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Attractions Management 2017 issue 3
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7 Editor’s letter

100 per cent accessible

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 People profile

Angelo Seminara

An award-winning hair stylist and master wigmaker creates unique ‘hair installations’ for exhibitions

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16 People profile

Yayoi Kusama

Avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama is opening her eponymous gallery in Tokyo

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18 People profile

Herbert Münder

Ecsite’s new president on the role of science centres in the modern public realm

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22 Science Centres news

Design complete for Sochi Science Park

Dutch design agency NorthernLight has completed the design phase for the redevelopment of the Sochi Olympic Village in Sochi, Russia

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23 Visitor Attractions news

Eden Project planning new projects globally

Cornwall’s iconic Eden Project is set to be replicated in China, Australia and New Zealand, with further developments being planned in the Middle East, North America and the UK

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25 Theme Parks news

Paramount leaves £3.2bn UK project

London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH) – the developer behind the Paramount theme park in Kent – has split from the film studio, which was to act as the attraction’s masthead

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26 Waterparks news

Six Flags eyeing waterpark acquisitions

Six Flags is continuing with its waterpark acquisition strategy after success with parks in Mexico and California

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29 Museums & Galleries news

AMNH interns create

unique visitor tours New York’s American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is hosting 30 students for a summer of training, with the interns acting as tour guides for the 500 camp groups that visit throughout the summer

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31 Heritage news

Hadrian’s Wall visitor centre opens

The long-awaited Landscape Discovery Centre at Hadrian’s Wall – known as The Sill – has opened after more than three years of development for the British heritage attraction

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32 Zoos & Aquariums news

Chester Zoo details £100m redevelopment

Chester Zoo will redevelop 100 acres (405,000sqm) of its existing site into grassland and forest areas as part of a new £100m ($130m, €113m) development masterplan

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34 Technology news

VR startup bringing Norse mythology to life

Plans are underway in Denmark to develop a travelling VR fantasy exhibition based on Norse mythology, which – if successful – will eventually be turned into a fullyfledged theme park unique to Scandinavia

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35 Promotional feature

Simworx

France’s Parc Spirou to feature three key rides from Simworx

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36 Interview

Wolfgang Kiessling

We talked to Wolfgang Kiessling, who set up a small parrot park on Tenerife in the 1970s. Today, Loro Parque and Siam Park are some of Europe’s top attractions

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42 Obituary

The Man Who Walked With Walt

We look back at the life of Disney Legend and well-loved Imagineer, Marty Sklar

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44 Theme parks

Living, Breathing, Being Star Wars

Could the Star Wars hotel and themed zone be Disney’s ‘most experiential concept ever’? Plus, news from the D23 fan expo

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48 Mystery shopper

Blue Planet

We went undercover at Disney’s newly launched $500m World of Avatar attraction

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54 Analysis

Be Our Guest

Dive into the 2016 TEA/AECOM Theme Index

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58 Analysis

TEA/AECOM Theme Index 2016

Effective marketing campaigns, smart reinvestment and facility upgrades drive growth in Asia-Pacific, but it’s not all plain sailing

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On the Cover: Japanese artist builds her own Museum
60 Technology

Russian Evolution

Meet the tech startup bringing free-roam, multiplayer VR to Moscow’s millennials

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64 Museums

Bunkering Down

How a WWII shelter became a museum

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68 Touring exhibitions

Downton to Business

Downton Abbey has gone from the small screen to the global exhibition stage. Take a look behind the scenes

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72 Touring exhibitions

What Goes on Tour

Ten of the best exhibitions inspired by film and TV, plus GES’s Eddie Newquist on the growing sector

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74 Touring Exhibitions

Eddie Newquist

Eddie Newquist, executive vice president of exhibitions and events creator GES, talks about the growing sector

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76 Top team

Water Wonderland

Morgan’s Inspiration Island founder Gordon Hartman on his journey to open an “ultra accessible” waterpark

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82 Promotional feature

EAS 2017

Preparations for the European attractions event of the year are well under way – so what can attendees expect?

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84 Zoos & aquariums

Sea Change

World aquariums join with the European Commission in the fight against marine litter

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86 Analysis

Part 7 - Is it worth it?

In part of seven of this eightpart series, consultant David Camp has some tips on assessing whether a venture will make any money

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90 Show report

Rising Tide

A look at the inaugural TIDE conference, which promotes the role of AV in the delivery of a compelling story

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92 Show report

Facts of Life

We filed this report from the Ecsite Annual Conference in Porto

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96 Promotional feature

Sysco Productions

Sysco Productions is a world-class experience delivery company, working for global clients in the museum and heritage, exhibition, and sports and leisure industries

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98 Show preview

Euro Attractions Expo

Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to EAS in Berlin

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104 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches

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107 Promotional feature

Simworx

Simworx partners with Frontgrid to bring new ‘world-first’ attraction to market

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COMPANY PROFILES
Sally Corporation

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

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

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [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 3
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

100 per cent accessible

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profile

Angelo Seminara

An award-winning hair stylist and master wigmaker creates unique ‘hair installations’ for exhibitions

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Yayoi Kusama

Avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama is opening her eponymous gallery in Tokyo

