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Attractions Management 2010 issue 3
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5 Editor's letter

Potter envy

While we were busy giving the Harry Potter books a Safeway supermarket award for its contribution to tourism, Universal was busy negotiating and planning the theme park in Florida

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8 Letters

Attracting opinions

Money talks

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10 Gallery news

Frick Collection to create new gallery

New York's Frick Collection is revisiting an idea first mooted almost 100 years ago to create a permanent gallery dedicated to sculpture and the decorative arts.

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11 Museum news

V & A Dundee design shortlist revealed

Six companies have been shortlisted to draw up plans for a landmark new building to house the proposed V&A museum at Dundee, Scotland.

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12 BALPPA news

Weston Pier rides nearing completion

The design and build of the eight rides that will be installed at the redeveloped Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare are nearing completion.

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13 Heritage news

New York's High Line gets award

New York mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has presented the 2010 Doris C. Freedman Award to the Friends of the High Line, for the latter's work in preserving a piece of New York's industrial history and transforming it into an innovative public space and heritage attraction.

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14 Theme park news

CDA in Futuroscope merger talks

Compagnie des Alpes (CDA) is in discussions with the Conseil Général de la Vienne with a view to merging the CDA group with the Futuroscope theme park near Poitiers in west central France.

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16 Science centre

£3m funding for Jodrell Bank scheme

The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) and the Northwest European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) are to provide funding of £3.1m (US$4.6m, €3.8m) to kick-start the creation of a new Science Discovery Centre at Manchester's Jodrell Bank Observatory.

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17 Zoo and aquarium news

National Aquarium to build park

The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland, US, is to build a US$5.4m (£3.5m, €4.4m) waterfront park.

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18 Waterpark news

Aldar to build waterpark on Yas Island

Abu Dhabi-based Aldar Properties is to open a 16.4-hectare waterpark on Yas Island, the company's major leisure and entertainment destination.

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20 Profile

Guy Drouin

Canada's largest waterpark, Calypso, opened this June and expects to attract three million visitors a year. Its CEO talks about the launch of his second park

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24 Research

The TEA/AECOM Global Parks Report

Despite the economic climate, some operators reported an increase in profits and record visitor numbers in 2009, as AECOM and TEA's research reveals

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28 Top team

Association of Zoos and Aquariums

AZA's management team describes its rigorous accreditation process and how its Species Survival Plan aims to protect creatures for the next 100 years

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32 Conference review

Ecsite

The theme of this year's conference was risk as a source of creativity. BRC's Mark Hayward and event organiser Aliki Giannakopoulou describe the event

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34 Mystery shopper

Universal appeal

Does the newly opened Universal Studios Singapore live up to the hype?

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38 Feasibility study

Eastern promise

Christian Aaen explains how AECOM's feasibility study helped with the planning of Universal Studios Singapore

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42 Occupational hazard

Monterey Bay Aquarium

The curator describes how one of the exhibit sharks was recently killed

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44 Museums

Culture club

The Capital Cultural Manifesto aims to share British artwork with the world

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47 Audioguides

Guidelines

A look at some of the new ways audioguides are being used in attractions

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50 Profile

Colin Dawson and Martin Barratt

BALPPA's retiring and incoming CE talk about the association's work

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54 Planetariums

Reach for the stars

Industry experts offer advice on what you need to know to build a planetarium

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58 Exhibition design

Refresh and renew

Revamping an existing exhibition results in a fresh offer for visitors, as these recent launches demonstrate

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62 Lighting

Shining examples

Case studies of attractions that have used clever lighting to create a truly immersive experience for their visitors

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64 Show preview

PLASA

The annual show for the audio, light and video industry is going green

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66 Zoos and Aquariums

Creature comforts

Creating an authentic environment for animals and wet creatures is essential. We look at projects achieving this

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70 3D/4D

Screen vision

We investigate how the advent of 3D film in cinemas and consumer's homes will affect the attractions industry

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76 Show preview

LIW

A look ahead to September's Leisure Industry Week in the UK

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78 Biodiversity

Biodiversity is life, Biodiversity is our life

How attractions are getting involved with the International Year of Biodiversity.

