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7 Editor's letter

Planning for disaster

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

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16 People profile

Jason deCaires Taylor

Jason deCaires Taylor underwater sculptures

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20 People profile

Sir Tim Smit

Sir Tim Smits energy revolution

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22 People profile

David Walliams

David Walliams’ new theme park attraction

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26 Science Centres news

US$125m donation secures science institution

Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth C Griffin is to have the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago named after him, following a donation of US$125m from his charitable fund

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27 Visitor Attractions news

IAAPA opens new global HQ in Orlando

One of the attractions industry's global associations, IAAPA, has officially opened its new headquarters building in Orlando, providing the organisation with a custom-built facility it says is designed to support its members

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28 Theme Park news

Universal reveals themed lands for Beijing park

Universal Studios' has revealed its under-construction Beijing theme park and resort will feature seven themed lands

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30 Waterparks news

Blackstone takes 65 per cent stake in Great Wolf

Great Wolf Resorts, which runs 18 familyoriented waterpark and entertainment resorts in the US and Canada, is targeting accelerated growth under a new joint ownership venture that sees hospitality and leisure investor Blackstone Real Estate Partners take a 65 per cent controlling interest in the company

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30 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Delivering the Guest Experience, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

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32 Technology news

Palace of Versailles tour welcomes VR visitors

Google has created a virtual reality tour of the Palace of Versailles, allowing people to explore the architecture, artworks and history of the former home of French royalty wherever they are in the world

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35 Museums & Galleries news

Architects chosen for Polish Army Museum project

Architecture firm NM Architekci has won an international competition to design a permanent exhibition space for the new Polish Army Museum in Warsaw

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36 Heritage news

Billions earmarked for India heritage project

A programme of authentic reconstruction of 11 historic sites in India and the setting up of 100 experiential museums are among ambitious plans under development by India's culture ministry

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38 Zoos & Aquariums news

Mississippi Aquarium sets April 2020 opening date

The Mississippi Aquarium has announced an opening date of 30 April 2020

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38 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums news

Making an urgent call to halt species decline, Gavrielle Kirk- Cohen, WAZA

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40 Interview

Yves Pépin

A man whose spectaculars have been witnessed by billions, Yves Pépin speaks about his trail-blazing career

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46 Rides

Supersonic

We take a look at some of the most significant ride openings around the world

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On the Cover: IAAPA chair for 2020 maps out year ahead for the organisation
52 Preview

Rulantica Rising

Germany’s top theme park is about to launch a €180m addition with the opening of its long-awaited second gate. Attractions Management looks at Rulantica and how the new waterpark addition is taking shape

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56 Theme Parks

Parisian Magic

Daniel Delcourt and David Wilson share more about Disney’s €2bn expansion of Disneyland Paris

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60 Show review

IAAPA Europe

Tom Anstey travelled to Paris for this year’s IAAPA Expo Europe

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62 Promotional feature

Simworx Ltd

CEO, Terry Monkton, takes us through the development of two unique projects, from conception to creation

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66 Waterparks

Water World

Debrecen in Hungary is gaining an iconic new addition – a US$30.1m waterpark

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70 Promotional feature

WhiteWater

WhiteWater’s Una deBoer tells us how the company maintains elite safety standards in waterparks and the steps operators can take to improve safety across the entire industry

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74 Operations

Disaster Management

What can be learned from the experiences of those unfortunate operators who have had to react when disaster strikes?

