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Attractions Management 2016 issue 3
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7 Editor’s Letter

Place-Shifting

Technology is giving us the power to Place-Shift experiences to create on-demand, immersive attractions in any location
12 People profiles

Björk musician

The Icelandic singer is using VR to connect with her audience
14 People profiles

Mark Godfrey

Senior curator at the Tate Modern on the museum's new extension
18 People profiles

Jean-François Clervoy

ESA astronaut Jean-François Clervoy on the important role of science centres
21 People profiles

Reinhold Messner

Mountaineer Reinhold Messner has opened a series of six museums in northern Italy
24 People profiles

Ollie Dabbous

Michelin starred chef, Ollie Dabbous, is getting his teeth into a charity-led project at London Zoo
26 Science Centres news

Work starts on Orange Coast planetarium

Ground has been broken on a $16.4m (£12.6m, €14.8m) planetarium development for the Orange Coast College (OCC) in Costa Mesa, California
27 Visitor Attractions news

David Willrich named new president of TEA

David Willrich is to succeed Steve Birket as president of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) following a unanimous decision by the body’s board for him to lead the organisation
28 Waterparks news

Schlitterbahn death shocks industry

The waterpark industry was left reeling after the death of a 10-year-old boy on 7 August
30 Theme Parks news

London Paramount director quits project

One of London Paramount’s prominent figureheads has walked away from the project, giving no reason for his departure
32 Museums & Galleries news

Michael Jordan gives $5m to US museum

Legendary basketball player Michael Jordan has shown his philanthropic side, donating $5m (£3.8m, €4.5m) to the Smithsonian’s upcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC
34 Heritage news

English Heritage lobbies for jousting

English Heritage has launched a campaign to turn one of its most popular summertime events into a fully-fledged Olympic sport, with the cultural body lobbying to get jousting recognised
36 Zoos & Aquariums news

Fresno Zoo expansion boosts numbers

Since opening its $57m (£43.7m, €51.5m) African Adventure, California’s Fresno Chaffee Zoo has experienced a 40 per cent upturn in attendance – and that’s only the start according to the zoo’s CEO and director, Scott Barton
38 Technology news

Lotte develops VR for South Korea gov’t

Lotte World – South Korea’s largest indoor theme park – is set to lead a consortium of 12 companies tasked with developing a virtual reality (VR) theme park programme
On the cover: Bringing VR to the masses
40 Interview

Joel Manby

It’s been an eventful ride for SeaWorld. Will CEO Joel Manby’s honesty and radical decisions be enough to save the company?
46 Science Centres

Diversify + Unify

At the Ecsite Annual Conference, we learned how science centres must do more to promote and facilitate inclusive societies
50 Analysis

TEA/AECOM 2015 Theme Index

Interpreting industry attendance data
56 Promotional Feature

EAS

The attractions industry is set to descend upon one of Europe’s most inspiring cities – Barcelona. And if it’s inspiration you’re looking for, the Euro Attractions Show is the place
58 Theme Parks

Desert Operations

On the brink of an entertainment revolution, Dubai looks forward to three major theme park openings. Attractions Management caught up with key decision- makers from the upcoming attractions
66 Mystery Shopper

Disney Delights

Disneyland Shanghai is the company’s first new theme park resort since 2005 and its biggest investment to date. TEA president-elect David Willrich went undercover to find out what Disney’s doing differently
72 Analysis

Part 3 - Benchmarking

Consultant David Camp asks how we measure success as he focuses on benchmarking and market penetration rates in part three of the series
76 Opinion

Media Frenzy

Is it time for media-based rides to raise their game? Gavin and Jason Fox, creative directors from Oscar-winning special effects studio Framestore, believe Hollywood-standard content is the next step for the industry
80 AV & Multimedia

Image Conscious

The latest AV projects, from the Flying Aces rollercoaster to a Rolling Stones exhibition
86 Attractions-kit.net

Let the Good Times Roll

Waterpark news ahead of the WWA Show
88 Attractions-kit.net

Euro Attractions Show

News from the EAS trade show floor
COMPANY PROFILES
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

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

iPlayCo was established in 1999. iPlayCo Corporation Ltd is the owner and key stakeholder. [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
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FEATURED SUPPLIER

Rebranded EAG International Expo set to become leading trade show for the international entertainment and attractions industry
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VIDEO GALLERY

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Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
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18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2016 issue 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s Letter

Place-Shifting

Technology is giving us the power to Place-Shift experiences to create on-demand, immersive attractions in any location
12 People profiles

Björk musician

The Icelandic singer is using VR to connect with her audience
14 People profiles

Mark Godfrey

Senior curator at the Tate Modern on the museum's new extension
18 People profiles

Jean-François Clervoy

ESA astronaut Jean-François Clervoy on the important role of science centres
21 People profiles

Reinhold Messner

Mountaineer Reinhold Messner has opened a series of six museums in northern Italy
24 People profiles

Ollie Dabbous

Michelin starred chef, Ollie Dabbous, is getting his teeth into a charity-led project at London Zoo
26 Science Centres news

Work starts on Orange Coast planetarium

Ground has been broken on a $16.4m (£12.6m, €14.8m) planetarium development for the Orange Coast College (OCC) in Costa Mesa, California
27 Visitor Attractions news

David Willrich named new president of TEA

David Willrich is to succeed Steve Birket as president of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) following a unanimous decision by the body’s board for him to lead the organisation
28 Waterparks news

Schlitterbahn death shocks industry

The waterpark industry was left reeling after the death of a 10-year-old boy on 7 August
30 Theme Parks news

London Paramount director quits project

One of London Paramount’s prominent figureheads has walked away from the project, giving no reason for his departure
32 Museums & Galleries news

