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Attractions Management 2013 issue 4
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7 Editor's letter

Advance ticketing

Attractions are the last bastion of the 'pay on the gate' approach and it's time For this to change
12 Theme park news

Jackie Chan theme park planned for Beijing

A theme park dedicated to Chinese superstar Jackie Chan is to be built in Beijing, China, according to reports by Chinese state media
13 SATE report

Conference Report

'What's next?' was this year's theme, with a look at the future of developments and creative professionals
14 Waterpark news

Legoland waterpark in Malaysia

Legoland has opened its first waterpark in Asia, with the Malaysian attraction becoming the largest Legoland Waterpark in the world
16 Attractions news

Merlin confirms IPO for London

Merlin Entertainments, the second largest visitor attraction operator in the world, has announced that it will float 20 per cent of the company on the London Stock Exchange
18 Science Centre news

India to build 18 science centres

India's National Council for Science Museums (NCSM) has announced plans for 18 more science centres, taking the total in the country to 66
20 Zoo news

AZA announces award winners

The Zoos and Aquariums Association (AZA) has announced its honours and award winners for conservation, innovation and design feats, at its yearly conference in Kansas City, US
22 Museum and gallery news

Ellis Island museum reopens

Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened its doors to the public on 28 October 2013 for the first time since Hurricane Sandy submerged the island last year
24 Heritage news

World MonumentsWatch 2014

Venice, Italy and the entire country of Syria are among the cultural heritage sites at risk from the forces of nature and the impact of social, political, and economic change
26 Profile

Joe Schott

The COO of Disneyland Paris talks about the park's new immersive Ratatouille dark ride, which is slated to open in 2014, and how the park has evolved from an American theme park to a European one
30 Museums

World class collections

We celebrate the diversity of museums that have opened globally this year
34 Zoos and aquariums

A roaring trade

Stephen Fuller explains the economic benefits that zoos and aquariums provide
36 Science centres

New dynamic

Julie Moskalyk, Dynamic Earth's newly appointed director, reveals her plans for the Canadian earth sciences centre
40 Occupational hazard

Weathering the storm

A year after Hurricane Sandy: How Liberty and Ellis Island were restored
44 Augmented reality

Reality check

Blair Parkin debates if Google Glass and similar augmented reality devices are a technology fad or here to stay
48 Interactivity

Heads up

Thinkwell's Craig Hanna ponders the issues of incorporating visitors' smart devices into your attraction
52 Theme parks

Up and coming

We look at the eagerly anticipated theme parks and rides planned for next year
56 Social media

Face value

Expand your social reach with technology
60 Show preview

IAAPA 2013

The suppliers reveal the products and projects they'll be showcasing in Orlando
66 Waterparks

Sliding scale

The world's largest slide is among the new waterpark offers on the market
72 3D/4D/5D

Shared vision

Dinosaurs and dragons are being brought to life with 4D
76 Intellectual property

The name game

BRC's Christian Lachel discusses the pros and cons of originality versus branding when theming new products
80 Multimedia and AV

Simulate to stimulate

A round-up of inspirational projects that range from romance to outer space
87 Ticketing

Entry points

How the latest systems can help increase visitor spend and encourage repeat visits
90 Show preview

EAG 2014

A look at next year's entertainment show
92 Show review

European Attractions Show

Lesley Morisetti sums up the show
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Attractions Management 2013 issue 4
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
7 Editor's letter

Advance ticketing

Attractions are the last bastion of the 'pay on the gate' approach and it's time For this to change
12 Theme park news

Jackie Chan theme park planned for Beijing

A theme park dedicated to Chinese superstar Jackie Chan is to be built in Beijing, China, according to reports by Chinese state media
13 SATE report

Conference Report

'What's next?' was this year's theme, with a look at the future of developments and creative professionals
14 Waterpark news

Legoland waterpark in Malaysia

Legoland has opened its first waterpark in Asia, with the Malaysian attraction becoming the largest Legoland Waterpark in the world
16 Attractions news

Merlin confirms IPO for London

Merlin Entertainments, the second largest visitor attraction operator in the world, has announced that it will float 20 per cent of the company on the London Stock Exchange
18 Science Centre news

India to build 18 science centres

India's National Council for Science Museums (NCSM) has announced plans for 18 more science centres, taking the total in the country to 66
20 Zoo news

AZA announces award winners

The Zoos and Aquariums Association (AZA) has announced its honours and award winners for conservation, innovation and design feats, at its yearly conference in Kansas City, US
22 Museum and gallery news

Ellis Island museum reopens

Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened its doors to the public on 28 October 2013 for the first time since Hurricane Sandy submerged the island last year
24 Heritage news

World MonumentsWatch 2014

Venice, Italy and the entire country of Syria are among the cultural heritage sites at risk from the forces of nature and the impact of social, political, and economic change
26 Profile

Joe Schott

The COO of Disneyland Paris talks about the park's new immersive Ratatouille dark ride, which is slated to open in 2014, and how the park has evolved from an American theme park to a European one
30 Museums

World class collections

We celebrate the diversity of museums that have opened globally this year
34 Zoos and aquariums

A roaring trade

Stephen Fuller explains the economic benefits that zoos and aquariums provide
36 Science centres

New dynamic

Julie Moskalyk, Dynamic Earth's newly appointed director, reveals her plans for the Canadian earth sciences centre
40 Occupational hazard

Weathering the storm

A year after Hurricane Sandy: How Liberty and Ellis Island were restored
44 Augmented reality

Reality check

Blair Parkin debates if Google Glass and similar augmented reality devices are a technology fad or here to stay
48 Interactivity

Heads up

Thinkwell's Craig Hanna ponders the issues of incorporating visitors' smart devices into your attraction
52 Theme parks

Up and coming

We look at the eagerly anticipated theme parks and rides planned for next year
56 Social media

Face value

Expand your social reach with technology
60 Show preview

IAAPA 2013

The suppliers reveal the products and projects they'll be showcasing in Orlando
66 Waterparks

Sliding scale

The world's largest slide is among the new waterpark offers on the market
72 3D/4D/5D

Shared vision

Dinosaurs and dragons are being brought to life with 4D
76 Intellectual property

The name game

BRC's Christian Lachel discusses the pros and cons of originality versus branding when theming new products
80 Multimedia and AV

Simulate to stimulate

A round-up of inspirational projects that range from romance to outer space
87 Ticketing

Entry points

How the latest systems can help increase visitor spend and encourage repeat visits
90 Show preview

EAG 2014

A look at next year's entertainment show
92 Show review

European Attractions Show

Lesley Morisetti sums up the show
 


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