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Attractions Management 2016 issue 4
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7 Editor’s Letter

Good Deeds quietly done

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 People profiles

Ang Lee

Film director Ang Lee is pioneering digital cinema technology that could soon be widespread in attractions

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14 People profiles

Alberto Zamperla

Alberto Zamperla on the legendary Italian ridemaking company and his family values

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18 People profiles

Diane von Furstenberg

Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, who has raised $40m for the Statue of Liberty Museum

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20 Science Centres news

Bloomberg donates $50m to museum

Philanthropist and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has donated $50m (€45.4m, £40.6m) to Boston’s Museum of Science

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21 Visitor Attractions news

BBC theme park

The BBC is teaming up with realestate developer Luneng Group to develop an amusement and leisure park on the island of Wenchang in the South China Sea

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22 Waterparks news

WhiteWater developing active attraction

Sanad – the Australian offshoot of Dubai-based investment firm Najibi Group – is financing the “never-before seen in Australia” project, which will feature extreme water facilities and an Olympicstandard training centre

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24 Theme Parks news

Wanda hires Disney executive to run parks

As Disney and Wanda’s public war for dominance across China continues to rage on, Wanda chair Wang Jianlin has hired former Disney executive Andrew Kam to lead its charge into the theme park sector

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26 Museums & Galleries News

Motown Museum

Campaign launched Perkins + Will is leading development for Detroit’s recently announced $50m (€45.6m, £40.6m) Motown Museum – a 50,000sq ft (4,650sqm) attraction dedicated to the music genre

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28 Heritage news

Japan designating 88 anime ‘sacred spots’

Japan’s government wants the nation’s popular anime and manga franchises to boost tourism in the country, with plans to designate 88 “animation spots” nationwide in places where popular characters are presented

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30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Hot weather delays AED150m Dubai Safari

After more than a decade of development, visitors hoping to explore Dubai’s new state-of-the-art safari park will have to wait just a little longer after the opening date was pushed back until the end of March next year

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32 Technology news

Disney revolutionises

3D printing with tech Disney’s research lab has taken the 3D printing process up a notch, using movable embedded masses to act as counterweights, creating solutions to complex balance issues

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34 Interview

Linda Conlon

LIFE CEO and ASTC chair Linda Conlon talks about the issues impacting science centres

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40 Science Centres

Millennium Innovation

More than £1bn was channelled into the UK’s Millennium Projects. Where are they now?

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42 Promotional feature

Holovis

Find out about Holovis’s mixed reality Extended Experience technology and boost interactivity and visitor engagement

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On the cover: Celebrating 30 years of Give Kids the World
44 Ask an expert

Sound to Create Immersive Experiences

Our panel of experts reveal the secrets of sound design

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50 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK has built a reputation creating story-led cultural destinations in China. Check out these three projects

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52 Profile

Pamela Landwirth

We sat down with Give Kids the World CEO Pamela Landwirth as the charity turns 30

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58 Promotional feature

Simworx

From Derren Brown to Blackstorm Bay: Catch up with the latest news from the UK-based dynamic ride maker

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62 Show report SATE 2016

Walking the Tightrope

The theme at the SATE conference was taking risks. Christine Kerr filed this report

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68 Promotional feature

7thSense Design

Meet 7thSense Design, whose mission is to deliver unbeatable display experiences and the highest quality visual content

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70 Science centres

STEM Gems

Exciting science attractions opening soon

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78 Analysis

Part 4 - The Attractions Business

Consultant David Camp talks planning in part four of the series

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82 First person

Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum

Scott A Lukas visited a Noah’s Ark attraction and found some of the best examples of immersive theming in the US

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90 Promotional feature

Polin Waterparks

Polin has worked on projects in more than 100 countries. Find out more about their world of waterparks

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92 Show report

Best in Class

Looking back at the recent WWA Show & Symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana

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96 Attractions-kit.net

IAAPA Attractions Expo

Supplier news and product innovation from the trade show floo

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COMPANY PROFILES
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
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Attractions Management 2016 issue 4
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor’s Letter

Good Deeds quietly done

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profiles

Ang Lee

Film director Ang Lee is pioneering digital cinema technology that could soon be widespread in attractions

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profiles

Alberto Zamperla

Alberto Zamperla on the legendary Italian ridemaking company and his family values

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profiles

Diane von Furstenberg

Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, who has raised $40m for the Statue of Liberty Museum

