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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
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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
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
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
DJW

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

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

The TechnoAlpin SnowRoom is the most attractive and effective way for customers to cool down from h [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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DIARY

 

28-30 Sep 2021

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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