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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

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12 People profiles

Björk musician

The Icelandic singer is using VR to connect with her audience

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14 People profiles

Mark Godfrey

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

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18 People profiles

Jean-François Clervoy

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

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21 People profiles

Reinhold Messner

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

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24 People profiles

Ollie Dabbous

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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46 Science Centres

Diversify + Unify

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

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50 Analysis

TEA/AECOM 2015 Theme Index

Interpreting industry attendance data

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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80 AV & Multimedia

Image Conscious

The latest AV projects, from the Flying Aces rollercoaster to a Rolling Stones exhibition

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86 Attractions-kit.net

Let the Good Times Roll

Waterpark news ahead of the WWA Show

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88 Attractions-kit.net

Euro Attractions Show

News from the EAS trade show floor

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COMPANY PROFILES
Simworx Ltd

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

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [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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Attractions Management 2016 issue 3
Download PDF
View digital edition
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

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profiles

Björk musician

The Icelandic singer is using VR to connect with her audience

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profiles

Mark Godfrey

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

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profiles

Jean-François Clervoy

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

View in digital edition
View online
21 People profiles

Reinhold Messner

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

View in digital edition
View online
24 People profiles

Ollie Dabbous

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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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?

View in digital edition
View online
46 Science Centres

Diversify + Unify

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

View in digital edition
View online
50 Analysis

TEA/AECOM 2015 Theme Index

Interpreting industry attendance data

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
80 AV & Multimedia

Image Conscious

The latest AV projects, from the Flying Aces rollercoaster to a Rolling Stones exhibition

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

Let the Good Times Roll

Waterpark news ahead of the WWA Show

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

Euro Attractions Show

News from the EAS trade show floor

View in digital edition
View online
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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
Simworx Ltd

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

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [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  
VIDEO GALLERY

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center
RideHOUSE is an iconic waterplay complex purposefully designed for young kids and families to enjoy. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – 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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