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Attractions Management 2019 issue 1
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7 Editor's letter

Help save the planet

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12 People profile

Michael Mercadante

New TEA president reveals his plans to take the organisation to the "next level" in the themed entertainment sector

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14 People profile

Tyra Banks

Supermodel and entrepreneur announces plans for "first of its kind experiential attraction"

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16 People profile

Anthony Geffen

Documentary maker on using immersive technologies to create "life-changing experiences"

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20 Science Centres news

Europe’s largest science centre

Ground has been broken in Turkey on what is expected to become the largest science centre in Europe, attracting upward of 30 million visitors per year

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20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Keep calm, turn 30, and keep pushing boundaries

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21 Visitor Attractions news

Antorcha to help SeaWorld reach 'full potential’

SeaWorld's new CEO Gus Antorcha has said he plans to help the organisation reach its "full potential", following several years of turmoil

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22 Waterparks news

New attractions planned for US parks

Three US theme parks acquired from EPR Properties last year are undergoing extensive enhancements and rebranding by new owners Six Flags Entertainment

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22 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

A new age of expectation

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24 Theme Park news

K-Pop theme park at heart of US$4bn plans

A huge new development in Korea is set to go ahead after stalling twice since 2007, with the new attraction boasting a gargantuan K-pop and natural history theme park as its centrepiece

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27 Museums & Galleries news

Self-constructing robot museum in the works

Turkish design bureau Melike Altinisik Architects (MAA) have been selected to build a museum of robotics with components that "construct themselves”

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28 Heritage news

First ever Machu Picchu wheelchair tours offered

At 8,000ft (2,438m) above sea level, the Inca city of Machu Picchu is a stiff climb even for the able-bodied, and has been completely inaccessible for those in a wheelchair

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31 Zoos & Aquariums news

Oklahoma City Zoo planning US$70m renovation

Oklahoma City Zoo has plans for a new African enclosure that would see a dedicated area for giraffes, penguins and African wild dogs, with other renovations also planned

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31 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

The importance of accreditation

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32 Technology news

Google launches human discovery platform

Google Arts and Culture has launched a massive online science museum platform with a number of museums, curators and archivists in 23 countries around the world

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34 Interview

Miguel Quintana Pali

The founder of Mexico’s eco-friendly cultural heritage attraction Xcaret speaks to Attractions Management

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On the Cover: Supermodel and entrepreneur eyes attractions market with new venture
42 Openings

The road ahead

A preview of the biggest developments opening across the world in 2019

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50 Rides

Hot Wheels

We look at the exciting and innovative rides opening this year

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54 Show report

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018

Attractions Management was in attendance in Orlando at the biggest show of the year

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56 Show report

Awards Season

Revealing the winners of a number of prestigious awards handed out in November

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58 Show report

Women of Disney

Some of Disney’s most talented female leaders share their stories about how they got to be where they are today

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62 Show report

Charming the world

Tom Mehrmann and Roland Mack discuss how to become an ambassador for culture rather than a stereotype

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64 Interview

Changing faces

We speak to the three men charged with leading IAAPA into its next century

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68 Mystery shopper

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

A new Ocean Park has opened near Shanghai. Alice Davis paid a visit

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72 Promotional feature

Parkex

Why a good parking experience adds to the attraction

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74 Animal care

Sea change

Merlin is preparing to launch the world’s first cetacean open water sanctuary

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80 Museums

Climate Museum

Cultural consultant Bridget McKenzie is taking action against climate change

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84 Waterparks

Splashing the cash

David Camp looks at the waterparks sector and how it can benefit the rest of the industry

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88 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches

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COMPANY PROFILES
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [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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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 Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! Find out more...
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IAAPA Expo Europe Promo – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – Red Raion
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Attractions Management 2019 issue 1
Download PDF
View digital edition
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

Help save the planet

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profile

Michael Mercadante

New TEA president reveals his plans to take the organisation to the "next level" in the themed entertainment sector

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profile

Tyra Banks

Supermodel and entrepreneur announces plans for "first of its kind experiential attraction"

