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Attractions Management 2017 issue 1
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5 Editor’s letter

Dreaming of Inclusivity

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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10 People profile

Nolan Bushnell

Nolan Bushnell, father of the video game industry, on his new VR business and the future of technology

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12 People profile

Ron Magill

Zoo Miami’s Ron Magill gives the lowdown on the attraction’s new Florida: Mission Everglades zone

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16 People profile

Kim Gladstone Herlev

Denmark’s Experimentarium has reopened after a major renovation. CEO Kim Gladstone Herlev shares his vision for the future

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18 People profile

Jimmy Fallon

Hold on tight! US TV star Jimmy Fallon is the subject of a brand new ride at Universal Orlando

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20 Science Centres news

Science hub under way at Olympic Village

Dutch design agency NorthernLight is working on the redevelopment of Sochi’s Olympic Village, which is turning its former media centre from the 2014 Winter Olympics into a science and art park

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21 Visitor Attractions news

Doug Stagner named new IAAPA COO and EVP

IAAPA has named attractions veteran Doug Stagner as its new COO and executive vice President

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22 Waterparks news

CA$65m waterpark opens in Quebec

The Aquatic Development Group (ADG) is behind designs for a new waterpark in Quebec, Canada, which recently opened its doors

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24 Theme Parks news

Japan drives revenue as Universal figures soar

Comcast’s acquisition of Universal Studios Japan has paid dividends, as the company confirmed a 48 per cent rise in revenue

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26 Museums & Galleries news

State takes over Poland’s new WWII museum

The Museum of the Second World War in Poland faces an uncertain future after the country’s Supreme Administrative Court gave permission for the ruling nationalist Law and Justice Party (LJP) to take control of the independent museum

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28 Heritage news

Outrage as Stonehenge tunnel plans finalized

Controversial plans for a road tunnel near Stonehenge have been finalised, with campaigners opposing the development claiming it would cause “irreparable damage” to the surrounding landscape

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30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Vancouver Aquarium to end beluga captivity

Vancouver Aquarium has outlined ambitious expansion plans for the next 12 years, which includes the eventual phase out of its captive beluga programme

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32 Technology news

Hugo Barra joins Facebook to lead VR charge

Facebook has named Hugo Barra its vice president of virtual reality, with the Brazilian tech wizard and entrepreneur to head up the company’s Oculus programme

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34 Interview

Matthias Li

Matthias Li, chief executive at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park, on his response to a changing visitor profile and rising competition

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On the cover: Atari founder breaks into VR
42 Pipeline

Opening Doors

There’s an array of attractions set to launch. We anticipate the hot debuts of the year

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52 Tourism

A Plan for Oman

The Ministry of Tourism’s Maitha Al Mahrouqi on Oman’s status as a budding destination

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56 Waterparks

Volcanic Activity

Universal Creative’s Dale Mason on the inspiration behind Volcano Bay

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60 Museums

A New Home

London’s Design Museum has moved. We found out about this unusual project

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66 Museums

Fashionably Lates

New kinds of programming are engaging younger audiences. Museums Sheffield’s Rosie Eagleton shares her research

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72 Analysis

Part 5 - Driving Revenues

Consultant David Camp asks the all-important question: how do attractions make money?

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76 Visitor Attractions

Flock to it

Norwegian operator Lund Group on how Aardman’s Shaun the Sheep helped reinvigorate the troubled Skånes Djurpark

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82 Profile

Greg Hale

We sat down with IAAPA’s new chairman

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86 Technology

Virtual Ventures

Multi-player VR start-ups like The Void and Zero Latency are set to explode

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90 Themed design

Keeping it Real

Analysis: authenticity in themed design

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96 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers unveil new product launches

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COMPANY PROFILES
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

We are pleased to announce that Euro Attractions Show is now IAAPA Expo Europe. [more...]
Sally Corporation

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

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [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...]
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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2017 issue 1
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor’s letter

Dreaming of Inclusivity

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View on turning pages
View online
10 People profile

Nolan Bushnell

Nolan Bushnell, father of the video game industry, on his new VR business and the future of technology

