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7 Editor's letter

Help save the planet

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12 People profile

Michael Mercadante

New TEA president reveals his plans to take the organisation to the "next level" in the themed entertainment sector
14 People profile

Tyra Banks

Supermodel and entrepreneur announces plans for "first of its kind experiential attraction"
16 People profile

Anthony Geffen

Documentary maker on using immersive technologies to create "life-changing experiences"
20 Science Centres news

Europe’s largest science centre

Ground has been broken in Turkey on what is expected to become the largest science centre in Europe, attracting upward of 30 million visitors per year
20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Keep calm, turn 30, and keep pushing boundaries
21 Visitor Attractions news

Antorcha to help SeaWorld reach 'full potential’

SeaWorld's new CEO Gus Antorcha has said he plans to help the organisation reach its "full potential", following several years of turmoil
22 Waterparks news

New attractions planned for US parks

Three US theme parks acquired from EPR Properties last year are undergoing extensive enhancements and rebranding by new owners Six Flags Entertainment
22 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

A new age of expectation
24 Theme Park news

K-Pop theme park at heart of US$4bn plans

A huge new development in Korea is set to go ahead after stalling twice since 2007, with the new attraction boasting a gargantuan K-pop and natural history theme park as its centrepiece
27 Museums & Galleries news

Self-constructing robot museum in the works

Turkish design bureau Melike Altinisik Architects (MAA) have been selected to build a museum of robotics with components that "construct themselves”
28 Heritage news

First ever Machu Picchu wheelchair tours offered

At 8,000ft (2,438m) above sea level, the Inca city of Machu Picchu is a stiff climb even for the able-bodied, and has been completely inaccessible for those in a wheelchair
31 Zoos & Aquariums news

Oklahoma City Zoo planning US$70m renovation

Oklahoma City Zoo has plans for a new African enclosure that would see a dedicated area for giraffes, penguins and African wild dogs, with other renovations also planned
31 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

The importance of accreditation
32 Technology news

Google launches human discovery platform

Google Arts and Culture has launched a massive online science museum platform with a number of museums, curators and archivists in 23 countries around the world
34 Interview

Miguel Quintana Pali

The founder of Mexico’s eco-friendly cultural heritage attraction Xcaret speaks to Attractions Management
On the Cover: Supermodel and entrepreneur eyes attractions market with new venture
42 Openings

The road ahead

A preview of the biggest developments opening across the world in 2019
50 Rides

Hot Wheels

We look at the exciting and innovative rides opening this year
54 Show report

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018

Attractions Management was in attendance in Orlando at the biggest show of the year
56 Show report

Awards Season

Revealing the winners of a number of prestigious awards handed out in November
58 Show report

Women of Disney

Some of Disney’s most talented female leaders share their stories about how they got to be where they are today
62 Show report

Charming the world

Tom Mehrmann and Roland Mack discuss how to become an ambassador for culture rather than a stereotype
64 Interview

Changing faces

We speak to the three men charged with leading IAAPA into its next century
68 Mystery shopper

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

A new Ocean Park has opened near Shanghai. Alice Davis paid a visit
72 Promotional feature

Parkex

Why a good parking experience adds to the attraction
74 Animal care

Sea change

Merlin is preparing to launch the world’s first cetacean open water sanctuary
80 Museums

Climate Museum

Cultural consultant Bridget McKenzie is taking action against climate change
84 Waterparks

Splashing the cash

David Camp looks at the waterparks sector and how it can benefit the rest of the industry
88 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches
COMPANY PROFILES
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

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

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
WhiteWater

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

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VIDEO GALLERY

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Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
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29-31 Oct 2019

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Hilton Athens, Athens, Greece
18-22 Nov 2019

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Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
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Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2019 issue 1
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

Help save the planet

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12 People profile

Michael Mercadante

New TEA president reveals his plans to take the organisation to the "next level" in the themed entertainment sector
14 People profile

Tyra Banks

Supermodel and entrepreneur announces plans for "first of its kind experiential attraction"
16 People profile

Anthony Geffen

Documentary maker on using immersive technologies to create "life-changing experiences"
20 Science Centres news

Europe’s largest science centre

Ground has been broken in Turkey on what is expected to become the largest science centre in Europe, attracting upward of 30 million visitors per year
20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Keep calm, turn 30, and keep pushing boundaries
21 Visitor Attractions news

Antorcha to help SeaWorld reach 'full potential’

SeaWorld's new CEO Gus Antorcha has said he plans to help the organisation reach its "full potential", following several years of turmoil
22 Waterparks news

New attractions planned for US parks

Three US theme parks acquired from EPR Properties last year are undergoing extensive enhancements and rebranding by new owners Six Flags Entertainment
22 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

A new age of expectation
24 Theme Park news

K-Pop theme park at heart of US$4bn plans

A huge new development in Korea is set to go ahead after stalling twice since 2007, with the new attraction boasting a gargantuan K-pop and natural history theme park as its centrepiece
27 Museums & Galleries news

Self-constructing robot museum in the works

Turkish design bureau Melike Altinisik Architects (MAA) have been selected to build a museum of robotics with components that "construct themselves”
28 Heritage news

First ever Machu Picchu wheelchair tours offered

At 8,000ft (2,438m) above sea level, the Inca city of Machu Picchu is a stiff climb even for the able-bodied, and has been completely inaccessible for those in a wheelchair
31 Zoos & Aquariums news

