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Attractions Management 2019 issue 2
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9 Editor's letter

Sustainable travel

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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14 People profile

Dan Ashe

The president and CEO for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums on the organisation's plans for the future

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18 People profile

Prince Harry

The Duke of Sussex on his role as president of the African Parks Network

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20 People profile

Vitali Klitschko

With the help of Europa Park, the multi-time boxing champion turned politician dreams up theme park plan for Kyiv, Ukraine

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22 Science Centres news

Techniquest’s expansion

Welsh science discovery centre Techniquest is building a £5.7m (US$7.4m) expansion that will more than double its exhibition space and use a remarkable power source – fish

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22 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Celebrate, reflect, act, Herbert Münder, Ecsite president

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23 Visitor Attractions news

George RR Martin joins collective Meow Wolf

George RR Martin has taken up a position at Meow Wolf, with the immersive art collective naming the Game of Thrones author as its chief world builder

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24 Waterparks news

Expansion for Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure

Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark has a major expansion on the cards, with plans to open a dozen new rides in the middle of 2020

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24 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Addressing GDPR one year on, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

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26 Theme Parks news

Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland

The hotly anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge has opened its doors at the Disneyland resort in California, following a threeyear construction project

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29 Museums & Galleries news

Overcrowding forced temporary Louvre closure

The Louvre in Paris was forced to close recently due to overcrowding

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31 Heritage news

Notorious prison soon to reopen as museum

Portugal’s new National Museum of Resistance and Freedom opened to the public on 27 April – the 45th anniversary of the closure of the building where it is situated: the notorious Peniche political prison

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32 Zoos & Aquariums news

Expansion for St Louis Zoo's primate habitats

The St Louis Zoo in Missouri, US, has announced plans for a major US$11.5m expansion of its Primate House, with the 35,000sq ft (10,668sq m) addition set to be completed in 2021

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32 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

Providing missing data to fight extinction, Dalia A Conde, director of science, Species360

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34 Technology news

Disney-backed Tyff on plans US expansion

Immersive entertainment company Tyffon has successfully raised US$7.8m (€7m, £6.17m) in new funding to help it expand its Tyffonium free-roam virtual reality location-based experiences outside of Japan

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36 Interview

Alvaro Silberstein

Wheel the World is opening new doors for disability tourism. Its co-founder speaks to Tom Anstey

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On the Cover: Committed to saving African wildlife with African Parks Network , p18
40 Trends report

Welcome to the future

We break down the American Alliance of Museums’ TrendsWatch report

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44 Rides

Art Attack

We look at major ride openings at visitor attractions across the globe

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48 Top team

Made in China

The birthplace of William Shakespeare will be recreated at the home of China’s most famous playwright. We speak to the team behind the ambitious project

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54 Promotional feature

Animalive

Animalive is a premier manufacturer of interactive animation products. Its founder, Ali Kord, explains how its recent joint venture will take the company’s award-winning products to the next level

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58 Museums

Day out at the museum

The Network of European Museum Organisations has launched a Political Internships scheme. We speak to the programme’s creator about what this could mean for museums

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62 Promotional feature

Red Raion

Red Raion, the CGI studio specialised in media based attractions, has collaborated with Unlimited Leisure Holdings to create a new 4D movie, which will be presented at Unlimited Snow’s newest park

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64 Show report

Global Appeal

TEA Summit and SATE Europe Christine Kerr reports from the TEA’s Summit, Thea Awards and SATE Europe

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68 Interview

Pure Imagication

Adlabs Imagica is India’s largest theme park destination. Its joint CEO speaks to Kath Hudson

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72 Science Centres

Science for the senses

We speak to Wolfgang Hansch about Germany’s premier science institution

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78 Social media

Look at this absolute unit

How the Museum of English Rural Life cultivated a Twitter following of more than 134,000 people using memes

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82 Show review

IAAPA Expo Asia

What was on offer at the show, plus news from some of the attending exhibitors

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88 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovations

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

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COMPANY PROFILES
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
WhiteWater

WhiteWater was born in 1980 with one clear purpose, to create places where families unite and make j [more...]
Simworx Ltd

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

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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Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
IAAPA Expo Europe Promo – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
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Attractions Management 2019 issue 2
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Magazine archive
9 Editor's letter

Sustainable travel

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
14 People profile

Dan Ashe

The president and CEO for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums on the organisation's plans for the future

