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Attractions Management 2019 issue 2
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9 Editor's letter

Sustainable travel

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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14 People profile

Dan Ashe

The president and CEO for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums on the organisation's plans for the future

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18 People profile

Prince Harry

The Duke of Sussex on his role as president of the African Parks Network

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20 People profile

Vitali Klitschko

With the help of Europa Park, the multi-time boxing champion turned politician dreams up theme park plan for Kyiv, Ukraine

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22 Science Centres news

Techniquest’s expansion

Welsh science discovery centre Techniquest is building a £5.7m (US$7.4m) expansion that will more than double its exhibition space and use a remarkable power source – fish

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22 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Celebrate, reflect, act, Herbert Münder, Ecsite president

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23 Visitor Attractions news

George RR Martin joins collective Meow Wolf

George RR Martin has taken up a position at Meow Wolf, with the immersive art collective naming the Game of Thrones author as its chief world builder

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24 Waterparks news

Expansion for Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure

Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark has a major expansion on the cards, with plans to open a dozen new rides in the middle of 2020

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24 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Addressing GDPR one year on, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

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26 Theme Parks news

Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland

The hotly anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge has opened its doors at the Disneyland resort in California, following a threeyear construction project

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29 Museums & Galleries news

Overcrowding forced temporary Louvre closure

The Louvre in Paris was forced to close recently due to overcrowding

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31 Heritage news

Notorious prison soon to reopen as museum

Portugal’s new National Museum of Resistance and Freedom opened to the public on 27 April – the 45th anniversary of the closure of the building where it is situated: the notorious Peniche political prison

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32 Zoos & Aquariums news

Expansion for St Louis Zoo's primate habitats

The St Louis Zoo in Missouri, US, has announced plans for a major US$11.5m expansion of its Primate House, with the 35,000sq ft (10,668sq m) addition set to be completed in 2021

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32 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

Providing missing data to fight extinction, Dalia A Conde, director of science, Species360

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34 Technology news

Disney-backed Tyff on plans US expansion

Immersive entertainment company Tyffon has successfully raised US$7.8m (€7m, £6.17m) in new funding to help it expand its Tyffonium free-roam virtual reality location-based experiences outside of Japan

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36 Interview

Alvaro Silberstein

Wheel the World is opening new doors for disability tourism. Its co-founder speaks to Tom Anstey

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On the Cover: Committed to saving African wildlife with African Parks Network , p18
40 Trends report

Welcome to the future

We break down the American Alliance of Museums’ TrendsWatch report

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44 Rides

Art Attack

We look at major ride openings at visitor attractions across the globe

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48 Top team

Made in China

The birthplace of William Shakespeare will be recreated at the home of China’s most famous playwright. We speak to the team behind the ambitious project

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54 Promotional feature

Animalive

Animalive is a premier manufacturer of interactive animation products. Its founder, Ali Kord, explains how its recent joint venture will take the company’s award-winning products to the next level

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58 Museums

Day out at the museum

The Network of European Museum Organisations has launched a Political Internships scheme. We speak to the programme’s creator about what this could mean for museums

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62 Promotional feature

Red Raion

Red Raion, the CGI studio specialised in media based attractions, has collaborated with Unlimited Leisure Holdings to create a new 4D movie, which will be presented at Unlimited Snow’s newest park

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64 Show report

Global Appeal

TEA Summit and SATE Europe Christine Kerr reports from the TEA’s Summit, Thea Awards and SATE Europe

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68 Interview

Pure Imagication

Adlabs Imagica is India’s largest theme park destination. Its joint CEO speaks to Kath Hudson

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72 Science Centres

Science for the senses

We speak to Wolfgang Hansch about Germany’s premier science institution

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78 Social media

Look at this absolute unit

How the Museum of English Rural Life cultivated a Twitter following of more than 134,000 people using memes

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82 Show review

IAAPA Expo Asia

What was on offer at the show, plus news from some of the attending exhibitors

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88 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovations

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

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COMPANY PROFILES
Mather & Co

We lead the world in incredible museum, exhibition, and attraction design. We work across the herita [more...]
instantprint

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
Holovis

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

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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Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment – Red Raion
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Attractions Management 2019 issue 2
Download PDF
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Magazine archive
9 Editor's letter

Sustainable travel

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profile

Dan Ashe

The president and CEO for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums on the organisation's plans for the future

