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9 Editor's letter

Investing in India

India's middle class will grow to half a billion people over the next 20 years, while total consumption in the country will quadruple, making it the world's fifth largest consumer market

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12 Theme park news

Euro Disney eyes third Paris attraction

Euro Disney SCA has revealed its ambition for a third Paris theme park development after securing an agreement with the French government to expand its operations.

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14 Museum news

Rome museum nets RIBA Stirling Prize

Zaha Hadid Architects have picked up the RIBA Stirling Prize 2010 for the design of MAXXI, the National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome, Italy.

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16 Science centre news

Architect appointed for Las Cruces

An architect has been appointed to design the new Museum of Nature and Science in Las Cruces, New Mexico, US.

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18 Zoo park news

Expansion for Pittsburgh Zoo

A five-acre expansion has been proposed at Pittsburgh Zoo in Pennsylvania, US.

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19 Heritage news

New design for Museum of Tolerance

The Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center has unveiled a new design for its planned Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem, Israel, to be built at an estimated cost of US$100m (£64m, €72m).

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20 Waterpark news

Great Wolf to open California resort

Waterpark operator Great Wolf Resorts has secured a license and management agreement to open and operate a park in Garden Grove, California, US.

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22 BALPPA news

Council backing for Chester Zoo plans

Chester Zoo's plans for a major £225m (US$361m, €256m) expansion have been handed a boost after Cheshire West and Chester Council recommended the scheme for approval.

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24 Family Matters

Big Mack

We profile the German Mack family that has been in ride-building business for 230 years. This year the Macks are also celebrating the 35th anniversary of the opening of the Europa-Park.

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28 Ask an expert

Social networking

The opportunities to get involved with social networks are seemingly limitless. But what are the benefits? Which ones should you use? We ask the experts.

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32 Theme park design

Grand Designs

Innovation and themeing are just as important as having the tallest and fastest rides. Kath Hudson looks at the latest projects and trends in park design.

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36 Multimedia & AV

Multitasking

Telling your story using multimedia enhances the visitor experience. We chart some of the shining examples of exhibition design with multimedia at its heart.

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40 Finance

Invested interest

Deloitte's Nigel Bland and Liz Smith provide a financial review of the year 2010

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42 Top team

Ferrari World

The Ferrari World opened recently to great fanfare. Read all about the team behind the creation of a world first

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46 Interview

Robert Rippy

Robert Rippy steps up to take over as IAAPA chair for the next 12 months

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48 Interview

Nicolas Moulin, Terra Botanica

Evelyn Villame heads to the Loire Valley to pay a visit to the plant life theme park

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53 3D & 4D

Visionary tactics

How should attractions react to the recent resurgence of 3D in cinemas?

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60 Technology

This time it's personal

Customised attractions have proved a hit with visitors at Shanghai Expo 2010

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62 Mystery Shopper

Kingdom of Dreams

Jennifer Harbottle visits India's new flagship attraction. And discovers that the emphasis is solidly on shopping

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66 Waterparks

Splashing out

A look at the latest projects and openings in the waterpark sector

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72 Consultancy

Expert opinions

When costs are being cut on every level, can attractions still justify spending money on consultancy fees?

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78 Ticketing

Destination marketing

Kathleen Whyman finds out how ready the industry is to support destination marketing activities -such as having multiple attractions on just one ticket

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83 Interactives

Social action

Interactives are a proving great way to raise the bar and to create thrilling experiences for the modern, tech-savvy guest. Kath Hudson seeks out and reports on the latest - from 5D to in-ride devices

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TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio for media-based attractions. [more...]
Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
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Red Raion expands global presence with new Riyadh office
Red Raion, the CGI studio for media-based attractions, has announced the opening of its new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. [more...]
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Attractions Management 2010 issue 4
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Magazine archive
9 Editor's letter

Investing in India

India's middle class will grow to half a billion people over the next 20 years, while total consumption in the country will quadruple, making it the world's fifth largest consumer market

Download PDF magazine

12 Theme park news

Euro Disney eyes third Paris attraction

Euro Disney SCA has revealed its ambition for a third Paris theme park development after securing an agreement with the French government to expand its operations.

Download PDF magazine

14 Museum news

Rome museum nets RIBA Stirling Prize

Zaha Hadid Architects have picked up the RIBA Stirling Prize 2010 for the design of MAXXI, the National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome, Italy.

Download PDF magazine

16 Science centre news

Architect appointed for Las Cruces

An architect has been appointed to design the new Museum of Nature and Science in Las Cruces, New Mexico, US.

Download PDF magazine

18 Zoo park news

Expansion for Pittsburgh Zoo

A five-acre expansion has been proposed at Pittsburgh Zoo in Pennsylvania, US.

