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Attractions Management 2015 issue 2
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7 Editor’s letter

Preservation

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 Science Centres News

Italy’s MUSE gears up for Ecsite forum

The European network of science centres and museums is set to descend on the Renzo Piano-designed MUSE (Museo delle Scienze) in Trento, Italy, for its annual conference

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13 Visitor Attractions News

Shrek’s Adventure steps up midway format

Eddie Saul, creative lead for Merlin Entertainment’s upcoming Shrek’s Adventure, has said the experience will push the company’s linear attraction model to new heights

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14 Waterparks News

Slagharen expands with Aqua Mexicana

Slagharen theme park and resort in the Netherlands has expanded its public offering following the opening of its new €6m ($6.7m, £4.3m) Mexican-themed waterpark

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16 Theme Parks News

Moscow Hamleys debuts theme park concept

Global toy retailer Hamleys has taken the first step to becoming an experience brand after opening a mini theme park in its new Moscow store – also the largest toy shop in Europe

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18 Museums & Galleries News

Museum gets art haul in wake of oil scandal

A museum in Brazil has been donated 139 works of art, all seized from individuals involved in a high-level corruption scandal relating to oil giant Petrobas

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20 Heritage News

More natural heritage funding needed: study

The world’s national parks and nature reserves are thought to be worth $600bn (£389bn, €535bn) a year, with around 8 billion tourism visits annually

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22 Zoos & Aquariums News

Safari park planned for Egypt resort

Plans for a leisure development in Egypt, which were derailed by the Egyptian Revolution in 2011, are back on track, according to one of the key players behind the $1.1bn (€1bn, £738m) safari, theme park, hotel and housing scheme

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24 Interview

Marty Sklar

Retired Disney Legend Marty Sklar reveals the secrets of Imagineering, the legacy of the 1964 World’s Fair and the lessons he learned as Walt Disney’s “keeper of the keys”

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30 Talking Point

The $100 Barrier

As a Walt Disney World day ticket enters three-digit territory for the first time, we ask what this means for pricing in the sector

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34 Museums

Biomuseo

Panama has opened the world’s first museum of biodiversity, an ambitious building by architect Frank Gehry. We meet the team behind the project

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40 Promotional feature

EAS

Euro Attractions Show 2015

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42 Expos

Food for Thought

Expo Milano 2015 launches in Italy, aiming to bring the planet’s most pressing problems to the fore, not least how to provide food for everybody

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46 Zoos & Aquariums

On the SAFE Side

AZA chair Dennis Pate explains a new initiative designed to help endangered animals, and offers some tips from his world-class Henry Doorly zoo

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On the cover | Warwick Davis: Harry Potter star Warwick Davis at the Platform 93/4 launch
52 Waterparks

Summer Sensations

Hot new parks from Mallorca to Jakarta

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56 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a creative maverick with a new perspective, bringing custom-made one-of-a-kind attractions typologies to a world that needs something different

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60 Rides

The Ride Makers

In the third part of our series, we look at the enduring appeal of wooden coasters

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64 Profile

Nicolas de Villiers

Puy du Fou’s president on exporting his park’s concept to the world

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68 Museums

Wellcome Change

London’s Wellcome Collection has been redeveloped. Head of Operations Donne Robertson tells the story

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74 Heritage

Savers of the Lost Ark

How is CyArk using technology to protect our world heritage?

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80 Mystery Shopper

Wizardry and Wonder

Hogwarts Express has arrived at the Warner Bros tour. How does it rate?

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82 Planetariums

Shanghai Nights

Architect unveils groundbreaking designs for Shanghai Planetarium

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84 Planetariums

Resolution Revolution

Industry leaders reveal how powerful visualisations and higher resolution displays are changing dome projection

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90 Ticketing

Dream Tickets

Ticketing systems are advancing to improve the guest’s experience and the operator’s profit. We investigate the sector’s current and upcoming trends

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96 Attractions-kit.net

Asian Attractions Expo

We preview product news from the upcoming Asian Attractions Expo

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COMPANY PROFILES
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

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

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
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Red Raion expands global presence with new Riyadh office
Red Raion, the CGI studio for media-based attractions, has announced the opening of its new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2015 issue 2
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Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

Preservation

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

Download PDF magazine
View online
12 Science Centres News

Italy’s MUSE gears up for Ecsite forum

The European network of science centres and museums is set to descend on the Renzo Piano-designed MUSE (Museo delle Scienze) in Trento, Italy, for its annual conference

Download PDF magazine

13 Visitor Attractions News

Shrek’s Adventure steps up midway format

Eddie Saul, creative lead for Merlin Entertainment’s upcoming Shrek’s Adventure, has said the experience will push the company’s linear attraction model to new heights

Download PDF magazine

14 Waterparks News

Slagharen expands with Aqua Mexicana

Slagharen theme park and resort in the Netherlands has expanded its public offering following the opening of its new €6m ($6.7m, £4.3m) Mexican-themed waterpark

Download PDF magazine

16 Theme Parks News

Moscow Hamleys debuts theme park concept

Global toy retailer Hamleys has taken the first step to becoming an experience brand after opening a mini theme park in its new Moscow store – also the largest toy shop in Europe

Download PDF magazine

18 Museums & Galleries News

Museum gets art haul in wake of oil scandal

A museum in Brazil has been donated 139 works of art, all seized from individuals involved in a high-level corruption scandal relating to oil giant Petrobas

Download PDF magazine

20 Heritage News

More natural heritage funding needed: study

The world’s national parks and nature reserves are thought to be worth $600bn (£389bn, €535bn) a year, with around 8 billion tourism visits annually

