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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
Polin Waterparks

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

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [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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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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition
View online
56 Waterparks

Volcanic Activity

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

View in digital edition
View online
60 Museums

A New Home

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

View in digital edition
View online
66 Museums

Fashionably Lates

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

View in digital edition
View online
72 Analysis

Part 5 - Driving Revenues

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

View in digital edition
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 in digital edition
View online
82 Profile

Greg Hale

We sat down with IAAPA’s new chairman

View in digital edition
View online
86 Technology

Virtual Ventures

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

View in digital edition
View online
90 Themed design

Keeping it Real

Analysis: authenticity in themed design

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

Product Innovation

Suppliers unveil new product launches

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...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [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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