Michael Jordan gives $5m to US museum

Legendary basketball player Michael Jordan has shown his philanthropic side, donating $5m (£3.8m, €4.5m) to the Smithsonian’s upcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC
34 Heritage news

English Heritage lobbies for jousting

English Heritage has launched a campaign to turn one of its most popular summertime events into a fully-fledged Olympic sport, with the cultural body lobbying to get jousting recognised
36 Zoos & Aquariums news

Fresno Zoo expansion boosts numbers

Since opening its $57m (£43.7m, €51.5m) African Adventure, California’s Fresno Chaffee Zoo has experienced a 40 per cent upturn in attendance – and that’s only the start according to the zoo’s CEO and director, Scott Barton
38 Technology news

Lotte develops VR for South Korea gov’t

Lotte World – South Korea’s largest indoor theme park – is set to lead a consortium of 12 companies tasked with developing a virtual reality (VR) theme park programme
On the cover: Bringing VR to the masses
40 Interview

Joel Manby

It’s been an eventful ride for SeaWorld. Will CEO Joel Manby’s honesty and radical decisions be enough to save the company?
46 Science Centres

Diversify + Unify

At the Ecsite Annual Conference, we learned how science centres must do more to promote and facilitate inclusive societies
50 Analysis

TEA/AECOM 2015 Theme Index

Interpreting industry attendance data
56 Promotional Feature

EAS

The attractions industry is set to descend upon one of Europe’s most inspiring cities – Barcelona. And if it’s inspiration you’re looking for, the Euro Attractions Show is the place
58 Theme Parks

Desert Operations

On the brink of an entertainment revolution, Dubai looks forward to three major theme park openings. Attractions Management caught up with key decision- makers from the upcoming attractions
66 Mystery Shopper

Disney Delights

Disneyland Shanghai is the company’s first new theme park resort since 2005 and its biggest investment to date. TEA president-elect David Willrich went undercover to find out what Disney’s doing differently
72 Analysis

Part 3 - Benchmarking

Consultant David Camp asks how we measure success as he focuses on benchmarking and market penetration rates in part three of the series
76 Opinion

Media Frenzy

Is it time for media-based rides to raise their game? Gavin and Jason Fox, creative directors from Oscar-winning special effects studio Framestore, believe Hollywood-standard content is the next step for the industry
80 AV & Multimedia

Image Conscious

The latest AV projects, from the Flying Aces rollercoaster to a Rolling Stones exhibition
86 Attractions-kit.net

Let the Good Times Roll

Waterpark news ahead of the WWA Show
88 Attractions-kit.net

Euro Attractions Show

News from the EAS trade show floor
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State-of-the-art aquarium to open in Vietnam in early 2020
A new high-tech aquarium that developers claim will be a model for future aquarium projects is to open on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam, in early 2020.
Universal reveals new details for Beijing resort, announces seven themed lands
Universal Studios' under-construction Beijing theme park and resort will feature seven immersive, themed lands, it has announced.
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry has long-term future secured after US$125m donation
Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth C. Griffin is to have the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago named after him, following a donation of US$125m (€113.5m, £98.9m) from his charitable fund.
MoMA's $450m Diller Scofidio + Renfro renovation is unveiled
After a five-year, $450m (€409m, £356m) renovation project split over two phases, New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) reopens next week with 102,000sq ft (9,500sq m) of new gallery and public space.
Oregon Coast Aquarium to build marine rehabilitation centre in $18m renovation
The Oregon Coast Aquarium is raising a targeted $18.2m (€16.5m, £14.4m) to remodel its facilities, improve its learning experience and build a marine rehabilitation centre.
Swiss National Museum debuts exhibition in renovated west wing
An overview of Swiss craftsmanship dating back a thousand years of history has gone on display at the Swiss National Museum in Zurich, with the opening of a new exhibition in the building's newly renovated west wing.
David Adjaye's Ruby City art gallery has opened in Texas
The Ruby City contemporary art centre, designed by British architect Sir David Adjaye, has opened in San Antonio, Texas.
Sculptural shipwreck tower with observation deck planned for Prague
Sculptor David Černý and architect Tomáš Císař from the studio Black n' Arch have designed a 135m ( 450ft)-tall tower for Prague that is shaped like an upended shipwreck and has an observation deck at the top.
Silverstone Experience to open later this month following construction delays
The Silverstone Experience, a National Lottery Heritage Fund-backed project that will put the archive of the British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) on display to the public, will open in Northamptonshire, UK, on 25 October.
PortAventura announces plans to build Europe's largest solar park
PortAventura, the theme park and resort near Barcelona, Spain, is planning to install what will be the largest self-consumption solar plant in a European resort, enabling it to derive a third of its energy needs from the sun.
Brooks + Scarpa and KMF Architects design revealed for Mennello Museum expansion
Newly unveiled designs Brooks + Scarpa and KMF Architects for a $20m (€18m, £16m), 40,000sq ft (3,700sq m) expansion of Florida's Mennello Museum of American Art show a mixture and merging of indoor and outdoor spaces.
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COMPANY PROFILES
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

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

iPlayCo was established in 1999. iPlayCo Corporation Ltd is the owner and key stakeholder. [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Rebranded EAG International Expo set to become leading trade show for the international entertainment and attractions industry
The newly rebranded Entertainment, Attractions and Gaming International Expo (EAG) is set to become the entertainment industry’s leading and most comprehensive trade event. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale 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
Online Print Made Easy! – instantprint
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

29-31 Oct 2019

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H)

Hilton Athens, Athens, Greece
18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
+ 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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