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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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WhiteWater

WhiteWater was born in 1980 to create places where families unite and make joyful lasting memories [more...]
TechnoAlpin

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

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
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IAAPA helps move leisure and attractions industry forward with IAAPA Expo Europe
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Attractions Management 2016 issue 4
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s Letter

Good Deeds quietly done

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profiles

Ang Lee

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

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profiles

Alberto Zamperla

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

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profiles

Diane von Furstenberg

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

View in digital edition
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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

34 Interview

Linda Conlon

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

View in digital edition
View online
40 Science Centres

Millennium Innovation

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

View in digital edition
View online
42 Promotional feature

Holovis

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

View in digital edition
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 in digital edition
View online
50 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

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

View in digital edition
View online
52 Profile

Pamela Landwirth

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

View in digital edition
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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition
View online
70 Science centres

STEM Gems

Exciting science attractions opening soon

View in digital edition
View online
78 Analysis

Part 4 - The Attractions Business

Consultant David Camp talks planning in part four of the series

View in digital edition
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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition
View online
92 Show report

Best in Class

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

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

IAAPA Attractions Expo

Supplier news and product innovation from the trade show floo

View in digital edition
View online
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Therme Group to expand global footprint with waterfront wellbeing resort in Toronto
Global wellbeing organisation, Therme Group, has today announced plans for a CAN$350m (€236.3m, £201.8m, US$280.8m) wellbeing resort in Toronto, Canada, at Ontario Place.
Jorvik's global art project will connect 14 cities
The Jorvik Group has launched a major global art project which will connect 14 cities around the world.
Disney World show goes gender-neutral
The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida has changed some of its messaging as part of a strategy to become more inclusive to all guests.
IAAPA launches 'digital pass' to encourage delegates to take part virtually
IAAPA is offering visitor attractions, museums and theme park industry professionals the opportunity to take part in its annual events – even if they can't make it to the shows in person.
IAAPA joins calls to ease border entry restrictions in the US and to revive tourism sector
IAAPA has joined a range of US travel and tourism trade organisations in calling for the lifting of border entry restrictions and to help revive the visitor flow into the country.
Merlin hits the market with surge of new openings
Merlin Entertainments has been busy with a raft of new openings and future project announcements, as the global visitor attractions industry begins to emerge from COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions.
Saudi Arabia offers US$133m in loans to create 50 new attractions
Saudi Arabia's General Entertainment Authority (GEA) has pledged to provide SAR500m (US$133m, €112m, £96m) worth of loans to companies, in order to create new attractions and entertainment projects in the country.
Hong Kong's Ocean Park opens Water World with 27 new outdoor and indoor attractions
Ocean Park has launched a wide range of new water attractions – including Hong Kong's first ever indoor wave pool.
Kengo Kuma-designed Hans Christian Andersen House opens in city of Odense
The new H.C. Andersen House, designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, has opened its doors to visitors in the Danish city of Odense.
Secret Cinema does Bridgerton tie-up with Netflix
Attractions Management understands that immersive entertainment specialist, Secret Cinema, has partnered with streaming giant Netflix to host a Bridgerton ball at a location later this year.
First full-scale franchised Madame Tussauds to open in Budapest during 2022
Merlin Entertainments has revealed plans to open a new Madame Tussauds in the heart of Hungarian capital city Budapest in early 2022.
Merlin to take Legoland Discovery Centres to Belgium with deal for Brussels site
Merlin Entertainments has revealed plans to open a Legoland Discovery Centre in the Belgian capital city Brussels.
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COMPANY PROFILES
WhiteWater

WhiteWater was born in 1980 to create places where families unite and make joyful lasting memories [more...]
TechnoAlpin

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

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

IAAPA helps move leisure and attractions industry forward with IAAPA Expo Europe
As the leisure and attractions industry continues to recover and look to the future, IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, is moving forward with plans to host IAAPA Expo Europe this September. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide | Atlantis Dubai
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International Wellness Tourism Conference

Carillon Miami Wellness Resort, Miami, United States
01-07 Dec 2022

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tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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