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Attractions Management 2017 issue 1
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5 Editor’s letter

Dreaming of Inclusivity

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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10 People profile

Nolan Bushnell

Nolan Bushnell, father of the video game industry, on his new VR business and the future of technology

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12 People profile

Ron Magill

Zoo Miami’s Ron Magill gives the lowdown on the attraction’s new Florida: Mission Everglades zone

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16 People profile

Kim Gladstone Herlev

Denmark’s Experimentarium has reopened after a major renovation. CEO Kim Gladstone Herlev shares his vision for the future

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18 People profile

Jimmy Fallon

Hold on tight! US TV star Jimmy Fallon is the subject of a brand new ride at Universal Orlando

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20 Science Centres news

Science hub under way at Olympic Village

Dutch design agency NorthernLight is working on the redevelopment of Sochi’s Olympic Village, which is turning its former media centre from the 2014 Winter Olympics into a science and art park

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21 Visitor Attractions news

Doug Stagner named new IAAPA COO and EVP

IAAPA has named attractions veteran Doug Stagner as its new COO and executive vice President

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22 Waterparks news

CA$65m waterpark opens in Quebec

The Aquatic Development Group (ADG) is behind designs for a new waterpark in Quebec, Canada, which recently opened its doors

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24 Theme Parks news

Japan drives revenue as Universal figures soar

Comcast’s acquisition of Universal Studios Japan has paid dividends, as the company confirmed a 48 per cent rise in revenue

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26 Museums & Galleries news

State takes over Poland’s new WWII museum

The Museum of the Second World War in Poland faces an uncertain future after the country’s Supreme Administrative Court gave permission for the ruling nationalist Law and Justice Party (LJP) to take control of the independent museum

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28 Heritage news

Outrage as Stonehenge tunnel plans finalized

Controversial plans for a road tunnel near Stonehenge have been finalised, with campaigners opposing the development claiming it would cause “irreparable damage” to the surrounding landscape

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30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Vancouver Aquarium to end beluga captivity

Vancouver Aquarium has outlined ambitious expansion plans for the next 12 years, which includes the eventual phase out of its captive beluga programme

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32 Technology news

Hugo Barra joins Facebook to lead VR charge

Facebook has named Hugo Barra its vice president of virtual reality, with the Brazilian tech wizard and entrepreneur to head up the company’s Oculus programme

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34 Interview

Matthias Li

Matthias Li, chief executive at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park, on his response to a changing visitor profile and rising competition

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On the cover: Atari founder breaks into VR
42 Pipeline

Opening Doors

There’s an array of attractions set to launch. We anticipate the hot debuts of the year

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52 Tourism

A Plan for Oman

The Ministry of Tourism’s Maitha Al Mahrouqi on Oman’s status as a budding destination

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56 Waterparks

Volcanic Activity

Universal Creative’s Dale Mason on the inspiration behind Volcano Bay

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60 Museums

A New Home

London’s Design Museum has moved. We found out about this unusual project

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66 Museums

Fashionably Lates

New kinds of programming are engaging younger audiences. Museums Sheffield’s Rosie Eagleton shares her research

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72 Analysis

Part 5 - Driving Revenues

Consultant David Camp asks the all-important question: how do attractions make money?

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76 Visitor Attractions

Flock to it

Norwegian operator Lund Group on how Aardman’s Shaun the Sheep helped reinvigorate the troubled Skånes Djurpark

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82 Profile

Greg Hale

We sat down with IAAPA’s new chairman

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86 Technology

Virtual Ventures

Multi-player VR start-ups like The Void and Zero Latency are set to explode

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90 Themed design

Keeping it Real

Analysis: authenticity in themed design

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96 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers unveil new product launches

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COMPANY PROFILES
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

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

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

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [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...]
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Attractions Management 2017 issue 1
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor’s letter

Dreaming of Inclusivity

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
10 People profile

Nolan Bushnell

Nolan Bushnell, father of the video game industry, on his new VR business and the future of technology

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profile

Ron Magill

Zoo Miami’s Ron Magill gives the lowdown on the attraction’s new Florida: Mission Everglades zone

