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Attractions Management 2020 issue 1
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5 Editor's letter

Fighting for our future

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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10 People profile

Michael Blau

The new TEA president lays out his plans for the organisation

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12 People profile

Brian Morrow

Creating new worlds and immersing people in them

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16 People profile

Scott Ault

Scott Ault on his new partnership with Jeremy Railton

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18 Science Centres news

Works starts on Jodrell Bank development

Construction has begun on a Hassell-designed grasscovered dome pavilion at Jodrell Bank to help celebrate the site’s heritage and the beginnings of radio astronomy when it opens in 2021

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19 Visitor Attractions news

NASA plans International Space Station hotel

NASA has chosen a team led by Axiom Space, with design by Philippe Starck, to create a commercial space station that will host professional astronauts and private explorers

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20 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

The power of storytelling, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

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20 Waterparks news

Gardaland announces Legoland Water Park

Europe's first Legoland Water Park is set to open at Gardaland later this year, with the new attraction set to become the first Legoland waterpark to open in a non-Legoland destination

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22 Theme Park news

Disney predicts US$280m coronavirus hit

Disney has predicted that the coronavirus outbreak will cost its parks division an estimated US$280m after the operator shut down both its Shanghai and Hong Kong resorts as a result of the quickly-spreading virus

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25 Museums & Galleries news

Academy Museum to open doors in December

Hollywood icon Tom Hanks has announced the long-awaited opening of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, with the iconic addition to Hollywood set to open on 14 December 2020

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27 Heritage news

AR brings Jerusalem's history to life

The Tower of David – Museum of the History of Jerusalem has started offering "mixed and augmented reality" tours that allow visitors to experience key moments from Jerusalem's history via digital technology

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28 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

Zoos respond to Australian bushfires, Gavrielle Kirk-Cohen, WAZA director of communications

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28 Zoos & Aquariums news

SeaWorld plan to end dolphin 'surfing' shows

Following on from its 2017 decision to end its orca stunt shows in favour of an educational alternative, SeaWorld has announced it will cease the practice of trainers riding on dolphins in its shows

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30 Technology news

Disney reveals Spider-Man stunt robot

Disney's new Spider-Man attraction, coming to Disney's California Adventure later this year, will feature a world-first, with an animatronic version of the web-slinger set to perform live-action stunts in the new Avengers Campus

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32 Interview

Antoni Alarcon

New legislation is turning Barcelona Zoo ‘animalist’. Kath Hudson speaks to its director, Antoni Alarcon about these changes

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On the Cover: Climate change activist inspires the world to look at their carbon footprints but what steps are attractions taking?
38 New Opening

World builders

Rounding the biggest openings of 2020 across the visitor attractions sector

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46 Rides

Riding the wave

Innovative and exciting rides are set to open this year. We round them up

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52 Theme Parks

By Toutatis!

Tom Anstey speaks to Park Astérix’s deputy director, Guy Vassel

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56 IAAPA Legends

Shooting for the stars

The Imagineers who created Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge reveal its secrets

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60 Mystery shop

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Does Disney’s highly-anticipated addition live up to the hype? Tom Anstey paid a visit

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64 Museums

Sing Sing Prison

Sing Sing is opening a museum dedicated to reforming criminal justice system

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70 Sustainability

The carbon crisis

Are the tourism and attractions industries doing enough to tackle climate change?

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76 Awards

Awards season

Who are the winners of IAAPA and the TEA’s highest accolades? We list who picked up the latest Thea Awards

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78 IAAPA

Brass Ring Awards

Who are the winners of IAAPA and the TEA’s highest accolades? We list who picked up the latest Brass Ring Awards

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82 Show review

IAAPA Attractions Expo

All the news coming out of the biggest attractions show of 2019

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85 Museums

Back to square one

The team behind Brazil’s fire damaged Museu Nacional are creating a new model for museums across the continent

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88 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovation

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

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COMPANY PROFILES
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Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [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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Attractions Management 2020 issue 1
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Fighting for our future

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
10 People profile

Michael Blau

The new TEA president lays out his plans for the organisation

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profile

Brian Morrow

Creating new worlds and immersing people in them

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Scott Ault

Scott Ault on his new partnership with Jeremy Railton

View in digital edition
View online
18 Science Centres news

Works starts on Jodrell Bank development

Construction has begun on a Hassell-designed grasscovered dome pavilion at Jodrell Bank to help celebrate the site’s heritage and the beginnings of radio astronomy when it opens in 2021

View in digital edition

19 Visitor Attractions news

NASA plans International Space Station hotel

NASA has chosen a team led by Axiom Space, with design by Philippe Starck, to create a commercial space station that will host professional astronauts and private explorers

View in digital edition

20 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

The power of storytelling, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

View in digital edition

20 Waterparks news

Gardaland announces Legoland Water Park

Europe's first Legoland Water Park is set to open at Gardaland later this year, with the new attraction set to become the first Legoland waterpark to open in a non-Legoland destination

