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Attractions Management
2018 issue 2

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7   Editor’s letter: A new Hotel Genre
Liz Terry shares her thoughts  

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12   People profile: Damien Hirst
Turner Prize-winning artist Damien Hirst exhibits a series of spot paintings and huge sculptures at a Norfolk stately home

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16   People profile: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Movie director Alejandro González Iñárritu uses virtual reality to immerse visitors in a modern, true narrative 

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18   People profile: Penka Kouneva
Movie and video game composer Penka Kouneva moves into the world of attractions with the Heroes and Legends exhibit and VR installations

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20   Science Centres news: Chinese science centres scrap admission
The Chinese government has announced it its allocating CN¥545m ($86m) in an effort to make some of the country’s top science museums free to visit

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20   Industry Opinion: Science Centres
Pride in STEM day will encourage more LGBT people to work in science centre sector, says Andrea Bandelli

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21   Visitor Attractions news: Science centre in Portland to close
The city of Portland in Maine has lost its science centre after just three years, owing to poor ticket sales

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22   Theme Parks news: China clamps down on theme park boom
China’s central planning body has warned developers about the country’s ongoing theme park boom, raising concerns over unpayable debts and low grade or copycat developments

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24   Waterparks news: Laguna Waterpark opens in Dubai
Dubai’s new beachfront leisure destination, La Mer, has added to its offering, with the launch of a major new waterpark

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24   Industry Opinion: Waterparks
Doing good in the community raises the goodwill profile of waterparks, writes Aleatha Ezra

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27   Museums & Galleries news: Chicago Children’s Museum reimagined
Visitors to Chicago’s historic Navy Pier will soon be able to enjoy a new streamlined experience for its children’s museum, which is currently undergoing an extensive design overhaul

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28   Heritage news: Eiffel Tower plans to improve experience
Four design teams have been shortlisted for a project to reimagine the Eiffel Tower’s visitor experience

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31   Zoos & Aquariums news: Dubai Safari closes after six months
Despite only opening in December, the AED1bn ($272m) Dubai Safari has closed its doors for five months to undergo improvements, says its operator

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31   Industry Opinion: Zoos & Aquariums
WAZA’s Sabrina Brando on providing animals with opportunities for choices, stimulating environments and enriching activities

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32   Technology news: Research transforms digital in museums
New research aimed at transforming the ways museums use digital technologies to share their collections and engage new audiences with their work has suggested that the key to success lies within improving digital literacy of staff across all levels

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34   Interview: Sultan Al Dhaheri
With the launch of Warner Bros World and the Louvre in Abu Dhabi, the Department of Culture and Tourism’s Sultan Al Dhaheri explains how investing in attractions is helping the emirate meet its tourism goals

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40   Promotional feature: Polin
Polin announces new group structure, bringing its leading-edge brands under one roof

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42   Animal sanctuaries: Paws for Thought
The UK’s Big Cat Sanctuary is the subject of a recent BBC documentary. Managing director Giles Clark explains how the facility works – and introduces Maya the jaguar and Willow the cheetah

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48   Promotional feature: WhiteWater
WhiteWater launches two new products, FusionFortress all-in-one waterpark structure and the Raft Battle water ride

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On the cover: Multi-Oscar-winning director on the power of VR
 
50   Rides: Need for Speed
Five multi-million-dollar rollercoasters, including Wicker Man and Time Traveller
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56   Promotional feature: EAS
Registration is now open for IAAPA’s European trade show, which returns to the city of Amsterdam. And its set to be the biggest on record
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58   Tourism: Tourism Red Hot, Ice Cold
Kath Hudson finds out how Iceland’s tourism and attractions industries are growing up side by side
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64   Promotional feature: IDEATTACK
Working on a multi-park collaboration with China’s Evergrande Group, IDEATTACK shares details of three brand new attractions in the pipeline
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66   Museums: Doing the Honours
A look at the projects that featured on the Museum + Heritage Awards shortlist
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72   Promotional feature: Holovis
Holovis’s Ride and Realm technology allows guests to build and follow their own unique park-wide adventures
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74   Science Centres: Getting Engaged
Researchers Dr Amy Seakins and Dr Heather King explain how science capital empowers science centres to engage wider audiences in STEM, plus European initiatives in action
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80   Digital art: Light Fantastic
Tokyo-based digital art collective teamLab is on a mission to change the way we interact with and experience art. Magali Robathan reports on the group’s installation work and their upcoming museum launch
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86   Sponsored briefing: Professionalising Your Security Team
In part two of a three-part series, NW Security Group’s Nigel Peers looks at training and managing an effective team
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90   Promotional feature: 7thSense Design
7thSense Design, maker of the Delta Media Server range, strengthens presence in China with partner Wincomn Technology
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92   Show preview: Asian Attractions Expo
The Asian edition of IAAPA’s trade show returns to Hong Kong. Here’s what to expect
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96   Attractions-kit.net: Product Innovation
Suppliers on their latest product launches
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97   Promotional feature: Picsolve
Picsolve offers an immersive experience beyond the traditional green screen
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