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Kim Gladstone Herlev

Denmark’s Experimentarium has reopened after a major renovation. CEO Kim Gladstone Herlev shares his vision for the future

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profile

Jimmy Fallon

Hold on tight! US TV star Jimmy Fallon is the subject of a brand new ride at Universal Orlando

View in digital edition
View online
20 Science Centres news

Science hub under way at Olympic Village

Dutch design agency NorthernLight is working on the redevelopment of Sochi’s Olympic Village, which is turning its former media centre from the 2014 Winter Olympics into a science and art park

View in digital edition

21 Visitor Attractions news

Doug Stagner named new IAAPA COO and EVP

IAAPA has named attractions veteran Doug Stagner as its new COO and executive vice President

View in digital edition

22 Waterparks news

CA$65m waterpark opens in Quebec

The Aquatic Development Group (ADG) is behind designs for a new waterpark in Quebec, Canada, which recently opened its doors

View in digital edition

24 Theme Parks news

Japan drives revenue as Universal figures soar

Comcast’s acquisition of Universal Studios Japan has paid dividends, as the company confirmed a 48 per cent rise in revenue

View in digital edition

26 Museums & Galleries news

State takes over Poland’s new WWII museum

The Museum of the Second World War in Poland faces an uncertain future after the country’s Supreme Administrative Court gave permission for the ruling nationalist Law and Justice Party (LJP) to take control of the independent museum

View in digital edition

28 Heritage news

Outrage as Stonehenge tunnel plans finalized

Controversial plans for a road tunnel near Stonehenge have been finalised, with campaigners opposing the development claiming it would cause “irreparable damage” to the surrounding landscape

View in digital edition

30 Zoos & Aquariums news

Vancouver Aquarium to end beluga captivity

Vancouver Aquarium has outlined ambitious expansion plans for the next 12 years, which includes the eventual phase out of its captive beluga programme

View in digital edition

32 Technology news

Hugo Barra joins Facebook to lead VR charge

Facebook has named Hugo Barra its vice president of virtual reality, with the Brazilian tech wizard and entrepreneur to head up the company’s Oculus programme

View in digital edition

34 Interview

Matthias Li

Matthias Li, chief executive at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park, on his response to a changing visitor profile and rising competition

View in digital edition
View online
On the cover: Atari founder breaks into VR
42 Pipeline

Opening Doors

There’s an array of attractions set to launch. We anticipate the hot debuts of the year

View in digital edition
View online
52 Tourism

A Plan for Oman

The Ministry of Tourism’s Maitha Al Mahrouqi on Oman’s status as a budding destination

View in digital edition
View online
56 Waterparks

Volcanic Activity

Universal Creative’s Dale Mason on the inspiration behind Volcano Bay

View in digital edition
View online
60 Museums

A New Home

London’s Design Museum has moved. We found out about this unusual project

View in digital edition
View online
66 Museums

Fashionably Lates

New kinds of programming are engaging younger audiences. Museums Sheffield’s Rosie Eagleton shares her research

View in digital edition
View online
72 Analysis

Part 5 - Driving Revenues

Consultant David Camp asks the all-important question: how do attractions make money?

View in digital edition
View online
76 Visitor Attractions

Flock to it

Norwegian operator Lund Group on how Aardman’s Shaun the Sheep helped reinvigorate the troubled Skånes Djurpark

View in digital edition
View online
82 Profile

Greg Hale

We sat down with IAAPA’s new chairman

View in digital edition
View online
86 Technology

Virtual Ventures

Multi-player VR start-ups like The Void and Zero Latency are set to explode

View in digital edition
View online
90 Themed design

Keeping it Real

Analysis: authenticity in themed design

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

Product Innovation

Suppliers unveil new product launches

View in digital edition
View online
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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
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

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

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

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [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 - Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue!
It’s extremely important for us to show you the process behind every content we produce. Each of our titles stems from deep research, focused on giving you the kinds of content that best fit your venues and target audience. Find out more...
More videos:
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
IAAPA Expo Europe Promo – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – Red Raion
+ 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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