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profile

Prince Harry

The Duke of Sussex on his role as president of the African Parks Network

View in digital edition
View online
20 People profile

Vitali Klitschko

With the help of Europa Park, the multi-time boxing champion turned politician dreams up theme park plan for Kyiv, Ukraine

View in digital edition
View online
22 Science Centres news

Techniquest’s expansion

Welsh science discovery centre Techniquest is building a £5.7m (US$7.4m) expansion that will more than double its exhibition space and use a remarkable power source – fish

View in digital edition

22 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Celebrate, reflect, act, Herbert Münder, Ecsite president

View in digital edition
View online
23 Visitor Attractions news

George RR Martin joins collective Meow Wolf

George RR Martin has taken up a position at Meow Wolf, with the immersive art collective naming the Game of Thrones author as its chief world builder

View in digital edition

24 Waterparks news

Expansion for Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure

Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark has a major expansion on the cards, with plans to open a dozen new rides in the middle of 2020

View in digital edition

24 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Addressing GDPR one year on, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

View in digital edition
View online
26 Theme Parks news

Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland

The hotly anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge has opened its doors at the Disneyland resort in California, following a threeyear construction project

View in digital edition

29 Museums & Galleries news

Overcrowding forced temporary Louvre closure

The Louvre in Paris was forced to close recently due to overcrowding

View in digital edition

31 Heritage news

Notorious prison soon to reopen as museum

Portugal’s new National Museum of Resistance and Freedom opened to the public on 27 April – the 45th anniversary of the closure of the building where it is situated: the notorious Peniche political prison

View in digital edition

32 Zoos & Aquariums news

Expansion for St Louis Zoo's primate habitats

The St Louis Zoo in Missouri, US, has announced plans for a major US$11.5m expansion of its Primate House, with the 35,000sq ft (10,668sq m) addition set to be completed in 2021

View in digital edition

32 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

Providing missing data to fight extinction, Dalia A Conde, director of science, Species360

View in digital edition
View online
34 Technology news

Disney-backed Tyff on plans US expansion

Immersive entertainment company Tyffon has successfully raised US$7.8m (€7m, £6.17m) in new funding to help it expand its Tyffonium free-roam virtual reality location-based experiences outside of Japan

View in digital edition

36 Interview

Alvaro Silberstein

Wheel the World is opening new doors for disability tourism. Its co-founder speaks to Tom Anstey

View in digital edition
View online
On the Cover: Committed to saving African wildlife with African Parks Network , p18
40 Trends report

Welcome to the future

We break down the American Alliance of Museums’ TrendsWatch report

View in digital edition
View online
44 Rides

Art Attack

We look at major ride openings at visitor attractions across the globe

View in digital edition
View online
48 Top team

Made in China

The birthplace of William Shakespeare will be recreated at the home of China’s most famous playwright. We speak to the team behind the ambitious project

View in digital edition
View online
54 Promotional feature

Animalive

Animalive is a premier manufacturer of interactive animation products. Its founder, Ali Kord, explains how its recent joint venture will take the company’s award-winning products to the next level

View in digital edition
View online
58 Museums

Day out at the museum

The Network of European Museum Organisations has launched a Political Internships scheme. We speak to the programme’s creator about what this could mean for museums

View in digital edition
View online
62 Promotional feature

Red Raion

Red Raion, the CGI studio specialised in media based attractions, has collaborated with Unlimited Leisure Holdings to create a new 4D movie, which will be presented at Unlimited Snow’s newest park

View in digital edition
View online
64 Show report

Global Appeal

TEA Summit and SATE Europe Christine Kerr reports from the TEA’s Summit, Thea Awards and SATE Europe

View in digital edition
View online
68 Interview

Pure Imagication

Adlabs Imagica is India’s largest theme park destination. Its joint CEO speaks to Kath Hudson

View in digital edition
View online
72 Science Centres

Science for the senses

We speak to Wolfgang Hansch about Germany’s premier science institution

View in digital edition
View online
78 Social media

Look at this absolute unit

How the Museum of English Rural Life cultivated a Twitter following of more than 134,000 people using memes

View in digital edition
View online
82 Show review

IAAPA Expo Asia

What was on offer at the show, plus news from some of the attending exhibitors

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

Product innovations

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

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
Mather & Co

We lead the world in incredible museum, exhibition, and attraction design. We work across the herita [more...]
instantprint

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
Holovis

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

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 TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment – 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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