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7 Editor's letter

Help save the planet

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 People profile

Michael Mercadante

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

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14 People profile

Tyra Banks

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

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16 People profile

Anthony Geffen

Documentary maker on using immersive technologies to create "life-changing experiences"

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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

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20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Keep calm, turn 30, and keep pushing boundaries

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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

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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

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22 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

A new age of expectation

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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

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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”

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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

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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

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31 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

The importance of accreditation

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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

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34 Interview

Miguel Quintana Pali

The founder of Mexico’s eco-friendly cultural heritage attraction Xcaret speaks to Attractions Management

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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

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50 Rides

Hot Wheels

We look at the exciting and innovative rides opening this year

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54 Show report

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018

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

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56 Show report

Awards Season

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

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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

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62 Show report

Charming the world

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

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64 Interview

Changing faces

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

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68 Mystery shopper

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

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

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72 Promotional feature

Parkex

Why a good parking experience adds to the attraction

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74 Animal care

Sea change

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

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80 Museums

Climate Museum

Cultural consultant Bridget McKenzie is taking action against climate change

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84 Waterparks

Splashing the cash

David Camp looks at the waterparks sector and how it can benefit the rest of the industry

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88 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches

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COMPANY PROFILES
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
Triotech

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

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
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VIDEO GALLERY

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center
RideHOUSE is an iconic waterplay complex purposefully designed for young kids and families to enjoy. Find out more...
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Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
Attractions Management 2019 issue 1
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

Help save the planet

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profile

Michael Mercadante

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

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profile

Tyra Banks

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

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Anthony Geffen

Documentary maker on using immersive technologies to create "life-changing experiences"

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition

20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Keep calm, turn 30, and keep pushing boundaries

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

22 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

A new age of expectation

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition

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”

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

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

View in digital edition

31 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

The importance of accreditation

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition

34 Interview

Miguel Quintana Pali

The founder of Mexico’s eco-friendly cultural heritage attraction Xcaret speaks to Attractions Management

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition

50 Rides

Hot Wheels

We look at the exciting and innovative rides opening this year

View in digital edition
View online
54 Show report

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018

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

View in digital edition
View online
56 Show report

Awards Season

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

View in digital edition
View online
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

View in digital edition
View online
62 Show report

Charming the world

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

View in digital edition
View online
64 Interview

Changing faces

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

View in digital edition
View online
68 Mystery shopper

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

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

View in digital edition
View online
72 Promotional feature

Parkex

Why a good parking experience adds to the attraction

View in digital edition
View online
74 Animal care

Sea change

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

View in digital edition
View online
80 Museums

Climate Museum

Cultural consultant Bridget McKenzie is taking action against climate change

View in digital edition
View online
84 Waterparks

Splashing the cash

David Camp looks at the waterparks sector and how it can benefit the rest of the industry

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

Product innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
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
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
Triotech

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

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center
RideHOUSE is an iconic waterplay complex purposefully designed for young kids and families to enjoy. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – 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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