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Attractions Management 2016 issue 4
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7 Editor’s Letter

Good Deeds quietly done

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 People profiles

Ang Lee

Film director Ang Lee is pioneering digital cinema technology that could soon be widespread in attractions

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14 People profiles

Alberto Zamperla

Alberto Zamperla on the legendary Italian ridemaking company and his family values

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18 People profiles

Diane von Furstenberg

Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, who has raised $40m for the Statue of Liberty Museum

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20 Science Centres news

Bloomberg donates $50m to museum

Philanthropist and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has donated $50m (€45.4m, £40.6m) to Boston’s Museum of Science

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21 Visitor Attractions news

BBC theme park

The BBC is teaming up with realestate developer Luneng Group to develop an amusement and leisure park on the island of Wenchang in the South China Sea

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22 Waterparks news

WhiteWater developing active attraction

Sanad – the Australian offshoot of Dubai-based investment firm Najibi Group – is financing the “never-before seen in Australia” project, which will feature extreme water facilities and an Olympicstandard training centre

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24 Theme Parks news

Wanda hires Disney executive to run parks

As Disney and Wanda’s public war for dominance across China continues to rage on, Wanda chair Wang Jianlin has hired former Disney executive Andrew Kam to lead its charge into the theme park sector

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26 Museums & Galleries News

Motown Museum

Campaign launched Perkins + Will is leading development for Detroit’s recently announced $50m (€45.6m, £40.6m) Motown Museum – a 50,000sq ft (4,650sqm) attraction dedicated to the music genre

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28 Heritage news

Japan designating 88 anime ‘sacred spots’

Japan’s government wants the nation’s popular anime and manga franchises to boost tourism in the country, with plans to designate 88 “animation spots” nationwide in places where popular characters are presented

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30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Hot weather delays AED150m Dubai Safari

After more than a decade of development, visitors hoping to explore Dubai’s new state-of-the-art safari park will have to wait just a little longer after the opening date was pushed back until the end of March next year

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32 Technology news

Disney revolutionises

3D printing with tech Disney’s research lab has taken the 3D printing process up a notch, using movable embedded masses to act as counterweights, creating solutions to complex balance issues

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34 Interview

Linda Conlon

LIFE CEO and ASTC chair Linda Conlon talks about the issues impacting science centres

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40 Science Centres

Millennium Innovation

More than £1bn was channelled into the UK’s Millennium Projects. Where are they now?

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42 Promotional feature

Holovis

Find out about Holovis’s mixed reality Extended Experience technology and boost interactivity and visitor engagement

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On the cover: Celebrating 30 years of Give Kids the World
44 Ask an expert

Sound to Create Immersive Experiences

Our panel of experts reveal the secrets of sound design

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50 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK has built a reputation creating story-led cultural destinations in China. Check out these three projects

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52 Profile

Pamela Landwirth

We sat down with Give Kids the World CEO Pamela Landwirth as the charity turns 30

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58 Promotional feature

Simworx

From Derren Brown to Blackstorm Bay: Catch up with the latest news from the UK-based dynamic ride maker

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62 Show report SATE 2016

Walking the Tightrope

The theme at the SATE conference was taking risks. Christine Kerr filed this report

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68 Promotional feature

7thSense Design

Meet 7thSense Design, whose mission is to deliver unbeatable display experiences and the highest quality visual content

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70 Science centres

STEM Gems

Exciting science attractions opening soon

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78 Analysis

Part 4 - The Attractions Business

Consultant David Camp talks planning in part four of the series

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82 First person

Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum

Scott A Lukas visited a Noah’s Ark attraction and found some of the best examples of immersive theming in the US

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90 Promotional feature

Polin Waterparks

Polin has worked on projects in more than 100 countries. Find out more about their world of waterparks

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92 Show report

Best in Class

Looking back at the recent WWA Show & Symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana

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96 Attractions-kit.net

IAAPA Attractions Expo

Supplier news and product innovation from the trade show floo

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COMPANY PROFILES
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [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

Simworx - The power to move you…
Simworx is acknowledged as one of the world’s leaders in the supply of 4D Effects Cinemas and Motion Simulation Attractions. Find out more...
More videos:
Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
Experience the experience – Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems
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14-16 Jan 2020

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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2016 issue 4
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s Letter

Good Deeds quietly done

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View on turning pages
View online
12 People profiles

Ang Lee

Film director Ang Lee is pioneering digital cinema technology that could soon be widespread in attractions

