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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 | Harry & Meghan: 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
Holovis

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

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
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National Attractions Marketing Conference – an injection of adrenaline for UK attractions
The National Attractions Marketing Conference will see speakers representing some of the UK’s top visitor attractions and best-in-class marketing agencies gather on 6 June at Drayton Manor Theme Park & Resort in Staffordshire. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2019 issue 2
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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 | Harry & Meghan: 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
Merlin unveils record-breaking Hyperia coaster at Thorpe Park
Merlin Entertainments has launched its new Hyperia rollercoaster at Thorpe Park to celebrate its 45th year.
Second Chaos Karts launches in Dubai
Live action video game experience Chaos Karts has launched in a 15,000sq ft arena in Al Quoz, Dubai.
Vietnam Van Gogh exhibition uses VIOSO-powered immersive installations
Twenty-five cameras, nine servers, 70 projectors and a range of AV technologies are being used to bring the art of Van Gogh to life in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Use of cinematography techniques significantly increases engagement with VR
A study has found that the use of cinematic and video editing techniques can drastically increase the aesthetic appeal and user engagement of virtual reality environments.
Disneyland Paris renames theme park as part of $2 billion transformation
Disneyland Paris has unveiled a new name for Walt Disney Studios Park as part of the park’s US$2 billion transformation.
UK's Royal attractions had a bumper year in 2023
Numbers from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, (ALVA) show that Royal attractions saw a huge increase in visitor numbers during 2023 – the coronation year of King Charles III.
Efteling to convert steam trains to electric as part of green drive
The Everyday Heritage initiative celebrates and preserves working class histories
Off the back of the success of the first round of Everyday Heritage Grants in 2022, Historic England is funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage of working-class England.
Universal announces long-awaited details of its Epic Universe, set to open in 2025
Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and How to Train Your Dragon worlds to its Florida resort.
Heartbreak for Swedish theme park, Liseberg, as fire breaks out
A fire has destroyed part of the new water world, Oceana, at Liseberg in Sweden, and a construction worker has been reported missing.
Museum director apologises after comparing the city of Florence to a sex worker
Museum director Cecilie Hollberg has come under fire for comparing the city to a sex worker due to uncontrolled mass tourism.
Populous reveals plans for major e-sports arena in Saudi Arabia
Populous have unveiled their plans for a state-of-the-art e-sports arena, designed to stand as a central landmark in Qiddaya City’s gaming and e-sports district, Saudi Arabia.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Holovis

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

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

National Attractions Marketing Conference – an injection of adrenaline for UK attractions
The National Attractions Marketing Conference will see speakers representing some of the UK’s top visitor attractions and best-in-class marketing agencies gather on 6 June at Drayton Manor Theme Park & Resort in Staffordshire. [more...]
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06-06 Jun 2024

National Attractions Marketing Conference

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06-07 Jun 2024

World Sauna Forum 2024

Sataman Viilu , Jyväskylä, Finland
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