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Attractions Management 2017 issue 4
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9 Editor’s letter

Science of attraction design

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

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14 People profile

Sir David Attenborough

Making documentaries at the American Museum of Natural History

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16 People profile

Tedi Asher

Bringing a neuroscience perspective to the visitor experience at PEM

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18 People profile

Chester Osborn

Australia's d'Arenberg wine is opening a brand home and restaurant

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20 Science Centres news

Science North to develop Guangzhou centre

Barack Obama’s former White House science and technology chief of staff, Cristin Dorgelo, has been named the new president and CEO of the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC)

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21 Visitor Attractions news

Amanda Thompson to lead IAAPA in 2020

Amanda Thompson OBE will become only the third woman to chair IAAPA in its 100- year history, after the global attractions body announced the Blackpool Pleasure Beach managing director would take over in 2020

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23 Theme Parks news

Legoland gives 20,000 tickets to Irma kids

Merlin’s Legoland resort in Florida is donating 20,000 tickets to children in the state affected by Hurricane Irma, representing the largest ticket giveaway in the park’s history

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24 Waterparks news

Launch nears for Omani waterpark

Oman’s first waterpark development is on course for its December launch, authorities have confirmed

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27 Museums & Galleries news

Asian Art Museum to get $90m makeover

San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum has unveiled a $90m (€77m, £67m) plan to transform the institution

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29 Heritage news

Mexico police team to tackle looting

Mexico’s police force has created a new federal division dedicated to protecting the country’s cultural heritage, with the aim of tackling theft, the looting of historic artefacts and trafficking of such items

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30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Cage-free zoo approved for Sydney

Plans to develop a second zoo in Sydney, Australia, have been given the go-ahead after local government officials granted planning permission to the AU$36m ($29m, €24m, £21m) “cage free” project in Bungarribee

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32 Technology news

Interactive colour editing from Disney

Disney’s research and development arm has come up with a new way to interact with art – creating an augmented reality application that allows users to recolour paintings

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36 Interview

Jane Cooper

We talked to Jane Cooper, COO and president of Herschend Family Entertainment, about the company portfolio and all things Dollywood

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40 Ask an expert

Creating Your Own IP

With global IPs evermore present in parks, is there still room for original story worlds? We asked the experts

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44 Promotional feature

Simworx

Introducing the Mini Flying Theatre, a compact ride option with the latest technology

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46 Mystery shopper

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Alice Davis took a trip to London’s newest attraction, the Postal Museum and Mail Rail

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52 Analysis: Part 8

The Attractions Business

In the final part of the series, consultant David Camp weighs up the pros and cons of operating an attraction

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On the cover: at the American Museum of Natural History
56 Promotional feature

Polin

Polin Waterparks presents new gaming technologies and products

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58 New openings

Z is for Zeitz

The Thomas Heatherwick-designed Zeitz MOCAA, Africa’s first major modern art museum, has opened in Cape Town

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64 Ride safety

Humanly Possible

Researcher Kathryn Woodcock on the role of guests in amusement ride safety and human factors in attractions design

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68 Expos

Pure Energy

BRC’s Christian Lachel reflects on the recent expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, and shares his takeaways for Expo 2020 Dubai

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74 Promotional feature

Alterface

Alterface launches the Erratic Ride, the first non-linear interactive mixed media ride on the market

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76 Top team

Good Reef!

Meet the team behind Cairns Aquarium and reef research centre, dedicated to life of the adjoining Great Barrier Reef

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82 Themed design

Making Sense

Industry experts Joel Beckerman, Gordon Grice and Scott A Lukas share their thoughts on effective multi-sensory design

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88 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

Changing the game in China with the Evergrande Fairytale Theme Park

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90 Galleries

MACAN Impression

Museum MACAN director Aaron Seeto on Jakarta’s first contemporary art museum

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96 Planetariums

Ten out of Ten

A planetarium upgrade at Telus World of Science in Canada is set to become the first to offer a 10K resolution experience

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100 Museums

Lights, Camera, Interaction!

