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7 Editor’s Letter

Staying ahead

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 People profiles

Derren Brown

Illusionist Derren Brown reveals details of his revolutionary take on the ghost train

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14 People profiles

Anne-Isabelle Daulon

Eleven Arches CEO Anne-Isabelle Daulon gears up for the opening of the live-action historical attraction

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16 People profiles

Nick Gray

Nick Gray tells the story of his guided tour company, Museum Hack, (for people who don't like museums)

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18 People profiles

Gillian Thomas

Meet Miami Frost CEO Gillian Thomas as the next-generation science museum edges to the finish line

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20 Science Centres news

Frosts act to save Miami science museum

A turbulent bid to build a world-class science museum in Miami is back on track after two principal donors stepped in to provide crucial funding to the cash-stricken project

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21 Visitor Attractions news

Crystal Maze gearing up for March debut

Tom Lionetti-Maguire, co-creator of the upcoming Crystal Maze Experience, has revealed exclusive details about the crowdfunded project

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22 Waterparks news

Atlantic City waterpark plans aborted

A bankrupt Atlantic City casino which was to be turned into a family destination centred around a waterpark is back on the market

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24 Theme Parks news

Nintendo IPs coming to Universal Japan

After partnering with Universal last year, Nintendo has announced plans for yet-to-be revealed attractions at Universal Studios Japan

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26 Museums & Galleries news

Lucas Museum case will go to trial

The Lucas Museum saga rumbles on after a judge ruled in favour of legal action taken by Friends of the Parks, meaning its lawsuit against the project will go to trial in March

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28 Heritage news

Hendrix’s London flat becomes exhibit

The former London home of music icon Jimi Hendrix has been opened up to the public as a permanent exhibition looking at his life

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30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Aquarium pioneers urban regeneration

The National Aquarium in Baltimore has unveiled plans to reinvent the city’s waterfront, creating an urban wetland and pier-side conservation area for the local community

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32 Technology news

Disney robot turns into wall-crawler

Disney’s research arm has developed a robot capable of transitioning from the ground to the wall

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34 Interview

Tony Butler

Tony Butler, executive director of Derby Museums Trust, on how museums can be a force for good in their communities

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38 Attractions

Perfect Brew

At 15 years old, the Guinness Storehouse has been voted Europe’s best-loved attraction. Manager Paul Carty reveals the secrets of the Dublin brandland

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44 Attractions Foresight ™

Attractions Foresight 2016

Attractions Management’s annual forecasts – a look at the trends and innovations coming down the track for the global attractions industry

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On the cover | Derren Brown: The illusionist’s mind-bending Thorpe Park ride
52 Profile

John McReynolds

IAAPA’s new chairman reveals his aims for the year ahead, his vision for a global association and how his role at Universal Orlando informs his goals

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54 Analysis

Part 1 - An overview

Business planning consultant David Camp starts an exclusive eight-part series, delving into the fine art of attractions operation from a business perspective

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58 Science Centres

How to Future-Proof a Science Centre

Peter Slavenburg of design agency NorthernLight describes how invisible technology, serious play, co-creation and the digital experience will inform the science centre of tomorrow

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62 Exhibitions

David Bowie is

The blockbuster exhibition that took on a new meaning after the death of David Bowie

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66 Promotional feature

Simworx Ventures

Simworx Ventures is bringing its expertise in cutting-edge media-based attractions to a new audience of museums, heritage sites, zoos and aquariums

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68 Technology

Beacons on the Horizon

Beacons have countless applications in the world of attractions. A case study from the Cleveland Museum of Art illustrates the technology’s potential

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72 Museums & Galleries

Art Attack

Some of the most exciting attractions design is happening in new and upcoming galleries around the world, from firms like Kengo Kuma and BIG

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78 Promotional feature

IDEA

2016 is shaping up to be an interesting year for the attractions industry. IDEA looks at what it takes to win audiences and command attention

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82 Mystery Shopper

Spring in Your Step

We disappear down the rabbit hole as we pay a mystery shopper visit to Bounce Below, a unique underground trampolining attraction in Snowdonia, north Wales

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86 Rides

The Ride Makers

Our ride makers series continues with water rides, a firm favourite with park guests. Three leading companies reveal the latest trends in flumes and chutes

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92 Technology

Tech Check

The industry technology unveiled at IAAPA 2015: from VR to interactives, and digital puppets to 20-storey LED giants

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98 Attractions-kit.net

Fun and Games

New products from suppliers on the show floor at EAG and VAE in London

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COMPANY PROFILES
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 for media-based attractions. [more...]
RMA Ltd

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

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
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CSI Design Expo Americas 2024 announces new Attractions & Entertainment Technology Zone
Cruise Ship Interiors (CSI) invites cruise lines, shipyards, design studios, outfitters, and suppliers to take part in CSI Design Expo Americas in Miami, Florida, the region’s only event dedicated to cruise ship interior design. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2016 issue 1
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s Letter

Staying ahead

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profiles

Derren Brown

Illusionist Derren Brown reveals details of his revolutionary take on the ghost train

