Keeping a Watchful Eye Over the Fun

How 2017 IAAPA Chairman Greg Hale helps raise the safety bar for
the entire industry

COVER PHOTO COURTESY WALT DISNEY PARKS AND RESORTS

Meet the Makers

The maker movement has implications for the attractions industry beyond museums and science centers

 

 

 

Parks of the Pacific Northwest
Family-owned attractions create a special corner of the North American industry

 

 

Latin America: The New Frontier?
How global brands are expanding into this market—and what they’ve learned from the experience

 

Hidden in Plain Sight
Off-the-beaten-path attractions offer special guest experiences

 

  The Reward of Reviews
Guest feedback can (and should) influence positive change at your attraction
 
Eastern Promises
Cutting-edge multimedia shows are exploding across Asia-Pacific
  The Best Advice I Ever Heard (or Read!)—Part II
Disney Legend Marty Sklar shares wisdom gathered over a lifetime in this industry
 

 

PREVIEW: Six Flags’ 2017 Lineup

REGIONAL UPDATES

OFF THE WALL: ClimbZone

EXPANSION: The Rec Room

MOVERS & SHAKERS

WHAT’S NEW

FUNWORLD FIRST LOOK: Puy du Fou Académie

THE DETAILS: SCA Hygiene Products

GUEST FOCUS: London Science Museum’s Autism Nights

THE ART OF ATTRACTIONS: Brand Awareness and the “Gilmore Girls”

 
 

SPECIAL SECTION: FECs

Tips on Staying Open During a Renovation

5 Ways to Deliver Revenue Using Buffets

Accounting Best Practices

SPECIAL SECTION: HUMAN RESOURCES

How to Manage Multiple Generations

How to Encourage and Maintain a Creative Workforce

Employee Policies for Smartphone Use

SPECIAL SECTION: FOOD & BEVERAGE

FECs and Alcohol Can Mix

The Appeal of Specialty Drinks—to Guests and Cash Registers

Beverage Containers Help Boost Revenues

SPECIAL SECTION: WATER PARKS

Regionalize Your Water Park

Water Park Marketing in a Multimedia World

 

EXPO RECAP

Euro Attractions Show 2016

From the Floor

Education

Buzz from the Show

OUTREACH

IAAPA Foundation

RESEARCH

IAAPA Amusement Park Benchmark Study

EVENTS

IAAPA Operators’ Forum

SAFETY

IAAPA Partners in Safety

MEMBER SERVICES

What’s New in 2017

NEW MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

Play Day Café

MEMBERSHIP

2016 IAAPA Certified Members

Anniversaries

EVENT PREVIEW

What to Expect at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016

 
 

LETTER FROM THE CEO

TIM’S TURN