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7 Editor’s Letter

Place-Shifting

Technology is giving us the power to Place-Shift experiences to create on-demand, immersive attractions in any location

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12 People profiles

Björk musician

The Icelandic singer is using VR to connect with her audience

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14 People profiles

Mark Godfrey

Senior curator at the Tate Modern on the museum's new extension

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18 People profiles

Jean-François Clervoy

ESA astronaut Jean-François Clervoy on the important role of science centres

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21 People profiles

Reinhold Messner

Mountaineer Reinhold Messner has opened a series of six museums in northern Italy

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24 People profiles

Ollie Dabbous

Michelin starred chef, Ollie Dabbous, is getting his teeth into a charity-led project at London Zoo

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26 Science Centres news

Work starts on Orange Coast planetarium

Ground has been broken on a $16.4m (£12.6m, €14.8m) planetarium development for the Orange Coast College (OCC) in Costa Mesa, California

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27 Visitor Attractions news

David Willrich named new president of TEA

David Willrich is to succeed Steve Birket as president of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) following a unanimous decision by the body’s board for him to lead the organisation

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28 Waterparks news

Schlitterbahn death shocks industry

The waterpark industry was left reeling after the death of a 10-year-old boy on 7 August

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30 Theme Parks news

London Paramount director quits project

One of London Paramount’s prominent figureheads has walked away from the project, giving no reason for his departure

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32 Museums & Galleries news

Michael Jordan gives $5m to US museum

Legendary basketball player Michael Jordan has shown his philanthropic side, donating $5m (£3.8m, €4.5m) to the Smithsonian’s upcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC

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34 Heritage news

English Heritage lobbies for jousting

English Heritage has launched a campaign to turn one of its most popular summertime events into a fully-fledged Olympic sport, with the cultural body lobbying to get jousting recognised

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36 Zoos & Aquariums news

Fresno Zoo expansion boosts numbers

Since opening its $57m (£43.7m, €51.5m) African Adventure, California’s Fresno Chaffee Zoo has experienced a 40 per cent upturn in attendance – and that’s only the start according to the zoo’s CEO and director, Scott Barton

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38 Technology news

Lotte develops VR for South Korea gov’t

Lotte World – South Korea’s largest indoor theme park – is set to lead a consortium of 12 companies tasked with developing a virtual reality (VR) theme park programme

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On the cover | Björk: Bringing VR to the masses
40 Interview

Joel Manby

It’s been an eventful ride for SeaWorld. Will CEO Joel Manby’s honesty and radical decisions be enough to save the company?

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46 Science Centres

Diversify + Unify

At the Ecsite Annual Conference, we learned how science centres must do more to promote and facilitate inclusive societies

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50 Analysis

TEA/AECOM 2015 Theme Index

Interpreting industry attendance data

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56 Promotional Feature

EAS

The attractions industry is set to descend upon one of Europe’s most inspiring cities – Barcelona. And if it’s inspiration you’re looking for, the Euro Attractions Show is the place

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58 Theme Parks

Desert Operations

On the brink of an entertainment revolution, Dubai looks forward to three major theme park openings. Attractions Management caught up with key decision- makers from the upcoming attractions

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66 Mystery Shopper

Disney Delights

Disneyland Shanghai is the company’s first new theme park resort since 2005 and its biggest investment to date. TEA president-elect David Willrich went undercover to find out what Disney’s doing differently

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72 Analysis

Part 3 - Benchmarking

Consultant David Camp asks how we measure success as he focuses on benchmarking and market penetration rates in part three of the series

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76 Opinion

Media Frenzy

Is it time for media-based rides to raise their game? Gavin and Jason Fox, creative directors from Oscar-winning special effects studio Framestore, believe Hollywood-standard content is the next step for the industry

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80 AV & Multimedia

Image Conscious

The latest AV projects, from the Flying Aces rollercoaster to a Rolling Stones exhibition

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86 Attractions-kit.net

Let the Good Times Roll

Waterpark news ahead of the WWA Show

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88 Attractions-kit.net

Euro Attractions Show

News from the EAS trade show floor

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RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

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

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

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
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CSI Design Expo Americas 2024 announces new Attractions & Entertainment Technology Zone
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Attractions Management 2016 issue 3
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Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s Letter

Place-Shifting

Technology is giving us the power to Place-Shift experiences to create on-demand, immersive attractions in any location

