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Attractions Management 2016 issue 1
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7 Editor’s Letter

Staying ahead

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 People profiles

Derren Brown

Illusionist Derren Brown reveals details of his revolutionary take on the ghost train

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14 People profiles

Anne-Isabelle Daulon

Eleven Arches CEO Anne-Isabelle Daulon gears up for the opening of the live-action historical attraction

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16 People profiles

Nick Gray

Nick Gray tells the story of his guided tour company, Museum Hack, (for people who don't like museums)

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18 People profiles

Gillian Thomas

Meet Miami Frost CEO Gillian Thomas as the next-generation science museum edges to the finish line

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20 Science Centres news

Frosts act to save Miami science museum

A turbulent bid to build a world-class science museum in Miami is back on track after two principal donors stepped in to provide crucial funding to the cash-stricken project

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21 Visitor Attractions news

Crystal Maze gearing up for March debut

Tom Lionetti-Maguire, co-creator of the upcoming Crystal Maze Experience, has revealed exclusive details about the crowdfunded project

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22 Waterparks news

Atlantic City waterpark plans aborted

A bankrupt Atlantic City casino which was to be turned into a family destination centred around a waterpark is back on the market

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24 Theme Parks news

Nintendo IPs coming to Universal Japan

After partnering with Universal last year, Nintendo has announced plans for yet-to-be revealed attractions at Universal Studios Japan

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26 Museums & Galleries news

Lucas Museum case will go to trial

The Lucas Museum saga rumbles on after a judge ruled in favour of legal action taken by Friends of the Parks, meaning its lawsuit against the project will go to trial in March

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28 Heritage news

Hendrix’s London flat becomes exhibit

The former London home of music icon Jimi Hendrix has been opened up to the public as a permanent exhibition looking at his life

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30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Aquarium pioneers urban regeneration

The National Aquarium in Baltimore has unveiled plans to reinvent the city’s waterfront, creating an urban wetland and pier-side conservation area for the local community

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32 Technology news

Disney robot turns into wall-crawler

Disney’s research arm has developed a robot capable of transitioning from the ground to the wall

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34 Interview

Tony Butler

Tony Butler, executive director of Derby Museums Trust, on how museums can be a force for good in their communities

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38 Attractions

Perfect Brew

At 15 years old, the Guinness Storehouse has been voted Europe’s best-loved attraction. Manager Paul Carty reveals the secrets of the Dublin brandland

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44 Attractions Foresight ™

Attractions Foresight 2016

Attractions Management’s annual forecasts – a look at the trends and innovations coming down the track for the global attractions industry

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On the cover: The illusionist’s mind-bending Thorpe Park ride
52 Profile

John McReynolds

IAAPA’s new chairman reveals his aims for the year ahead, his vision for a global association and how his role at Universal Orlando informs his goals

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54 Analysis

Part 1 - An overview

Business planning consultant David Camp starts an exclusive eight-part series, delving into the fine art of attractions operation from a business perspective

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58 Science Centres

How to Future-Proof a Science Centre

Peter Slavenburg of design agency NorthernLight describes how invisible technology, serious play, co-creation and the digital experience will inform the science centre of tomorrow

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62 Exhibitions

David Bowie is

The blockbuster exhibition that took on a new meaning after the death of David Bowie

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66 Promotional feature

Simworx Ventures

Simworx Ventures is bringing its expertise in cutting-edge media-based attractions to a new audience of museums, heritage sites, zoos and aquariums

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68 Technology

Beacons on the Horizon

Beacons have countless applications in the world of attractions. A case study from the Cleveland Museum of Art illustrates the technology’s potential

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72 Museums & Galleries

Art Attack

Some of the most exciting attractions design is happening in new and upcoming galleries around the world, from firms like Kengo Kuma and BIG

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78 Promotional feature

IDEA

2016 is shaping up to be an interesting year for the attractions industry. IDEA looks at what it takes to win audiences and command attention

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82 Mystery Shopper

Spring in Your Step

We disappear down the rabbit hole as we pay a mystery shopper visit to Bounce Below, a unique underground trampolining attraction in Snowdonia, north Wales

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86 Rides

The Ride Makers

Our ride makers series continues with water rides, a firm favourite with park guests. Three leading companies reveal the latest trends in flumes and chutes

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92 Technology

Tech Check

The industry technology unveiled at IAAPA 2015: from VR to interactives, and digital puppets to 20-storey LED giants

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98 Attractions-kit.net

Fun and Games

New products from suppliers on the show floor at EAG and VAE in London

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COMPANY PROFILES
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
FORREC Ltd

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

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
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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...
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Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
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Attractions Management 2016 issue 1
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s Letter

Staying ahead

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profiles

Derren Brown

Illusionist Derren Brown reveals details of his revolutionary take on the ghost train

