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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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Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
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DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
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Attractions Management 2017 issue 4
Download PDF
View digital edition
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
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
WhiteWater

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

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [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 effects – Proslide Tech Inc
Slide Efffects – 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
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