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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
Gantner Ticketing

GANTNER Ticketing was established in 1990. [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

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

ProSlide appoints Chantal Theoret as director of global marketing
ProSlide Technology has appointed Chantal Theoret as its new director of global marketing. [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:
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Simworx - The power to move you… – Simworx
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

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DIRECTORY
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DIARY

18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
14-16 Jan 2020

EAG International

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London,
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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2018 issue 2
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

A new Hotel Genre

Liz Terry shares her thoughts  

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages

20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

24 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages

31 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages

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 on turning pages
View online
40 Promotional feature

Polin

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
50 Rides

Need for Speed

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
66 Museums

Doing the Honours

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

View on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
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 on turning pages
View online
96 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers on their latest product launches

View on turning pages
View online
97 Promotional feature

Picsolve

Picsolve offers an immersive experience beyond the traditional green screen

View on turning pages
View online
LATEST NEWS
New IAAPA chair Amanda Thompson targets progress on safety and sustainability
The development of a global safety standard for the attractions industry is high on the wish list of incoming IAAPA chair Amanda Thompson, whose tenure begins today (Tuesday 19 November).
IAAPA 2019: 40,0000 gather in Orlando for record-breaking attractions expo
More than 40,000 people from over 100 countries are descending on Orlando, Florida, ahead of the largest visitor attractions show of the year – the IAAPA Expo.
V&A appoints Gus Casely-Hayford as first director of V&A East
Gus Casely-Hayford, the British curator, cultural historian, broadcaster and lecturer, has been named as the inaugural director of V&A East – the museum's new expansion project scheduled to open in London in 2023.
Connecticut aquarium starts work on new seal display and 4D theatre
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is set to undergo expansion, with a large seal exhibit and 4D movie theatre to open at the attraction in 2020.
Immersive, sustainable and meeting evolving expectations – outgoing IAAPA chair David Rosenberg on the future of the attractions industry
It's been a busy, exciting and often inspiring year for David Rosenberg as IAAPA chair.
Six major art museums offer curatorial training to students from underrepresented backgrounds
Twelve new students have been enrolled in the Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship programme, with the selected entrants to be given specialised training and mentoring from six high profile art museums in the US.
Rain-hit Q3 slows SeaWorld progress, but annual finances remain on track as new CEO is appointed
Unfavourable weather conditions, shifts in the calendar and an overspend on certain marketing activities, have all contributed to 'disappointing' Q3 financial results for SeaWorld.
Cedar Fair on course for 'best year' after Q3 results reflect 'strong' consumer demand
North American theme park operator Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, which owns and operates 11 amusement parks and five water parks in the territory, has filed Q3 and year- to-date financial results that show increased revenues and Adjusted EBITDA, but reduced net income.
TEA award winner Railton partners with Scott Ault to create RED: Railton Entertainment Design
Entertainment Design Corporation, the design firm run by award-winning designer Jeremy Railton for 25 years, has changed its name to reflect his name and legacy, becoming known as RED (Railton Entertainment Design).
Merlin enters agreement to build a Legoland resort in Shanghai
Shanghai is to become a major theme park destination, with a proposed new Legoland park, expected to open after 2023, projected to be one of the largest Legoland Resorts in the world.
Triple Five eyes 'world's largest' shopping and entertainment complex in Saudi deal
Arabian Dream Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Triple Five Worldwide, which owns the three largest shopping and entertainment centres in North America, is to help develop what is being described as the world's largest such complex in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Puy du Fou signals further international expansion with China contract
French historical theme park Puy du Fou is continuing its international expansion, with the imminent signing of a contract to build a new attraction in China.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Gantner Ticketing

GANTNER Ticketing was established in 1990. [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

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

ProSlide appoints Chantal Theoret as director of global marketing
ProSlide Technology has appointed Chantal Theoret as its new director of global marketing. [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:
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Simworx - The power to move you… – Simworx
Introducing AnimaChat! – Animalive
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
14-16 Jan 2020

EAG International

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London,
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2019

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
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