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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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Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [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
Themed Entertainment Association sets up presence in China
The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has established an official presence in China, with a company registered in Shanghai.
Doctors in Belgium prescribe museum visits for patients struggling with pandemic stress
Patients treated for stress in the Belgian capital Brussels will be offered free visits to museums, as part of a three-month trial designed to rebuild mental health amid the COVID- 19 pandemic.
Universal Resort Beijing welcomes first visitors
Universal Parks & Resorts has opened the first phase of its new Universal Beijing Resort, marking its entry into the fast-growing Chinese attractions market.
Paul Kent joins Simworx
Simworx has appointed Paul Kent as its global business development manager.
New champagne visitor attraction by Casson Mann and Atelier Phileas takes visitors on a journey 'from the earth to the bubble'
A new visitor attraction and cultural destination, located at the foot of the historic slopes of Aÿ-Champagne commune, is taking a fresh approach to exploring the history of champagne.
Further details revealed for Orlando's Peppa Pig theme park
Merlin Entertainments has revealed further details of the first ever stand-alone Peppa Pig theme park, set to open at its Legoland Florida Resort in the US in 2022.
Countdown begins for 17th World Leisure Congress 2022 in Dunedin, New Zealand
The 17th World Leisure Congress will take place in Dunedin, New Zealand, from 12 to 16 December 2022.
Kings Dominion to launch 4D roller coaster as part of Jungle X-Pedition in 2022
Kings Dominion theme park in Virginia, US, will launch a 4D roller coaster in 2022, as part of an entirely new area at the popular attraction.
Andy Grant and Panorama Group join forces to create global destination development firm
Panorama Group and Andy Grant have joined forces to create a new company providing global resort and entertainment development services.
Disneyland's new spa features precious stone gifted by Californian Miwok Tribe Elder
Disney’s Imagineers have created a brand new boutique retreat named Tenaya Stone Spa, opening 16 September 2021, at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.
Players of new Chaos Karts AR concept will feel as though they’re in a video game
Chaos Karts, a new gaming-based visitor attraction combining go-karts and augmented reality (AR), will open in London, UK, this month (August 2021).
Therme Group to expand global footprint with waterfront development in Toronto
Global wellbeing organisation, Therme Group, has today announced plans for a CAN$350m (€236.3m, £201.8m, US$280.8m) resort in Toronto, Canada, at Ontario Place.
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COMPANY PROFILES
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

EMS personal training: shockingly simple
People's fitness goals are extremely diverse – ranging from an elite athlete focused on the next goal to someone who dislikes all activity due to chronic back pain. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide | Atlantis Dubai
More videos:
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
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DIARY

 

29-30 Sep 2021

International Wellness Tourism Conference

Virtual conference, United States
01-07 Dec 2022

World Leisure Congress 2022

tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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