View in digital edition
View online
18 People profile

Prince Harry

The Duke of Sussex on his role as president of the African Parks Network

View in digital edition
View online
20 People profile

Vitali Klitschko

With the help of Europa Park, the multi-time boxing champion turned politician dreams up theme park plan for Kyiv, Ukraine

View in digital edition
View online
22 Science Centres news

Techniquest’s expansion

Welsh science discovery centre Techniquest is building a £5.7m (US$7.4m) expansion that will more than double its exhibition space and use a remarkable power source – fish

View in digital edition

22 Industry Opinion

Science Centres

Celebrate, reflect, act, Herbert Münder, Ecsite president

View in digital edition
View online
23 Visitor Attractions news

George RR Martin joins collective Meow Wolf

George RR Martin has taken up a position at Meow Wolf, with the immersive art collective naming the Game of Thrones author as its chief world builder

View in digital edition

24 Waterparks news

Expansion for Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure

Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark has a major expansion on the cards, with plans to open a dozen new rides in the middle of 2020

View in digital edition

24 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Addressing GDPR one year on, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

View in digital edition
View online
26 Theme Parks news

Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland

The hotly anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge has opened its doors at the Disneyland resort in California, following a threeyear construction project

View in digital edition

29 Museums & Galleries news

Overcrowding forced temporary Louvre closure

The Louvre in Paris was forced to close recently due to overcrowding

View in digital edition

31 Heritage news

Notorious prison soon to reopen as museum

Portugal’s new National Museum of Resistance and Freedom opened to the public on 27 April – the 45th anniversary of the closure of the building where it is situated: the notorious Peniche political prison

View in digital edition

32 Zoos & Aquariums news

Expansion for St Louis Zoo's primate habitats

The St Louis Zoo in Missouri, US, has announced plans for a major US$11.5m expansion of its Primate House, with the 35,000sq ft (10,668sq m) addition set to be completed in 2021

View in digital edition

32 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

Providing missing data to fight extinction, Dalia A Conde, director of science, Species360

View in digital edition
View online
34 Technology news

Disney-backed Tyff on plans US expansion

Immersive entertainment company Tyffon has successfully raised US$7.8m (€7m, £6.17m) in new funding to help it expand its Tyffonium free-roam virtual reality location-based experiences outside of Japan

View in digital edition

36 Interview

Alvaro Silberstein

Wheel the World is opening new doors for disability tourism. Its co-founder speaks to Tom Anstey

View in digital edition
View online
On the Cover: Committed to saving African wildlife with African Parks Network , p18
40 Trends report

Welcome to the future

We break down the American Alliance of Museums’ TrendsWatch report

View in digital edition
View online
44 Rides

Art Attack

We look at major ride openings at visitor attractions across the globe

View in digital edition
View online
48 Top team

Made in China

The birthplace of William Shakespeare will be recreated at the home of China’s most famous playwright. We speak to the team behind the ambitious project

View in digital edition
View online
54 Promotional feature

Animalive

Animalive is a premier manufacturer of interactive animation products. Its founder, Ali Kord, explains how its recent joint venture will take the company’s award-winning products to the next level

View in digital edition
View online
58 Museums

Day out at the museum

The Network of European Museum Organisations has launched a Political Internships scheme. We speak to the programme’s creator about what this could mean for museums

View in digital edition
View online
62 Promotional feature

Red Raion

Red Raion, the CGI studio specialised in media based attractions, has collaborated with Unlimited Leisure Holdings to create a new 4D movie, which will be presented at Unlimited Snow’s newest park

View in digital edition
View online
64 Show report

Global Appeal

TEA Summit and SATE Europe Christine Kerr reports from the TEA’s Summit, Thea Awards and SATE Europe

View in digital edition
View online
68 Interview

Pure Imagication

Adlabs Imagica is India’s largest theme park destination. Its joint CEO speaks to Kath Hudson

View in digital edition
View online
72 Science Centres

Science for the senses

We speak to Wolfgang Hansch about Germany’s premier science institution

View in digital edition
View online
78 Social media

Look at this absolute unit

How the Museum of English Rural Life cultivated a Twitter following of more than 134,000 people using memes

View in digital edition
View online
82 Show review

IAAPA Expo Asia

What was on offer at the show, plus news from some of the attending exhibitors

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

Product innovations

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology 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
Triotech

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
WhiteWater

WhiteWater was born in 1980 with one clear purpose, to create places where families unite and make j [more...]
Simworx Ltd

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

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:
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
IAAPA Expo Europe Promo – International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
+ 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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