planetarium

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84 Planetariums

Resolution Revolution

Industry leaders reveal how powerful visualisations and higher resolution displays are changing dome projection

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90 Ticketing

Dream Tickets

Ticketing systems are advancing to improve the guest’s experience and the operator’s profit. We investigate the sector’s current and upcoming trends

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96 Attractions-kit.net

Asian Attractions Expo

We preview product news from the upcoming Asian Attractions Expo

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COMPANY PROFILES
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
WhiteWater

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

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [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 2
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

Preservation

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
12 Science Centres News

Italy’s MUSE gears up for Ecsite forum

The European network of science centres and museums is set to descend on the Renzo Piano-designed MUSE (Museo delle Scienze) in Trento, Italy, for its annual conference

View in digital edition

13 Visitor Attractions News

Shrek’s Adventure steps up midway format

Eddie Saul, creative lead for Merlin Entertainment’s upcoming Shrek’s Adventure, has said the experience will push the company’s linear attraction model to new heights

View in digital edition

14 Waterparks News

Slagharen expands with Aqua Mexicana

Slagharen theme park and resort in the Netherlands has expanded its public offering following the opening of its new €6m ($6.7m, £4.3m) Mexican-themed waterpark

View in digital edition

16 Theme Parks News

Moscow Hamleys debuts theme park concept

Global toy retailer Hamleys has taken the first step to becoming an experience brand after opening a mini theme park in its new Moscow store – also the largest toy shop in Europe

View in digital edition

18 Museums & Galleries News

Museum gets art haul in wake of oil scandal

A museum in Brazil has been donated 139 works of art, all seized from individuals involved in a high-level corruption scandal relating to oil giant Petrobas

View in digital edition

20 Heritage News

More natural heritage funding needed: study

The world’s national parks and nature reserves are thought to be worth $600bn (£389bn, €535bn) a year, with around 8 billion tourism visits annually

View in digital edition

22 Zoos & Aquariums News

Safari park planned for Egypt resort

Plans for a leisure development in Egypt, which were derailed by the Egyptian Revolution in 2011, are back on track, according to one of the key players behind the $1.1bn (€1bn, £738m) safari, theme park, hotel and housing scheme

View in digital edition

24 Interview

Marty Sklar

Retired Disney Legend Marty Sklar reveals the secrets of Imagineering, the legacy of the 1964 World’s Fair and the lessons he learned as Walt Disney’s “keeper of the keys”

View in digital edition
View online
30 Talking Point

The $100 Barrier

As a Walt Disney World day ticket enters three-digit territory for the first time, we ask what this means for pricing in the sector

View in digital edition
View online
34 Museums

Biomuseo

Panama has opened the world’s first museum of biodiversity, an ambitious building by architect Frank Gehry. We meet the team behind the project

View in digital edition
View online
40 Promotional feature

EAS

Euro Attractions Show 2015

View in digital edition
View online
42 Expos

Food for Thought

Expo Milano 2015 launches in Italy, aiming to bring the planet’s most pressing problems to the fore, not least how to provide food for everybody

View in digital edition
View online
46 Zoos & Aquariums

On the SAFE Side

AZA chair Dennis Pate explains a new initiative designed to help endangered animals, and offers some tips from his world-class Henry Doorly zoo

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: Harry Potter star Warwick Davis at the Platform 93/4 launch
52 Waterparks

Summer Sensations

Hot new parks from Mallorca to Jakarta

View in digital edition
View online
56 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a creative maverick with a new perspective, bringing custom-made one-of-a-kind attractions typologies to a world that needs something different

View in digital edition
View online
60 Rides

The Ride Makers

In the third part of our series, we look at the enduring appeal of wooden coasters

View in digital edition
View online
64 Profile

Nicolas de Villiers

Puy du Fou’s president on exporting his park’s concept to the world

View in digital edition
View online
68 Museums

Wellcome Change

London’s Wellcome Collection has been redeveloped. Head of Operations Donne Robertson tells the story

View in digital edition
View online
74 Heritage

Savers of the Lost Ark

How is CyArk using technology to protect our world heritage?

View in digital edition
View online
80 Mystery Shopper

Wizardry and Wonder

Hogwarts Express has arrived at the Warner Bros tour. How does it rate?

View in digital edition
View online
82 Planetariums

Shanghai Nights

Architect unveils groundbreaking designs for Shanghai Planetarium

View in digital edition
View online
84 Planetariums

Resolution Revolution

Industry leaders reveal how powerful visualisations and higher resolution displays are changing dome projection

View in digital edition
View online
90 Ticketing

Dream Tickets

Ticketing systems are advancing to improve the guest’s experience and the operator’s profit. We investigate the sector’s current and upcoming trends

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

Asian Attractions Expo

We preview product news from the upcoming Asian Attractions Expo

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
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
WhiteWater

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

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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