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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
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
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Behind the Scenes of IAAPA Expo 2022 with Michael Shelton
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Attractions Management 2018 issue 3
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

Rewilding

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profile

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan archives have finally found a home

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profile

Dolly Parton

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

View in digital edition
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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition

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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition
View online
52 Rides

Riding the rails

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

View in digital edition
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 in digital edition
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 in digital edition
View online
66 Visitor attractions

Petal Power

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

View in digital edition
View online
72 Sponsored briefing

Professionalising your attractions security team

NW Security Group looks at network video and audio

View in digital edition
View online
76 Review

MuseumNext

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

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

Product Innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches

View in digital edition
View online
106 Promotional feature

Sally Corporation

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

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
Carowinds expands to year-round opening, confirms Aeronautica opening for 2023
Carowinds theme park in North Carolina, US, has launched year-round operations this month (January 2023).
Disney hints at new gate for Walt Disney World as part of Lake Nona campus development
Disney has filed a planning application that kickstarts the group's plans to create a future regional campus and HQ in Florida, US.
London's Natural History Museum works with Thoughtworks and Amazon Web Services on Urban Nature project
Natural History Museum has embarked on a project which will turn the iconic museum's London location into a biologically diverse green space.
London to get its own "Garden in the sky", as Camden Highline gets green light
Planning approval has been granted for Camden Highline, a project to transform a section of disused railway into a new elevated urban park for London.
Continuum Attractions takes over Loch Ness attraction and pledge £1.5m investment
Continuum Attractions has acquired The Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition near Inverness, Scotland, UK.
Esbjerg’s landmark maritime center, designed by WERK Arkitekter and Snøhetta, opens to the public
A new landmark maritime centre has opened to the public in Esbjerg, Denmark.
SEVEN to open world’s first indoor Discovery Adventures centres in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN) has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery to bring purpose-built indoor adventures centres to the Kingdom.
Eden Project Morecambe secures £50m Levelling Up investment
Plans to create a new Eden Project North attraction in Morecambe, UK, have been given a major boost after the central government pledged to support the scheme with £50m worth of funding.
David Willrich takes the baton from Terry Monkton as chair of Experience UK
David Willrich has been appointed chair of Experience UK, replacing the outgoing Terry Monkton, who has steered the organisation over the past two years.
Universal to launch two new attraction concepts – one in Texas and another in Las Vegas
Universal Parks & Resorts has revealed plans to launch two entirely new visitor attractions concepts – a family-focused theme park and resort in Texas and a year-round horror experience in Las Vegas.
SeaWorld's Arctic Coaster to raise awareness of devastation of climate change
SeaWorld will open a new Arctic Rescue coaster at its San Diego theme park in early 2023.
Super Nintendo World opening at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023
The highly-anticipated Super Nintendo World will open to visitors at Universal Studios Hollywood on 17 February 2023.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Behind the Scenes of IAAPA Expo 2022 with Michael Shelton
There is no place like IAAPA Expo, it’s the place to take in the most exciting sights, smells, tastes, and sensations that will take your career and attraction to new heights! The excitement, energy and opportunity are palpable. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2022
Last year was a blast! Find out more...
More videos:
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

05-06 Mar 2023

CryoCON 2023

Renaissance at Plano Legacy West Hotel, Dallas, United States
10-12 May 2023

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, China
+ More diary  
 


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©Cybertrek 2023

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