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Attractions Management 2018 issue 3
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7 Editor’s letter

Rewilding

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 People profile

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan archives have finally found a home

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14 People profile

Dolly Parton

Singer-songwriter Dolly Parton announces the expansion of Dollywood theme park

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16 People profile

Anton Vidal

Anton Vidal is director general of Poble Espanyol which has completed a 10-year, €10m improvement plan

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20 Science Centres news

China and Unesco to promote science

Unesco has reached an agreement with science museums in China to promote the exchange and sharing of science resources between them and other institutions across the world

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21 Visitor Attractions news

Thai cave to become museum following rescue

The cave in which 12 Thai schoolboys and their football coach were trapped for 18 days is to be turned into a museum highlighting the bold rescue operation that saw them escape unharmed

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22 Theme Parks news

Parques Reunidos acquires Wet ‘n’ Wild

village roadshow has announced the sale of its Wet ‘n’ Wild waterpark in Sydney, Australia, with Spanish operator Parques reunidos buying the property for AU$40m (US$29.6m)

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24 Waterparks news

Universal considering Fantastic Worlds park

Comcast executive vice president Stephen Burke has confirmed that Universal is looking at building a fourth gate in Orlando, with the theme park set to be the latest to join the market’s lucrative attractions sector

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27 Museums & Galleries news

London Cartoon Museum plans relocation

Architecture and design practice Sam Jacob Studio will give London’s Cartoon Museum “greater flexibility” in displaying its collection, having been appointed to design its new home

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28 Heritage news

Queen’s art to be moved during palace refurb

More than 10,000 works of art from the British royal family’s private collection will be relocated during the $489.6m refurb of Buckingham Palace

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31 Zoos & Aquariums news

Merlin opening first whale sanctuary

Merlin chief executive Nick Varney has reiterated the company’s stance on cetacean captivity, as it embarks on its first steps to create an ocean sanctuary for a pair of captive beluga whales

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34 Interview

Coen Bertens

Fairytale theme park Efteling has gone from strength to strength during its 65-year history, enchanting more visitors last year than ever before. We talk to COO Coen Bertens about its success

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40 Promotional feature

EAS

This year’s Euro Attractions Show promises to be the biggest in the history of the event, with a brand new schedule of seminars to match

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42 Aquariums

High Waters

We visited the brand new Aquatis Aquarium-Vivarium in Switzerland for a journey through our planet’s freshwater environments

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48 Promotional feature

nWave

With more than two decades of experience creating high quality original content, nWave looks ahead as it continues to produce its own industry-leading creations

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52 Rides

Riding the rails

Four multi-million-dollar rollercoasters, including Valkyria and Hyperion

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On the cover: Iconic artist 's music archive opening to the public
58 Analysis

TEA/AECOM Theme Index 2017

The TEA/AECOM Report 2017 shows major theme park operators had an outstanding year, while stabilised global economies and strong investment planning bodes well for the global attractions industry going forward

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63 Analysis

EMEA Focus

Margreet Papamichael, founder of CLEAR Associates about what The TEA/AECOM Report 2017 means for the EMEA region

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66 Visitor attractions

Petal Power

Mary Pat Matheson, CEO of Atlanta Botanical Garden, speaks to Kath Hudson

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72 Sponsored briefing

Professionalising your attractions security team

NW Security Group looks at network video and audio

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76 Review

MuseumNext

Intellectuals from across the museums sector gathered recently for the European edition of MuseumNext

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78 Theme parks

Playing the Looney Tune

As new and exciting leisure opportunities increase in the Middle East, Yas Island welcomes the US$1bn Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi. We speak to the two key members of the team behind the landmark project

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84 Museums

License to Thrill

A brand new James Bond visitor attraction, nestled snugly inside a mountain peak in Sölden, Austria, opened this July. We talked to the operator and architect

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90 Promotional feature

RMA

RMA Ltd is a design and build company that specialises in themed attractions, theme parks, auditorium and 4D theatre shows, and dark rides

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94 Tourism

Aloha Hainan

This year, two global waterpark brands came to the island province of Hainan in China. We look at what’s going on

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100 Show preview

Euro Attractions Show

The European edition of IAAPA’s trade show comes to Amsterdam, the Netherlands in September. Here’s what to expect

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105 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches

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106 Promotional feature

Sally Corporation

Sally Corporation offers a fun, new underwater dark ride perfect for parks large and small

