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Attractions Management 2015 issue 3
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7 Editor’s letter

Snakes & Ladders

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 Science Centres News

Canada to debut hi-tech Star Trek tour

Canada’s Aviation and Space Museum is boldly going where no man has gone before to bring its visitors a first-of-its-kind interactive educational exhibit based on the Star Trek franchise

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13 Visitor Attractions News

LA skyscraper set to become attraction

The tallest building on the west coast of the US, the US Bank Tower, will soon open an observation deck and sky-high restaurant

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14 Waterparks News

Seven die at Taipei waterpark party

Hundreds of people have been seriously injured and seven people have died after an explosion on a music stage at a waterpark in Taiwan

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16 Theme Parks News

Work starts on UAE Warner Bros park

Plans are progressing for a new Warner Bros theme park in Abu Dhabi, UAE, as the number of attractions in the Middle East continues to climb

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18 Museums & Galleries News

Guangzhou cultural hub architects named

German firm GMP Architekten and Spanish architecture firm Nieto Sobejano have been selected to design Guangzhou Museum and Guangzhou Science Museum respectively

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20 Heritage News

Buckingham Palace work to cost £150m

Buckingham Palace is in line for renovations costing up to £150m ($236m, €211m) after a preliminary report on the state of the residence

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22 Zoos & Aquariums News

Ambitious Chester Zoo launches Islands

Following the launch of Chester Zoo’s Islands development, managing director Jamie Christon has said the £40m ($62m, €56m) project is only the start of the UK visitor attraction’s ambitious masterplan

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24 Interview

Michiel Buchel

Michiel Buchel is Ecsite’s new president and CEO of the Netherland’s biggest science centre, NEMO. He shares his optimism about the science centre sector and the secrets of NEMO’s success

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30 Show Review

Ecsite Conference: Future Visions

Sharing ideas about the role and aims of tomorrow’s science centres from the Annual Ecsite Conference

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32 Talking Point

Learning from the Alton Towers Accident

After a serious rollercoaster crash hit the headlines, we ask what lessons can be learned and shared

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36 Attractions

All Work, All Play

KidZania, star of the edutainment world, has opened its newest franchise in London, its 17th location to date. We meet the global top team to find out what makes these small cities a big success

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42 Analysis

Be Our Guest

TEA/AECOM’s 2014 Theme Index shows attendance growth across all regions. AECOM experts analyse the recent trends

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50 Galleries

Pack It up, Pack It in

Museum director Adam D Weinberg tells the story of the Whitney’s new home

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On the cover | The Hunger Games:The Exhibition: The cutting-edge mobile experience
56 AV & Multimedia

Streets Ahead

Exploring the digital experience at the new Cooper Hewitt design museum

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60 Audioguides & Apps

Tour de Force

An integrated mobile experience for The Hunger Games: The Exhibition

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64 Zoos & Aquariums

The New Zoo

Top architects, including BIG founder Bjarke Ingels, share the latest trends and future visions for modern zoos

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70 Zoos & Aquariums

Züber cool

A round-up of recent zoo exhibit design with a contemporary feel

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72 Museums

The Magic of McQueen

Behind the scenes of Savage Beauty at the V&A, which explored the life of late fashion designer Alexander McQueen

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76 Analysis

Seasons of the Wolf

In light of major developments at Great Wolf Resorts, industry insider Nikki Nolan looks at the company’s journey so far

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82 Attractions-kit

Splashing Out

Waterpark supplier news ahead of WWA

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84 Promotional feature

Euro Attractions Show

The Euro Attractions Show, which kicks off on 6 October in Gothenburg

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87 Show Preview

Euro Attractions Show

We preview product and supplier news for the upcoming Euro Attractions Show in Gothenburg, Sweden

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92 Mystery Shopper

Sweet Dreams

Dreamland Margate reawakens, but is it a trip down memory lane? We visit the restored heritage theme park

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94 Rides

The Ride Makers

Our ride makers series delves into the evolving world of dark rides. Look out for part two next issue

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Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. With the Indoor snow division, TechnoAlpin c [more...]
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Attractions Management 2015 issue 3
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Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

Snakes & Ladders

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

Download PDF magazine
View online
12 Science Centres News

Canada to debut hi-tech Star Trek tour

Canada’s Aviation and Space Museum is boldly going where no man has gone before to bring its visitors a first-of-its-kind interactive educational exhibit based on the Star Trek franchise

Download PDF magazine

13 Visitor Attractions News

LA skyscraper set to become attraction

The tallest building on the west coast of the US, the US Bank Tower, will soon open an observation deck and sky-high restaurant

Download PDF magazine

14 Waterparks News

Seven die at Taipei waterpark party

Hundreds of people have been seriously injured and seven people have died after an explosion on a music stage at a waterpark in Taiwan

Download PDF magazine

16 Theme Parks News

Work starts on UAE Warner Bros park

Plans are progressing for a new Warner Bros theme park in Abu Dhabi, UAE, as the number of attractions in the Middle East continues to climb

Download PDF magazine

18 Museums & Galleries News

Guangzhou cultural hub architects named

German firm GMP Architekten and Spanish architecture firm Nieto Sobejano have been selected to design Guangzhou Museum and Guangzhou Science Museum respectively