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profiles

Björk musician

The Icelandic singer is using VR to connect with her audience

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profiles

Mark Godfrey

Senior curator at the Tate Modern on the museum's new extension

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profiles

Jean-François Clervoy

ESA astronaut Jean-François Clervoy on the important role of science centres

View in digital edition
View online
21 People profiles

Reinhold Messner

Mountaineer Reinhold Messner has opened a series of six museums in northern Italy

View in digital edition
View online
24 People profiles

Ollie Dabbous

Michelin starred chef, Ollie Dabbous, is getting his teeth into a charity-led project at London Zoo

View in digital edition
View online
26 Science Centres news

Work starts on Orange Coast planetarium

Ground has been broken on a $16.4m (£12.6m, €14.8m) planetarium development for the Orange Coast College (OCC) in Costa Mesa, California

View in digital edition

27 Visitor Attractions news

David Willrich named new president of TEA

David Willrich is to succeed Steve Birket as president of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) following a unanimous decision by the body’s board for him to lead the organisation

View in digital edition

28 Waterparks news

Schlitterbahn death shocks industry

The waterpark industry was left reeling after the death of a 10-year-old boy on 7 August

View in digital edition

30 Theme Parks news

London Paramount director quits project

One of London Paramount’s prominent figureheads has walked away from the project, giving no reason for his departure

View in digital edition

32 Museums & Galleries news

Michael Jordan gives $5m to US museum

Legendary basketball player Michael Jordan has shown his philanthropic side, donating $5m (£3.8m, €4.5m) to the Smithsonian’s upcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC

View in digital edition

34 Heritage news

English Heritage lobbies for jousting

English Heritage has launched a campaign to turn one of its most popular summertime events into a fully-fledged Olympic sport, with the cultural body lobbying to get jousting recognised

View in digital edition

36 Zoos & Aquariums news

Fresno Zoo expansion boosts numbers

Since opening its $57m (£43.7m, €51.5m) African Adventure, California’s Fresno Chaffee Zoo has experienced a 40 per cent upturn in attendance – and that’s only the start according to the zoo’s CEO and director, Scott Barton

View in digital edition

38 Technology news

Lotte develops VR for South Korea gov’t

Lotte World – South Korea’s largest indoor theme park – is set to lead a consortium of 12 companies tasked with developing a virtual reality (VR) theme park programme

View in digital edition

On the cover | Björk: Bringing VR to the masses
40 Interview

Joel Manby

It’s been an eventful ride for SeaWorld. Will CEO Joel Manby’s honesty and radical decisions be enough to save the company?

View in digital edition
View online
46 Science Centres

Diversify + Unify

At the Ecsite Annual Conference, we learned how science centres must do more to promote and facilitate inclusive societies

View in digital edition
View online
50 Analysis

TEA/AECOM 2015 Theme Index

Interpreting industry attendance data

View in digital edition
View online
56 Promotional Feature

EAS

The attractions industry is set to descend upon one of Europe’s most inspiring cities – Barcelona. And if it’s inspiration you’re looking for, the Euro Attractions Show is the place

View in digital edition
View online
58 Theme Parks

Desert Operations

On the brink of an entertainment revolution, Dubai looks forward to three major theme park openings. Attractions Management caught up with key decision- makers from the upcoming attractions

View in digital edition
View online
66 Mystery Shopper

Disney Delights

Disneyland Shanghai is the company’s first new theme park resort since 2005 and its biggest investment to date. TEA president-elect David Willrich went undercover to find out what Disney’s doing differently

View in digital edition
View online
72 Analysis

Part 3 - Benchmarking

Consultant David Camp asks how we measure success as he focuses on benchmarking and market penetration rates in part three of the series

View in digital edition
View online
76 Opinion

Media Frenzy

Is it time for media-based rides to raise their game? Gavin and Jason Fox, creative directors from Oscar-winning special effects studio Framestore, believe Hollywood-standard content is the next step for the industry

View in digital edition
View online
80 AV & Multimedia

Image Conscious

The latest AV projects, from the Flying Aces rollercoaster to a Rolling Stones exhibition

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

Let the Good Times Roll

Waterpark news ahead of the WWA Show

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

Euro Attractions Show

News from the EAS trade show floor

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
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing B.V.

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

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

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [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...]
CATALOGUE GALLERY
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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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