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Attractions Management 2016 issue 2
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7 Editor’s letter

The Mouse goes East

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 People profiles

KAWS

Brooklyn-based artist KAWS has taken over Yorkshire Sculpture Park with statues on a staggering scale

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16 People profiles

Chris Perry

Attractions expert and TV host Chris Perry on his new role at WhiteWater West

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18 People profiles

Keith James

Winning a Thea award has Keith James, CEO at Jack Rouse Associates, looking back on 45 years in the industry

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20 Science Centres news

Energy exhibit comes to NEMO rooftop

Amsterdam’s NEMO science centre has debuted its Energetica exhibition, turning its rooftop into an interactive, innovative experience to show visitors how to use the power of the elements to generate energy

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21 Visitor Attraction news

Disney dominates while museums stutter

The world’s top theme parks recorded tremendous growth in 2015, while visitor numbers to museums entered overall decline

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22 Waterparks news

Red Bull turns waterpark into skatepark

Dubai’s Atlantis, The Palm drained its Aquaventure Waterpark in a marketing stunt that saw three pro skateboarders given an all access pass

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24 Theme Park news

Merlin pleads guilty over Alton Towers crash

Alton Towers owner Merlin Entertainments pleaded guilty in court to breaking health and safety laws in relation to the Smiler rollercoaster crash that seriously injured five people

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26 Museums & Galleries news

SFMoMA’s $610m extension opens

Snøhetta’s new building for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) has opened its doors

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28 Heritage news

Work finally starts on Nepal’s heritage sites

After significant delays Nepal’s prime minister has said work is finally set to start on key heritage sites destroyed by last year’s devastating earthquake

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30 Zoos & Aquariums news

SeaWorld ends orca captivity programme

SeaWorld has announced that it is ending orca captivity at its parks

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32 Technolgy news

HoloLens goes on sale to developers

Microsoft has made its Hololens developer kit available at a price of $3,000 (€2,750, £2,150) ahead of the technology’s public release

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34 Interview

John Duffey

As Six Flags plans parks in China and Dubai, CEO John Duffey explains why his sights are set on expansion overseas

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38 Talking Point

How Can Attractions Harness the Power of VR?

VR technology offers seemingly endless possibilities, but is it worth investing in a VR experience – and where do you start?

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44 First Person

The Broad: Inviting a New Conversation

Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad have opened a sensational modern art museum in LA. BRC Imagination Arts’ Matthew Solari and Carmel Lewis pay a visit

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50 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK’s new project in Hainan, China, introduces the storytelling elements of a theme park to the oceanarium concept

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52 Science Museums

Shaping Tomorrow

Brazil’s Museum of Tomorrow uses constantly updating, real-time digital collection to communicate with visitors. We met members of the team

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On the cover: On Disney’s first park in a decade
58 Promotional feature

EAS

This year, the Euro Attractions Show is coming to the Spanish city of Barcelona

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60 Disney Special

Shanghai Disney: The Best Yet?

As Disney opens its first resort in mainland China, our special feature examines its business model, its potential impact and the modernisation of the Disney castle park

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64 Disney Special

Expert Views: Pioneering Pricing

Chris Yoshii from AECOM shares his views

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66 Disney Special

Expert Views: The next-generation castle park

Themed design expert David Younger shares his views

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70 Disney Special

Expert Views: The impact?

ECA’s Christian Aaen and Janice Li share their views

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72 New Openings

Space Inversion

A new contemporary museum district in the Netherlands – Museumplein Limburg – features a science centre, a design museum and an inverted planetarium. We take a closer look

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78 Promotional feature

Polin

Polin’s patented technologies, extensive R&D and creative flair have made it one of the world’s leading waterpark design and manufacturing companies

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80 Waterparks

Taking the Plunge

Waterpark suppliers constantly develop their product offers. We dive into the world of waterpark R&D to find out more

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84 Analysis

Part 2 - How are you perceived?

