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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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DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [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
Universal Beijing Resort reveals expansion plans for second phase
Universal Beijing Resort in China is preparing to embark on the second phase of its construction programme.
Museum operators using AR to take their exhibits global
Two leading museum operators in the UK have partnered with an augmented reality specialist to present holographic exhibits and experiences for students around the world.
John McAslan + Partners-designed M7 cultural hub and museum opens in Doha
A new creative hub in Doha looks to position itself as the new heart of Qatar’s fashion and design industry – as well as a public showcase for innovation and entrepreneurship in the region.
North American and Japanese attractions dominate 2021 Thea Awards
North America and Japan-based visitor attractions and businesses picked up 14 of the 19 Thea Awards this year.
IAAPA news: VRstudios and Creative Works launch 'Fury' VR attraction
VRstudios and Creative Works have launched a new VR-based multiplayer attraction.
Herzog and de Meuron’s M+ museum of visual culture distils essence of Hong Kong
M+, described as Asia’s first global museum of contemporary visual culture, has opened in Hong Kong.
JRA becomes part of the RWS Entertainment Group
Experience design firm JRA has been acquired by live entertainment specialist RWS Entertainment Group. The news was revealed in a press conference today (16 November) at the IAAPA trade show in Orlando Florida.
Therme Group to submit planning permission for £100m wellbeing facility in Glasgow
Global developer and operator of wellbeing destinations Therme Group has inked a deal with Peel L&P for a new location in Glasgow called Therme Scotland.
Katapult, Simworx and Lagotronics partner for new trackless dark ride concept
Three themed attraction design and creation companies have collaborated to create a new dark ride described as 'like no other'.
Belfast's W5 Science Centre re-opens following £4.5m redevelopment
W5 Science Centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has re-opened to the public following a £4.5m redevelopment project which has added a number of new exhibits and galleries.
Eden Project partners with Grimshaw to create pavilion and drone show at COP26
The Eden Project has partnered with architectural practice Grimshaw to create a special pavilion at the COP 26 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.
Ad Gefrin attraction will celebrate '20th century’s most remarkable archaeological finds'
A new £10.4m cultural visitor experience, bringing to life what has been dubbed as one of the 20th century’s most remarkable archaeological finds, will open to the public in late 2022.
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COMPANY PROFILES
FORREC Ltd

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

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

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide | Atlantis Dubai
More videos:
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

01-07 Dec 2022

World Leisure Congress 2022

tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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