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Attractions Management 2019 issue 3
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7 Editor’s Letter

Neuroscience

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

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14 People profile

Tom Hennes

Tom Hennes discusses how he has transformed the Empire State Building's visitor experience

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16 People profile

Dimitrios Pandermalis

The Acropolis Museum has just celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Its president, Dimitrios Pandermalis, talks about his plans to take the museum forward in the next decade and beyond

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20 People profile

Gus Antorcha

SeaWorld's new CEO Gus Antorcha on the company's new direction as it starts to recover following several years of turmoil

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22 Science Centres news

Project North gets 2023 opening date

Eden Project North – an £85m (US$108m) marine-centred recreational complex and leisure attraction in Morecambe, UK, has been set an opening date of Q2 2023

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25 Visitor Attractions news

Overseas expansion for Museum of Ice Cream

The Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) has announced plans to open several new locations, both in the US and internationally over the next 18 months, starting with its first New York City flagship in Q4 2019

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26 Theme Park news

The Avengers coming to Disneyland in 2020

This year's D23 fan event in Anaheim was the setting for a host of announcements in regards to Disney's parks, with a new Avengers attraction sitting at the top of the pile

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28 Waterparks news

Great Wolf expanding overseas

US waterpark operator Great Wolf Resorts has announced plans to open its first venture overseas, with the Great Wolf Lodge coming to Oxfordshire, UK, in 2022

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28 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Reinvestment leads to stability, Aleatha Ezra, WWA 

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31 Museums & Galleries news

AUS$57.5m renovation for Australian Museum

A major renovation project that will expand touring exhibition halls and create several new facilities at the Australian Museum in Sydney saw the venue closed to the public on 19 August

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33 Heritage news

Norwich Cathedral installs Helter-skelter

A 55-ft (16.8m) helter-skelter ride set up in the nave of Norwich Cathedral in England has offered visitors a new perspective on the historic building, say cathedral bosses

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34 Zoos & Aquariums news

Vertical aquarium

A 170,000sq ft (51,816sq m) vertical aquarium is one of the ideas being considered for a proposed 500ft-high (152m) observation tower at the centre of a development project in San Diego

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34 Industry Opinion

Zoos&Aquariums news

Emergency Preparedness, Janet Ho, WAZA executive office

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36 Technology news

Predicting the entertainment venue of the future

Entertainment venues need to undergo technological and design upgrades to prepare them for the experienceseeking consumer of 2040, according to research by Euromonitor International

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38 Interview

Chris Perry

Royal Caribbean’s Chris Perry talks about the operator’s new ‘Perfect Day’ private island destinations

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44 Research

Theme and Museum Index 2018

The big players in the theme park industry reach a record 500 million visitors

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On the Cover: How neuroscience is reshaping the visitor experience
52 News report

Epic Universe

Universal announces plans for the single largest theme park investment in its history

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56 Technology

The show must go on

Circus Roncalli does away with live animal performances in exchange for cutting-edge hologram show

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60 Museums

Brain power

Neuroscientist Dr Tedi Asher speaks about her research into gallery audiences

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64 Promotional feature

Holovis

The Future of Guest Experiences: this time, it's personal

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66 Mystery shopper

Catching butterflies

Jane Kitchen visit’s Dollywood’s US$37m Wildwood Grove expansion

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70 Awards

Museums and Heritage Awards

This year’s winners are revealed

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80 Museums

A museum in motion

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image is undergoing a AUS$40m renewal. CEO Katrina Sedgwick talks about the plans

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84 Tourism

The dark side

With locations like Chernobyl increasing in popularity, Kath Hudson looks at the dark side of the global tourism sector

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88 Promotional feature

Whitewater

WhiteWater thinks outside the box to create memorable, immersive experiences that go beyond the thrill

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90 Rides

Monsters, myths and motorbikes

We take a look at some of the biggest ride openings for visitor attractions worldwide, including Universal’s new Hagrid coaster

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96 Promotional feature

OurPeople

Home to the world-revered peppa pig world and welcoming more than one million visitors every year, paultons park was voted Tripadvisor’s number one UK amusement park for the fourth year running in 2019

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98 Show Preview

IAAPA Expo Europe

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

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104 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

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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...]
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
TOR Systems Ltd

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

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

Attractions industry to reunite this September at IAAPA Expo Europe in London
For the first time in more than a decade, industry leaders from across the global attractions industry will once again gather in London as part of the annual IAAPA Expo Europe, the sector’s premier international event. [more...]
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...
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Attractions Management 2019 issue 3
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s Letter

Neuroscience

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profile

Tom Hennes

Tom Hennes discusses how he has transformed the Empire State Building's visitor experience

