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Attractions Management 2018 issue 2
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7 Editor’s letter

A new Hotel Genre

Liz Terry shares her thoughts  

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12 People profile

Damien Hirst

Turner Prize-winning artist Damien Hirst exhibits a series of spot paintings and huge sculptures at a Norfolk stately home

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16 People profile

Alejandro González Iñárritu

Movie director Alejandro González Iñárritu uses virtual reality to immerse visitors in a modern, true narrative 

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18 People profile

Penka Kouneva

Movie and video game composer Penka Kouneva moves into the world of attractions with the Heroes and Legends exhibit and VR installations

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20 Science Centres news

Chinese science centres scrap admission

The Chinese government has announced it its allocating CN¥545m ($86m) in an effort to make some of the country’s top science museums free to visit

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20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Pride in STEM day will encourage more LGBT people to work in science centre sector, says Andrea Bandelli

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21 Visitor Attractions news

Science centre in Portland to close

The city of Portland in Maine has lost its science centre after just three years, owing to poor ticket sales

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22 Theme Parks news

China clamps down on theme park boom

China’s central planning body has warned developers about the country’s ongoing theme park boom, raising concerns over unpayable debts and low grade or copycat developments

View in digital edition

24 Waterparks news

Laguna Waterpark opens in Dubai

Dubai’s new beachfront leisure destination, La Mer, has added to its offering, with the launch of a major new waterpark

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24 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

Doing good in the community raises the goodwill profile of waterparks, writes Aleatha Ezra

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27 Museums & Galleries news

Chicago Children’s Museum reimagined

Visitors to Chicago’s historic Navy Pier will soon be able to enjoy a new streamlined experience for its children’s museum, which is currently undergoing an extensive design overhaul

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28 Heritage news

Eiffel Tower plans to improve experience

Four design teams have been shortlisted for a project to reimagine the Eiffel Tower’s visitor experience

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31 Zoos & Aquariums news

Dubai Safari closes after six months

Despite only opening in December, the AED1bn ($272m) Dubai Safari has closed its doors for five months to undergo improvements, says its operator

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31 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

WAZA’s Sabrina Brando on providing animals with opportunities for choices, stimulating environments and enriching activities

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32 Technology news

Research transforms digital in museums

New research aimed at transforming the ways museums use digital technologies to share their collections and engage new audiences with their work has suggested that the key to success lies within improving digital literacy of staff across all levels

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34 Interview

Sultan Al Dhaheri

With the launch of Warner Bros World and the Louvre in Abu Dhabi, the Department of Culture and Tourism’s Sultan Al Dhaheri explains how investing in attractions is helping the emirate meet its tourism goals

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40 Promotional feature

Polin

Polin announces new group structure, bringing its leading-edge brands under one roof

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42 Animal sanctuaries

Paws for Thought

The UK’s Big Cat Sanctuary is the subject of a recent BBC documentary. Managing director Giles Clark explains how the facility works – and introduces Maya the jaguar and Willow the cheetah

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On the cover: Multi-Oscar-winning director on the power of VR
48 Promotional feature

WhiteWater

WhiteWater launches two new products, FusionFortress all-in-one waterpark structure and the Raft Battle water ride

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50 Rides

Need for Speed

Five multi-million-dollar rollercoasters, including Wicker Man and Time Traveller

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56 Promotional feature

EAS

Registration is now open for IAAPA’s European trade show, which returns to the city of Amsterdam. And its set to be the biggest on record

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58 Tourism

Tourism Red Hot, Ice Cold

Kath Hudson finds out how Iceland’s tourism and attractions industries are growing up side by side

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64 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

Working on a multi-park collaboration with China’s Evergrande Group, IDEATTACK shares details of three brand new attractions in the pipeline

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66 Museums

Doing the Honours

A look at the projects that featured on the Museum + Heritage Awards shortlist

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72 Promotional feature

Holovis

Holovis’s Ride and Realm technology allows guests to build and follow their own unique park-wide adventures

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74 Science Centres

Getting Engaged

Researchers Dr Amy Seakins and Dr Heather King explain how science capital empowers science centres to engage wider audiences in STEM, plus European initiatives in action

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80 Digital art

Light Fantastic

Tokyo-based digital art collective teamLab is on a mission to change the way we interact with and experience art. Magali Robathan reports on the group’s installation work and their upcoming museum launch

