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5 Editor's letter

Other dimensions

With major filmmakers now working in the format and massive budgets involved, we need to make sure we do it well if we want to keep the attention of an increasingly discerning public

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8 Museum news

London's Jewish Museum reopens

The museum will explore the history of British jews

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9 Heritage news

Heritage tourism worth £21bn a year

The UK's landmarks attract tourists from all over the world

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10 Gallery news

OMA wins Quebec museum competition

The new 12,000sq m building will be located on Quebec’s main promenade

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12 Theme park news

June opening for Harry Potter world

Visitors will be taken on a "forbidden journey" by Harry Potter and his friends

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14 Science centre news

Jodrell Bank unveils visitor centre plans

The new attraction will include an observatory

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15 Zoo and aquarium news

Sea lion exhibit for Fresno Chaffee Zoo

The exhibit will house the zoo’s 12-strong pack of sea lions

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16 BALPPA news

UK parks 'benefiting from recession'

UK parks have opened a number of high-profile rides in the last year

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18 Waterpark news

Indoor waterpark for Ukraine

The park is set to become one of the largest indoor parks in the world

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20 Profile

Nick Varney

Merlin's chief executive reveals all about the Cypress Gardens acquisition, the company's rollout plans and why he thinks Merlin could eventually become the largest visitor attractions operator

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24 Top team

Merlin Entertainments

The management team at the world's second largest visitor attraction company talk about the speculation behind future ownership of the company and their own individual responsibilities

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30 Planetariums

The third dimension

As 3D films become more mainstream, we take a look at the offers available for planetariums and domed theatres and the pros and cons of the technology

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34 Ask an expert

Commissioning destination films

A bespoke film adds a unique offer, but how do you get one made?

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36 New opening

Magic moment

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is opening at Universal Orlando Resort

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40 Science centres

DASA

The Dortmund exhibition is in the spotlight as the host of year's Ecsite and part of the European Capital of Culture

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44 Museums

Night vision

Visitors can extend their visits during the European Night of the Museums

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46 Occupational hazard

Burning issue

The director of Chattanooga Zoo describes dealing with a serious fire

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48 News

Development pipeline

A round-up of forthcoming developments and openings around the world

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52 Preview

The Mind Musuem

A preview of the Philippines' first world-class science centre opening next year

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54 Themed attractions

Chocolate fest

A theme park in China made from chocolate and a Willy Wonka style factory in the Netherlands are among the offers

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58 Expos

Flower power

Floriade 2012's MD explains how horticulture can help with sustainability

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60 Repurposing attractions

Second life

A look at new attractions which are reborn on the site of a former attraction

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64 Finance

Staying trend

The staycation trend has helped many European attractions in the recession

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68 Ticketing

The virtuous circle

Advice for operators on managing their queues and ticketing systems

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72 Insurance

Take cover

Two insurance experts advise how to protect against corporate manslaughter and accidental damage

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74 Multimedia and av

Mass catering

Catering for all ages, audiences and nationalities is now easier thanks to the latest multimedia and audiovisual aids

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78 Waterparks

High seas

A look at trends in the waterpark industry where activity in Asia and the Middle East is on the increase

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81 Product special

Fun-kit

A selection of products for the industry

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84 Odd job

Bewitched

The Witch of Wookey describes the joys of scaring people for a living

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Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has been supplying the Attractions, Holiday Park, Zoos and Theme Park mark [more...]
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IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
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Attractions Management 2010 issue 2
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Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Other dimensions

With major filmmakers now working in the format and massive budgets involved, we need to make sure we do it well if we want to keep the attention of an increasingly discerning public

Download PDF magazine

8 Museum news

London's Jewish Museum reopens

The museum will explore the history of British jews

Download PDF magazine

9 Heritage news

Heritage tourism worth £21bn a year

The UK's landmarks attract tourists from all over the world

Download PDF magazine

10 Gallery news

OMA wins Quebec museum competition

The new 12,000sq m building will be located on Quebec’s main promenade

Download PDF magazine

12 Theme park news

June opening for Harry Potter world

Visitors will be taken on a "forbidden journey" by Harry Potter and his friends

Download PDF magazine

14 Science centre news

Jodrell Bank unveils visitor centre plans

The new attraction will include an observatory

Download PDF magazine

15 Zoo and aquarium news

Sea lion exhibit for Fresno Chaffee Zoo

The exhibit will house the zoo’s 12-strong pack of sea lions

Download PDF magazine

16 BALPPA news

UK parks 'benefiting from recession'