Oklahoma City Zoo planning US$70m renovation

Oklahoma City Zoo has plans for a new African enclosure that would see a dedicated area for giraffes, penguins and African wild dogs, with other renovations also planned
31 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

The importance of accreditation
32 Technology news

Google launches human discovery platform

Google Arts and Culture has launched a massive online science museum platform with a number of museums, curators and archivists in 23 countries around the world
34 Interview

Miguel Quintana Pali

The founder of Mexico’s eco-friendly cultural heritage attraction Xcaret speaks to Attractions Management
On the Cover: Supermodel and entrepreneur eyes attractions market with new venture
42 Openings

The road ahead

A preview of the biggest developments opening across the world in 2019
50 Rides

Hot Wheels

We look at the exciting and innovative rides opening this year
54 Show report

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018

Attractions Management was in attendance in Orlando at the biggest show of the year
56 Show report

Awards Season

Revealing the winners of a number of prestigious awards handed out in November
58 Show report

Women of Disney

Some of Disney’s most talented female leaders share their stories about how they got to be where they are today
62 Show report

Charming the world

Tom Mehrmann and Roland Mack discuss how to become an ambassador for culture rather than a stereotype
64 Interview

Changing faces

We speak to the three men charged with leading IAAPA into its next century
68 Mystery shopper

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

A new Ocean Park has opened near Shanghai. Alice Davis paid a visit
72 Promotional feature

Parkex

Why a good parking experience adds to the attraction
74 Animal care

Sea change

Merlin is preparing to launch the world’s first cetacean open water sanctuary
80 Museums

Climate Museum

Cultural consultant Bridget McKenzie is taking action against climate change
84 Waterparks

Splashing the cash

David Camp looks at the waterparks sector and how it can benefit the rest of the industry
88 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches
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Scott Carver Architects to renovate oldest theatre in New South Wales, Australia
The Victoria Theatre, the oldest in the Australian state of New South Wales, is to undergo a renovation led by Scott Carver Architects aimed at conserving its heritage features and reviving it as a venue for live performances.
State-of-the-art aquarium to open in Vietnam in early 2020
A new high-tech aquarium that developers claim will be a model for future aquarium projects is to open on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam, in early 2020.
Universal reveals new details for Beijing resort, announces seven themed lands
Universal Studios' under-construction Beijing theme park and resort will feature seven immersive, themed lands, it has announced.
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry has long-term future secured after US$125m donation
Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth C. Griffin is to have the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago named after him, following a donation of US$125m (€113.5m, £98.9m) from his charitable fund.
MoMA's $450m Diller Scofidio + Renfro renovation is unveiled
After a five-year, $450m (€409m, £356m) renovation project split over two phases, New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) reopens next week with 102,000sq ft (9,500sq m) of new gallery and public space.
Oregon Coast Aquarium to build marine rehabilitation centre in $18m renovation
The Oregon Coast Aquarium is raising a targeted $18.2m (€16.5m, £14.4m) to remodel its facilities, improve its learning experience and build a marine rehabilitation centre.
Swiss National Museum debuts exhibition in renovated west wing
An overview of Swiss craftsmanship dating back a thousand years of history has gone on display at the Swiss National Museum in Zurich, with the opening of a new exhibition in the building's newly renovated west wing.
David Adjaye's Ruby City art gallery has opened in Texas
The Ruby City contemporary art centre, designed by British architect Sir David Adjaye, has opened in San Antonio, Texas.
Sculptural shipwreck tower with observation deck planned for Prague
Sculptor David Černý and architect Tomáš Císař from the studio Black n' Arch have designed a 135m ( 450ft)-tall tower for Prague that is shaped like an upended shipwreck and has an observation deck at the top.
Silverstone Experience to open later this month following construction delays
The Silverstone Experience, a National Lottery Heritage Fund-backed project that will put the archive of the British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) on display to the public, will open in Northamptonshire, UK, on 25 October.
PortAventura announces plans to build Europe's largest solar park
PortAventura, the theme park and resort near Barcelona, Spain, is planning to install what will be the largest self-consumption solar plant in a European resort, enabling it to derive a third of its energy needs from the sun.
Brooks + Scarpa and KMF Architects design revealed for Mennello Museum expansion
Newly unveiled designs Brooks + Scarpa and KMF Architects for a $20m (€18m, £16m), 40,000sq ft (3,700sq m) expansion of Florida's Mennello Museum of American Art show a mixture and merging of indoor and outdoor spaces.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Antonio Zamperla Spa

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

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

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
WhiteWater

WhiteWater was born in 1980 to create places where families unite and make joyful lasting memories [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Rebranded EAG International Expo set to become leading trade show for the international entertainment and attractions industry
The newly rebranded Entertainment, Attractions and Gaming International Expo (EAG) is set to become the entertainment industry’s leading and most comprehensive trade event. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Jurassic War - Immersive tunnel movie trailer
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Trailer Peter Pan - Saving Tinkerbell VR – Red Raion
Red Raion: Meet the Team - Introduction – Red Raion
Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

29-31 Oct 2019

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H)

Hilton Athens, Athens, Greece
18-22 Nov 2019

IAAPA Expo

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
+ More diary  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

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

©Cybertrek 2019

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