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7 Editor’s letter

The Era of Zero risk

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12 People profile

Brian Cox

The famous physicist and the BBC's Tomorrow's World science engagement campaign
14 People profile

James Cameron

The legendary director on Disney's new Avatar land
16 People Profile

Caroline Keppel-Palmer

The social entrepreneur Caroline Keppel-Palmer on Museum Freecycle
18 Science Centres news

Frost Museum finally opens in Miami

The museum which sits in a prominent location on Miami’s waterfront in the city’s Museum Park has navigated through difficult circumstances to reach this point
19 Visitor Attractions news

HollandWorld finds developer, expands scope

The Delta Development Group has signed an initial agreement to drive forward plans for a Dutchinspired theme park and leisure destination near Amsterdam in the Netherlands
20 Waterparks news

Six Flags reacquires Waterworld California

Six Flags has acquired its 20th property, entering an agreement with Waterworld California owner EPR properties to operate the attraction in Concord
22 Theme Parks news

Universal theme parks continue to impress

Universal’s theme parks continue to act as a growth driver for parent company Comcast, after the company recorded revenue increases of 9 per cent to $1.1bn (€1bn, £853m) in the first quarter of 2017
24 Museums & Galleries news

Obama presidential library unveiled

Former US president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have unveiled the design of the planned Obama Presidential Center on Chicago’s South Side
26 Heritage news

UN law makes heritage destruction a war crime

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously passed a resolution designed to deter wilful destruction and looting of cultural heritage sites – potentially making such activities punishable as war crimes
28 Zoos & Aquariums news

Toxin blamed for Vancouver beluga deaths

A five-month investigation into the deaths of two beluga whales at Vancouver Aquarium last year has determined that the cetaceans were killed thanks to an unknown toxin introduced "by food, water, or through human interference"
30 Technology news

Toronto Zoo develops autism-friendly guide

Toronto Zoo in Toronto, Canada, has launched a special support guide designed to assist those with cognitive special needs, including autism, in managing and mastering a visit to the zoo
32 Interview

Doug Cress

Doug Cress has taken charge at the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, and he’s ready to champion their role
38 Ask an expert

New Ways to Tell Stories

Is technology reinventing the narrative journey in attractions? We ask the experts
42 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is working on a magical destination resort in Hunan Province, China. Founders Natasha Varnica and Dan Thomas walk us through the fairytale experience
44 Science centres

Sparks Fly

The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation (MOXI) is a brand new science centre in Santa Barbara, with a refreshing approach. CEO Steve Hinkley tells all
52 Museums

Shining Stars

Inside the Museums + Heritage Awards
On the cover: Star physicist teams up with BBC and science museums to engage public
58 Promotional feature

3M

3M Touch Systems is introducing interactive multi-touch displays to the museums sector, helping them create engaging visitor experiences that won’t be forgotten
60 Heritage

Long Live Lascaux

France’s prehistoric cave art reproduced for the public, with a new visitor centre to boot
64 Promotional feature

Polin

What’s happening in Waterparks in Asia?
66 Waterparks

The Next Big Splash

Waterpark designers and suppliers predict the trends and ideas coming down the track
74 Themed design

Onwards and Upwards

Meet Forrec’s Gordon Dorrett and Cale Heit
78 Theme parks

Speed Demons

PortAventura’s COO Mark Robinson on the company’s latest investment – Ferrari Land
84 Promotional feature

Simworx

UK-based attractions manufacturer Simworx is building on its global portfolio with a range of new projects in Dubai, China and Spain
86 Attractions

That’s the Spirit

Jameson’s visitor experience centre has been revamped by BRC Imagination Arts. Tom Anstey went to Dublin and talked to the team about the project
92 Promotional feature

FORREC

FORREC has worked with some of the world’s most recognisable characters and IPs. Here Steven Rhys shares some tips on bringing those cherished worlds to life
94 Analysis

Part 6 - Controlling costs

In part six of our eightpart series, consultant David Camp looks at keeping costs under control
98 Technology

Wheels in Motion

Orlando is to become a proving ground for self-driving cars. We look at the plans
100 Promotional feature

