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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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David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
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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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Dubai Expo hits 10 million visits
The number of registered visitors to Dubai's Expo 2020 has passed 10 million.
Seoul's Incheon airport reveals plans to host global museum
South Korea's largest airport could host an international museum as early as 2024.
Motiongate Dubai launches first-ever John Wick rollercoaster
Motiongate Dubai in the UAE is launching two new rides this month (January 2022).
Universal Beijing Resort reveals expansion plans for second phase
Universal Beijing Resort in China is preparing to embark on the second phase of its construction programme.
Museum operators using AR to take their exhibits global
Two leading museum operators in the UK have partnered with an augmented reality specialist to present holographic exhibits and experiences for students around the world.
John McAslan + Partners-designed M7 cultural hub and museum opens in Doha
A new creative hub in Doha looks to position itself as the new heart of Qatar’s fashion and design industry – as well as a public showcase for innovation and entrepreneurship in the region.
North American and Japanese attractions dominate 2021 Thea Awards
North America and Japan-based visitor attractions and businesses picked up 14 of the 19 Thea Awards this year.
IAAPA news: VRstudios and Creative Works launch 'Fury' VR attraction
VRstudios and Creative Works have launched a new VR-based multiplayer attraction.
Herzog and de Meuron’s M+ museum of visual culture distils essence of Hong Kong
M+, described as Asia’s first global museum of contemporary visual culture, has opened in Hong Kong.
JRA becomes part of the RWS Entertainment Group
Experience design firm JRA has been acquired by live entertainment specialist RWS Entertainment Group. The news was revealed in a press conference today (16 November) at the IAAPA trade show in Orlando Florida.
Therme Group to submit planning permission for £100m wellbeing facility in Glasgow
Global developer and operator of wellbeing destinations Therme Group has inked a deal with Peel L&P for a new location in Glasgow called Therme Scotland.
Katapult, Simworx and Lagotronics partner for new trackless dark ride concept
Three themed attraction design and creation companies have collaborated to create a new dark ride described as 'like no other'.
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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...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
IDEATTACK

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

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

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide | Atlantis Dubai
Atlantis has risen Find out more...
More videos:
Slide Efffects – Proslide Tech Inc
Slide effects – Proslide Tech Inc
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

04-04 Feb 2022

Healing Hotels of the World Masterclass

ZOOM Meeting, Germany
03-04 Sep 2022

HEALING SUMMIT 2022 - The Healing of Everything

Pine Cliff Resort, Portugal
+ More diary  
 


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