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86 Sponsored briefing

Professionalising Your Security Team

In part two of a three-part series, NW Security Group’s Nigel Peers looks at training and managing an effective team

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90 Promotional feature

7thSense Design

7thSense Design, maker of the Delta Media Server range, strengthens presence in China with partner Wincomn Technology

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92 Show preview

Asian Attractions Expo

The Asian edition of IAAPA’s trade show returns to Hong Kong. Here’s what to expect

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96 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers on their latest product launches

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97 Promotional feature

Picsolve

Picsolve offers an immersive experience beyond the traditional green screen

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RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
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Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2018 issue 2
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

A new Hotel Genre

Liz Terry shares her thoughts  

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profile

Damien Hirst

Turner Prize-winning artist Damien Hirst exhibits a series of spot paintings and huge sculptures at a Norfolk stately home

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Alejandro González Iñárritu

Movie director Alejandro González Iñárritu uses virtual reality to immerse visitors in a modern, true narrative 

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profile

Penka Kouneva

Movie and video game composer Penka Kouneva moves into the world of attractions with the Heroes and Legends exhibit and VR installations

View in digital edition
View online
20 Science Centres news

Chinese science centres scrap admission

The Chinese government has announced it its allocating CN¥545m ($86m) in an effort to make some of the country’s top science museums free to visit

View in digital edition

20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Pride in STEM day will encourage more LGBT people to work in science centre sector, says Andrea Bandelli

View in digital edition
View online
21 Visitor Attractions news

Science centre in Portland to close

The city of Portland in Maine has lost its science centre after just three years, owing to poor ticket sales

View in digital edition

22 Theme Parks news

China clamps down on theme park boom

China’s central planning body has warned developers about the country’s ongoing theme park boom, raising concerns over unpayable debts and low grade or copycat developments

View in digital edition

24 Waterparks news

Laguna Waterpark opens in Dubai

Dubai’s new beachfront leisure destination, La Mer, has added to its offering, with the launch of a major new waterpark

View in digital edition

24 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

Doing good in the community raises the goodwill profile of waterparks, writes Aleatha Ezra

View in digital edition
View online
27 Museums & Galleries news

Chicago Children’s Museum reimagined

Visitors to Chicago’s historic Navy Pier will soon be able to enjoy a new streamlined experience for its children’s museum, which is currently undergoing an extensive design overhaul

View in digital edition

28 Heritage news

Eiffel Tower plans to improve experience

Four design teams have been shortlisted for a project to reimagine the Eiffel Tower’s visitor experience

View in digital edition

31 Zoos & Aquariums news

Dubai Safari closes after six months

Despite only opening in December, the AED1bn ($272m) Dubai Safari has closed its doors for five months to undergo improvements, says its operator

View in digital edition

31 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

WAZA’s Sabrina Brando on providing animals with opportunities for choices, stimulating environments and enriching activities

View in digital edition
View online
32 Technology news

Research transforms digital in museums

New research aimed at transforming the ways museums use digital technologies to share their collections and engage new audiences with their work has suggested that the key to success lies within improving digital literacy of staff across all levels

View in digital edition

34 Interview

Sultan Al Dhaheri

With the launch of Warner Bros World and the Louvre in Abu Dhabi, the Department of Culture and Tourism’s Sultan Al Dhaheri explains how investing in attractions is helping the emirate meet its tourism goals

View in digital edition
View online
40 Promotional feature

Polin

Polin announces new group structure, bringing its leading-edge brands under one roof

View in digital edition
View online
42 Animal sanctuaries

Paws for Thought

The UK’s Big Cat Sanctuary is the subject of a recent BBC documentary. Managing director Giles Clark explains how the facility works – and introduces Maya the jaguar and Willow the cheetah

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: Multi-Oscar-winning director on the power of VR
48 Promotional feature

WhiteWater

WhiteWater launches two new products, FusionFortress all-in-one waterpark structure and the Raft Battle water ride

View in digital edition
View online
50 Rides

Need for Speed

Five multi-million-dollar rollercoasters, including Wicker Man and Time Traveller

View in digital edition
View online
56 Promotional feature

EAS

Registration is now open for IAAPA’s European trade show, which returns to the city of Amsterdam. And its set to be the biggest on record

