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Attractions Management 2016 issue 2
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7 Editor’s letter

The Mouse goes East

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 People profiles

KAWS

Brooklyn-based artist KAWS has taken over Yorkshire Sculpture Park with statues on a staggering scale

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16 People profiles

Chris Perry

Attractions expert and TV host Chris Perry on his new role at WhiteWater West

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18 People profiles

Keith James

Winning a Thea award has Keith James, CEO at Jack Rouse Associates, looking back on 45 years in the industry

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20 Science Centres news

Energy exhibit comes to NEMO rooftop

Amsterdam’s NEMO science centre has debuted its Energetica exhibition, turning its rooftop into an interactive, innovative experience to show visitors how to use the power of the elements to generate energy

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21 Visitor Attraction news

Disney dominates while museums stutter

The world’s top theme parks recorded tremendous growth in 2015, while visitor numbers to museums entered overall decline

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22 Waterparks news

Red Bull turns waterpark into skatepark

Dubai’s Atlantis, The Palm drained its Aquaventure Waterpark in a marketing stunt that saw three pro skateboarders given an all access pass

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24 Theme Park news

Merlin pleads guilty over Alton Towers crash

Alton Towers owner Merlin Entertainments pleaded guilty in court to breaking health and safety laws in relation to the Smiler rollercoaster crash that seriously injured five people

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26 Museums & Galleries news

SFMoMA’s $610m extension opens

Snøhetta’s new building for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) has opened its doors

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28 Heritage news

Work finally starts on Nepal’s heritage sites

After significant delays Nepal’s prime minister has said work is finally set to start on key heritage sites destroyed by last year’s devastating earthquake

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30 Zoos & Aquariums news

SeaWorld ends orca captivity programme

SeaWorld has announced that it is ending orca captivity at its parks

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32 Technolgy news

HoloLens goes on sale to developers

Microsoft has made its Hololens developer kit available at a price of $3,000 (€2,750, £2,150) ahead of the technology’s public release

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34 Interview

John Duffey

As Six Flags plans parks in China and Dubai, CEO John Duffey explains why his sights are set on expansion overseas

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38 Talking Point

How Can Attractions Harness the Power of VR?

VR technology offers seemingly endless possibilities, but is it worth investing in a VR experience – and where do you start?

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44 First Person

The Broad: Inviting a New Conversation

Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad have opened a sensational modern art museum in LA. BRC Imagination Arts’ Matthew Solari and Carmel Lewis pay a visit

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50 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK’s new project in Hainan, China, introduces the storytelling elements of a theme park to the oceanarium concept

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52 Science Museums

Shaping Tomorrow

Brazil’s Museum of Tomorrow uses constantly updating, real-time digital collection to communicate with visitors. We met members of the team

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On the cover: On Disney’s first park in a decade
58 Promotional feature

EAS

This year, the Euro Attractions Show is coming to the Spanish city of Barcelona

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60 Disney Special

Shanghai Disney: The Best Yet?

As Disney opens its first resort in mainland China, our special feature examines its business model, its potential impact and the modernisation of the Disney castle park

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64 Disney Special

Expert Views: Pioneering Pricing

Chris Yoshii from AECOM shares his views

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66 Disney Special

Expert Views: The next-generation castle park

Themed design expert David Younger shares his views

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70 Disney Special

Expert Views: The impact?

ECA’s Christian Aaen and Janice Li share their views

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72 New Openings

Space Inversion

A new contemporary museum district in the Netherlands – Museumplein Limburg – features a science centre, a design museum and an inverted planetarium. We take a closer look

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78 Promotional feature

Polin

Polin’s patented technologies, extensive R&D and creative flair have made it one of the world’s leading waterpark design and manufacturing companies

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80 Waterparks

Taking the Plunge

Waterpark suppliers constantly develop their product offers. We dive into the world of waterpark R&D to find out more

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84 Analysis

Part 2 - How are you perceived?

Consultant David Camp discusses different categories of attractions in part two of our exclusive eight-part series

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88 Zoos & Aquariums

The Long Game

UK safari park Longleat is undertaking a decade-long upgrade that starts by going back to its roots. As the attraction turns 50, CEO Bob Montgomery explains how he’s bridging the past and the future

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92 TEA SATE Academy

Arctic Extremes and Themed Entertainment

Brave TEA members attended a SATE Academy event in Lapland, Finland, earlier this year. They filed this report

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96 Show Report

Next Steps

The MuseumNext European conference in Dublin, Ireland, was one of the most successful yet. We round up the top trends

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98 Attractions-kit.net

Asia Attractions Expo

We preview product news from the upcoming Asia Attractions Expo

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COMPANY PROFILES
FORREC Ltd

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

The TechnoAlpin SnowRoom is the most attractive and effective way for customers to cool down from h [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...]
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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 2016 issue 2
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

The Mouse goes East

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profiles

KAWS

Brooklyn-based artist KAWS has taken over Yorkshire Sculpture Park with statues on a staggering scale