View on turning pages
View online
12 People profile

Ron Magill

Zoo Miami’s Ron Magill gives the lowdown on the attraction’s new Florida: Mission Everglades zone

View on turning pages
View online
16 People profile

Kim Gladstone Herlev

Denmark’s Experimentarium has reopened after a major renovation. CEO Kim Gladstone Herlev shares his vision for the future

View on turning pages
View online
18 People profile

Jimmy Fallon

Hold on tight! US TV star Jimmy Fallon is the subject of a brand new ride at Universal Orlando

View on turning pages
View online
20 Science Centres news

Science hub under way at Olympic Village

Dutch design agency NorthernLight is working on the redevelopment of Sochi’s Olympic Village, which is turning its former media centre from the 2014 Winter Olympics into a science and art park

View on turning pages

21 Visitor Attractions news

Doug Stagner named new IAAPA COO and EVP

IAAPA has named attractions veteran Doug Stagner as its new COO and executive vice President

View on turning pages

22 Waterparks news

CA$65m waterpark opens in Quebec

The Aquatic Development Group (ADG) is behind designs for a new waterpark in Quebec, Canada, which recently opened its doors

View on turning pages

24 Theme Parks news

Japan drives revenue as Universal figures soar

Comcast’s acquisition of Universal Studios Japan has paid dividends, as the company confirmed a 48 per cent rise in revenue

View on turning pages

26 Museums & Galleries news

State takes over Poland’s new WWII museum

The Museum of the Second World War in Poland faces an uncertain future after the country’s Supreme Administrative Court gave permission for the ruling nationalist Law and Justice Party (LJP) to take control of the independent museum

View on turning pages

28 Heritage news

Outrage as Stonehenge tunnel plans finalized

Controversial plans for a road tunnel near Stonehenge have been finalised, with campaigners opposing the development claiming it would cause “irreparable damage” to the surrounding landscape

View on turning pages

30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Vancouver Aquarium to end beluga captivity

Vancouver Aquarium has outlined ambitious expansion plans for the next 12 years, which includes the eventual phase out of its captive beluga programme

View on turning pages

32 Technology news

Hugo Barra joins Facebook to lead VR charge

Facebook has named Hugo Barra its vice president of virtual reality, with the Brazilian tech wizard and entrepreneur to head up the company’s Oculus programme

View on turning pages

34 Interview

Matthias Li

Matthias Li, chief executive at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park, on his response to a changing visitor profile and rising competition

View on turning pages
View online
On the cover: Atari founder breaks into VR
42 Pipeline

Opening Doors

There’s an array of attractions set to launch. We anticipate the hot debuts of the year

View on turning pages
View online
52 Tourism

A Plan for Oman

The Ministry of Tourism’s Maitha Al Mahrouqi on Oman’s status as a budding destination

View on turning pages
View online
56 Waterparks

Volcanic Activity

Universal Creative’s Dale Mason on the inspiration behind Volcano Bay

View on turning pages
View online
60 Museums

A New Home

London’s Design Museum has moved. We found out about this unusual project

View on turning pages
View online
66 Museums

Fashionably Lates

New kinds of programming are engaging younger audiences. Museums Sheffield’s Rosie Eagleton shares her research

View on turning pages
View online
72 Analysis

Part 5 - Driving Revenues

Consultant David Camp asks the all-important question: how do attractions make money?

View on turning pages
View online
76 Visitor Attractions

Flock to it

Norwegian operator Lund Group on how Aardman’s Shaun the Sheep helped reinvigorate the troubled Skånes Djurpark

View on turning pages
View online
82 Profile

Greg Hale

We sat down with IAAPA’s new chairman

View on turning pages
View online
86 Technology

Virtual Ventures

Multi-player VR start-ups like The Void and Zero Latency are set to explode

View on turning pages
View online
90 Themed design

Keeping it Real

Analysis: authenticity in themed design

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

Product Innovation

Suppliers unveil new product launches

View on turning pages
View online
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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
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

We are pleased to announce that Euro Attractions Show is now IAAPA Expo Europe. [more...]
Sally Corporation

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

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

instantprint - Online Print Made Easy!
We're the only online printing company who really gets your business. Find out more...
More videos:
Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
Experience the experience – Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
+ 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

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Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2019

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