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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
FORREC Ltd

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

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
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VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World
Last July 7th, Red Raion took part in the opening event of FICO Eataly World, the Italian theme park dedicated to food - the only one worldwide! Find out more...
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Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
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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
Liseberg's Grand Curiosa Hotel to open in 2023
Liseberg theme park in Sweden has confirmed the opening date for its new Grand Curiosa hotel.
London's Harry Potter studio tour to open Professor Sprout’s Greenhouse
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London will launch a new area on 1 July, further expanding the popular Harry Potter-themed visitor attraction in Leavesden.
Juneteenth Museum by Bjarke Ingels Group has been designed to inspire spiritual uplift
Detailed plans have been revealed for the National Juneteenth Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, US.
Jorvik's digital strategy described as 'leading light' after gaining international audience
The Jorvik Group has been named a ‘leading light’ for its digital strategy, which helped it gain an international audience of more than 3 million people during the pandemic.
Chester Zoo and Nothe Fort among Visit England Awards winners
Chester Zoo, Nothe Fort and Black Country Living Museum are among the 19 winners of this year's Visit England Awards for Excellence.
ALVA's Bernard Donoghue awarded OBE for his extraordinary work supporting the attractions sector
Bernard Donoghue, director of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Countdown begins on Museum of London's epic move to Smithfield Market
Museum of London in the UK will move to its new home in Smithfield in the heart of the capital at the beginning of 2023.
Industrial Light & Magic creates groundbreaking virtual ABBA concert
ABBA, the 70s icons behind hits such as Dancing Queen and Mamma Mia, has returned to live concerts after a 40-year break – in digital form.
Science Museum's major exhibition on cancer opens to the public
A major free exhibition on the treatment and understanding of cancer has opened at the Science Museum in London, UK.
Scruffy Dog and Simtec launch Fisher-Price themed trackless ride
Scruffy Dog Creative Group and Simtec Systems have partnered to launch a new immersive trackless dark ride featuring the popular Mattel IP, Fisher-Price.
Dohmen and Bertens join forces to launch Tourist Development and Attraction Consultants
Former Efteling COO, Coen Bertens, and former BRC Imagination Arts exec, Bart Dohmen, have partnered to set up a consultancy for the tourism and visitor attraction sectors.
Puy du Fou to create first US attraction
Puy du Fou is set to enter the US attractions market with its iconic, immersive themed visitor experience, after securing a partnership with the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indian (ECBI).
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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...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World
Last July 7th, Red Raion took part in the opening event of FICO Eataly World, the Italian theme park dedicated to food - the only one worldwide! Find out more...
More videos:
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

03-04 Sep 2022

HEALING SUMMIT 2022 - The Healing of Everything

Pine Cliff Resort, Portugal
27-29 Sep 2022

International Congress on Thermal Tourism

Ourense, Ourense, Spain
+ More diary  
 


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