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Attractions Management 2018 issue 4
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7 Editor’s letter

The power of IP’s

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

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12 People profile

Joanna Lumley

Iconic British actress Joanna Lumley has given her patronage to a Peter Pan-themed literary visitor attraction

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16 People profile

Marco Balich

Marco Balich on creating a stunning immersive experience allowing visitors to step inside the works of Michelangelo

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18 People profile

Hal McEvoy

Hal McEvoy named as IAAPA president and CEO

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20 Science Centres news

Qatar planetarium to open in December

Qatar’s first planetarium is scheduled to open its doors in late 2018 as part of a larger expansion of the country’s Katara Cultural Village

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20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Gamification meets citizen dialogues writes Herbert MÜnder

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21 Visitor Attractions news

Mountain gallery completed in China

A dramatic mountain-top arts centre has been built in the Hebei Province of China’s Yanshan Mountains

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22 Waterparks news

Six Flags acquires Illinois’ Magic Waters

Six Flags is taking ownership of another attraction, adding the Magic Waters Waterpark in Cherry Valley, Illinois, to its growing portfolio

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22 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

Necessity driving new ideas in the waterparks sector writes Aleatha Ezra 

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24 Theme Parks news

Moomins attraction completes construction

Japan’s first Moominsthemed amusement park, located in Hanno near Tokyo, has completed construction and will begin a phased opening next month

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27 Museums & Galleries news

Ice art gallery to open in Reykjavik

Norwegian entrepreneur Kirsten- Marie Holmen is to open an ice-themed art gallery in Iceland

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29 Heritage news

Norwich Castle Museum granted £9.2m

The historic Keep at Norwich Castle in Britain is to be restored to resemble its Norman heyday following the injection of £9.2m (US$11.8m) financing from UK grants body the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)

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30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Brevard Zoo given boost for aquarium

Florida’s Brevard Zoo’s plans for a lagoon-themed aquarium has received a significant boost from a US$10m tax funding scheme from Brevard County

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32 Technology news

Gallery launches AR puzzle game

US art museum the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA) has launched a new augmented reality app that is able to transform spaces into giant puzzles

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34 Interview

Ken Bretschneider and Josh Shipley

Evermore is one of the US’s newest theme parks. We speak to CEO Ken Bretschneider and chief creative officer Josh Shipley

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44 Promotional feature

Clip ‘n Climb

A market leader conquering the highest peaks

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46 Mystery shopper

A walk in the shark

Tom Anstey visited the New York Aquarium to find out more about its major expansion

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52 Promotional feature

Polin

Integrating technology into waterparks

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54 News report

Mammoth implications

There are efforts being made to open a park with living woolly mammoths in Siberia

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56 Rides

Themed dreams

We take a look at some of the major openings at visitor attractions worldwide

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On the cover: The legendary George Carlin is among those honoured in the new National Comedy Center
62 Theme Parks

Fan power

Jordan Middleton explains how operators can best work with their audiences

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66 Tourism

The Tourist Trap

What role could attractions play to keep tourism beneficial for residents and visitors alike? Kath Hudson reports

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70 Conference

Creativity Cocktail

This year’s SATE conference came to the global epicentre for themed entertainment – Orlando – as the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) searched for the secrets to “The Experience Recipe”.

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74 Promotional feature

Whitewater

WhiteWater is branching out of the waterpark business as it introduces two new attractions products and its brand new Vantage guest engagement and management software

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77 Show report

Enabling fun

Tom Anstey was on-hand to see what was on offer at this year’s Euro Attractions Show

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80 Promotional feature

Alterface

Mixed Reality & Interactivity

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82 Museums

The perfect punchline

The team behind the US’s new National Comedy Center share their experiences

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88 Museums

Frozen delights

San Francisco’s Museum of Ice Cream is making its stay permanent following a hugely successful first year

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92 Promotional feature

IdeAttack

IdeAttack specialises in the planning and design of high-end tourism destinations. Dan Thomas, explains more about the company and its work overseas in China

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96 Heritage and museums

Kicking the dust

The Heritage Lottery Fund has created a scheme to engage young people in heritage

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100 Openings

Dundee design

The V&A has opened a new home in Dundee, Scotland

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106 Promotional feature

Simtec

Simtec is a flying theatre and simulator ride supplier for the attractions industry, as well as a manufacturer of driving and flight simulation applications

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110 Show preview

IAAPA Attractions Expo

The 2018 IAAPA Attractions Expo kicks off on 12 November. Here’s what to expect from the show and its exhibitors

View in digital edition
View online
114 Promotional feature

Picsolve

Capturing your visitors and destination in one shareable moment

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View online
115 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches 

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117 Promotional feature

Sally Corporation

Sally Corporation partners with Aardman to create a Shaun the Sheep dark ride

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118 Promotional feature

Simworx

Simworx CEO, Terry Monkton, takes us through the life of a ride, from conception to creation

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COMPANY PROFILES
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia
When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

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03-04 Sep 2022

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Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2018 issue 4
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

The power of IP’s

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profile

Joanna Lumley

Iconic British actress Joanna Lumley has given her patronage to a Peter Pan-themed literary visitor attraction

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Marco Balich

Marco Balich on creating a stunning immersive experience allowing visitors to step inside the works of Michelangelo

