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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 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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COMPANY PROFILES
Holovis

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

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [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 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

Snakes & Ladders

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition
View online
50 Galleries

Pack It up, Pack It in

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

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: The cutting-edge mobile experience
56 AV & Multimedia

Streets Ahead

Exploring the digital experience at the new Cooper Hewitt design museum

View in digital edition
View online
60 Audioguides & Apps

Tour de Force

An integrated mobile experience for The Hunger Games: The Exhibition

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition
View online
70 Zoos & Aquariums

Züber cool

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

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition
View online
82 Attractions-kit

Splashing Out

Waterpark supplier news ahead of WWA

View in digital edition
View online
84 Promotional feature

Euro Attractions Show

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

View in digital edition
View online
87 Show Preview

Euro Attractions Show

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

View in digital edition
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

View in digital edition
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

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
Holovis

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

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

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