View on turning pages
View online
14 People profiles

Alberto Zamperla

Alberto Zamperla on the legendary Italian ridemaking company and his family values

View on turning pages
View online
18 People profiles

Diane von Furstenberg

Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, who has raised $40m for the Statue of Liberty Museum

View on turning pages
View online
20 Science Centres news

Bloomberg donates $50m to museum

Philanthropist and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has donated $50m (€45.4m, £40.6m) to Boston’s Museum of Science

View on turning pages

21 Visitor Attractions news

BBC theme park

The BBC is teaming up with realestate developer Luneng Group to develop an amusement and leisure park on the island of Wenchang in the South China Sea

View on turning pages

22 Waterparks news

WhiteWater developing active attraction

Sanad – the Australian offshoot of Dubai-based investment firm Najibi Group – is financing the “never-before seen in Australia” project, which will feature extreme water facilities and an Olympicstandard training centre

View on turning pages

24 Theme Parks news

Wanda hires Disney executive to run parks

As Disney and Wanda’s public war for dominance across China continues to rage on, Wanda chair Wang Jianlin has hired former Disney executive Andrew Kam to lead its charge into the theme park sector

View on turning pages

26 Museums & Galleries News

Motown Museum

Campaign launched Perkins + Will is leading development for Detroit’s recently announced $50m (€45.6m, £40.6m) Motown Museum – a 50,000sq ft (4,650sqm) attraction dedicated to the music genre

View on turning pages

28 Heritage news

Japan designating 88 anime ‘sacred spots’

Japan’s government wants the nation’s popular anime and manga franchises to boost tourism in the country, with plans to designate 88 “animation spots” nationwide in places where popular characters are presented

View on turning pages

30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Hot weather delays AED150m Dubai Safari

After more than a decade of development, visitors hoping to explore Dubai’s new state-of-the-art safari park will have to wait just a little longer after the opening date was pushed back until the end of March next year

View on turning pages

32 Technology news

Disney revolutionises

3D printing with tech Disney’s research lab has taken the 3D printing process up a notch, using movable embedded masses to act as counterweights, creating solutions to complex balance issues

View on turning pages

34 Interview

Linda Conlon

LIFE CEO and ASTC chair Linda Conlon talks about the issues impacting science centres

View on turning pages
View online
40 Science Centres

Millennium Innovation

More than £1bn was channelled into the UK’s Millennium Projects. Where are they now?

View on turning pages
View online
42 Promotional feature

Holovis

Find out about Holovis’s mixed reality Extended Experience technology and boost interactivity and visitor engagement

View on turning pages
View online
On the cover: Celebrating 30 years of Give Kids the World
44 Ask an expert

Sound to Create Immersive Experiences

Our panel of experts reveal the secrets of sound design

View on turning pages
View online
50 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK has built a reputation creating story-led cultural destinations in China. Check out these three projects

View on turning pages
View online
52 Profile

Pamela Landwirth

We sat down with Give Kids the World CEO Pamela Landwirth as the charity turns 30

View on turning pages
View online
58 Promotional feature

Simworx

From Derren Brown to Blackstorm Bay: Catch up with the latest news from the UK-based dynamic ride maker

View on turning pages
View online
62 Show report SATE 2016

Walking the Tightrope

The theme at the SATE conference was taking risks. Christine Kerr filed this report

View on turning pages
View online
68 Promotional feature

7thSense Design

Meet 7thSense Design, whose mission is to deliver unbeatable display experiences and the highest quality visual content

View on turning pages
View online
70 Science centres

STEM Gems

Exciting science attractions opening soon

View on turning pages
View online
78 Analysis

Part 4 - The Attractions Business

Consultant David Camp talks planning in part four of the series

View on turning pages
View online
82 First person

Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum

Scott A Lukas visited a Noah’s Ark attraction and found some of the best examples of immersive theming in the US

View on turning pages
View online
90 Promotional feature

Polin Waterparks

Polin has worked on projects in more than 100 countries. Find out more about their world of waterparks

View on turning pages
View online
92 Show report

Best in Class

Looking back at the recent WWA Show & Symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana

View on turning pages
View online
96 Attractions-kit.net

IAAPA Attractions Expo

Supplier news and product innovation from the trade show floo

View on turning pages
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
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [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

Simworx - The power to move you…
Simworx is acknowledged as one of the world’s leaders in the supply of 4D Effects Cinemas and Motion Simulation Attractions. Find out more...
More videos:
Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
Experience the experience – Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems
+ 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

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