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81 Fun-kit special

Waterparks

A round up of activity in this sector

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82 Product focus

Fun-Kit

Some of the latest products available

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84 Buyers guide

Book your space

A source of attractions services

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COMPANY PROFILES
TOR Systems Ltd

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

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
RMA Ltd

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

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
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Attractions Management 2010 issue 3
Download PDF
Subscribe
Magazine archive
5 Editor's letter

Potter envy

While we were busy giving the Harry Potter books a Safeway supermarket award for its contribution to tourism, Universal was busy negotiating and planning the theme park in Florida

Download PDF magazine

8 Letters

Attracting opinions

Money talks

Download PDF magazine

10 Gallery news

Frick Collection to create new gallery

New York's Frick Collection is revisiting an idea first mooted almost 100 years ago to create a permanent gallery dedicated to sculpture and the decorative arts.

Download PDF magazine

11 Museum news

V & A Dundee design shortlist revealed

Six companies have been shortlisted to draw up plans for a landmark new building to house the proposed V&A museum at Dundee, Scotland.

Download PDF magazine

12 BALPPA news

Weston Pier rides nearing completion

The design and build of the eight rides that will be installed at the redeveloped Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare are nearing completion.

Download PDF magazine

13 Heritage news

New York's High Line gets award

New York mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has presented the 2010 Doris C. Freedman Award to the Friends of the High Line, for the latter's work in preserving a piece of New York's industrial history and transforming it into an innovative public space and heritage attraction.

Download PDF magazine

14 Theme park news

CDA in Futuroscope merger talks

Compagnie des Alpes (CDA) is in discussions with the Conseil Général de la Vienne with a view to merging the CDA group with the Futuroscope theme park near Poitiers in west central France.

Download PDF magazine

16 Science centre

£3m funding for Jodrell Bank scheme

The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) and the Northwest European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) are to provide funding of £3.1m (US$4.6m, €3.8m) to kick-start the creation of a new Science Discovery Centre at Manchester's Jodrell Bank Observatory.

Download PDF magazine

17 Zoo and aquarium news

National Aquarium to build park

The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland, US, is to build a US$5.4m (£3.5m, €4.4m) waterfront park.

Download PDF magazine

18 Waterpark news

Aldar to build waterpark on Yas Island

Abu Dhabi-based Aldar Properties is to open a 16.4-hectare waterpark on Yas Island, the company's major leisure and entertainment destination.

Download PDF magazine

20 Profile

Guy Drouin

Canada's largest waterpark, Calypso, opened this June and expects to attract three million visitors a year. Its CEO talks about the launch of his second park

Download PDF magazine

24 Research

The TEA/AECOM Global Parks Report

Despite the economic climate, some operators reported an increase in profits and record visitor numbers in 2009, as AECOM and TEA's research reveals

Download PDF magazine

28 Top team

Association of Zoos and Aquariums

AZA's management team describes its rigorous accreditation process and how its Species Survival Plan aims to protect creatures for the next 100 years

Download PDF magazine

32 Conference review

Ecsite

The theme of this year's conference was risk as a source of creativity. BRC's Mark Hayward and event organiser Aliki Giannakopoulou describe the event

Download PDF magazine

34 Mystery shopper

Universal appeal

Does the newly opened Universal Studios Singapore live up to the hype?

Download PDF magazine

38 Feasibility study

Eastern promise

Christian Aaen explains how AECOM's feasibility study helped with the planning of Universal Studios Singapore

Download PDF magazine

42 Occupational hazard

Monterey Bay Aquarium

The curator describes how one of the exhibit sharks was recently killed

Download PDF magazine

44 Museums

Culture club

The Capital Cultural Manifesto aims to share British artwork with the world

Download PDF magazine

47 Audioguides

Guidelines

A look at some of the new ways audioguides are being used in attractions

Download PDF magazine

50 Profile

Colin Dawson and Martin Barratt

BALPPA's retiring and incoming CE talk about the association's work

Download PDF magazine

54 Planetariums

Reach for the stars

Industry experts offer advice on what you need to know to build a planetarium

Download PDF magazine

58 Exhibition design

Refresh and renew

Revamping an existing exhibition results in a fresh offer for visitors, as these recent launches demonstrate

