Thursday, July 29, 2021

#83 – Waterparks and more!

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ON THE COVER

Polin’s Looping Rocket, created with their clear composite Glassy, is now open at Candyland park at Vogue Hotel Bodrum. Courtesy Polin.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Meet the press: The IPM team interview one other

Engineering the aquarium: EXP helps create the new St. Louis Aquarium • by Daniel Christman, Vice President, EXP and Brandon Lemonier, Principal, EXP

Photo booth serendipity: Innovative FOTO kiosks help visitors preserve the memory with minimal contact risk • by Judith Rubin

COVER ARTICLE I can see clearly now: Polin’s new Glassy product adds transparent charm to a resort’s new waterpark • by Joe Kleiman

Transitions 2020: Nathan Jones – Attractions Man • Interview by Martin Palicki

Transitions 2020: Christine Kerr – Operations, Design and beyond • Interview by Martin Palicki

Planning for 2021: WhiteWater offers scalable options to parks getting ready for next season • by Martin Palicki

Inside Action League, the interactive revolution: Alterface’s unique mix of tournament, interactive gaming and motion • Interview by Martin Palicki

Forged in steel, tempered by imagination: Vekoma opens two new intertwining roller coasters in Germany • Interview by Martin Palicki

Theme park storytelling: Five lessons from my large-scale study • by Carissa Baker, Ph.D.

Festival of Licensing: Anna Knight of Informa Markets discusses the 2020 Festival of Licensing and the attractions industry • Interview by Judith Rubin

Joe Kleimanhttp://www.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe has been News Editor and contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, and MiceChat. His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @themedreality Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his fiancé, two dogs, and a ghost.

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