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profiles

Anne-Isabelle Daulon

Eleven Arches CEO Anne-Isabelle Daulon gears up for the opening of the live-action historical attraction

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profiles

Nick Gray

Nick Gray tells the story of his guided tour company, Museum Hack, (for people who don't like museums)

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profiles

Gillian Thomas

Meet Miami Frost CEO Gillian Thomas as the next-generation science museum edges to the finish line

View in digital edition
View online
20 Science Centres news

Frosts act to save Miami science museum

A turbulent bid to build a world-class science museum in Miami is back on track after two principal donors stepped in to provide crucial funding to the cash-stricken project

View in digital edition

21 Visitor Attractions news

Crystal Maze gearing up for March debut

Tom Lionetti-Maguire, co-creator of the upcoming Crystal Maze Experience, has revealed exclusive details about the crowdfunded project

View in digital edition

22 Waterparks news

Atlantic City waterpark plans aborted

A bankrupt Atlantic City casino which was to be turned into a family destination centred around a waterpark is back on the market

View in digital edition

24 Theme Parks news

Nintendo IPs coming to Universal Japan

After partnering with Universal last year, Nintendo has announced plans for yet-to-be revealed attractions at Universal Studios Japan

View in digital edition

26 Museums & Galleries news

Lucas Museum case will go to trial

The Lucas Museum saga rumbles on after a judge ruled in favour of legal action taken by Friends of the Parks, meaning its lawsuit against the project will go to trial in March

View in digital edition

28 Heritage news

Hendrix’s London flat becomes exhibit

The former London home of music icon Jimi Hendrix has been opened up to the public as a permanent exhibition looking at his life

View in digital edition

30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Aquarium pioneers urban regeneration

The National Aquarium in Baltimore has unveiled plans to reinvent the city’s waterfront, creating an urban wetland and pier-side conservation area for the local community

View in digital edition

32 Technology news

Disney robot turns into wall-crawler

Disney’s research arm has developed a robot capable of transitioning from the ground to the wall

View in digital edition

34 Interview

Tony Butler

Tony Butler, executive director of Derby Museums Trust, on how museums can be a force for good in their communities

View in digital edition
View online
38 Attractions

Perfect Brew

At 15 years old, the Guinness Storehouse has been voted Europe’s best-loved attraction. Manager Paul Carty reveals the secrets of the Dublin brandland

View in digital edition
View online
44 Attractions Foresight ™

Attractions Foresight 2016

Attractions Management’s annual forecasts – a look at the trends and innovations coming down the track for the global attractions industry

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: The illusionist’s mind-bending Thorpe Park ride
52 Profile

John McReynolds

IAAPA’s new chairman reveals his aims for the year ahead, his vision for a global association and how his role at Universal Orlando informs his goals

View in digital edition
View online
54 Analysis

Part 1 - An overview

Business planning consultant David Camp starts an exclusive eight-part series, delving into the fine art of attractions operation from a business perspective

View in digital edition
View online
58 Science Centres

How to Future-Proof a Science Centre

Peter Slavenburg of design agency NorthernLight describes how invisible technology, serious play, co-creation and the digital experience will inform the science centre of tomorrow

View in digital edition
View online
62 Exhibitions

David Bowie is

The blockbuster exhibition that took on a new meaning after the death of David Bowie

View in digital edition
View online
66 Promotional feature

Simworx Ventures

Simworx Ventures is bringing its expertise in cutting-edge media-based attractions to a new audience of museums, heritage sites, zoos and aquariums

View in digital edition
View online
68 Technology

Beacons on the Horizon

Beacons have countless applications in the world of attractions. A case study from the Cleveland Museum of Art illustrates the technology’s potential

View in digital edition
View online
72 Museums & Galleries

Art Attack

Some of the most exciting attractions design is happening in new and upcoming galleries around the world, from firms like Kengo Kuma and BIG

View in digital edition
View online
78 Promotional feature

IDEA

2016 is shaping up to be an interesting year for the attractions industry. IDEA looks at what it takes to win audiences and command attention

View in digital edition
View online
82 Mystery Shopper

Spring in Your Step

We disappear down the rabbit hole as we pay a mystery shopper visit to Bounce Below, a unique underground trampolining attraction in Snowdonia, north Wales

View in digital edition
View online
86 Rides

The Ride Makers

Our ride makers series continues with water rides, a firm favourite with park guests. Three leading companies reveal the latest trends in flumes and chutes

View in digital edition
View online
92 Technology

Tech Check

The industry technology unveiled at IAAPA 2015: from VR to interactives, and digital puppets to 20-storey LED giants

View in digital edition
View online
98 Attractions-kit.net

Fun and Games

New products from suppliers on the show floor at EAG and VAE in London

View in digital edition
View online
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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
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
FORREC Ltd

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

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [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 TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – 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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