EAS

The 2017 edition of the Euro Attractions Show is coming to Berlin, and it’s set to be bigger and better than ever
102 Show preview

Asia Attractions Expo

Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to IAAPA’s Asia Expo in Singapore
106 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches
COMPANY PROFILES
FORREC Ltd

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

GANTNER Ticketing was established in 1990. [more...]
Sally Corporation

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

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
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Rebranded EAG International Expo set to become leading trade show for the international entertainment and attractions industry
The newly rebranded Entertainment, Attractions and Gaming International Expo (EAG) is set to become the entertainment industry’s leading and most comprehensive trade event. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2018
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
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Attractions Management 2017 issue 2
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

The Era of Zero risk

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12 People profile

Brian Cox

The famous physicist and the BBC's Tomorrow's World science engagement campaign
14 People profile

James Cameron

The legendary director on Disney's new Avatar land
16 People Profile

Caroline Keppel-Palmer

The social entrepreneur Caroline Keppel-Palmer on Museum Freecycle
18 Science Centres news

Frost Museum finally opens in Miami

The museum which sits in a prominent location on Miami’s waterfront in the city’s Museum Park has navigated through difficult circumstances to reach this point
19 Visitor Attractions news

HollandWorld finds developer, expands scope

The Delta Development Group has signed an initial agreement to drive forward plans for a Dutchinspired theme park and leisure destination near Amsterdam in the Netherlands
20 Waterparks news

Six Flags reacquires Waterworld California

Six Flags has acquired its 20th property, entering an agreement with Waterworld California owner EPR properties to operate the attraction in Concord
22 Theme Parks news

Universal theme parks continue to impress

Universal’s theme parks continue to act as a growth driver for parent company Comcast, after the company recorded revenue increases of 9 per cent to $1.1bn (€1bn, £853m) in the first quarter of 2017
24 Museums & Galleries news

Obama presidential library unveiled

Former US president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have unveiled the design of the planned Obama Presidential Center on Chicago’s South Side
26 Heritage news

UN law makes heritage destruction a war crime

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously passed a resolution designed to deter wilful destruction and looting of cultural heritage sites – potentially making such activities punishable as war crimes
28 Zoos & Aquariums news

Toxin blamed for Vancouver beluga deaths

A five-month investigation into the deaths of two beluga whales at Vancouver Aquarium last year has determined that the cetaceans were killed thanks to an unknown toxin introduced "by food, water, or through human interference"
30 Technology news

Toronto Zoo develops autism-friendly guide

Toronto Zoo in Toronto, Canada, has launched a special support guide designed to assist those with cognitive special needs, including autism, in managing and mastering a visit to the zoo
32 Interview

Doug Cress

Doug Cress has taken charge at the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, and he’s ready to champion their role
38 Ask an expert

New Ways to Tell Stories

Is technology reinventing the narrative journey in attractions? We ask the experts
42 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is working on a magical destination resort in Hunan Province, China. Founders Natasha Varnica and Dan Thomas walk us through the fairytale experience
44 Science centres

Sparks Fly

The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation (MOXI) is a brand new science centre in Santa Barbara, with a refreshing approach. CEO Steve Hinkley tells all
52 Museums

Shining Stars

Inside the Museums + Heritage Awards
On the cover: Star physicist teams up with BBC and science museums to engage public
58 Promotional feature

3M

3M Touch Systems is introducing interactive multi-touch displays to the museums sector, helping them create engaging visitor experiences that won’t be forgotten
60 Heritage

Long Live Lascaux

France’s prehistoric cave art reproduced for the public, with a new visitor centre to boot
64 Promotional feature

Polin

What’s happening in Waterparks in Asia?
66 Waterparks

The Next Big Splash

Waterpark designers and suppliers predict the trends and ideas coming down the track
74 Themed design

Onwards and Upwards

Meet Forrec’s Gordon Dorrett and Cale Heit
78 Theme parks

Speed Demons

PortAventura’s COO Mark Robinson on the company’s latest investment – Ferrari Land
84 Promotional feature

Simworx

UK-based attractions manufacturer Simworx is building on its global portfolio with a range of new projects in Dubai, China and Spain
86 Attractions