Visitors demand evermore participatory attractions. In response, museums are evolving from passive experiences to immersive, interactive adventures

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104 Show report

Beyond the Screen

Christine Kerr filed this report from the TEA’s SATE conference in Los Angeles

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110 Show preview

IAAPA Attractions Expo

Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to IAAPA in Orlando

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114 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...]
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
Sally Corporation

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

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

Triotech and Benoit Cornet’s Bold Move to collaborate on breakthrough innovative media-based attractions
Triotech has announced a breakthrough alliance with Benoit Cornet and Bold Move to bring a new collaborative approach to the design of media-based attractions – with an emphasis on adding value for operators. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2017 issue 4
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
9 Editor’s letter

Science of attraction design

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profile

Sir David Attenborough

Making documentaries at the American Museum of Natural History

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Tedi Asher

Bringing a neuroscience perspective to the visitor experience at PEM

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profile

Chester Osborn

Australia's d'Arenberg wine is opening a brand home and restaurant

View in digital edition
View online
20 Science Centres news

Science North to develop Guangzhou centre

Barack Obama’s former White House science and technology chief of staff, Cristin Dorgelo, has been named the new president and CEO of the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC)

View in digital edition

21 Visitor Attractions news

Amanda Thompson to lead IAAPA in 2020

Amanda Thompson OBE will become only the third woman to chair IAAPA in its 100- year history, after the global attractions body announced the Blackpool Pleasure Beach managing director would take over in 2020

View in digital edition

23 Theme Parks news

Legoland gives 20,000 tickets to Irma kids

Merlin’s Legoland resort in Florida is donating 20,000 tickets to children in the state affected by Hurricane Irma, representing the largest ticket giveaway in the park’s history

View in digital edition

24 Waterparks news

Launch nears for Omani waterpark

Oman’s first waterpark development is on course for its December launch, authorities have confirmed

View in digital edition

27 Museums & Galleries news

Asian Art Museum to get $90m makeover

San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum has unveiled a $90m (€77m, £67m) plan to transform the institution

View in digital edition

29 Heritage news

Mexico police team to tackle looting

Mexico’s police force has created a new federal division dedicated to protecting the country’s cultural heritage, with the aim of tackling theft, the looting of historic artefacts and trafficking of such items

View in digital edition

30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Cage-free zoo approved for Sydney

Plans to develop a second zoo in Sydney, Australia, have been given the go-ahead after local government officials granted planning permission to the AU$36m ($29m, €24m, £21m) “cage free” project in Bungarribee

View in digital edition

32 Technology news

Interactive colour editing from Disney

Disney’s research and development arm has come up with a new way to interact with art – creating an augmented reality application that allows users to recolour paintings

View in digital edition

36 Interview

Jane Cooper

We talked to Jane Cooper, COO and president of Herschend Family Entertainment, about the company portfolio and all things Dollywood

View in digital edition
View online
40 Ask an expert

Creating Your Own IP

With global IPs evermore present in parks, is there still room for original story worlds? We asked the experts

View in digital edition
View online
44 Promotional feature

Simworx

Introducing the Mini Flying Theatre, a compact ride option with the latest technology

View in digital edition
View online
46 Mystery shopper

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Alice Davis took a trip to London’s newest attraction, the Postal Museum and Mail Rail

View in digital edition
View online
52 Analysis: Part 8

The Attractions Business

In the final part of the series, consultant David Camp weighs up the pros and cons of operating an attraction

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: at the American Museum of Natural History
56 Promotional feature

Polin

Polin Waterparks presents new gaming technologies and products

View in digital edition
View online
58 New openings

Z is for Zeitz

The Thomas Heatherwick-designed Zeitz MOCAA, Africa’s first major modern art museum, has opened in Cape Town

View in digital edition
View online
64 Ride safety

Humanly Possible

Researcher Kathryn Woodcock on the role of guests in amusement ride safety and human factors in attractions design

View in digital edition
View online
68 Expos

Pure Energy

BRC’s Christian Lachel reflects on the recent expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, and shares his takeaways for Expo 2020 Dubai

View in digital edition
View online
74 Promotional feature

Alterface

Alterface launches the Erratic Ride, the first non-linear interactive mixed media ride on the market

View in digital edition
View online
76 Top team

Good Reef!

