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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
12 People profiles

Ang Lee

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

Alberto Zamperla

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

Diane von Furstenberg

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

Linda Conlon

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

Millennium Innovation

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

Holovis

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

IDEATTACK

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

Pamela Landwirth

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

Simworx

From Derren Brown to Blackstorm Bay: Catch up with the latest news from the UK-based dynamic ride maker
62 Show report SATE 2016

Walking the Tightrope

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

7thSense Design

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

STEM Gems

Exciting science attractions opening soon
78 Analysis

Part 4 - The Attractions Business

Consultant David Camp talks planning in part four of the series
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
90 Promotional feature

Polin Waterparks

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

Best in Class

Looking back at the recent WWA Show & Symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana
96 Attractions-kit.net

IAAPA Attractions Expo

Supplier news and product innovation from the trade show floo
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Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [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
12 People profiles

Ang Lee

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

Alberto Zamperla

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

Diane von Furstenberg

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

Linda Conlon

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

Millennium Innovation

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

Holovis

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

IDEATTACK

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

Pamela Landwirth

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

Simworx

From Derren Brown to Blackstorm Bay: Catch up with the latest news from the UK-based dynamic ride maker
62 Show report SATE 2016

Walking the Tightrope

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

7thSense Design

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

STEM Gems

Exciting science attractions opening soon
78 Analysis

Part 4 - The Attractions Business

Consultant David Camp talks planning in part four of the series
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
90 Promotional feature

Polin Waterparks

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

Best in Class

Looking back at the recent WWA Show & Symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana
96 Attractions-kit.net

IAAPA Attractions Expo

Supplier news and product innovation from the trade show floo
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Australian Museum closes for year-long AUS$57.5m renovation
A major renovation project that will expand touring exhibition halls and create several new facilities at the Australian Museum in Sydney will see the venue closed to the public from 19 August.
Silver Dollar City announces record-breaking waterfall drop ride among US$30m plans
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New York's largest waterpark set for expansion after acquiring state funding
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NBA Experience opens doors at Disney Springs
The NBA Experience, an immersive and interactive new attraction at Disney Springs in Florida, has celebrated its grand opening, with Disney CEO Bob Iger and NBA commissioner Adam Silver unveiling the new venture.
Toyota opens branded experience centre in Texas
Car manufacturer Toyota has opened its first visitor attraction in North America – the 44,000sq ft (13,400sq m) Toyota Experience Center (TEC) at its headquarters in Plano, Texas.
Waterway above Notre Dame among 'People's Design Competition' for new cathedral roof
A competition to find alternative designs to replace the destroyed Notre Dame Cathedral roof has attracted a number of innovative "solutions" – including a rooftop waterway over the medieval cathedral.
Rising curatorial talents win Art Fund financing to build museum collections
The UK's Art Fund has announced the latest winners of its New Collecting Awards, chosen to help rising star curators to build collections for their museums.
Helter-skelter ride installed inside Norwich Cathedral
A 55-ft (16.8m) helter-skelter ride set up in the nave of Norwich Cathedral in England, will give visitors a new perspective on the historic building, say cathedral bosses.
Matthias Li to step down as Ocean Park CEO in 2020
Following 25 years of service, Matthias Li, chief executive of Hong Kong attraction Ocean Park, has announced that he will retire at the start of July 2020, with the operator starting a global search to identify his successor.
New Euromonitor report envisions entertainment venue of the future
Entertainment venues need to undergo technological and design upgrades to prepare them for the experience-seeking consumer of 2040, according to research by Euromonitor International.
Tintagel Castle bridge restores 500-year-old connection as £5m heritage project opens to the public
A £5m (US$6m, €5.4m) programme of improvements by English Heritage at Cornish tourist attraction Tintagel Castle has reached a milestone, with the opening of a footbridge that joins the two halves of the castle for the first time in more than 500 years.
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COMPANY PROFILE
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

EAS rebrands to IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of 2019 show in Paris
The Euro Attractions Show has been rebranded as the IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of this year's event at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2018
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

16-19 Sep 2019

IAAPA Expo Europe 2019

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France
21-24 Sep 2019

ASTC 2019 Annual Conference

Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
+ More diary  
 


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