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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
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
IDEATTACK

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

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center
RideHOUSE is an iconic waterplay complex purposefully designed for young kids and families to enjoy. Find out more...
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Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
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
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
Simworx Ltd

The company was initially established in 1997. Terry Monkton and Andrew Roberts are the key stakeh [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
IDEATTACK

IDEATTACK is a full-service planning and design company with headquarters in Los Angeles. [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

Proslide Tech Inc - ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center
RideHOUSE is an iconic waterplay complex purposefully designed for young kids and families to enjoy. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
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
+ More diary  
 


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