UK parks have opened a number of high-profile rides in the last year

Download PDF magazine

18 Waterpark news

Indoor waterpark for Ukraine

The park is set to become one of the largest indoor parks in the world

Download PDF magazine

20 Profile

Nick Varney

Merlin's chief executive reveals all about the Cypress Gardens acquisition, the company's rollout plans and why he thinks Merlin could eventually become the largest visitor attractions operator

Download PDF magazine

24 Top team

Merlin Entertainments

The management team at the world's second largest visitor attraction company talk about the speculation behind future ownership of the company and their own individual responsibilities

Download PDF magazine

30 Planetariums

The third dimension

As 3D films become more mainstream, we take a look at the offers available for planetariums and domed theatres and the pros and cons of the technology

Download PDF magazine

34 Ask an expert

Commissioning destination films

A bespoke film adds a unique offer, but how do you get one made?

Download PDF magazine

36 New opening

Magic moment

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is opening at Universal Orlando Resort

Download PDF magazine

40 Science centres

DASA

The Dortmund exhibition is in the spotlight as the host of year's Ecsite and part of the European Capital of Culture

Download PDF magazine

44 Museums

Night vision

Visitors can extend their visits during the European Night of the Museums

Download PDF magazine

46 Occupational hazard

Burning issue

The director of Chattanooga Zoo describes dealing with a serious fire

Download PDF magazine

48 News

Development pipeline

A round-up of forthcoming developments and openings around the world

Download PDF magazine

52 Preview

The Mind Musuem

A preview of the Philippines' first world-class science centre opening next year

Download PDF magazine

54 Themed attractions

Chocolate fest

A theme park in China made from chocolate and a Willy Wonka style factory in the Netherlands are among the offers

Download PDF magazine

58 Expos

Flower power

Floriade 2012's MD explains how horticulture can help with sustainability

Download PDF magazine

60 Repurposing attractions

Second life

A look at new attractions which are reborn on the site of a former attraction

Download PDF magazine

64 Finance

Staying trend

The staycation trend has helped many European attractions in the recession

Download PDF magazine

68 Ticketing

The virtuous circle

Advice for operators on managing their queues and ticketing systems

Download PDF magazine

72 Insurance

Take cover

Two insurance experts advise how to protect against corporate manslaughter and accidental damage

Download PDF magazine

74 Multimedia and av

Mass catering

Catering for all ages, audiences and nationalities is now easier thanks to the latest multimedia and audiovisual aids

Download PDF magazine

78 Waterparks

High seas

A look at trends in the waterpark industry where activity in Asia and the Middle East is on the increase

Download PDF magazine

81 Product special

Fun-kit

A selection of products for the industry

Download PDF magazine

84 Odd job

Bewitched

The Witch of Wookey describes the joys of scaring people for a living

Download PDF magazine

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The Park Playground opens first immersive VR franchise in Porto
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Getty Museum refuses to surrender prized Greek bronze to Italy
The European Court of Human Rights has recognised Italy’s claim to a prized Greek antiquity.
Merlin unveils record-breaking Hyperia coaster at Thorpe Park
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Second Chaos Karts launches in Dubai
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Use of cinematography techniques significantly increases engagement with VR
A study has found that the use of cinematic and video editing techniques can drastically increase the aesthetic appeal and user engagement of virtual reality environments.
Disneyland Paris renames theme park as part of $2 billion transformation
Disneyland Paris has unveiled a new name for Walt Disney Studios Park as part of the park’s US$2 billion transformation.
UK's Royal attractions had a bumper year in 2023
Numbers from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, (ALVA) show that Royal attractions saw a huge increase in visitor numbers during 2023 – the coronation year of King Charles III.
Efteling to convert steam trains to electric as part of green drive
The Everyday Heritage initiative celebrates and preserves working class histories
Off the back of the success of the first round of Everyday Heritage Grants in 2022, Historic England is funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage of working-class England.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Taylor Made Designs

Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has been supplying the Attractions, Holiday Park, Zoos and Theme Park mark [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
instantprint

We’re a Yorkshire-based online printer, founded in 2009 by Adam Carnell and James Kinsella. [more...]
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