View in digital edition

22 Theme Park news

Disney predicts US$280m coronavirus hit

Disney has predicted that the coronavirus outbreak will cost its parks division an estimated US$280m after the operator shut down both its Shanghai and Hong Kong resorts as a result of the quickly-spreading virus

View in digital edition

25 Museums & Galleries news

Academy Museum to open doors in December

Hollywood icon Tom Hanks has announced the long-awaited opening of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, with the iconic addition to Hollywood set to open on 14 December 2020

View in digital edition

27 Heritage news

AR brings Jerusalem's history to life

The Tower of David – Museum of the History of Jerusalem has started offering "mixed and augmented reality" tours that allow visitors to experience key moments from Jerusalem's history via digital technology

View in digital edition

28 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

Zoos respond to Australian bushfires, Gavrielle Kirk-Cohen, WAZA director of communications

View in digital edition

28 Zoos & Aquariums news

SeaWorld plan to end dolphin 'surfing' shows

Following on from its 2017 decision to end its orca stunt shows in favour of an educational alternative, SeaWorld has announced it will cease the practice of trainers riding on dolphins in its shows

View in digital edition

30 Technology news

Disney reveals Spider-Man stunt robot

Disney's new Spider-Man attraction, coming to Disney's California Adventure later this year, will feature a world-first, with an animatronic version of the web-slinger set to perform live-action stunts in the new Avengers Campus

View in digital edition

32 Interview

Antoni Alarcon

New legislation is turning Barcelona Zoo ‘animalist’. Kath Hudson speaks to its director, Antoni Alarcon about these changes

View in digital edition
View online
On the Cover: Climate change activist inspires the world to look at their carbon footprints but what steps are attractions taking?
38 New Opening

World builders

Rounding the biggest openings of 2020 across the visitor attractions sector

View in digital edition
View online
46 Rides

Riding the wave

Innovative and exciting rides are set to open this year. We round them up

View in digital edition
View online
52 Theme Parks

By Toutatis!

Tom Anstey speaks to Park Astérix’s deputy director, Guy Vassel

View in digital edition
View online
56 IAAPA Legends

Shooting for the stars

The Imagineers who created Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge reveal its secrets

View in digital edition
View online
60 Mystery shop

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Does Disney’s highly-anticipated addition live up to the hype? Tom Anstey paid a visit

View in digital edition
View online
64 Museums

Sing Sing Prison

Sing Sing is opening a museum dedicated to reforming criminal justice system

View in digital edition
View online
70 Sustainability

The carbon crisis

Are the tourism and attractions industries doing enough to tackle climate change?

View in digital edition
View online
76 Awards

Awards season

Who are the winners of IAAPA and the TEA’s highest accolades? We list who picked up the latest Thea Awards

View in digital edition
View online
78 IAAPA

Brass Ring Awards

Who are the winners of IAAPA and the TEA’s highest accolades? We list who picked up the latest Brass Ring Awards

View in digital edition
View online
82 Show review

IAAPA Attractions Expo

All the news coming out of the biggest attractions show of 2019

View in digital edition
View online
85 Museums

Back to square one

The team behind Brazil’s fire damaged Museu Nacional are creating a new model for museums across the continent

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

Product innovation

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
Europa Park extends winter opening for the first time as part of Hallowinter celebration
For the first time in its history, Europa-Park has announced it will remain open between Halloween and the start of its winter schedule as part of a ‘HALLOWinter’ offering.
V&A renames childhood museum as part of £13m redevelopment
Construction work has begun on a £13m redevelopment project which will look to transform the V&A Museum of Childhood into the UK’s "premier national museum" entirely dedicated to children.
Tokyo's Harry Potter studio tour will have Fantastic Beasts universe
The Harry Potter studio tour attraction, planned for the Japanese capital city Tokyo, will span a total of 322,000sq ft when it opens to the public in 2023.
Jacksonville Zoo reveals US$50m masterplan
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens in Florida, US has launched a fundraising campaign to fund an ambitious US$50m redevelopment and redesign project.
Boris Johnson throws his support behind Eden Project North in Morecambe
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has thrown his weight behind plans to build an Eden Project North visitor attraction in the Lancashire seaside town of Morecambe.
Liseberg's Underlandet wins Europe's Best New Ride award for 2021
The Underlandet family attraction at Swedish theme park Liseberg has won the European Star Award for Europe’s Best New Ride 2021.
Melissa Ruminot to take the reins as TEA president
The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has named Melissa Ruminot as its president-elect.
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.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [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

IAAPA helps move leisure and attractions industry forward with IAAPA Expo Europe
As the leisure and attractions industry continues to recover and look to the future, IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, is moving forward with plans to host IAAPA Expo Europe this September. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide | Atlantis Dubai
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24-25 Nov 2021

Scotland’s National Tourism Industry Conference

EICC, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
01-07 Dec 2022

World Leisure Congress 2022

tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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