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Attractions Management 2017 issue 2
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7 Editor’s letter

The Era of Zero risk

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 People profile

Brian Cox

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

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14 People profile

James Cameron

The legendary director on Disney's new Avatar land

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16 People Profile

Caroline Keppel-Palmer

The social entrepreneur Caroline Keppel-Palmer on Museum Freecycle

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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"

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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

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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

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38 Ask an expert

New Ways to Tell Stories

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

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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

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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

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52 Museums

Shining Stars

Inside the Museums + Heritage Awards

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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

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60 Heritage

Long Live Lascaux

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

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64 Promotional feature

Polin

What’s happening in Waterparks in Asia?

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66 Waterparks

The Next Big Splash

Waterpark designers and suppliers predict the trends and ideas coming down the track

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74 Themed design

Onwards and Upwards

Meet Forrec’s Gordon Dorrett and Cale Heit

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78 Theme parks

Speed Demons

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

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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

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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

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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

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94 Analysis

Part 6 - Controlling costs

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

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98 Technology

Wheels in Motion

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

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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

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102 Show preview

Asia Attractions Expo

Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to IAAPA’s Asia Expo in Singapore

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106 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches

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COMPANY PROFILES
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
WhiteWater

WhiteWater was born in 1980 to create places where families unite and make joyful lasting memories [more...]
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
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IAAPA helps move leisure and attractions industry forward with IAAPA Expo Europe
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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2017 issue 2
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

The Era of Zero risk

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profile

Brian Cox

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

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profile

James Cameron

The legendary director on Disney's new Avatar land

View in digital edition
View online
16 People Profile

Caroline Keppel-Palmer

The social entrepreneur Caroline Keppel-Palmer on Museum Freecycle

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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"

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition
View online
38 Ask an expert

New Ways to Tell Stories

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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
52 Museums

Shining Stars

Inside the Museums + Heritage Awards

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
60 Heritage

Long Live Lascaux

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

View in digital edition
View online
64 Promotional feature

Polin

What’s happening in Waterparks in Asia?

View in digital edition
View online
66 Waterparks

The Next Big Splash

Waterpark designers and suppliers predict the trends and ideas coming down the track

View in digital edition
View online
74 Themed design

Onwards and Upwards

Meet Forrec’s Gordon Dorrett and Cale Heit

View in digital edition
View online
78 Theme parks

Speed Demons

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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
94 Analysis

Part 6 - Controlling costs

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

View in digital edition
View online
98 Technology

Wheels in Motion

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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
102 Show preview

Asia Attractions Expo

Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to IAAPA’s Asia Expo in Singapore

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

Product Innovation

Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
Therme Group to expand global footprint with waterfront wellbeing resort in Toronto
Global wellbeing organisation, Therme Group, has today announced plans for a CAN$350m (€236.3m, £201.8m, US$280.8m) wellbeing resort in Toronto, Canada, at Ontario Place.
Jorvik's global art project will connect 14 cities
The Jorvik Group has launched a major global art project which will connect 14 cities around the world.
Disney World show goes gender-neutral
The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida has changed some of its messaging as part of a strategy to become more inclusive to all guests.
IAAPA launches 'digital pass' to encourage delegates to take part virtually
IAAPA is offering visitor attractions, museums and theme park industry professionals the opportunity to take part in its annual events – even if they can't make it to the shows in person.
IAAPA joins calls to ease border entry restrictions in the US and to revive tourism sector
IAAPA has joined a range of US travel and tourism trade organisations in calling for the lifting of border entry restrictions and to help revive the visitor flow into the country.
Merlin hits the market with surge of new openings
Merlin Entertainments has been busy with a raft of new openings and future project announcements, as the global visitor attractions industry begins to emerge from COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions.
Saudi Arabia offers US$133m in loans to create 50 new attractions
Saudi Arabia's General Entertainment Authority (GEA) has pledged to provide SAR500m (US$133m, €112m, £96m) worth of loans to companies, in order to create new attractions and entertainment projects in the country.
Hong Kong's Ocean Park opens Water World with 27 new outdoor and indoor attractions
Ocean Park has launched a wide range of new water attractions – including Hong Kong's first ever indoor wave pool.
Kengo Kuma-designed Hans Christian Andersen House opens in city of Odense
The new H.C. Andersen House, designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, has opened its doors to visitors in the Danish city of Odense.
Secret Cinema does Bridgerton tie-up with Netflix
Attractions Management understands that immersive entertainment specialist, Secret Cinema, has partnered with streaming giant Netflix to host a Bridgerton ball at a location later this year.
First full-scale franchised Madame Tussauds to open in Budapest during 2022
Merlin Entertainments has revealed plans to open a new Madame Tussauds in the heart of Hungarian capital city Budapest in early 2022.
Merlin to take Legoland Discovery Centres to Belgium with deal for Brussels site
Merlin Entertainments has revealed plans to open a Legoland Discovery Centre in the Belgian capital city Brussels.
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COMPANY PROFILES
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
WhiteWater

WhiteWater was born in 1980 to create places where families unite and make joyful lasting memories [more...]
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

IAAPA helps move leisure and attractions industry forward with IAAPA Expo Europe
As the leisure and attractions industry continues to recover and look to the future, IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, is moving forward with plans to host IAAPA Expo Europe this September. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide | Atlantis Dubai
More videos:
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DIRECTORY
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DIARY

 

28-30 Sep 2021

International Wellness Tourism Conference

Carillon Miami Wellness Resort, Miami, United States
01-07 Dec 2022

World Leisure Congress 2022

tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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