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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: 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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DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio for media-based attractions. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2016 issue 3
Download PDF
View digital edition
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: 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
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.
Wake The Tiger launches new 1,000sq m expansion
Wake the Tiger, the Bristol-based immersive art experience, is set to open its 1,000sq m expansion on Friday 2 February.
Merlin teams up with Hasbro and Lego to create Peppa Pig experiences
Merlin Entertainments, the LEGO Group and Hasbro have teamed up to create Peppa Pig experiences.
Tate Modern and Frame collaborate on a mind/body experience
London boutique operator, Frame, has teamed up with the Tate Modern to offer two yin and sound yoga classes, following by a tour of the art gallery.
Elvis Presley Live is rolling out globally
Immersive entertainment specialists, Layered Reality, is creating a tribute to Elvis Presley featuring a concert experience with a life-sized digital Elvis.
Carmel Lewis takes top spot at BRC
Carmel Lewis has been appointed president at global experiential planning and design firm, BRC Imagination Arts, heralding a new era for the company.
Perth Museum to launch at Easter with rare Jacobite objects
Opening over Easter weekend in March 2024 after a £26.5m redevelopment project, Perth Museum will tell the story of Perth – Scotland’s first capital.
'World's largest' indoor ski centre slated to open in 2025
Huafa Snow World, a 131-hectare entertainment destination in Shenzhen, China, designed by architecture firm, 10 Design is slated to open in 2025.
Therme Group confirms Incheon Golden Harbor location for South Korean wellbeing resort
Global wellbeing organisation Therme Group has announced the location of its first Asia Pacific project. The upcoming resort will open in South Korea’s Incheon City as part of its Golden Harbor development.
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COMPANY PROFILES
DJW

David & Lynn Willrich started the Company over thirty years ago, from the Audio Visual Department [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio for media-based attractions. [more...]
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

08-08 May 2024

Hospitality Design Conference

Hotel Melià , Milano , Italy
04-07 Nov 2024

Global Wellness Summit (GWS)

In person, St Andrews, United Kingdom
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