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78 Exhibitions

World Tour

Kath Hudson looks at the potential of the pop-up and touring exhibition market

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84 Profile

Amanda Thompson

IAAPA’s new chair for 2020 map out plans for the century ahead

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86 Profile

David Rosenberg

IAAPA’s outgoing chair looks back and what’s next for incoming chair, Amanda Thompson

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90 Show Preview

IAAPA Attractions Expo

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

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96 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovations

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

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99 Promotional feature

QubicaAMF

QubicaAMF creates a new generation of pinspotter technology

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COMPANY PROFILES
TOR Systems Ltd

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

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
WhiteWater

WhiteWater was born in 1980 to create places where families unite and make joyful lasting memories [more...]
Simworx Ltd

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

Triotech and Benoit Cornet’s Bold Move to collaborate on breakthrough innovative media-based attractions
Triotech has announced a breakthrough alliance with Benoit Cornet and Bold Move to bring a new collaborative approach to the design of media-based attractions – with an emphasis on adding value for operators. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2019 issue 4
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

Planning for disaster

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Jason deCaires Taylor

Jason deCaires Taylor underwater sculptures

View in digital edition
View online
20 People profile

Sir Tim Smit

Sir Tim Smits energy revolution

View in digital edition
View online
22 People profile

David Walliams

David Walliams’ new theme park attraction

View in digital edition
View online
26 Science Centres news

US$125m donation secures science institution

Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth C Griffin is to have the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago named after him, following a donation of US$125m from his charitable fund

View in digital edition

27 Visitor Attractions news

IAAPA opens new global HQ in Orlando

One of the attractions industry's global associations, IAAPA, has officially opened its new headquarters building in Orlando, providing the organisation with a custom-built facility it says is designed to support its members

View in digital edition

28 Theme Park news

Universal reveals themed lands for Beijing park

Universal Studios' has revealed its under-construction Beijing theme park and resort will feature seven themed lands

View in digital edition

30 Waterparks news

Blackstone takes 65 per cent stake in Great Wolf

Great Wolf Resorts, which runs 18 familyoriented waterpark and entertainment resorts in the US and Canada, is targeting accelerated growth under a new joint ownership venture that sees hospitality and leisure investor Blackstone Real Estate Partners take a 65 per cent controlling interest in the company

View in digital edition

30 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Delivering the Guest Experience, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

View in digital edition
View online
32 Technology news

Palace of Versailles tour welcomes VR visitors

Google has created a virtual reality tour of the Palace of Versailles, allowing people to explore the architecture, artworks and history of the former home of French royalty wherever they are in the world

View in digital edition

35 Museums & Galleries news

Architects chosen for Polish Army Museum project

Architecture firm NM Architekci has won an international competition to design a permanent exhibition space for the new Polish Army Museum in Warsaw

View in digital edition

36 Heritage news

Billions earmarked for India heritage project

A programme of authentic reconstruction of 11 historic sites in India and the setting up of 100 experiential museums are among ambitious plans under development by India's culture ministry

View in digital edition

38 Zoos & Aquariums news

Mississippi Aquarium sets April 2020 opening date

The Mississippi Aquarium has announced an opening date of 30 April 2020

View in digital edition

38 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums news

Making an urgent call to halt species decline, Gavrielle Kirk- Cohen, WAZA

View in digital edition
View online
40 Interview

Yves Pépin

A man whose spectaculars have been witnessed by billions, Yves Pépin speaks about his trail-blazing career

View in digital edition
View online
46 Rides

Supersonic

We take a look at some of the most significant ride openings around the world

View in digital edition
View online
On the Cover: IAAPA chair for 2020 maps out year ahead for the organisation
52 Preview

Rulantica Rising

Germany’s top theme park is about to launch a €180m addition with the opening of its long-awaited second gate. Attractions Management looks at Rulantica and how the new waterpark addition is taking shape

View in digital edition
View online
56 Theme Parks

Parisian Magic

Daniel Delcourt and David Wilson share more about Disney’s €2bn expansion of Disneyland Paris

View in digital edition
View online
60 Show review

IAAPA Europe

Tom Anstey travelled to Paris for this year’s IAAPA Expo Europe

View in digital edition
View online
62 Promotional feature

Simworx Ltd

CEO, Terry Monkton, takes us through the development of two unique projects, from conception to creation

View in digital edition
View online
66 Waterparks

Water World

Debrecen in Hungary is gaining an iconic new addition – a US$30.1m waterpark

View in digital edition
View online
70 Promotional feature

WhiteWater

WhiteWater’s Una deBoer tells us how the company maintains elite safety standards in waterparks and the steps operators can take to improve safety across the entire industry

View in digital edition
View online
74 Operations

Disaster Management

What can be learned from the experiences of those unfortunate operators who have had to react when disaster strikes?