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profiles

Anne-Isabelle Daulon

Eleven Arches CEO Anne-Isabelle Daulon gears up for the opening of the live-action historical attraction

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profiles

Nick Gray

Nick Gray tells the story of his guided tour company, Museum Hack, (for people who don't like museums)

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profiles

Gillian Thomas

Meet Miami Frost CEO Gillian Thomas as the next-generation science museum edges to the finish line

View in digital edition
View online
20 Science Centres news

Frosts act to save Miami science museum

A turbulent bid to build a world-class science museum in Miami is back on track after two principal donors stepped in to provide crucial funding to the cash-stricken project

View in digital edition

21 Visitor Attractions news

Crystal Maze gearing up for March debut

Tom Lionetti-Maguire, co-creator of the upcoming Crystal Maze Experience, has revealed exclusive details about the crowdfunded project

View in digital edition

22 Waterparks news

Atlantic City waterpark plans aborted

A bankrupt Atlantic City casino which was to be turned into a family destination centred around a waterpark is back on the market

View in digital edition

24 Theme Parks news

Nintendo IPs coming to Universal Japan

After partnering with Universal last year, Nintendo has announced plans for yet-to-be revealed attractions at Universal Studios Japan

View in digital edition

26 Museums & Galleries news

Lucas Museum case will go to trial

The Lucas Museum saga rumbles on after a judge ruled in favour of legal action taken by Friends of the Parks, meaning its lawsuit against the project will go to trial in March

View in digital edition

28 Heritage news

Hendrix’s London flat becomes exhibit

The former London home of music icon Jimi Hendrix has been opened up to the public as a permanent exhibition looking at his life

View in digital edition

30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Aquarium pioneers urban regeneration

The National Aquarium in Baltimore has unveiled plans to reinvent the city’s waterfront, creating an urban wetland and pier-side conservation area for the local community

View in digital edition

32 Technology news

Disney robot turns into wall-crawler

Disney’s research arm has developed a robot capable of transitioning from the ground to the wall

View in digital edition

34 Interview

Tony Butler

Tony Butler, executive director of Derby Museums Trust, on how museums can be a force for good in their communities

View in digital edition
View online
38 Attractions

Perfect Brew

At 15 years old, the Guinness Storehouse has been voted Europe’s best-loved attraction. Manager Paul Carty reveals the secrets of the Dublin brandland

View in digital edition
View online
44 Attractions Foresight ™

Attractions Foresight 2016

Attractions Management’s annual forecasts – a look at the trends and innovations coming down the track for the global attractions industry

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover | Derren Brown: The illusionist’s mind-bending Thorpe Park ride
52 Profile

John McReynolds

IAAPA’s new chairman reveals his aims for the year ahead, his vision for a global association and how his role at Universal Orlando informs his goals

View in digital edition
View online
54 Analysis

Part 1 - An overview

Business planning consultant David Camp starts an exclusive eight-part series, delving into the fine art of attractions operation from a business perspective

View in digital edition
View online
58 Science Centres

How to Future-Proof a Science Centre

Peter Slavenburg of design agency NorthernLight describes how invisible technology, serious play, co-creation and the digital experience will inform the science centre of tomorrow

View in digital edition
View online
62 Exhibitions

David Bowie is

The blockbuster exhibition that took on a new meaning after the death of David Bowie

View in digital edition
View online
66 Promotional feature

Simworx Ventures

Simworx Ventures is bringing its expertise in cutting-edge media-based attractions to a new audience of museums, heritage sites, zoos and aquariums

View in digital edition
View online
68 Technology

Beacons on the Horizon

Beacons have countless applications in the world of attractions. A case study from the Cleveland Museum of Art illustrates the technology’s potential

View in digital edition
View online
72 Museums & Galleries

Art Attack

Some of the most exciting attractions design is happening in new and upcoming galleries around the world, from firms like Kengo Kuma and BIG

View in digital edition
View online
78 Promotional feature

IDEA

2016 is shaping up to be an interesting year for the attractions industry. IDEA looks at what it takes to win audiences and command attention

View in digital edition
View online
82 Mystery Shopper

Spring in Your Step

We disappear down the rabbit hole as we pay a mystery shopper visit to Bounce Below, a unique underground trampolining attraction in Snowdonia, north Wales

View in digital edition
View online
86 Rides

The Ride Makers

Our ride makers series continues with water rides, a firm favourite with park guests. Three leading companies reveal the latest trends in flumes and chutes

View in digital edition
View online
92 Technology

Tech Check

The industry technology unveiled at IAAPA 2015: from VR to interactives, and digital puppets to 20-storey LED giants

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

Fun and Games

New products from suppliers on the show floor at EAG and VAE in London

View in digital edition
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
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 for media-based attractions. [more...]
RMA Ltd

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

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

CSI Design Expo Americas 2024 announces new Attractions & Entertainment Technology Zone
Cruise Ship Interiors (CSI) invites cruise lines, shipyards, design studios, outfitters, and suppliers to take part in CSI Design Expo Americas in Miami, Florida, the region’s only event dedicated to cruise ship interior design. [more...]
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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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