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5 Editor's letter

Fighting for our future

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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10 People profile

Michael Blau

The new TEA president lays out his plans for the organisation

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12 People profile

Brian Morrow

Creating new worlds and immersing people in them

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16 People profile

Scott Ault

Scott Ault on his new partnership with Jeremy Railton

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18 Science Centres news

Works starts on Jodrell Bank development

Construction has begun on a Hassell-designed grasscovered dome pavilion at Jodrell Bank to help celebrate the site’s heritage and the beginnings of radio astronomy when it opens in 2021

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19 Visitor Attractions news

NASA plans International Space Station hotel

NASA has chosen a team led by Axiom Space, with design by Philippe Starck, to create a commercial space station that will host professional astronauts and private explorers

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20 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

The power of storytelling, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

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20 Waterparks news

Gardaland announces Legoland Water Park

Europe's first Legoland Water Park is set to open at Gardaland later this year, with the new attraction set to become the first Legoland waterpark to open in a non-Legoland destination

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22 Theme Park news

Disney predicts US$280m coronavirus hit

Disney has predicted that the coronavirus outbreak will cost its parks division an estimated US$280m after the operator shut down both its Shanghai and Hong Kong resorts as a result of the quickly-spreading virus

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25 Museums & Galleries news

Academy Museum to open doors in December

Hollywood icon Tom Hanks has announced the long-awaited opening of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, with the iconic addition to Hollywood set to open on 14 December 2020

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27 Heritage news

AR brings Jerusalem's history to life

The Tower of David – Museum of the History of Jerusalem has started offering "mixed and augmented reality" tours that allow visitors to experience key moments from Jerusalem's history via digital technology

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28 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

Zoos respond to Australian bushfires, Gavrielle Kirk-Cohen, WAZA director of communications

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28 Zoos & Aquariums news

SeaWorld plan to end dolphin 'surfing' shows

Following on from its 2017 decision to end its orca stunt shows in favour of an educational alternative, SeaWorld has announced it will cease the practice of trainers riding on dolphins in its shows

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30 Technology news

Disney reveals Spider-Man stunt robot

Disney's new Spider-Man attraction, coming to Disney's California Adventure later this year, will feature a world-first, with an animatronic version of the web-slinger set to perform live-action stunts in the new Avengers Campus

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32 Interview

Antoni Alarcon

New legislation is turning Barcelona Zoo ‘animalist’. Kath Hudson speaks to its director, Antoni Alarcon about these changes

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On the Cover | Greta Thunberg: Climate change activist inspires the world to look at their carbon footprints but what steps are attractions taking?
38 New Opening

World builders

Rounding the biggest openings of 2020 across the visitor attractions sector

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46 Rides

Riding the wave

Innovative and exciting rides are set to open this year. We round them up

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52 Theme Parks

By Toutatis!

Tom Anstey speaks to Park Astérix’s deputy director, Guy Vassel

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56 IAAPA Legends

Shooting for the stars

The Imagineers who created Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge reveal its secrets

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60 Mystery shop

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Does Disney’s highly-anticipated addition live up to the hype? Tom Anstey paid a visit

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64 Museums

Sing Sing Prison

Sing Sing is opening a museum dedicated to reforming criminal justice system

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70 Sustainability

The carbon crisis

Are the tourism and attractions industries doing enough to tackle climate change?

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76 Awards

Awards season

Who are the winners of IAAPA and the TEA’s highest accolades? We list who picked up the latest Thea Awards

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78 IAAPA

Brass Ring Awards

Who are the winners of IAAPA and the TEA’s highest accolades? We list who picked up the latest Brass Ring Awards

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82 Show review

IAAPA Attractions Expo

All the news coming out of the biggest attractions show of 2019

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85 Museums

Back to square one

The team behind Brazil’s fire damaged Museu Nacional are creating a new model for museums across the continent

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88 Attractions-kit.net

Product innovation

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

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IDEATTACK

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

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

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
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Red Raion expands global presence with new Riyadh office
Red Raion, the CGI studio for media-based attractions, has announced the opening of its new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2020 issue 1
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Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Fighting for our future

Liz Terry shares her thoughts

View in digital edition
View online
10 People profile

Michael Blau

The new TEA president lays out his plans for the organisation

View in digital edition
View online
12 People profile

Brian Morrow

Creating new worlds and immersing people in them

View in digital edition
View online
16 People profile

Scott Ault

Scott Ault on his new partnership with Jeremy Railton

View in digital edition
View online
18 Science Centres news

Works starts on Jodrell Bank development

Construction has begun on a Hassell-designed grasscovered dome pavilion at Jodrell Bank to help celebrate the site’s heritage and the beginnings of radio astronomy when it opens in 2021

View in digital edition

19 Visitor Attractions news

NASA plans International Space Station hotel

NASA has chosen a team led by Axiom Space, with design by Philippe Starck, to create a commercial space station that will host professional astronauts and private explorers

View in digital edition

20 Industry Opinion

Waterparks

The power of storytelling, Aleatha Ezra, WWA

View in digital edition

20 Waterparks news

Gardaland announces Legoland Water Park

Europe's first Legoland Water Park is set to open at Gardaland later this year, with the new attraction set to become the first Legoland waterpark to open in a non-Legoland destination