Meet the team behind Cairns Aquarium and reef research centre, dedicated to life of the adjoining Great Barrier Reef

View in digital edition
View online
82 Themed design

Making Sense

Industry experts Joel Beckerman, Gordon Grice and Scott A Lukas share their thoughts on effective multi-sensory design

View in digital edition
View online
88 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

Changing the game in China with the Evergrande Fairytale Theme Park

View in digital edition
View online
90 Galleries

MACAN Impression

Museum MACAN director Aaron Seeto on Jakarta’s first contemporary art museum

View in digital edition
View online
96 Planetariums

Ten out of Ten

A planetarium upgrade at Telus World of Science in Canada is set to become the first to offer a 10K resolution experience

View in digital edition
View online
100 Museums

Lights, Camera, Interaction!

Visitors demand evermore participatory attractions. In response, museums are evolving from passive experiences to immersive, interactive adventures

View in digital edition
View online
104 Show report

Beyond the Screen

Christine Kerr filed this report from the TEA’s SATE conference in Los Angeles

View in digital edition
View online
110 Show preview

IAAPA Attractions Expo

Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to IAAPA in Orlando

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

Product Innovation

Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
Disney to open Avengers Campus at Disneyland California on 4 June
Disney has confirmed that it will open its long-awaited Avengers Campus at the Disneyland California resort in Anaheim on 4 June 2021.
World's top 100 museums and galleries suffer 77 per cent fall in visits during pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in visits to the world's top 100 museums and galleries falling by three quarters.
Chinese attractions industry entering 'growth phase'
The Chinese visitor attractions market is set to bounce back from the pandemic with significant growth over the coming years.
BRC founder Bob Rogers: '2021 will see a surge in our industry'
Bob Rogers, the founder of BRC Imagination Arts, has predicted that the visitor attraction industry will see a "surge in interest" during 2021, as the global tourism industry begins its slow journey to recovery.
REVEALED: IMG to operate 'glass elevator' chimney lift experience at Battersea in 2022
Global entertainments and events firm IMG has signed a contract to operate the Chimney Lift Experience at the Battersea Power Station.
Visits to leading UK attractions fell by 70 per cent in 2020
The UK's major visitor attractions recorded just 45.4 million visits during 2020 – a 70 per cent fall from the 151.3 million visits they received in 2019.
Warner Bros will tap into Japan's 'intense fandom' when Harry Potter tour opens in 2023
In August 2020, Warner Bros announced plans to open a Harry Potter Studio Tour in Japan – the second such attraction following the hugely popular studio experience in London, UK.
Christian Lachel appointed chief creative officer at BRC Imagination Arts
Global design and production agency BRC Imagination Arts has appointed Christian Lachel as chief creative officer, taking over the role from BRC founder Bob Rogers.
Work completed on iconic M+ museum designed by Herzog & de Meuron’s in Hong Kong
Construction work has been completed on the M+ museum building in Hong Kong, ahead of its grand opening later this year.
First images revealed of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny ride at Alton Towers
Merlin Entertainments has revealed images of the new Gangsta Granny: The Ride at its Alton Towers theme park in Staffordshire, UK.
International design challenge offers US$20k prize
A new international design challenge has been launched this month, inviting freelance designers in the themed entertainment to pitch their concepts for the next immersive, story-based experience.
'Oscars Museum' to host programme of virtual events ahead of September 2021 opening
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles has announced a busy programme of virtual events ahead of its grand opening later this year.
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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...]
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
Sally Corporation

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

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Triotech and Benoit Cornet’s Bold Move to collaborate on breakthrough innovative media-based attractions
Triotech has announced a breakthrough alliance with Benoit Cornet and Bold Move to bring a new collaborative approach to the design of media-based attractions – with an emphasis on adding value for operators. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Animalive - Introducing AnimaChat!
Introducing AnimaChat, one operator can live-stream into multiple venues. Find out more...
More videos:
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

05-07 May 2021

TEA SATE Europe 2020

PortAventura World, Tarragona, Spain
09 Jun 2021

IAAPA Expo Asia 2021

The Venetian Macao, Macao, China
+ More diary  
 


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©Cybertrek 2021

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