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Attractions Management 2010 issue 2
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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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COMPANY PROFILES
Sally Corporation

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TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
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Attractions Management 2010 issue 2
Download PDF
Subscribe
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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London's Natural History Museum works with Thoughtworks and Amazon Web Services on Urban Nature project
Natural History Museum has embarked on a project which will turn the iconic museum's London location into a biologically diverse green space.
London to get its own "Garden in the sky", as Camden Highline gets green light
Planning approval has been granted for Camden Highline, a project to transform a section of disused railway into a new elevated urban park for London.
Continuum Attractions takes over Loch Ness attraction and pledge £1.5m investment
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Esbjerg’s landmark maritime center, designed by WERK Arkitekter and Snøhetta, opens to the public
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SEVEN to open world’s first indoor Discovery Adventures centres in Saudi Arabia
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Eden Project Morecambe secures £50m Levelling Up investment
Plans to create a new Eden Project North attraction in Morecambe, UK, have been given a major boost after the central government pledged to support the scheme with £50m worth of funding.
David Willrich takes the baton from Terry Monkton as chair of Experience UK
David Willrich has been appointed chair of Experience UK, replacing the outgoing Terry Monkton, who has steered the organisation over the past two years.
Universal to launch two new attraction concepts – one in Texas and another in Las Vegas
Universal Parks & Resorts has revealed plans to launch two entirely new visitor attractions concepts – a family-focused theme park and resort in Texas and a year-round horror experience in Las Vegas.
SeaWorld's Arctic Coaster to raise awareness of devastation of climate change
SeaWorld will open a new Arctic Rescue coaster at its San Diego theme park in early 2023.
Super Nintendo World opening at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2023
The highly-anticipated Super Nintendo World will open to visitors at Universal Studios Hollywood on 17 February 2023.
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COMPANY PROFILES
Sally Corporation

Our services include: Dark ride design & build; Redevelopment of existing attractions; High-quality [more...]
TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981. [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
RMA Ltd

RMA Ltd is a one-stop global company that can design, build and produce from a greenfield site upw [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Behind the Scenes of IAAPA Expo 2022 with Michael Shelton
There is no place like IAAPA Expo, it’s the place to take in the most exciting sights, smells, tastes, and sensations that will take your career and attraction to new heights! The excitement, energy and opportunity are palpable. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue!
It’s extremely important for us to show you the process behind every content we produce. Each of our titles stems from deep research, focused on giving you the kinds of content that best fit your venues and target audience. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion Showreel 2022 – Red Raion
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment – Red Raion
+ More videos  

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+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

05-06 Mar 2023

CryoCON 2023

Renaissance at Plano Legacy West Hotel, Dallas, United States
10-12 May 2023

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, China
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