View in digital edition
View online
20 Science Centres news

Bloomberg donates $50m to museum

Philanthropist and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has donated $50m (€45.4m, £40.6m) to Boston’s Museum of Science

View in digital edition

21 Visitor Attractions news

BBC theme park

The BBC is teaming up with realestate developer Luneng Group to develop an amusement and leisure park on the island of Wenchang in the South China Sea

View in digital edition

22 Waterparks news

WhiteWater developing active attraction

Sanad – the Australian offshoot of Dubai-based investment firm Najibi Group – is financing the “never-before seen in Australia” project, which will feature extreme water facilities and an Olympicstandard training centre

View in digital edition

24 Theme Parks news

Wanda hires Disney executive to run parks

As Disney and Wanda’s public war for dominance across China continues to rage on, Wanda chair Wang Jianlin has hired former Disney executive Andrew Kam to lead its charge into the theme park sector

View in digital edition

26 Museums & Galleries News

Motown Museum

Campaign launched Perkins + Will is leading development for Detroit’s recently announced $50m (€45.6m, £40.6m) Motown Museum – a 50,000sq ft (4,650sqm) attraction dedicated to the music genre

View in digital edition

28 Heritage news

Japan designating 88 anime ‘sacred spots’

Japan’s government wants the nation’s popular anime and manga franchises to boost tourism in the country, with plans to designate 88 “animation spots” nationwide in places where popular characters are presented

View in digital edition

30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Hot weather delays AED150m Dubai Safari

After more than a decade of development, visitors hoping to explore Dubai’s new state-of-the-art safari park will have to wait just a little longer after the opening date was pushed back until the end of March next year

View in digital edition

32 Technology news

Disney revolutionises

3D printing with tech Disney’s research lab has taken the 3D printing process up a notch, using movable embedded masses to act as counterweights, creating solutions to complex balance issues

View in digital edition

34 Interview

Linda Conlon

LIFE CEO and ASTC chair Linda Conlon talks about the issues impacting science centres

View in digital edition
View online
40 Science Centres

Millennium Innovation

More than £1bn was channelled into the UK’s Millennium Projects. Where are they now?

View in digital edition
View online
42 Promotional feature

Holovis

Find out about Holovis’s mixed reality Extended Experience technology and boost interactivity and visitor engagement

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: Celebrating 30 years of Give Kids the World
44 Ask an expert

Sound to Create Immersive Experiences

Our panel of experts reveal the secrets of sound design

View in digital edition
View online
50 Promotional feature

IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK has built a reputation creating story-led cultural destinations in China. Check out these three projects

View in digital edition
View online
52 Profile

Pamela Landwirth

We sat down with Give Kids the World CEO Pamela Landwirth as the charity turns 30

View in digital edition
View online
58 Promotional feature

Simworx

From Derren Brown to Blackstorm Bay: Catch up with the latest news from the UK-based dynamic ride maker

View in digital edition
View online
62 Show report SATE 2016

Walking the Tightrope

The theme at the SATE conference was taking risks. Christine Kerr filed this report

View in digital edition
View online
68 Promotional feature

7thSense Design

Meet 7thSense Design, whose mission is to deliver unbeatable display experiences and the highest quality visual content

View in digital edition
View online
70 Science centres

STEM Gems

Exciting science attractions opening soon

View in digital edition
View online
78 Analysis

Part 4 - The Attractions Business

Consultant David Camp talks planning in part four of the series

View in digital edition
View online
82 First person

Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum

Scott A Lukas visited a Noah’s Ark attraction and found some of the best examples of immersive theming in the US

View in digital edition
View online
90 Promotional feature

Polin Waterparks

Polin has worked on projects in more than 100 countries. Find out more about their world of waterparks

View in digital edition
View online
92 Show report

Best in Class

Looking back at the recent WWA Show & Symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana

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

IAAPA Attractions Expo

Supplier news and product innovation from the trade show floo

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
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Founded in 1966, the Antonio Zamperla SPA is privately owned by Mr Alberto Zamperla. Located in Vi [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

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

Behind the Scenes of IAAPA Expo 2022 with Michael Shelton
There is no place like IAAPA Expo, it’s the place to take in the most exciting sights, smells, tastes, and sensations that will take your career and attraction to new heights! The excitement, energy and opportunity are palpable. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion Showreel 2022
Last year was a blast! Find out more...
More videos:
Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
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DIRECTORY
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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
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