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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
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
Painting With Light

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

Triotech and Benoit Cornet’s Bold Move to collaborate on breakthrough innovative media-based attractions
Triotech has announced a breakthrough alliance with Benoit Cornet and Bold Move to bring a new collaborative approach to the design of media-based attractions – with an emphasis on adding value for operators. [more...]
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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 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
LATEST NEWS
Disney to open Avengers Campus at Disneyland California on 4 June
Disney has confirmed that it will open its long-awaited Avengers Campus at the Disneyland California resort in Anaheim on 4 June 2021.
World's top 100 museums and galleries suffer 77 per cent fall in visits during pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in visits to the world's top 100 museums and galleries falling by three quarters.
Chinese attractions industry entering 'growth phase'
The Chinese visitor attractions market is set to bounce back from the pandemic with significant growth over the coming years.
BRC founder Bob Rogers: '2021 will see a surge in our industry'
Bob Rogers, the founder of BRC Imagination Arts, has predicted that the visitor attraction industry will see a "surge in interest" during 2021, as the global tourism industry begins its slow journey to recovery.
REVEALED: IMG to operate 'glass elevator' chimney lift experience at Battersea in 2022
Global entertainments and events firm IMG has signed a contract to operate the Chimney Lift Experience at the Battersea Power Station.
Visits to leading UK attractions fell by 70 per cent in 2020
The UK's major visitor attractions recorded just 45.4 million visits during 2020 – a 70 per cent fall from the 151.3 million visits they received in 2019.
Warner Bros will tap into Japan's 'intense fandom' when Harry Potter tour opens in 2023
In August 2020, Warner Bros announced plans to open a Harry Potter Studio Tour in Japan – the second such attraction following the hugely popular studio experience in London, UK.
Christian Lachel appointed chief creative officer at BRC Imagination Arts
Global design and production agency BRC Imagination Arts has appointed Christian Lachel as chief creative officer, taking over the role from BRC founder Bob Rogers.
Work completed on iconic M+ museum designed by Herzog & de Meuron’s in Hong Kong
Construction work has been completed on the M+ museum building in Hong Kong, ahead of its grand opening later this year.
First images revealed of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny ride at Alton Towers
Merlin Entertainments has revealed images of the new Gangsta Granny: The Ride at its Alton Towers theme park in Staffordshire, UK.
International design challenge offers US$20k prize
A new international design challenge has been launched this month, inviting freelance designers in the themed entertainment to pitch their concepts for the next immersive, story-based experience.
'Oscars Museum' to host programme of virtual events ahead of September 2021 opening
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles has announced a busy programme of virtual events ahead of its grand opening later this year.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
Painting With Light

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

Triotech and Benoit Cornet’s Bold Move to collaborate on breakthrough innovative media-based attractions
Triotech has announced a breakthrough alliance with Benoit Cornet and Bold Move to bring a new collaborative approach to the design of media-based attractions – with an emphasis on adding value for operators. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Animalive - Introducing AnimaChat!
Introducing AnimaChat, one operator can live-stream into multiple venues. Find out more...
More videos:
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

05-07 May 2021

TEA SATE Europe 2020

PortAventura World, Tarragona, Spain
09 Jun 2021

IAAPA Expo Asia 2021

The Venetian Macao, Macao, China
+ More diary  
 


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