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5 Editor’s letter

Dreaming of Inclusivity

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
10 People profile

Nolan Bushnell

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

Ron Magill

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

Jimmy Fallon

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

A Plan for Oman

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

Volcanic Activity

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

A New Home

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

Fashionably Lates

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

Part 5 - Driving Revenues

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

Flock to it

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

Greg Hale

We sat down with IAAPA’s new chairman
86 Technology

Virtual Ventures

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

Keeping it Real

Analysis: authenticity in themed design
96 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers unveil new product launches
COMPANY PROFILE
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
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EAS rebrands to IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of 2019 show in Paris
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Jobs . News . Products . Magazine
Attractions Management 2017 issue 1
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor’s letter

Dreaming of Inclusivity

Liz Terry shares her thoughts
10 People profile

Nolan Bushnell

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

Ron Magill

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

Jimmy Fallon

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

A Plan for Oman

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

Volcanic Activity

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

A New Home

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

Fashionably Lates

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

Part 5 - Driving Revenues

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

Flock to it

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

Greg Hale

We sat down with IAAPA’s new chairman
86 Technology

Virtual Ventures

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

Keeping it Real

Analysis: authenticity in themed design
96 Attractions-kit.net

Product Innovation

Suppliers unveil new product launches
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Zoos and aquariums associations have criticised a report by World Animal Protection (WAP) which claims to have identified numerous examples around the world of wild animals being used in cruel and demeaning ways in the name of visitor entertainment.
New York flagship announced for Museum of Ice Cream as operator plans international expansion
The Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) has announced plans to open several new locations, both in the US and internationally over the next 18 months, starting with its first New York City flagship in Q4 2019.
New visitor centre to be developed at Auschwitz-Birkenau following US$5.5m donation
A donation of US$5.5m (€4.96m, £4.55m) will go towards the development of a new visitor services centre at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial – the museum located on the site of the World War Two Nazi concentration camp in Poland.
Kings Dominion unveils new water attractions for 2020
Cedar Fair's Virginia amusement and waterpark, Kings Dominion, has announced three new additions to its 20-acre (80,900sq m, 265,500sq ft) Soak City waterpark, which is set to open in 2020.
'World's highest aquarium' opens in China
Standing more than 2,200 metres (7,200ft) above sea level, a new aquarium just opened in Xining, Qinghai Province in northwest China, now hold's the record for the world's highest-altitude aquarium.
Phased reopening for new Denver Art Museum facilities begins June 2020
Denver Art Museum in Colorado, US, is to begin a phased reopening of its campus in June 2020, with a new welcome centre, learning and engagement centre, 72,000sq ft (21,945sq m) of new and refurbished gallery space and new dining experiences.
Sutton Hoo ancient royal burial site reopens following redevelopment
Sutton Hoo, the burial site of a 7th century Anglo-Saxon king in Suffolk, England, that achieved worldwide fame upon its discovery in 1938, has reopened following a £4m (US$4.85m, €4.37m) transformation.
Merlin reveals plans for Lego Movie World at California resort
Merlin has revealed plans for the largest new addition at its Legoland California resort since the park launched in 1999.
Arts Council England allocates £17.5m to local culture projects
Arts Council England has named 13 new additions to its Creative People and Places (CPP) project, which it says is about local people choosing, creating and taking part in the arts and culture on offer to them.
Australian Museum closes for year-long AUS$57.5m renovation
A major renovation project that will expand touring exhibition halls and create several new facilities at the Australian Museum in Sydney will see the venue closed to the public from 19 August.
Silver Dollar City announces record-breaking waterfall drop ride among US$30m plans
The tallest raft ride drop in the Western Hemisphere is coming to Silver Dollar City, after the park revealed plans to invest more than US$30m (€26.9m, £24.8m) into a number of new developments.
New York's largest waterpark set for expansion after acquiring state funding
Construction is set to start in September on new water slides at the Enchanted Forest Water Safari theme park in New York, US, with a funding contribution for the new rides having come from the state's economic development agency.
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COMPANY PROFILE
FORREC Ltd

We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s bi [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

EAS rebrands to IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of 2019 show in Paris
The Euro Attractions Show has been rebranded as the IAAPA Expo Europe ahead of this year's event at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Trailer Pinocchio - A Modern Tale VR
Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
Miko and the Spell of the Stone - Movie Trailer – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2018 – Red Raion
Simworx - The power to move you… – Simworx
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

16-19 Sep 2019

IAAPA Expo Europe 2019

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris, France
21-24 Sep 2019

ASTC 2019 Annual Conference

Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
+ More diary  
 


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