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COMPANY PROFILES
Holovis

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

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

We are pleased to announce that Euro Attractions Show is now IAAPA Expo Europe. [more...]
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

EAG International Expo 2020 to showcase breakthrough technology for coin-operated visitor attractions
This year's EAG International Expo, which will take place between 14 and 16 January at ExCeL London. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Simworx - The power to move you…
Simworx is acknowledged as one of the world’s leaders in the supply of 4D Effects Cinemas and Motion Simulation Attractions. Find out more...
More videos:
Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR – Red Raion
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2019 – Red Raion
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23-25 Mar 2020

MuseumNext Europe

Edinburgh Festival Hub, Edinburgh,
23-25 Mar 2020

Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure Exhibition (DEAL)

Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2018 issue 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

Rewilding

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View on turning pages
View online
12 People profile

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan archives have finally found a home

View on turning pages
View online
14 People profile

Dolly Parton

Singer-songwriter Dolly Parton announces the expansion of Dollywood theme park

View on turning pages
View online
16 People profile

Anton Vidal

Anton Vidal is director general of Poble Espanyol which has completed a 10-year, €10m improvement plan

View on turning pages
View online
20 Science Centres news

China and Unesco to promote science

Unesco has reached an agreement with science museums in China to promote the exchange and sharing of science resources between them and other institutions across the world

View on turning pages

21 Visitor Attractions news

Thai cave to become museum following rescue

The cave in which 12 Thai schoolboys and their football coach were trapped for 18 days is to be turned into a museum highlighting the bold rescue operation that saw them escape unharmed

View on turning pages

22 Theme Parks news

Parques Reunidos acquires Wet ‘n’ Wild

village roadshow has announced the sale of its Wet ‘n’ Wild waterpark in Sydney, Australia, with Spanish operator Parques reunidos buying the property for AU$40m (US$29.6m)

View on turning pages

24 Waterparks news

Universal considering Fantastic Worlds park

Comcast executive vice president Stephen Burke has confirmed that Universal is looking at building a fourth gate in Orlando, with the theme park set to be the latest to join the market’s lucrative attractions sector

View on turning pages

27 Museums & Galleries news

London Cartoon Museum plans relocation

Architecture and design practice Sam Jacob Studio will give London’s Cartoon Museum “greater flexibility” in displaying its collection, having been appointed to design its new home

View on turning pages

28 Heritage news

Queen’s art to be moved during palace refurb

More than 10,000 works of art from the British royal family’s private collection will be relocated during the $489.6m refurb of Buckingham Palace

View on turning pages

31 Zoos & Aquariums news

Merlin opening first whale sanctuary

Merlin chief executive Nick Varney has reiterated the company’s stance on cetacean captivity, as it embarks on its first steps to create an ocean sanctuary for a pair of captive beluga whales

View on turning pages

34 Interview

Coen Bertens

Fairytale theme park Efteling has gone from strength to strength during its 65-year history, enchanting more visitors last year than ever before. We talk to COO Coen Bertens about its success

View on turning pages
View online
40 Promotional feature

EAS

This year’s Euro Attractions Show promises to be the biggest in the history of the event, with a brand new schedule of seminars to match

View on turning pages
View online
42 Aquariums

High Waters

We visited the brand new Aquatis Aquarium-Vivarium in Switzerland for a journey through our planet’s freshwater environments

View on turning pages
View online
48 Promotional feature

nWave

With more than two decades of experience creating high quality original content, nWave looks ahead as it continues to produce its own industry-leading creations

View on turning pages
View online
52 Rides

Riding the rails

Four multi-million-dollar rollercoasters, including Valkyria and Hyperion

View on turning pages
View online
On the cover: Iconic artist 's music archive opening to the public
58 Analysis

TEA/AECOM Theme Index 2017

The TEA/AECOM Report 2017 shows major theme park operators had an outstanding year, while stabilised global economies and strong investment planning bodes well for the global attractions industry going forward

View on turning pages
View online
63 Analysis

EMEA Focus

Margreet Papamichael, founder of CLEAR Associates about what The TEA/AECOM Report 2017 means for the EMEA region

View on turning pages
View online
66 Visitor attractions

Petal Power

Mary Pat Matheson, CEO of Atlanta Botanical Garden, speaks to Kath Hudson

View on turning pages
View online
72 Sponsored briefing

Professionalising your attractions security team

NW Security Group looks at network video and audio

View on turning pages
View online
76 Review

MuseumNext

Intellectuals from across the museums sector gathered recently for the European edition of MuseumNext