Download PDF magazine

19 Heritage news

New design for Museum of Tolerance

The Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center has unveiled a new design for its planned Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem, Israel, to be built at an estimated cost of US$100m (£64m, €72m).

Download PDF magazine

20 Waterpark news

Great Wolf to open California resort

Waterpark operator Great Wolf Resorts has secured a license and management agreement to open and operate a park in Garden Grove, California, US.

Download PDF magazine

22 BALPPA news

Council backing for Chester Zoo plans

Chester Zoo's plans for a major £225m (US$361m, €256m) expansion have been handed a boost after Cheshire West and Chester Council recommended the scheme for approval.

Download PDF magazine

24 Family Matters

Big Mack

We profile the German Mack family that has been in ride-building business for 230 years. This year the Macks are also celebrating the 35th anniversary of the opening of the Europa-Park.

Download PDF magazine

28 Ask an expert

Social networking

The opportunities to get involved with social networks are seemingly limitless. But what are the benefits? Which ones should you use? We ask the experts.

Download PDF magazine

32 Theme park design

Grand Designs

Innovation and themeing are just as important as having the tallest and fastest rides. Kath Hudson looks at the latest projects and trends in park design.

Download PDF magazine

36 Multimedia & AV

Multitasking

Telling your story using multimedia enhances the visitor experience. We chart some of the shining examples of exhibition design with multimedia at its heart.

Download PDF magazine

40 Finance

Invested interest

Deloitte's Nigel Bland and Liz Smith provide a financial review of the year 2010

Download PDF magazine

42 Top team

Ferrari World

The Ferrari World opened recently to great fanfare. Read all about the team behind the creation of a world first

Download PDF magazine

46 Interview

Robert Rippy

Robert Rippy steps up to take over as IAAPA chair for the next 12 months

Download PDF magazine

48 Interview

Nicolas Moulin, Terra Botanica

Evelyn Villame heads to the Loire Valley to pay a visit to the plant life theme park

Download PDF magazine

53 3D & 4D

Visionary tactics

How should attractions react to the recent resurgence of 3D in cinemas?

Download PDF magazine

60 Technology

This time it's personal

Customised attractions have proved a hit with visitors at Shanghai Expo 2010

Download PDF magazine

62 Mystery Shopper

Kingdom of Dreams

Jennifer Harbottle visits India's new flagship attraction. And discovers that the emphasis is solidly on shopping

Download PDF magazine

66 Waterparks

Splashing out

A look at the latest projects and openings in the waterpark sector

Download PDF magazine

72 Consultancy

Expert opinions

When costs are being cut on every level, can attractions still justify spending money on consultancy fees?

Download PDF magazine

78 Ticketing

Destination marketing

Kathleen Whyman finds out how ready the industry is to support destination marketing activities -such as having multiple attractions on just one ticket

Download PDF magazine

83 Interactives

Social action

Interactives are a proving great way to raise the bar and to create thrilling experiences for the modern, tech-savvy guest. Kath Hudson seeks out and reports on the latest - from 5D to in-ride devices

Download PDF magazine

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Merlin unveils record-breaking Hyperia coaster at Thorpe Park
Merlin Entertainments has launched its new Hyperia rollercoaster at Thorpe Park to celebrate its 45th year.
Second Chaos Karts launches in Dubai
Live action video game experience Chaos Karts has launched in a 15,000sq ft arena in Al Quoz, Dubai.
Vietnam Van Gogh exhibition uses VIOSO-powered immersive installations
Twenty-five cameras, nine servers, 70 projectors and a range of AV technologies are being used to bring the art of Van Gogh to life in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
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.
Universal announces long-awaited details of its Epic Universe, set to open in 2025
Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and How to Train Your Dragon worlds to its Florida resort.
Heartbreak for Swedish theme park, Liseberg, as fire breaks out
A fire has destroyed part of the new water world, Oceana, at Liseberg in Sweden, and a construction worker has been reported missing.
Museum director apologises after comparing the city of Florence to a sex worker
Museum director Cecilie Hollberg has come under fire for comparing the city to a sex worker due to uncontrolled mass tourism.
Populous reveals plans for major e-sports arena in Saudi Arabia
Populous have unveiled their plans for a state-of-the-art e-sports arena, designed to stand as a central landmark in Qiddaya City’s gaming and e-sports district, Saudi Arabia.
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COMPANY PROFILES
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio for media-based attractions. [more...]
Painting With Light

By combining lighting, video, scenic and architectural elements, sound and special effects we tell s [more...]
iPlayCO

iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Red Raion expands global presence with new Riyadh office
Red Raion, the CGI studio for media-based attractions, has announced the opening of its new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. [more...]
CATALOGUE GALLERY
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06-06 Jun 2024

National Attractions Marketing Conference

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06-07 Jun 2024

World Sauna Forum 2024

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