View in digital edition

22 Theme Park news

Disney predicts US$280m coronavirus hit

Disney has predicted that the coronavirus outbreak will cost its parks division an estimated US$280m after the operator shut down both its Shanghai and Hong Kong resorts as a result of the quickly-spreading virus

View in digital edition

25 Museums & Galleries news

Academy Museum to open doors in December

Hollywood icon Tom Hanks has announced the long-awaited opening of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, with the iconic addition to Hollywood set to open on 14 December 2020

View in digital edition

27 Heritage news

AR brings Jerusalem's history to life

The Tower of David – Museum of the History of Jerusalem has started offering "mixed and augmented reality" tours that allow visitors to experience key moments from Jerusalem's history via digital technology

View in digital edition

28 Industry Opinion

Zoos & Aquariums

Zoos respond to Australian bushfires, Gavrielle Kirk-Cohen, WAZA director of communications

View in digital edition

28 Zoos & Aquariums news

SeaWorld plan to end dolphin 'surfing' shows

Following on from its 2017 decision to end its orca stunt shows in favour of an educational alternative, SeaWorld has announced it will cease the practice of trainers riding on dolphins in its shows

View in digital edition

30 Technology news

Disney reveals Spider-Man stunt robot

Disney's new Spider-Man attraction, coming to Disney's California Adventure later this year, will feature a world-first, with an animatronic version of the web-slinger set to perform live-action stunts in the new Avengers Campus

View in digital edition

32 Interview

Antoni Alarcon

New legislation is turning Barcelona Zoo ‘animalist’. Kath Hudson speaks to its director, Antoni Alarcon about these changes

View in digital edition
View online
On the Cover | Greta Thunberg: Climate change activist inspires the world to look at their carbon footprints but what steps are attractions taking?
38 New Opening

World builders

Rounding the biggest openings of 2020 across the visitor attractions sector

View in digital edition
View online
46 Rides

Riding the wave

Innovative and exciting rides are set to open this year. We round them up

View in digital edition
View online
52 Theme Parks

By Toutatis!

Tom Anstey speaks to Park Astérix’s deputy director, Guy Vassel

View in digital edition
View online
56 IAAPA Legends

Shooting for the stars

The Imagineers who created Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge reveal its secrets

View in digital edition
View online
60 Mystery shop

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Does Disney’s highly-anticipated addition live up to the hype? Tom Anstey paid a visit

View in digital edition
View online
64 Museums

Sing Sing Prison

Sing Sing is opening a museum dedicated to reforming criminal justice system

View in digital edition
View online
70 Sustainability

The carbon crisis

Are the tourism and attractions industries doing enough to tackle climate change?

View in digital edition
View online
76 Awards

Awards season

Who are the winners of IAAPA and the TEA’s highest accolades? We list who picked up the latest Thea Awards

View in digital edition
View online
78 IAAPA

Brass Ring Awards

Who are the winners of IAAPA and the TEA’s highest accolades? We list who picked up the latest Brass Ring Awards

View in digital edition
View online
82 Show review

IAAPA Attractions Expo

All the news coming out of the biggest attractions show of 2019

View in digital edition
View online
85 Museums

Back to square one

The team behind Brazil’s fire damaged Museu Nacional are creating a new model for museums across the continent

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

Product innovation

Suppliers talk about their latest product, design and technology launches

View in digital edition
View online
LATEST NEWS
Merlin unveils record-breaking Hyperia coaster at Thorpe Park
Merlin Entertainments has launched its new Hyperia rollercoaster at Thorpe Park to celebrate its 45th year.
Second Chaos Karts launches in Dubai
Live action video game experience Chaos Karts has launched in a 15,000sq ft arena in Al Quoz, Dubai.
Vietnam Van Gogh exhibition uses VIOSO-powered immersive installations
Twenty-five cameras, nine servers, 70 projectors and a range of AV technologies are being used to bring the art of Van Gogh to life in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Use of cinematography techniques significantly increases engagement with VR
A study has found that the use of cinematic and video editing techniques can drastically increase the aesthetic appeal and user engagement of virtual reality environments.
Disneyland Paris renames theme park as part of $2 billion transformation
Disneyland Paris has unveiled a new name for Walt Disney Studios Park as part of the park’s US$2 billion transformation.
UK's Royal attractions had a bumper year in 2023
Numbers from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, (ALVA) show that Royal attractions saw a huge increase in visitor numbers during 2023 – the coronation year of King Charles III.
Efteling to convert steam trains to electric as part of green drive
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.
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COMPANY PROFILES
IDEATTACK

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

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

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Red Raion expands global presence with new Riyadh office
Red Raion, the CGI studio for media-based attractions, has announced the opening of its new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. [more...]
CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
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DIARY

 

06-06 Jun 2024

National Attractions Marketing Conference

Drayton Manor Theme Park & Resort, Tamworth, United Kingdom
06-07 Jun 2024

World Sauna Forum 2024

Sataman Viilu , Jyväskylä, Finland
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