View in digital edition
View online
58 Tourism

Tourism Red Hot, Ice Cold

Kath Hudson finds out how Iceland’s tourism and attractions industries are growing up side by side

View in digital edition
View online
64 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

Working on a multi-park collaboration with China’s Evergrande Group, IDEATTACK shares details of three brand new attractions in the pipeline

View in digital edition
View online
66 Museums

Doing the Honours

A look at the projects that featured on the Museum + Heritage Awards shortlist

View in digital edition
View online
72 Promotional feature

Holovis

Holovis’s Ride and Realm technology allows guests to build and follow their own unique park-wide adventures

View in digital edition
View online
74 Science Centres

Getting Engaged

Researchers Dr Amy Seakins and Dr Heather King explain how science capital empowers science centres to engage wider audiences in STEM, plus European initiatives in action

View in digital edition
View online
80 Digital art

Light Fantastic

Tokyo-based digital art collective teamLab is on a mission to change the way we interact with and experience art. Magali Robathan reports on the group’s installation work and their upcoming museum launch

View in digital edition
View online
86 Sponsored briefing

Professionalising Your Security Team

In part two of a three-part series, NW Security Group’s Nigel Peers looks at training and managing an effective team

View in digital edition
View online
90 Promotional feature

7thSense Design

7thSense Design, maker of the Delta Media Server range, strengthens presence in China with partner Wincomn Technology

View in digital edition
View online
92 Show preview

Asian Attractions Expo

The Asian edition of IAAPA’s trade show returns to Hong Kong. Here’s what to expect

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

Product Innovation

Suppliers on their latest product launches

View in digital edition
View online
97 Promotional feature

Picsolve

Picsolve offers an immersive experience beyond the traditional green screen

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
Liseberg's Grand Curiosa Hotel to open in 2023
Liseberg theme park in Sweden has confirmed the opening date for its new Grand Curiosa hotel.
London's Harry Potter studio tour to open Professor Sprout’s Greenhouse
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London will launch a new area on 1 July, further expanding the popular Harry Potter-themed visitor attraction in Leavesden.
Juneteenth Museum by Bjarke Ingels Group has been designed to inspire spiritual uplift
Detailed plans have been revealed for the National Juneteenth Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, US.
Jorvik's digital strategy described as 'leading light' after gaining international audience
The Jorvik Group has been named a ‘leading light’ for its digital strategy, which helped it gain an international audience of more than 3 million people during the pandemic.
Chester Zoo and Nothe Fort among Visit England Awards winners
Chester Zoo, Nothe Fort and Black Country Living Museum are among the 19 winners of this year's Visit England Awards for Excellence.
ALVA's Bernard Donoghue awarded OBE for his extraordinary work supporting the attractions sector
Bernard Donoghue, director of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Countdown begins on Museum of London's epic move to Smithfield Market
Museum of London in the UK will move to its new home in Smithfield in the heart of the capital at the beginning of 2023.
Industrial Light & Magic creates groundbreaking virtual ABBA concert
ABBA, the 70s icons behind hits such as Dancing Queen and Mamma Mia, has returned to live concerts after a 40-year break – in digital form.
Science Museum's major exhibition on cancer opens to the public
A major free exhibition on the treatment and understanding of cancer has opened at the Science Museum in London, UK.
Scruffy Dog and Simtec launch Fisher-Price themed trackless ride
Scruffy Dog Creative Group and Simtec Systems have partnered to launch a new immersive trackless dark ride featuring the popular Mattel IP, Fisher-Price.
Dohmen and Bertens join forces to launch Tourist Development and Attraction Consultants
Former Efteling COO, Coen Bertens, and former BRC Imagination Arts exec, Bart Dohmen, have partnered to set up a consultancy for the tourism and visitor attraction sectors.
Puy du Fou to create first US attraction
Puy du Fou is set to enter the US attractions market with its iconic, immersive themed visitor experience, after securing a partnership with the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indian (ECBI).
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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...]
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

03-04 Sep 2022

HEALING SUMMIT 2022 - The Healing of Everything

Pine Cliff Resort, Portugal
27-29 Sep 2022

International Congress on Thermal Tourism

Ourense, Ourense, Spain
+ More diary  
 


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