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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
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

We are pleased to announce that Euro Attractions Show is now IAAPA Expo Europe. [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

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

ProSlide appoints Chantal Theoret as director of global marketing
ProSlide Technology has appointed Chantal Theoret as its new director of global marketing. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2019 – Red Raion
Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR – Red Raion
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18-22 Nov 2019

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Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
14-16 Jan 2020

EAG International

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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2016 issue 1
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s Letter

Staying ahead

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View on turning pages
View online
12 People profiles

Derren Brown

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
62 Exhibitions

David Bowie is

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
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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View online
LATEST NEWS
New IAAPA chair Amanda Thompson targets progress on safety and sustainability
The development of a global safety standard for the attractions industry is high on the wish list of incoming IAAPA chair Amanda Thompson, whose tenure begins today (Tuesday 19 November).
IAAPA 2019: 40,0000 gather in Orlando for record-breaking attractions expo
More than 40,000 people from over 100 countries are descending on Orlando, Florida, ahead of the largest visitor attractions show of the year – the IAAPA Expo.
V&A appoints Gus Casely-Hayford as first director of V&A East
Gus Casely-Hayford, the British curator, cultural historian, broadcaster and lecturer, has been named as the inaugural director of V&A East – the museum's new expansion project scheduled to open in London in 2023.
Connecticut aquarium starts work on new seal display and 4D theatre
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is set to undergo expansion, with a large seal exhibit and 4D movie theatre to open at the attraction in 2020.
Immersive, sustainable and meeting evolving expectations – outgoing IAAPA chair David Rosenberg on the future of the attractions industry
It's been a busy, exciting and often inspiring year for David Rosenberg as IAAPA chair.
Six major art museums offer curatorial training to students from underrepresented backgrounds
Twelve new students have been enrolled in the Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship programme, with the selected entrants to be given specialised training and mentoring from six high profile art museums in the US.
Rain-hit Q3 slows SeaWorld progress, but annual finances remain on track as new CEO is appointed
Unfavourable weather conditions, shifts in the calendar and an overspend on certain marketing activities, have all contributed to 'disappointing' Q3 financial results for SeaWorld.
Cedar Fair on course for 'best year' after Q3 results reflect 'strong' consumer demand
North American theme park operator Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, which owns and operates 11 amusement parks and five water parks in the territory, has filed Q3 and year- to-date financial results that show increased revenues and Adjusted EBITDA, but reduced net income.
TEA award winner Railton partners with Scott Ault to create RED: Railton Entertainment Design
Entertainment Design Corporation, the design firm run by award-winning designer Jeremy Railton for 25 years, has changed its name to reflect his name and legacy, becoming known as RED (Railton Entertainment Design).
Merlin enters agreement to build a Legoland resort in Shanghai
Shanghai is to become a major theme park destination, with a proposed new Legoland park, expected to open after 2023, projected to be one of the largest Legoland Resorts in the world.
Triple Five eyes 'world's largest' shopping and entertainment complex in Saudi deal
Arabian Dream Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Triple Five Worldwide, which owns the three largest shopping and entertainment centres in North America, is to help develop what is being described as the world's largest such complex in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Puy du Fou signals further international expansion with China contract
French historical theme park Puy du Fou is continuing its international expansion, with the imminent signing of a contract to build a new attraction in China.
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COMPANY PROFILES
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

We are pleased to announce that Euro Attractions Show is now IAAPA Expo Europe. [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

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

ProSlide appoints Chantal Theoret as director of global marketing
ProSlide Technology has appointed Chantal Theoret as its new director of global marketing. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2019 – Red Raion
Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
14-16 Jan 2020

EAG International

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London,
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2019

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
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