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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
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
Painting With Light

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

Red Raion Showreel 2021
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Attractions Management 2016 issue 2
Download PDF
View digital edition
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
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
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! Find out more...
More videos:
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – 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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