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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

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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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COMPANY PROFILES
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [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. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
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IAAPA helps move leisure and attractions industry forward with IAAPA Expo Europe
As the leisure and attractions industry continues to recover and look to the future, IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, is moving forward with plans to host IAAPA Expo Europe this September. [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
Themed Entertainment Association sets up presence in China
The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has established an official presence in China, with a company registered in Shanghai.
Doctors in Belgium prescribe museum visits for patients struggling with pandemic stress
Patients treated for stress in the Belgian capital Brussels will be offered free visits to museums, as part of a three-month trial designed to rebuild mental health amid the COVID- 19 pandemic.
Universal Resort Beijing welcomes first visitors
Universal Parks & Resorts has opened the first phase of its new Universal Beijing Resort, marking its entry into the fast-growing Chinese attractions market.
Paul Kent joins Simworx
Simworx has appointed Paul Kent as its global business development manager.
New champagne visitor attraction by Casson Mann and Atelier Phileas takes visitors on a journey 'from the earth to the bubble'
A new visitor attraction and cultural destination, located at the foot of the historic slopes of Aÿ-Champagne commune, is taking a fresh approach to exploring the history of champagne.
Further details revealed for Orlando's Peppa Pig theme park
Merlin Entertainments has revealed further details of the first ever stand-alone Peppa Pig theme park, set to open at its Legoland Florida Resort in the US in 2022.
Countdown begins for 17th World Leisure Congress 2022 in Dunedin, New Zealand
The 17th World Leisure Congress will take place in Dunedin, New Zealand, from 12 to 16 December 2022.
Kings Dominion to launch 4D roller coaster as part of Jungle X-Pedition in 2022
Kings Dominion theme park in Virginia, US, will launch a 4D roller coaster in 2022, as part of an entirely new area at the popular attraction.
Andy Grant and Panorama Group join forces to create global destination development firm
Panorama Group and Andy Grant have joined forces to create a new company providing global resort and entertainment development services.
Disneyland's new spa features precious stone gifted by Californian Miwok Tribe Elder
Disney’s Imagineers have created a brand new boutique retreat named Tenaya Stone Spa, opening 16 September 2021, at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.
Players of new Chaos Karts AR concept will feel as though they’re in a video game
Chaos Karts, a new gaming-based visitor attraction combining go-karts and augmented reality (AR), will open in London, UK, this month (August 2021).
Therme Group to expand global footprint with waterfront development in Toronto
Global wellbeing organisation, Therme Group, has today announced plans for a CAN$350m (€236.3m, £201.8m, US$280.8m) resort in Toronto, Canada, at Ontario Place.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [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. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

IAAPA helps move leisure and attractions industry forward with IAAPA Expo Europe
As the leisure and attractions industry continues to recover and look to the future, IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, is moving forward with plans to host IAAPA Expo Europe this September. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide | Atlantis Dubai
More videos:
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

29-30 Sep 2021

International Wellness Tourism Conference

Virtual conference, United States
01-07 Dec 2022

World Leisure Congress 2022

tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
+ More diary  
 


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