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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 
14 People profile

Sir David Attenborough

Making documentaries at the American Museum of Natural History
16 People profile

Tedi Asher

Bringing a neuroscience perspective to the visitor experience at PEM
18 People profile

Chester Osborn

Australia's d'Arenberg wine is opening a brand home and restaurant
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)
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
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
24 Waterparks news

Launch nears for Omani waterpark

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

Jane Cooper

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

Simworx

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

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Alice Davis took a trip to London’s newest attraction, the Postal Museum and Mail Rail
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
On the cover: at the American Museum of Natural History
56 Promotional feature

Polin

Polin Waterparks presents new gaming technologies and products
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
64 Ride safety

Humanly Possible

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

Pure Energy

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

Alterface

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

Good Reef!

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

Making Sense

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

IDEATTACK

Changing the game in China with the Evergrande Fairytale Theme Park
90 Galleries

MACAN Impression

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

Lights, Camera, Interaction!

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

Beyond the Screen

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

IAAPA Attractions Expo

Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to IAAPA in Orlando
114 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches
COMPANY PROFILES
Gantner Ticketing

GANTNER Ticketing was established in 1990. [more...]
FORREC Ltd

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

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

iPlayCo was established in 1999. iPlayCo Corporation Ltd is the owner and key stakeholder. [more...]
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Red Raion - Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out 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 
14 People profile

Sir David Attenborough

Making documentaries at the American Museum of Natural History
16 People profile

Tedi Asher

Bringing a neuroscience perspective to the visitor experience at PEM
18 People profile

Chester Osborn

Australia's d'Arenberg wine is opening a brand home and restaurant
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)
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
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
24 Waterparks news

Launch nears for Omani waterpark

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

Jane Cooper

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

Simworx

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

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Alice Davis took a trip to London’s newest attraction, the Postal Museum and Mail Rail
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
On the cover: at the American Museum of Natural History
56 Promotional feature

Polin

Polin Waterparks presents new gaming technologies and products
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
64 Ride safety

Humanly Possible

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

Pure Energy

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

Alterface

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

Good Reef!

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

Making Sense

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

IDEATTACK

Changing the game in China with the Evergrande Fairytale Theme Park
90 Galleries

MACAN Impression

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

Lights, Camera, Interaction!

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

Beyond the Screen

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

IAAPA Attractions Expo

Exhibitor news and updates in the run-up to IAAPA in Orlando
114 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers and designers tell the stories behind their latest product launches
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State-of-the-art aquarium to open in Vietnam in early 2020
A new high-tech aquarium that developers claim will be a model for future aquarium projects is to open on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam, in early 2020.
Universal reveals new details for Beijing resort, announces seven themed lands
Universal Studios' under-construction Beijing theme park and resort will feature seven immersive, themed lands, it has announced.
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry has long-term future secured after US$125m donation
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MoMA's $450m Diller Scofidio + Renfro renovation is unveiled
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Oregon Coast Aquarium to build marine rehabilitation centre in $18m renovation
The Oregon Coast Aquarium is raising a targeted $18.2m (€16.5m, £14.4m) to remodel its facilities, improve its learning experience and build a marine rehabilitation centre.
Swiss National Museum debuts exhibition in renovated west wing
An overview of Swiss craftsmanship dating back a thousand years of history has gone on display at the Swiss National Museum in Zurich, with the opening of a new exhibition in the building's newly renovated west wing.
David Adjaye's Ruby City art gallery has opened in Texas
The Ruby City contemporary art centre, designed by British architect Sir David Adjaye, has opened in San Antonio, Texas.
Sculptural shipwreck tower with observation deck planned for Prague
Sculptor David Černý and architect Tomáš Císař from the studio Black n' Arch have designed a 135m ( 450ft)-tall tower for Prague that is shaped like an upended shipwreck and has an observation deck at the top.
Silverstone Experience to open later this month following construction delays
The Silverstone Experience, a National Lottery Heritage Fund-backed project that will put the archive of the British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) on display to the public, will open in Northamptonshire, UK, on 25 October.
PortAventura announces plans to build Europe's largest solar park
PortAventura, the theme park and resort near Barcelona, Spain, is planning to install what will be the largest self-consumption solar plant in a European resort, enabling it to derive a third of its energy needs from the sun.
Brooks + Scarpa and KMF Architects design revealed for Mennello Museum expansion
Newly unveiled designs Brooks + Scarpa and KMF Architects for a $20m (€18m, £16m), 40,000sq ft (3,700sq m) expansion of Florida's Mennello Museum of American Art show a mixture and merging of indoor and outdoor spaces.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Gantner Ticketing

GANTNER Ticketing was established in 1990. [more...]
FORREC Ltd

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

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

iPlayCo was established in 1999. iPlayCo Corporation Ltd is the owner and key stakeholder. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Rebranded EAG International Expo set to become leading trade show for the international entertainment and attractions industry
The newly rebranded Entertainment, Attractions and Gaming International Expo (EAG) is set to become the entertainment industry’s leading and most comprehensive trade event. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR – Red Raion
Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR – Red Raion
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

29-31 Oct 2019

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H)

Hilton Athens, Athens, Greece
18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
+ 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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