View in digital edition
View online
78 Exhibitions

World Tour

Kath Hudson looks at the potential of the pop-up and touring exhibition market

View in digital edition
View online
84 Profile

Amanda Thompson

IAAPA’s new chair for 2020 map out plans for the century ahead

View in digital edition
View online
86 Profile

David Rosenberg

IAAPA’s outgoing chair looks back and what’s next for incoming chair, Amanda Thompson

View in digital edition
View online
90 Show Preview

IAAPA Attractions Expo

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

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

Product innovations

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

View in digital edition
View online
99 Promotional feature

QubicaAMF

QubicaAMF creates a new generation of pinspotter technology

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
Disney to open Avengers Campus at Disneyland California on 4 June
Disney has confirmed that it will open its long-awaited Avengers Campus at the Disneyland California resort in Anaheim on 4 June 2021.
World's top 100 museums and galleries suffer 77 per cent fall in visits during pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in visits to the world's top 100 museums and galleries falling by three quarters.
Chinese attractions industry entering 'growth phase'
The Chinese visitor attractions market is set to bounce back from the pandemic with significant growth over the coming years.
BRC founder Bob Rogers: '2021 will see a surge in our industry'
Bob Rogers, the founder of BRC Imagination Arts, has predicted that the visitor attraction industry will see a "surge in interest" during 2021, as the global tourism industry begins its slow journey to recovery.
REVEALED: IMG to operate 'glass elevator' chimney lift experience at Battersea in 2022
Global entertainments and events firm IMG has signed a contract to operate the Chimney Lift Experience at the Battersea Power Station.
Visits to leading UK attractions fell by 70 per cent in 2020
The UK's major visitor attractions recorded just 45.4 million visits during 2020 – a 70 per cent fall from the 151.3 million visits they received in 2019.
Warner Bros will tap into Japan's 'intense fandom' when Harry Potter tour opens in 2023
In August 2020, Warner Bros announced plans to open a Harry Potter Studio Tour in Japan – the second such attraction following the hugely popular studio experience in London, UK.
Christian Lachel appointed chief creative officer at BRC Imagination Arts
Global design and production agency BRC Imagination Arts has appointed Christian Lachel as chief creative officer, taking over the role from BRC founder Bob Rogers.
Work completed on iconic M+ museum designed by Herzog & de Meuron’s in Hong Kong
Construction work has been completed on the M+ museum building in Hong Kong, ahead of its grand opening later this year.
First images revealed of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny ride at Alton Towers
Merlin Entertainments has revealed images of the new Gangsta Granny: The Ride at its Alton Towers theme park in Staffordshire, UK.
International design challenge offers US$20k prize
A new international design challenge has been launched this month, inviting freelance designers in the themed entertainment to pitch their concepts for the next immersive, story-based experience.
'Oscars Museum' to host programme of virtual events ahead of September 2021 opening
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles has announced a busy programme of virtual events ahead of its grand opening later this year.
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COMPANY PROFILES
TOR Systems Ltd

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

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
WhiteWater

WhiteWater was born in 1980 to create places where families unite and make joyful lasting memories [more...]
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Triotech and Benoit Cornet’s Bold Move to collaborate on breakthrough innovative media-based attractions
Triotech has announced a breakthrough alliance with Benoit Cornet and Bold Move to bring a new collaborative approach to the design of media-based attractions – with an emphasis on adding value for operators. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Animalive - Introducing AnimaChat!
Introducing AnimaChat, one operator can live-stream into multiple venues. Find out more...
More videos:
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

05-07 May 2021

TEA SATE Europe 2020

PortAventura World, Tarragona, Spain
09 Jun 2021

IAAPA Expo Asia 2021

The Venetian Macao, Macao, China
+ More diary  
 


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