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Attractions Management
2015 issue 1

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7   Editor’s letter: 9/11
Liz Terry shares her thoughts

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12   Science Centres News: Museum of Science Fiction gathers speed
The world’s first Museum of Science Fiction is coming to Washington, DC, with a preview facility currently in the works before a full-scale museum opens in 2018

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13   Visitor Attractions News: Iceland’s IceCave attraction nears debut
A new visitor attraction is set to launch later this year in Iceland in the shape of IceCave – a network of manmade tunnels and glaciers running inside the Langjökull Glacier

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14   Waterparks News: Melbourne mulls surf park plans
Architecture firm Damian Rogers, in partnership with Arup, has unveiled a concept for a beach and surf park for Melbourne’s Central Pier in Australia

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16   Theme Parks News: Indonesia soon to unveil eco-theme park
Work is progressing on what’s being billed as “the world’s largest eco-theme park” – a $240m (£158.5m, €202.2m) development on Indonesia’s Riau Islands

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18   Museums & Galleries News: Sir Ian McKellen supports Hobbit museum
With the final installment of The Hobbit hitting cinema screens, fans are visiting the franchise’s home of New Zealand in record numbers, leading to calls for a “Middle Earth” museum

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19   Heritage News: Jurassica attraction to put Dorset on the map
The £80m ($121m, €104.4m) Jurassica dinosaur attraction proposed for a limestone quarry in Dorset, UK, could generate £20m ($30.3m, €26.1m) for the local economy every year, according to the charity behind the planned attraction

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20   Zoos & Aquariums News: Singapore plans wild nature zone
Temasek Holdings, in partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board, is to reinvent the country’s Mandai precinct to turn the area into an integrated wildlife and nature heritage precinct

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22   Interview: Dominique Cocquet
Euro Disney’s Villages Nature is a next-generation approach to park accommodation with leading eco credentials. Resort manager Dominque Cocquet tells all

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28   Ask an Expert: Can Data Analytics Benefit Your Attraction?
Our experts reveal how data analytics can help operators boost profits and improve customer experience

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32   Attractions Foresight ™: Attractions Foresight 2015
Attractions Management’s annual forecasts – a look at the trends and innovations coming down the track for the global attractions industry

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40   Heritage: Dream Big
With Wayne Hemingway leading the design, it’s a new twist on the seaside attraction for a reinvented Dreamland. We meet the team

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48   Waterparks: Thailand Makes a Splash
As waterparks take off in Asia, Thailand finds its feet with major new openings

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54   Profile: Steve Birket
We catch up with the TEA’s new president

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56   Rides: The Ride Makers
In the second part of our series, industry-leading manufacturers tell us about the latest trends in family-friendly coasters and child-friendly rides

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On the Cover: Behind the scenes of the 9/11 museum
 
60   Analysis: Developing IP Experiences
Considering an IP deal? Lesley Morisetti exclusively shares what she’s learned
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64   Museums: A Living Museum
Behind the scenes of New York’s 9/11 Memorial Museum – a place of collective memory, learning and inclusion
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72   Technology: The Secret Lives of Animals
CT scanning offers zoo visitors new ways of understanding animals
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76   Mystery Shopper: Ocean Odyssey
Does China’s big-budget Chimelong Ocean Kingdom live up to the hype?
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80   Visitor Attractions: Spirit Maker
A tour of Bombay Sapphire’s new visitor centre, designed by Heatherwick Studio
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86   Workplace Apps: Work Mates
Apps that manage an attraction’s workforce make life easier for operators. Could this software help you?
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90   3D/4D/5D: New Dimensions
From zombie-themed dark rides to 3D films about supersonic cars, its the latest news, products and launches from the world of 3D/4D/5D
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96   Attractions-kit.net: Product Innovation
The latest product and supplier news from across the industry
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100   Web gallery:
A source of attractions services
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