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Anthony Geffen

Documentary maker on using immersive technologies to create "life-changing experiences"

View in digital edition
View online
20 Science Centres news

Europe’s largest science centre

Ground has been broken in Turkey on what is expected to become the largest science centre in Europe, attracting upward of 30 million visitors per year

View in digital edition

20 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Keep calm, turn 30, and keep pushing boundaries

View in digital edition
View online
21 Visitor Attractions news

Antorcha to help SeaWorld reach 'full potential’

SeaWorld's new CEO Gus Antorcha has said he plans to help the organisation reach its "full potential", following several years of turmoil

View in digital edition

22 Waterparks news

New attractions planned for US parks

Three US theme parks acquired from EPR Properties last year are undergoing extensive enhancements and rebranding by new owners Six Flags Entertainment

View in digital edition

22 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

A new age of expectation

View in digital edition
View online
24 Theme Park news

K-Pop theme park at heart of US$4bn plans

A huge new development in Korea is set to go ahead after stalling twice since 2007, with the new attraction boasting a gargantuan K-pop and natural history theme park as its centrepiece

View in digital edition

27 Museums & Galleries news

Self-constructing robot museum in the works

Turkish design bureau Melike Altinisik Architects (MAA) have been selected to build a museum of robotics with components that "construct themselves”

View in digital edition

28 Heritage news

First ever Machu Picchu wheelchair tours offered

At 8,000ft (2,438m) above sea level, the Inca city of Machu Picchu is a stiff climb even for the able-bodied, and has been completely inaccessible for those in a wheelchair

View in digital edition

31 Zoos & Aquariums news

Oklahoma City Zoo planning US$70m renovation

Oklahoma City Zoo has plans for a new African enclosure that would see a dedicated area for giraffes, penguins and African wild dogs, with other renovations also planned

View in digital edition

31 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

The importance of accreditation

View in digital edition
View online
32 Technology news

Google launches human discovery platform

Google Arts and Culture has launched a massive online science museum platform with a number of museums, curators and archivists in 23 countries around the world

View in digital edition

34 Interview

Miguel Quintana Pali

The founder of Mexico’s eco-friendly cultural heritage attraction Xcaret speaks to Attractions Management

View in digital edition
View online
On the Cover: Supermodel and entrepreneur eyes attractions market with new venture
42 Openings

The road ahead

A preview of the biggest developments opening across the world in 2019

View in digital edition

50 Rides

Hot Wheels

We look at the exciting and innovative rides opening this year

View in digital edition
View online
54 Show report

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018

Attractions Management was in attendance in Orlando at the biggest show of the year

View in digital edition
View online
56 Show report

Awards Season

Revealing the winners of a number of prestigious awards handed out in November

View in digital edition
View online
58 Show report

Women of Disney

Some of Disney’s most talented female leaders share their stories about how they got to be where they are today

View in digital edition
View online
62 Show report

Charming the world

Tom Mehrmann and Roland Mack discuss how to become an ambassador for culture rather than a stereotype

View in digital edition
View online
64 Interview

Changing faces

We speak to the three men charged with leading IAAPA into its next century

View in digital edition
View online
68 Mystery shopper

Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park

A new Ocean Park has opened near Shanghai. Alice Davis paid a visit

View in digital edition
View online
72 Promotional feature

Parkex

Why a good parking experience adds to the attraction

View in digital edition
View online
74 Animal care

Sea change

Merlin is preparing to launch the world’s first cetacean open water sanctuary

View in digital edition
View online
80 Museums

Climate Museum

Cultural consultant Bridget McKenzie is taking action against climate change

View in digital edition
View online
84 Waterparks

Splashing the cash

David Camp looks at the waterparks sector and how it can benefit the rest of the industry

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

Product innovation

Suppliers present their latest launches

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
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
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [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

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 Showreel 2021
Another year has passed, and we’re definitely happy with what we have accomplished in 2021! Find out more...
More videos:
IAAPA Expo Europe Promo – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – Red Raion
Red Raion Showreel 2021 – 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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