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Dimitrios Pandermalis

The Acropolis Museum has just celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Its president, Dimitrios Pandermalis, talks about his plans to take the museum forward in the next decade and beyond

View in digital edition
View online
20 People profile

Gus Antorcha

SeaWorld's new CEO Gus Antorcha on the company's new direction as it starts to recover following several years of turmoil

View in digital edition
View online
22 Science Centres news

Project North gets 2023 opening date

Eden Project North – an £85m (US$108m) marine-centred recreational complex and leisure attraction in Morecambe, UK, has been set an opening date of Q2 2023

View in digital edition

25 Visitor Attractions news

Overseas expansion for Museum of Ice Cream

The Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) has announced plans to open several new locations, both in the US and internationally over the next 18 months, starting with its first New York City flagship in Q4 2019

View in digital edition

26 Theme Park news

The Avengers coming to Disneyland in 2020

This year's D23 fan event in Anaheim was the setting for a host of announcements in regards to Disney's parks, with a new Avengers attraction sitting at the top of the pile

View in digital edition

28 Waterparks news

Great Wolf expanding overseas

US waterpark operator Great Wolf Resorts has announced plans to open its first venture overseas, with the Great Wolf Lodge coming to Oxfordshire, UK, in 2022

View in digital edition

28 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Reinvestment leads to stability, Aleatha Ezra, WWA 

View in digital edition
View online
31 Museums & Galleries news

AUS$57.5m renovation for Australian Museum

A major renovation project that will expand touring exhibition halls and create several new facilities at the Australian Museum in Sydney saw the venue closed to the public on 19 August

View in digital edition

33 Heritage news

Norwich Cathedral installs Helter-skelter

A 55-ft (16.8m) helter-skelter ride set up in the nave of Norwich Cathedral in England has offered visitors a new perspective on the historic building, say cathedral bosses

View in digital edition

34 Zoos & Aquariums news

Vertical aquarium

A 170,000sq ft (51,816sq m) vertical aquarium is one of the ideas being considered for a proposed 500ft-high (152m) observation tower at the centre of a development project in San Diego

View in digital edition

34 Industry Opinion

Zoos&Aquariums news

Emergency Preparedness, Janet Ho, WAZA executive office

View in digital edition
View online
36 Technology news

Predicting the entertainment venue of the future

Entertainment venues need to undergo technological and design upgrades to prepare them for the experienceseeking consumer of 2040, according to research by Euromonitor International

View in digital edition

38 Interview

Chris Perry

Royal Caribbean’s Chris Perry talks about the operator’s new ‘Perfect Day’ private island destinations

View in digital edition
View online
44 Research

Theme and Museum Index 2018

The big players in the theme park industry reach a record 500 million visitors

View in digital edition
View online
On the Cover: How neuroscience is reshaping the visitor experience
52 News report

Epic Universe

Universal announces plans for the single largest theme park investment in its history

View in digital edition
View online
56 Technology

The show must go on

Circus Roncalli does away with live animal performances in exchange for cutting-edge hologram show

View in digital edition
View online
60 Museums

Brain power

Neuroscientist Dr Tedi Asher speaks about her research into gallery audiences

View in digital edition
View online
64 Promotional feature

Holovis

The Future of Guest Experiences: this time, it's personal

View in digital edition
View online
66 Mystery shopper

Catching butterflies

Jane Kitchen visit’s Dollywood’s US$37m Wildwood Grove expansion

View in digital edition
View online
70 Awards

Museums and Heritage Awards

This year’s winners are revealed

View in digital edition
View online
80 Museums

A museum in motion

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image is undergoing a AUS$40m renewal. CEO Katrina Sedgwick talks about the plans

View in digital edition
View online
84 Tourism

The dark side

With locations like Chernobyl increasing in popularity, Kath Hudson looks at the dark side of the global tourism sector

View in digital edition
View online
88 Promotional feature

Whitewater

WhiteWater thinks outside the box to create memorable, immersive experiences that go beyond the thrill

View in digital edition
View online
90 Rides

Monsters, myths and motorbikes

We take a look at some of the biggest ride openings for visitor attractions worldwide, including Universal’s new Hagrid coaster

View in digital edition
View online
96 Promotional feature

OurPeople

Home to the world-revered peppa pig world and welcoming more than one million visitors every year, paultons park was voted Tripadvisor’s number one UK amusement park for the fourth year running in 2019

View in digital edition
View online
98 Show Preview

IAAPA Expo Europe

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

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

Product Innovation

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
Simworx Ltd

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

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
TOR Systems Ltd

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

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Attractions industry to reunite this September at IAAPA Expo Europe in London
For the first time in more than a decade, industry leaders from across the global attractions industry will once again gather in London as part of the annual IAAPA Expo Europe, the sector’s premier international event. [more...]
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 2022 – Red Raion
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
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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