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7 Editor's letter

Planning for disaster

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

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16 People profile

Jason deCaires Taylor

Jason deCaires Taylor underwater sculptures

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20 People profile

Sir Tim Smit

Sir Tim Smits energy revolution

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22 People profile

David Walliams

David Walliams’ new theme park attraction

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26 Science Centres news

US$125m donation secures science institution

Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth C Griffin is to have the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago named after him, following a donation of US$125m from his charitable fund

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27 Visitor Attractions news

IAAPA opens new global HQ in Orlando

One of the attractions industry's global associations, IAAPA, has officially opened its new headquarters building in Orlando, providing the organisation with a custom-built facility it says is designed to support its members

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28 Theme Park news

Universal reveals themed lands for Beijing park

Universal Studios' has revealed its under-construction Beijing theme park and resort will feature seven themed lands

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30 Waterparks news

Blackstone takes 65 per cent stake in Great Wolf

Great Wolf Resorts, which runs 18 familyoriented waterpark and entertainment resorts in the US and Canada, is targeting accelerated growth under a new joint ownership venture that sees hospitality and leisure investor Blackstone Real Estate Partners take a 65 per cent controlling interest in the company

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30 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Delivering the Guest Experience, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

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32 Technology news

Palace of Versailles tour welcomes VR visitors

Google has created a virtual reality tour of the Palace of Versailles, allowing people to explore the architecture, artworks and history of the former home of French royalty wherever they are in the world

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35 Museums & Galleries news

Architects chosen for Polish Army Museum project

Architecture firm NM Architekci has won an international competition to design a permanent exhibition space for the new Polish Army Museum in Warsaw

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36 Heritage news

Billions earmarked for India heritage project

A programme of authentic reconstruction of 11 historic sites in India and the setting up of 100 experiential museums are among ambitious plans under development by India's culture ministry

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38 Zoos & Aquariums news

Mississippi Aquarium sets April 2020 opening date

The Mississippi Aquarium has announced an opening date of 30 April 2020

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38 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums news

Making an urgent call to halt species decline, Gavrielle Kirk- Cohen, WAZA

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40 Interview

Yves Pépin

A man whose spectaculars have been witnessed by billions, Yves Pépin speaks about his trail-blazing career

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46 Rides

Supersonic

We take a look at some of the most significant ride openings around the world

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On the Cover | Amanda Thompson: IAAPA chair for 2020 maps out year ahead for the organisation
52 Preview

Rulantica Rising

Germany’s top theme park is about to launch a €180m addition with the opening of its long-awaited second gate. Attractions Management looks at Rulantica and how the new waterpark addition is taking shape

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56 Theme Parks

Parisian Magic

Daniel Delcourt and David Wilson share more about Disney’s €2bn expansion of Disneyland Paris

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60 Show review

IAAPA Europe

Tom Anstey travelled to Paris for this year’s IAAPA Expo Europe

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62 Promotional feature

Simworx Ltd

CEO, Terry Monkton, takes us through the development of two unique projects, from conception to creation

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66 Waterparks

Water World

Debrecen in Hungary is gaining an iconic new addition – a US$30.1m waterpark

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70 Promotional feature

WhiteWater

WhiteWater’s Una deBoer tells us how the company maintains elite safety standards in waterparks and the steps operators can take to improve safety across the entire industry

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74 Operations

Disaster Management

What can be learned from the experiences of those unfortunate operators who have had to react when disaster strikes?

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78 Exhibitions

World Tour

Kath Hudson looks at the potential of the pop-up and touring exhibition market

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84 Profile

Amanda Thompson

IAAPA’s new chair for 2020 map out plans for the century ahead

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86 Profile

David Rosenberg

IAAPA’s outgoing chair looks back and what’s next for incoming chair, Amanda Thompson

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90 Show Preview

IAAPA Attractions Expo

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

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96 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovations

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

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99 Promotional feature

QubicaAMF

QubicaAMF creates a new generation of pinspotter technology

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Attractions Management 2019 issue 4
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Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

Planning for disaster

Liz Terry shares her thoughts 

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Jason deCaires Taylor

Jason deCaires Taylor underwater sculptures

View in digital edition
View online
20 People profile

Sir Tim Smit

Sir Tim Smits energy revolution

View in digital edition
View online
22 People profile

David Walliams

David Walliams’ new theme park attraction

View in digital edition
View online
26 Science Centres news

US$125m donation secures science institution

Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth C Griffin is to have the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago named after him, following a donation of US$125m from his charitable fund

View in digital edition

27 Visitor Attractions news

IAAPA opens new global HQ in Orlando

One of the attractions industry's global associations, IAAPA, has officially opened its new headquarters building in Orlando, providing the organisation with a custom-built facility it says is designed to support its members

View in digital edition

28 Theme Park news

Universal reveals themed lands for Beijing park

Universal Studios' has revealed its under-construction Beijing theme park and resort will feature seven themed lands

View in digital edition

30 Waterparks news

Blackstone takes 65 per cent stake in Great Wolf

Great Wolf Resorts, which runs 18 familyoriented waterpark and entertainment resorts in the US and Canada, is targeting accelerated growth under a new joint ownership venture that sees hospitality and leisure investor Blackstone Real Estate Partners take a 65 per cent controlling interest in the company

View in digital edition

30 Industry Opinion

Waterparks news

Delivering the Guest Experience, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

View in digital edition
View online
32 Technology news

Palace of Versailles tour welcomes VR visitors

Google has created a virtual reality tour of the Palace of Versailles, allowing people to explore the architecture, artworks and history of the former home of French royalty wherever they are in the world

