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7 Editor’s Letter

Staying ahead

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12 People profiles

Derren Brown

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

Anne-Isabelle Daulon

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

Nick Gray

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

Gillian Thomas

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

Tony Butler

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

David Bowie is

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

Tech Check

The industry technology unveiled at IAAPA 2015: from VR to interactives, and digital puppets to 20-storey LED giants
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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Attractions Management 2016 issue 1
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s Letter

Staying ahead

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12 People profiles

Derren Brown

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

Anne-Isabelle Daulon

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

Nick Gray

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

Gillian Thomas

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

Tony Butler

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

David Bowie is

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

Tech Check

The industry technology unveiled at IAAPA 2015: from VR to interactives, and digital puppets to 20-storey LED giants
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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Australian Museum closes for year-long AUS$57.5m renovation
A major renovation project that will expand touring exhibition halls and create several new facilities at the Australian Museum in Sydney will see the venue closed to the public from 19 August.
Silver Dollar City announces record-breaking waterfall drop ride among US$30m plans
The tallest raft ride drop in the Western Hemisphere is coming to Silver Dollar City, after the park revealed plans to invest more than US$30m (€26.9m, £24.8m) into a number of new developments.
New York's largest waterpark set for expansion after acquiring state funding
Construction is set to start in September on new water slides at the Enchanted Forest Water Safari theme park in New York, US, with a funding contribution for the new rides having come from the state's economic development agency.
NBA Experience opens doors at Disney Springs
The NBA Experience, an immersive and interactive new attraction at Disney Springs in Florida, has celebrated its grand opening, with Disney CEO Bob Iger and NBA commissioner Adam Silver unveiling the new venture.
Toyota opens branded experience centre in Texas
Car manufacturer Toyota has opened its first visitor attraction in North America – the 44,000sq ft (13,400sq m) Toyota Experience Center (TEC) at its headquarters in Plano, Texas.
Waterway above Notre Dame among 'People's Design Competition' for new cathedral roof
A competition to find alternative designs to replace the destroyed Notre Dame Cathedral roof has attracted a number of innovative "solutions" – including a rooftop waterway over the medieval cathedral.
Rising curatorial talents win Art Fund financing to build museum collections
The UK's Art Fund has announced the latest winners of its New Collecting Awards, chosen to help rising star curators to build collections for their museums.
Helter-skelter ride installed inside Norwich Cathedral
A 55-ft (16.8m) helter-skelter ride set up in the nave of Norwich Cathedral in England, will give visitors a new perspective on the historic building, say cathedral bosses.
Matthias Li to step down as Ocean Park CEO in 2020
Following 25 years of service, Matthias Li, chief executive of Hong Kong attraction Ocean Park, has announced that he will retire at the start of July 2020, with the operator starting a global search to identify his successor.
New Euromonitor report envisions entertainment venue of the future
Entertainment venues need to undergo technological and design upgrades to prepare them for the experience-seeking consumer of 2040, according to research by Euromonitor International.
Tintagel Castle bridge restores 500-year-old connection as £5m heritage project opens to the public
A £5m (US$6m, €5.4m) programme of improvements by English Heritage at Cornish tourist attraction Tintagel Castle has reached a milestone, with the opening of a footbridge that joins the two halves of the castle for the first time in more than 500 years.
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COMPANY PROFILE
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

EAS rebrands to IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of 2019 show in Paris
The Euro Attractions Show has been rebranded as the IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of this year's event at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion Showreel 2018 – Red Raion
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

16-19 Sep 2019

IAAPA Expo Europe 2019

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France
21-24 Sep 2019

ASTC 2019 Annual Conference

Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
+ More diary  
 


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