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Attractions Management 2012 issue 3
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5 Editor's letter

Defying the Downturn

Global franchises such as Harry Potter and Hello Kitty are giving the operators the opportunity to scale their businesses quickly, with almost a guarantee of success and we can expect to see more of them
8 Theme park news

Work starts on Warsaw project

A groundbreaking event has taken place in order to mark the start of construction work at Adventure World Warsaw – a new theme park at Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland
10 Zoo news

Sydney Aquarium to rebrand

Sydney Aquarium is to relaunch as a Sea Life-branded attraction in September following a six-month overhaul – its first major redevelopment since opening in 
12 Science centre news

HMNS opens palaeontology hall

A US$85m (€69.4.m, £54.1.m) Hall of Palaeontology – housing more than dinosaurs – has now opened at Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) in Texas, US
14 Heritage news

Work starts at UK's Stonehenge

English Heritage has revealed that Vinci Construction UK has moved on site to start work on a £27m (US$42.4m, €34.6m) overhaul of visitor facilities at Stonehenge, UK
16 Waterpark news

Splash Country to open coaster

Dollywood’s Splash Country, the waterpark adjacent to the Dollywood theme park in Tennessee, US, has unveiled plans to open the state’s first water coaster in May
17 Gallery news

The Tanks open at Tate Modern

London, UK’s Tate Modern has announced the launch of one of the world’s first permanent exhibition spaces for live art, installation and performance works in the former power station’s oil tanks
19 Museum news

New-look Ypres museum opens

In Flanders Field Museum, the heritage attraction examining the events of World War One (WWI), has reopened its doors in Ypres, Belgium, following an extensive renovation and expansion
20 Profile

Martin Roth

The V&A's first non-British director talks about how he plans to maintain the museum’s heritage and world-class status while bringing it into a digital world and overseeing its FuturePlan project
26 Design project profile

Light touch

AL_A's Amanda Levete describes what inspired the V&A's new Exhibition Road scheme, which will include galleries, a new courtyard and a dramatic entrance
30 Analysis

Record results

Dave Camp analyses the latest TEA/ AECOM Theme Index report, which reveals that admissions to the top theme parks rose to a record volume in 2011
34 Interview

Sergio Feder

Europe's tallest, fastest rollercoaster opened in PortAventura this year. CEO Sergio Feder tells Tom Walker
38 Zoo design

Go wild

Global projects that help visitors understand the importance of conservation
42 Interview

Dan Snow

The tv presenter and historian reveals the aims behind his keynote speech for VAC
44 Expo

Floriade 2012

BRC's Bart Dohmen discusses the challenges of designing the Dutch expo
46 Industry opinion

Changing times

In the third of our series marking our 15th anniversary, experts talk about what's changed and what they look forward to
52 Audioguides

Sightseeing

Visiting landmarks is even more enjoyable thanks to these apps and guides
56 3D/4D/5D

The power of film

The latest film offers combine technology with powerful stories to inspire and educate, as well as entertain guests
64 Lighting

Illuminating projects

The Empire State Building is just one of the world-famous attractions being lit up
68 Exhibitors showcase

Euro Amusement Show 2012

The exhibitors talk about trends, challenges and developments in the industry
74 Waterparks

Whetting your appetite

To mark the World Waterpark Association Show, waterpark suppliers give advice on how to market new rides and save water during droughts, plus describe their dream installations
80 Show preview

Leisure Industry Week 2012

The annual UK trade show will be offering 150 hours of free educational sessions and features for visitors to the exhibition
82 Product focus

FUN-KIT

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84 Buyers' guide


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Attractions Management 2012 issue 3
Download PDF
View Turning Pages
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Defying the Downturn

Global franchises such as Harry Potter and Hello Kitty are giving the operators the opportunity to scale their businesses quickly, with almost a guarantee of success and we can expect to see more of them
8 Theme park news

Work starts on Warsaw project

A groundbreaking event has taken place in order to mark the start of construction work at Adventure World Warsaw – a new theme park at Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland
10 Zoo news

Sydney Aquarium to rebrand

Sydney Aquarium is to relaunch as a Sea Life-branded attraction in September following a six-month overhaul – its first major redevelopment since opening in 
12 Science centre news

HMNS opens palaeontology hall

A US$85m (€69.4.m, £54.1.m) Hall of Palaeontology – housing more than dinosaurs – has now opened at Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) in Texas, US
14 Heritage news

Work starts at UK's Stonehenge

English Heritage has revealed that Vinci Construction UK has moved on site to start work on a £27m (US$42.4m, €34.6m) overhaul of visitor facilities at Stonehenge, UK
16 Waterpark news

Splash Country to open coaster

Dollywood’s Splash Country, the waterpark adjacent to the Dollywood theme park in Tennessee, US, has unveiled plans to open the state’s first water coaster in May
17 Gallery news

The Tanks open at Tate Modern

London, UK’s Tate Modern has announced the launch of one of the world’s first permanent exhibition spaces for live art, installation and performance works in the former power station’s oil tanks
19 Museum news

New-look Ypres museum opens

In Flanders Field Museum, the heritage attraction examining the events of World War One (WWI), has reopened its doors in Ypres, Belgium, following an extensive renovation and expansion
20 Profile

Martin Roth

The V&A's first non-British director talks about how he plans to maintain the museum’s heritage and world-class status while bringing it into a digital world and overseeing its FuturePlan project
26 Design project profile

Light touch

AL_A's Amanda Levete describes what inspired the V&A's new Exhibition Road scheme, which will include galleries, a new courtyard and a dramatic entrance
30 Analysis

Record results

Dave Camp analyses the latest TEA/ AECOM Theme Index report, which reveals that admissions to the top theme parks rose to a record volume in 2011
34 Interview

Sergio Feder

Europe's tallest, fastest rollercoaster opened in PortAventura this year. CEO Sergio Feder tells Tom Walker
38 Zoo design

Go wild

Global projects that help visitors understand the importance of conservation
42 Interview

Dan Snow

The tv presenter and historian reveals the aims behind his keynote speech for VAC
44 Expo

Floriade 2012

BRC's Bart Dohmen discusses the challenges of designing the Dutch expo
46 Industry opinion

Changing times

In the third of our series marking our 15th anniversary, experts talk about what's changed and what they look forward to
52 Audioguides

Sightseeing

Visiting landmarks is even more enjoyable thanks to these apps and guides
56 3D/4D/5D

The power of film

The latest film offers combine technology with powerful stories to inspire and educate, as well as entertain guests
64 Lighting

Illuminating projects

The Empire State Building is just one of the world-famous attractions being lit up
68 Exhibitors showcase

Euro Amusement Show 2012

The exhibitors talk about trends, challenges and developments in the industry
74 Waterparks

Whetting your appetite

To mark the World Waterpark Association Show, waterpark suppliers give advice on how to market new rides and save water during droughts, plus describe their dream installations
80 Show preview

Leisure Industry Week 2012

The annual UK trade show will be offering 150 hours of free educational sessions and features for visitors to the exhibition
82 Product focus

FUN-KIT

A selection of the latest products
84 Buyers' guide


A source of attractions services
 


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