View on turning pages
View online
78 Theme parks

Playing the Looney Tune

As new and exciting leisure opportunities increase in the Middle East, Yas Island welcomes the US$1bn Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi. We speak to the two key members of the team behind the landmark project

View on turning pages
View online
84 Museums

License to Thrill

A brand new James Bond visitor attraction, nestled snugly inside a mountain peak in Sölden, Austria, opened this July. We talked to the operator and architect

View on turning pages
View online
90 Promotional feature

RMA

RMA Ltd is a design and build company that specialises in themed attractions, theme parks, auditorium and 4D theatre shows, and dark rides

View on turning pages
View online
94 Tourism

Aloha Hainan

This year, two global waterpark brands came to the island province of Hainan in China. We look at what’s going on

View on turning pages
View online
100 Show preview

Euro Attractions Show

The European edition of IAAPA’s trade show comes to Amsterdam, the Netherlands in September. Here’s what to expect

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

Product Innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches

View on turning pages
View online
106 Promotional feature

Sally Corporation

Sally Corporation offers a fun, new underwater dark ride perfect for parks large and small

View on turning pages
View online
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Alligator park coming to London's Old Kent Road
Avanton, a London-based property developer, has announced plans to create an alligator farm and enclosure to be built on the UK capital's Old Kent Road.
Amsterdam's new National Holocaust Museum benefits from €4m German donation
Construction of a new National Holocaust Museum in Amsterdam is expected to begin in February, following the donation of €4m (US$4.5m, £3.4m) from the German government.
French culture minister announces plans for satirical cartoon centre five years after Charlie Hebdo terror attack
Five years after the terror attack on Charlie Hebdo, a satirical newspaper based in Paris, the French government has announced plans to open a centre dedicated to editorial and satirical cartoons.
Warner Bros announces Harry Potter retailtainment store in New York
Interactive experiences and photo opportunities will be part of the offering, when the world's largest dedicated Harry Potter store opens in New York City later this year.
Hong Kong's Ocean Park unveils major adventure-themed repositioning plan
Financial assistance from the Hong Kong government is expected to help the territory's theme park, Ocean Park, to implement an ambitious new repositioning plan that will shape it into seven experiential zones, all with an overarching theme of adventure.
Pushkin-inspired Russian theme park to open in 2023
A new Russian theme park inspired by the literary poems and fairy tales of Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin is being created by Dutch design and production company Jora Vision.
Fantastic Beasts to go on display at Natural History Museum
London's Natural History Museum is set to a host an exhibition inspired by the creatures featured in JK Rowling's Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them series.
Plans submitted for one of Europe's "biggest cultural projects"
Plans for the £337m ($438m, €394m) Museum of London, designed by Stanton Williams, Asif Khan and Julian Harrap Architects, have been submitted to the City of London Corporation.
Thierry Coup reveals new details about Super Nintendo World as Universal launches new music video
Thierry Coup, senior vice president of Universal Creative, has revealed new details for Super Nintendo World alongside the release of a music video to promote the soon-to-debut attraction at Universal Studios Japan.
Six Flags admits China theme park projects could be shelved
The stop-start affair that is Six Flags' expansion into Chinese territory may never come to fruition it seems after the US theme park operator revealed continuing problems with its partner in China.
Grand Egyptian Museum set for launch by end of year
The Grand Egyptian Museum, construction of which began in 2006 but was delayed by the 2011 revolution in Egypt, is finally to open in the last quarter of 2020. The Egyptian government has said that it expects five million visitors per year to the Giza "mega museum".
Old Trafford looks to improve visitor experience – appoints Merlin veteran as ops director
Emirates Old Trafford – the home ground of Lancashire County Cricket Club (LCCC) – has appointed a visitor attraction specialist as its new operations director.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Holovis

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

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

We are pleased to announce that Euro Attractions Show is now IAAPA Expo Europe. [more...]
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

EAG International Expo 2020 to showcase breakthrough technology for coin-operated visitor attractions
This year's EAG International Expo, which will take place between 14 and 16 January at ExCeL London. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Simworx - The power to move you…
Simworx is acknowledged as one of the world’s leaders in the supply of 4D Effects Cinemas and Motion Simulation Attractions. Find out more...
More videos:
Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR – Red Raion
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2019 – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

23-25 Mar 2020

MuseumNext Europe

Edinburgh Festival Hub, Edinburgh,
23-25 Mar 2020

Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure Exhibition (DEAL)

Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

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

©Cybertrek 2020

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
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