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profiles

Chris Perry

Attractions expert and TV host Chris Perry on his new role at WhiteWater West

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profiles

Keith James

Winning a Thea award has Keith James, CEO at Jack Rouse Associates, looking back on 45 years in the industry

View in digital edition
View online
20 Science Centres news

Energy exhibit comes to NEMO rooftop

Amsterdam’s NEMO science centre has debuted its Energetica exhibition, turning its rooftop into an interactive, innovative experience to show visitors how to use the power of the elements to generate energy

View in digital edition

21 Visitor Attraction news

Disney dominates while museums stutter

The world’s top theme parks recorded tremendous growth in 2015, while visitor numbers to museums entered overall decline

View in digital edition

22 Waterparks news

Red Bull turns waterpark into skatepark

Dubai’s Atlantis, The Palm drained its Aquaventure Waterpark in a marketing stunt that saw three pro skateboarders given an all access pass

View in digital edition

24 Theme Park news

Merlin pleads guilty over Alton Towers crash

Alton Towers owner Merlin Entertainments pleaded guilty in court to breaking health and safety laws in relation to the Smiler rollercoaster crash that seriously injured five people

View in digital edition

26 Museums & Galleries news

SFMoMA’s $610m extension opens

Snøhetta’s new building for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) has opened its doors

View in digital edition

28 Heritage news

Work finally starts on Nepal’s heritage sites

After significant delays Nepal’s prime minister has said work is finally set to start on key heritage sites destroyed by last year’s devastating earthquake

View in digital edition

30 Zoos & Aquariums news

SeaWorld ends orca captivity programme

SeaWorld has announced that it is ending orca captivity at its parks

View in digital edition

32 Technolgy news

HoloLens goes on sale to developers

Microsoft has made its Hololens developer kit available at a price of $3,000 (€2,750, £2,150) ahead of the technology’s public release

View in digital edition

34 Interview

John Duffey

As Six Flags plans parks in China and Dubai, CEO John Duffey explains why his sights are set on expansion overseas

View in digital edition
View online
38 Talking Point

How Can Attractions Harness the Power of VR?

VR technology offers seemingly endless possibilities, but is it worth investing in a VR experience – and where do you start?

View in digital edition
View online
44 First Person

The Broad: Inviting a New Conversation

Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad have opened a sensational modern art museum in LA. BRC Imagination Arts’ Matthew Solari and Carmel Lewis pay a visit

View in digital edition
View online
50 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK’s new project in Hainan, China, introduces the storytelling elements of a theme park to the oceanarium concept

View in digital edition
View online
52 Science Museums

Shaping Tomorrow

Brazil’s Museum of Tomorrow uses constantly updating, real-time digital collection to communicate with visitors. We met members of the team

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: On Disney’s first park in a decade
58 Promotional feature

EAS

This year, the Euro Attractions Show is coming to the Spanish city of Barcelona

View in digital edition
View online
60 Disney Special

Shanghai Disney: The Best Yet?

As Disney opens its first resort in mainland China, our special feature examines its business model, its potential impact and the modernisation of the Disney castle park

View in digital edition
View online
64 Disney Special

Expert Views: Pioneering Pricing

Chris Yoshii from AECOM shares his views

View in digital edition
View online
66 Disney Special

Expert Views: The next-generation castle park

Themed design expert David Younger shares his views

View in digital edition
View online
70 Disney Special

Expert Views: The impact?

ECA’s Christian Aaen and Janice Li share their views

View in digital edition
View online
72 New Openings

Space Inversion

A new contemporary museum district in the Netherlands – Museumplein Limburg – features a science centre, a design museum and an inverted planetarium. We take a closer look

View in digital edition
View online
78 Promotional feature

Polin

Polin’s patented technologies, extensive R&D and creative flair have made it one of the world’s leading waterpark design and manufacturing companies

View in digital edition
View online
80 Waterparks

Taking the Plunge

Waterpark suppliers constantly develop their product offers. We dive into the world of waterpark R&D to find out more

View in digital edition
View online
84 Analysis

Part 2 - How are you perceived?

Consultant David Camp discusses different categories of attractions in part two of our exclusive eight-part series

View in digital edition
View online
88 Zoos & Aquariums

The Long Game

UK safari park Longleat is undertaking a decade-long upgrade that starts by going back to its roots. As the attraction turns 50, CEO Bob Montgomery explains how he’s bridging the past and the future

View in digital edition
View online
92 TEA SATE Academy

Arctic Extremes and Themed Entertainment

Brave TEA members attended a SATE Academy event in Lapland, Finland, earlier this year. They filed this report

View in digital edition
View online
96 Show Report

Next Steps

The MuseumNext European conference in Dublin, Ireland, was one of the most successful yet. We round up the top trends

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

Asia Attractions Expo

We preview product news from the upcoming Asia Attractions Expo

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
FORREC Ltd

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

The TechnoAlpin SnowRoom is the most attractive and effective way for customers to cool down from h [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...]
+ 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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