Download PDF magazine

20 Heritage News

Buckingham Palace work to cost £150m

Buckingham Palace is in line for renovations costing up to £150m ($236m, €211m) after a preliminary report on the state of the residence

Download PDF magazine

22 Zoos & Aquariums News

Ambitious Chester Zoo launches Islands

Following the launch of Chester Zoo’s Islands development, managing director Jamie Christon has said the £40m ($62m, €56m) project is only the start of the UK visitor attraction’s ambitious masterplan

Download PDF magazine

24 Interview

Michiel Buchel

Michiel Buchel is Ecsite’s new president and CEO of the Netherland’s biggest science centre, NEMO. He shares his optimism about the science centre sector and the secrets of NEMO’s success

Download PDF magazine
View online
30 Show Review

Ecsite Conference: Future Visions

Sharing ideas about the role and aims of tomorrow’s science centres from the Annual Ecsite Conference

Download PDF magazine
View online
32 Talking Point

Learning from the Alton Towers Accident

After a serious rollercoaster crash hit the headlines, we ask what lessons can be learned and shared

Download PDF magazine
View online
36 Attractions

All Work, All Play

KidZania, star of the edutainment world, has opened its newest franchise in London, its 17th location to date. We meet the global top team to find out what makes these small cities a big success

Download PDF magazine
View online
42 Analysis

Be Our Guest

TEA/AECOM’s 2014 Theme Index shows attendance growth across all regions. AECOM experts analyse the recent trends

Download PDF magazine
View online
50 Galleries

Pack It up, Pack It in

Museum director Adam D Weinberg tells the story of the Whitney’s new home

Download PDF magazine
View online
On the cover | The Hunger Games:The Exhibition: The cutting-edge mobile experience
56 AV & Multimedia

Streets Ahead

Exploring the digital experience at the new Cooper Hewitt design museum

Download PDF magazine
View online
60 Audioguides & Apps

Tour de Force

An integrated mobile experience for The Hunger Games: The Exhibition

Download PDF magazine
View online
64 Zoos & Aquariums

The New Zoo

Top architects, including BIG founder Bjarke Ingels, share the latest trends and future visions for modern zoos

Download PDF magazine
View online
70 Zoos & Aquariums

Züber cool

A round-up of recent zoo exhibit design with a contemporary feel

Download PDF magazine
View online
72 Museums

The Magic of McQueen

Behind the scenes of Savage Beauty at the V&A, which explored the life of late fashion designer Alexander McQueen

Download PDF magazine
View online
76 Analysis

Seasons of the Wolf

In light of major developments at Great Wolf Resorts, industry insider Nikki Nolan looks at the company’s journey so far

Download PDF magazine
View online
82 Attractions-kit

Splashing Out

Waterpark supplier news ahead of WWA

Download PDF magazine
View online
84 Promotional feature

Euro Attractions Show

The Euro Attractions Show, which kicks off on 6 October in Gothenburg

Download PDF magazine
View online
87 Show Preview

Euro Attractions Show

We preview product and supplier news for the upcoming Euro Attractions Show in Gothenburg, Sweden

Download PDF magazine
View online
92 Mystery Shopper

Sweet Dreams

Dreamland Margate reawakens, but is it a trip down memory lane? We visit the restored heritage theme park

Download PDF magazine
View online
94 Rides

The Ride Makers

Our ride makers series delves into the evolving world of dark rides. Look out for part two next issue

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Excurio and The Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle create evolutionary VR experience
Virtual reality creators Excurio has teamed up with experts from The Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle to create Life Chronicles London, a free-roaming VR experience.
The Park Playground opens first immersive VR franchise in Porto
The Park Playground, has opened its first Immersive VR franchise in Porto, Portugal.
Bridgerton Season three – most Instagrammed locations
Following the release of season three Of Bridgerton, a study reveals its ten most Instagrammable filming locations.
Getty Museum refuses to surrender prized Greek bronze to Italy
The European Court of Human Rights has recognised Italy’s claim to a prized Greek antiquity.
Merlin unveils record-breaking Hyperia coaster at Thorpe Park
Merlin Entertainments has launched its new Hyperia rollercoaster at Thorpe Park to celebrate its 45th year.
Second Chaos Karts launches in Dubai
Live action video game experience Chaos Karts has launched in a 15,000sq ft arena in Al Quoz, Dubai.
Vietnam Van Gogh exhibition uses VIOSO-powered immersive installations
Twenty-five cameras, nine servers, 70 projectors and a range of AV technologies are being used to bring the art of Van Gogh to life in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Use of cinematography techniques significantly increases engagement with VR
A study has found that the use of cinematic and video editing techniques can drastically increase the aesthetic appeal and user engagement of virtual reality environments.
Disneyland Paris renames theme park as part of $2 billion transformation
Disneyland Paris has unveiled a new name for Walt Disney Studios Park as part of the park’s US$2 billion transformation.
UK's Royal attractions had a bumper year in 2023
Numbers from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, (ALVA) show that Royal attractions saw a huge increase in visitor numbers during 2023 – the coronation year of King Charles III.
Efteling to convert steam trains to electric as part of green drive
The Everyday Heritage initiative celebrates and preserves working class histories
Off the back of the success of the first round of Everyday Heritage Grants in 2022, Historic England is funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage of working-class England.
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COMPANY PROFILES
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio for media-based attractions. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. With the Indoor snow division, TechnoAlpin c [more...]
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