Consultant David Camp discusses different categories of attractions in part two of our exclusive eight-part series

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88 Zoos & Aquariums

The Long Game

UK safari park Longleat is undertaking a decade-long upgrade that starts by going back to its roots. As the attraction turns 50, CEO Bob Montgomery explains how he’s bridging the past and the future

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92 TEA SATE Academy

Arctic Extremes and Themed Entertainment

Brave TEA members attended a SATE Academy event in Lapland, Finland, earlier this year. They filed this report

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96 Show Report

Next Steps

The MuseumNext European conference in Dublin, Ireland, was one of the most successful yet. We round up the top trends

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98 Attractions-kit.net

Asia Attractions Expo

We preview product news from the upcoming Asia Attractions Expo

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COMPANY PROFILES
Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [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 Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! 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
IAAPA Expo Europe Promo – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
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Attractions Management 2016 issue 2
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s letter

The Mouse goes East

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profiles

KAWS

Brooklyn-based artist KAWS has taken over Yorkshire Sculpture Park with statues on a staggering scale

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profiles

Chris Perry

Attractions expert and TV host Chris Perry on his new role at WhiteWater West

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profiles

Keith James

Winning a Thea award has Keith James, CEO at Jack Rouse Associates, looking back on 45 years in the industry

View in digital edition
View online
20 Science Centres news

Energy exhibit comes to NEMO rooftop

Amsterdam’s NEMO science centre has debuted its Energetica exhibition, turning its rooftop into an interactive, innovative experience to show visitors how to use the power of the elements to generate energy

View in digital edition

21 Visitor Attraction news

Disney dominates while museums stutter

The world’s top theme parks recorded tremendous growth in 2015, while visitor numbers to museums entered overall decline

View in digital edition

22 Waterparks news

Red Bull turns waterpark into skatepark

Dubai’s Atlantis, The Palm drained its Aquaventure Waterpark in a marketing stunt that saw three pro skateboarders given an all access pass

View in digital edition

24 Theme Park news

Merlin pleads guilty over Alton Towers crash

Alton Towers owner Merlin Entertainments pleaded guilty in court to breaking health and safety laws in relation to the Smiler rollercoaster crash that seriously injured five people

View in digital edition

26 Museums & Galleries news

SFMoMA’s $610m extension opens

Snøhetta’s new building for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) has opened its doors

View in digital edition

28 Heritage news

Work finally starts on Nepal’s heritage sites

After significant delays Nepal’s prime minister has said work is finally set to start on key heritage sites destroyed by last year’s devastating earthquake

View in digital edition

30 Zoos & Aquariums news

SeaWorld ends orca captivity programme

SeaWorld has announced that it is ending orca captivity at its parks

View in digital edition

32 Technolgy news

HoloLens goes on sale to developers

Microsoft has made its Hololens developer kit available at a price of $3,000 (€2,750, £2,150) ahead of the technology’s public release

View in digital edition

34 Interview

John Duffey

As Six Flags plans parks in China and Dubai, CEO John Duffey explains why his sights are set on expansion overseas

View in digital edition
View online
38 Talking Point

How Can Attractions Harness the Power of VR?

VR technology offers seemingly endless possibilities, but is it worth investing in a VR experience – and where do you start?

View in digital edition
View online
44 First Person

The Broad: Inviting a New Conversation

Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad have opened a sensational modern art museum in LA. BRC Imagination Arts’ Matthew Solari and Carmel Lewis pay a visit

View in digital edition
View online
50 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK’s new project in Hainan, China, introduces the storytelling elements of a theme park to the oceanarium concept

View in digital edition
View online
52 Science Museums

Shaping Tomorrow

Brazil’s Museum of Tomorrow uses constantly updating, real-time digital collection to communicate with visitors. We met members of the team

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: On Disney’s first park in a decade
58 Promotional feature

EAS

This year, the Euro Attractions Show is coming to the Spanish city of Barcelona

View in digital edition
View online
60 Disney Special

Shanghai Disney: The Best Yet?

As Disney opens its first resort in mainland China, our special feature examines its business model, its potential impact and the modernisation of the Disney castle park

View in digital edition
View online
64 Disney Special

Expert Views: Pioneering Pricing

Chris Yoshii from AECOM shares his views

View in digital edition
View online
66 Disney Special

Expert Views: The next-generation castle park

Themed design expert David Younger shares his views

View in digital edition
View online
70 Disney Special

Expert Views: The impact?