Download PDF magazine

22 Zoos & Aquariums News

Safari park planned for Egypt resort

Plans for a leisure development in Egypt, which were derailed by the Egyptian Revolution in 2011, are back on track, according to one of the key players behind the $1.1bn (€1bn, £738m) safari, theme park, hotel and housing scheme

Download PDF magazine

24 Interview

Marty Sklar

Retired Disney Legend Marty Sklar reveals the secrets of Imagineering, the legacy of the 1964 World’s Fair and the lessons he learned as Walt Disney’s “keeper of the keys”

Download PDF magazine
View online
30 Talking Point

The $100 Barrier

As a Walt Disney World day ticket enters three-digit territory for the first time, we ask what this means for pricing in the sector

Download PDF magazine
View online
34 Museums

Biomuseo

Panama has opened the world’s first museum of biodiversity, an ambitious building by architect Frank Gehry. We meet the team behind the project

Download PDF magazine
View online
40 Promotional feature

EAS

Euro Attractions Show 2015

Download PDF magazine
View online
42 Expos

Food for Thought

Expo Milano 2015 launches in Italy, aiming to bring the planet’s most pressing problems to the fore, not least how to provide food for everybody

Download PDF magazine
View online
46 Zoos & Aquariums

On the SAFE Side

AZA chair Dennis Pate explains a new initiative designed to help endangered animals, and offers some tips from his world-class Henry Doorly zoo

Download PDF magazine
View online
On the cover | Warwick Davis: Harry Potter star Warwick Davis at the Platform 93/4 launch
52 Waterparks

Summer Sensations

Hot new parks from Mallorca to Jakarta

Download PDF magazine
View online
56 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a creative maverick with a new perspective, bringing custom-made one-of-a-kind attractions typologies to a world that needs something different

Download PDF magazine
View online
60 Rides

The Ride Makers

In the third part of our series, we look at the enduring appeal of wooden coasters

Download PDF magazine
View online
64 Profile

Nicolas de Villiers

Puy du Fou’s president on exporting his park’s concept to the world

Download PDF magazine
View online
68 Museums

Wellcome Change

London’s Wellcome Collection has been redeveloped. Head of Operations Donne Robertson tells the story

Download PDF magazine
View online
74 Heritage

Savers of the Lost Ark

How is CyArk using technology to protect our world heritage?

Download PDF magazine
View online
80 Mystery Shopper

Wizardry and Wonder

Hogwarts Express has arrived at the Warner Bros tour. How does it rate?

Download PDF magazine
View online
82 Planetariums

Shanghai Nights

Architect unveils groundbreaking designs for Shanghai Planetarium

Download PDF magazine
View online
84 Planetariums

Resolution Revolution

Industry leaders reveal how powerful visualisations and higher resolution displays are changing dome projection

Download PDF magazine
View online
90 Ticketing

Dream Tickets

Ticketing systems are advancing to improve the guest’s experience and the operator’s profit. We investigate the sector’s current and upcoming trends

Download PDF magazine
View online
96 Attractions-kit.net

Asian Attractions Expo

We preview product news from the upcoming Asian Attractions Expo

Download PDF magazine
View online
LATEST NEWS
Second Chaos Karts launches in Dubai
Live action video game experience Chaos Karts has launched in a 15,000sq ft arena in Al Quoz, Dubai.
Vietnam Van Gogh exhibition uses VIOSO-powered immersive installations
Twenty-five cameras, nine servers, 70 projectors and a range of AV technologies are being used to bring the art of Van Gogh to life in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Use of cinematography techniques significantly increases engagement with VR
A study has found that the use of cinematic and video editing techniques can drastically increase the aesthetic appeal and user engagement of virtual reality environments.
Disneyland Paris renames theme park as part of $2 billion transformation
Disneyland Paris has unveiled a new name for Walt Disney Studios Park as part of the park’s US$2 billion transformation.
UK's Royal attractions had a bumper year in 2023
Numbers from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, (ALVA) show that Royal attractions saw a huge increase in visitor numbers during 2023 – the coronation year of King Charles III.
Efteling to convert steam trains to electric as part of green drive
The Everyday Heritage initiative celebrates and preserves working class histories
Off the back of the success of the first round of Everyday Heritage Grants in 2022, Historic England is funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage of working-class England.
Universal announces long-awaited details of its Epic Universe, set to open in 2025
Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and How to Train Your Dragon worlds to its Florida resort.
Heartbreak for Swedish theme park, Liseberg, as fire breaks out
A fire has destroyed part of the new water world, Oceana, at Liseberg in Sweden, and a construction worker has been reported missing.
Museum director apologises after comparing the city of Florence to a sex worker
Museum director Cecilie Hollberg has come under fire for comparing the city to a sex worker due to uncontrolled mass tourism.
Populous reveals plans for major e-sports arena in Saudi Arabia
Populous have unveiled their plans for a state-of-the-art e-sports arena, designed to stand as a central landmark in Qiddaya City’s gaming and e-sports district, Saudi Arabia.
Raby Castle reveals ambitious plans to become a major visitor destination
Raby Castle, known as one of the finest medieval fortifications in England, is nearing the end of an ambitious two-year renovation project.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

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

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
Simworx Ltd

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

Red Raion expands global presence with new Riyadh office
Red Raion, the CGI studio for media-based attractions, has announced the opening of its new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. [more...]
CATALOGUE GALLERY
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DIRECTORY
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18-22 May 2024

Eco Resort Network

The Ravenala Attitude Hotel, Mauritius
23-24 May 2024

European Health Prevention Day

Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany
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