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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
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
IDEATTACK

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

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

ProSlide appoints Chantal Theoret as director of global marketing
ProSlide Technology has appointed Chantal Theoret as its new director of global marketing. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Simworx - The power to move you…
Simworx is acknowledged as one of the world’s leaders in the supply of 4D Effects Cinemas and Motion Simulation Attractions. Find out more...
More videos:
Experience the experience – Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems
Red Raion Showreel 2019 – Red Raion
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

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DIRECTORY
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DIARY

18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
14-16 Jan 2020

EAG International

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London,
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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2017 issue 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

100 per cent accessible

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View on turning pages
View online
12 People profile

Angelo Seminara

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

View on turning pages
View online
16 People profile

Yayoi Kusama

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

View on turning pages
View online
18 People profile

Herbert Münder

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

35 Promotional feature

Simworx

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
48 Mystery shopper

Blue Planet

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

View on turning pages
View online
54 Analysis

Be Our Guest

Dive into the 2016 TEA/AECOM Theme Index

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
64 Museums

Bunkering Down

How a WWII shelter became a museum

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
74 Touring Exhibitions

Eddie Newquist

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

View on turning pages
View online
76 Top team

Water Wonderland

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
84 Zoos & aquariums

Sea Change

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
92 Show report

Facts of Life

We filed this report from the Ecsite Annual Conference in Porto

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
98 Show preview

Euro Attractions Expo

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

View on turning pages
View online
104 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches

View on turning pages
View online
107 Promotional feature

Simworx

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

View on turning pages
View online
LATEST NEWS
New IAAPA chair Amanda Thompson targets progress on safety and sustainability
The development of a global safety standard for the attractions industry is high on the wish list of incoming IAAPA chair Amanda Thompson, whose tenure begins today (Tuesday 19 November).
IAAPA 2019: 40,0000 gather in Orlando for record-breaking attractions expo
More than 40,000 people from over 100 countries are descending on Orlando, Florida, ahead of the largest visitor attractions show of the year – the IAAPA Expo.
V&A appoints Gus Casely-Hayford as first director of V&A East
Gus Casely-Hayford, the British curator, cultural historian, broadcaster and lecturer, has been named as the inaugural director of V&A East – the museum's new expansion project scheduled to open in London in 2023.
Connecticut aquarium starts work on new seal display and 4D theatre
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is set to undergo expansion, with a large seal exhibit and 4D movie theatre to open at the attraction in 2020.
Immersive, sustainable and meeting evolving expectations – outgoing IAAPA chair David Rosenberg on the future of the attractions industry
It's been a busy, exciting and often inspiring year for David Rosenberg as IAAPA chair.
Six major art museums offer curatorial training to students from underrepresented backgrounds
Twelve new students have been enrolled in the Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship programme, with the selected entrants to be given specialised training and mentoring from six high profile art museums in the US.
Rain-hit Q3 slows SeaWorld progress, but annual finances remain on track as new CEO is appointed
Unfavourable weather conditions, shifts in the calendar and an overspend on certain marketing activities, have all contributed to 'disappointing' Q3 financial results for SeaWorld.
Cedar Fair on course for 'best year' after Q3 results reflect 'strong' consumer demand
North American theme park operator Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, which owns and operates 11 amusement parks and five water parks in the territory, has filed Q3 and year- to-date financial results that show increased revenues and Adjusted EBITDA, but reduced net income.
TEA award winner Railton partners with Scott Ault to create RED: Railton Entertainment Design
Entertainment Design Corporation, the design firm run by award-winning designer Jeremy Railton for 25 years, has changed its name to reflect his name and legacy, becoming known as RED (Railton Entertainment Design).
Merlin enters agreement to build a Legoland resort in Shanghai
Shanghai is to become a major theme park destination, with a proposed new Legoland park, expected to open after 2023, projected to be one of the largest Legoland Resorts in the world.
Triple Five eyes 'world's largest' shopping and entertainment complex in Saudi deal
Arabian Dream Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Triple Five Worldwide, which owns the three largest shopping and entertainment centres in North America, is to help develop what is being described as the world's largest such complex in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Puy du Fou signals further international expansion with China contract
French historical theme park Puy du Fou is continuing its international expansion, with the imminent signing of a contract to build a new attraction in China.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
IDEATTACK

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

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

ProSlide appoints Chantal Theoret as director of global marketing
ProSlide Technology has appointed Chantal Theoret as its new director of global marketing. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Simworx - The power to move you…
Simworx is acknowledged as one of the world’s leaders in the supply of 4D Effects Cinemas and Motion Simulation Attractions. Find out more...
More videos:
Experience the experience – Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems
Red Raion Showreel 2019 – Red Raion
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
14-16 Jan 2020

EAG International

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London,
+ 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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