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Attractions Management 2016 issue 1
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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: 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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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

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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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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

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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
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
instantprint

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
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FEATURED SUPPLIER

Attractions industry to reunite this September at IAAPA Expo Europe in London
For the first time in more than a decade, industry leaders from across the global attractions industry will once again gather in London as part of the annual IAAPA Expo Europe, the sector’s premier international event. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia
When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out 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: 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
Carowinds expands to year-round opening, confirms Aeronautica opening for 2023
Carowinds theme park in North Carolina, US, has launched year-round operations this month (January 2023).
Disney hints at new gate for Walt Disney World as part of Lake Nona campus development
Disney has filed a planning application that kickstarts the group's plans to create a future regional campus and HQ in Florida, US.
London's Natural History Museum works with Thoughtworks and Amazon Web Services on Urban Nature project
Natural History Museum has embarked on a project which will turn the iconic museum's London location into a biologically diverse green space.
London to get its own "Garden in the sky", as Camden Highline gets green light
Planning approval has been granted for Camden Highline, a project to transform a section of disused railway into a new elevated urban park for London.
Continuum Attractions takes over Loch Ness attraction and pledge £1.5m investment
Continuum Attractions has acquired The Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition near Inverness, Scotland, UK.
Esbjerg’s landmark maritime center, designed by WERK Arkitekter and Snøhetta, opens to the public
A new landmark maritime centre has opened to the public in Esbjerg, Denmark.
SEVEN to open world’s first indoor Discovery Adventures centres in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN) has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery to bring purpose-built indoor adventures centres to the Kingdom.
Eden Project Morecambe secures £50m Levelling Up investment
Plans to create a new Eden Project North attraction in Morecambe, UK, have been given a major boost after the central government pledged to support the scheme with £50m worth of funding.
David Willrich takes the baton from Terry Monkton as chair of Experience UK
David Willrich has been appointed chair of Experience UK, replacing the outgoing Terry Monkton, who has steered the organisation over the past two years.
Universal to launch two new attraction concepts – one in Texas and another in Las Vegas
Universal Parks & Resorts has revealed plans to launch two entirely new visitor attractions concepts – a family-focused theme park and resort in Texas and a year-round horror experience in Las Vegas.
SeaWorld's Arctic Coaster to raise awareness of devastation of climate change
SeaWorld will open a new Arctic Rescue coaster at its San Diego theme park in early 2023.
Super Nintendo World opening at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023
The highly-anticipated Super Nintendo World will open to visitors at Universal Studios Hollywood on 17 February 2023.
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COMPANY PROFILES
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
instantprint

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Attractions industry to reunite this September at IAAPA Expo Europe in London
For the first time in more than a decade, industry leaders from across the global attractions industry will once again gather in London as part of the annual IAAPA Expo Europe, the sector’s premier international event. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia
When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Red Raion Showreel 2022 – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

05-06 Mar 2023

CryoCON 2023

Renaissance at Plano Legacy West Hotel, Dallas, United States
10-12 May 2023

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, China
+ More diary  
 


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©Cybertrek 2023

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