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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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Attractions Management 2015 issue 3
Download PDF
Subscribe
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 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

Download PDF magazine
View online
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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
Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
IDEATTACK

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

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

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...]
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tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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