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profile

Herbert Münder

Ecsite’s new president on the role of science centres in the modern public realm

View in digital edition
View online
22 Science Centres news

Design complete for Sochi Science Park

Dutch design agency NorthernLight has completed the design phase for the redevelopment of the Sochi Olympic Village in Sochi, Russia

View in digital edition

23 Visitor Attractions news

Eden Project planning new projects globally

Cornwall’s iconic Eden Project is set to be replicated in China, Australia and New Zealand, with further developments being planned in the Middle East, North America and the UK

View in digital edition

25 Theme Parks news

Paramount leaves £3.2bn UK project

London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH) – the developer behind the Paramount theme park in Kent – has split from the film studio, which was to act as the attraction’s masthead

View in digital edition

26 Waterparks news

Six Flags eyeing waterpark acquisitions

Six Flags is continuing with its waterpark acquisition strategy after success with parks in Mexico and California

View in digital edition

29 Museums & Galleries news

AMNH interns create

unique visitor tours New York’s American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is hosting 30 students for a summer of training, with the interns acting as tour guides for the 500 camp groups that visit throughout the summer

View in digital edition

31 Heritage news

Hadrian’s Wall visitor centre opens

The long-awaited Landscape Discovery Centre at Hadrian’s Wall – known as The Sill – has opened after more than three years of development for the British heritage attraction

View in digital edition

32 Zoos & Aquariums news

Chester Zoo details £100m redevelopment

Chester Zoo will redevelop 100 acres (405,000sqm) of its existing site into grassland and forest areas as part of a new £100m ($130m, €113m) development masterplan

View in digital edition

34 Technology news

VR startup bringing Norse mythology to life

Plans are underway in Denmark to develop a travelling VR fantasy exhibition based on Norse mythology, which – if successful – will eventually be turned into a fullyfledged theme park unique to Scandinavia

View in digital edition

35 Promotional feature

Simworx

France’s Parc Spirou to feature three key rides from Simworx

View in digital edition
View online
36 Interview

Wolfgang Kiessling

We talked to Wolfgang Kiessling, who set up a small parrot park on Tenerife in the 1970s. Today, Loro Parque and Siam Park are some of Europe’s top attractions

View in digital edition
View online
42 Obituary

The Man Who Walked With Walt

We look back at the life of Disney Legend and well-loved Imagineer, Marty Sklar

View in digital edition
View online
44 Theme parks

Living, Breathing, Being Star Wars

Could the Star Wars hotel and themed zone be Disney’s ‘most experiential concept ever’? Plus, news from the D23 fan expo

View in digital edition
View online
48 Mystery shopper

Blue Planet

We went undercover at Disney’s newly launched $500m World of Avatar attraction

View in digital edition
View online
54 Analysis

Be Our Guest

Dive into the 2016 TEA/AECOM Theme Index

View in digital edition
View online
58 Analysis

TEA/AECOM Theme Index 2016

Effective marketing campaigns, smart reinvestment and facility upgrades drive growth in Asia-Pacific, but it’s not all plain sailing

View in digital edition
View online
On the Cover: Japanese artist builds her own Museum
60 Technology

Russian Evolution

Meet the tech startup bringing free-roam, multiplayer VR to Moscow’s millennials

View in digital edition
View online
64 Museums

Bunkering Down

How a WWII shelter became a museum

View in digital edition
View online
68 Touring exhibitions

Downton to Business

Downton Abbey has gone from the small screen to the global exhibition stage. Take a look behind the scenes

View in digital edition
View online
72 Touring exhibitions

What Goes on Tour

Ten of the best exhibitions inspired by film and TV, plus GES’s Eddie Newquist on the growing sector

View in digital edition
View online
74 Touring Exhibitions

Eddie Newquist

Eddie Newquist, executive vice president of exhibitions and events creator GES, talks about the growing sector

View in digital edition
View online
76 Top team

Water Wonderland

Morgan’s Inspiration Island founder Gordon Hartman on his journey to open an “ultra accessible” waterpark

View in digital edition
View online
82 Promotional feature

EAS 2017

Preparations for the European attractions event of the year are well under way – so what can attendees expect?

View in digital edition
View online
84 Zoos & aquariums

Sea Change

World aquariums join with the European Commission in the fight against marine litter

View in digital edition
View online
86 Analysis

Part 7 - Is it worth it?

In part of seven of this eightpart series, consultant David Camp has some tips on assessing whether a venture will make any money

View in digital edition
View online
90 Show report

Rising Tide

A look at the inaugural TIDE conference, which promotes the role of AV in the delivery of a compelling story

View in digital edition
View online
92 Show report

Facts of Life

We filed this report from the Ecsite Annual Conference in Porto

View in digital edition
View online
96 Promotional feature

Sysco Productions

Sysco Productions is a world-class experience delivery company, working for global clients in the museum and heritage, exhibition, and sports and leisure industries

View in digital edition
View online
98 Show preview

Euro Attractions Expo

Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to EAS in Berlin

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

Product Innovation

Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches

View in digital edition
View online
107 Promotional feature

Simworx

Simworx partners with Frontgrid to bring new ‘world-first’ attraction to market

View in digital edition
View online
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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
Sally Corporation

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

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

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [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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CATALOGUE GALLERY
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DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
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
+ More diary  
 


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