View in digital edition

35 Museums & Galleries news

Architects chosen for Polish Army Museum project

Architecture firm NM Architekci has won an international competition to design a permanent exhibition space for the new Polish Army Museum in Warsaw

View in digital edition

36 Heritage news

Billions earmarked for India heritage project

A programme of authentic reconstruction of 11 historic sites in India and the setting up of 100 experiential museums are among ambitious plans under development by India's culture ministry

View in digital edition

38 Zoos & Aquariums news

Mississippi Aquarium sets April 2020 opening date

The Mississippi Aquarium has announced an opening date of 30 April 2020

View in digital edition

38 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums news

Making an urgent call to halt species decline, Gavrielle Kirk- Cohen, WAZA

View in digital edition
View online
40 Interview

Yves Pépin

A man whose spectaculars have been witnessed by billions, Yves Pépin speaks about his trail-blazing career

View in digital edition
View online
46 Rides

Supersonic

We take a look at some of the most significant ride openings around the world

View in digital edition
View online
On the Cover | Amanda Thompson: IAAPA chair for 2020 maps out year ahead for the organisation
52 Preview

Rulantica Rising

Germany’s top theme park is about to launch a €180m addition with the opening of its long-awaited second gate. Attractions Management looks at Rulantica and how the new waterpark addition is taking shape

View in digital edition
View online
56 Theme Parks

Parisian Magic

Daniel Delcourt and David Wilson share more about Disney’s €2bn expansion of Disneyland Paris

View in digital edition
View online
60 Show review

IAAPA Europe

Tom Anstey travelled to Paris for this year’s IAAPA Expo Europe

View in digital edition
View online
62 Promotional feature

Simworx Ltd

CEO, Terry Monkton, takes us through the development of two unique projects, from conception to creation

View in digital edition
View online
66 Waterparks

Water World

Debrecen in Hungary is gaining an iconic new addition – a US$30.1m waterpark

View in digital edition
View online
70 Promotional feature

WhiteWater

WhiteWater’s Una deBoer tells us how the company maintains elite safety standards in waterparks and the steps operators can take to improve safety across the entire industry

View in digital edition
View online
74 Operations

Disaster Management

What can be learned from the experiences of those unfortunate operators who have had to react when disaster strikes?

View in digital edition
View online
78 Exhibitions

World Tour

Kath Hudson looks at the potential of the pop-up and touring exhibition market

View in digital edition
View online
84 Profile

Amanda Thompson

IAAPA’s new chair for 2020 map out plans for the century ahead

View in digital edition
View online
86 Profile

David Rosenberg

IAAPA’s outgoing chair looks back and what’s next for incoming chair, Amanda Thompson

View in digital edition
View online
90 Show Preview

IAAPA Attractions Expo

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

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

Product innovations

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

View in digital edition
View online
99 Promotional feature

QubicaAMF

QubicaAMF creates a new generation of pinspotter technology

View in digital edition
View online
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The Everyday Heritage initiative celebrates and preserves working class histories
Off the back of the success of the first round of Everyday Heritage Grants in 2022, Historic England is funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage of working-class England.
Universal announces long-awaited details of its Epic Universe, set to open in 2025
Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and How to Train Your Dragon worlds to its Florida resort.
Heartbreak for Swedish theme park, Liseberg, as fire breaks out
A fire has destroyed part of the new water world, Oceana, at Liseberg in Sweden, and a construction worker has been reported missing.
Museum director apologises after comparing the city of Florence to a sex worker
Museum director Cecilie Hollberg has come under fire for comparing the city to a sex worker due to uncontrolled mass tourism.
Populous reveals plans for major e-sports arena in Saudi Arabia
Populous have unveiled their plans for a state-of-the-art e-sports arena, designed to stand as a central landmark in Qiddaya City’s gaming and e-sports district, Saudi Arabia.
Raby Castle reveals ambitious plans to become a major visitor destination
Raby Castle, known as one of the finest medieval fortifications in England, is nearing the end of an ambitious two-year renovation project.
Wake The Tiger launches new 1,000sq m expansion
Wake the Tiger, the Bristol-based immersive art experience, is set to open its 1,000sq m expansion on Friday 2 February.
Merlin teams up with Hasbro and Lego to create Peppa Pig experiences
Merlin Entertainments, the LEGO Group and Hasbro have teamed up to create Peppa Pig experiences.
Tate Modern and Frame collaborate on a mind/body experience
London boutique operator, Frame, has teamed up with the Tate Modern to offer two yin and sound yoga classes, following by a tour of the art gallery.
Elvis Presley Live is rolling out globally
Immersive entertainment specialists, Layered Reality, is creating a tribute to Elvis Presley featuring a concert experience with a life-sized digital Elvis.
Carmel Lewis takes top spot at BRC
Carmel Lewis has been appointed president at global experiential planning and design firm, BRC Imagination Arts, heralding a new era for the company.
Perth Museum to launch at Easter with rare Jacobite objects
Opening over Easter weekend in March 2024 after a £26.5m redevelopment project, Perth Museum will tell the story of Perth – Scotland’s first capital.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

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

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
QubicaAMF UK

QubicaAMF is the largest and most innovative bowling equipment provider with 600 employees worldwi [more...]
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
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DIRECTORY
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08-08 May 2024

Hospitality Design Conference

Hotel Melià , Milano , Italy
10-12 May 2024

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
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