ECA’s Christian Aaen and Janice Li share their views

View in digital edition
View online
72 New Openings

Space Inversion

A new contemporary museum district in the Netherlands – Museumplein Limburg – features a science centre, a design museum and an inverted planetarium. We take a closer look

View in digital edition
View online
78 Promotional feature

Polin

Polin’s patented technologies, extensive R&D and creative flair have made it one of the world’s leading waterpark design and manufacturing companies

View in digital edition
View online
80 Waterparks

Taking the Plunge

Waterpark suppliers constantly develop their product offers. We dive into the world of waterpark R&D to find out more

View in digital edition
View online
84 Analysis

Part 2 - How are you perceived?

Consultant David Camp discusses different categories of attractions in part two of our exclusive eight-part series

View in digital edition
View online
88 Zoos & Aquariums

The Long Game

UK safari park Longleat is undertaking a decade-long upgrade that starts by going back to its roots. As the attraction turns 50, CEO Bob Montgomery explains how he’s bridging the past and the future

View in digital edition
View online
92 TEA SATE Academy

Arctic Extremes and Themed Entertainment

Brave TEA members attended a SATE Academy event in Lapland, Finland, earlier this year. They filed this report

View in digital edition
View online
96 Show Report

Next Steps

The MuseumNext European conference in Dublin, Ireland, was one of the most successful yet. We round up the top trends

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

Asia Attractions Expo

We preview product news from the upcoming Asia Attractions Expo

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
Dave & Buster's to enter Middle East with Al Hokair partnership
US-based amusement franchise Dave & Buster’s has revealed plans to launch sites across the Middle East.
Scientists develop video game that adjusts difficulty based on player emotions – has applications for attractions and fitness
Korean scientists have developed a dynamic way of adjusting the difficulty of video games – by estimating the players' emotions based on in-game data.
VAC 2022 conference programme and 25 speakers announced
VAC 2022 has announced the final line-up of 25 top attractions sector speakers set to appear at the conference on Thursday 13 October.
Foster and Partners reveal design for sustainable marine life centre on the Red Sea
Live-streaming 'digital tour' enters the attractions sector
Live-streaming platform Heygo has ventured into the cultural visitor attractions sector by partnering with a number of museums in the UK and US.
Brad Pitt makes debut as sculptor at Finnish art museum
Hollywood superstar, Brad Pitt, has made his debut as a sculptor as part of British artist Thomas Houseago’s first ever exhibition in the Nordic countries.
World's longest and 'technologically advanced' zipline planned for Iceland
A 1km-long zipline offering riders speeds of 120km/h is set to open in Iceland later this year.
Triotech secures deal to supply rides for Puy Du Fou Asia's first Chinese attraction
Triotech has secured a deal to supply its interactive ride technology for the SAGA Experience, an immersive attraction being developed in the heart of Shanghai, China, by Puy du Fou Asia.
Tangled attraction among new additions revealed for Disneyland Paris Resort
A Tangled-themed family ride is among a range of new attractions revealed for the Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris Resort, France.
Merlin takes over operations at UK's largest indoor waterpark
Merlin Entertainments has secured a contract to operate Blackpool Sandcastle, the UK's largest indoor waterpark.
HBG Design behind Michigan’s six-storey Aquadome inspired by the sun’s path across the sky
Hospitality and entertainment design firm HBG Design is helming the design of Michigan's new Gun Lake Casino Resort Aquadome – a glass-roofed, climate-controlled, indoor landscaped pool and event centre atrium environment.
IAAPA recognition for Blackpool Pleasure Beach to mark century-old relationship
Blackpool Pleasure Beach will be honoured at the IAAPA Expo Europe, being held in London later this month.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

Vekoma Rides has a large variety of coasters and attractions. [more...]
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [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 Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! 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
IAAPA Expo Europe Promo – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

13 Oct 2022

VAC 2022

The ICC Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
25-28 Oct 2022

Synergy - The Retreat Show

Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
+ More diary  
 


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©Cybertrek 2022

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