Download PDF magazine

62 Lighting

Shining examples

Case studies of attractions that have used clever lighting to create a truly immersive experience for their visitors

Download PDF magazine

64 Show preview

PLASA

The annual show for the audio, light and video industry is going green

Download PDF magazine

66 Zoos and Aquariums

Creature comforts

Creating an authentic environment for animals and wet creatures is essential. We look at projects achieving this

Download PDF magazine

70 3D/4D

Screen vision

We investigate how the advent of 3D film in cinemas and consumer's homes will affect the attractions industry

Download PDF magazine

76 Show preview

LIW

A look ahead to September's Leisure Industry Week in the UK

Download PDF magazine

78 Biodiversity

Biodiversity is life, Biodiversity is our life

How attractions are getting involved with the International Year of Biodiversity.

Download PDF magazine

81 Fun-kit special

Waterparks

A round up of activity in this sector

Download PDF magazine

82 Product focus

Fun-Kit

Some of the latest products available

Download PDF magazine

84 Buyers guide

Book your space

A source of attractions services

Download PDF magazine

LATEST NEWS
Liseberg's Grand Curiosa Hotel to open in 2023
Liseberg theme park in Sweden has confirmed the opening date for its new Grand Curiosa hotel.
London's Harry Potter studio tour to open Professor Sprout’s Greenhouse
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London will launch a new area on 1 July, further expanding the popular Harry Potter-themed visitor attraction in Leavesden.
Juneteenth Museum by Bjarke Ingels Group has been designed to inspire spiritual uplift
Detailed plans have been revealed for the National Juneteenth Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, US.
Jorvik's digital strategy described as 'leading light' after gaining international audience
The Jorvik Group has been named a ‘leading light’ for its digital strategy, which helped it gain an international audience of more than 3 million people during the pandemic.
Chester Zoo and Nothe Fort among Visit England Awards winners
Chester Zoo, Nothe Fort and Black Country Living Museum are among the 19 winners of this year's Visit England Awards for Excellence.
ALVA's Bernard Donoghue awarded OBE for his extraordinary work supporting the attractions sector
Bernard Donoghue, director of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Countdown begins on Museum of London's epic move to Smithfield Market
Museum of London in the UK will move to its new home in Smithfield in the heart of the capital at the beginning of 2023.
Industrial Light & Magic creates groundbreaking virtual ABBA concert
ABBA, the 70s icons behind hits such as Dancing Queen and Mamma Mia, has returned to live concerts after a 40-year break – in digital form.
Science Museum's major exhibition on cancer opens to the public
A major free exhibition on the treatment and understanding of cancer has opened at the Science Museum in London, UK.
Scruffy Dog and Simtec launch Fisher-Price themed trackless ride
Scruffy Dog Creative Group and Simtec Systems have partnered to launch a new immersive trackless dark ride featuring the popular Mattel IP, Fisher-Price.
Dohmen and Bertens join forces to launch Tourist Development and Attraction Consultants
Former Efteling COO, Coen Bertens, and former BRC Imagination Arts exec, Bart Dohmen, have partnered to set up a consultancy for the tourism and visitor attraction sectors.
Puy du Fou to create first US attraction
Puy du Fou is set to enter the US attractions market with its iconic, immersive themed visitor experience, after securing a partnership with the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indian (ECBI).
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COMPANY PROFILES
TOR Systems Ltd

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

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
RMA Ltd

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

Triotech was established in 1999. The company is based in Montreal, Canada and has additional offi [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia
When you work in the Attractions Industry, there’s nothing better than seeing that dreamy look in the eyes of the people who have just tried your attraction. Find out more...
More videos:
ProSlide's all-in-one waterplay entertainment center – Proslide Tech Inc
Red Raion TV - Opening Event: FICO Eataly World – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

03-04 Sep 2022

HEALING SUMMIT 2022 - The Healing of Everything

Pine Cliff Resort, Portugal
27-29 Sep 2022

International Congress on Thermal Tourism

Ourense, Ourense, Spain
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