That’s the Spirit

Jameson’s visitor experience centre has been revamped by BRC Imagination Arts. Tom Anstey went to Dublin and talked to the team about the project
92 Promotional feature

FORREC

FORREC has worked with some of the world’s most recognisable characters and IPs. Here Steven Rhys shares some tips on bringing those cherished worlds to life
94 Analysis

Part 6 - Controlling costs

In part six of our eightpart series, consultant David Camp looks at keeping costs under control
98 Technology

Wheels in Motion

Orlando is to become a proving ground for self-driving cars. We look at the plans
100 Promotional feature

EAS

The 2017 edition of the Euro Attractions Show is coming to Berlin, and it’s set to be bigger and better than ever
102 Show preview

Asia Attractions Expo

Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to IAAPA’s Asia Expo in Singapore
106 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches
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Scott Carver Architects to renovate oldest theatre in New South Wales, Australia
The Victoria Theatre, the oldest in the Australian state of New South Wales, is to undergo a renovation led by Scott Carver Architects aimed at conserving its heritage features and reviving it as a venue for live performances.
State-of-the-art aquarium to open in Vietnam in early 2020
A new high-tech aquarium that developers claim will be a model for future aquarium projects is to open on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam, in early 2020.
Universal reveals new details for Beijing resort, announces seven themed lands
Universal Studios' under-construction Beijing theme park and resort will feature seven immersive, themed lands, it has announced.
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry has long-term future secured after US$125m donation
Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth C. Griffin is to have the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago named after him, following a donation of US$125m (€113.5m, £98.9m) from his charitable fund.
MoMA's $450m Diller Scofidio + Renfro renovation is unveiled
After a five-year, $450m (€409m, £356m) renovation project split over two phases, New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) reopens next week with 102,000sq ft (9,500sq m) of new gallery and public space.
Oregon Coast Aquarium to build marine rehabilitation centre in $18m renovation
The Oregon Coast Aquarium is raising a targeted $18.2m (€16.5m, £14.4m) to remodel its facilities, improve its learning experience and build a marine rehabilitation centre.
Swiss National Museum debuts exhibition in renovated west wing
An overview of Swiss craftsmanship dating back a thousand years of history has gone on display at the Swiss National Museum in Zurich, with the opening of a new exhibition in the building's newly renovated west wing.
David Adjaye's Ruby City art gallery has opened in Texas
The Ruby City contemporary art centre, designed by British architect Sir David Adjaye, has opened in San Antonio, Texas.
Sculptural shipwreck tower with observation deck planned for Prague
Sculptor David Černý and architect Tomáš Císař from the studio Black n' Arch have designed a 135m ( 450ft)-tall tower for Prague that is shaped like an upended shipwreck and has an observation deck at the top.
Silverstone Experience to open later this month following construction delays
The Silverstone Experience, a National Lottery Heritage Fund-backed project that will put the archive of the British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) on display to the public, will open in Northamptonshire, UK, on 25 October.
PortAventura announces plans to build Europe's largest solar park
PortAventura, the theme park and resort near Barcelona, Spain, is planning to install what will be the largest self-consumption solar plant in a European resort, enabling it to derive a third of its energy needs from the sun.
Brooks + Scarpa and KMF Architects design revealed for Mennello Museum expansion
Newly unveiled designs Brooks + Scarpa and KMF Architects for a $20m (€18m, £16m), 40,000sq ft (3,700sq m) expansion of Florida's Mennello Museum of American Art show a mixture and merging of indoor and outdoor spaces.
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COMPANY PROFILES
FORREC Ltd

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

GANTNER Ticketing was established in 1990. [more...]
Sally Corporation

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

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Rebranded EAG International Expo set to become leading trade show for the international entertainment and attractions industry
The newly rebranded Entertainment, Attractions and Gaming International Expo (EAG) is set to become the entertainment industry’s leading and most comprehensive trade event. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2018
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Simworx - The power to move you… – Simworx
Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer – Red Raion
Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

29-31 Oct 2019

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H)

Hilton Athens, Athens, Greece
18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2019

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