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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
FORREC Ltd

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

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
WhiteWater

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

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
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When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
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Attractions Management 2015 issue 2
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

Preservation

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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

Download PDF magazine

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”

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
View online
40 Promotional feature

EAS

Euro Attractions Show 2015

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
View online
60 Rides

The Ride Makers

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
64 Profile

Nicolas de Villiers

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
68 Museums

Wellcome Change

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
74 Heritage

Savers of the Lost Ark

How is CyArk using technology to protect our world heritage?

Download PDF magazine
View online
80 Mystery Shopper

Wizardry and Wonder

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

Download PDF magazine
View online
82 Planetariums

Shanghai Nights

Architect unveils groundbreaking designs for Shanghai Planetarium

Download PDF magazine
View online
84 Planetariums

Resolution Revolution

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

Download PDF magazine
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

Download PDF magazine
View online
96 Attractions-kit.net

Asian Attractions Expo

We preview product news from the upcoming Asian Attractions Expo

Download PDF magazine
View online
LATEST NEWS
Liseberg's Grand Curiosa Hotel to open in 2023
Liseberg theme park in Sweden has confirmed the opening date for its new Grand Curiosa hotel.
London's Harry Potter studio tour to open Professor Sprout’s Greenhouse
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London will launch a new area on 1 July, further expanding the popular Harry Potter-themed visitor attraction in Leavesden.
Juneteenth Museum by Bjarke Ingels Group has been designed to inspire spiritual uplift
Detailed plans have been revealed for the National Juneteenth Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, US.
Jorvik's digital strategy described as 'leading light' after gaining international audience
The Jorvik Group has been named a ‘leading light’ for its digital strategy, which helped it gain an international audience of more than 3 million people during the pandemic.
Chester Zoo and Nothe Fort among Visit England Awards winners
Chester Zoo, Nothe Fort and Black Country Living Museum are among the 19 winners of this year's Visit England Awards for Excellence.
ALVA's Bernard Donoghue awarded OBE for his extraordinary work supporting the attractions sector
Bernard Donoghue, director of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Countdown begins on Museum of London's epic move to Smithfield Market
Museum of London in the UK will move to its new home in Smithfield in the heart of the capital at the beginning of 2023.
Industrial Light & Magic creates groundbreaking virtual ABBA concert
ABBA, the 70s icons behind hits such as Dancing Queen and Mamma Mia, has returned to live concerts after a 40-year break – in digital form.
Science Museum's major exhibition on cancer opens to the public
A major free exhibition on the treatment and understanding of cancer has opened at the Science Museum in London, UK.
Scruffy Dog and Simtec launch Fisher-Price themed trackless ride
Scruffy Dog Creative Group and Simtec Systems have partnered to launch a new immersive trackless dark ride featuring the popular Mattel IP, Fisher-Price.
Dohmen and Bertens join forces to launch Tourist Development and Attraction Consultants
Former Efteling COO, Coen Bertens, and former BRC Imagination Arts exec, Bart Dohmen, have partnered to set up a consultancy for the tourism and visitor attraction sectors.
Puy du Fou to create first US attraction
Puy du Fou is set to enter the US attractions market with its iconic, immersive themed visitor experience, after securing a partnership with the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indian (ECBI).
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COMPANY PROFILES
FORREC Ltd

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

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
WhiteWater

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

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia
When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

03-04 Sep 2022

HEALING SUMMIT 2022 - The Healing of Everything

Pine Cliff Resort, Portugal
27-29 Sep 2022

International Congress on Thermal Tourism

Ourense, Ourense, Spain
+ More diary  
 


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