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profile

Hal McEvoy

Hal McEvoy named as IAAPA president and CEO

View in digital edition
View online
20 Science Centres news

Qatar planetarium to open in December

Qatar’s first planetarium is scheduled to open its doors in late 2018 as part of a larger expansion of the country’s Katara Cultural Village

View in digital edition

20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Gamification meets citizen dialogues writes Herbert MÜnder

View in digital edition
View online
21 Visitor Attractions news

Mountain gallery completed in China

A dramatic mountain-top arts centre has been built in the Hebei Province of China’s Yanshan Mountains

View in digital edition

22 Waterparks news

Six Flags acquires Illinois’ Magic Waters

Six Flags is taking ownership of another attraction, adding the Magic Waters Waterpark in Cherry Valley, Illinois, to its growing portfolio

View in digital edition

22 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

Necessity driving new ideas in the waterparks sector writes Aleatha Ezra 

View in digital edition
View online
24 Theme Parks news

Moomins attraction completes construction

Japan’s first Moominsthemed amusement park, located in Hanno near Tokyo, has completed construction and will begin a phased opening next month

View in digital edition

27 Museums & Galleries news

Ice art gallery to open in Reykjavik

Norwegian entrepreneur Kirsten- Marie Holmen is to open an ice-themed art gallery in Iceland

View in digital edition

29 Heritage news

Norwich Castle Museum granted £9.2m

The historic Keep at Norwich Castle in Britain is to be restored to resemble its Norman heyday following the injection of £9.2m (US$11.8m) financing from UK grants body the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)

View in digital edition

30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Brevard Zoo given boost for aquarium

Florida’s Brevard Zoo’s plans for a lagoon-themed aquarium has received a significant boost from a US$10m tax funding scheme from Brevard County

View in digital edition

32 Technology news

Gallery launches AR puzzle game

US art museum the Minneapolis Institute of Art (MIA) has launched a new augmented reality app that is able to transform spaces into giant puzzles

View in digital edition

34 Interview

Ken Bretschneider and Josh Shipley

Evermore is one of the US’s newest theme parks. We speak to CEO Ken Bretschneider and chief creative officer Josh Shipley

View in digital edition
View online
44 Promotional feature

Clip ‘n Climb

A market leader conquering the highest peaks

View in digital edition
View online
46 Mystery shopper

A walk in the shark

Tom Anstey visited the New York Aquarium to find out more about its major expansion

View in digital edition
View online
52 Promotional feature

Polin

Integrating technology into waterparks

View in digital edition
View online
54 News report

Mammoth implications

There are efforts being made to open a park with living woolly mammoths in Siberia

View in digital edition
View online
56 Rides

Themed dreams

We take a look at some of the major openings at visitor attractions worldwide

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: The legendary George Carlin is among those honoured in the new National Comedy Center
62 Theme Parks

Fan power

Jordan Middleton explains how operators can best work with their audiences

View in digital edition
View online
66 Tourism

The Tourist Trap

What role could attractions play to keep tourism beneficial for residents and visitors alike? Kath Hudson reports

View in digital edition
View online
70 Conference

Creativity Cocktail

This year’s SATE conference came to the global epicentre for themed entertainment – Orlando – as the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) searched for the secrets to “The Experience Recipe”.

View in digital edition
View online
74 Promotional feature

Whitewater

WhiteWater is branching out of the waterpark business as it introduces two new attractions products and its brand new Vantage guest engagement and management software

View in digital edition
View online
77 Show report

Enabling fun

Tom Anstey was on-hand to see what was on offer at this year’s Euro Attractions Show

View in digital edition
View online
80 Promotional feature

Alterface

Mixed Reality & Interactivity

View in digital edition
View online
82 Museums

The perfect punchline

The team behind the US’s new National Comedy Center share their experiences

View in digital edition
View online
88 Museums

Frozen delights

San Francisco’s Museum of Ice Cream is making its stay permanent following a hugely successful first year

View in digital edition
View online
92 Promotional feature

IdeAttack

IdeAttack specialises in the planning and design of high-end tourism destinations. Dan Thomas, explains more about the company and its work overseas in China

View in digital edition
View online
96 Heritage and museums

Kicking the dust

The Heritage Lottery Fund has created a scheme to engage young people in heritage

View in digital edition
View online
100 Openings

Dundee design

The V&A has opened a new home in Dundee, Scotland

View in digital edition
View online
106 Promotional feature

Simtec

Simtec is a flying theatre and simulator ride supplier for the attractions industry, as well as a manufacturer of driving and flight simulation applications

View in digital edition
View online
110 Show preview

IAAPA Attractions Expo

The 2018 IAAPA Attractions Expo kicks off on 12 November. Here’s what to expect from the show and its exhibitors

View in digital edition
View online
114 Promotional feature

Picsolve

Capturing your visitors and destination in one shareable moment

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

Product Innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches 

View in digital edition
View online
117 Promotional feature

Sally Corporation

Sally Corporation partners with Aardman to create a Shaun the Sheep dark ride

View in digital edition
View online
118 Promotional feature

Simworx

Simworx CEO, Terry Monkton, takes us through the life of a ride, from conception to creation

View in digital edition
View online
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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
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia
When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – 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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